Shopping for another car can be a great experience, especially if you go with buying a used one, but it only takes a little bit for everything to go wrong. Purchasing another car should be a rite of passage, not something you stress and stress about. At Express Auto Credit, we work hard to ensure our customers’ shopping experience is just that. Here are four things to look for when shopping for used cars, brought to you by everyone here at Express Auto Credit.
#1: The Kind of Car You Need
This one is an obvious point. You don’t want to get a two-door sports car when you need one with the capacity to transport your three kids to and from school, soccer practice, the mall, what have you. A few important things to think about include [...]
Buying a car is an investment but it’s a different type of investment because unlike a house, it doesn’t increase in value over time. Anyone will tell you that the second you drive your new car off the lot it’s already depreciated in value. So why buy new? We all want that new car smell or knowing that we’re the first to use it. However, when a used car is as good as new, there’s no reason to go the other route.
If you’re currently in the process of saving for a car, then you’re already on the right path. Even if you haven’t set aside money but know that you need a car because let’s face it commuting in El Paso sans vehicle is quite impossible, you can still take [...]
A little history is never out of style, especially not when we think about the way our economy works today and our concept of what it means to buy stuff. America has a consumer culture that likes to spend money on quality products and is always looking to upgrade. Today, a lot of what we do runs on credit. We live in a country of innovation, where things are always getting better, improving, and changing and this leads to better products. When it comes to automobiles, America has a great history of being at the forefront of the industry from its inception. As soon as the car was introduced into our society, there were major changes in a variety of sectors and areas of public life. Let’s take a look at the way the country developed [...]
Whether you are buying a new car or a used car, a vehicle is still an important decision. It’s likely that your car will play a big part in how you get to work, take care of your family, and get from point a to point b. If you’re buying from a used car dealership, you want to make sure you’re buying from a place that allows car financing. If you’re looking to purchase a previously owned vehicle, here are a few things you can keep in mind. Many people will wonder why purchasing a used car is a good idea. Why not just get a new one? There are several benefits to purchasing a used car. Did you know that when you buy a new vehicle it starts losing value as soon as you drive it off [...]
If you have ever found yourself sitting in a dead car needing to get to school, work or your child’s school, you know how vital a car can be. This is especially true when you are used to driving a car on a daily basis only to find it break down. It can be even worse when you have a car that is emptying your wallet due to excessive mechanical breakdowns. The situation only gets worse when you don’t have enough credit to go buy a new vehicle to go about your daily needs. The good news is, when you turn to in-house financing car lots, you [...]
Finding the right vehicle for your needs can be hard. This is one of the largest investments most people make. For that reason it is important to do the right research and consider many factors when shopping for cars. First and foremost, if you are looking to get more value out of a car be sure to shop for pre-owned vehicles in El Paso. When you shop at a used car lot you can be sure to find good value and a reliable vehicle. If you are skeptical we have a few facts about used cars that may change your mind.
Don’t Pay for Depreciation
Depreciation is not a myth or just another cliche. New cars lose up to 20 percent of their value the moment you sign [...]
When you are looking for a used car in El Paso it can be quite stressful knowing how to choose the right vehicle. Aside from finding the make and model you want in a sea of used cars for sale, you have to worry about possible engine problems. Not only that, car payments, insurance payments, and saving for regular maintenance are a whole other aspect to consider. At Express Auto Credit we have a few tips to help you on your search.
Step 1: Calculate Your Budget
Before you even start looking at used cars for sale be sure to pin down your budget. Take a look at your expenses and figure out what you can afford for monthly payments. You also will want to [...]
It’s finally here- time to buy a car. Whether you want to upgrade your current vehicle or looking to buy for the very first time, it’s an exciting time. Also nerve racking- there are a lot of questions and decisions to be made. However much you are itching for a new car, there are some very good reasons why used car dealerships should be the first places you should go. We know what you are thinking- the shiny appeal of a brand new car fresh off the line can be hard to resist. It can be very tempting to want a new car, but you have to stop and ask yourself if it is the best choice. New cars come with a lot more baggage than you think, while we have some pretty convincing [...]
Gasoline-fueled cars have been a big part of popular culture for over a century. Gary Numan sang about feeling “safest of all” while inside his car in his 1979 song “Cars.” The cultural significance of cars in music goes far deeper than you might expect. Take seminal rock ‘n’ roll band The Cars, for example. Ric Ocasek and Co. can be seen as some of the most successful and accomplished musicians of all time. Their music is still being used today in movies and commercials, after all. We’re not saying that these musicians succeeded became they drew inspiration from cars, we’re simply stating that their choices in naming might’ve had something to do with how successful they became. Best of all, everyone can partake in car ownership. Used cars give individuals the [...]
If you’re on a budget but need a new car, there are some things you will probably want to take into consideration. You should consider purchasing a used car because it is possible to find great ones that are in excellent condition. If you are in Socorro, Texas, try searching for used cars on Alameda. There are plenty of great cars in our inventory at Express Auto Credit. Don’t sit back wishing for a new car when you have the capability to go and make one yours.
Get A Car With Your Budget
Used cars are a great option for someone on a budget. The reason for this is because there are plenty of used cars available for reasonable prices. You don’t have to put yourself in a financial burden just because you want [...]