Selling a used car online can be just as nerve-wracking as buying one. You have to vet potential buyers, make sure your car is in tip-top shape and decide on a price — all while proving your Internet business prowess.
You've just bought a used car. It looked good, ran well during the test drive and had a clean history. But when the problems start rolling in, you realize it's not the bargain you'd thought. Are you stuck with a clunker?
Leasing a car works well for some drivers, who get a sweet ride during its peak years and can either buy it or lease another when the deal's up. But if leasing works for new cars, why don't more people lease used cars?
Keypad entry systems provide a key-free alternative for getting into your car. What happens if you get a used car with a keypad system but not the code that goes with it? Are there ways to reset the system?
If the words "car" and "flood" show up together in the same sentence, it's usually not good — especially if the car was yours. Would selling your flood-damaged car help recover your losses? Is it even legal?
The shady used-car salesman on the lemon lot isn't going to tell you that the vehicle you're purchasing has a fatal case of rust or that your new car's engine is going to fall out a mile down the road. How can you beat the cheats?
Everyone has strategies for getting the best deal on a car, like wearing your frumpiest clothes to the lot. Exploring an automotive rating service is another option for helping you get the bargain of a century.