used cars

March 23, 2023
How Interest Rates Impact the Cost of Buying a Car premium
Car buying has been more expensive than ever, driven by inventory shortages and tech-packed new models over the past few years. Most recently, it has become much costlier to get car loans, thanks to rising interest rates. Higher monthly payments, longer loan terms, and more buyers upside down on car loans are just some of […]
December 26, 2022
Here’s How Things are Going for New and Used Cars in Late 2022 premium
If nothing else, 2022 has shown that car prices and values don’t always make sense. In fact, little has made sense in the last 24 months or so, but the prices we’ve seen for new and used cars in recent months are surprising. New car prices climbed closer to $50,000 at the end of this […]
November 28, 2022
2022 Recap: The Year in AutoTempest Search Data premium
AutoTempest saw millions of vehicle searches in 2022, and with the sometimes insane way our world seems to turn, we wanted to reflect on the year through the lens of your vehicle search behavior. We gathered all of the model years, price ranges, makes/models, and fuel types from our anonymized search data for this year […]
November 30, 2021
Is Now a Bad Time to Buy a New or Used Car? premium
Today’s new cars are rolling computers with microchips that control everything from engine operation to features like heated seats and navigation. The global chip shortage has hit automakers from several directions and has made it difficult to continue producing high volumes of new cars with all of the features that buyers expect. Some have opted […]
July 12, 2021
AutoTempest’s New Email Alerts Bring A Nationwide Used Car Search to Your Inbox premium
The used car market is going through an odd time. Limitations and difficulties on producing new vehicles have reduced dealers’ inventories, which has pushed buyers to the used side of the world. There, the increase in demand has driven prices upward and caused desirable models to sell quickly, and often sight-unseen. This can make it […]
April 21, 2021
You Aren’t Imagining Things. Used Cars Are More Expensive premium
If you’ve spent any time shopping for used cars over the past year, there’s a good chance you’ve spent at least part of that time wondering why prices have grown so much. Almost across the board, prices for used cars of all conditions, mileages, and types have increased, leading many to wonder where the ceiling […]
July 14, 2020
The Used Vehicle Market is Red Hot Right Now. Here’s How To Find a Good Deal premium
If you’ve taken a look at the used vehicle market recently, some of the prices may be shocking. The pandemic has caused some interesting shifts in the way that people buy vehicles and in the supply of vehicles overall, which can mean that what was affordable a few months ago may not be so affordable […]
September 1, 2017
How To Get a Deal On A Chevrolet Camaro SS premium
For those searching for a deal on a fun car that has loads of power and makes a lot of noise, I give you the 2014-2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS. These facelifted examples of the 5th Generation Camaro are just that much better looking than the 2010-2013 models and they’re packed with more standard equipment. Best of […]
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February 11, 2016
Underrated Ride Of The Week – Sixth Generation Ford Taurus premium
If you're in the market for a car that is something more than basic transportation, but won't be mistaken for luxurious, the sixth generation Taurus should absolutely be on your list. It's a perfectly comfortable car, both in ride quality, and ergonomics.
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February 9, 2016
Can Used Cars Make You Rich? premium
I had fixed the things that needed to be fixed myself, or with help from a local shop, and I was poised to make a nice little profit on the vehicle. Note that I said nice little profit, not huge chunk of change. That's because I'm just an average person, with average means, I will not ever get rich off selling a car, unless of course rusty Subarus skyrocket in value.
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