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Tired of your old ride?
Maybe you’ve got a growing family and need something safer or larger. Maybe yours is just getting a little too old. Trading in your old car when setting up the purchase of a new one is smart. Barrett Motors staff in Garland, Sachse and Rowlett, think trading in your old car with them for a newer, better used car is even smarter. Here’s why:
More people are buying preowned vehicles these days—for lots of good reasons.
First, you will save thousands of dollars. Yup, thousands. Why? Because new cars depreciate as soon as you drive them off the dealership lot. It is no longer considered a new car. Just like that, it has less value by quite a bit of money.
In America, an average new car costs $33,500. The average used car costs just over $20,000. That’s a big difference. According to Consumer Reports, after three years your brand spankin’ new car will be worth just 54 percent of what you paid for it. Buying a used car saves you a lot from the get-go.
We thought it might be helpful to share a few reasons why buying a used car makes sense:
A lot of car buyers in Rowlett, Garland and Sachse, Texas have perfect credit. Many have not-so-perfect credit. We have seen people come in to Barrett Motors who have struggled and have less than stellar credit. Some have declared bankruptcy. Others have had their vehicle repossessed.
But we are happy to say that we help 99 percent of those who come to our dealership. How can we do that?
Summer is here. It sure is heating up out there.
It’s a great time to go somewhere to cool off. Some of our staff takes their families to a fun place in Rowlett—we think you’ll enjoy going there, too.
We know that shopping for a reliable used car can be stressful. How do you know if that beautiful car you want isn’t a lemon? How can you tell if it’s been in a major accident? How do you know if what’s on the sticker is a good price?
Barrett Motors staff understands that buying a used car can be nerve-wracking. But it really doesn’t have to be. Our team came up with a list of seven things you should know before buying a used car:
Your car broke down— it’s going to be a high repair bill again. You’re getting tired of pouring money into an aging vehicle.
Would you be better off patching it up again? Or is it time to buy a newer vehicle? Of course, there is no clear-cut answer, but our educated staff at Barrett Motors recommends that you consider this simple formula: if the repair costs are greater than the value of your car/or one year’s worth of monthly payments—it’s time for another vehicle. We have an excellent selection of quality, dependable used vehicles available of each of our three lots. But before you look, consider the following:
The team at Barrett Motors in Sachse loves Tuesday. It’s time for tacos, and there are some pretty fantastic shops in the area not far from our buy-here pay-here dealership there. Our staff often does a taco run to bring food back to the dealership. Sometimes they take their families out at the end of the day. Here are a few local hot spots for tacos:
Bankruptcy is never easy. When you’ve gone through it, no one seems to want to do business with you anymore. It’s stressful. It’s embarrassing.
However, Barrett Motors staff looks at your situation differently. We congratulate you on recognizing your problem and doing something to get out of it. We offer a chance for your new beginning that will benefit you in the long run. We love to help customers get back on their feet by helping them find a perfect vehicle, finance them, and build their credit back up again with payments they can afford.
Did your vehicle get damaged in any of our Texas-sized storms? Is it just time to find a great-looking, affordable and reliable vehicle for you and your family?
We understand your position. Barrett Motors in Sachse, Rowlett, and Garland only carries late model, low mileage cars, trucks, SUVs, vans and crossovers. We always have a great inventory, so you’re sure to find the one that best fits your lifestyle and budget.