Tips for getting the best deal on a used vehicle

Autos: Buying Used

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Buying a Cheap, Reliable Used Car

Chantal King

Buying a used car can be dread-inducing, but when you take the proper steps, you can protect yourself and score a great deal without getting used. Here is what you need to know to get the very best used car at the very best price.

6 Easy Ways to Become a Frugal Car Owner


Choosing the right car can be tough. But unless your job or your professional image depends on having swanky wheels, discipline yourself to separate your emotions from your buying decision. Don't buy fancy, and don't buy new. You can save at thousands in the first five years after buying a used car instead of a comparable new one.

How to Buy a Used Car


These four steps will help you get a quality car at a price you can afford.

Smart Used Car Shopping

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Everyone has a horror story about shopping for used cars so many of us tend to buy new. But new cars cost more and can rarely be bought with cash up front. So here's a look at how to be smart about your used car shopping, so that your story will be a dream and not a nightmare.

Buying a Used Rental Car

Barbara Weddle

If you're in the market for a dependable and competitively priced used car, purchasing a low-mileage late-model used rental car from a rental-car company may be the direction for you to take. Why purchase a used car via a car-rental company over the traditional dealership method? Here are seven good reasons.

3 Tips on Buying a Certified Pre-Owned Car


While you will pay more for a certified pre-owned (CPO) car than a car that is not certified, there can be some terrific benefits to buying a used CPO car, but those benefits can vary widely. Follow these three tips when buying a CPO car to help you get the most value for your dollar.

Buying a Low Mileage Used Car

This Old Housewife

One reader says she can afford a car note, but doesn't want to get tied down in case the economy tanks further. The solution? A used car with low mileage on it. They are out there and do exist. You just have to know how to find one.

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Gary Foreman

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