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Where Do Used Vehicle Come From?

Where Do Used Vehicle Come From?

Wheather your looking at a Used Vehicle on a Used Dealer Lot or a New Franchise Dealers Lot.  Chances are that vehicle was purchased at a Dealer Only Auction.  A majority of New Franchise Dealers will sell "Trade Ins" at these auctions.  New Franchise Dealers train there sales staff how to purchases Trade Ins at bottom dollar prices.  One of the Worst things a consumer can say when purchasing a New Vehicle is "I have a vehicle to trade in".  Dealers spend thousands to train sales staff to get these vehicles at rock bottom prices.  Even though on paper You think your getting a deal....Trust me unless you know exactly how to interpret their math.  They bought your Trade at a rock bottom price.  They know they can sell it at Auction and make another $1000--$2000!  This is how New Franchises dealers business model is.  A New Vehicle Dealer is several businesses within a main business.  For example I own David M ... read more

Batteries Need Maintenance Too!

Batteries Need Maintenance Too!

Why do Batteries Need Maintenance?  What is corrosion and how do you know if your battery has it? As your battery runs, the sulfuric acid releases hydrogen gas. The gas then mixes with the air around it. The chemical reaction that takes place as hydrogen gas collides with the air, moisture and salt causes corrosion.  Corrosion is fairly easy to spot: It’s a white, blue or greenish powder typically surrounding one of the battery terminals, posts or cables. It has a granular, powdery texture.  Car Battery corrosion can happen for a number of reasons. In addition to the normal release of hydrogen gas, some of the most common causes of corrosion are: Age: Batteries typically have a lifespan of four to five years. They become more susceptible to corrosion as they reach their expiration date.  Overheating: Batteries that are overcharged or overheat due to higher temperatures are more likely to develop corrosion. That’s why corro ... read more

Lease to Own

Lease to Own

Introducing our new option for purchasing a vehicle, we will now be offering select vehicles as Lease to Own deals! What exactly is Lease to Own? What does it mean for me as a consumer? Here, we'll answer all those questions and more, and you can decide if a Lease to Own agreement is right for you! What is Lease to Own?  A hassle free, low commitment, and flexible contract agreement for purchasing a vehicle.  When leasing a vehicle, you do not own your vehicle, you simply pay for the use of a vehicle we own.  This can have many benefits over buying a vehicle or taking out a loan. For leasing, you get all the benefits and freedom of owning a vehicle, without the responsibilities of owning one, such as sales and property taxes, DMV visits and tag renewals, etc.  All owner responsibilities are taken care of by Quality Auto. At the end of your payment period, you will own the vehicle, and all owner rights and responsibilities will transfer to you.  F ... read more

Oil Services - The Bread and Butter of Vehicle Maintenance

Oil Services - The Bread and Butter of Vehicle Maintenance

Everyone knows things need to be maintained to last, but what exactly does that mean for your vehicle? One maintenance service that everyone knows is an Oil Service! Also commonly called oil changes, oil services are extremely important for the life and longevity of your engine.  A simple yet effective service in keeping your vehicle running, but oftentimes not enough on its own.  These days, many vehicles also benefit from performing an oil cleaning and conditioning treatment alongside an oil service.  Here we're going to discuss the ins and outs of oil services, and the benefits of oil cleaning and conditioning treatments. What does engine oil actually do? Oil's main job is to lubricate the internal moving components of an engine.  Engine components, such as pistons and valves, move at extremely high speeds with extremely small tolerances between.  This speed causes heat and friction inside your engine, which engine oil helps to decrease.  The s ... read more

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