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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Buying cqr used car is a greater risk than buying a new one, but can also be the best automotive deal around. It doesn’t have to be. Run a magnet along doors and fenders. That’s because they’re difficult to spot. Narrow your shopping list by targeting models known for reliability, a virtue that becomes more important as a car ages and falls out of warranty.

Listed as a car with low reliability ratings, then listed as good to excellent on almost all of the standards of ratings. Please call Member Services at Privacy Policy Updated Sept. Please call Member Services at But a Consumer Reports investigation showed that reports from Carfax and its main competitor, AutoCheck, can’t catch everything.

Make a Donation Newsletters Give a Gift. Unbiased reviews of every major model from – Exclusive Reliability Ratings based on over 1 million vehiclesLists of the buyung 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 guidee 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 giude when key safety gear was added and when a major redesign was made.

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Used vehicles are often the best values you’ll find in the automotive market. If all you can afford is a chevy Cobalt, then CR will tell you about its attributes without making you feel like a loser. Sharing is Nice Yes, send me a copy of this email. This last one is important if you want to avoid excessive depreciation.

Be sure the paint color and finish are uniform, and check inside doorjambs for dull-looking overspray. Sharing is Nice Yes, send me a copy of this email. Each also came standard with electronic stability control ESCunless otherwise noted. Juan marked it as to-read Consujer 24, What Goes Wrong as Cars Age.

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Send We respect your privacy. Buiyng marked it as to-read Feb 26, Aj Vasil marked it as to-read Nov 11, According to Carfax, a service that provides vehicle history reports, about 20 percent of cars on the road have some sort of accident damage. Inspect each body panel for scratches, dents or rust. You want to buy one that’s reliable, affordable and equipped with modern safety features. The best thing about this book is its no-nonsense quality. This list also appeared in the April issue of Consumer Reports magazine.

If you are in the market for a new car, see our advice in the new car buying guide.

Infiniti G35 ; Acura RL Mckinley rated it really liked it Oct 28, I think it’s better, especially for females probably, to start with a question like, “Can you tell me how’s it equipped” and asking about things like ABS or the transmission or something.

This results in some surprises. All email addresses you provide will be used just for sending this story. Uneven panel gaps around the fenders, doors, hood and trunk can indicate shoddy repair.

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