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2 Tips to Consider Before a Used Car

2 Tips to Consider Before a Used Car

Nick's Top Two Tips To Consider Before Purchasing a Used Vehicle:    1. When buying a used vehicle, it is always a good idea to have your trusted technician look it over to ensure you are making a safe purchase. This inspection can also save you money in the long run. Here at Sallas Auto, we are happy to do this for you. Our technicians can look your car over and perform a 45 point inspection to check for your vehicle's proper functionality and safety. We can accomplish this inspection for just $75 to give you peace of mind and confidence in your vehicle purchase.   2. After you decide this car will be the right fit for you, you may consider or be offered to purchase an extended car warranty. This is not something we always recommend unless you are purchasing a car that you know has some known major problems. We would love to talk with you about this decision when we inspect your used car befor ... read more

The Selling vs. Trading Cars Guide

Is it time for a new vehicle? In an economy full of high gas prices, yet low housing prices, it’s hard to know where your car fits into the picture. If you’re looking to switch vehicles this spring, here’s our guide to trading vs. selling your vehicles. In almost all cases, you will get more money for your used vehicle if you sell it yourself. However, it can be easier and even smarter to go ahead and trade it in. Below are the recommendations from Sallas Auto Repair owner, Nick Sallas, on how to determine what to do with your used vehicle. The Selling Your Car Guide Selling your car yourself will probably make you the most money off of your used car. Before you advertise your vehicle for sale, you’ll need to “stage” your car, just like you would “stage” a house before putting it on the marketing. Take it to get professionally detailed, waxed, and cleaned. Just like a house, don’t try to sell a personal car with personal items. Remove all papers, pens, loose change, car seats, bags ... read more


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