Used Is Cool

Physician's Money Digest, September30 2003, Volume 10, Issue 18

In the market for a new car? Considerthese options. Go for a 2003 model. Withmany 2004 cars already in showrooms,this year's models are technically a yearold and dealers are often willing to slashprices to get rid of them. Another way togo is the used-car route. The average priceof a used car is down to $10,400 from$12,000 last year, mostly due to a surplusof used cars that has flooded the automarket. If you buy a certified high-endcar from a dealer, you're likely to be ableto score an extended warranty to goalong with the thousands of dollars youcan save off the price of a new model.