Your current vehicle has died, or maybe your teenager is ready to hit the road with a new license. You want to buy a reliable vehicle without breaking the bank, so you head to a certified used car lot. After looking around for a bit, you find a vehicle that looks to be in pretty good condition. You take it for a short ride and feel satisfied with the way it rides and handles.
While it can be thrilling to buy a new car, your joy can turn to pain if you find yourself stuck with a lemon.
Hurricane Harvey, the storm that ravaged Houston this summer, is believed to have trashed over a million automobiles. Those vehicles were supposed to be classified as salvage, but many have been unlawfully sold to secondary markets. Many of these have shown up in California car lots.
After several months of research, you purchase a car that comes with the manufacturer’s new car warranty. You got a great price from the dealer, and they ensure you that you are getting a great deal. Within the first month, you take the car back in for repairs. Each month after, you find yourself returning to the dealer to get the same problem looked at again and again.