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The Law That Might've Required Dealers To Fix Recalled Used Cars Is Probably Dead

The Law That Might've Required Dealers To Fix Recalled Used Cars Is Probably Dead

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about a massive, multi-year transportation bill that could dramatically improve auto safety in the U.S. Sadly, that bill is now being carved up in Congress, and as we've seen many times before, elected officials are making a hatchet job of it. While some of the... read more

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7 Photo Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Car Online (Illustrated With Selfies From Wikimedia)

Selling a car online is easy, right? Type in the make/model/year, offer a little description, name a price, post a few pics, and -- boom! -- you're done. Except it's not that... read more October 24, 2014 by 

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Market Forces: New-Car Sales Surge Making Used Cars Cheaper

It's been a very strong year—a very strong several years, really—for new-car sales. New-vehicle sales continue to be the bull-market bright spot of the economy... read more August 7, 2014 by 

2013 Nissan Altima

The Most Popular Used Vehicles Of 2014 (So Far)

If you're in the market for a used car -- whether you need to replace your current ride or want to give a recent grad a set of wheels for college -- you know that demand for... read more June 6, 2014 by 

The United States of Used Cars

The United States Of Used Cars

There are more than 250 million used cars on the road in the United States and every year, close to 40 million of those used cars change hands. Used-car sales volumes... read more February 18, 2014 by 

Squatter camp, Sacramento, CA (photo by Dorothea Lange for the U.S. Department of Agriculture)

Cars In America Are Still Over 11 Years Old -- And Getting Older

During the Great Recession, car sales tanked, bottoming out in 2009. That year, Americans bought just 10.4 million vehicles -- a number that U.S. auto dealers had been... read more December 27, 2013 by 

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Government Shutdown Puts Used Vehicle Prices In A Tailspin

Let's be honest: no one enjoyed last month's federal government shutdown. Every politician worth her salt knew that the outcome was a foregone conclusion, and yet, they went... read more November 14, 2013 by 

2012 Honda CR-V

Deal Alert: Prices Drop On Used Compact Crossovers Like CR-V, RAV4

Compact crossover vehicles such as the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape, and Subaru Forester have, increasingly, been drafted into primary family-vehicle duty, replacing... read more September 21, 2013 by 

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Average Car In America Is Now 11.4 Years Old

In 2012, research firm R.L. Polk announced that the average vehicle in the U.S. was a whopping 10.8 years old. That marked an all-time high, but Polk says the record has been... read more August 6, 2013 by  5

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Used Cars Take A U-Turn: Prices Finally Fall

Last summer, used car prices were sky high -- not as high as they'd been earlier in 2012, but close enough that the price gap between "new" and "new used" cars remained very... read more July 29, 2013 by  0

The Car Connection's Used Car Finds

The Car Connection's Best Used Car Finds For June 29, 2013

With the 4th of July holiday coming up, you may be planning a road trip. That just might involve a change of vehicles--a change into something pre-owned, perhaps? If you're... read more June 29, 2013 by  0

2011 Acura MDX

Best Used Luxury Car 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

Luxury cars offer a little more—of what matters to nearly everyone but the most dedicated misers. Whether it's the reputation of the brand and the image it carries; the... read more May 16, 2013 by  0

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0

Best Used Convertible 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

If you've ever owned and enjoyed a convertible—or even just rented one—understand that open-top models are about more than just feeling the wind in your hair... read more May 15, 2013 by  0

2011 Hyundai Elantra

Best Used Sedan 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

With so many nameplates and so many millions sold each year, the four-door sedan is one of the pillars of the car industry. As with trucks and utility vehicles, sedans make... read more May 10, 2013 by  1

2011 Honda Odyssey EX

Best Used Family Car 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

Family cars are a nebulous idea--what's perfect for our crew (a turbodiesel manual wagon of imported extraction) might not be ideal for yours (uh, minivan?). Shopping for a... read more May 10, 2013 by  1

2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon

Best Used Wagon 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

Let’s face it; Americans are biased against wagons. Whether it’s due to the associations that the Baby Boomer generation has with bloated... read more May 9, 2013 by  1


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