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Hi! I am looking to buy a used Volvo S60 T5 model with around 40,000 miles on it. For a 2012 model the pricing is 15 grand which seem quite low. The car is equipped with climate and luxury packages. However, the car has been on the market for a good 2 or 3 years! What could prevent someone from purchasing a car like this? Records say nothing negative has ...
Hi, I just bought a used 2015 Prius C last week that was part of a rental fleet. One of the main reasons for buying this particular car was the gas mileage. It's rated as around 47 mpg highway and 53 mpg city. However, though I haven't driven it a lot, I've noticed that it generally only gets 20-30 mpg in the city. I didn't notice what it was on the ...
I am currently shopping for a Honda Pilot EX with Honda Sensing. However, as a college student with a big family to support, at this point all I need is to contact an expert like you regarding pricing. I have been dabbling with cars.com and truecar.com for information, but it seems like the used Hondas are about as expensive as the brand new one. How can I ...
Looking to buy a new or used 2016 Escape. Test drove an SW with Ecoboost and four-wheel drive. Any thoughts on this vehicle?

What does the term "titanium" mean when listed for this vehicle.

I am looking to purchase a used rental vehicle from Avis. Amy guidelines. Purchasing strategies to use with a rental vehicle as opposed to off the lot?

Can a battery from a 2004 Ford Taurus be used in a 2007 Saturn ION?

I just bought a used 2003 Dodge Neon sxt. No heat is blowing out of the dash through any vent. The fluid levels are good, the car is running at normal temp range. 

I have tried reversing the heater hoses to flush the engine. Both of the hoses are cool to the touch after 30 mins of running at operating temperatures.

Is the heater ...

I have a 1998 Honda Accord and I am wondering if I can change my steering column with a used one? Will I need to get anything programmed?


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