There are many reasons why people in Flagstaff Sedona Arizona are buying second hand used cars and other automobiles more commonly these days. The main reason is due to lack of job security and not knowing if one is able to commit to car payment. Fortunately, it is easier than ever to get a used car without spending a ton of money. Cars, trucks, and motorcycles are posted by the dozens on Flagstaff Sedona Arizona Craigslist.
Find cars on Craigslist Flagstaff Sedona AZ
Becoming familiar with the search process is perhaps one of the best things that you can do when it comes to finding what you are searching for at a great low price. With a simple interface and very little graphics, Craigslist is a rather easy way to search for a car. Start by going to the Flagstaff Craigslist section and going to the cars and truck section. From here, there are several ways to search.
Ways to search for a used car
- The first way is to simply browse through the listings. As ads are created, they are placed at the top of the search results page. What this means is that the most recent postings will appear at the top of the search results page. Skimming through these is always fun and interesting as you never know what may pop up. The results are typically updated every 15 mins or less so you will have a never ending supply of new ads, even if you are checking back several times per hour.
- Craigslist recently allowed you to browse through their ads by simply looking at a thumbnail of each and every item that is for sale. This is a great visual way to get an idea of what is out there but should not be the only way one searches for a car. Buying using this method can be very deceiving as you never know what may be wrong with a particular car. This should be a way to get an idea of what is out there. Remember, the uglier the car, the better deal you can usually get. ]
- Take advantage of the search parameters that are available. You can search by keyword, price range, or a combination of both. This can be very helpful in conjunction with the picture search feature. Simply put your price range in and scan through the photos. When you find something that interests you, click on the full ad and read the description.
Available used cars on Craigslist under $1500
1980 Ford Pinto $800
Did you know there were Ford Pintos still on the road? Here’s one right here in Flagstaff. This 1980 model pinto comes with a fuel efficient 2.3 L 4 cyl engine and even comes with a new starter and rebuilt automatic transmission. The seller is also throwing in some extra uninstalled parts such as rear springs, sway bar, front coil kit and a window seal for the rear window.
While this car may not have the best reputation, it is a great car to get around town and for the price you really can not beat it. $800 and you can be on the road with a car that gets good gas mileage.
1993 Ford Escort LX $1300
These cars were a hot seller back in the 90’s as the offered a ton of features of higher end cars yet we priced to sell. This 1993 Escort is a hatch back and gets an incredible 28 miles per gallon. Best of all, it has really low mileage. The seller claims that the odometer reads just under 100k miles. Car comes with a great set of tires and does not have any major mechanical problems or even list. It has a kicking stereo system and has been well maintained over the years. The air condition could use a little work. One problem with this particular car is that it has a salvage title. Being that it is not worth much to begin with, any minor accident would total the car out. In this case, it was lightly hit in the rear. This could be a great negotiation point that will allow you get the price even lower. This Escort comes with a small 1.8 L engine that gets incredible gas mileage. Check this ride out in Cottonwood.
1989 Mercedes 300 SE $1500
Here is an incredible find. Flash back to 1989. This car would have cost you over 50k but can be yours today for only $1500. The owner drives it on a regular basis to and from work. Everything still works on it even 20 years later. Has all the upgrades including power windows, doors, sunroof, stereo cruise control, etc. Could use a tune if you like but otherwise in great shape all around. The owner is looking to use the money from this car to buy a good work truck. If you have one you may be able to negotiate a deal. The seller has also indicated that he is looking to sell fast which is great news for you. Perhaps you can offer less than the $1500 asking price. Take a look at this car in Sedona AZ today.
Used motorcycles bikes by owner
1992 Honda Nighthawk 750 $2200
If you are searching for a great deal on an older bike then you might want to think about this 92 honda Nighthawk 750. This motorcycle has 26,000 miles on it and runs with no issues at all. It has been kept in the garage for over 20 years now and has been well taken care of. Recently the owner replaced the battery, chain, tires and seals. He is also offering this bike with a bunch of after market parts including the windshield, saddle bags, repair manual etc. This is a hard thing to beat for this price. This bike is located in Parks and it comes with a clean title. The dealer is ready to do business so bring your cash and he will hand over the title. Keep in mind that checks or money orders are not accepted as many people will not do this do to the issues that could arise.