Car Reliability Survey Shows Japanese Brands Still Dominate

Consumer Reports announces winners of most recent auto reliability survey

Consumer reports reliability survey

Don’t find yourself stranded. Check out the list of the most reliable car brands according to this reliability survey.

When it comes to choosing a car, reliability is a top factor for consumers. According to Consumer Reports, Japanese car brands continue to dominate in that area. Continue reading

Nominees for North American Car and Truck of the Year Awards Announced

The short list for the 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year Awards was revealed today


The 2014 Toyota Corolla is one nominee for the 2014 North American Car and Truck awards.

Here at Mama’s Used Cars, we typically try to blog about used cars instead of new cars. However, knowing which new cars are considered the best is good to know because when these cars hit used car lots in a few years, you want to make sure you are ahead of other car shoppers.

This is why we are bringing you the list of the nominees for the 2014 North American Car and Truck awards, which was revealed today. The list consists of 12 cars and 12 trucks/utility vehicles that are up for the awards. The nominees will be narrowed to three in December, and then the winner will be named at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January. Continue reading

The 17 Best Used Cars for 2013 shares its 17 Best Used Cars for 2013

2011 Ford Fusion

2011 Ford Fusion

The experts at recently revealed their list of the 17 Best Used Cars for 2013. The list offers a variety of brands and years.

“There are a lot of popular cars on this list, and that’s not a surprise,” says Editor in Chief Scott Oldham. “Wider availability of a particular vehicle almost always translates to more competitive prices and better value for used car shoppers.” Continue reading

Mama’s Top Picks For Your Fall Fun Needs

Check out these local fall fun events in Charleston!

Fall Fun in Charleston

From football games to pumpkin carving and haunted attractions, there are plenty of events for loads of fall fun.

It’s that time of year again; the time when the leaves are changing, the kids are knee-deep in homework, and you just can’t wait to while away your weekends watching the game with friends and family.  With fall comes a number of events and occasions for everyone to enjoy, and here at Mama’s Used Cars, we’d like to take a moment to point you in the right direction for some ideal fall fun! Continue reading