Military Will Finally Sell You A Surplus Humvee Starting At $10,000

Starting December 17, 2014 the general public will able to buy trucks from a surplus of "as many as 4,000 Army Humvees" being shifted out of government service. Bidding starts at $10,000, and the 20-year-old-trucks look like they're in good shape with low miles. There are a couple catches though. » 12/16/14 2:30pm Tuesday 2:30pm

Is This Ridiculously Cheap Toyota Supra Worth Saving?

The Toyota Supra is one of the most, if not the most desirable '90s Japanese cars on the market today. Its insane potential for supercar-crushing power and speed are largely unmatched to this day. Here's a great example of what not to do with this iconic grand tourer, but the good news is that you can save it, for a… » 12/16/14 1:44pm Tuesday 1:44pm

How To Buy A Unicorn In Five Easy Steps

Every so often, I get a wild hair up my ass and set out to find the impossible: The car that isn't supposed to exist, the variant that they were never supposed to make, in the rarest color, owned by a grandmother who only drove it to church: A Unicorn. Mercifully, my friends (and now my wife, hi honey!) tolerate these… » 12/13/14 12:11pm 12/13/14 12:11pm

Here’s Why You Can’t Buy a Luxury SUV Without A Background Check

I've decided to devote today's column to a serious automotive industry topic. The topic is: why can't you buy a new luxury SUV without submitting to a background check? And not just any background check, but a serious background check? The kind of background check they give you when you're coming back from an… » 12/05/14 3:15pm 12/05/14 3:15pm

The Best Strategy for Buying a Used Car on Craigslist

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When you're looking to buy a used car, Craigslist can be a great resource, but you need to keep your wits about you and approach all listings skeptically. And when you see the car in person, there are a few things you should keep in mind so you stay safe and don't get swindled. » 11/11/14 5:01pm 11/11/14 5:01pm

High Mileage Vehicles You Should Buy

We already told you about the most reliable car brands, but now let's look at the top high mileage vehicles by class like compact, midsize, full size, crossover, SUV, pickup and minivan. We analyzed almost 300,000 vehicles on Mojo Motors from the model years 2002 to 2012 to find the highest mileage used vehicles. » 10/13/14 3:39pm 10/13/14 3:39pm

How Do I Buy A Car When I'm Upside Down On My Current Loan?

I desperately need a new car, the one that I have is becoming an unreliable money pit. The problem is I owe $4000 more than it is worth. I have no cash for a down-payment, but I can handle $350 per month. How do I get into another vehicle and break the cycle of being underwater on a car loan? » 10/03/14 12:49pm 10/03/14 12:49pm

How Far Have You Traveled To Buy A Car?

I tell car buyers all the time that the best deal maybe several hours away if they are willing to take the drive. Trying to get a deal on a Honda in NYC illustrated that it is worth going out to the suburbs to avoid the stealerships. But would you travel across the country to get exactly what you want? » 9/18/14 12:41pm 9/18/14 12:41pm

Why You Should Never Try To Buy A Honda In New York City

I've brokered car deals all over the country and I have learned that some cars and areas are easy and some are more challenging. After several attempts at getting folks a good buy a Honda in the Big Apple, I'm here to tell you that purchasing one in NYC is an exercise in futility. » 9/09/14 9:00am 9/09/14 9:00am