Used-car supplies have been pretty tight this year, making it harder for shoppers to find the cars they want at the right price. If you’re fortunate enough to find what you’re looking for, it’s important not to get your hopes up because the car could end up being a dud. Important warning signs include dings, stains and shoddy repairs, says Car Talk’s Tom and Ray Magliozzi . Not so obvious, and admittedly prejudicial, cues include the age of the seller, the type of car and radio station presets, the Tappet Brothers say halfheartedly. Check out their list in the Advice section.
Top 10 Warning Signs That You Shouldn't Buy a Used Car (Cars.com Advice)