Used Cars — The Good And The Bad, According To Consumer Reports. Lists the Top Ten $10K Cars

SEDANS: 2011-12 Toyota Camry, 2010-11 Toyota Camry Hybrid, and 2008Acura TL Both the four- and six-cylinder Camry deliver impressive fuel economy along with a comfortable ride, a roomy cabin, and superb reliability. For even better gas mileage, the Camry Hybrid gets 34 mpg overall and 41 on the highway. A sportier alternative is the Acura TL, which has long been one of our favorite sedans to drive. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

The study, which was conducted across eight cities in India, looked at the supply trends of used cars and the corresponding demand for the same, highlighting the buying trends of used-car customers. Initial findings revealed that Maruti and Tata from the hatchback segment topped charts as the most preferred used-car brands with an equally high demand and supply. Among the cars from Maruti, the 800 emerged as the clear winner, closely followed by Swift, Alto and Wagon R. Among the Tata hatchbacks, Indica led the way, followed by Hyundais Santro Xing and i20. The analysis also reported that the average asking price lay at Rs 4.3 lakh against the buyers demand of Rs 3.7 lakh. Nearly 80 per cent of pre-owned car consumers from Chennai look for budget cars below Rs 5 lakh with the average age of the car being about four-and-a-half years, said the study. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

Maruti 800 Still the Favourite Among Chennai's Used-car Buyers

2008 Kia Sportage: A small crossover whose new-car pricing translates to used-car affordability. The Sportage delivers better highway composure than its small size suggests. 2008 Mazda6: The first-gen Mazda6 remains a compelling choice for family-sedan shoppers who can sacrifice a little cabin room for sportiness. Sharp steering and handling distinguish the car among other sedans. 2007 Nissan Altima: Lead-footed sedan shoppers have their chariot in the Altima. Nissan even matched strong power with unexpected fuel efficiency in this model. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

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