It’s deep into fall 2008, with the winter and New Year fast approaching, so model year 2009 cars have been on roadways for weeks. What can we gather about the new models, and how might it affect both buying a new car and selling a used car?
Style changes have proved historically significant for many auto models. Think Ford Mustang from 1973-on – compared with the classic 1960s models before them. It took Ford many years to learn from its mistake(s); and those who owned older versions were disinclined to sell a used car.