7 Fuel-Efficient used cars that will save you money this summer

Fuel-efficient Chevy CruzeTop 7 Most Fuel-Efficient Used Cars

When searching for a used car not every driver looks for the same qualities. Some look for versatility or capability and some want a vehicle that can offer them the latest interior technology. The most popular quality that used car shoppers look for in their next purchase is fuel efficiency. Buying a used car that offers an excellent fuel economy rating will help you save a lot of money on gas over the course of ownership. If you’re looking for a used car that can give you the best fuel efficiency, you’ve come to the right place. The following list will show you the top 7 most fuel-efficient used cars so you can pick the one that you like the best. Continue reading

5 Simple tips to help protect a used car engine

5 Tips to Protect a Car EngineHow to Protect a Used Car Engine

There are many drivers out there on the road that don’t spend too much time thinking about how they can protect their used car and keep future vehicle maintenance costs down. While many drivers just hop in their vehicles and start driving not thinking about what they can do, there are some that know the importance of keeping their vehicle safe and performing the way it should. One of the most important things that a used car owner can do is to keep their engine in good shape. The last thing any driver wants is for that dreaded check engine light to come on. Knowing how to protect a used car engine is the key to keeping your vehicle on the road for as long as possible. The following 5 tips will help show you how to protect a used car engine so you don’t end up paying for expensive engine repairs down the road. Continue reading

4 tips to get the most money for your car when trading it in

4 Tips for Getting the Most Money for your Trade-InHow to Get the Most Money When Trading in Your Car

So you’re thinking about trading in your car so you can buy a newer used model that offers the dependability and reliability you need. One of the best ways to put a little money down on the vehicle you’re interested in buying is to trade in your current vehicle. Many drivers choose this route as their down payment for their newer used car and it’s a great way to sell your old car. Knowing how to get the most money when trading in your car is key if you want to save on your new vehicle. The following 4 tips will show you what you can do to get the most money for your trade-in.
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Top 5 reasons to drive a convertible in Texas

Advantages of Driving a ConvertibleAdvantages of Driving a Convertible

With summer just around the corner, there are many drivers out there who are wishing they had a fun convertible. If you’ve never driven a convertible before you don’t know what you’re missing. The feeling that you get when the top is down as you drive down the road is unequal to anything you’ve ever experienced before from behind the wheel. There are many advantages of driving a convertible and we’re about to tell you what they are with this list of the top 5 reasons to drive a convertible in Texas. If you get the urge to buy a convertible after reading this, and I’m sure you will, visit us at Barrett Motors and we’ll be happy to help you find a convertible that fits your driving needs.
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First 6 things you should do after getting into a car accident

6 Things You Should Do After a Car AccidentWhat to Do After a Car Accident

One of the worst things that can happen to you while driving on the road is being involved in a car accident. We all know that they can happen at any time and that they can be unavoidable, even if you are a very safe driver you can still get into a car accident. While getting into an accident is a part of driving and a reality on the road, you should at least be prepared if it ever happens to you. Do you know what to do after a car accident? The following list will show you the first 6 things you should do after getting into a car accident so you’ll know what to do.
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4 rookie mistakes car shoppers make when buying a used car

Car Shopping A_bMistakes Used Car Shoppers Make

When you start your search for your next used car there are some things that you need to know in order to get the best used car at an affordable price. There is a lot at stake and you must be sure that the used car that you want is the best possible choice. With all of the time and money you will be spending on your next used car, you’ll want to make sure you buy the right car. There are many mistakes that can be made when shopping for a used car and this list should help you avoid them so you can get behind the wheel of the car of your dreams. The following list offers the top 4 mistakes used car shoppers make when searching for the perfect vehicle.
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Top benefits of buying a used car that may surprise you

Benefits of a Used CarTop 5 Benefits of Buying a Used Car

With so many different types of vehicles in the auto industry to choose from, it can be difficult for many used car shoppers to decide which vehicle would be the best choice for their specific driving needs. It can also be tough to know if you should buy a used car or a new car. In order to help you make the right decision, Barrett Motors is offering this list of the top 5 benefits of buying a used car. Read through them carefully and you’ll know what the best choice is for you.
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4 signs that will help you spot a lemon used car

4 Signs a Used Car is a LemonHow to spot a lemon when shopping for a used car

Shopping for a used car can be a difficult task, but it can also be pretty fun if you go about it the right way. Whether you are searching for a new crossover SUV, pickup truck, sedan, convertible or coupe, the process is the same. It takes time to find a used car that will be perfect for your specific driving needs and one that will also fit your budget. However, there is one type of vehicle that every used car shopper dreads getting stuck with and that is the lemon. A lemon used car is one that constantly gives you problems and is always in the repair shop. There is just something about how they were built and how they were taken care of that make them terrible vehicles to own. The following 4 signs will help teach you how to spot a lemon when shopping for a used car so you don’t get stuck with one the next time you buy a used car.
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Advantages of buying a used car vs new car

Advantages of buying a used car vs new carUsed Car vs New Car

When shopping for a new or used car there can be many questions that come up. One of the main questions most car shoppers have is whether they should buy a used car or a new car. To help you determine what the best choice is for your specific driving needs we have provided these helpful tips on what the advantages of buying a used car vs new car are. With the informative and valuable information we have provided, you’ll get behind the wheel of the car of your dreams in no time at a price you can afford.
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Top 8 safety checks you need to make before buying your next used car

Top 8 Safety Checks for a used carUsed Car Safety Checks

When searching for a newer used car, you’ll find that there are many to choose from. Which one is the best choice for you? It can be difficult to decide which used car will offer you the most, but one thing if for sure and that is you must not forget about its safety. When it comes to used cars there are several factors that you must consider when trying to find the best for your specific driving needs, but you have to consider its safety features when comparing it to other vehicles. Here you will find the top 8 used car safety checks you should make before making your final buying decision.
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