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?

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Johnny Puckett
Answered on Apr 14, 2021
“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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