Should I Buy A Certified Pre-Owned Luxury Car Or Lease A New One?

I really like the new BMW 228i but it is out of my price range. It would seem that a CPO 128i might be a good alternative. I have a budget of about $25,ooo and would be willing to use 5 grand for a down payment. However, I don't drive that much and I'm thinking that leasing might be an option. What should I do? » 8/25/14 10:06am 8/25/14 10:06am

List Your Ride In Less Than 60 Seconds With This App

When it comes time to finally let go of your ride, selling it can be hassle. You have to take pictures, write a description, and get it online. It's almost enough to say screw it and keep it. CarLister has just launched a new app for Apple and Android devices that will list your car in about a minute. » 8/13/14 5:22pm 8/13/14 5:22pm

That "Best Used Cars For Teens" List Gets It Half Right

Automobile crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers, and young drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a collision. In an effort to help parents buy safer cars, The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released their list of recommended used cars for teens. It's not bad, but it… » 7/16/14 10:34am 7/16/14 10:34am

Roadside Dealership Will Make Your Jalop Dreams Come True

This wonderful place of awesomeness was found by Opponauts CrzRsn and Yamahog while they were searching for some doors for an XJ. It's Marshall Motors in Jackson, MI and unlike that other cool used-car dealer, this place has plenty of cheap, weird, and strange rides for your next project car hell. » 7/01/14 10:21am 7/01/14 10:21am

First Ever CPO Tesla Model S For Sale (Update)

The Tesla Model S is one of the hottest luxury cars on the market. Unfortunately, CPO examples have not been available to the public, until now., an online auto dealership based in Phoenix AZ and operates out of Atlanta, GA has acquired the first ever certified pre-owned Tesla Model S for sale in the… » 5/09/14 10:02pm 5/09/14 10:02pm

When Buying New is Smarter Than Buying Used

Last week I made the assertion that "Buying New is for Suckers," of course I was only half-serious about that title. Most of you agreed, and reiterated that you can get more car for your money if you are willing to roll the dice. However, some of you rightly pointed out that buying a new car might be the better option. » 1/21/14 10:58am 1/21/14 10:58am

Buying New is for Suckers

Gearheads sometimes catch a lot of heat for not buying new cars. Hey, it's not our fault we are savvy shoppers…. (or broke). The reality is we know that buying used is just a much better value. For example, once I convinced a client to get a CPO C-class for the same money he was going to spend on a loaded Camry. Like… » 1/15/14 12:34pm 1/15/14 12:34pm

Let Saturday Night Live Show You The Very First Used Car Commercial

Used car ads tend to be all kinds of weird, but surely the idea had to come from somewhere, right? It turns out Saturday Night Live got their hands on a copy of the very first used car commercial, and since it stars Tina Fey and newcomer Mike O'Brien, it is, of course, absolutely hilarious. » 9/29/13 4:02pm 9/29/13 4:02pm