There are lots of people out there who have a fully formed opinion about cars and trucks and know exactly what they like and don’t like. However, there are also plenty of people who either don’t know enough about vehicles to have formed strong opinions, or are simply open minded about what they’re willing to drive.
Buying a car always feels great. There’s almost nothing better than getting into a shiny new, or cleaned-up used vehicle and driving it to your favorite restaurant to celebrate, turning around to admire it multiple times as you’re walking in.
Everyone wants to get a great deal on a new or used car. You know it, your salesperson knows it, and the future generations of your children will probably know it by the time they’re born.
Are you one of the thousands of car buyers looking to save some money by buying used? If you are, I’d love to show you what’s on the lot!
Choosing the color of your car is surprisingly difficult.
It’s a daunting prospect when you think about it. You’ll presumably want to use your car for at least a few years, so you’ll naturally want to pick a color you like. The only problem is, there’s a lot of hearsay that might cloud your judgment. Some people will tell you to avoid certain colors because they get pulled over more. Others will say certain colors are better in warm weather. And that’s only scratching the surface.
Buying a car is like buying an ice cream cone.
You might walk up to the ice cream truck already knowing what flavor you want, but the person at the counter still has questions for you. Do you want that ice cream to have some sprinkles on it, or maybe you’d like a candy coating? Also, would you be happier eating out of a cone or dish? Though you’re free to decline any and all extras, you might casually glance at someone else with all the fixins and wish you spent the extra quarters for the same treatment.
There are plenty of things you can do wrong when shopping for a new or used vehicle. While lots of people have their own tidbits of advice on how to go through the process and get the best deal possible, some of this advice doesn’t actually work in the real world. Car...
Pickup truck sales in the U.S. are booming, and show no signs of slowing down. In fact, the best-selling vehicle of all time in the United States is the Ford F-series. Americans simply love their trucks. So if you’re considering buying a truck as your next vehicle,...
There are lots of things we regard as common wisdom that really aren’t so. For example, there’s a common expression that lightning never strikes the same place twice. In reality, lightning tends to strike the same tall structures or trees over and over again, which is...
There are lots of factors that come into play when you’re buying a vehicle. The price range you’re looking at, the local market, your credit score, and industry trends all play a role in determining whether or not you end up getting a great deal. But there are some...
A significant cause of concern for many people when buying a vehicle is the trade-in value that they can expect to get for their car or truck. Some people think that a trade-in value is determined simply by looking up a number online. Unfortunately, this isn’t the...
People love to come across a great deal when vehicle shopping. There are few things in life as satisfying as getting something cheaper than everybody else. Not everyone gets lucky, but there are certain instances when you can come across a heavily discounted vehicle...
The use of credit is critical to the economy and allows consumers to use credit cards, buy houses, and most importantly, cars and trucks! Your credit score can have a huge impact on whether or not you can qualify for certain purchases and how much interest you have to...
A vehicle is an asset. In most cases, it’s an asset that goes down in value over time. This happens for a number of reasons, many of which are out of your control. But there are some things that will decrease your vehicle’s value faster than normal. Here are seven of them:
One of the bigger decisions when it comes to car buying is deciding whether to buy a new or a used vehicle. There are some people who only buy one or the other, and others who are more open-minded and willing to look at both options. In either case, it’s important to...
There’s plenty of advice out there about what you should do before buying a car, or how to handle the car buying process itself. But there’s hardly any information available about what you should do after you’ve purchased a vehicle. So after you sign the paperwork and...
Thou shalt determine how much thou art willing to spend on thy vehicle Thou shalt be reasonable when calculating thy trade-in value Thou shalt not show up at thy dealership five minutes before it closes Thou shalt not hide thine trade-in from thy salesperson Thou...
Humans tend to naturally dislike being told what to do, but many of us also have a hard time making decisions. Whether it’s choosing which restaurant to get takeout from, picking out clothes for a work event, or buying a vehicle, many of us second-guess our decisions...
Lots of people get stressed out when it comes time to buy a car. There’s a lot of information out there when it comes to car buying, and some people get overwhelmed trying to wade through it all. But it doesn’t need to be difficult. There are a few common and easily...
Let’s not mince words: vehicles are big purchases. They’re the most valuable thing most Americans own outside of a house. In light of this, you’ve possibly considered buying a vehicle at auction. It seems like a good idea on paper. Tons of vehicles are auctioned off...
Lots of people have great (and not so great) advice on what you should do when shopping for a vehicle. There are countless articles dedicated to searching for, and getting the best deal on a new or used car or truck.
There are some people who hate shopping for a vehicle. They get stressed out, overwhelmed, and dread having to go through the process. Other people might not necessarily hate it, but also don’t look forward to searching for and buying a vehicle.
Pickup truck sales in the U.S. are booming, and show no signs of slowing down. In fact, the best-selling vehicle of all time in the United States is the Ford F-series. Americans simply love their trucks.
Buying a vehicle can be a big decision, but it shouldn’t be so big that you overthink it. Millions of people buy vehicles every year, and very few end up regretting their decision.
If you look up car buying on the internet, you’ll instantly get bombarded with ads and articles claiming all sorts of great deals and wisdom. Most of this is either obvious information that everyone already knows or marketing material to get you to use a service.
Owning a car is a privilege but it’s also a responsibility. It’s tempting to think of a vehicle as something you pay for and then only have to fill up with gas every once in a while. Unfortunately, like pets and family members, vehicles require love and attention too – just maybe a little bit less.
Millions of people buy cars or trucks across the globe every year. Picking out the right vehicle can be a really enjoyable experience if you do it right, even if you’re not necessarily a car buff.
Whether you’re buying new or used, a vehicle is one of the biggest purchases you can make. Naturally, you’ll want some added protection for it.
The general public likes buying cars but usually doesn’t like the process. Driving off in a new (or new to you) vehicle is a great feeling, but many people find that choosing and buying a car can be too time-consuming and stressful.
Picking a vehicle that you want to buy is tricky enough for most people. But sometimes it’s even worse; when you come across two vehicles and you fall in love with both of them.
Buying a car can feel like a stressful and confusing experience for some people. Most people don’t do it very frequently, so they might feel a bit of anxiety before going car shopping. But this doesn’t need to be the case, as the buying process isn’t nearly as complicated as some people think.
People who don’t regularly shop for cars usually have a lot of questions about the car buying process. One question that comes up frequently is whether or not you can buy a car without putting any money down, or without trading in another vehicle.
Millions of people buy cars every year across the world. Everyone has their own reasons for buying (or leasing). Some buy because they want to own the latest model, others because their older car is falling apart.
Trucks used to be a niche vehicle, reserved for farmers, blue-collar workers who needed to haul their tools, and Marty McFly, for when he wanted to impress his girlfriend Jennifer in Back to the Future.
Buying a car is like going on an adventure. But what if you want to go on an adventure to buy a car?
Almost everyone has someone that they consider a best friend. A best friend is someone you can call when things are going well, or when something is going wrong. It’s also someone who you know will tell you the truth even if it’s not what you want to hear.
How do you maximize the value of your trade-in, and make the process go as smoothly as possible, there are a few things you should do first. Here they are
Cars are hugely important to most people’s everyday lives. Transportation, convenience, and enjoyment are all byproducts of owning a vehicle, not to mention how fulfilling it feels to get into a car that you enjoy every day.
Every single new day gives us an opportunity to do something that we enjoy. Whether you’re into the outdoors, spending time with friends and family, or relaxing with a book – everybody has something that makes them happy.
Millions of people have bad credit. Sometimes it’s through no fault of their own, maybe as a result of medical bills, unexpected life events, or because they agreed to cosign for someone else’s debt.
Are you looking to find the perfect vehicle for your whole family? If so, you’ve come to the right place.
Here are 5 reasons why it’s important to own a fun vehicle. After all, if you’re not having fun while driving, then you aren’t driving the right vehicle.
Yes, it’s true that you likely won’t sell your car for more than you originally paid. It’s technically possible to turn a profit, but the average car owner shouldn’t count on it. Still, a good vehicle can have a massive impact on your life. Here are six reasons why a car is a great life investment.
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There’s nothing more American than arguing about Chevy vs. Ford.
Are you looking for as much cargo space as you can get? If so, you’re probably looking at a minivan or an SUV.
You’ve probably heard car lovers espouse their love of vintage vehicles. But the question is, are they really better?
The best time to buy a car… is when you need a car!
Buying a vehicle is one of the biggest purchases most people make. Buying a house or paying for an education are usually the only other purchases that can exceed an automotive transaction.
If you know your way around a vehicle, you probably have all kinds of tools in your vehicle in the event of an emergency. But if you aren’t quite as mechanically minded, what kinds of things should you keep in your car?
As human beings, we like to justify the decisions we make in all sorts of ways. Eating that extra piece of cake as a reward for going to the gym this week, or buying a brand new iPhone because our job involves checking emails on the go. Whatever we decide, we give ourselves reasons for doing the things we do.