Planning Multiple Test Drives? Here Are Some Tips For Success

If you're in the market to buy a used car and find that you're intrigued by a variety of makes and models, you may find yourself planning to take several test drives. Doing so will give you an opportunity to thoroughly evaluate each of the vehicles that you're considering so that you can ideally narrow down your choices. The issue with multiple test drives, however, is that you may find the process a little overwhelming, and struggle with evaluating one vehicle against another. Read More 

Advantages To Shopping For A Car In The Evening

When you're thinking about buying a new Toyota, it's important to consider not just the make and model that you favor, but also when you want to shop for it. While there's nothing wrong with showing up at your chosen dealership at any time, you may wish to consider shopping in the evening. Many Toyota dealerships are open late at least a couple days a week, meaning that you can get home at the end of the workday, have dinner, and then head out to do some car shopping for a couple hours. Read More 

Four Signs You May Be Talking to a Curbstoner Rather Than a Used Car Dealer

"Curbstoners" are individuals who "flip" used cars -- they are not professional used car dealers. Many of these people will represent themselves as an individual owner simply trying to sell their car. They will go through classified ads and noticeboards and will try to sell a vehicle quickly. Because they are selling this vehicle "as is," you usually don't have the protections that you normally would with a used car dealership. Read More 

Investing In A New Vehicle

Are you trying to decide if buying a new vehicle or a used one is in your best interest? Unless you are on a small budget, you might want to opt for a new vehicle. The reason why is because there will be a few benefits over a used one that make the investment more worthy. However, you must be strategic when choosing a new vehicle to make sure extra expenses that are needed for driving it will not go over your budget. Read More 

3 Things To Look For In Your First Family Car

If you and your spouse are expecting and you are trading in your old two-door coupe, for a larger, more appropriate, family-sized car, then you have lots of options. You can go with a minivan, a four-door sedan, or a sport utility vehicle. The choice is up to you and your spouse and is going to be based on your personal preference and budget. However, no matter what style family car you get, you should make sure it has the following three things. Read More