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The Car Connection's Best Used Car Finds For June 29, 2013
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 about to purchase a vehicle, we can help. With millions of used car listings, and thousands of vehicle reviews, The Car...Read More»

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 cabin comforts and interfaces; the innovations behind the wheel; the more refined driving experience; or the extra assurance...Read More»

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. They're also about the freedom you show and feel, in driving a vehicle that might not hit all the marks for practicality. Not...Read More»

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 up such a big chunk of total car sales, it's simple--and maybe overwhelming, too--to find one that suits your taste and your...Read More»

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 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»

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