Purchasing an Utilized Auto.


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Purchasing an Utilized Auto Finding an Auto Recognize what you need Read reports, e.g., www.consumerguide.com Finding an Auto - Research ConsumerGuide.com/auto/utilized Sort by kind of auto: full size (vehicle), reduced, SUV Gives prescribed purchase appraisals and assessments in respect to different autos in same class
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Purchasing a Used Car

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Finding a Car Know what you need Read reports, e.g., www.consumerguide.com

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Finding a Car - Research ConsumerGuide.com/auto/utilized Sort by kind of auto: full size (car), smaller, SUV Provides prescribed purchase appraisals and assessments in respect to different autos in same classification Informs the vehicle life – when it was made ‘98-’02 Best purchase is ‘99 or ‘00 for this situation Primary Tech Features – ABS, Passenger Airbag

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Finding a Car - Research CG Automotive Prices, Ratings and Reviews: Used Cars: Compact Car Reviews & Ratings   Showing 50-56 of 82 CarsPage: 05 06 07 08 Show All Results 1998-2001 Nissan Altima Reliability 1998-2001 Nissan Altima Enlarge Â â  Â  Class: reduced auto Price Range: $4,000-10,400 Built In: USA Value In Class: 6 (what\'s this) 12345678910  LowHigh   CG Award: (what\'s this) Other Altima Reviews: 2005 Altima 2004 Altima 2002-03 Altima 1993-97 Altima Other Nissan Reviews: New Car Reviews Used Car Reviews Find a Used 1998-2001 Nissan Altima

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Research - Highlights of Car 1998-2001 Nissan Altima: Highlights – Model Levels/Engines/transm Nissan\'s minimized car got a noteworthy restyling for 1998, receiving a harder-edge appearance, as opposed to the adjusted look of its antecedent. Marginally bigger in size, however on the same wheelbase as some time recently, Altima likewise got a somewhat reexamined powertrain and suspension. General length developed by 2.6 creeps, width and track by around 2 inches. Head and extra space to move around likewise grew a bit. Four models were accessible: base XE, volume-offering GXE, lively SE, and extravagance GLE . A firmer suspension went into the SE, which additionally got standard amalgam wheels, more extensive tires, back circle brakes (rather than the typical drums), and a body-hued back spoiler. The GLE included calfskin upholstery and a power driver\'s seat. All models utilized the same 2.4-liter double overhead-cam 4-chamber motor, delivering 150 drive and mated to a standard 5-speed manual or discretionary 4-speed programmed transmission. Inward motor changes intended to enhance low-speed force conveyance, and the programmed transmission was reinvented for smoother operation. Non-freezing stopping devices were an alternative. Nissan guaranteed a 20 percent expansion in auxiliary firmness. Altima had been the organization\'s top rated U.S. model, battling in the tight minimized family car market. Opponents to the restyled release incorporated the Ford Contour, Mazda 626, and Mitsubishi Galant. Year-to-Year Changes 1999 Nissan Altima: Few changes were apparent on Nissan\'s smaller car. The SE and GXE increased variable-irregular wipers, and the GLE got standard combination wheels. A force recieving wire now was incorporated in the GXE\'s discretionary Security and Convenience bundle. 2000 Nissan Altima: Just two years after a noteworthy upgrade, Altima earned an intensive makeover. That included accessibility of front side airbags, standard in the GLE and discretionary for SE and GXE. The 2.4-liter motor picked up 5 pull. SE and GLE cars increased standard 16-inch tires, supplanting the earlier 15-inch elastic. They likewise included a cross-auto prop in the motor narrows. All Altimas motivated amendments to controlling and suspension, and crisp front and back sashes, another focus console (with programmed transmission), and new back cupholders. Antilock braking stayed discretionary, aside from on the base model. Another Appearance & Convenience Package incorporates the GLE\'s suspension and 6-speaker sound framework. Calfskin upholstery stayed standard for the GLE, discretionary for SE. 2001 Nissan Altima: No huge changes were made for 2001.

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Research – Road Test Review 1998-2001 Nissan Altima: Road Test Review Updated: 02.22.2005 Pros Quietness, Ride, Passenger room Cons Automatic-transmission execution Consumer Guide⮠Road-Test Evaluation Acceleration is minimal transformed from the former era - so, nothing to yell about. Our test GLE ran 0-60 mph in a so-so 10 seconds with programmed transmission. The 2000 models ought to be a touch swifter. There\'s likewise little change in the transmission\'s hesitance to downshift quickly, or in its suddenness when it does. Our test GXE gave back a to some degree baffling 20.3 mpg, while our GLE arrived at the midpoint of 23.4 mpg, notwithstanding hard city driving and execution testing. Expect a smooth, spongy ride aside from on washboard surfaces, where minor wheel pattering bothers the quiet. Oh dear, the ride claims a tradeoff in unremarkable body control over enormous mounds and plunges, in addition to more body incline in tight turns than we lean toward. Indeed, even along these lines, Altima taking care of is skillfully light-footed, supported by speedy guiding with great criticism. Braking with ABS ended up being sheltered and undramatic, if unexceptional by all accounts.

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Research - Road Test Review Unlike past Altimas, the flow era permits 6-footers to sit easily in coupled. The lodge still is not sufficiently wide for three grown-ups in back, but rather leg, knee, and foot space are all great, as is general head room even with a force moonroof introduced. Front basin seats in the 2000 models are more steady and better supported. The dashboard is pleasantly laid out, with clean gages and helpful, speculation free controls that supplement an agreeable driver\'s post. Workers ought to welcome the new comfort mounted double cupholders- - substantially more helpful than the flimsy haul out contraption of old. Perceivability is great aside from over-the-shoulder, because of high tail styling and wide back rooftop posts. Trunk space is great, however not incredible. A wide back guard rack makes for some back-straining compasses, and the top pivots encroach into the freight zone. The lodge has a lot of spots for bric-a-brac, however not available to back seaters. Esteem for the Money Acceptably strong and all around completed, Altima remains an unquestionable requirement see for worth minded purchasers, because of its low commotion levels and delicate ride. Trunklids have felt tinny, on the other hand. In spite of the fact that unexceptional, Altima positions as a decent family minimal - less flat after the 2000 patch up. Buyer Guideâ® Road Test Ratings 1999 Nissan Altima XE/GXE Rating Performance6 Fuel Economy8 Ride Quality8 Quietness8 Interior Room6 Cargo Capacity6 Insurance Costs4 Value inside Class6 Total52

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Research Reliability 1998-2001 Nissan Altima: Reliability Trouble Spots Consumer Guide\'sâ® Auto Editors have scoured repair releases and addressed mechanics to scan for ordinarily happening issues for a specific vehicle. At times we likewise give conceivable maker proposed arrangements. Into a bad situation spots are Technical Service Bulletins posted by the producer, in any case, we have our own particular master taking a gander at extra vehicle issues. Keyless section: The remote keyless-passage framework is hard to program. (1998) Vehicle commotion: A broken BTV valve section causes a clatter in the engine. (1999-2000) NHTSA Recall History None to Date.

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Finding a Car Know what you need Know what you can manage

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Car Budget New Cars = $20,000 3 to 3â½ yrs = $10,000 35-50k miles Usage cost $10k + charge + I for 3 yrs Years 4-6 = $6,000 50-85k miles Usage cost $4,000 + charge + I for 3yrs + maint $500 Years 7-10 = $3,000 85k+ Usage cost $2,000 + charge + maint $1,500 Age is discriminating on expense, Years 5-7 are normally ideal

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Finding a Car - Useful Life Know what you need Know what you can spend Determine the auto life and miles you require 5,000 miles/yr for 3 yrs, you can deal with higher mileage auto 15,000 miles/yr for 3yrs, you will need lower mileage auto Buy the part of auto you require (e.g., residential community, more seasoned couple) Determine highlights you need The utilized auto business sector rebates vigorously for manual transmission, 2 wdr on SUVs

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Finding a Car You are presently prepared to begin searching for an auto! Great locales for auto purchasing: -cars.com -autotrader.com -ebaymotors.com

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Finding a Car –Good Price Check the business sector cost for the auto – www.autotrader.com Select around 100 mile extent Grade levels, motors, components Write down costs to comprehend what the business sector is bearing Reference additionally Blue Book values: www.kbb.com or www.nada.com 3 value levels - Lender , exchange, retail levels

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Finding a Car-Who to Buy From Choices 1. Vast Dealer – High edge, overhead, no history, simple to tidy up auto issues, higher accountability… notoriety around the local area 2. Little Lot Dealer - Medium edge, overhead, no history, simple to tidy up auto issues, low accountability…may move or go bankrupt tomorrow 3. Private Owner – A. Keeps auto like a child or pet, takes after manual, uses same technician, keeps upkeep records B. Practical support, does not go the additional separation and is worried about cost more than consideration C. Flighty proprietor – no support plan, no records, rushed, no piece of information about autos Private Owner sort An is best wagered to purchase from!

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Finding a Car by means of Phone Criteria Save time utilizing telephone meeting disposal inquiries Develop a lattice to draw information from advertisements Car model, evaluation level, year, miles, cost, primary components, in addition to end questions

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Bad Car Elimination Questions Are you the first proprietor of the auto? If not, to what extent have you claimed it? Did you know the first proprietor?

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Bad Car Elimination Questions Are you the first proprietor of the auto? If not, to what extent have you claimed it? Did you know the first proprietor? Who drove the auto more often than not?

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Bad Car Elimination Questions Are you the first proprietor of the auto? If not, to what extent have you possessed it? Did you know the first proprietor? Who drove the auto more often than not? What number of miles are on the auto? What number of those were interstate miles?

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Bad Car Elimination Questions Are you the first proprietor of the auto? If not, to what extent have you possessed it? Did you k

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