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You like Delano luxury car about buying a brand new one is out of your budget getting a pre owned vehicles may well be the answer.
Here to tell us about that is our Jacobson vice president of -- indeed dot com welcome back the show our thanks to thanks for having.
-- -- let's let's start with a -- what do you make of this year look at cars all the time figuring out if they're good -- bad when you say.
Right we look at hybrids all the time and hybrids they don't -- that often but when they do you better have your checkbook ready -- going to be expensive.
I tell my friends if they're looking -- -- hybrid I don't often recommend that you look at an extended warranty package but if you're considering a hybrid I would strongly -- consider it well that's doesn't make me feel.
-- about hybrids may leave you know it's not just answered your hard question.
Look sort walk through then we have the top five pre owned luxury cars.
Makes models even a year or so if you're shopping today you're gonna want to listen to this number one the 2007.
Lexus ES 350 tell me why.
Yes so when we look at vehicles we look at two factors we look at the frequency of failures and how much it cost repair those failures when they do occur for the vehicle.
The Lexus was a very solid vehicle -- 2007 Lexus ES 350 was solid operative operate at a very low instance of failures and a very low average repair costs.
It's a solid carb operative number 22006.
Yes Acura and its parent brand Honda much like Toyota and Lexus Honda and Acura.
Scored very well for the top twenty vehicles and luxury segment -- accurate vehicles.
Actor was very strong again with the 2006.
And actually had lower repair costs average repair costs them -- -- Slightly higher instances of failure to things with that -- go lose gas cap which obviously is very cheap and then expect inspecting and repairing and battery and electrical charging ouch -- that would be expensive -- Number three the 2005 Lexus ES 330 knots at 350 this time that the 330 yes the three authority and then the GX 47 in the next two vehicles.
Lexus had a very strong -- three of the top five and nine of the top twenty vehicles were Lexus vehicles.
Very solid those vehicles in particular had very low instances of failures.
Solid vehicles on the GX 47 in particular was the 2004 -- -- Was actually the oldest vehicle which really indicates manufacturers are doing something right average age of vehicles on the road today is ten point eight years its highest it's ever been.
So vehicles are -- The economy speaking our people just holding on -- cars longer because they don't have the money I think it's both I think the vehicles -- lasting longer and people are holding onto them longer mean these vehicles were designed the last for five years 50000 her ability standard.
And now it's ten years let's talk about the last on this list the 2008 BMW three series yes that that's and they BMW three series.
I'm debt but that particular year make and model vehicles in the middle of its life cycle so BMW has already done a lot of refinements in earlier models.
Fixed some of those problems so by the time the 2008 model year got showroom floors a lot of the problems and issues of those vehicles and haven't been resolved -- appearance -- -- as -- Great stuff I I you know I think that a lot of people should consider those -- -- because.
You pay a lower price the with those extended worried walk out -- to get a lot of value.
Yes actually you know what we're looking at house as well as in most important things location location location well with pre -- vehicles the most important thing is is data.
You really need to understand what how that Nicholas how reliable it is in fact we're on the show we did actually debuted its -- -- how consumers do that.
I'm it's available on your website as well as www.
Car and -- dot com forward slash snapshot it's a very easy to use tool.
You just input information for your vehicle and it gives you a snapshot and tell us what the most common problems are with that vehicle what I don't of that what the average repair costs are.
You have to know before I mean if he made one wrong move and parks around vehicle is gonna cost you thousands of dollars for years to come so.
I encourage everybody my friends and -- looking for -- -- say make sure they have reliability information and take okay consideration.
And if you're an old Lana for it for ten years for goodness sake she definitely wanna know -- thanks for the help today really appreciate.
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