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CPO Tesla Model S EVs can be had for around $55,000

Automaker Touts 200-Point Inspection, Limited Warranty

Certified pre-owned Tesla Model S vehicles available on Tesla's website for $56,000 and up.

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Tesla starts selling used Model S EVs online

Big Savings Not Readily Available

Tesla ads a pre-owned section to its website, giving customers (in some areas at least) the chance to buy a used Model S online, just not at an especially substantial discount.

Used Cars In Five Segments Will Soon Be Cheaper

As demand tapers at the end of tax-refund season, car values will drop in kind

Used cars across five different segments will soon get much cheaper, according to a new study from Black Book. If you're in the market for one of these types of vehicles, you may want to hold off on shopping until late spring or summer.

Rolls-Royce proves its provenance with new CPO program

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.

Toyota certified used sales unaffected by recalls, Prius still desirable

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 Eric Loveday

NADA: Luxury segment has the worst depreciation

Spend more for the cutting edge of luxury and style, and you could wind up taking a larger whack than most when it's time to trade in that sled. The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) is reporting that premium luxury vehicles actually have the highest annual depreciation rate. The reason for the stone-dropping value is that luxury car buyers tend to want the latest and greatest. The preference for the next big thing leads to owners turning in their current cars faster than people who

Used Integra, CHEAP!

Normally, the phrase "only rolled once" isn't considered a positive attribute in a used car ad. For the sellers of this distressed 1999 Acura Integra, however, it's a defining characteristic. The high points (now low, due to the vehicle's inverted status) are that the parts should be in fine shape on this 60,000 mile example. If you needed an engine, trans or interior from a low mileage donor, this might be your car. We do hope that it didn't stay upside down for long, though, for the engine's s

Your old guzzler is headed south of the border

If you thought trading in your old gas-guzzling car or truck for a shiny new hybrid or subcompact would help the planet by taking it off the road for good, you'd better think again. Shipping those old road warriors south to Mexico is now a big business. According to the Los Angeles Times, the armada of Detroit iron flooding across the border is large enough to sustain 25,000 families via the used car trade in

Chrysler calling 2006 models "used" to unload them

When even deep discounts aren't getting the job done, sometimes you've got to bend the rules. Normally, a Chrysler dealer must use a car as a loaner for three months before designating it a used car. Still wondering what to

Autoblog Podcast #68

Getting back in the groove, we bring you Autoblog Podcast #68. Starting us off is the battle of the inside sources, where we debate which GM mole is correct about the CTS-V. One rumor has the hottest little Caddy getting the Blue Devil's 600-horsepower 6.0L V8. The competing theory is that there'll be a 6.2L V8 with mid-500 horsepower, not the Blue Devil's mill. Either way, it will

Chicago Auto Show: Maserati officially launches Trident Discoveries CPO program

Maserati is going after the premium BMW, Jag and Porsche shopper by announcing today it will be offering certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles. Combined with a new in-house finance service and the addition of an automatic transmission to the Quattroporte, the Trident Discoveries CPO program should help Maserati expand its customer base.

Chrysler sells more certified pre-owned in March

The Chrysler Group's "Brand Spakin' Used" certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles are flying off dealership lots, if a recent press release sent out by Chrysler is any indication. The automaker reports that March was a record for selling CPO vehicles, with dealers reporting sales 14-percent higher than March of '05 and 29-percent higher than February of 2006 at {C}<