Used Car Buying Guides

Used Car Buying Guides

  • Lincoln MKZ/Lincoln Zephyr Used Car Buyer's Guide

    While not a uniquely American practice, “badge engineering” has been particularly prevalent among U.S. based manufacturers over the years. Sometimes it’s......

  • Porsche Cayenne Used SUV Buyer's Guide

    Let’s say you’re one of the world’s most highly vaunted makers of sports cars. Now, let’s say you find yourself in a situation in which the demand for sports cars......

  • Volkswagen Passat Used Car Buyer's Guide

    The origins of today’s Volkswagen Passat go all the way back to 1973. Until that time, VW had relied primarily upon the technology developed for the Beetle to underpin its cars.......

  • Ford Ranger Used Pickup Truck Buyer's Guide

    In one of his most famous speeches, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said; “Longevity has its purpose.” Assuming that statement to be true, the Ford Ranger......

  • GMC Envoy Used SUV Buyer's Guide

    In a company with as many automotive offerings as the old General Motors put forth, it was somewhat inevitable there’d be considerable model overlap. One rather poignant case of this was......

  • Dodge Durango Used SUV Buyer's Guide

    By 1997, there were so many different SUVs to choose from, it wasn’t enough for a company simply to build one and expect it to just sell. The marketplace had matured to the point......

  • Volkswagen New Beetle Used Car Buyer’s Guide

    There’s a saying in the fine spirits community; “All cognac is brandy, but not all brandy is cognac.” Similarly, but in a converse fashion; all Volkswagen Beetles......

  • Dodge Caliber Used Car Buyer’s Guide

    Is it just us, or does Dodge seem to have an affinity for naming its cars after destructive forces? Avenger, Challenger, Charger, Nitro, and of course, Caliber. So basically, if......

  • Toyota Highlander Used SUV Buyer’s Guide

    By the time model year 2000 rolled around, the SUV-mania afflicting American car buyers had surpassed epidemic proportions. Marketers, looking for ever more imaginative ways to put......

  • Chevrolet Cobalt Used Car Buyer's Guide

    One of the most difficult categories for Chevrolet — in the sea of difficult categories the company must navigate — is the compact car segment. Without question, of all the......