used trucks

Time to buy: Popular specs for used trucks

The used truck surplus generally means lower prices, but buyers might find they have to pay up for their preferences in model or specs.

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Take your pick — Great bargains for owner-operators as oversupplied used truck market awash with more 3-to-5-year old tractors

That market should present owner-operators further opportunity to score cheap deals on nice equipment, particularly on aerodynamic fleet-spec sleepers.

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Informed protection: Know exactly what’s covered before you buy

Warranties for used trucks come in a wide range of prices, coverage and lengths. You can’t truly weigh the value of any particular warranty, though, unless you know what it covers – and what it doesn’t.

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Financing a used truck: Lower prices and available capital create a good market for owner-operators with strong credit ratings

The used truck market for owner-operators is looking good: Prices are down thanks to inventory surplus, and credit is cheaper than it has been in recent years. “For single owner-operators or small-fleet owners, money is very prevalent,” says Matt Manero, owner of Carrollton, Texas-based Commercial Fleet Financing. “Rates are still very low, and there are a lot of players in the space.” Interest rates are about 1 percent point lower than they were six or seven years ...

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Time to Buy: Inspecting a Used Truck

A thorough pretrip inspection can uncover obvious problems, such as oil and water leaks, faulty lights and loose belts. The tips here, which include some pretrip basics, give further pointers on assessing a truck’s condition.

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Used truck prices tumbled in 2016

Used truck prices were down in 2016 with 3- t0 5-year-old tractors selling for $8,803 less (12.5 percent) on average than in 2015, according to a new report.

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Arrow Truck Sales offering certain owner-operators used truck purchasing incentives

For drivers leased to Landstar, USA Truck, Allied Van Lines and more, Arrow offers a free six month, 50,000-mile warranty, a $1,000 allowance and more under the new program.

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Kenworth launching Certified Pre-Owned program next year

The trucks must be certified by a Kenworth dealer technician after a full inspection, carry DOT certification and receive a full diesel particulate filter cleaning and an oil and filter change before being listed as certified pre-owned.

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Ryder now offering three tiers of used trucks

Ryder is offering used trucks in three categories ranging from high-quality to "as-is."

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Prices of used sleeper trucks on decline

The average retail price for used sleeper trucks dropped 6 percent from the third quarter of 2015 to the fourth, according to preliminary retail data from December.

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