10 Valuable Used Cars

Shopping for a used car can be a stressful and uncertain process.  Consumers obviously want the best car for their money.  Here are ten 2008 models that are able to hold their value being sold at better prices than their respective competition.

Ford Taurus

  • Top ranking for reliability from J.D. Power and Associates
  • V6 engine that generates 263 horsepower
  • Optional all-wheel-drive

Hyundai Accent

  • Ranks high for reliability
  • Choice of sedan or hatchback
  • 27 mpg city / 33 highway

Buick LaCrosse

  • Low long term ownership costs
  • 3.8- liter V6 that produces 200 hp or 5.3- liter V8 that produces 300 horsepower
  • Comfortable, smooth ride

Hyundai Elantra

  • Top scores for reliability after three years of ownership
  • Standard 5-speed transmission

Cadillac DTS

  • 4.6- liter V8 engine that produces 275-295 hp
  • High scores in reliability with latest safety features
  • Highly comfortable ride

Mitsubishi Galant

  • Appealing design
  • 160-hp four cylinder engine or 258-hp V6

Chevrolet TrailBlazer

  • Ability to tow or handle trails
  • V6 or V8 options

Cadillac SRX

  • V6 or V8 option
  • Seats up to 7 passengers

Dodge Durango

  • Incredible room
  • Impressive towing capability
  • Option of V6 or V8

Chevrolet Equinox

  • V6 options
  • Back seat that slides up or back for more legroom or cargo space

Hyundai Sonata

  • Four cylinder or V6 options
  • Available array of features

A Century of Chevrolet

Chevrolet is a truly remarkable company to make it through the recent recession, let alone every struggle through the last hundred years.   Founded in 1911, Chevy has seen years of innovation and change.  Here is a brief history.

1911 – Founded by William Durant and Louis Chevrolet.

1913 – Durant adopts the iconic logo.

1953 – Introduction of the Corvette, which was the first mass produced sports car. 300 were produced around $3,500 each.

1955 – Introduction of the infamous small-block V8 engine.

1967 – Introduction of the Camaro.

2007 – The first electric concept car by a major manufacturer is introduced… The Chevrolet Volt.

2011 – Chevrolet rebounds after GM’s bankruptcy and sells 2.35 million cars in the first half of the year, a new record.

It seems as if Chevrolet is gaining strength for another century long drive.