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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.

What’s the Difference Between Conventional and Synthetic Oil?

April 13th, 2019 by

Engine oil changes are perhaps one of the first things that come to a person’s mind when they think of regular maintenance, and indeed it is the most-common maintenance item every single car needs, every 5,000 to 10,000 miles. Aside from oil viscosity, usually specified by the automaker, another common question is often raised: “Conventional…


4 Questions for Buying Your Perfect Used Car

April 6th, 2019 by

When’s the last time you really thought about the kind of toothpaste you buy? There are literally only a few companies that make toothpaste, and yet there are dozens upon dozens of options lining the shelves of your favorite place to shop for personal care items. If standing there looking at toothpaste is overwhelming, how…


Used Car Evaluation Checklist

March 30th, 2019 by

When you’re out shopping for your next used car purchase, it helps to know what to look for when you find one that interests you. To do a good evaluation of the car, there are so many things to consider and inspect that it’s easy to lose track of important points. At Auto City, we’re…


Why is Auto Repair So Expensive?

March 23rd, 2019 by

May auto repair shops now charge north of $100 per hour. However, when it comes to counting the costs of driving, whether it’s to work, school, or whatever you’re doing this weekend, auto repair and regular maintenance are often the most forgotten. Even drivers who plan for maintenance may not plan for unexpected repairs, such…


First-Time Car Buyers Beware! Watch Out for These Sneaky Tricks

March 16th, 2019 by

Few things are as exciting as purchasing your first car. It’s an important purchase as well, representing what will be the biggest purchase you make after your housing expense. This is one decision you want to get right, which raises the stakes enough that the process can become way more stressful than anyone needs or…


How Used Car Market Forces Affect YOU

March 9th, 2019 by

In 2017, consumers purchased a record 39.2 million used vehicles, and 2018 saw that number rise to more than 40 million. Without a doubt, the used car market is hot! In fact, used cars represent a larger share of the overall vehicle market than brand-new cars. But this begs the question of why there has…


Adding New-Car Tech to Your Ride

March 2nd, 2019 by

When you make the smarter financial decision to buy a quality used car instead of spending more money on a brand-new car, your new ride might not have every single piece of technology you would like to have. The good news is that adding new-car tech to your ride is surprisingly affordable. This article will…


The Newest Used Car Scam

February 9th, 2019 by

The last thing you want to happen when shopping for a used car for sale privately by its owner is to find yourself the victim of a scam. This article will cover relevant details of the newest used car scam as reported by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and what you can do to…


Why Millennials Should Buy Used Cars

February 2nd, 2019 by

If you’re a Millennial and need to find your next car, then you have to face the question of whether you should buy a brand-new car or purchase a used car. How do you go about answering this question? You must consider a variety of factors, and this article will outline them in a way…


How to Avoid Buying a Lemon: Our Top 7 Used Car Buying Tips

January 26th, 2019 by

In a perfect world, no one buying a used car would ever end up with a lemon, but it does happen. Sometimes people selling a car try to hide damage or tamper with the odometer or cover up a serious accident. The best way to protect yourself from buying a lemon is to follow our…


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