Using Kelley Blue Book to Strike a Trade-In Deal

So, you are ready to turn in your old vehicle, but you are not sure how much you will get for your vehicle at the dealership.  Now most people might have some clue of what Kelley’s Blue Book is, but most did not know that some dealers will accept offers through the value of the car through this site.  The most important thing is to learn how to accurately get your vehicle appraised.  Read More

What Are Dealer Loan Add-ons?

When financing a vehicle have you been offered different services that can be added on top of the price of your vehicle?  Several of these items are common such as gap insurance and extended warranties on your vehicle purchase.  Other option you may not know is available for you.  Of course, it is important to take a look at what the total cost of these purchases would be before signing on the line.  Read More

Common Misconceptions About Automobiles

I’m sure that you have heard many stories and pieces advice from your relatives on how to properly maintain and use your vehicle while first learning how to drive.  The amazing thing is that many of these things are not the same from when we first started driving many years ago.  This article will help you assimilate the old school thinking from what is a realistic expectation from modern automobiles. Read More

Purchasing new car over a used car

Purchasing a vehicle whether it be new or used is a huge investment and we want to make sure whatever decision we make is the right one for us. Buying a new car is not right for everyone or maybe you did not think it is the right way to go for you because you thought it would be too costly. I hope after you read my experience and see some of the advantages of new car buying it will give you insight to help make a decision that is perfect for you, Sometimes you will find people saying never buy new and it is always better to buy used, Well, I do not listen to what others say  I do my own research and do what is best  for me and my situation. Buying a new car can outweigh the advantages of a used car and I will show you why. Read More

New car incentives can make it worth it

Purchasing a brand-new car can be a costly thing to do if you are not prepared for the sale. Ironically, not many people are fond of using their negotiating skills for the best price.  Quite often, they do not feel comfortable in the dealer’s element.  This is where a knowledgeable person could utilize different options available such as dealer incentives.  These incentives are pushed down from either the auto manufacturer or the dealer themselves to hopefully gain business over their competitors.  Some incentives are to keep current customers loyal to their brand and/or dealership. Read More

The Economic Effect of a Car Dealership

Looking at a car dealership such as Century Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, many people only see it as a place to possibly purchase a new or used car.  Yet, looking further behind the curtain of this dealership provides a much more human element that I do not think we really look at.  There are many different components of a successful dealership that keep it running.  To make this happen, it takes people to operate the business in the form of jobs.  Economically, a dealership is a great boost to a community as it provides a very necessary product and a variety of positions to those residents. Read More

Your Essential Winter To Spring Vehicle Maintenance Checklist

With the winter temperatures still around us in many parts of the country, there are some things that we need to be checking with our car. The cold temperatures can take its toll on our vehicles, and we want to make sure that we are driving a car that is safe and roadworthy after all. So if you think your car needs a little tender loving care and quick once over, then here are some of the things that you should be checking on it. Then you know you’re good to go for a while. Read More