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Buying a Used Car: Private Seller or Dealer?

Should you buy your next used car from a private seller or a dealer? We outline the pros and cons of both options.

Buying a Used Car From a Private Seller: Better Price

There are pros and cons to buying a car from a person versus a dealership.

Buying a Used Car From a Private Seller: Legalities

There are pros and cons to buying a car from a private seller.

Buying a Car: Why Are Private-Seller Prices Lower Than Dealer Prices?

You've probably noticed that dealer prices usually have a premium over private-seller prices. Here's why that is.

Buying a Used Car: What Questions Should You Ask a Private Seller?

Looking to buy a used car from a private seller? We've rounded up a few questions you should ask before handing over the cash.

Buying a Used Car From a Private Seller: Negotiations

When buying a car from a private seller, you may find the negotiating process easier. Here's why.

4 Quick Tips for Reducing the Risk of Coronavirus When Buying or Selling a Car

Here's how to reduce the spread of germs and coronavirus when you're buying or selling a car.

Expert Car Buying and Selling Advice to Help You Get the Best Deal

Buy and sell like an automotive expert with our smart tips and advice.

Buying a Car: Is the Factory Warranty Transferable?

We explain whether a car's factory warranty is fully transferable to a new owner.

Buying a Car: Who Is Responsible for a Defect You Find After You Buy?

What happens if you find an obvious defect after you've already paid for a car and taken it home? We have the answer.

Buying a Used Car: Tips for Buying Sight Unseen

We have a few tips for shoppers who can't check out a used car in person before showing up to buy it.

Buying a Used Toyota Camry: Everything You Need to Know

One of the smartest used car purchases is a previously owned Toyota Camry thanks to its safety, quality and strong resale values.

Buying a Used Subaru Forester: Everything You Need to Know

The Subaru Forester makes a great used car buy regardless of generation, although some earlier models do have issues worth noting.

Buying a Car: Test Drive Items You Can’t Forget

We've listed a few important things you should try to remember before taking your next test drive.

Final Four: The Last Steps to Take Before Buying a Car

We won't be participating in the NCAA Final Four -- so we've decided to create our own: the final four steps to buying a car.

Buying a Used Car: Is It OK to Buy a Former Taxi or Government Vehicle?

You've found a used car you like -- but it was once a taxi or government vehicle. Is it still OK to consider it? We have some tips.

Buying a Used Car: Red Flags to Consider – Video

Our latest video looks at some red flags that should make you think twice about signing the papers for a used car.

What Are the Advantages of Buying a Car From a Dealer?

Should your next car come from a dealer or a private seller? We're listing some advantages of buying from a dealer.

Buying a Convertible: Should You Worry About the Roof?

Thinking about buying a used convertible? You might want to think about the roof first. Here's why it's important.

Buying a Car: Common Scams to Consider

Before you buy a new or used car, check out our list of some common car-buying scams so that you don't find yourself swindled.

Hidden Costs of Buying a Used Car: Maintenance

To ensure your used car provides maximum value, consider insurance, fuel economy and repairs.

On-Site Used-Car Inspections Better the Odds in Buying Used

What is an on-site inspection, and how does it work?

What to Know When Buying a Used Car

Before you buy a car, make sure to check its history and know where it has been.

Autotrader Find: 1985 Chevy Blazer With a 1940 Ford Front-End

We're a little confused about this Chevy Blazer.

How to Sell a Car During the Coronavirus Pandemic

You still have options for selling your car while practicing social distancing.
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