Best Used Cars to Buy

What kind of used cars are safe to buy? Is it really worth it? And which are the best ones in the market today? Let's find out in this article.
Many people face the problem of shortage of money to buy a brand new car. However, they still wish to own a stylish car as many consider it to be a status symbol. The best option for such people is to go for used cars. Before we know which are the best ones, let us see the reasons to buy a used car in the next section.

Why to Buy a Used Car

Selecting the best amongst the used car lot to buy, can help you save a lot of money and still get the opportunity to drive the car of your dreams. Many times, you can get the car you want at around half the price of the new car, if it is around five to seven years old. Since most car manufacturing companies take utmost care about the performance of the car before launching them into the market, the chances of the vehicle performing badly in terms of mileage are very less. Attractive interest rates are offered for used cars by many financial institutions, can help you buy your car easily. Ensuring that the car is insured and is in a good condition before you buy a used car. So, you should purchase them only from a renowned dealer in your locality. If you know someone who has technical knowledge about car parts and components, then take him along, and request him to check for minute things so that you do not buy the wrong car. As a smart buyer, you should not buy cars damaged in accidents.

Honda Accord
The Honda Accord is a fantastic offering from Honda and is a luxury car ideal for families. Honda cars are known for their efficiency and quality and are ideal for long drives and from the safety point of view. This can be one of the best options if you chose to buy a late 1990s' model.

Honda Civic
The Honda Civic is another good buy, as it is a tried and tested model. Being described by auto experts as a value for money car, you can definitely get a five to seven year old model for a very affordable price. There is no compromise on space, luxury and safety in this car, and it would be a pleasure to own and drive.

Audi A4
The Audi A4 is known for excellence, comfort, luxury and some unique features which you might not get in most other cars. Though you may find it difficult buying new Audi cars, a five year old Audi will surely fit into your budget of $7000 to $10000.

Ford Focus
Ford cars, being produced and used in North America are known for their strength, style and are known as long running cars. The spare parts of this car are available readily and at surprisingly affordable rates making it a great buy. A car manufactured between 2000 and 2005 can be bought for under $10000.

Some More
  • Volkswagen Golf
  • Ford Mustang
  • 1996-1999 Ford Taurus SHO
  • Volkswagen Passat VR6
  • Mistsubishi Eclipse GS - T and GSX
  • Ford Crown Victoria
BMW cars and Nissan cars too can be bought at cheap prices, if you get a good deal. Hoping that this article will help you in your car buying process, I would like to sign off here. All the best!
By Charlie S
Published: 10/13/2010
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