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Stylish and Powerful for its Day
The 2004 model year saw the introduction of an unofficial third-generation Acura TL. Although this was the first time just the TL moniker was used on an Acura model, two previous generations of mid-size luxury sedans used the letters TL after a set of numbers designating the engine.
There’s good news for people thinking about jumping into the used car market. Continue Reading…
New Yorkers shopping for a used car have a little bit less to worry about thanks to a new rule that bans the sale of cars with outstanding recall repairs by used car dealers.
In 2009 a new Corolla went on sale in North America. Not entirely “new,” the 10th generation Corolla feature carried over mechanics on a newly style body and interior. A staple in the compact car market, Toyota kept to the winning formula of offering a basic car with high reliability and dependable reliability.
The car-buying process is a frustrating chore; it’s stressful, takes hours of precious time and once you finally seal the deal you’re never certain if you got screwed like a box of Phillips-head fasteners. But before you sign your life away, is it better to finance a vehicular purchase or pay cash? Not surprisingly the answer is a clear as a jar of peanut butter.
The Beginning of a Legend
In 1990 Mazda introduced a back-to-basics sports car. Utilizing the same philosophy as British roadsters did in the 1950s and 1960s; the MX-5 Miata was a lightweight, front engine roadster that offered moderate power, a well-balanced chassis and top down motoring fun.
Return of the Chevy Pony Car
In 2009 Chevrolet resurrected the Camaro nameplate. Using a mix of retro inspired style and futuristic design elements, the reborn Camaro commanded road presence and has become a sales success.
Buying used is a great way to avoid depreciation, but the average used car cost more in March than it did a month before.
Value-conscious customers that don’t want the burden of a hefty new-car payment are smart to consider a certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicle. Automakers from Audi to Kia offer such programs.
Considering a pre-owned vehicle instead of a brand-new model? Going used is generally a good idea but you may want to think twice about the decision because prices are creeping upward.
We all know the economy is struggling; the stock market may be up but many Americans are still toughing it out, so it’s no surprise that a lot of people are unable to afford new vehicles.
With 3.2-million new cars and light trucks leased last year in the U.S., a flood of lease returns are expected to hit the used car market in the coming years.
After five years of consistently rising prices, used cars should get cheaper this year according to economists from the National Automotive Dealers Association.
Thanks to all the end-of-the-year deals on new cars, buying used might not always be cheaper.
You might remember when Danny DeVito played Mr. Wormwood in the 1996 film adaptation of “Matilda.”
Thanksgiving is a holiday that’s typically spent with family eating turkey and stuffing, but for many Americans, it’s all about the Black Friday deals.
The trend of falling used car prices will continue into 2014, thanks to an increase in vehicle volume and the number of retired-rental and repossessed vehicles returning to the market.
The U.S. Department of Energy and the EPA have released a new online tool to print your own window sticker showing off your vehicle’s fuel economy figures.
Buying a used vehicle is always risky. Even if it’s certified, inspected and under warranty there’s no telling how the previous owner (or owners) treated it. In addition to lackadaisical maintenance water damage is a major issue to be concerned with as well.
Exploring CPO Cars Behind the Wheel of a 2010 Porsche 911 Targa 4S
Used car shoppers need to be especially wary of “great deals” found in used car listings.
That used car you have your eyes on may soon become available as used car prices continue to drop this year. Continue Reading…
Upcoming corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards mandate that new vehicles sold in 2025 and beyond will need to get an average 54.5 mpg, a standard that aims to save the U.S. 2.2-million barrels of oil per day.