In an economy where every dollar counts, used cars are often a better bargain for struggling families than new cars.

In an economy where every dollar counts, used cars are often a better bargain for struggling families than new cars.

Two regular Readers' Choice favorites, Lithia Motors and Used Car Factory, came out on top with voters as the Best Place to Buy a Used Car.

Eliminating most of the concerns that come with pre-owned vehicles, both Lithia and Used Car Factory perform extensive safety checks on used cars.

At Lithia, used cars also come with special warranties.

Used Car Factory, open in Medford for 30 years, is located at Court Street and McAndrews Road.

Other favorites: Heritage Motors and Crater Lake Motors, both of Medford (tie), and Hertz Motors and Southern Oregon Subaru, both of Medford (tie)