Category Archives: Buying an automobile

Buying in the low price used market

Buying a cheap used vehicle Salvage title means totaled Junk is Junk You need to know the reasons for salvage AS IS describes what it is There are a few yes buts Leasing should be new units only used leasing … Continue reading

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Buying used vehicles

Used vehicle buying There are many things you should consider Used vs new buying, how are they a different? Resale consideration is much the same Deciding what is a little less perfect Use all the pricing guides You need wholesale … Continue reading

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Automotive ads and what they mean

Automotive ads and what they mean Electric car pressure Bad ads = bad experience Bait and missing Switching stories Ridiculous trade values No matter what you owe Multiple rebates Employee pricing, means what? Disclosures Plus everything Radio, newspaper, magazines, TV, … Continue reading

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Why a dealer is one price

One price philosophy Electric news The one price culture Be careful of special deals Why it is a possibility Lower overhead and better averages It’s not customer satisfaction 2+2 is not 5 One price does not mean good price Ho … Continue reading

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The don’t do it list

The don’t do it list The reverse of what to do Test driving?  No pricing Out of time Three choices as I see it Sometimes what not to do is just as good Take time for Due diligence Avoiding mistakes … Continue reading

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Pre buying questions plus credit during Covid

Pre buying questions plus credit during Covid What are the questions you need to research? Budget Unit with MSRP Credit You have more time Protecting credit score Score factors What hurts credit Too much buying power End the extra credit … Continue reading

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The EV push and lemon law tips

The electric vehicle push Green new deal and vehicles Reviews and reports on electric The resale facts Cost of ownership Convenience has value Not ready yet All states have a lemon law All states are different The Attorney General has … Continue reading

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What about when?

What about when? No free lunch. Poor quality, poor resale Recalls can be an indicator When is a big factor Weather can be on your side Post-holiday Summer heat Week day Last or 32nd, Time thoughts Morning, noon or evening … Continue reading

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Plan and protect resale

Plan and protect resale Michelin is all you need 25000 mile or more plan Late model used A 3 year plan Resale value should be your number one Resale is part of your deal A seemingly good deal, might not … Continue reading

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Preparing for the purchase

Preparing for the purchase Electric vehicles mean different taxes not zero taxes Electric costs just like other fuels Consumer report yearly guide The brand story means resale Review is good Getting your paperwork After the shopping model Get quotes      What … Continue reading

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