Auto City Used Car Blog

The Used Car Blog

We want consumers everywhere to feel confident about their ability to engage in the used car process on their own terms. We’re going to be posting articles about every aspect of buying used cars, from giving you tips on how to judge the condition of a used car to knowing your way around financing options to what you should look for when test driving a vehicle.

THE ELECTRIC CAR SHOOTOUT: Chevrolet Volt vs. Nissan Leaf vs. BMW i3

November 17th, 2017 by

The world is shifting, and with it, the automobile. In another generation or so, gas powered cars may be a thing of the past, left only to enthusiasts and collectors. Electric cars are nothing new. In fact, the world’s first practical electric vehicle dates back to 1835, predating Karl Benz’ patent on his motorized carriage…

How to Increase Your Car’s Resale Value

September 30th, 2017 by

Let’s talk about how to increase your car’s resale value.  According to multiple sources, in the past decade, the average length of vehicle ownership in the United States has climbed to 6.5 years!   You might plan to keep your car that long, or perhaps only 2-3 years.  But when it comes time for you to…

5 Easy Tips to Make Your Car Last Longer

September 23rd, 2017 by

You don’t need to be a world class mechanic to know how to make your car last longer. It’s the same as being… not a doctor, but knowing how to take good care of your health. I’m not a doctor, but I do know that eating a salad every now and then, or doing a…

Natural Disasters and the Auto Industry

September 16th, 2017 by

Hurricane season is upon us once again, and boy is it a doozy this year. 2017 has bared witness to some of the biggest storms in recorded history. First came Hurricane Harvey which tore through Texas, causing unprecedented damage to the country’s 4th largest city. Harvey was swiftly overshadowed by record breaking Irma, which pummeled…

Auto City Announces Driveo: A Better Way to Sell Your Car in San Diego

September 1st, 2017 by

When Auto City opened its doors a decade ago, our mission was to completely change how people shop for used cars. We looked at every aspect of the typical used car buying process, identified all the pieces of the puzzle we knew people didn’t like and just eliminated them. Haggling on a price? Gone. Instead,…

Here is How to Read a Carfax Report

August 26th, 2017 by

Jump to Video Version of This Article When you’re in the market for a new ride, one of the first places you should go to get all the details about the used car you’re thinking of purchasing is CARFAX or another used vehicle history report (VHR). A vehicle history report is used to obtain important…

Used Car Buying Guide (Video Version)

July 22nd, 2017 by

Not so long ago the sales team at Auto City came up with the Ultimate Used Car Buying Guide. Our goal was to educate used car shoppers locally in San Diego and beyond about all the important nuances of the car shopping process to empower our customers with knowledge and skills to win the used…

Demystifying Certified Pre-Owned Cars

April 29th, 2017 by

These days it seems just about every dealership offers what they call “Certified Pre-Owned” vehicles, or CPOs for short. But have you ever wondered what that really means? And why CPO cars may be more expensive? It’s time to demystify the whole CPO concept so you can understand whether or not a CPO car is…

Honda Accord VS Toyota Camry: Is There A Clear Winner?

April 15th, 2017 by

I enjoy a good spirited debate, a classic battle for supremacy between two natural enemies. Neck and neck to the very end, but only one can be the true victor and reign supreme. The Honda Accord or the Toyota Camry? Two nearly identical vehicles both considered the industry standard for mid-size family sedans. Both cars…

2016 Honda Accord Review

April 15th, 2017 by

The Accord and the Camry have always been the forerunners in the midsize sedan wars. After reviewing the Camry (check out the Camry review, and Accord VS Camry comparison), the only natural next step was to put a Honda Accord through the same rigorous testing. In fairness I do have a bias to the Accord…maybe…

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400 North Johnson Ave
El Cajon, CA, 92020 United States
(619) 588-4349
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