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The Buying Guide (Consumer Reports Buying Guide) [Editors of Consumer Reports: Used Car Buying Guide Best & Worst Used Cars Paperback. Autos. Your inside track for new & used vehicles Tire buying advice _ Rating the models Reviews of the models Used cars: The . Used Car Buying Guide has 19 ratings and 5 reviews. Published January 22nd by Consumer Reports (first published July 1st . Aug 09,

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In addition, each model much offer electronic stability control ESCa proven lifesaving safety feature, as standard equipment or as a readily available option. If all you can afford is a chevy Cobalt, then CR teports tell you about its attributes without making you feel like a loser. Even buying a model known for reliability is no guarantee that it won’t have problems.

The used 20009 guide has its own peculiar fascinations. This last one is important if you want to avoid excessive depreciation. Masking tape marks under windowsills or fender edges indicate paintwork.

Don’t spend any time looking at these models, which have below-average reliability. Best Used Cars 20009 Price. All email addresses you provide will be used just for sending this story.

How to Sell Your Used Car. Matthew rated it really liked it Jul 25, Check this box if you wish to have a copy mailed to you. Not only is the price lower than a comparable new car’s, but continuing ownership expenses such as collision insurance and taxes are lower, and a two- or three-year-old used vehicle has already taken its biggest depreciation hit.


In reoorts way it’s also non-judgmental; it treats every car the same. This list also appeared in the April issue of Consumer Reports magazine. Each model is given a half-page to strut its stuff. Each Top Pick scores at or near the top of its category among more than vehicles Consumer Reports recently tested at its Auto Test Center ; has average or better predicted reliability based on the problems subscribers reported on more than 1.

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Joshua rated it really liked it Sep 29, V marked it as to-read Sep 16, Jon rated it liked it Aug 09, Welcome to Consumer Reports. Shopping for a used car? Thomas Bonar added it Dec 29, consumeg Sharing is Nice Yes, send me a copy of this email.

For example, Buicks are highly regarded for their reliability and quality. Alycia added it Jul 27, Bobby added it Jul 31, May 13, Ooyyo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Rich rated it it was ok Sep 13, If it doesn’t pull toward the car, there may be body filler under the paint, indicating body repairs.

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Bob marked it as to-read Nov 25, It doesn’t have to be. Matt Grant marked it as to-read Aug 27, Surveys show it is rare that the premium you pay will equal the amount of a paid repair claim down the line unless you choose a model known to have a troubled reliability history.

Subscribers 209 Sign in or Subscribe now! Infiniti G35 ; Uzed RL Inspect each body panel for scratches, dents or rust. That’s because they’re difficult to spot.


Jul 23, Kevinwethington rated it really liked it. Listed consumeg a car with low reliability ratings, then listed as good to excellent on almost all of the standards of ratings.

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Jon rated it really liked it Jun 25, I tried it when calling a seller listed usec the classified, and instead of being an icebreaker, the guy clearly thought that I was someone to whom the color is important However, CR convinced me to go out an test drive some Buicks, and I found them to be excellent.

Probably the most helpful of all the books so far. A note–in the list of things to ask sellers, it recommends you start out with the question “what color is the car”, as an icebreaker. Anne added it Oct 07, How to Avoid Buying a Lemon.

Used Car Buying Guide by Consumer Reports

Don’t cat the dealer tell you they’ve inspected the car for you. Get Ratings on the go and compare while you shop. Beware a Flood of Flooded Cars. The edition of “Used Car Buying Guide” will help anyone in the market get the best price – and minimize risk – when buying, selling, or trading in a used vehicle.