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

published 4 months ago by Consumer Reports

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.     ----------------------------------- Have a question for our experts? Leave a comment on this episode, or reach out to us directly!   From your iOS device, iMessage us at TalkingCars@icloud.com to send a photo, video, or text directly to the Talking Cars team!   We love to feature our viewers on the show, so submit video questions at    Subscribe to Talking Cars on Spotify:      SHOW NOTES ----------------------------------- 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?     ----------------------------------   Car Maintenance and Repair Guide   Rear-Seat Safety for All Ages   10 Cars Proven to Get to 200,000 Miles and Beyond   What it will cost to get your car to 200,000 miles   Coronavirus Resource Hub     ----------------------------------- Check out   for the latest reviews, tips, and recommendations and subscribe to our YouTube Channel: 

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