Car Buying Tips

What Credit Score is Needed to Buy a Car?

What Credit Score is Needed to Buy a Car?
Owning a car is a popular milestone in life, especially for those who are able to purchase their first vehicle themselves. What many first-time car buyers don’t realize is that they should check their credit score prior to visiting dealerships for test drives. The worst thing that can happen is getting through the test drive, picking out a model, and beginning the paperwork only to find out that their credit score is not good enough to make the purchase. Continue Reading »

Top Eco-Friendly Cars of 2017

Top Eco-Friendly Cars of 2017
Eco-friendly cars have become more advanced in the last couple of years. No longer are they smaller and less powerful, the eco-friendly car has visually become more ordinary in terms of function, features and looks. Pricing has gone down while mileage has increased, hybrid and electric vehicles are very practical and can help save on gas bills for only a slightly higher price than ordinary cars. Continue Reading »

Top Used Cars under $10,000

Top Used Cars under $10,000
Used cars carry a negative stigma however as Car technology has advanced used vehicles are now better than ever and nearly as nice as new vehicles. 2005-2010 year model cars are well made and if the initial owner properly cared for the vehicle, the car’s 7-12 year lifespan is hardly even evident, many vehicles purchased in the last ten years perform almost as well as many new vehicles at half the cost. Below is a list of the top five used cars that cost less than $10,000. Continue Reading »

Five of 2017’s Best Cars for Small Families

Five of 2017’s Best Cars for Small Families
Finding the right car for your small family requires opting for a vehicle which meets your needs adequately, small families generally don’t have lots to spend and also must be certain not to pay for more than what they need. The family cars of 2017 offer many great options, some fancier and more expensive than others, on the whole there are numerous well designed models to choose from, listed below are five of 2017’s best new family cars suitable to the needs of small families. Continue Reading »

Cars that Insurance Companies Love the Most

Cars that Insurance Companies Love the Most
Some of the cheapest to insure cars currently on the market, certain variables can effect which cars are less expensive to insure, such as an individual’s driving record and the area in which they live, but as a general guide the cars mentioned below generally are ones that insurance companies love. Continue Reading »

How to Buy a Fuel Efficient Car

How to Buy a Fuel Efficient Car
As gas prices have continued to climb, having a fuel efficient car has become even more important, no matter how deep your pockets may be. In response to the rising cost of fuel, car makers have started offering more fuel efficient car model options beyond just hybrids. While the technology has changed and become more sophisticated, buying a fuel efficient car is not as complicated as it may seem. Below are some helpful shopping tips that can make finding the right car a little easier. Continue Reading »

SUVs vs Crossovers

SUVs vs Crossovers
A decade ago SUV’s were one of the largest vehicle types on the market whose production continued to grow at a rapid pace, since then, Crossovers have also become as popular and sought after as the SUV once was. Both remain popular and are seen on roads everywhere, but how are they different? While a Crossover may seem to be almost the same as an SUV, there are major differences between the two vehicle types despite some cross pollination of the names by some automakers attempting to draw and attract interested buyers of larger sized vehicles. Continue Reading »