Does a car’s model year matter when you’re shopping for a vehicle?
Obviously the year indicates the car’s age, but does it have any bearing on quality or reliability?
“Automakers often fix problems that have occurred with earlier models, so their newer models are generally better. This means you may get a better car by buying a newer model, but this isn’t always the case. Sometimes new car technology doesn’t work correctly at first, and an older version of the same model would be a better option.
You should always do your research before buying a new or old car, paying close attention to independent testing and reviews. “
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