In the market and shopping for a used car? Consumer Reportsbhas released a list of 10 used vehicles to stay away from as they have a reputation for causing trouble. Listed is a top 10 list of used cars from 2003 to 2015 model year to avoid in alphabetical order. These vehicles had multiple years of much-worse-than-average overall reliability, according to ‘Consumer Reports’ Annual Auto Survey.
If you've experienced automatic transmission failure in a car, you know that transmission problems can be a big deal. In addition to rendering a car inoperable, a failed transmission can lead to huge repair bills -- sometimes exceeding the value of the car. As a result, drivers interested in buying a used car undoubtedly want to avoid one with transmission problems, above virtually all other issues. To help you do so, we've listed some surefire ways you can tell if the car you're considering is having issues with its transmission.
Buying used can get you a great car for significantly less money. But they come with significant risks as well. How to choose a used car—without getting taken for a ride. There are a lot of advantages to buying a used car, rather than a new one. Price is an obvious benefit. Used cars can be a lot cheaper than new cars, and thus keep you from having a monthly payment. But how you choose used car can make all the difference. Choose the right car, and you can save a fortune over a new car. Choose the wrong one, and that brand new car will look like a bargain in hindsight.
The proposition of buying a used yacht or boat obviously carries some risk. There are so many systems, compartments, and accessories that are vitally important, but may be difficult to thoroughly test and in some cases, all but impossible to see. And it’s those things you can’t see which most often lead to serious issues−which is why major purchases require a survey. But in many cases, the size and/or cost of the boat doesn’t rate the time and added expense of hiring a professional. If this is the case the next time you look at a used boat, make sure to check for these 10 common issues that can show up on used yachts and boats.
Whether you want to go casting for bass or trolling for lake trout, a freshwater fishing boat is a must-have. And while there are numerous sub-categories and specialized, species-specific boats out there, we’re going to break this category down into three main choices that encompass the range: bass boats, multi-species boats, and aluminum fishing boats.
Whether you’re on a lake in Arizona or a bay on the Atlantic Seaboard, you’re probably going to see plenty of pontoon boats. Instead of riding on a fiberglass hull, these boats have two or sometimes three aluminum “logs” they float upon.
Well, have you made up your mind? Have you culled through all these choices, and landed on a winner? If so, congratulations—now get busy, and start boat shopping. If not, we’re jealous
This class encompasses a wide range of different styles and sizes. In its most basic form, a cruiser is any powerboat with overnight accommodations, a galley, and the range to take you to new and distant ports.
Bowriders are one of the most popular types of boats on the water. It’s no wonder—this versatile design can be used for everything from simple day-tripping to water skiing.