When your family starts to grow, you realize that you need a dependable car to keep your family safe. There are plenty of models to choose from and determining what you need before you shop can save you time and possibly save you from a costly mistake.
Before you begin, consider your lifestyle, family size and the ages of your children.
Whether you purchase a used car because of your budget or if you’re just really into recycling, you will need that car to be dependable. Finding a trusted dealer who won’t sell you a lemon isn’t always easy. Asking the following smart questions when you buy your next used car may save you time and money.
We Americans love our cars. That’s why it may surprise you that we are purchasing fewer cars than we ever have in recent history. According to recent reports, the average lifespan of an American automobile is about 11 years. This is much higher than in the 1990’s when we were trading in our old wheels for new ones after owning them for around 8 years. So why is the average length of car ownership at an all-time high? Are we just getting more sentimental about our vehicles?
It’s that time of year! No, not Christmas– tax season. While tax season can be stressful for some taxpayers, it can also feel a bit like, well, Christmas, to others. If you are receiving a big tax refund this year, how to spend it can be a difficult decision. While it may seem tempting to splurge and spend your tax refund on non-essential items, putting that money toward a long-term investment is a better choice for the long run. Have you considered buying a used car? If not, maybe you should. Here are 3 reasons why buying a used with this year’s tax refund is a great idea:
A Used Car is Affordable
When you buy a used car, you are getting more bang for your buck. These days, a used car can be just as reliable as [...]
Whether you’re heading out with your friends for Spring Break or packing up the family to head across country, don’t leave home without Phoenix Drive Now’s road trip tips for safety, packing, and saving money.
What You Need to Know Before You Head Out On the Road
Before you leave for your trip, we recommend getting a vehicle inspection. Stop by Drive Now’s service center or your local garage to have a professional check all the fluid levels, the quality of your wiper blades, belt and hose connections, tire pressure, turn signals, and headlights. Also, prepare by keeping tools and a safety kit in your trunk.
The following should always be within reach when you open your trunk: bottled water, a tire iron, first-aid kit, reflectors, and flares. Make sure your spare tire is in working order too. You don’t [...]