Why a Service Department is Important When You’re Choosing a Used Car Dealership

So you’re looking for a dependable used car, van, truck or SUV to buy. So why should you care if the dealership has a service department?

Actually, there are lots of reasons.

They know the vehicle inside and out.  Continue reading

Best Things to Do In Sachse

Sachse and the surrounding areas offer so many great things to with friends and family, and many of them are free. We have a new team member in our sales department at Barrett Motors in Sachse, and the old timers decided to put together a list of some of our favorite spots in Sachse for him. Here’s what we came up with.  Continue reading

Annual Parade and 5K Races Highlight St. Patrick’s Day in the DFW Area

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Things To Do for St. Patrick’s Day 2017 in Dallas TX

Every Irishman’s favorite holiday is fast approaching in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, you will find no shortage of St. Patty’s Day shenanigans close to home. Take a look at a few of our favorite things to do for St. Patrick’s Day 2017 in Dallas, TX this spring. Make this Irish-themed holiday even more memorable and get behind the wheel of a new-to-you car, truck or SUV at Barrett Motors. Continue reading

How Can You Lower Auto Insurance Rates and Payments?

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Tips and Tricks to Lower Your Car Insurance Premiums

When you purchase a new or used car, it is important to protect yourself and your investment from harm. Car insurance provides that protection and peace of mind at a monthly cost. With car payments and insurance payments, the bills can pile up and many drivers want to know how to lower auto insurance rates. Take a look at this list of tips and tricks to lower your car insurance premiums at Barrett Motors and save some money this year. Continue reading

Automakers Debut New Models, Trim Levels and Special Editions at Chicago Auto Show

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Videos of 2017 Chicago Auto Show Debuts and Models

Whether you are in the automotive business or you simply enjoy the design, style and performance attributes that are a product of the industry, the Chicago Auto Show will deliver. Car shoppers who wish to see the latest and greatest that the auto industry has to offer flock to Chicago each year to see the debut of all-new models, trim levels and special editions take center stage. Check out these videos of 2017 Chicago Auto Show debuts and models to join in the automotive-fueled excitement at Barrett Motors. With an extensive inventory of high-quality used models in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, we cannot wait for next-generation models to arrive at Barrett Motors in the future.

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Romantic Things To Do for Valentine’s Day 2017 in the DFW Area

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2017 Valentine’s Day Events and Date Ideas Dallas TX

What are your plans for Valentine’s Day this year? Are you looking for a way to amp up the romance in the Dallas-Fort Worth area? Check out this quick list of 2017 Valentine’s Day events and date ideas in Dallas, TX that will provide you with new and exciting ways to celebrate this romantic holiday. Continue reading

Plan Ahead for Super Bowl Sunday in Dallas-Fort Worth

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Best Places to Watch the Super Bowl in the DFW Area

For many residents in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Super Bowl Sunday is a highlight of the year. Whether you are looking forward to a crazy Super Bowl party or you simply enjoy sitting back and watching the game with family and friends, there is something for everyone in the area. Maximize the Super Bowl fun this year and check out a few of the best places to watch the Super Bowl in the DFW area. Continue reading

How To Choose the Right Car Loan Term Length

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Differences Between Short and Long-Term Car Loans

In general there are two steps to the car-buying process — find your dream car and pay for your dream car. Step one is always fun, whether you are looking for a performance-tuned sports car, a hard-working pickup truck or a family-friendly SUV, exploring car lots and taking your favorite models for a test drive is fun.

Payment is less enjoyable. When you stop at the bank to get a car loan, you may be faced with a question — do you want a short- or long-term car loan? Take a closer look at the differences between short and long-term car loans here at Barrett Motors to find a car loan term that will fit your budget. Continue reading

7-Step How-To Guide for Car Accidents and What To Do After

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What Should You Do After a Car Accident?

When you drive long enough, there is a good chance that you will get into a fender bender at some point. Unless you have experienced a car accident, you may not know what to do in the event of a traffic accident. If you have ever wondered — what should you do after a car accident — this how-to guide to car accidents will point you in the right direction. Continue reading

What Tires Should You Have on Your Vehicle This Season?

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Differences Between All-Season Tires and Summer Tires

Drivers in need of an instant upgrade in performance, handling and safety will find what they are looking for with a new set of tires. Visit the Barrett Motors Service Center today to learn more about the differences between all-season tires and summer tires. Armed with a new set of all-season tires you can expect a versatile, do-it-all level of performance that will mesh well with any style of vehicle and a fresh set of summer tires will amplify performance when you get behind the wheel of a performance-tuned model. Continue reading