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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:
Despite what you may think, it’s pretty normal to have poor credit issues during your lifetime.
Even people with bruised credit still need to make large purchases, such as reliable transportation. The good news is, there are options to buy a vehicle—even if you have bad credit. Here are a few things to keep in mind.
During a rare space of down-time the other day, some of the service department team was talking about the best things to do on a date night with their significant other. They sure had a lot of fun comparing notes. They all agreed that going out for couple-time doesn’t have to be expensive; just make an effort to do something you think your partner would enjoy. Here are a few favorite ideas:
It’s amazing how expensive car ownership can be—way beyond purchasing the vehicle.
Every year, there is registration to pay. There are fees for the license plate. There is gasoline to make it go, and oil changes and regular maintenance in our excellent service center to keep it from breaking down. And then there’s auto insurance, which can be the most expensive investment.
The good news is that there are ways you can lower your bill. Let’s take a look at how:
You want to buy a used car, but your credit rating and history are less than perfect.
You also probably think that it will be harder to get the type of dependable vehicle that you need.
Well, if you do business with the right dealership, it won’t be. If you’re searching for a pre-owned vehicle but have bruised credit issues, you can follow these tips for choosing the right used car dealership:
One minute you’re driving down the road, taking care of business. Maybe you’re headed to a grocery store, or driving home from work, or taking your family to Muddy Creek Nature Preserve for a picnic.
Someone rear-ends your vehicle and totals it.
Hopefully, no one was injured. But now what?