Category Archives: Vehicle Ownership

Buying Used Car? Follow these steps for success

Buying Used Car? Follow these steps for success

Buying Used Car requires a little education and a lot of patience. Buying Used Car can be overwhelming. In a perfect world, every person selling a car is perfectly honest and knows every fault with the vehicle he is selling. But we don’t live in a perfect world, so Donut Media produced this very amazing, step-by-step video that will enlighten you. To prevent making a mistake when purchase a used car, we suggest you follow these steps AND contact DRIVE AutoCare for a FREE pre-purchase vehicle inspection. DRIVE's 30-point vehicle inspection will highlight the vehicle's problems and future repair and maintenance needs

7 Cars Owners Regret Buying

7 Cars Owners Regret Buying

7 Cars Owners Regret Buying 7 Cars Owners Regret Buying, according to Consumer Reports magazine, are listed below. Some cars look great but just aren't ready for prime time. And even the best car manufacturers produce a dud once in a while. Be careful if you are considering the purchase of one of these vehicles: SUV: Jeep Compass Mini Van: Nissan Quest Luxury: Mercedes-Benz CLA Sedan: Nissan Altima Sporty: Hyundai Veloster Pickup: Nisan Frontier Overall: Kia Rio How can you prevent Buyers Remorse? Before purchasing one of these USED vehicles (or any used car), you should have DRIVE AutoCare perform a 30-point, pre-purchase inspection. Our ASE Certified team of mechanics will inspect you car and provide you with a detailed report highlighting any mechanical issues

Lease or Buy a New Car?

Lease or Buy a New Car?

We often wonder whether it's best to lease or buy a new car. According to LeaseGuide.com, it's not possible to simply say that one is always better than there other so they have provided a summary of Lease vs. Buy for your benefit: The SHORT-TERM monthly cost of leasing is always significantly less than the cost of buying. For the same car, at the same price, over the same term, with the same down payment, monthly lease payments will always be 30%-60% lower than loan payments. This is still true when compared to 0% or low-interest loans offered by the car manufacturers. The MEDIUM-TERM cost of leasing is about equal to the cost of buying, assuming the buyer sells or trades the vehicle at loan-end and the lessee returns the vehicle at lease-end. Comparisons sometimes show buying to cost a ... read more

Find Cheap Gas with The GasBuddy App

Find Cheap Gas with The GasBuddy App

FIND CHEAP GAS Running on Empty? No, it's not just an amazing song by Jackson Browne. Sometimes you really are running on empty and that goes for your wallet too! Even though the price of gas has declined this year, you can rest easy if the "E" on your fuel gauge begins to glow ominously. Just download GasBuddy and the app will map gas stations for you by city or zip code. The app also lets you sort results by distance or price. It really does find cheap gas! Download it free from the Apple ... read more

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