Used Cars

Best Place to Find Certified Pre-Owned EVs

We covered the pros and cons of buying a used Model S last week. While I’m pretty sure that 99 out of 100 people would prefer to buy a new car, the reality is that most of us can’t or don’t want to afford to. In addition to (most of the time) being a bad investment, buying a new car can be a stressful experience. If you’re okay with a certified pre-owned EVs, Carmax, EV-CPO.com, and Craigslist are three excellent ways to buy. Carmax I’m going to get flamed in the comments section for this but there are some major advantages to buying from Carmax. In addition to a rather pleasant, stress-free experience, Carmax does have an excellent selection of used EVs to choose from. They conduct a “125 point inspection” on every vehicle (that sounds impressive ...

Buying a Used Tesla Model S – Pros and Cons

I bought my first new car in 2003. It was a two-door Mercedes and it was beautiful. I had been in my first “real” job for about six months and figured, why not? I’m single and making decent money, I can buy a new car! While this technically may have been true, I later decided to research the phenomenon of value depreciation in cars. It was quite the rude awakening to learn that I lost about $5,000 in the car’s value as soon as I drove it off the lot. After this, I swore I’d never buy new again. I would scour the Internet for the best deal leaving no digital stone un-turned before buying! In reality, I would just end up buying from CarMax as they made the buying process just too easy to pass up, (you can tell me what a sucker I am in the comments below). My reg...