Compare the Costs: Buy vs. Lease vs. Buying Used
Are you in the market for a car and are considering your options with leasing, buying pre-owned or purchasing a brand-new model? Generally, buying a used car will help you save maximum dollars, especially if you drive it for as long as possible. But for those who love a new car and must have the latest technologies, leasing might work well too. If you have the money and can afford the monthly payments on your auto loan, buying a new car will help you...continue reading
What is Gap Insurance and When Do You Need It?
Gap insurance, also known as Guaranteed Asset Protection, is a financial product that many car owners consider buying when they purchase or lease a new car. If your car is written off (totaled) or stolen, gap insurance will help you pay the difference between your cars current value (money given by the insurance company) and the outstanding payments on your car loan. If you are considering whether it is worth it to buy this insurance, we bring you some valuable insights....continue reading
Do You Need to Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?
The oil in your vehicle is the most crucial element. Without sufficient oil, you could be looking at a possible breakdown or even damage to the vehicle. While you may be aware, you dont always need to change your oil after the 3,000-mile interval. The time would depend on the make and model of the vehicle. While some cars would need an oil change after 5,000 miles, some could even go up to 15,000 miles. But then again, how do you decide when your...continue reading
Should You Trade Your Car or Sell it Privately?
You wouldnt regret selling your car privately when comparing it to a trade-in value. The only time you should ideally opt for a trade-in is when you think the vehicle is old, worn out and would not serve any purpose to a buyer. But if you think your vehicle has been well maintained over the years, then it makes absolute sense to sell it to a buyer privately, considering that you could potentially get a better price. Here are a few things not to do when selling...continue reading
Helpful Tips to Prepare Your Car for Cooler Weather
The happiest season is here and youre already making plans to take your family out. If you relate to this and intend on taking your vehicle for a long journey this winter, you will want to check out the following list of what not to do this winter. Winters are not only harsh for your vehicle, but could halt your holiday if your vehicle is not prepared.
Avoid leaving behind any sort of wet clothing in your car if you plan to stop and spend...continue reading