Most Stolen Seattle Cars for 2008

October 4, 2009 by · 4 Comments 

1992 accordThere’s no shortage of Camry’s, Accords, and Civics on the roads of Seattle. Maybe that’s why when it comes to the most stolen cars in Washington, those popular vehicles are the ones targeted by car thieves. The National Insurance Crime Bureau’s Hot Wheels report for 2008 has Seattle ranked 26th nationally in car thefts. Read more

Cash For Clunkers in Seattle

August 12, 2009 by · 3 Comments 

Cash for clunker carAfter the recent announcement that the Cash for Clunkers program was active again, we at Seattle Auto have been fielding lots of emails from visitors wondering if their car was eligible. To be honest, even we were unsure of how the program worked, so we did a little research and here’s what we found out.
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Car Rental Tips from a Traveling Journalist

April 27, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Between a career which has traveled me all over the U.S. and an adventurous spirit that leads me to wander off in my free time, I’ve probably rented more cars in the past five years than most people will rent, collectively, in their lifetimes.

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Will the PUMA Purr for Seattle Car Buyers?

April 17, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Imagine what Seattle parking lots and roads will look like once some of these cheap and efficient concept cars start rolling off of assembly lines. They’re very much the “value meal” of the car industry, just the basics and a whole lot smaller. One things for certain, bulk shopping at Costco would become virtually impossible. Read more

Car Negotiation: The 10 Step Guide – Part 2

April 11, 2009 by · 5 Comments 

Step 6: How to Set a Price For Your Car

The trickiest part of the negotiating game is to set a price that is fair to both you and the dealership. As good or bad as a dealership might be, they still have to make a profit. In fact, you might be surprised to hear that dealerships average about a mere 1% profit per year on total sales. Read more

Ten Easy Tips for Defensive Driving

March 5, 2009 by · 18 Comments 

You’ve heard the term defensive driving tossed around a lot, but what does it really mean? Many people conjure up images of a slow, hesitant driver that only drives in the right lane and signals a block before turning. In reality, defensive driving is a set of good habits on top of your existing driver skills.
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How to Avoid the Unlicensed Car Dealer

February 12, 2009 by · 5 Comments 

The internet has all but revolutionized the process of buying a used car, as buyers have access to a seemingly unlimited supply of vehicle listings online. Unfortunately, one of the criminal elements that is becoming more popular due to the internet are unlicensed car dealers. To help you identify and avoid these shady dealers, we’ve asked the experts for help. Read more

Subaru, Seattle’s Unofficial Car Maker!

February 9, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

You’ve seen them in parking lots of your local PCC, packed with two car seats on the east side, or in traffic around Safeco field after a Mariners game…the Subaru nation of Seattle.

The versatile AWD vehicle captures the essence of the northwest driver. Versatility, handling, and capacity are just some of the words that appeal to local drivers about Subaru.

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Ten Reasons to Get a Car History Check

February 5, 2009 by · 7 Comments 

Buying a used car is no easy task. From finding the right car to cutting the final check, there are literally dozens of pitfalls that you can get trapped in if you aren’t careful. One of the best ways to mitigate your risk when buying a used car, is to get a vehicle history report. Read more

The 2010 Toyota Prius is in Hybrid Heaven in Seattle

January 14, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

It’s rare when a vehicle actually lives up to the hype. But by all accounts, the 2010 Toyota Prius will do just that and maybe more. Unveiled at the Detroit auto show, Toyota made a big splash, and maybe even sent a message to other hybrid automakers. Read more

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