Tag: used cars

95 Posts

Jan 10, 2017

Used Hyundai Sonata--Buy This Year, Not That One!

Car Talk Car Complaints

The Hyundai Sonata is a roomy, comfortable sedan with good overall reliability, but there are some troubling problems in certain years of which buyers should be aware.

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Jan 05, 2017

Used Ford Fiesta: Buy This Year, Not That One!

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The Ford Fiesta is a great economy car, particularly for urban use, but beware the perils of Powershift.

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Ford Focus transmission and door latch problems.
Oct 05, 2016

Used Ford Focus – Buy This Year, Not That One!

Car Talk Car Complaints

Shoppers looking for a Ford Focus should avoid these years to stay away from door latch issues and failing transmissions.

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Suburus burning oil.
Sep 14, 2016

Used Subarus– Buy This One, Not That One

Car Talk Car Complaints

Used Subarus pose a unique challenge for buyers. Here's what you need to know about the excessive oil consumption issue.

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Buying used Nissan Pathfinders.
Aug 29, 2016

Nissan Pathfinder - Buy This Year, Not That One!

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The Nissan Pathfinder can be a great used vehicle, but some years come with problems. We can point you in the right direction.

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Advice on buying from a used car dealer
Feb 09, 2016

Man Seeks Subaru

Dear Car Talk

Jay is hoping to buy a used Subaru but the local car dealer who specializes in Subarus has made some suspicious claims. Can Jay trust him? Car Talk's advice right here.

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Jeep Commander reliability
Nov 10, 2015

Jeep vs. Subaru: Which Should Cherie Keep?

Dear Car Talk

Cherie just ineherited a 2006 Jeep Commander with 60K miles. The problem? She loves the Subaru Forester she's put 150K miles on since buying in 2002. Car Talk's advice about what she should keep, right here.

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finding an honest car seller
Jun 25, 2015

Finding an Honest Car Seller

Guest Bloggers

How to size up the person you're about to buy from.

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Jun 09, 2015

Beware Masquerading Flood-Damaged Cars From Texas

Jim Motavalli

The used-car market is at risk of inundation from prettied up cars that were underwater during the big Lone Star storms.

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