Category Archives: Pre-owned

Tips on how to make your test drive count!

5 Tips on How to Make Your Test Drive Count

How to Make Your Test Drive Count Don’t you wish you knew if a car would feel like the right one, the moment you get behind the wheel? Unfortunately, when most people buy a car, they don’t have a chance to truly get comfortable before they make the sales agreement. They think every vehicle is

How to Avoid Badly Damaged Cars from an Accident

How to Avoid Buying a Car that’s Been in a Serious Accident

“I had to get the paint touched up because of a scratch.” “It was just a minor accident, nothing more.” “They deemed it a total loss, but the damage wasn’t bad at all.” These are excuses you might hear when you’re shopping for a used car. It might be true, or it might be a

Five Expensive Truck Repairs to Avoid

No one said owning a truck was going to be cheap. In the past decade or so, new trucks have lower maintenance costs than they used to. As pickups continue to climb in popularity, there are more used ones available to purchase. But when you buy a used truck, there are potential problems that can

What’s Wrong With Your Fuel Mileage?

It always seems like you’re stopping at the gas station. You’ve been passing it off as the cost of owning a car, and it is. No matter which make or model you drive (unless it’s electric), your vehicle is going to burn through fuel. It’s just how it works. But there’s a point when your

The Winners for Edmunds 2018 Best Retained Value Awards

One of the sure things about buying a car is that it’s going to depreciate. There are no two ways about it – as it ages, you rack up the miles, and it develops little issues, it’s not worth as much anymore. But some vehicles retain their value better than others. When the time comes

When Are Used Electric Cars Coming?

It’s been all over the news for the past couple of years. Car makers say that they’re going to be electrifying most or all of their vehicle fleets. That’s great news for the environment, isn’t it? Manufacturers such as Volvo, Volkswagen, Tesla, Ford, and General Motors are just a few that have committed to electrified

Where Can I Find Good Used Cars for Sale Near Me?

The struggle is real. You need to buy a car and there are literally thousands around you to choose from. The problem is that you don’t want to buy just any old car. You want to find a good pre-owned car – one that’s going to last you. What’s more, you want to buy it

Signs Your Car is Overheating

Kansas City gets hot in the summer! You have a bunch of ways to beat the heat for yourself. You could go to the beach with the family, or go for ice cream at one of the many popular stops. Perhaps you’d prefer air conditioning which you’ll find in abundance at a movie theater. You

Choose one of these Five of the Most Dependable Used Cars

It’s time to buy a car for the family, and you’d rather not spend your money on a car that’s going to break down. Reliability is one of the most important factors for family car buyers, and for good reason. You don’t want to leave your spouse and kids stranded at the side of the

When Do You Need Air Conditioning Repair?

It’s coming… The hot, humid summer weather everyone is waiting for is just around the corner. In Kansas City, few things are more enjoyable than a day spent outdoors in the heat. But when it’s time to come home from the Kansas City Royals game or the beach, you don’t want that same heat in

Stay Away from Branded Title Cars, and Here’s Why

Natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey happen almost every year. Tornadoes and flooding, accidents and fallen trees, auto thefts and vandalism are a fact of life in the United States. And in all of those situations, there are cars, trucks, and SUVs involved. When a vehicle is badly damaged, the insurance company typically calls it a