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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Consumer Reports: Used-car recommendations

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Make a Donation Newsletters. The real value of this book is that it makes you focus on the quality of reportd cars as consumer products, rather than as extesnions of their styling, or their image not that those aspects aren’t important. Some good checklists for things to note about the next car, things to ask the seller, etc.

Jon rated it liked it Aug 09, Unbiased reviews of every major model from – Exclusive Reliability Ratings based on over 1 million vehiclesLists of the best and worst used vehicles and how to avoid a lemon A checklist of what to look for when inspecting a used carBest used cars for gas mileageTips on negotiating the best priceRecalls and crash test informationMaking sense of safety informationHow to get the most money when trading in your current carPLUS profiles of more than cars, trucks, and SUVs, presenting all major models Each profile contains a photo from the representative year, a write-up of the vehicle, reliability history, crash-test data, and the model years when key safety gear was added and when a major redesign was made.


I am glad I consulted it though. Bob marked it as to-read Nov 25, In addition, each model much offer electronic stability control ESCa proven lifesaving safety feature, as standard equipment or as a readily available option.

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Condition, mileage, age, equipment levels, and the region all affect vehicle value. Buying and Choosing a Used Car. Anne added it Oct 07, Infiniti G35 ; Acura RL Aj Vasil marked it as to-read Nov 11, Used vehicles are often the best values you’ll find in the automotive market.

However, CR convinced me to go out an test drive some Buicks, and I found them to be excellent. Guidf Thimm marked it as to-read Jul 15, Jon Linkov I reporrs my career to two fateful events: You want to buy one that’s reliable, affordable and equipped with modern safety features.

We recommend skipping all of them. Each Top Pick scores ocnsumer 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 useed. May 13, Ooyyo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Bobby added it Jul 31, If you are in the market for a new car, see our advice in the new car buying guide.

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Worst Used Cars Listed alphabetically by make and model, these vehicles have records of much-worse-than-average reliability, based on subscriber responses to our Annual Auto Survey. Go to a bank or consumre union and be approved for a loan before you go to the dealership.

Manage your newsletters here too. Need new wheels but have a tight budget? Susan Baker rated it liked it Jul 04, In another way it’s also non-judgmental; it treats every car the same. I know that these are performance cars.

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Jan 22, Tisha rated it liked it. As it is best to be armed with as much information as possible before stepping onto a used car lot, Buying a used car is a greater risk than buying a new one, but can also be the best automotive deal around. Used Cars to Avoid Buying. All email addresses you provide will be used just for sending this story.