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Buying a New Car vs a Used Car

Happy Monday yall! We hope you had a great weekend and feel rested. This month's topic is purchasing a new car vs. a used car and the advantages and disadvantages they both have.

What to Look for in a Commuter Car

It may surprise you to know that the mean travel time to work in Houston is 29.9 minutes. To refresh your grade school math, the mean is the number that occurs most often in a list of statistics; it's not necessarily equivalent to the ...

What Is a GPS Disabler or Starter Interrupt Device?

Kill Switch. Sounds kind of menacing, doesn’t it? Kill switch is another name given to GPS disablers and Starter Interrupts installed on vehicles. The primary duty of a kill switch is to keep someone from operating the vehicle, perhaps to ...

Tips for Negotiating the Price of a Used Car

The thought of negotiating for a used car gives most of us weak knees. We just don't have a culture of haggling in the United States. Buying a car is one of the last bastions of negotiation for the ordinary person.

How to Get Insight From a Car Dealership's Ratings and Reviews

We humbly thank everyone for posting positive Shabana Motors reviews, and we hope to continue to surpass expectations. Did you know you can gain a lot of insight about a car dealership from online ratings and reviews? That’s why we are so ...

Should You Buy a Used Car From a Friend or Family Member?

Buying a used car from a friend or family member seems like a good way to get a deal. After all, you like each other, right? Your friend or relative would never cheat you or steer you wrong, would they?

Common Mistakes of First-Time Used Car Buyers

Buying your first car is a novel experience. It can feel intimidating and exciting at the same time. There are so many vehicles from which to choose, in a rainbow of colors and a plethora of features. You just want to rush out and start ...

Buying a Used Car From a Dealer vs. a Private Seller

You’ve decided to buy a used car. Maybe you’re looking for a first car for the newly licensed teen in your house or making a bid to limit depreciation. Or you just like used cars because they have a little extra character. The question is, ...

How to Increase Car Resale Value

A certain percentage of people buying a new or new-to-them car expect to trade in their current vehicle to offset the cost. After all, there may be plenty of miles left on it, they just want or need a new car because their family has grown ...

The Pros and Cons of Buying a Used Car Online

Like so many things, car buying is moving online. Companies like Carvana and Vroom offer new and used vehicles you can buy over the internet and have delivered to your home. It’s like Amazon for drivers.