Best cars if you want to...

The downturn in consumer spending means you can negotiate some great deals on wheels now - these standouts among them.

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... land a fantastic pre-owned deal
Car: Jaguar XJ Super V8

Price: $43K (certified used, 2006)

Mpg: 17 city, 24 hwy.

J.D. Power ranks Jaguar No. 1 in dependability - yet lots of people still think Jags break down all the time. That misconception is one reason you can get this drool-worthy sedan for about half what it cost new.

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