Most car shoppers in this sluggish economy are in the market for
used vehicles, according to data released July 20 by Kelley Blue
Book. And more than 60% of used-car shoppers plan to spend less
than $15,000 on their next car.
Unfortunately, used-car bargains are a little harder to find
because the number of trade-ins has dwindled while the number of
used-car buyers has increased in this economy, says Drive Time
columnist Jessica Anderson. You still can find deals, though, if
you know which types of vehicles have been discounted most and
strategies to use to get the best price. The stories below will
Bargains in Used Cars
Good deals are harder to find, but our strategies can help you trim
How to Shop for a Used Car
Before rushing down to the dealership, arm yourself with the
pricing and safety information you'll need to avoid the lemons.
10 Best Picks in Used Cars
We identify great buys in this slide show.
Beware of Phony Online Car Dealers
Follow these three tips to protect yourself from fraud when buying
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. Log on to Twitter at 8 p.m. ET July 21, when I'll be answering
questions about saving for college during a #dealchat hosted by
Natalie P. McNeal, of TheFrugalista.com. Type #dealchat in the
Twitter search field to follow the conversation.