That is a very broad question
by thecontrarian (click here to email the poster) (2013-01-13 22:21:06)
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  In reply to: Used car advice needed.  posted by roxie

I have a very short commute to work (1 mi.), so I generally have been buying economy cars that are between 6-8 years old with approx. 70-100k miles on them, running them for 3-4 years and then selling them. I generally pay $6,000 or less for them. I look for reliable, fuel-efficient brands and only buy from private sellers (no dealers) to save a few extra $$. It's also good to run a Carfax check on any potential used car.

Cars last longer and are better made than any time in history, so I always think that used cars can be a great deal.


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