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Finding an Honest Car Seller

06.25.2015
How to size up the person you're about to buy from.

Best Ride for a Water Buffalo? How About a Pygmy Goat?

06.23.2015
Carey needs a replacement for the 1998 Toyota RAV4 that's been faithfully transporting a menagerie of water buffalos, pygmy goats, dogs, and retired racehorses for years. What does Car Talk recommend?

5 Extra-Cool eBay Listings: Green Day's camper and Miss Hurst Golden Shifter

06.01.2015
Got a million burning a hole in your Paypal account? Good news! We've got some eBay deals for you.

Will Car Sales Go Online? The Kicking Tires Factor Says Not Yet.

04.24.2015
When buying vehicles, women are often disrespected, and everyone gets bamboozled by slick sales tactics and trade-in woes. But people still like to see, touch and drive cars before spending boatloads of money on them.

Today: Best Car to Buy for Doomsday?

04.09.2015
Lynne's buying a new car and she's concerned about . . . Doomsday. Can Car Talk recommend a vehicle that will flourish in an environment of EMPs, limited fuel availability and worthless money? 

How to Buy a Really, Really Cheap Car

03.09.2015
I'm an expert in what used to be $50 cars. Now you'd pay $1,000 or so, but you can still get a solid, reliable, long-lasting car for the price--as I did.

Retired Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

10.07.2014
Lana has been loyal to reliable, affordable cars her whole life. Now that she's retired, she's thinking about getting something a bit more fun but she's afraid the repair bills might send her into shock. Can Tom and Ray recommend something that fits the bill? 

Forget that SUV: Five Great Alternatives

09.19.2014
Wish the high-center-of-gravity, low MPG SUV would just… go away? It’s not going to. But, here are some much better options, in our opinion.

Should Byr Buy a Former Rental?

07.24.2014
Today: Tom and Ray advise Byr who wants to know if it's a good idea to buy a used car from a rental agency. Tom and Ray say: sometimes. Find out which cars a buyer should avoid, right here.

Jeannie Needs a New Car: Husband Needs Convincing

05.20.2014
Jeannie's husband wants to keep their 2002 Toyota Sienna with 260,000 miles until it dies, but Jennie's worried she'll be the one driving it when it finally goes--and worse, she'll be on a lonely stretch of highway when it's 30 degrees below.Tom and Ray have lots of ideas for Jeannie, from rational economic and safety-based arguments to more underhanded means of persuasion. Read them all right here.

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