Why Choose Rairdon for Your Pre-owned Car

February 5th, 2020 by

Why Choose Rairdon for Your Pre-owned Car

There are many top benefits of buying a pre-owned car, especially when you buy from Rairdon. We detail them inside.

Did you know?

Rairdon’s pre-owned vehicle inventory includes popular models like Subaru, Toyota, Ford,

Dodge, Honda, Jeep, and Nissan.

Top Benefits of Buying a Pre-owned Car

  • Potential lower insurance costs
  • Certified pre-owned options
  • More car for your money
  • Older cars may cost less to register, depending on the state
  • Access to vehicle history reports give you a better idea of what you are buying    

Common Questions About Used Cars

Is it safe to buy second hand car?

Yes, provided that you do your homework ahead of time.

This includes researching the available used car data. Specifically,

you will want to search for cars that give you

the highest predicted amount of safety, reliability, and total cost of ownership.

Other questions to ask include

what type of vehicle matches my lifestyle the best?

And if you are a Seattle resident, you will want to know which vehicles are best for driving in the snow.

We also suggest setting a used car budget for yourself

from the very beginning of your car search.

This way, you are less likely to get in over your head,


What cars don’t depreciate?*

  • 2004–2006 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited “LJ”
  • 1990–1996 Nissan 300ZX Twin Turbo
  • 2000–2009 Honda S2000
  • 2006–2008 Audi RS4
  • 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX
  • 1993–1995 Mazda RX-7
  • 1993–1997 Toyota Land Cruiser
  • 5–2002 BMW M Roadster
  • 2001–2006 BMW M3
  • 1995–2001 Acura Integra GS-R
  • 2000–2005 Porsche Boxster S

Which cars last the longest?

Asking which cars last the longest should be another component of your research.

This is because the durability among car brands varies.

According to the lender Santander Consumer USA, (the American-made) SUV

is the category of vehicle that lasts the longest.1

SUVs with the highest percentage of vehicles that last over 200,000 miles are as follows:

  • Toyota Sequoia (7.4%)
  • Chevrolet Suburban (5.0%)
  • Ford Expedition (5.0%)
  • GMC Yukon XL (4.0%)
  • Toyota 4Runner (3.9%)
  • Chevrolet Tahoe (3.8)
  • Toyota Highlander Hybrid (3.1%)

Which color cars hold their value the best?

Believe it or not, the car color you choose affects things like depreciation

(the decrease in value of your car over time).

Motor1.com even states that car color can “boost or bust a car’s resale value.”

So here is some practical info on car color and depreciation that may affect your wallet down the road.2

Car colors that see AVERAGE depreciation**

  • White
  • Black
  • Red
  • Gray

Car colors that see LOWER than average depreciation

  • Yellow
  • Orange
  • Green

Car colors that see HIGHER than average depreciation

  • Gold
  • Purple
  • Beige

Why Buying From Rairdon Makes Sense

      • Large inventory. At any given time, you are likely to find approximately 1,000 pre-owned vehicles in stock across all of our dealerships. Moreover, Rairdon’s pre-owned vehicle inventory includes popular models like Subaru, Toyota, Ford, Dodge, Honda, Jeep, and Nissan.
      • Our trade-ins are local. With Rairdon, there is no need to wonder where your used car came from. This is because the majority of our used cars are trade-ins from local people just like you. As we are less reliant on third-party whole sellers or auctions our buyers get access to higher-quality used vehicles.
      • 7-day trial exchange. This program means that if you are not completely satisfied with your original purchase, you can return it for an exchange. This program is a key part of Rairdon’s Culture of Care.

Avoid stressing about where your used car came from!

Choose Rairdon

for all of your pre-owned car-buying needs.


1  Santander Consumer USA

2  Motor1.com

*According to Car And Driver. This list is not all-inclusive.

** Under certain circumstances.