Car Lease Negotiation Tips; Is Buying A High Mileage Used Vehicle Sensible? | Talking Cars # 298

This week we discuss whether you should always trust a dealer’s advice on maintenance intervals; if seat protector mats are safe to use with child seats; if purchasing a used CR recommended vehicle with high mileage is a wise choice; tips for negotiating a car lease, and if asking to have an independent mechanic check a certified pre-owned car is an automotive faux pas.

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SHOW NOTES
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00:00 – Intro
01:29 – Question #1: Should you always trust dealer’s advice on car maintenance schedule?
06:12 – Question #2: Is it safe to use seat protector mats with child seats?
09:10 – Question #3: Is purchasing a used CR recommenced vehicle with high mileage a wise choice?
11:45 – Question #4: What are some of the caveats to look out for when negotiating on a car lease?
17:48 – Question #5: Why don’t car makers build cars with replaceable stereo head units?
23:56 – Question #6: Is having an independent mechanic inspect a certified pre-owned car an automotive faux pas?

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Car Maintenance and Repair Guide
https://www.consumerreports.org/car-maintenance/car-maintenance-and-repair-guide/

Rear-Seat Safety for All Ages
https://www.consumerreports.org/car-safety/rear-seat-safety-for-all-ages/

10 Cars Proven to Get to 200,000 Miles and Beyond
https://www.consumerreports.org/car-reliability-owner-satisfaction/10-best-cars-to-get-to-200000-miles-and-beyond/

What it will cost to get your car to 200,000 miles
https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine/2015/06/what-it-will-cost-to-get-your-car-to-200-000-miles/index.htm

Coronavirus Resource Hub
https://www.consumerreports.org/coronavirus/coronavirus-covid-19-updates/

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