8th January 2016
NOTHING quite matches the thrill of driving a brand new car off the showroom floor for the first time. But buying a used car that has preferably had only one previous owner, with low kilometres, a full service history and is in good physical and mechanical condition will leave your pocket bulging with the cash … Continue reading Australia’s 6 Most Popular Used cars
14th July 2015
BUYING a new car could prove to be one of the costliest days of your life if you don’t do your homework and crunch the numbers first. The allure of easy finance and low monthly repayments can soon be shattered by the reality that the car of your dreams might end up costing more than … Continue reading Tips to Avoid a Car Loan Disaster
25th June 2015
SHARING stories about dubious tactics by dodgy car salesman is almost an Australian national sport. But a survey of Australian used car buyers shows many have no idea how much risk they are taking if they don’t do their homework first. Figures revealed by CarHistory.com.au found that thousands of cars sold every week have either … Continue reading How to Avoid Being Stuck With a Lemon
25th May 2015
FEDERAL Budget tax breaks could spark a boom in new and used car sales to business owners. Already, Holden has jumped on the budget bandwagon with promotions trumpeting tax savings on cars under $20,000. Holden has flooded Google with ads showcasing new and used cars that qualify for instant tax deductions. In the next five … Continue reading Budget Tax Break Car Bonanza
19th May 2015
ONE thing US auto marketers won’t die wondering about is what motivates men and women to buy cars. Mountains of sales data, endless surveys and studies have directly fed into the features, styles and designs of cars we’ve had dished up to us for decades. In the latest statistical reveal, iSeeCars.com has dug deep into … Continue reading Cars Women Love to Drive
27th April 2015
AUSTRALIA’S love affair with the humble ute is a match made in heaven: Tough, reliable and flexible, they appeal to families, tradies and adventurers alike. So it’s no surprise that the great Aussie all-rounder has become a popular car of choice for people looking for a set of wheels that serves more than one purpose. … Continue reading Why Aussies Love Utes
14th April 2015
In the UK, where pump prices have historically been up to twice what we pay in Australia, more than half the number of new cars sold run on diesel. British motorists are a canny lot when it comes to saving pennies behind the wheel. The high cost of motoring doesn’t stop at the fuel pump. … Continue reading Will a Diesel Car Save Me Money?
13th April 2015
In Part 2 of Are You Selling’s series on car safety, we look at the safest used cars in the medium size category, as ranked in the 2014-15 Used Car Safety Rating report from Monash University Accident Research Centre. All are recommended ‘Safe Picks’ on the How Safe Is Your Car website, designed to help … Continue reading Used Car Safety Ratings – which medium sized cars top the rankings?
9th April 2015
If you buy a used car, you avoid the hefty premium we all have to pay for a new one. But how do you ensure you’re not skimping on safety? The good folk at How Safe is Your Car have tested the lot, and come up with some great safety rankings to help you in … Continue reading Used Car Safety Ratings: Which small car gives 5- Star protection?
26th March 2015
In Part 2 of our series on Cars priced less than $20,000, we look at the current Australian models from Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugot and Toyota – including the award-winning Mitsubishi Mirage and Nissan Micra Make it a Mazda You can drive away in a Mazda 2 Neo from $16,990, with the higher-spec Maxx … Continue reading Dollar Deals: Cars for Under $20,000 Part 2