There are dozens of reasons why locals in Anchorage Matanuska Susitna Alaska shop craigslist for everything including their automotive needs. Nowhere else will you find such a large selection at great prices than on Craigslist. With spring in the air, the deals are really beginning to heat up.
Buying anything on Craigslist is just as easy as buying from someone who has an advertisement posted in the newspaper. In fact, it is actually easier as you get a better description of the item that you are interested in and there are even large pictures to go with each ad. Most sellers these days will offer several pictures to go with their ad. There is a bit of a strategy associated with buying used cars, motorcycles, dirt bikes or ATVs. This can apply to just about anything that you are interested in buying.
- For sale by owner cars are one of the best values out there. Ensure that the seller follows the proper procedure when signing over their car to you. Follow the process set out by the State of Alaska department of motor vehicles. In most cases, you and the seller will visit a notary and present the proper identification to verify your identity.
- There are plenty of car under $2000 in the Anchorage area. The key here is to be able to distinguish the good running cars from the lemons. In order to do so you will need to find someone who has prior experience buying a used car. This could be a family member or close friend. Have them come along with you to check out any car that you may be interested in. Cheap used car deals are easily found as long as you know what you are in search of.
- Try to pick out a low mileage car as these will likely give you less trouble when it comes to maintenance. The less miles the better.
Car listings in Anchorage Matanuska Susitna Alaska
Search for a car on Craigslist and many results will appear. Finding an exact match for you is as easy as customizing the search results. Here are a few deals on cars and trucks that I found while looking at the classified ads today.
1997 Toyota Corolla DX $3,700
Are you looking for an awesome deal on a four door family car that gets great gas mileage? This 1997 Corolla made by Toyota may be the car for you. It has all the power features, including power windows, doors, locks, seats, etc. The owner installed a new windshield and has recently put on a new set of tires.
It has a 4 cylinder engine with automatic transmission and a clean title in hand ready to go. If you are looking for a reliable, safe, affordable 4 door family car, this one may be for you. The owner is only askisng $3,700 and has a clean title in hand ready to go. Vehicle is located in Anchorage AK.
1998 Honda Civic EX $3,500
If you want a car that is a bit more sporty yet still need a 4 door, consider this 98 Honda Civic. We all know that Honda makes a good car and this is your chance to own a great car with many aftermarket features including 16″ rims and tires. This car has all the power features and has recently been serviced with a new head gasket. Anyone who has ever owned one of these cars know the importance of having a non leaking head gasket.
Additional features including a power sliding moon roof, and even a set of snow tires for those harsh Alaska winters. This car is the EX edition and features the sought after VTEC engine.
Other features include aftermarket headlights, tailights and a nice stereo system. These accessories alone can cost several hundred dollars.
1996 Subaru Legacy Station Wagon $2,400
Talk about an extreme deal! This 96 Legacy station wagon has only had 2 owners and the most recent owner has had it for over 13 years. This car has over 200k miles on it but don’t let that scare you away. This fine piece of machinery will last forever.
Features the 2.2 liter 4 cyl engine which get great gas mileage. This car was born ready for the snow with all wheel drive automatic transmission and a set of Kelley Wintermark snow tires. It has a clean title and is ready to go. Pick up this steal of a deal in Chugiak AK.
Anchorage Motorcycles and Dirt bikes
2000 Harley Davidson Softail classic $7,500
If your style is more like 2 wheels then you are going to love this bike. 00′ Harley Heritige softtail classic. This custom chopper is decked out with all the goodies including saddle bags, ape hangers, big boy kit, upgraded cam, chrome covers, and much more. There are only 30k miles on this hog and the seller is the second owner. He had this ride priced over $2000 below the book value so it appears as if he is motivated to sell it.
This motorcycle is located in Anchorage and is priced to sell. Great riding bike at a great price. Save money building a bike and buy someone else’s who has already done all of the work.
2002 Honda XR Dirtbike $1150
Are you looking for a cheap thrill? You just may want to give this 2002 Honda dirt bike a try. For only $1150 you get a great running dirt bike that has recently been tuned up and has a ton of new parts including shift levers, sprockets, breaks, etc.
The seller says that the bike runs great and is ready to sell. Best of all, he is willing to take the best offer, meaning that you can offer substantially less and he just may take it. I would come at him with a $1000 and see if the owner will take it. With a name like Honda you really can’t go wrong. Entertain yourself for hours upon hours. Get it in Wasilla AK
In case you are interested, here are a few more cars that can be found on the Anchorage Matanuska Susitna Alaska website.
Additional Car listings
- 1998 chevy Tahoe 4×4 $4500
- 1996 Ford F150 XL 4×4 $4450
- 1995 Chevy suburban $1500
- 1987 Chevy 1 ton truck $2500
- 1994 Toyota 4 unner $3750 in Eagle river
- 2005 Honda Element $3350
- 1993 Mazda van $1650
- 1997 Ford ranger $1,300