Automobile insurance rates are based on your driving record, the type of car you drive, the area where you live and the deductible you choose to pay. If you live in a city with one of the worst car theft rates, expect higher premiums (monthly payments). If you live in a state with high premiums to start, you might want to buy a used Honda Fit to save money on gas, instead.
We looked at a couple of different sources to compile our data like the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). The bureau maintains a “Hot Spots” list of the cities with the highest rates of vehicle theft. The second source was a BankRate.com report about the most expensive premiums in the U.S. [keep reading]
The Honda Civic has been one of the most Followed cars on Mojo Motors the past couple of years because it’s reliable, safe and affordable.
Shoppers considering a used Honda Civic for sale will likely find the prices to range thousands of dollars depending on the trim, whether it is an EX, EX-P, LX, etc. We took a look at the most popular Civics from the model year 2010 to find their average price and mileage. We also found out how many times they drop in price and how much before they’re sold, too. [keep reading]
Many websites are experiencing an increase in mobile traffic, but Mojo Motors is seeing some serious needle movement. According to Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends, mobile made up 15% of website traffic. Mojo Motors saw about 30% of traffic from mobile in the first half of 2013. By the end of 2013, however, we’re seeing over 50% of traffic on mobile.
In three months, from October to December 2013, there was a jump from 35% to nearly 55%. There are a couple of reasons for the substantial growth. [keep reading]
Some car dealers have fancy signage and amazing waiting rooms. Those are the types of stores updated once every few years with LED TVs, magazine racks filled with iPads and waiting rooms that smell like morning lilies.
For every dealer that’s all hoity-toity, there is a store that’s a little rough around the edges. They’re the used car lots off the mile roads. They haven’t changed with the times, the televisions are analog and the waiting rooms smell like cigarettes and stale coffee. Those are the stores, however, that rock old-school and vintage used car signs that are like time machines, gaudy time machines. [keep reading]
Mojo Motors has an updated feature that is helping used car shoppers get the latest news on the car they wanted. It’s real-time alerts that ping a potential buyer with new information on a particular used car. [keep reading]
The Subaru Forester was introduced to the American market in 1997 and was one of the first types of crossovers available for sale. Foresters are known for their AWD systems that take on snow with ease, a four-cylinder boxer engine and a strong safety rating.
The 3rd Generation of Foresters between 2008 and 2013 have won a host of awards including Motor Trend Sport/Utility of the Year and a IIHS Top Safety Pick. If you’re looking for a used Forester, refer to the breakdown below to understand how the different trims affect each Foresters price. [keep reading]
The car dealer will tell you what a good price is on a car. KBB will tell you something different. So will Craigslist or Carfax. No matter what, shoppers are always concerned they’re going to overpay on a used car and that the used car they’re buying is unreliable or has hidden problems.
One reason why you are already using Mojo Motors is because you want alerts when dealers drop prices. If you’re not getting alerts, just Follow your favorite cars and we’ll make sure to let you know when the dealer drops prices.
Those price drop alerts, delivered right to your email inbox, along with the vehicles price history, are your ticket to knowing whether or not you’re overpaying for a used car. Topping it all off, we’ve got a great article on how to find a mechanic so you can make sure you’re buying a safe and reliable car. [keep reading]