Consider this week a cosmic passing of the torch. As legendary Southern California auto dealer Cal Worthington (sans his dog Spot) left this world for that great dealership in the sky, Nissan was making preparations for its all-electric Leaf to make its debut in the realm where good 'ol Cal reigned supreme: the used car lot.
In her second installment The Car Coach tackles faulty belts and the best way to find a CUV
Dear Car Coach,
We are interested in buying a new car that fits five comfortably. I already have a van, so I don't want another one. I don't want to spend a ton, but I want something that will last and is a good value.
In an effort to attract more car buyers to Chevrolet, Buick and GMC dealerships, General Motors will now offer two-year, 30,00-mile standard vehicle maintenance package as part of its Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle program. The no-cost maintenance program includes free oil changes whenever the Oil Life Monitor system says one is needed, tire rotations and multi-point inspections.
Buying a new Rolls-Royce can be a bit more to bite off than most can chew. So for those looking to put Goodwood's finest in their driveway but without the means for a new model, the company has announced its new certified pre-owned car program.
As everyone is aware, Toyota had a rough February. Stories surfaced virtually every where regarding the troubles that the company was and still is facing. From an image in tatters to a loss of confidence in the brand, many had feared the worst. Several lawsuits against Toyota were filed on behalf of owners, one aimed at recovering the loses from the anticipated diminished values of used vehicles affected by the recalls. Others predicted that Toyota's used car sales would also plummet due to reli
Used car-shoppers take note: Toyota has just announced a new Certified Used Hybrid Program that may add a bit more peace of mind when searching for your next vehicle. With over a million Toyota hybrids already running around the roadways, it's natural that more of them will soon end up on used lots as trade-ins. Many people have expressed concerns regarding the extra bits that go into making a hybrid work, especially for such costly items as the battery pack, electric motor(s) and controllers. A