When your family starts to grow, you realize that you need a dependable car to keep your family safe. There are plenty of models to choose from and determining what you need before you shop can save you time and possibly save you from a costly mistake.
Before you begin, consider your lifestyle, family size and the ages of your children.
Whether you purchase a used car because of your budget or if you’re just really into recycling, you will need that car to be dependable. Finding a trusted dealer who won’t sell you a lemon isn’t always easy. Asking the following smart questions when you buy your next used car may save you time and money.
We Americans love our cars. That’s why it may surprise you that we are purchasing fewer cars than we ever have in recent history. According to recent reports, the average lifespan of an American automobile is about 11 years. This is much higher than in the 1990’s when we were trading in our old wheels for new ones after owning them for around 8 years. So why is the average length of car ownership at an all-time high? Are we just getting more sentimental about our vehicles?
Finding the best used car for your lifestyle does not have to be painful or boring. In fact, car shopping is a fun experience where you end up with the perfect ride for your lifestyle. Here is a list of the top 10 used cars based on various lifestyles:
10. 2008 Chevrolet Uplander Ah, the mini-van! This is a fan favorite for soccer mom’s nationwide. The Uplander is the ideal used car for those who are in the market for an entry-level mini van that looks sporty and is functional but does not break the bank. With room for 6-8 passengers, depending on the trim level, it also provides comfort features like the MP3 player, optional rear seat entertainment and dual zone climate control. This mini-van is ideal for any family who spends a lot of time hauling a lot of kids and all the [...]
When you need a car without having the credit to get it on your own, you may think about finding a co-signer to help. However, you shouldn’t just pick anyone. It needs to be an important decision. Here are some things to consider when choosing a co-signer for your car.