I personally don't mind owning a pre-owned vehicles as long its still has good condition I am no doubt buying it. Today, pre-owned cars are not only safer to buy, they also seem to make sense in a recession. Don't you know that in the past recession a lot of people have shifted used cars. one reason is money. It is a lot cheaper than owning a new one. I came across this great site http://www.usedcarschicago101.com/blog/ and learned so much about used car economy and the recession. They created this site to help people in the Chicagoland area find the right pre-owned vehicle like Kia Soul for them. This site supply with articles about Chicago used cars, SUVs, or trucks, research, news and classifieds to help in all phases of the buying decision. It's pretty neat.