General Automotive

Best Websites for Automotive Purchasing

Topic Description: There are numerous websites on the internet that sell cars. Sometimes it can be hard to find the car you want for the right price and in your area. Luckily some websites let you do searches where you can enter your price range, how far you are willing to travel and want kind of car interest you would like. These sites are most helpful when shopping for pre-owned cars.

If you want a new car, these sites can give you quotes from auto dealers in the area. If you really want a new car you might want to look at the car producers site. For example, on the site you can order any new General Motors car you want with the specifications you want. Most automakers have similar features on their websites.

Top Online Resources:

  1. cars direct
  2. Carmax

Tire Facts

Objective: With all that's involved in saving money when buying a car, many overlook other expenses that come with a newly purchased vehicle...especially if it is used! These "tire fact" websites offer advice on saving hundreds of dollars on simple tire/road behaviors, and offer smart tire purchasing tips by efficiency and brand as well. Setting aside a little extra money for a good set of tires on your car can actually save you money!

With the proficiency of car usage in this day, it only makes sense that people want to save money when it comes to gas and even car repairs. These websites will offer advice on good/efficient tire ware that end up saving consumers gas mileage, fuel efficiency, and safety. Check these sites out to find the best deals and efficiency ratings on tires!

Top Online Resources:

  1. Tire Facts
  2. Tire Info and Shopping
  3. Tire Terminology and Facts

Wealthy People that drive Inexpensive Automobiles

Objective: It took some time to be able to find sites that talked about rich people and the types of cars they drove, especially inexpensive cars.

Most of the people talked about are billionaires, and relatively they drive cheaper cars than they can actually afford. One example of a real wealthy person driving an inexpensive car is Ingvar Kamprad who is the founder of Ikea and drives a 15 year old Volvo.

Some articles were found that talk about the reason why some billionaires drive cheaper cars. The reason is due to the fact that they have better things to do with their money. For example they are philanthropists and give their money away to organizations and try to find ways to solve the world’s problems.

Top Online Resources:

  1. Billions in the bank, bargins on the drive
  2. What do billionaires drive? Same cars as the rest of us...
  3. Top 10 Vehicles Owned by Billionaires

What you Should Absolutely Review Prior to Purchasing a Used Car.

Objective: One of the best perks of a new car is that new car smell, but is it really worth the price tag? Many experts say that it’s not. To avoid paying a premium price tag for a quickly depreciating purchase many people lean towards buying a used car. This avenue can be a very time-consuming and frustrating task. There are so many things to consider, especially if you are buying a car for the first time. There are many things to look for when purchasing a used vehicle but one important factor is to give the car a physical check before making your final decision.

A buyer has to be very cautious when inspecting a car, when such a large investment is at stake. Sellers may represent their vehicle with low miles, clean titles, and flawless condition; however this may be far from the case. After purchasing your dream car you may be surprised to find out that it is nothing more than a lemon. Dishonest sellers may be trying to sell you a car with an altered odometer, a branded title, and eminent problems. With automobile repair problems consistently ranking number one among all consumer complaints it is important to inspect a potential used vehicle before shaking hands with the seller.

Top Online Resources:

  1. How to check a used car prior to purchasing
  2. Used Car Inspection --
  3. How to Inspect a Used Car Before Buying

Which New Car Add-Ons Lose Their Value Most Quickly.

Objective: There are many different types of add-ons for vehicles. Some lose their value faster than others.Many different types of add-ons; electronics, safety features, alternative fuelengines and body modifications were searched. Most electronic add-ons did not hold their value very well with the exception of CD players. Costly navigation and entertainment systems lost around 50% of their value within 3 years of their original purchase.

Many options did hold their value well, especially diesel engines. Diesel engines held their value upto 3 times better than regular fuel engines. All in all, add-ons can increase the value of your car, but many of them are not worth what you pay for them.

Top Online Resources:

  1. The best options to add to your new car
  2. Playing the Options for Best Returns
  3. Consider Your Options