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Real Secrets for Buying a Car at a Dealership

Secrets for buying at a car dealership

It’s easy to go car shopping unprepared, in fact, most of us do it that way. We tell ourself that we are just going to look, maybe test drive a few, but we never expect to buy anything that day.

Lets face it folks, many times buying a car is an impulse buy. So check out our list of secrets that can give you a leg up on the dealership, even if all you plan to do is test drive.

Things to remember:

Car dealership secrets

Do your homework
We say this all the time, and that’s because we really, really mean it. If you know your stuff dealers can’t take advantage of you. Read more

Time Magazine’s 50 Worst Cars of All Time 1982-1984

Time Magazine’s Worst cars of 1982-1984

Time Magazine tackled a monumental task by narrowing down the worst of the worst vehicles ever made. They compiled a list of 50 Worst cars of all time broken down by the years they were produced.

Here is the eleventh installation of articles targeting the bottom feeders of the automotive world.

Cadillac Cimarron 1982

Cadillac CimarronImage from Time

Just an ugly car all around, in theory the Cadillac Cimarron was built as a Cadillac for the common man, but in reality the Cimarron was more like an insult.

GM was pressured into making a smaller version of their cars by the presence of well-built medium-sized vehicles imported from German car makers like Mercedes. Read more

How to Sell a Car on Craigslist

Need to sell a car on Craigslist?

If you must sell your car yourself, online communities like Craigslist are a good place to start. Here we will teach you the simple steps required to sell a car on Craigslist.

The process is easy and in a few short minutes your used car ad can be up and running, plus the ad is free and their site is popular enough to earn it decent traffic.

First step: check out the Craigslist site

Craigslist site

There is a localized page for almost every city you can imagine and that is where you need to start. Simply go to your favorite search engine and type in ‘Craigslist’ and the city in which you want to sell. Read more

The Ultimate List of Places to Sell Your Car

We’ll tell you where to go to sell your car

You have a car to sell and we want to help, beyond our own simple buying service there are plenty of places you can sell your car.

Here is a list of some of the best options for selling your car online, from web based communities like Craigslist and Ebay, to specialized vehicle services such as KBB and Autotrader.

Craigslist

Craigslist logo

If you are a do-it-yourself kind of person and want to sell your car online, Craigslist is a good option to start with. Sellers can place an ad for free on the Craigslist.com website which is then viewed by anyone searching their classifieds for used cars. Read more

Chrysler offers rebates in time for the holidays

Chrysler offers rebates to help with holiday spending

It is no secret that 2007 has been a rough year for Chrysler, so in the spirit of the upcoming holidays they are offering quite a deal to Christmas time car shoppers.

Want to buy a car for that special someone this year? Now is a good time to check out Chrysler to find the car of their dreams.

When it starts

Chrysler star logo

The ad campaign will start on November 20th and push Jeep, Dodge and Chrysler vehicles. They will also hype the lifetime warranty they started offering on engines and transmissions earlier in 2007.

Just in time for Christmas, Chryslar hopes to entice holiday shoppers to help thin out their 2007 stock, and renew interest in the brand for 2008. Read more

Time Magazine’s 50 Worst cars of all time 1979-1981

Time Magazine’s Worst cars of 1979-1981

Time Magazine tackled a monumental task by narrowing down the worst of the worst vehicles ever made. They compiled a list of 50 Worst cars of all time broken down by the years they were produced.

Here is the tenth installation of articles targeting the bottom feeders of the automotive world.

Corvette 305 “California” 1980

Corvette 305
Image from Time

Most people associate the Corvette name with long, lean, cool. However, even some of the coolest cars can have a bad hair day.

The Federal emissions requirements of the 1970’s affected many of the muscle cars of that era, and of course it took its toll on the Corvette as well. Read more

A car today a classic tomorrow pt. 1

Which cars of today will be a classic tomorrow

There are tons of car models out there, and for every one there are people who will love them and people who will hate them.

However, there are a few models that are guaranteed to be well-liked and to become the classics of tomorrow.

Here we discuss a few of these models, the ones that are sure to go down in history as favorites.

Audi TT

Audi TT

Image from eurocars

Built with simplicity in mind, the Audi TT helped revive interest in roadster vehicles. All roadsters are not built equal, and the Audi brand is known for quality and performance. Read more

Best selling used cars pt. 2

The most popular and best selling used cars

This series is dedicated to showing you the most popular and best selling cars, trucks, SUVs and minivans out there. The used vehicles people can’t seem to do without.

This section is dedicated solely to part 2 of the car models, we will give you a some information about each one to get you started on your research.

Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Image from Rainworx.com

Manufactured since 1976 and the second Honda on our best selling used cars list, the Accord is a popular vehicle throughout the world.

It’s success in the United States has been legendary, the best selling Japanese car from 1982 for 15 years until 1997. Read more

Best selling used cars pt. 1

The most popular and best selling used cars

This series is dedicated to showing you the most popular and best selling cars, trucks, SUVs and minivans out there. The used vehicles people can’t seem to do without.

This section is dedicated solely to the car models, we will give you a some information about each one to get you started on your research.

Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Image from Holtekonline.net

Dating back to the early 70’s the Honda Civic has always been one of the best sellers. offered in coupe and hatchback versions, this little car is known for being big interior space. Read more

Time Magazine’s 50 Worst cars of all time 1975-1978

Time Magazine’s Worst cars of 1975-1978

Time Magazine tackled a monumental task by narrowing down the worst of the worst vehicles ever made. They compiled a list of 50 Worst cars of all time broken down by the years they were produced.

Here is the ninth installation of articles targeting the bottom feeders of the automotive world.

Aston Martin Lagonda 1976

Aston Martin Lagonda
Image from Time

Designed by William towns the Aston Martin Lagonda is a four door edition on the Worst 50 cars of all time.

It’s not the long, boxy design that got it on this list though, it was the horrible mechanical engineering that went along with it. Read more