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Does Car Color Affect Resale Value?

Does Car Color Affect Resale Value?

| February 6, 2013

Vivid colors like orange, purple and lime green may look good now but could become dated fast.

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How to Minimize Depreciation When Buying a Car

How to Minimize Depreciation When Buying a Car

| February 6, 2013

One of the biggest costs is hidden from view when purchasing a car or truck: depreciation.

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Best Models and Years to Buy Used

Best Models and Years to Buy Used

| January 15, 2013

As cars and trucks age, they are prone to mechanical and electrical failures. Maintenance costs rise. Learn the sweet spot.

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Difference Between an SUV and a Crossover

Difference Between an SUV and a Crossover

| January 14, 2013

You’ve found the local car dealerships on the DexKnows site and now you’re heading out to look for a new SUV. When you get there, the salesperson might try to steer you toward a crossover. Before you cross the showroom floor, it would pay to know the difference: One might suit you better than the other. More […]

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Five Tips When Test Driving a New Car

Five Tips When Test Driving a New Car

| January 14, 2013

About 1 in 9 new car buyers skips this important task. That’s a mistake that leads to buyer’s remorse.

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Fuel-Saving Innovations to Look for When Buying a Car

Fuel-Saving Innovations to Look for When Buying a Car

| January 14, 2013

Car makers are improving the efficiency of the gasoline engine and they’re adopting new electric technologies.

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New vs. Used: Buying a Car or Truck

New vs. Used: Buying a Car or Truck

| January 12, 2013

Absence of grunge and low maintenance costs argue for a new car or truck. A preowned car is less expensive and the depreciation is already taken.

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What’s Telematics? Benefits of the Safety Feature

What’s Telematics? Benefits of the Safety Feature

| January 10, 2013

Telematics enables a two-way connection to a central control center that knows the vehicle’s location.

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Is High Mileage on a Used Car a Bad Thing?

Is High Mileage on a Used Car a Bad Thing?

| January 10, 2013

What matters more than the number of miles is how those miles got on the car.

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Downside of Low Mileage When Buying a Used Car

Downside of Low Mileage When Buying a Used Car

| January 3, 2013

Low mileage isn’t always a good thing. Here’s a look at some of the problems to watch out for.

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