Toyota Camrys on display at a car dealership lot
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Are These Really the Best Used Cars to Buy?

Used cars are a great way to save money and get a good vehicle. But there are so many it can be seriously overwhelming. Endless minutes spent researching and price checking drag on when looking for a good used car. Sometimes, we can turn to YouTube for some great information on what is the best …

The front view of a red 1994 Dodge Viper RT/10 with a hardtop
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Bring a Trailer Bargain of the Week: 1994 Dodge Viper RT/10

The various Hellcat models may be Dodge’s performance halo cars today, but they weren’t always. Before them, and even before the first SRT models, there was the Dodge Viper. Since its cancellation, Viper values, especially for the earlier models, have steadily grown. But you can still find some decent bargains, including the 1994 Viper RT/10 …

Two people drive an ATV through a muddy creek.
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5 Fun Used ATVs for Under $3,500

If you’ve ever ridden an ATV through the forest or on a sandy trail, you get it. If you haven’t, there’s a good chance you’d like to give it a go. Some of them are crazy expensive. But you don’t actually have to spend ridiculous cash to have a little 4×4 fun in the dirt. …

2019 Ram 1500 Rebel driving on dirt road
Trucks & SUVs

It’s A Terribly Expensive Time to Buy A Used Truck

Hold on to your wallet. If you’re looking for a used truck right now, then you could lose a lot more money than expected. Used pickup truck prices are skyrocketing right now. It seems like prices are making major jumps in the blink of an eye.  Prices keep growing  I know what you’re thinking. If …

Red-and-white 2019 Honda CRF450X being ridden quickly down a forest trail
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The Most Common Honda CRF450 Problems Owners Face

If you love dirt bikes and motocross racing, there’s a good chance you either own or––wish you do––a Honda CRF450 dirt bike. It’s one of the best motocross motorcycle options out there. Both the racing CRF450R and the CRF450X, even the pavement-oriented CRF450L are popular choices for riders who love to take things off the …

2001 Toyota Tacoma like this red one parked near the shore is the best used pickup truck to buy
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The Best Used Toyota Tacoma Model Years According to Consumer Reports

The Toyota Tacoma’s road manners are rarely praised. It’s a Toyota pickup truck designed for workhorse purposes. Plus, it’s a bonafide rock crawling machine, especially in the purpose-built TRD-tuned versions. However, it’s also a pricey compact pickup truck option. For many, buying a used Toyota Tacoma pickup truck is more practical for their budget. These …

BMW X5 parked under a modern home roof
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You Better Hope Your SUV Isn’t on This List

If you are thinking about buying a used SUV, you’ll probably want to review the ones on this list. According to CarWow, the following SUVs make up the list of the least reliable SUVs of the last decade. For the past 10 years, these SUVs have been giving owners a lot of trouble. They range …

A Land Rover radiator badge is displayed during the London Motor and Tech Show at ExCel
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‘Everything About This Vehicle Is Junk’ offers a wider range of consumer complaints. From engine problems to in-car electronics failure to things like serially cracking dashboards, the complaints can pertain to essentially anything. But what exactly do the problems need to be in order to warrant the complaint: ‘everything about this vehicle is junk.’ The car problems for whatever this …

A black 1995 Toyota Celsior
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Cars and Bids Bargain of the Week: 1995 Toyota Celsior

Courtesy of the 25-year rule, a number of desirable JDM vehicles are now legal to import—including some interesting Toyotas. There’s the WRC homologation special Celica GT4, for example, and the rugged 70-Series Land Cruiser. And there’s also some of the Japanese automaker’s luxury models to choose from. Including the car that’s this week’s Cars and …

A Lexus RX on display at an auto show
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The Most Complained About Lexus SUVs

Lexus earned a reputation as a reliable luxury brand over the years. In fact, compared to other carmakers, Lexus vehicles have very few complaints overall. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean crossovers like the Lexus RX aren’t getting any complaints at all. On, these are the most complained about Lexus SUVs. If you are car …

Chevrolet Silverado Diesel driving on a highway near a mountain
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Buying Your Pickup Truck: Timing Matters

As we close up the whirlwind that is 2020, buying a new pickup truck may be on your mind. Should you just go out to the dealer and pull the plug? Or does a waiting game help close a better deal? How does timing affect the end result of buying your pickup truck? Don’t rush …

a red mercedes that is a perfect example of the type of car that is better to buy in a private sale
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These are the Most Complained About Mercedes-Benz Cars

Mercedes-Benz is a luxurious automobile that hails from abroad and graces us with powerful engines and plush interiors. The brand now has a broad price range to include those with pockets a bit more on the shallow side compared to some of the deep pocket models. Pricing ranges from the low $30s to well over …

A red 2020 Ducati Panigale V4 S next to a white-and-blue 2005 Suzuki GSX-R1000 in front of the setting sun
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A 15-Year-Old Suzuki GSX-R1000 Can Keep up With a Ducati Panigale V4

While its motorcycles aren’t the most expensive, Ducati’s bikes are arguably some of the most desirable. Especially its Panigale line of sportbikes. The V2 model is quick in its own right and keeps the manufacturer’s L-twin tradition alive. But if you want the closest thing to a commuter-friendly Desmosedici RR, you’ll need the Ducati Panigale …

2020 Kia Sedona is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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These Safe Minivans Could Save Your Family Thousands

Minivans are famed family haulers. They have been carting American families around for decades. Not everyone likes their look, but you can’t argue with the phenomenal functionality of this segment. Sometimes, it’s nice to go back a few model years to buy a nice used minivan. For many families that are car-shopping for their next …

a red mercedes that is a perfect example of the type of car that is better to buy in a private sale
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Is it Better to Buy a Car for Sale by Owner?

When you are looking to buy a car, there are a lot of different avenues to take. Car shopping options can be overwhelming. In fact, buying a new car is out of the financial wheelhouse for many. That leaves you with either buying a certified pre-owned car from a dealership or a used car from …

a truck driving down country road
Trucks & SUVs

Best Used Toyota Tundra Model Years According to Consumer Reports

This truck was once called the “Camry of pickup trucks,” according to Consumer Reports. The Toyota Tundra is one of the best pickup trucks on American soil. Its reputation for reliability is that of legend. However, Toyota’s history for building a reliable machine doesn’t stop at the Camry and the Corolla. The Toyota Tundra and …

a silver Honda Odyssey driving near the shore. It's a great choice for a used minivan
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Best Used Minivans to Buy in 2020

Minivans are easily the most practical, most family-friendly vehicles on the market. But the price of a new minivan isn’t exactly what most families have in mind when they are searching for their next car. There are a lot of second or third hand minivans out there that still have plenty of life left. What …

A red 2013 Bentley Continental GT V8 drives quickly down a forest road
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Does a Cheap Reliable Used Bentley Exist?

A cheap used luxury car, like a Bentley, can be enticing—until the repair bills roll in. But just because brands like Rolls-Royce or Bentley’s corporate cousin, Audi, use pricey parts doesn’t necessarily make them unreliable. With a bit of planning and a sharp eye, it’s possible to find a used Bentley that won’t drain its …

A low-angle shot of a red 2008 Audi TT Coupe driving down a road
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Which Used Audi Is the Most Reliable?

Quite a few German brands have a reputation for unreliability, especially when it comes to buying them used. A few are even described as maintenance nightmares. However, it’s perfectly possible to find reliable used BMWs and Mercedes-Benz models. And it’s just as possible to get a reliable used Audi. One of the most reliable, looking …

A gray 2007 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT Spec B
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The Subaru Legacy GT Spec B Was a Sleeper WRX

Flawed dream car though it is, the Impreza-based Subaru WRX has an extensive rallying history and dedicated enthusiast following. However, the Impreza isn’t the only sedan that the automaker modified for some extra performance. But unlike the WRX, the Subaru Legacy GT Spec B was less about standing out than blending in. Subaru Legacy GT …

A silver 2007 Mercedes G550 G-Wagon drives on a mountain road
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A Used Mercedes G-Wagon Is a Better Toyota 4Runner

For fans of old-school off-road SUVs, the Toyota 4Runner has a lot to offer. But the TRD Pro models, new or used, aren’t exactly cheap. Plus, although the 4Runner received some welcome upgrades recently, it’s definitely showing its age. However, if you’re after a similarly-hardcore SUV, there’s one which also adds a bit more luxury: …

A gold 2010 Chevy Tahoe climbing a scenic mountain road
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The 2010 Chevy Tahoe Is Still a Good Used SUV

The 2020 Chevy Tahoe is a nice big SUV for families. The 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe has experienced a redesign and it’s also a decent option for a large family SUV. However, buying new can easily cost you up to $65 grand. Some people want the benefits of a full-size body on frame SUV without the …

front view of a red 2007 Honda Accord
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Are You a Member of the 2007 Honda Accord Club?

The Honda Accord is one of the most popular cars on Earth. It’s simple, elegant, and comes in a variety of trims and options. You can find sedan, coupe, and hybrid versions. So many of us have owned one either new or used. And most who have loved their 2007 Honda Accord. The 2007 model …

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Best Work Vans Under $10,000

When you are on the hunt for a commercial work van for business-related use, keeping the price low is often important. However, sacrificing on reliability or utility isn’t an option. Are there good cheap work vans out there for less than $10,000? The answer is yes. You can actually find many options for that price …

2008 silver Honda Odyssey driving on a scenic road
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The Unforgettable 2008 Honda Odyssey

Maybe you remember the 2008 Honda Odyssey for its peeling paint. Or maybe for all of the reliable miles it gave you. Either way, the 2008 Honda Odyssey may be a minivan––but it was unforgettable. It’s even a great used car today that gives you a lot of family-friendly minivan amenities for a bargain price. …

white Ford work van in motion
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Big Used Vans Under $5,000

Vans are a fairly popular segment right now. With many taking to the open road because airlines aren’t what they used to be, a big van for a summer on the road is more appealing than ever. But do you have to spend the big bucks to join the craze? Are there good big used …

white Mercedes sprinter van driving down a forested road
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Best Model Years for a Used Mercedes Sprinter

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a long-running van choice worldwide. Introduced in 1995, it has gained a large following and for good reason. The Sprinter came to came to the US in 2001. While there were some awesome Phase I models from 1995 – 2000 sold abroad, we will narrow this list down to the model …

A brand new white Toyota Sienna on display
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Top Safety Pick Minivan of 2010

Minivans like the Toyota Sienna and the Chrysler Pacifica are great family cars. They are some of the leading choices when it comes to finding a trustworthy family carrier. They boast a reputation for safety and practicality. But prices can get so expensive, and a used 2010 or 2011 minivan becomes a more appealing option …