Used Cars

Best Used Family Car 2013: The Car Connection's Picks
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 family car--whether it's a crossover or SUV, sedan or hatchback, minivan or green machine--doesn't have to be that difficult...Read More»

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, motion-sickness-inducing land yachts with names like Country Squire or Vista Cruiser, or to the idea that wagons represent parenting in some quaint...Read More»

2011 Honda Odyssey EX
Best Used Minivan 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

Minivans are the family haulers of this generation. Invented in the 1980s and marketed first by Chrysler, they replaced traditional station wagons--at least, until sport-utility vehicles came along and spoiled all the fun. Over the years since the first 1984 Chrysler minivans, newcomers like the...Read More»

2011 Audi A3
Best Used Diesel 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

Diesel vehicles have always had their fans; but in recent years, new-generation clean-diesel models have elevated the technology above that crowd. For the most part, the overbearing diesel clatter is gone; so is the exhaust soot and odor. And diesels simply make a good sense for Americans, who...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 Lariat  -  Driven, July 2011
Best Used Truck 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

Pickup trucks are the mainstays of the U.S. auto industry. New trucks are regularly among the biggest crowd pleasers and the best sellers. Ford's F-150 has been America's best-selling vehicle for 36 years. Those new trucks don't leave anything to worry over: they're right off the assembly line...Read More»

2011 Audi A5 2-door Coupe Auto quattro Premium Plus Angular Front Exterior View
Best Used Coupe 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

When a coupe is new, there's little left to mystery. No other drivers have been behind the wheel; no other posteriors have graced the seats, except maybe at the showroom. With a used coupe, it's a completely different story. Used cars are a blank slate: unless there's a short, meticulous chain of...Read More»

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Carfax Sued For $50 Million By 120+ U.S. Dealers

Carfax's catchy ads have encouraged millions of Americans to say "Show me the Carfax!" when purchasing used cars. That's great for Carfax's bottom line, but not so much for the dealers who have to provide those brand-name reports -- to the tune of $16.95 a pop, or a monthly subscription of up to...Read More»

2011 Acura MDX
Best Used SUV 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

New vehicles with untouched powertrains, mint interiors and intact warranties can be easy purchases. Used vehicles? It's a whole other process, one that's more confusing altogether, with variables of mileage, reliability, quality, and satisfaction all coming into play. No matter what data they have...Read More»

The Car Connection's Used Car Finds
The Car Connection's Best Used Car Finds: German Edition

Once again we are heading into the weekend and you might be preparing to purchase a used vehicle. Lucky for you, we are here to help out. We feature thousands of new vehicle reviews, along with over 3 million used car listings. The Car Connection has what you need when it's time to look for your...Read More»

Destruction in the wake of Hurricane Sandy (via Wikimedia)
Thousands Of Vehicles Ruined By Hurricane Sandy Sit On New York Airfield

In Calverton, New York, toward the eastern end of Long Island, there is an airfield. It's no longer home to planes, though: it's become an impromptu graveyard for thousands of vehicles destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. This does not sit well with environmentalists like Dick Amper, who heads up the Long...Read More»

2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT Convertible used car
The Car Connection's Best Used Car Finds: Americana Edition

It's a new year and that might mean it's time for a new or previously loved vehicle. As the weekend approaches you are ready to do some research, right? Don't worry, we have you covered. With over 3 million used-car listings, The Car Connection can help you find the perfect used vehicle. You can...Read More»

A car rendered inoperable by Hurricane Sandy
Rental Cars In Short Supply For Thanksgiving Thanks To Sandy

If you're planning to rent a car for the Thanksgiving drive to grandma's house but haven't yet secured your vehicle, you should shift your search into high gear. News reports indicate that many rental car lots in the northeastern U.S. are sitting empty this holiday season, due to Hurricane Sandy...Read More»

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Used Car Prices Tick Up After Sandy, But Beware Of Flooded Finds [UPDATED]

UPDATE: See below The effects of Hurricane Sandy are far bigger than many imagined. The storm reshaped communities, and some will argue that it changed the outcome of yesterday's election. Sandy will also have a small but important impact on used-car values. As proof, the National Automobile...Read More»

2005 Nissan Frontier LE King Cab used pickup truck
Nissan Frontier, Mazda, Lincoln: Best Used Car Finds For October 19, 2012

You've read The Car Connection's new-car reviews, and shared our breaking news all over the Web from Facebook to Twitter--but maybe you're spending this weekend hunting down your next vehicle? You're just in time, we say. With more than 3 million cars and easy to use controls, The Car Connection's...Read More»

2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser used car
Chrysler Minivan, GMC Sierra: Best Used Car Finds For October 5, 2012

The Car Connection has new-car reviews, information, and shopping tools down pat--but maybe you're in the market instead for used cars, trucks, and crossovers. Perfect, we say--and here's why. With more than 3 million cars and easy to use controls, The Car Connection's used-car listings are a great...Read More»

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee used car
The Car Connection's Best Used Car Finds For September 21, 2012

It's the weekend again--and that means time to find your next car. You've studied new-car prices through The Car Connection's reviews and information tools, but used cars are more in your wheelhouse this time. You're in luck with The Car Connection's new used-car listings. With more than 3 million...Read More»

2003 Ford Mustang V-6 Convertible
The Car Connection's Best Used Car Finds For September 7, 2012

With the weekend upon us, it's time to go car hunting. Many of you are in the market for a new car--and The Car Connection has you covered there, with new-car prices down to the options level. But what about used cars? Craigslist is a total snore lately, so this week we've been shopping pre-owned...Read More»

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Selling Your Ride? Used Cars To Remain Valuable Through 2014

If you have plans to sell your current ride anytime soon, we have good news and great news. The good news is that your used car isn't depreciating very much, and it's not likely to do so for the next couple of years. That prediction comes from the National Automobile Dealers Association, which says...Read More»

Used car salesman
Hoping For A Deal On A 'New Used' Car? Don't Hold Your Breath

If you're looking to buy a car, and you're hoping to save money by grabbing one from the "used" lot, you may be in for a bit of a shock. According to Alec Gutierrez, a market analyst at Kelley Blue Book, new vehicles now sell for just 11.5% more than their one-year-old equivalents -- and in some...Read More»

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