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How to buy a used car?

HOW TO BUY A USED CAR? THE FIGURES AND DATA BELOW REFLECT INFORMATION THAT MAY BE PERTINENT TO THE CONSUMER SEEKING A USED CAR. THE CONSUMER LOOKING TO BUY A USED CAR HAS MORE INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO MAKE A SOUND PURCHASE. BY LOOKING AT THE MANUFACTURER, WHAT'S IMPORTANT TO THE BUYER IN CAR AND PRICE, THE CÂR SHOPPER CAN MAKE A TOP THINGS PEOPLE LOOK FOR IN A USED CAR: AVERAGE PRICE PER YEAR FOR USED CARS FOR LAST 5 YEARS: MUCH MORE INFORMED DECISION. WHAT USED CÀRS SELL THE BEST? 2007 Performance $8,186 2008 $7,986 Interior 27.1% 64.8% 18.1% 2009 $8,483 Safety 2010 Asian brands Reliability $8,786 American brands 2011 $9,100 European brands Operating Costs WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN BUYINGA USED CAR? TRUNK OF CAR REPLACED PARTS? SUCH AS FENDERS TO SEE IF NOT ORIGINAL INTERIOR FOR CONDITION PAINT JOB... SCRATCHES, CHIPPING TEST DRIVE... BRAKE TEST, ENGINE SOUND, STEERING WHEEL Today in America used car sales rely big on the idea of certified used (through a wholesaler) which are cars less than 5 years of age. However, that does not preclude finding value in older cars are kept clean and regularly maintained. Many used car buyers still purchase non-certified if the car has a solid history, gets good mileage and cost to purchase is reasonable. dealer or FLUID LEVELS AND UNDER CAPS FOR DIRT OR GRIME" HOSES AND BELTS ODOMETER READING LEAKS CORROSION TIRES AND SUSPENSION REASONS TO BUY CERTIFIED USED VERSUS SIMPLY USED: TOP FUEL EFFICIENT USED CARS BETWEEN $4,000-$6,000 TOP 7 MOST RELIABLE USED CARS IN 2012 $6,000 ACURA TL 1 71% said for piece of mind. FORD FUSION HONDA CIVIC 1998 27/34 $5,450 HONDA CR-V 29% said for better warranty over just used BUICK LESABRE 1999 17/27 $5,199 CHEVY CAVALIER 2000 21/31 $5,185 CHEVY МETRO 2001 27/37 $5,400 DODGE NEON 2003 24/31 $5,300 FORD PROBE I 1997 I 23/30 $5,245 LEXUS ES 350 4 LEXUS RX 350 58% of the respondents also said could not afford to buy new. LINCOLN MKZ MAZDA MX-5 MIATA $4,000 SAFEST USED CARS TO BUY TOP 5 SAFEST USED FAMILY CARS FOR UNDER 15,000 2007 GLS TRIM HYUNDAI SANTA FE SUV 2007 2.51 SPECIAL EDITION SUBARU LEGACY FOUR-DOOR SEDAN 2007 2.0T SAAB 9-3 FOUR-DOOR SEDAN $14,700 2007 SE TRIM HYUNDAI ENTOURAGE MINIVAN 2007 EX TRIM KIA SEDONA EXT MINIVAN $14,000 $13,000 $4 %24 TOP SAFETY CONCERNS TO LOOK FOR IN A USED VEHICLE SAFETY BELT CONDITION When purchasing a used car, many factors come to mind and safety is near the top. Maintaining a vehicle over time adds to the safety issue, and with teenagers buying used cars more than ever ENGINE CONDITION TIRE CONDITION safety is a premium consideration. Checking the overall wear, improvements and repairs made and safety features of a car are extremely important in how you look at a used car being considered for purchase. AIRBAGS FUNCTIONALITY BRAKES USED CARS EASIEST TO REPAIR? The economy plays a big part in the purchase of a car, new or used. As used car purchases rise, a factor important to the consumer is the maintenance the car will require. Many buyers are finding that doing their own work (as much as reasonably can be done) is a cost saver and keeps mindful of taking care of their vehicle. Knowing what cars have history for ease of repair and need for care, the consumer is bound to make a valid choice on this criteria. TOP CARS MECHANICS HATE BECAUSE THEY REQUIRE LITTLE REPAIR TOP 5 SAFE CARS FOR TEENS WITH ROLLOVER PERCENTAGE TOP 5 CARS WITH CHEAPEST REPAIRS OF 2011 WITH INDEX RATING SAFE HIGH MPG CAR: 2004 HONDA CIVIC 01 HONDA 05 TOYOTA COROLLA (LOWER THE INDEX NUMBER, HEAPER THE 11% CIVIC OVERALL AVERAGE PER CARS ON THE ROAD) SAFE USED MID-SIZE SEDAN: 2004 TOYOTA CAMRY BRAND INDEX 02 06 11% HONDA ACCORD FORD FUSION Ford TOYOTA 67 SAFE USED LARGE SEDAN: 2004 FORD CROWN VICTORIA 9% 03 HYUNDAI 85 TOYOTA CAMRY 07 TOYOTA HONDA SIENNA ODYSSEY SAFE SMALL SUV: 2005 HONDA CR-V HONDA 89 19% 04 ΤΟYOTΑ 08 HONDA FORD 95 SAFE USED COUPE: 2004 TOYOTA CELICA PRIUS CR-V 9% GENERAL MOTORS 97 O DandLock CREATED BY: studiojermaya@gmail.com The Last Locksmith You'll Ever need! © ALL RIGHTS RESERVED HOW TO BUY A USED CAR? THE FIGURES AND DATA BELOW REFLECT INFORMATION THAT MAY BE PERTINENT TO THE CONSUMER SEEKING A USED CAR. THE CONSUMER LOOKING TO BUY A USED CAR HAS MORE INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO MAKE A SOUND PURCHASE. BY LOOKING AT THE MANUFACTURER, WHAT'S IMPORTANT TO THE BUYER IN CAR AND PRICE, THE CÂR SHOPPER CAN MAKE A TOP THINGS PEOPLE LOOK FOR IN A USED CAR: AVERAGE PRICE PER YEAR FOR USED CARS FOR LAST 5 YEARS: MUCH MORE INFORMED DECISION. WHAT USED CÀRS SELL THE BEST? 2007 Performance $8,186 2008 $7,986 Interior 27.1% 64.8% 18.1% 2009 $8,483 Safety 2010 Asian brands Reliability $8,786 American brands 2011 $9,100 European brands Operating Costs WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN BUYINGA USED CAR? TRUNK OF CAR REPLACED PARTS? SUCH AS FENDERS TO SEE IF NOT ORIGINAL INTERIOR FOR CONDITION PAINT JOB... SCRATCHES, CHIPPING TEST DRIVE... BRAKE TEST, ENGINE SOUND, STEERING WHEEL Today in America used car sales rely big on the idea of certified used (through a wholesaler) which are cars less than 5 years of age. However, that does not preclude finding value in older cars are kept clean and regularly maintained. Many used car buyers still purchase non-certified if the car has a solid history, gets good mileage and cost to purchase is reasonable. dealer or FLUID LEVELS AND UNDER CAPS FOR DIRT OR GRIME" HOSES AND BELTS ODOMETER READING LEAKS CORROSION TIRES AND SUSPENSION REASONS TO BUY CERTIFIED USED VERSUS SIMPLY USED: TOP FUEL EFFICIENT USED CARS BETWEEN $4,000-$6,000 TOP 7 MOST RELIABLE USED CARS IN 2012 $6,000 ACURA TL 1 71% said for piece of mind. FORD FUSION HONDA CIVIC 1998 27/34 $5,450 HONDA CR-V 29% said for better warranty over just used BUICK LESABRE 1999 17/27 $5,199 CHEVY CAVALIER 2000 21/31 $5,185 CHEVY МETRO 2001 27/37 $5,400 DODGE NEON 2003 24/31 $5,300 FORD PROBE I 1997 I 23/30 $5,245 LEXUS ES 350 4 LEXUS RX 350 58% of the respondents also said could not afford to buy new. LINCOLN MKZ MAZDA MX-5 MIATA $4,000 SAFEST USED CARS TO BUY TOP 5 SAFEST USED FAMILY CARS FOR UNDER 15,000 2007 GLS TRIM HYUNDAI SANTA FE SUV 2007 2.51 SPECIAL EDITION SUBARU LEGACY FOUR-DOOR SEDAN 2007 2.0T SAAB 9-3 FOUR-DOOR SEDAN $14,700 2007 SE TRIM HYUNDAI ENTOURAGE MINIVAN 2007 EX TRIM KIA SEDONA EXT MINIVAN $14,000 $13,000 $4 %24 TOP SAFETY CONCERNS TO LOOK FOR IN A USED VEHICLE SAFETY BELT CONDITION When purchasing a used car, many factors come to mind and safety is near the top. Maintaining a vehicle over time adds to the safety issue, and with teenagers buying used cars more than ever ENGINE CONDITION TIRE CONDITION safety is a premium consideration. Checking the overall wear, improvements and repairs made and safety features of a car are extremely important in how you look at a used car being considered for purchase. AIRBAGS FUNCTIONALITY BRAKES USED CARS EASIEST TO REPAIR? The economy plays a big part in the purchase of a car, new or used. As used car purchases rise, a factor important to the consumer is the maintenance the car will require. Many buyers are finding that doing their own work (as much as reasonably can be done) is a cost saver and keeps mindful of taking care of their vehicle. Knowing what cars have history for ease of repair and need for care, the consumer is bound to make a valid choice on this criteria. TOP CARS MECHANICS HATE BECAUSE THEY REQUIRE LITTLE REPAIR TOP 5 SAFE CARS FOR TEENS WITH ROLLOVER PERCENTAGE TOP 5 CARS WITH CHEAPEST REPAIRS OF 2011 WITH INDEX RATING SAFE HIGH MPG CAR: 2004 HONDA CIVIC 01 HONDA 05 TOYOTA COROLLA (LOWER THE INDEX NUMBER, HEAPER THE 11% CIVIC OVERALL AVERAGE PER CARS ON THE ROAD) SAFE USED MID-SIZE SEDAN: 2004 TOYOTA CAMRY BRAND INDEX 02 06 11% HONDA ACCORD FORD FUSION Ford TOYOTA 67 SAFE USED LARGE SEDAN: 2004 FORD CROWN VICTORIA 9% 03 HYUNDAI 85 TOYOTA CAMRY 07 TOYOTA HONDA SIENNA ODYSSEY SAFE SMALL SUV: 2005 HONDA CR-V HONDA 89 19% 04 ΤΟYOTΑ 08 HONDA FORD 95 SAFE USED COUPE: 2004 TOYOTA CELICA PRIUS CR-V 9% GENERAL MOTORS 97 O DandLock CREATED BY: studiojermaya@gmail.com The Last Locksmith You'll Ever need! © ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

How to buy a used car?

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The figures and data reflect information that may be pertinent to the consumer seeking a used car.

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