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Used Car Resources

The Used Car resources listed below can help you if you are in the market for buying a used car. Be sure to see the used car checklist and car warranty information.

Used Car Inspection Check List

Used Car Checklist

used car check listClick Here for the AA1Car Used Car Inspection Checklist

Use this Used Car check list to make sure the car you buy does not have any serious problems that will require expensive repairs.
Print a copy of this check list and use it when you go to inspect a used car.

Used Car Reviews:

Use these information resources to check out a specific vehicle BEFORE you buy:

AutoBeef (See what kind of problems other vehicle owners have had with their cars)

CarFax (Get vehicle history reports) (See what other vehicle owners say about their cars)

Consumer Reports (Good, non-biased reviews and BestBuy recommendations)

Federal Trade Commission Used Car Information for Consumers

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) (Good resource for recall information) Illustrated Guide for Car Buyers & Owners

Used Car Prices:

Look up trade-in values, and typical private party & retail selling prices
by year/make/model, mileage, condition and zip code:

Edmunds Used Car Appraisals

Hagerty Car Values

Kelley Blue Book

Shop for a Used Car



CarWow (UK)

ebay Cars & Trucks for Sale


Shop for a Classic Car or Truck

A&E Classic Cars

American Dream Machines

Country Classic Cars

Fast Lane Classic Cars

Gateway Classic Cars

Shelton Classics

Volo Auto Sales

Worldwide Vintage Autos

Sell Your Used Car



TrueCar True Cash Offer

Donate Your Old Car

800-Charity Cars


Loaves-Fishes Donate a Car Program (Naperville IL)

Vietnam Veterans Car Donation Program

Wheels-For-Wishes (Make-A-Wish)

Junk Your Old Car


The Clunker Junker

Used Car Articles:

How To Buy A Good Used Car (and NOT a Lemon!)

New Car Lemon Law (How Lemon Laws can help you with new car repair problems)

Used Car Dealer Tricks (How NOT to get cheated on the next used car you buy!)

What Goes Wrong With Cars (and When)

New & Used Car Warranty Information (See if a used car is still covered under a factory warranty).

My Advice for Selling, Trading or Getting Rid of Your Old Car or Truck

Crappy Cars I Have Owned

My Favorite Cars

Helpful Used Car Links (offsite):

Buying a Used Car Tips from the Federal Trade Commission

Car Buying Tips from Consumer Reports

Car Loan Calculator

The Hidden Costs of Owning a Car

Vehicle Manufacturer Websites:

Vehicle Manufacturer Websites (New car information, pricing, features, options, etc.)

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For Automotive Replacement, Repair and Service Parts Click Here

Be sure to visit our other websites:
used car resources

AA1Car Diagnostic Help

Auto Repair Yourself


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