Craigslist Cars Under $1000 – For Sale by Private Owner Trucks and Vans Sold in a Local Area

May 2, 2012
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Over the last several years millions of hard working Americans have struggle to pay the mortgage/rent, a vehicle payment and all utilities each and every month.  One of the best methods to alleviate this problem is to cut out one of the bills.  Buying used cars at a low price under $1000 has helped many families do just that.  When looking for Craigslist Cars under $1000 for sale by private owner options it might be a good idea to check out several different Craigslist subdomains and pages.  For more on low prices on vehicles with zero tax on Craigslist make sure to check out this link: Craigslist Cars.


Can I Find a Car or Truck Under $1000 Locally?

The only way to answer this question is to get out there and look.  There are over 420 Craigslist websites in different areas throughout the country so there is a very good chance that there is one close by.  Even if it is 50 to 100 miles to the closest location it does not mean that there will not be listings in your local area.  Some of the smaller towns that do not have a Craigslist page happen to be the more searched on the larger websites.


Here are a few listings under $1000 I found throughout the United States.  I am not going to link the Craigslist page because the links are going to break when the vehicles are sold in the very near future.

1974 Ford Gran Torino – $925 in East Bernand, Texas Near Houston
1992 DODGE DAKOTA – $650 in Pearland, Texas
1998 Chevy Malibu – $1000 in Anderson, South Carolina
1980 C-10 Pick-up – $1000 in Greenville, SC
1984 Pontiac Trans Am – $900 in Bakersfield, California
1987 F250 extra cab 4×2 – $1000 in Bakersfield, CA
1992 Dodge Stealth – $1000 in Deerfield Beach, Florida
Nissan sentra 93 – $850 in Pembroke Pines, FL
2002 chrysler – $999 in Miami, Florida
1998 Ford Taurus – $850 in Woodstock, Georgia
1997 Volvo 850 – $950 in Atlanta, GA

As you can see there are several listings that are available throughout the country. If you are looking for listings in a specific area I would suggest checking out my Craigslist Cars page as I have updated several options available. Take the time and effort to research even on Craigslist locations not near you.

Can I Use a Credit Card or Car Loan on Craigslist?

Generally speaking, most sellers on Craigslist are looking for cash. If you are seeking an opportunity for a private for sale by owner listing it might be smart to come up with the money before going to purchase the vehicle. If you have to go get a bank loan beforehand this is not necessarily a terrible thing. Just know if you plan on buying the car, truck, van or SUV before taking out the loan.

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