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Is that Hertz used car sale really that good of a deal?

Nothing attracts a crowd like a deal. And nothing conjures up a deal like desperation. With Hertz car rental behemoth filing for bankruptcy last month, reports of fire sales and too-good-to-be-true deals from the car selling arm of Hertz have conflagrated on the internet. 

Tempting deals such as a 2019 Corvette Z06 for $60,000, far removed from its $100,000 new car price, from Hertz Certified cars surfaced, Motor Authority reported

This week, used car site iseecars.com reported Hertz used vehicles were selling at nearly $1,400 below market value, on average. It listed 25 models with savings of more than

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2020 BMW 228i xDrive Gran Coupe burns up some good credit

On the day I paid attention in science class, “conservation of energy” resonated in my adolescent brain. Something about energy in a system remains constant—energy saved doing homework could be spent in other pursuits, I suppose.

Broadly applied to cars today, that theory would mean that for every standout on the road there must be at least one sub-standard model lurking. For every Camry, there’s a Cobalt. For every Accord, there’s an Allante. (At least, I wish there were.)

Galileo may look at BMW’s lineup and find hits like the X3 and X5. His gaze may then turn to the

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2020 Nissan Titan Pro-4X off-road pickup truck is lost and that’s good

Get lost isn’t the worst thing I’ll hear all day, not by a long shot.

Thirty-one minutes from my doorstep in Colorado is nowhere. I like that. Off-road pickups like the 2020 Nissan Titan Pro-4X tell me to “get lost.” Done deal.  

There’s a small but growing sub-set of pickup buyers without farm equipment, families, boats, or any other compelling reason to own a truck. I own more snowboards than boats, more hiking boots than tools, and the only manual labor I have most weekends is lugging my dogs around the state park.

A pickup that gets me to the

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Is it a good time to buy a new or used car? Here’s how to figure it out

New car incentives are high, used car values are down, and all of this could change next week. 

That’s what seems to be the message in the upside down that is car shopping right now. As automakers and the market adjust to effects from the coronavirus pandemic, there’s no clear, sustained forecast from industry experts aside from fewer new car sales.

But what does that mean for car shoppers?

It is a good time to buy new: With most automakers offering steep financing incentives of 0% interest for 72 or 84 months, as well as deferred payments for the

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