How To Buy a Used Car Right Now | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #386

How To Buy A Used Car Right Now | Talking Cars With Consumer Reports #386 1

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This week we cover everything you need to know about buying a used car. Our experts discuss the finer points of financing, vehicle selection, inspection and overall reliability based on Consumer Reports’ latest data. We also answer an audience question about a rebuilt vehicle title and if it’s a safe bet when buying a second-hand vehicle.

0:00 – Intro
0:39 – Welcome Steve Elek!
2:02 – State of the used car market
6:13 – Financing options
7:47 – How to buy a used car now
18:11 – Research vehicle reliability
21:37 – Question: What’s a rebuilt vehicle title and is it a safe bet when buying a used car?

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12 Comments on "How To Buy a Used Car Right Now | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #386"

  1. Ignacio Flores | November 18, 2022 at 3:35 PM |

    Buying a used car is the only way to buy a car.

  2. that was a great video, good info. we have 2 Subaru Foresters in our family 2003 & 2015 and we are very happy with them. 2003 has 98000 miles and the 2015 has 48000 miles. thank you

  3. Skip to 2:23

  4. The entitlement of you three guys is kinda creepy.

  5. RAM and Chrysler are having fire sales, 12k off is normal around here for those POS, especially teucks. Rest are sticking to the sticker price for the most part.

  6. Making money is an action. Keeping money is behavior. Growing money is knowledge.😊

  7. Even with the current dip in the Market I’m still glad I can smile back at my portfolio of $10,800 built from my weekly trade.

  8. Jonathan Hayes | November 18, 2022 at 5:08 PM |

    Great show! Piece of production advice – there’s a lot of blown out bass here throughout the episode when the hosts bump the mics or table surface that is hard to listen to.

  9. TheLifetraveler1 | November 18, 2022 at 5:10 PM |

    My neighbor bought a BMW X1. She took me with her and I could tell that the hood had been painted. I did not recommend the car. But after I left the dealer dropped the price of the car. So she bought it anyway. 6 months later, she had to dump it. Why? Because she didn’t listen to getting it inspected and we found out later it was a flood vehicle. It stopped working

  10. Mike throwing so much shade at my 2010 Ford Fusion. I still like it, and it has been inexpensive to buy and run. A mechanics inspection is even more valuable with so many hurricane/flood cars on the market.

  11. As much as I believe buying recently used is the way to go, I bought a new 2023 Camry for less than the 2020 Camry that sat across the lot from my car (same trim). This is a ridiculous time.

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