There are all sorts of ads in the media, from television to radio to print and even social media, that purport the notion of strictly buying a new vehicle. Their bold headlines make it seem like buying a new vehicle is the most important investment and available option for those in search of new wheels. But there is another option and more Americans are turning to it: It is the used car.
Between private-party and dealership sales, nearly 40 million used cars exchange hands each year. While the average used vehicle in America is 11 years old, more Americans are opting for a used car. According to the 2015 Used Vehicle Motor Report, there were over 38 million used-vehicle sales industry wide, which was the best annual tally in eigh