Average Car Depreciates by 39.1% after Three Years

A study done by iSeeCars found that, after three years, the average depreciation of a car is 39.1%. The automotive research firm noted that three years is the average term of a lease and the ideal age of a used car for prospective buyers. “Three years is a popular age for used car buyers because the cars have taken a major depreciation hit, but likely have many of the latest modern safety and technology features,” stated Phong Ly, iSeeCars’ chief executive officer. Continue reading “Average Car Depreciates by 39.1% after Three Years”

Experience Counts When It Comes to Selling Your Junk Car

There are many “cash for cars” operations out there that say they are the best and pay the most money for your junk car. But have you called these companies and found out how many hoops you have to jump through before getting a fair price for your old car? Did you get the impression you were speaking to a middleman, realizing you will not get full value for your car? Continue reading “Experience Counts When It Comes to Selling Your Junk Car”

Will There Be a Revival of “Cash for Clunkers”?

A group of federal lawmakers is asking Congress to boost the sagging auto industry during the coronavirus pandemic. What hasn’t been determined is whether there will be a second version of “Cash For Clunkers,” an Obama-era federal program that provided financial incentives to consumers to replace their older, gas-guzzling vehicles with newer models.
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