A front-facing red 2004 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti parked next to a rear-facing silver one
Sedans & Coupes

The 612 Scaglietti Is an Overlooked Affordable Used Ferrari GT

Considering the ‘entry-level’ 2021 Roma starts at $220k, buying a Ferrari is understandably a pipe dream for many people. However, even brand-new Ferraris eventually become depreciated used cars. And sometimes, they become underappreciated affordably-priced used cars. The 308 GT4 is this for the Italian brand’s classic models, for example. And if you’re after a more …

A blue 2006 'R53' Mini Cooper S drives down a valley road
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Which Used Mini Cooper Is the Most Reliable?

When it comes to reliability, Mini Coopers don’t necessarily have the best reputation. Which, if you’re thinking of buying a used Mini, is understandably an important concern. However, with some careful digging, finding a reliable used Mini Cooper is possible. A guide to used Mini Cooper models Although classic Minis are still plentiful, this guide …

A black modified 2014 Audi S4 in a driveway
Sedans & Coupes

Cars and Bids Bargain of the Week: 2014 Audi S4

Reliability is always a concern where used luxury cars are involved. Because while the purchase price is low, that doesn’t mean the repair costs are, too. However, even if an earlier version of a car was plagued with problems, doesn’t mean the later ones are, too. A good example of this is this week’s Cars …

A red 2019 Honda Civic Sedan Touring compact sedan parked on a beach near a pier and city skyline on a cloudy day
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Honda Civic Remains the Best Used Car Value in 2021

Shopping for a pre-owned vehicle involves plenty of research into safety, reliability, and other factors. To make your decision easier, the folks at iSeeCars.com put together a roundup of this year’s top used cars. They compiled a list of the safest and most reliable vehicles based on their analysis and top average NHTSA safety scores. …

A maroon 2014 Falcon F7 parked in a car garage in front of a silver car
Sedans & Coupes

Want a 1-of-7 Michigan-Built Supercar? Buy This Falcon F7

Car auctions, whether online or in-person, offer excellent chances to bid on some real rarities. Say, for example, ultra-rare supercars like the 1-of-1 Isdera Commendatore. And if you’ve been looking for an American-made supercar, but don’t fancy a Viper or a Cobra 427 Super Snake, you’re in luck. That’s because Cars and Bids just listed …

A red 2016 Hyundai Elantra on display in front of a colorful sky
Sedans & Coupes

Buying a Used 2016 Hyundai Elantra is a $10,000 Mistake

Now’s an incredible time to score a fantastic deal on a lightly used compact car with cutting-edge technologies. However, you should avoid the 2016 Hyundai Elantra. Hyundai earned itself quite a stellar reputation and is becoming an industry giant. But even this South Korean automaker misses on occasion. Why should you skip over this particular …

A dark-blue 2009 Audi S5 Coupe parked in a lot
Sedans & Coupes

Cars and Bids Bargain of the Week: 2009 Audi S5

If you’re after a bargain version of one of Audi’s luxury cars, the used market is an excellent place to look. Especially if you’re after one of the German brand’s more performance-oriented S and RS models. And this week on Cars and Bids, one such car has popped up: a 2009 Audi S5. The B8 …

The 2008 Porsche Cayenne's 4.8-liter V8 engine
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Which Used Porsche Engines Are the Most Reliable?

Depreciation means buying a used Porsche can be tantalizingly affordable. That is, until the repair bill comes in, because, used or not, a Porsche is still a luxury vehicle. However, whether you’re talking 911 or Cayenne, the German brand’s modern cars are more reliable than some may realize. Especially when it comes to their powertrains. …

A black 2000 Mazda B3000 SX on a neighborhood street
Trucks & SUVs

Cars and Bids Bargain of the Week: 2000 Mazda B3000

While the 2021 BT-50 is technically an Isuzu underneath, it’s the closest thing to a modern Mazda pickup truck. Sadly, it’s one that’s not available in the US. However, once upon a time, Mazda-branded trucks were available here. And one of them is this week’s Cars and Bids bargain buy: a 2000 Mazda B3000 SX. …