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What Exactly Comes in a Carfax Report?

Buying used cars can be daunting with everything that can be wrong with used cars. Some shady dealerships might try to shift a bad car onto you just to get it off their lot while others might just not tell you about some problems the car has. There is a lot of preemptive research you need to do just on the brand of the car itself, then you need to hope the specific car you’re getting isn’t in too rough of shape.

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What Tires are Good in the Winter?

You want to make sure you’re getting the most out of everything on your car especially with the winter season only a few months away. It can be an especially hard time on cars and if everything on your vehicle isn’t up to it that can make things rough. Slick roads and lots of salt can slowly add up to do a lot of harm to your car, so it’s important to have everything ready before that first flake hits.

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What are the most popular used cars?

Top used cars to buy in 2018

One of the most difficult parts of automotive research is that nothing stays the same. We don’t just mean that buying last year’s model means that you won’t have the latest and greatest stereo system. A specific model that is highly rated today could prove to be rated poorly if you look at an older model year. It helps to know what the top used cars are in 2018 so you can get an idea of what past vehicles are still holding up to their reputation even after they’ve already been on the road and tested for a few years. They say only time will tell, and it seems these vehicles are living up to the test of time. Read the rest of this entry >>

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That rear windshield isn’t washing itself!

How to refill rear windshield washer fluid

You’ll never know the convenience of a rear windshield wiper until you have one. It can be a real hazard when that back window gets covered in much and you can’t just pull over and wipe it down yourself. As you know from your front windshield, it helps to have window cleaner to wipe off grime. For this reason, you might be wondering how to refill your rear windshield washer fluid. Fortunately, it’s not hard. Why? Because there isn’t a separate reservoir. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Saving the most money by choosing the right auto loan

How do you get the right auto loan?

When you go to purchase a used car, you likely have a specific budget in mind. It’s simple to show up, talk to the financial experts at Auto Simple and agree to terms that leave you with an affordable monthly payment. It’s not that this approach is wrong, but it’s worth considering your different options. Before you decide on a car, we’re here to help you learn how to get the right auto loan for your finances. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Which automotive brands have the best reputation for reliability?

Top-Rated Used Car Brands

One of the biggest risks associated with buying a used car is that you don’t know as much about the vehicle history as you would like. Of course you have the CarFax report to tell you if services are up to date, but you still weren’t there to reassure yourself that the previous driver was gentle on the vehicle. It only makes sense that you would want to hedge your bets by picking from the top-rated used car brands. These are the automotive brands with the best reputation for long-term reliability. Read the rest of this entry >>