This Is How You Make A Craigslist Ad 

We’ve seen all kinds of ways people have tried to set their Craigslist ad apart from the hundreds of thousands of used car listings. While some have become Internet famous, they haven’t always resulted in a successful sale. This ad for a 1988 205 GTI might not be funny, but it is an excellent model to follow. » 6/24/15 6:05pm Wednesday 6:05pm

Dear Craigslist Landlord: You Suck

Dear Potential Landlord,

Thank you so much for listing your apartment for rent on Craigslist. I really appreciate the ad; especially the part where you said “ABSOLUTELY NO PETS” followed by exactly 42 exclamation points. Had you used only 35 or even 39 exclamation points, I would’ve inquired about bringing my pet… » 5/14/15 2:54pm 5/14/15 2:54pm

Report: Criminals Scamming Craigslist Sellers With Fake Bank Checks

We already know that Craigslist transactions can get be dangerous, and that you should take every precaution you can. Now the National Insurance Crime Bureau has issued a warning about a very well organized, multi-state, scam where people are getting fake bank checks and losing their car. » 5/08/15 7:25pm 5/08/15 7:25pm

Man Makes Awesome Video, Still Can't Sell His Ford Taurus

An Omaha man is trying to sell his 2002 Ford Taurus for $3,000 on Craigslist. Rather than just take a few pictures and write a description, he decided to give Ford's best selling sedan the attention it deserves with a pretty impressive video. He has gotten a lot of press, but no offers for some odd reason. » 4/16/15 2:21pm 4/16/15 2:21pm

Should I Trade In My Car Or Sell It Privately? 

When it's time to upgrade your current ride, you're faced with the choice of trading it in to the dealership or selling it elsewhere. While a private sale can be a hassle, it often means getting more money for your car. However, it really depends on what you have and your local tax rates that determine the most… » 3/30/15 10:39am 3/30/15 10:39am

Police Departments Offer "Safe Lots" For Craigslist Transactions 

You can find some great deals on bargain automobiles on Craigslist. However, recent stories about buyers and sellers being robbed or even killed illustrates the risk you take when dealing with an online stranger. Some police departments are responding by allocating a portion of their parking lot to ensure a safe sale. » 3/27/15 12:26pm 3/27/15 12:26pm

Police: Atlanta Gang Members Used Fake Craigslist Car Ads To Rob Victims

There was a time when if you wanted to get a nice cheap car, Craigslist was the place to go. You can still find good values on CL, but you need to be careful out there. Police say Atlanta area gang members were setting up fake Craigslist ads for cars that didn't exist, in order to lure people and rob them. » 3/05/15 2:23pm 3/05/15 2:23pm

'Cheap' Luxury Car Ownership Described With Brutal, Poetic Honesty

Why buy a boring, reliable ride when you can get a slightly older, slightly rougher used luxury car for less? Just ask the ambitious and hilariously honest seller of this '99 BMW 328is, who's throwing in the towel after realizing a $1,500 rally car can be anything but "cheap." » 3/01/15 11:05am 3/01/15 11:05am

Dealership Donates Minivan To Couple Who Were Scammed On Craigslist

A Michigan couple on a fixed income saved up to purchase a $2500 minivan from a seller on Craigslist. But when the seller gave them a false title and the minivan turned out to be stolen, they were out a car and their money. Now a local dealer has stepped in to donate a car and make things right. » 3/01/15 10:01am 3/01/15 10:01am

Two Tips For Selling Your Cheap Car Online

Smart car shoppers know trading in your old car to a dealer is never the best way to go. To make the most off of your hunk of junk, you've got to do it yourself. With a slew of different online classified and car listing services out there, selling cheap cars online has never been easier or more convenient. » 10/22/14 11:56am 10/22/14 11:56am

A Dodge Viper Just Gave New Meaning To "Weight Reduction"

Have you ever looked at your 500+bhp sports car and said, "just not fast enough?" Some of you add engine upgrades in the pursuit of speed. Others try to reduce weight. We all know that guy: the dude who brags about how he deleted his back seats and replaced his fronts, rocks lightweight wheels and a lightweight… » 10/11/14 11:30am 10/11/14 11:30am