Car buying tips for consumers in the United States. Understand your rights as a car buyer and protect yourself from deceitful dealers and defective vehicles.
Are you looking to start the new year behind a new set of wheels? January is always an ideal time for car buying, with many discounts, incentives, and end of year leftovers available at discount prices. But before you sign on the dotted line, there are certain rules of thumb to make sure you are… Read More
The Takata Airbag Recall has been expanded by federal officials, bringing the total number of recalled cars to 69 million. If you’ve been affected by the Takata Airbag Recall, you don’t have to drive a dangerous vehicle – know your rights and ask your dealer for a free loaner car. KDKA’s Susan Koeppen (CBS Local,… Read More
Thinking about a buying new or used car? Before you head to the dealer, check out 1-800 LEMON LAW’s Michael Sacks on “Good Day PA” with car buying tips to make sure your dream car does not turn into a nightmare.
Purchasing a new vehicle can be both exciting and stressful. There are dozens of manufacturers with hundreds of models, and it seems like a million dealers are competing for your business. If you hit the road unprepared, you could end up being taken for a bumpy ride and paying more than you should. Here’s some… Read More
The Spring has sprung and more and more folks are aching to get behind the wheel of a new car, or at least a car that is “new to you.” In this troubled economical climate, drivers are turning toward used cars at record numbers and that is certainly understandable. What is NOT understandable is why… Read More
As you can expect, Monday mornings are quite busy for us. Often times, we are going through 25-40 voice mails from consumers who have left messages on the 1-800 LEMON LAW hotline over the weekend. This week, we received our first-ever call from a used car dealer. The dealer, based in Delaware, was complaining that… Read More
We have been receiving a number of e-mails and phone calls lately regarding older cars. Buying a used car is a tremendous gamble and it you’re not careful, your dream car may have previously been someone else’s nightmare. Here are a few tips to make sure you are not taken for a ride when buying… Read More
Looking to learn more about car buying and your consumer rights? WBRE Eyewitness News interviewed 1-800 LEMON LAW Communications Director Michael Sacks on a variety of lemon and car buying stories this month. The first story, ‘the list the manufacturers don’t want you to see’, looked at the popular Car Complaint Index, the list of… Read More
Used cars often provide a very attractive way to get more car for less money. However, if you fail to ask the right questions BEFORE you sign on the dotted line, you could find yourself on the road to numerous car problems. When it comes to used cars, the biggest assumption is that dealers have… Read More
It’s one of Lemon Law. Com’s most popular features, the annual Car Complaint Index. The list, put out every year by Automotive Consumer Advocate Jack Gillis, takes a look at which cars receive the most consumer complaints per sales. It’s important to note that this list is not an end-all, be-all. In fact there are… Read More