How Big a Factor Should Mileage Be When You’re Buying a Used Car?

Car Mileage

When people are thinking about buying a used car, one of the first questions they’ll usually ask is: “So, how many miles are on it?” They’re often scared off by cars that have what they perceive to be too many miles on them. You should carefully consider the mileage on a used car before buying […]

What Does a Dealership Provide You After Purchasing a Used Vehicle?

Buying a Used Car

What will a dealership give you after purchasing a used car? As with most things, there will be paperwork and documents. Title For starters, you’ll get the title to the vehicle. The title proves you own the vehicle. You need to take the title to your local state agency in order to register the vehicle. […]

When Are the Best Times to Purchase a Used Vehicle?

Best Times to Buy a Used Vehicle

When is the best time to purchase a used car? The obvious main answer to that question is, “When I need one!” If your current vehicle is getting to the point where you don’t trust it will get you safely from point A to point B and it’s not worth it to you to pay […]

Is This Car Right For Me?

Buying a Car

There are tons of cars for sale “out there.” But how do you know if a particular car is right for you? Consider what you think you want. Some people care most about reliability while others “just want it to look good.” Do you want a noisy or quiet car? Should it be easy to […]

Should You Care More About Age or Mileage When Buying a Used Vehicle?

Car Mileage

When used car shopping, certain people are very particular about what they want… for instance, if there’s a certain body shape/style for a certain year that later gets changed, they’re willing to get the “older” version specifically to get “the look” they want for that vehicle. Which is more important when buying a used vehicle– […]

Warning Signs of an Untrustworthy Used Car Dealership

Untrustworthy Used Car Dealerships

If you’re thinking about buying a used car, how do you know if the dealership you’re visiting is a “bad one?” Attitude Firstly, how is their attitude? When you talk with people there, are they interested in talking with you or do they ignore you? Are they rude to you? If so, find another dealer, […]

How to Choose the Right Used Car Dealership for Your Needs

Selecting a Dealership

In life, there are some big deals, like falling in love with another person, getting married, buying a house and/or buying a car. In all these situations, you want what’s best for yourself, right? With regards to buying a car, how can you choose the right dealership for your needs? Generally, there are five main […]

Why Buying a Used Car From a Private Seller is Risky

Buying a Used Car

One lady wanted a used car for her 16-year-old son to use to get to work and back. So she saw that her neighbor across the street had a “for sale” sign on his old Pontiac Grand Prix. After some negotiations, the lady bought it for just $600– a bargain, right? It didn’t turn out […]

Just Bought Your First Car? Here’s How You Can Extend Its Life

One of life’s big accomplishments is owning your first car. It’s the kind of thing that often takes time, energy and work to make happen– something you’ve saved for and ultimately want to take good care of, since it’s almost like having a baby in the family. What are some tips for taking care of […]

Things to Remember When Going for a Test Drive

Things to Keep in Mind When Going on a Test Drive

What are some things to remember when test driving a vehicle? Size It Up First, pick out vehicles that “fit your size” well. A tiny car doesn’t make the most sense for a man who is over six feet tall and weighs more than 250 pounds. You’ll want to choose a vehicle that accommodates your […]