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Used Cars

Latest Certified Pre-Owned Incentives by Automaker

By Cars.com on August 7, 2018

If you are in the market for a used car, you may be able to get the best price by looking for special pricing and incentives. Many car manufacturers offer incentives when people purchase certifi... Read More
It's Collector Car Appreciation Day: Let Me Help You Spend Your Money

By Brian Normile on July 13, 2018

Do you have tens of thousands, or hundreds of thousands, of dollars burning a hole in your pocket? What about millions? You do? Well, first of all, do you need a close friend, or perhaps an heir... Read More
How We Went From a Safari to an Expedition: Our Car-Shopping Journey

By Jen Burklow on May 15, 2018

It's hard to let go of the things we love, like kids ... or cars. But let them go we must. Such was the case for me and my husband when we (actually, he) finally admitted it was time to bid ... Read More
Your Old-Ass Car Is Way More Likely to Break Down on You

By Matt Schmitz on May 2, 2018

Last time we checked, the average age of a car in the United States was something like 105 years old — OK, it's actually about 12, but in car years, that's solidly in "Matlock... Read More
What Does CPO Mean?

By Jim Travers on April 30, 2018

When shopping for a used car, you'll often see listings for CPO, or certified pre-owned vehicles. While that looks good in ads, its meaning can vary greatly. Related: Video: How to Prep ... Read More
Super Bowl Cities Scrimmage: How Boston, Philly Car Shoppers Roll

By Fred Meier on January 26, 2018

CARS.COM — Super Bowl 52 has shaped up as a battle between the NFL's staunchly successful Boston side and a scrappy Philadelphia team that had to work to overcome adversity. Both have ... Read More
Got Good Credit? Your Car-Loan Interest Rate May Depend on It

By Kelsey Mays on January 3, 2018

CARS.COM — Worried you won't get that plum interest rate if you put off new or used car shopping a few months? If you've got a good credit score, we wouldn't lose sleep over it... Read More
Video: 10 Ways to Spot a Flood-Damaged Car

By Matt Schmitz on November 9, 2017

CARS.COM — In the wake of the death and destruction caused by the devastating one-two punch of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma this past summer, Americans once again witnessed how disaster brin... Read More
Is a Used Car a Good Idea?

By Joe Wiesenfelder on November 6, 2017

CARS.COM — As the price of new cars has climbed, used cars have become more popular than ever. They're also more expensive than ever, inflation aside. But thanks to engineering strides... Read More
Making Sense of Used-Car Warranties

By Kelsey Mays on November 1, 2017

CARS.COM — Used cars tend to have fewer warranty options than their brand-new counterparts, but the policies can be just as daunting to understand. For one, they rarely mirror a new car... Read More
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