Four reasons why driving a used truck in Dallas, TX is a great idea

Top 4 Reasons to Drive a Used Truck

Reasons To Drive a Used Truck in Dallas, TX

You don’t need to live in the country, own a ranch or a farm to enjoy all of the benefits of owning and driving a pickup truck. There are many reasons to drive a used truck in Dallas, TX and this list will help show you the top four. No matter what your needs are, it always comes in handy to have powerful truck that can offer the capability, towing, and hauling power of a pickup. The next time you go out shopping for a new vehicle, don’t get stuck with a boring sedan or crossover SUV, get yourself behind the wheel of a used truck in Dallas, TX from Barrett Motors. Continue reading

Simple ways to make the your next used car shopping experience better

4 Tips for Buying a Used Car

Ways to Make Buying a Used Car Better

There are many things in the world that people hate doing and for many, shopping for a used car is one of them. The used car buying experience should be and can be more fun and less stressful if you do it the right way. The one thing to remember is that you’re picking out a car that you’re going to spend a lot of money on and drive for a long time so you want to make sure you get the right one and the best deal. The following tips will help show you four ways to make buying a used car better so you can get behind the wheel of a car you’ve always wanted.

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5 Bad driving habits that can hurt your car

5 Bad Driving Habits That Can Damage your Car

Bad Driving Habits

Almost every driver knows how important it is to keep your car in good driving condition and that they have to perform regular maintenance in order to keep their vehicle on the road for a long time. But, there are also a lot of things that you have to keep yourself from doing that could be slowly damaging your car and don’t even realize it. The following information will show you some of the bad driving habits that you could be doing that can lead to costly repairs. Continue reading

3 Driving tips that will help everyone stay safe this school year

3 Back to School Driving Tips

Safe Driving Tips for the School Year

It’s that time of year again when schools everywhere are back in action teaching our kids. That means that children will be heading to and from school everyday of the week and school buses will be driving around loaded with eager students. To help prepare you for the new school year, Barrett Motors wants to help you keep the roads safe by offering some safe driving tips for the school year so you can avoid any accidents. The following tips may seem simple, but after months of not seeing kids in the crosswalks and buses on the road it’s easy to forget to look out for them. Continue reading

Learn how to get the most miles out of your used car with these great tips

Used car tips

How to Get the Most Miles Out of Your Used Car

When you first purchase a used car the first thing that you think about is how many years can you get out of it before you have to start putting money into it. A used car will eventually need some repairs and maintenance, especially after you put thousands of miles on it. If you want to get the most miles out of your used car that you have to be as proactive as possible and keep your car in good shape. Learning how to get the most miles out our your used car is as easy as following these great tips from Barrett Motors. Continue reading

Labor Day weekend in Dallas, TX is loaded with fun things to do in 2016

Labor Day Weekend in Dallas

2016 Labor Day Weekend Events Dallas, TX

The summer is quickly coming to an end and that means all the kids are heading back to school very soon. Before it’s over be sure to get one last weekend of fun in and enjoy the weather before it’s too late. One of the last weekends and also an extended weekend for many is Labor Day. Labor Day weekend is full of fun events so it’s easy to find something that is right up your alley. The following information will show you some of the hottest and most popular 2016 Labor Day weekend events in Dallas, TX so you can plan your weekend accordingly. Continue reading

Tips to help make your next used car test drive a success

Used Car Test Driving TipsTips for Test Driving a Used Car

If you’re reading this then you’ve probably already decided to buy a used car. The smart decision to get behind the wheel of an affordable used car has already put you ahead of the game and you’ll be happy with your choice. To make sure you get the best used car when shopping for a newer ride comes down to a few things, but the most important is the test drive. The test drive is the only way to really get to know a used car before you buy it and if you follow these tips for test driving a used car you’ll get the car of your dreams. Continue reading

Knowing when you should replace your car will help you save money

Tips for Knowing When to Replace Your Car

When should you replace your car

There are a lot of ways to save money on a new or used car, but rarely do you ever hear about them. Most dealerships don’t want you to save money when you buy a used car so they don’t like to let you in on all of their secrets. At Barrett Motors, we not only want you to save money on your next used car, but we also want to tell you how to do it. Knowing when you should replace your car is key to saving money on your next one. The more service-free miles you can get out of your current vehicle the more money you’ll end up saving in the long run. If you are looking for a newer used car to replace your old one, the more money you can get for your current vehicle will help offset the price of your new car. Here are some tips to help you know when you should replace your car. Continue reading

Top 2 problems not worth fixing if they go wrong in your car

2 Costly Auto Repairs Not Worth Fixing

Car Problems Not Worth Fixing

There are many things that can go wrong in car, but knowing when to throw in the towel and let it go is the key to saving money on costly repairs that could be better spent on the purchase of a newer used car. At Barrett Motors, we want to help you save money on auto repairs and ensure that you drive a vehicle that will continue to give you the reliability you want and need from your vehicle. The following list will show you the top two car problems not worth fixing. If you are already experiencing any of these problems hold off on paying to fix them until you read this. Continue reading

Difference between four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive finally explained

Four-Wheel Drive vs All-wheel Drive

What is the Difference Between Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive

Shopping for a new car, truck or crossover SUV can be a daunting task for many consumers. Throw in all of the new automotive technology and features and it gets even trickier to know which vehicle to buy that would best fit your specific driving needs. If you are looking for a new ride that offers the traction control of four-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, then the entire buying process can be even more confusing. What is the difference between four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive? Which one is the best choice for you? Keep reading to find out so you can buy the right system when you go shopping for your next new or used car. Continue reading