car values

Used Car Thrift

December 12, 2012

Most shoppers love a good deal on clothes from a thrift store. Buying something second-hand and making it your own can be a gratifying and cathartic experience. Shouldn’t it feel the same when you’re buying a used car?






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What to Look For at an Auto Auction

November 19, 2012

So you’re in the market for a new car. Well, by new car, of course I mean new to you. There are millions of used cars sold every year around the world, and you could very well be in the market for one right now. Maybe you have heard from some friends and family members […]






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Your Dream Vehicle

November 16, 2012

People often think of what their dream vehicle would be if they were to get a lot of money, or just allowed to choose any vehicle they want. Often the choices involve a multitude of Ferraris, Bugattis, Porsches, Lamborghinis, or any of the other countless brands of elite, pricey vehicles out there. What about a […]






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DriveScribe Coaches Teens On Safe Driving

September 11, 2012

Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers. Teenagers love to communicate with texting. Texting while driving increases the chance of an accident by 23 times. Somebody please figure out a way to keep teenagers from texting while driving!






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CarGurus Names Their Top 10 Fuel Efficient Vehicles

April 11, 2012

The auto research and shopping site, CarGurus, has identified their top ten fuel-efficient vehicles for under $15,000. They anticipate that cars offering significant gas mileage will increase in price throughout the summer months. In a recent press release, CarGurus released their methodology and forecast for fuel-efficient vehicles. “Gas prices have proven a reliable indicator of […]






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2011 Used Car Value Catches New Car Value In A Hot Car Market

March 27, 2012

Is it possible that buying a new car could actually be cheaper than buying a one-year old used car? Kelley Blue Book did some research and discovered that it is not only possible, but actually happening. The Kelley Blue Book research shows 10 cars worth consideration because of the trend. But before we get to […]






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KBB Cost Of Ownership Awards – One Measure Of Used Car Value

March 7, 2012

Over time, what makes a vehicle a good used car value? Kelley Blue Book, the well-known resource for new and used car prices, introduced the Kelley Blue Book 2012 Cost of Ownership Awards at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. The Kelley Blue Book folks took a look at the entire fleet of 2012 new cars, […]






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Appraise Your Own Car

February 22, 2012

You can go to almost any pricing guide website to learn your car’s used car value. All of these sites, Edmunds.com, KBB.com, NADAGuides.com, and others, offer up what your car would be worth if it were retail ready. Of course, if your car was retail ready, it is not likely that you would be so […]






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Car Theft Deterrent Systems Provide Peace Of Mind

February 16, 2012

Security theft deterrent systems on cars have come a long way in the last five to ten years. Key fobs and locking systems, standard on many new cars, have reduced the need for supplemental anti-theft devices. On the other hand, some higher end vehicles may need extra protection. There are basically four types of supplemental […]






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AutoTrader.com Shoppers Choose Ford For Innovation

February 15, 2012

In a December survey, AutoTrader.com asked shoppers which automaker was the most innovative. Ford was overwhelmingly chosen number one taking 38% of the votes. In its January 10, 2012 press release, Autotrader.com cited BMW as the number two innovation leader capturing 19% and Toyota third with 13%. Innovation can mean different things to car shoppers. […]






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