Infographic: Many Used Cars Are Under Recall

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In the market for a new car? If so, one of your first decisions will be whether to buy a new or used car. (The next will be getting good advice on the entire car buying process—check out these car buying tips from a former car salesman.)

Buying a used car requires a bit more due diligence on your part. In addition to making sure the car is in good shape and isn’t a flooded car, another thing you’ll want to consider is whether the car is under recall.

It often seems there’s a new car recall every week. And that’s affecting the used car market in a big way. Data from Recall Masters and egm CarTech reveals that of the 955,368 used cars available for sale in the United States on a single day, more than 36,000 had recalls.

Wondering which states had the most used cars under recall? Or the most common reasons these cars fall under recall? Find out the answers to these questions and many more by checking out the infographic created by egm CarTech.

Protect yourself by buying your used car from a reputable dealership—some even offer a recall-free policy. Learn more about car recalls by checking out this series of posts.


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