The Truth About Cars » resale value http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » resale value http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Piston Slap: Oil Burning and Carbon Cleaning (Part II) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-oil-burning-carbon-cleaning-part-ii/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-oil-burning-carbon-cleaning-part-ii/#comments Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1220521 Arley writes: Dear Sanjeev, [Oh, come on!!! —SM] I have a ’03 Jetta 1.9-liter TDI. Do you know if the emission controls were tampered with on these models? If they are not part of the recall, am I to assume everything is as it should be? Resale value has dropped noticeably. After your (and reader) recommendations regarding […]

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Arley writes: Dear Sanjeev, [Oh, come on!!! —SM] I have a ’03 Jetta 1.9-liter TDI. Do you know if the emission controls were tampered with on these models? If they are not part of the recall, am I to assume everything is as it should be? Resale value has dropped noticeably. After your (and reader) recommendations regarding […]

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GM Slapped With Lawsuits Totalling $10B Over Lost Value Claims http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/gm-slapped-lawsuits-totalling-10b-lost-value-claims/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/gm-slapped-lawsuits-totalling-10b-lost-value-claims/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=932002 General Motors twice experienced the business end of a leather glove Wednesday, when over 20 million consumers demanded satisfaction via two lawsuits totalling $10 billion in claims over lost resale value as a result of the February 2014 ignition switch recall. Bloomberg reports two class actions would come GM’s way, the larger representing those who […]

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General Motors twice experienced the business end of a leather glove Wednesday, when over 20 million consumers demanded satisfaction via two lawsuits totalling $10 billion in claims over lost resale value as a result of the February 2014 ignition switch recall. Bloomberg reports two class actions would come GM’s way, the larger representing those who […]

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Piston Slap: The Sportcombi’s Gloomy Vue? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/piston-slap-vue-sportcombi/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/piston-slap-vue-sportcombi/#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:38:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=926233   Keith writes: Sajeev – I’ve gotta get rid of 1 of my 4 family of cars – the family consists of a 2011 Civic LX (for the kids), 2009 Taurus X (for the wife) – and the two on the chopping block – 2006 Saab 9-5 Sport Combi (with 154,000 miles) verses 2006 Saturn […]

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  Keith writes: Sajeev – I’ve gotta get rid of 1 of my 4 family of cars – the family consists of a 2011 Civic LX (for the kids), 2009 Taurus X (for the wife) – and the two on the chopping block – 2006 Saab 9-5 Sport Combi (with 154,000 miles) verses 2006 Saturn […]

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Piston Slap: Your Body is A Temple? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/piston-slap-your-body-is-a-temple/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/piston-slap-your-body-is-a-temple/#comments Mon, 07 Jan 2013 12:18:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=472483 TTAC contributor David Holzman writes: Sajeev, My brother Tom’s Prius has been suffering neglect: a scraped door here, a tear in the bumper there, and my heavens, enough dirt to coat all the government buildings in the Washington DC metro area, where Tom lives and works, and pretty soon a two year old Prius is […]

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TTAC contributor David Holzman writes: Sajeev, My brother Tom’s Prius has been suffering neglect: a scraped door here, a tear in the bumper there, and my heavens, enough dirt to coat all the government buildings in the Washington DC metro area, where Tom lives and works, and pretty soon a two year old Prius is […]

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Blue Book: Toyota And Lexus Hold Their Value Best, But The Winner Is The Wrangler http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/blue-book-toyota-and-lexus-hold-their-value-best-but-the-winner-is-the-wrangler/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/blue-book-toyota-and-lexus-hold-their-value-best-but-the-winner-is-the-wrangler/#comments Sat, 19 Nov 2011 13:57:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=419253 If you are one of those who are itching to buy a new car after years of economy-induced withdrawal, one of the many questions that may run through your mind is the exit strategy from that shiny new car. In other words: How well will the car hold its value? If you want the executive […]

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If you are one of those who are itching to buy a new car after years of economy-induced withdrawal, one of the many questions that may run through your mind is the exit strategy from that shiny new car. In other words: How well will the car hold its value? If you want the executive […]

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Not Again! Your SUV Just Dropped In Value http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/not-again-your-suv-just-dropped-in-value/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/not-again-your-suv-just-dropped-in-value/#comments Tue, 28 Dec 2010 11:08:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=378792 It’s a rough world out there: First new cars and especially SUVs were pretty much unsalable. A few months ago, the recession drove used car prices sky-high. Then truck sales were back with a vengeance. Now that you finally have a new shiny SUV in the driveway (yeah!) you wake up and it has lost […]

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It’s a rough world out there: First new cars and especially SUVs were pretty much unsalable. A few months ago, the recession drove used car prices sky-high. Then truck sales were back with a vengeance. Now that you finally have a new shiny SUV in the driveway (yeah!) you wake up and it has lost […]

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Ford’s Resale Values Up, Up, And Away http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/ford%e2%80%99s-resale-values-up-up-and-away/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/04/ford%e2%80%99s-resale-values-up-up-and-away/#comments Wed, 14 Apr 2010 11:13:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=352435 TTAC readers must be a truly un-American bunch. Americans love a deal, or so the saying goes. TTAC readers hate deals, or so it seems. TTAC readers are up in arms whenever it rains generous discounts to prop up flagging car sales. “The resale value will suffer if they do that!” is the echo from […]

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TTAC readers must be a truly un-American bunch. Americans love a deal, or so the saying goes. TTAC readers hate deals, or so it seems. TTAC readers are up in arms whenever it rains generous discounts to prop up flagging car sales. “The resale value will suffer if they do that!” is the echo from […]

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