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April, 2014 Archive

Gas-Powered vs. Hybrid vs. Electric Cars

As fuel-saving technology has developed in response to rising gas prices, the options available to car shoppers have also increased. Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of gasoline-powered, hybrid, and electric vehicles. Initial Costs The average new car in the US costs $32,769, but prices can be as low as $12,170 […]

Which Car Options Are Worth The Money? Part II

Last week, we reviewed the car options that hold their value best over the years. This week, we’ll take a look at some features that don’t stand up as well investment-wise, but you may consider adding them for convenience as well as increased attractiveness to future buyers. Leather Seats 53% Leather seats add a feeling […]

Which Car Options Are Worth The Money?

When it comes to investments, a new car is not considered to be a good one. Experts say that the average 5-year-old car is only worth about 28.5% of its original price. And while adding excessive features onto a depreciating asset might not be a great idea, they often will increase the car’s resale value […]

Avoiding Unnecessary Car Dealer Fees

After you’ve negotiated the sales price of your new car, you might be surprised with a total due that is much higher than expected. While some of these charges are a legal requirement, others are strictly up to the dealer. When you understand the nature of these fees, you can often save money by getting […]