Buying used: 2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring holds up well

Depending on the model, the Touring comes with a reasonably high complement of standard equipment. Air conditioning, tilt/telescoping steering, one-touch driver’s side window and power door locks all come with the popular GL, as do heated front seats and a cooled glovebox

Reading Time: 4 minutes The hatchback body configuration is just about as versatile as you can get in this market

Buying used: Toyota Camry from 2010 to 2012 won’t disappoint

Unsurprisingly, this iteration of the Camry has held its value. The 2012 edition will run you anywhere from around $10,000 to the high teens, depending on trim level and drivetrain

Reading Time: 4 minutes Available with either a four-cylinder or V6 engine, this generation was offered in a variety of trim levels

2012 Camaro all about baby-boomer nostalgia

The styling of this iteration definitely got people talking. Some felt it was too angular and rough around the edges, but it did convey the requisite muscularity and bad-boy persona, with a dash of nostalgia

Reading Time: 4 minutes A high-performance car for buyers who like to drive with enthusiasm and want everyone to know it

Buying used: 2012 Mercedes E-Class still exudes class

Arguably the most visually appealing E-class model was the new coupe. From its arrowhead front end to a back deck evocative of some Mercedes models of the 1950s, this one was – and is – a knockout

Reading Time: 4 minutes From arrowhead front to evocative 50’s-style back, this one’s still a knockout

Buying used: 2012 Honda Insight offers ultra fuel economy

Most modern conveniences are standard with the LX model, and the EX features extras such as a navigation system, steering wheel-located paddle shifters, Bluetooth capability, steering wheel-mounted audio controls and lightweight alloy wheels

Reading Time: 4 minutes Originally priced at under $22,000, the 2012 Insight now ranges between $8-15K