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What's the Difference Between and F150 and F250 Truck?Just wondering. What's the Difference Between and F150 and F250 Truck?

 

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Buying a Car on CraiglistThis is a page about buying a car on Craigslist. Using Craigslist to buy a car can be risky if you don't know how to protect yourself from making a bad purchase. Despite the risks there are many good deals to be found.

 

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Avoid Rolling Existing Car Loans Into a New Car PurchaseMany dealerships will try to encourage you to trade in an unpaid for car and buy a new one, by rolling the remaining balance into the new loan. There are some good financial reasons to avoid this practice, as it benefits the dealer more than the consumer. This is a page about avoiding rolling existing car loans into a new car purchase.

 

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Buying a Used Wheel Chair Van?This is a page about buying a used wheel chair van. When you need to purchase a wheel chair accessible van, you want to make sure the chair lift and the vehicle work well.

 

2006 Nissan Altima

2006 Nissan Altima Reviews?This page is about 2006 Nissan Altima reviews. It helps to find out as much as you can about a car you are interested in buying.

 

Buying a New Car

Buying a New CarThis is a page about buying a new car. Buying a new car is an important and likely expensive decision.

 

Buying a Car for $2000

Buying a Car for $2000 (or Less)?This page is about buying a car for $2000 (or less). Finding a good, inexpensive car that won't soon need repairs or parts is challenging.

 

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Finding an Inexpensive Car?This is a page about finding an inexpensive car. You don't necessarily have to spend a lot of money to get a dependable car. There are numerous ways to find an inexpensive car.

 

Buying a Car at Auction, Car for Auction With Gavel in Foreground

Buying a Car at AuctionThis is a page about buying a car at auction. Auctions can be a great way to pick up items for less than retail price. Whether you are getting a classic car or trying to get a used vehicle for cheap, auctions are a wonderful way to pick up the car you want for less.

 

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Buying a Cheap Car for First Time Driver, For Sale sign in Window of Used Car

Buying a Cheap Car for First Time DriverThis is a page about buying a cheap car for a first time driver. Everyone needs a car to start out with. Finding a good but inexpensive starter car is a great way to go.

 

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What to Ask For When Buying a Car From a DealerIf you're thinking about buying a new or used vehicle, ask for these few things and you will save hundreds of dollars.

 

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Buying a New Car Vs. a Used Car?I just found out that my car is burning oil through the motor so I started saving for a new car. I am not getting far being a single mom, working and going to school full time. I can't decide whether to go used or buy new.

 

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Budgeting For Car PaymentsWe needed to purchase a new car for my husband who uses it for business. He puts on an average of 45,000 miles annually. We did not have enough saved to pay cash for the car so I needed to FIND an additional $150 a month for the increased car payment.

 

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Finder Fee For Auto Dealer ReferralsI'm not sure if most people know this or not, but this is a tip if you buy your new vehicle from a dealership. Afterwards, send your friends and/or family members to the same dealership and salesman and have them purchase a vehicle.

 

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Getting a Fair Price on a Car?How do you get a car salesman to give you a fair price? I can NEVER get them to give me more than 500 off the sticker price. And then they add it back with fees or some other generic type charge. They call it paperwork, etc.

 

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20% Down on New CarsWhen buying a new or used car from a dealer, make a down payment of at least 20%. That will be a enough to cover taxes and most of the vehicles first year depreciation.

 

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Buying Formerly Leased CarsWhen looking for a used car, look into "leased" cars. We bought one that was 1 year old, with only 2,300 miles! It went from "covered" home to "covered" work! We're in the desert so covered is important.

 

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Buying Used Rental Cars?I have seen some good deals on used rental cars. They seem to be in great shape and usually have about 20,000 miles on them. Does anyone have any experience with buying used rental cars?

 

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Fuel Efficient Used Cars?I have about 3,000 dollars to spend on a new commuter car to get me to and from work. I have been driving my truck and the gas mileage is horrible. Can anyone suggest a good car that is fuel efficient and likely to be in that price range?

 

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Transportation Dilemma?I would like to know if anybody can help me out in getting a car. I am about to graduate and need a car to get back and forth to college and work. I do not have a job because I don't have a car.

 

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How Much Is a Flat Bed Tow Truck?I have a questions about tow trucks. Does anyone know how much it is for a new/used flat bed tow truck?

 

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How do I buy a used car?My car needs to be replaced and I am going to need to purchase a moderately priced used car. To buy a car in my price range, I will probably have to buy one through the "want ads". Does anyone have any tips for getting the right car at the right price? I am a single mom who doesn't know much about cars.

 

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Finding an Inexpensive Car?I am saving up my money to buy my first car. Does anyone have a tips for buying my first car and where to buy it? Thanks.

 

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Are Extended Service Warranties Worth It?Are extended services warranties worth the cost for cars? I'm overwhelmed with conflicting information regarding coverage, limitations, and fees. The more research I do, the more wary I become. What do you think? Trish

 

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Cheap Car for First Time Driver?My son is saving up for a car. He's not going to have a lot of money to spend so it's going to have to be a cheap, used car. Anyone have any car buying tips for buying a car through the paper?

 

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Can I Get a Decent Car for $1,000?I want to get a decent second car and I have one thousand bucks to do it. Does anyone have any tips for the best place to look for a cheap car. What models should I look for and what should I look for as far as condition? Tips, advice, or resources would be appreciated.

 

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Buying a Car at Auction?I recently purchased a utility van at the auction. I had 48 hours to take it to a mechanic to have it checked out to make sure the transmission and engine were in good order, but had to put down 70% before I could take the van.

 

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Purchasing a Used Car Warranty?I am going to buy a 2003 Honda CR-V from a none Honda dealer. They offered me warranty from their dealer of course, but my question is should I go to a Honda dealership and get that warranty or get some other type of warranty?

 

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