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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.

Is It Better to Finance a Car Through a Dealer or my Credit Union?

May 4th, 2019 by

When you’re shopping for your next used car, it’s all too easy to get totally wrapped up in finding the vehicle that’s right for you. Your search might begin online to narrow down options, and then you’ll visit various dealerships to check them out in person, take them out for test drives and so forth….


Top 5 Reasons to Buy Your Next Used Car from Auto City in San Diego

April 27th, 2019 by

When it’s time for you to start shopping for your next used car, how does that make you feel? No, this isn’t a therapy session, although you may still be recovering from your last used car shopping experience if it didn’t go well. If the idea of finding and buying the right used car fills…


Are Fuel Additives Necessary?

April 20th, 2019 by

Take a walk through any auto parts store or read any automotive magazine, and you’re likely to see any number of fuel additives or oil additives touting to “improve fuel economy,” “increase oil change intervals,” and “save you money.” Automakers, fuel distributors, and oil manufacturers are in the business of producing vehicles, fuels, and oils…


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…


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