The aftershocks of earthquake in Japan are still rippling through the automotive industry. Now news that the 2012 Honda Civic, considered one of the best new cars under $20,000 will have its production reduced by as much as half this summer.
Part shortages from overseas are the main reason, and the reduced inventory means fewer deals in the show rooms and car lots in Dallas, TX this summer for people looking at the new Civic. Cheap cars for sale in Chicago, IL will also be harder to find.
Cars offering 30 MPG or more are in high demand, and the improvements to the 2012 Honda Civic make it one of the best MPG sedans around. So if you are pinching pennies what else can you look for?
Consider a used Honda. There are plenty of other cheap used cars and while they may not be among the best sedans in MPG like the new Civic, there is the one advantage they have. Used cars are cheap.
Well cheaper than new cars anyway. But before you go off hounding after cheap cars for sale in Chicago, looking for that best deal on a Honda Civic Coupe for sale, consider doing some homework.
First keep an open mind. Are there other new cars under $20,000 that would be best for you? Toyota and Nissan are both offer 30 MPG cars, and both are now starting to offer incentives in an effort to regain lost market share since the Earthquake.
Second, do your homework when shopping for cheap used cars. Even if it is a used Honda, you should still try and get a vehicle history report to check things out.
Lastly, shop around. Those used car lots in Dallas, Texas aren't the only place to go, so don't jump at the first used Honda Civic Coupe for sale that you see. Try an auction, compare dealer prices. Remember, hard work is rewarded.