Red 2004 Ferrari Enzo parked in front of a castle
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How to Finance an Exotic Car

Whether you’re into cars or not, chances are that you’ve dreamt of one day owning an exotic car. After all, that yellow Ferrari that you have been staring at on your computer desktop would sure look better in your garage, but it’s too bad you can’t afford it. But what if you could? What if …

Used Trucks for Sale
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People Are Owning Their Vehicles Longer, Study Says

Prices of new vehicles have been going up. At the same time, financing terms have been getting longer. So, it is not a surprise that people have been hanging on to their vehicles even longer. According to IHS Market, their research shows that the average age of light vehicles in operation is at 11.9 years in the …

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How Much Car Can I Afford?

Buying a car can be an exciting time in everyone’s lives as it’s technically the second largest purchase that anyone will make short of buying a house. Picking out the right car is more than just about finding the right make, model, and even color, but it’s also important to keep your budget in mind. …

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Can I Get a Car Loan With No Credit?

Buying a car, whether new or used, can be an especially daunting process if you have no credit history. Of course, if you’re planning to pay for a car in cash, then no credit is needed, but if you’re planning to lease or finance a car, then having some established credit matters. But what if …

Toyota Sales Rise Almost 15% In January
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When Does Buying a New Car Make Sense?

If you happen to be in a situation where you’re in need of a car, then you might come across the dilemma of choosing whether it’s worth it to buy a new car over a used car. Sure, you can save a lot of money upfront if you purchase a used car, but it can …

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Is It a Good Idea to Pay Off Your Car Loan Early?

As straightforward as car loans are, it can be tricky when it comes to deciding whether or not you should pay off your car loan early. Depending on your situation, you might feel like it’s a good idea to hold onto whatever extra money you have and simply keep making the minimum payments. While, on …

Cars stand on display for sale at a Mercedes-Benz dealership during the coronavirus crisis
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How Much of a Down Payment Do I Need for a Car?

When it comes to buying or leasing a new car, there are many factors to take into consideration. One of the most important components of any car deal is how much of a down payment you can put towards it. However, the amount can change depending on if you’re leasing or financing, so here are …

Car Insurance Premiums
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Is GAP Insurance Worth Buying?

When purchasing a new or used car, one extra level of protection that you might be offered is GAP insurance. And while it might be easy to just brush it off as an unneeded added cost, you might want to think twice about buying it depending on how old the car is and what your …

A sold sign hangs on a truck after making a sale.
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How Do You Sell a Car That Is Not Paid Off?

Car ownership can be tricky, especially when it comes to selling your car. If you’re leasing your car, then you can just give it back to the dealer or trade it in. However, if you financed it and still owe money, then the process requires a few more steps than if you actually had the …

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The Best Day of the Week to Buy a Car

While there certainly are some tips and tricks when it comes to buying a new car, however, the timing in which you buy a new car is important as well. Whether you know it or not, waiting until the end of the month is a great idea as dealers do want to sell as many …

Cars

The Fallen Buick Models We Forgot About

Buick, along with other brands under the General Motors umbrella have decided to kill off many of their passenger cars. At one point, Buick had a pretty diverse vehicle lineup, now the brand is only making SUVs. The discontinuation of many of Buicks models stemmed from low sales. Some cars were plain bad, others just …

The 2021 cars of Buick in China | GM
Cars

Does Buick Sell Any Cars That People Actually Want?

Car sales are continuing to tank due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. But some car brands like Buick were already in a tough spot even before the pandemic. Buick is now basically the black sheep of the General Motors family. It’s a luxury brand, but obviously not on the same level as Cadillac. Buick also …

Toyota Camry Hybrid
Cars

Car Sales Are so Bad Even Toyota Is Struggling

It’s no secret that the car industry has been rocked since the coronavirus pandemic intensified. While there are some signs of recovery, we are by no means out of the woods yet. This has been made even more evident by Toyota’s recent financial forecast. The popular carmaker expects profits to drop by 80 percent due …

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The Truth About Used Car Dealers

If you’re shopping for a used car, then chances are you found a car at a private dealer lot and were enchanted by the car’s pictures on their website and wanted to go check it out. We don’t blame you. Private dealer prices are typically lower than most of the larger franchise dealers and, thanks …

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Here are 5 of the Best Car Deals for May 2020

Car shopping has been on hold for many consumers since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic but with international markets and businesses reopening, car buying is starting to pick back up. If you are looking to purchase a new car this month, we have gathered some of the coolest vehicles with attractive buying incentives right …

A brand new convertible Volkswagen Beetle is displayed on the sales lot at Serramonte Volkswagen
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Q1 Auto Sales in America Nosedived Off a Cliff

The economy has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic that continues to spread throughout the country. Businesses have been forced to close or make drastic adjustments to their usual operating practices. The automotive industry has been hit hard as manufacturing plants were forced to close to adhere to social distancing guidelines. The first quarter (Q1) …

Car Salesman
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How Much Do Car Salespeople Actually Get Paid?

When I sold cars, one of the typical questions I received was “How much do you get paid?” It’s a loaded question, not because it’s sales and there are the inherent “ups and downs” depending on the month, but mainly because the pay plan is usually pretty confusing and it varies from dealership to dealership. …

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Cars

Will Electric Cars Sales Really Get a Boost After the Lockdown?

Many analysts hold predictions that electric car sales will suffer due effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, consumers see the positive benefits to the environment with less emissions from traditionally fueled vehicles. These rapid and visible change to their environment is leading them to reconsider more eco-conscious choices when it comes to vehicle purchases. A …

2019 Subaru Forester Sport on the track.

Subaru Offers Customers Three Month Payment Relief

As of April 9, the total reported cases of coronavirus had reached over one million up to over 1 million. More than 6 million families have become jobless and are barely scraping by when it comes to bills. Many automakers, Kia, Ford, Mitsubishi, Acura, and others are offering deferred payment options at this time. Subaru …

Nissan
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Nissan to Cut Another Million Units From Sales Estimates

Reuters is reporting that Nissan will be cutting sales targets by one million units or more for this year. The report claims management at the ailing manufacturer has seen the need to restructure into a smaller company right away. COVID-19 is seen as a huge contributor to the need for the revision. Nissan has had a hard time in the last …

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The Truth About Car Sales

With car sales at an all-time low around the country and many car salespeople currently without jobs, I figured it would be a good time to tell you the truth about selling cars. Over the years, there have been many stories published around the web, and even on Motorbiscuit, detailing the “lies” and “tricks” that …