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All Questions on Car Value

Why are Alfa Romeos so cheap?
I just bought an Alfa Romeo and, I’ve got to say, it’s a nice car! But I can’t understand why such a nice ride would cost so little. What makes Alfa Romeos so cheap?
Joshua Levy
Feb 21, 2022
How much is a full car wrap?
I’ve been thinking about it for a while and have finally decided to wrap my car! I’ve been saving, but I’m not sure of the exact price range. How much would a full car wrap cost?
Will Baldwin
Nov 29, 2021
Are seat covers worth the money?
I just got a brand new Lexus SUV. I love my car and really want to keep it clean. There’s just one problem: I have three kids. I’ve considered investing in seat covers, but I’m not sure they’re worth it. Are they?
Melanie Johnson
Feb 28, 2022
Is a Lexus LX570 equivalent to a Toyota Land Cruiser?
I’m car shopping and I’m torn between buying a Lexus and a Land Cruiser. I’m wondering, are these vehicles equivalent to each other?
Mary Cahill
Feb 21, 2022
Does color affect the resale value of a car?
I want to paint my car orange with a metallic sheen. Will it decrease the resale value because it's an unusual color?
Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
Can I get pre approved for a new Honda Civic?
I want to buy a new Honda Civic, but I want to get pre approved to make sure I can afford it. How do I get pre approval?
Eric Schad
Oct 20, 2021
How can I find the value of a commercial vehicle?
I want to buy a Ford E-450 box truck for my furniture restoration and antique business. However, I can't find a value for the vehicle. Because I'll need to finance, I want to get its value ahead of time to avoid overpaying. How can I find the value of a commercial vehicle?
Eric Schad
Aug 10, 2021
How much will the Mazda 3 depreciate?
My friend claims her Mazda 3 won’t depreciate very much in the next few years, but that doesn’t sound right to me. From my understanding, every car depreciates a huge amount after even the first year of owning it! How much can we expect the Mazda 3 to depreciate?
Joshua Levy
Feb 21, 2022
How can I estimate my car value for insurance?
I’m looking for car insurance coverage. Most of the companies I’m considering are asking me to estimate the value of my car. How can I tell how much my car is worth?
Chloe Jenkins
Oct 21, 2021
How do you value your car for car insurance?
I’m curious as to how I estimate the value of my car. How can I figure out the value of my car so that I know my insurance is getting it right?
Will Baldwin
Nov 29, 2021
How much is a Can-Am Renegade 1000?
So, the fellas’ and I like to get dirty (while off-roading, that is). I’m looking for a new ATV to roar through the forest and boggs in my area, so I wanted to ask—what does a Can-Am Renegade 1000 cost?
Jason Tushinski
Feb 22, 2022
How much is a Tesla Model X monthly payment?
I love Teslas and really want a Tesla Model X but I’m worried it’ll cost too much. What can I expect to pay a month for the Tesla Model X?
Rob Shapiro
Feb 21, 2022
How much does body damage affect a car's value?
How much will body damage affect my car’s overall value? My car suffered some damage recently and I’m debating whether I should try to get it repaired or just cut my losses and buy a new vehicle.
Liz Jenson
Apr 04, 2022
How is the actual cash value of your vehicle determined?
If my car is a total loss, how does my car insurance calculate the value of my vehicle?
Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
How much is my car worth in the eyes of my car insurance company?
I have full coverage insurance on my 2019 Chevy Malibu. I am wondering how much my car is worth to my insurance company? Would I get the total value of my car back if it's totaled?
Emily Maracle
Oct 18, 2021
What's the best way to reduce my car loan rate for my 2017 Kia Optima?
Interest rates have fallen since I bought my Kia Optima and began my loan payments. Can I reduce my car loan rate—if so, how?
Eric Schad
Oct 20, 2021
How much does a car weigh in tons?
My old car just broke down again and I don’t want to fix it anymore. I’m planning to sell it for scrap metal so I wanted an estimated weight. How much does an average car weigh in tons?
Tiffany Leung
Mar 29, 2022
How do I fix peeling interior car paint?
I've noticed some paint peeling in the interior of my car. This isn't great news—I was planning to sell it and use the money to get a newer vehicle, and I'm concerned that this will make it a harder sell. Is there any way that I can fix the paint before I sell it? How can I fix it?
Eric Schad
Oct 06, 2021
Can I change the color of my car without telling my lender?
Do I have to tell my lender if I change the color of my vehicle? I want to paint my financed car neon green, but I don't know what it will do to the value of the car. Furthermore, I'm not sure how much my lender will like it.
Eric Schad
Jul 16, 2021
How do I choose a secondhand car?
I'm looking to buy a used car for my family, but I'm worried about getting ripped off. How can I be sure that the car I'm buying is safe and a good deal?
Liz Jenson
Sep 21, 2021
Is Carvana a good way to sell your car?
I want to sell my car, but I don’t want to go through the hassle of posting online and negotiating. I was thinking about using Carvana—is it a good idea to sell a car on Carvana?
Jason Tushinski
Feb 22, 2022
What's the definition of loan-to-value ratio?
I've been researching car loans and I keep seeing the term loan-to-value ratio. What does this mean?
Eric Schad
Oct 26, 2021
What is the cheapest Ferrari?
My friend says that there’s no way you can find a Ferrari for under $80,000. I disagree, but I really don’t have any frame of reference for how much Ferraris cost. Which Ferrari is the cheapest out of all their models?
Joshua Levy
Feb 21, 2022
What are the INFINITI Q50 trim levels?
I’m at the INFINITI dealership and the dealer is offering me a bunch of trim levels for the Q50. What does he mean by trim level?
Mary Cahill
Feb 21, 2022
How do I value my car for insurance?
I was in a car accident two weeks ago. I had to submit a claim and now I need to negotiate with my insurance company. What’s the best way to figure out what your vehicle is worth?
Emily Maracle
Oct 07, 2021
What is the residual value of a car loan?
I keep seeing the phrase residual value on car loans. What does this mean?
Eric Schad
Nov 24, 2021
How do I dye cloth car seats to eliminate stains?
I want to dye my car seats to get rid of stains and discoloration before I sell my car—I figure that way, I can get a higher value on it. I've never done something like this before, though. How do I dye them? What do I use?
Eric Schad
Oct 06, 2021
How much does a Jeep Wrangler weigh?
I am getting a new car soon and will be getting rid of my Jeep Wrangler. It’s pretty old so I’m planning to bring it to the scrap yard. I’d like to have an idea of how much I’ll get for the scraps; the amount is based on weight. How much does a Jeep Wrangler weigh?
Tiffany Leung
Feb 22, 2022
How do you sell a car when you have a loan?
My 47th birthday is coming up and I want to sell my car so I can upgrade and buy my dream car. The only issue is that I still need to pay off the loan. How do you sell a car with a loan on it?
Phoebe Mah
Dec 06, 2021
How much does a salvage title devalue a car?
Does a salvage title decrease the value of a car significantly? I’ve been thinking about buying a car with a salvage title and practicing by repairing it, but I want to make sure that I’m not paying too much for it.
Liz Jenson
Apr 04, 2022

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