Video: Haggling on used car prices pays


THERE WILL BE PET EXHIBITIONS AND ENTERTAINMENT. Steve: BUYING A USED CAR BECOMING A SAFER BET. IN FACT NEARLY HALF OF ALL CAR OWNERS BOUGHT THEIR VEHICLES USED. CONSUMER REPORTER MARILYN MORITZ TELLS US HOW TO SAVE BIG. DIANE BOUGHT HER 2012 COROLLA USED FROM A DEALERSHIP. THE I DID GET A GOOD PRICE AND I CAN AFFORD IT. Reporter: CONSUMER REPORTS SURVEYED 1,000 OWNERS AND FOUND THAT HAGGLING DOES PAY. MOST ASKED FOR A LOWER PRICE AND WERE SUCCESSFUL 80% OF THE TIME. THE MEDIAN SAVINGS WAS ABOUT $900. Reporter: JUST ASK FOR A LOWER PRICE. IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS THE MEDIAN PRICE IS $20,000. ALTHOUGH YOU PAY LESS FROM A USED CAR DEALER, AND CHANCES ARE EVEN LESS IF YOU BUY PRIVATELY. WE RECOMMEND BUYING THE MOST RECENT MODEL YEAR AVAILABLE WITH A WIDEST ARRAY OF SAFETY AND TECHNOLOGY FEATURES. Reporter: HE SAID SOME OF THE BEST CHOICES ARE THE 2012 TOYOTA CAMRY, THE 2012 HONDA ACCORD AND 2011 RAV 4. CONSUMER REPORTS SAID LOOK FOR A VEHICLE THAT HAS LESS THAN 50,000 MILES ON IT AND BE SURE

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