In trying to figure out the perfect gift to give their loved ones, it seems that more and more people are deciding on a used car as the best gift. Recent studies have shown that 1 in 50 people buying a used car during the month of December are planning to give them as a Christmas gift. These numbers are much higher than the past four years records show, proving that the economy, and the auto industry in particular, are seeing quite a boom in growth and profit. Many automakers are breaking sales records this year, putting plenty of good trade-ins onto the used car market. With the rise in auto industry growth, it is easier than ever to find a quality used car and the right price. A used car works as a gift for anyone (over the age of 16) you would like to see happy this holiday season.