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Brand new to buying a car, saw a cadi 2005 sts v8 with 45,000 miles on it for $1,500 . Seems to good to be true. Says there is no issues with the car n in good condition. How believable is that n what would a normal price be? Ty

Hi. I just want to ask about how can i assure that the new car that im buying is a brand new one. Or if there is something that i have to know/check in the car's body to convince myself that the car is definitely brand new and fresh from the supplier. It is just an assurance because im having a doubt on our agent right now. Because she have just ...

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha! November 30, 2018, I bought a 2005 Honda CR-V LE with 192,000 km (Canada) for $5300. It came with a "3 month bumper to bumper warranty". Ha ha ha ha ha... Since then, I have had to replace the battery, a blown crank seal, the drivers side seat belt buckle (SRS warning light), battery terminal ends (held in place with a ...

we are thinking about buying a 2017 Nissan sentra. Our mechanic said that there were problems with the transmission CVT w/Xtronic. Is these a current problem or was it with earlier models. Thank you, Alma

I am in the middle of buying a used car. I have narrowed it down to 2 vehicles. I live in Massachusetts and a trusted dealer has a 2012 Ford Escape Limited with 83,000 miles and a 2009 BMW X5 xdrive30i fully loaded with 96,000 miles. I am wondering what is the better SUV to buy?

Hi, I am from Melbourne Australia I am long time follower of yours. I appreciate all your content which help people like us make right decision. I am in a very dilemmatic situation now, hence I am writing you to get your suggestion on my dilemma and help me clear it please. The dilemma is: In December 2017 I bought brand new Mazda 3 Maxx for 25,000 ...

Hello! I'm excited about this site. My Honda Accord EX 2003 (v6) got caught in a freshwater flood about 6 months ago. My car has been idle since. The water line was above the seats, & the car was on a decline, so the whole front end was underwater. I did crank the engine while under. The oil dipstick looks good, though. The battery was working ...


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