The Truth About Cars » Rent http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:15:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Piston Slap: The Buy or Rent Pitfall? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/piston-slap-the-buy-or-rent-pitfall/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/piston-slap-the-buy-or-rent-pitfall/#comments Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:44:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=778729 Henry writes: Sajeev, My wife and I are planning on taking a large 20 day vacation this summer where we plan on driving aver 5000 miles with our three older children. My wife drives a 2008 Ford Taurus X, which we love, but does not have enough space for a family of five for such […]

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Henry writes: Sajeev, My wife and I are planning on taking a large 20 day vacation this summer where we plan on driving aver 5000 miles with our three older children. My wife drives a 2008 Ford Taurus X, which we love, but does not have enough space for a family of five for such […]

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Rent, Lease, Sell Or Keep: 2001 Toyota Prius http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/rent-lease-sell-or-keep-2001-toyota-prius/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/rent-lease-sell-or-keep-2001-toyota-prius/#comments Thu, 08 Nov 2012 16:23:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=466202   Six years ago I managed to make a $2000 profit on a car without it ever leaving the auction. A few winks to the auctioneer. A few clicks on a digital camera. A few paragraphs on Ebay. Done. I had managed to purchase and remarket a 2001 Toyota Prius in mint condition with 113k miles. […]

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  Six years ago I managed to make a $2000 profit on a car without it ever leaving the auction. A few winks to the auctioneer. A few clicks on a digital camera. A few paragraphs on Ebay. Done. I had managed to purchase and remarket a 2001 Toyota Prius in mint condition with 113k miles. […]

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Rebuild, Part Out, Export, or Race Out: 2002 Toyota Camry http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/rebuild-part-out-export-or-race-out-2002-toyota-camry/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/rebuild-part-out-export-or-race-out-2002-toyota-camry/#comments Sun, 21 Oct 2012 18:34:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=464385 Every once in a very blue moon, I’ll go to a mini-warehouse auction. The realities of this low-down clearance process is completely unlike the miracles and glories that come with episodes of Storage Wars.  You want junky third world quality furniture? Or memoirs of the 1980’s and 1990’s left behind by your neighbors from their […]

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Every once in a very blue moon, I’ll go to a mini-warehouse auction. The realities of this low-down clearance process is completely unlike the miracles and glories that come with episodes of Storage Wars.  You want junky third world quality furniture? Or memoirs of the 1980’s and 1990’s left behind by your neighbors from their […]

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Rent, Lease, Sell, Or Keep: 2000 Chevy Silverado http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/rent-lease-sell-or-keep-2000-chevy-silverado/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/rent-lease-sell-or-keep-2000-chevy-silverado/#comments Wed, 03 Oct 2012 17:21:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=462608 I stole it. At least in the purely metaphorical sense. This 2000 model Silverado went through the last of a sparsely attended sale in Acworth, Georgia. For $1350 plus the $95 auction fee it was all mine. The body was banged up a bit on the left hand side as you can see, which helped […]

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I stole it. At least in the purely metaphorical sense. This 2000 model Silverado went through the last of a sparsely attended sale in Acworth, Georgia. For $1350 plus the $95 auction fee it was all mine. The body was banged up a bit on the left hand side as you can see, which helped […]

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Rent, Lease, Sell or Keep: 1999 Mercury Mountaineer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/rent-lease-sell-or-keep-1999-mercury-mountaineer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/rent-lease-sell-or-keep-1999-mercury-mountaineer/#comments Thu, 07 Jul 2011 07:55:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=401738 What is luxury? Back in 1999, that was an easy question to answer in the U S of A. Three Letters: S U V . When I first started in the auction business these mastodons absolutely dominated the marketplace. You could go to the nearest Ford factory auction and quite literally pick out your colors, […]

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What is luxury? Back in 1999, that was an easy question to answer in the U S of A. Three Letters: S U V . When I first started in the auction business these mastodons absolutely dominated the marketplace. You could go to the nearest Ford factory auction and quite literally pick out your colors, […]

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The Ugly Truth About Rental Car Recalls http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/the-ugly-truth-about-rental-car-recalls/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/the-ugly-truth-about-rental-car-recalls/#comments Sun, 27 Feb 2011 16:23:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=385474 Back in November, NHTSA announced that it was investigating how long it took for rental cars to be repaired under recall, saying NHTSA understands that there is presently a petition before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) seeking to prohibit at least one rental car company from renting vehicles on which safety recall campaign remedies remain […]

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Back in November, NHTSA announced that it was investigating how long it took for rental cars to be repaired under recall, saying NHTSA understands that there is presently a petition before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) seeking to prohibit at least one rental car company from renting vehicles on which safety recall campaign remedies remain […]

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