How to Determine Which Used Car or Truck Is Right Before Buying

How To Determine Which Used Car Or Truck Is Right Before Buying

Buying any vehicle is a major life decision and a significant investment. You need peace of mind that the vehicle you purchase will meet your needs and last for years to come. If you’re thinking about browsing the used cars for sale in your area, it’s important to know what your vehicle preferences say about you and how to balance your preferences with your available options. Things To Consider Before Any Used Car Purchase Most drivers start their car-buying experience by coming up with a price range. This is a realistic first step for any car buyer because he or…

Driving Used Cars And Using Recycled Parts Helps The Environment

Driving Used Cars And Using Recycled Parts Helps The Environment

There are many benefits to buying used cars beyond the obvious savings on the sale price. A new car may look and perform great, carry a manufacturer’s warranty, and feature the latest comfort and security features, but it’s worth considering a pre-owned vehicle purchase if you need a new vehicle. A pre-owned vehicle will not only be cheaper, but it will also likely cost much less to maintain over time and is a much better choice for the environment. Recycling And Repurposing Used Vehicles Is An Environmentally Friendly Choice Unless you plan on driving a very fuel-inefficient classic car that…

Safe Driving Tips for Winter Visitors Doing Long Distance Road Trips to Arizona

Safe Driving Tips for Winter Visitors Doing Long Distance Road Trips to Arizona

Any long trip has the potential to be dangerous over the winter months. Inclement weather, poor visibility, shorter daylight hours, and holiday traffic congestion can all lead to disastrous accidents for unwary drivers. Arizona is a popular destination during the winter months, thanks to the state’s warm climate and clear skies, and many people may visit their families in Arizona for the winter holidays. Arizona residents may also trek outside the state over the winter. All drivers should know some basic safety tips for safe winter driving. Safety Tips For Traveling Arizonans If you plan to leave Arizona over the…

SUV vs. Crossover Used Cars: What’s the Difference?

SUV Vs. Crossover Used Cars Mesa - USA Auto AZ

Sport utility vehicle (SUV) sales are through the roof in the last few years. More room for passengers and cargo plus cheaper gas prices mean SUVs are a great option for family travel. They provide traction in inclement weather and better visibility than sedans, due to being higher off the road. More recently, car manufacturers have created another class of vehicles known as the crossover. People sometimes mistakenly refer to crossovers as SUVs, but these vehicles have slightly different features than traditional SUVs. We’ve created this quick guide to help you understand the difference between the crossover and the SUV….

Benefits of Coupes and Hatchback Cars

Advantages Of Coupes And Hatchback Cars - USA Auto AZ

Coupes and hatchbacks are some of the hottest compact cars on the market today. With added features for comfort and a price tag for almost any wallet, they make sense for someone looking for an economical car. Here’s a look at some of the features of coupes and hatchbacks and how they stand up against the bigger model sedan: What Is a Coupe? A coupe is a closed-body vehicle with either two or four seats. The coupe does not exceed 33 cubic feet of rear interior volume, and the body of a coupe has two doors and a sloping roofline….

Getting Approved for Used Car Financing After Being Turned Down at an Auto Dealership

Getting Approved Used Car Financing After Being Turned Down At Dealership - USA Auto AZ

Find Used Car Financing After Being Turned Down Elsewhere If you’re in need of a vehicle and you’ve already been turned down for financing at a major dealership, is all hope lost? No, not at all. If you have a trade-in or a small down payment, there is still a chance you could be approved for a loan to take home a reliable preowned vehicle. Yes, this is all possible even if you have poor credit or no credit. There are some dealers that are more willing to work with you and that have more flexibility than the most of…

Used Vehicles for Rideshare (Uber, Lyft) Requirements

Used Vehicles Rideshare Requirements Uber Lyft Arizona - USA Auto AZ

If you’re looking to use your personal vehicle or in need of an affordable used car to start driving for Uber or Lyft, there are some minimum requirements you and the vehicle must meet in order to qualify. Especially with Uber, there are unique requirements for different levels of services, so one vehicle won’t fit all, in this case. Let’s go over the current vehicle requirements for rideshare driving in Arizona. Keep in mind many of these requirements are subject to change as Lyft and Uber continue to determine how to better serve their users. Rideshare-Friendly Insurance Policy For starters,…

How Reliable Are Used Toyota Pickup Trucks?

How Reliable Are Used Toyota Pickup Trucks?

In Arizona, we love our pickup trucks. Pickups for work, projects, construction jobs, and agriculture jobs are a part of the Arizona culture. While new pickup trucks are widely available at the major dealerships in Scottsdale, Tempe, and Mesa, finding a good and dependable used pickup truck in Arizona can be a challenge. Finding Used Pickup Trucks in Arizona Arizona residents tend to hold on to their pickups until the very end, and when used pickup trucks do come up for sale in Mesa and surrounding cities, they sell quickly and for competitive prices. At USA Auto, we look out…

$1500 Down Used Cars: What Kind of Cars Are Available?

$1500 Down on Used Cars in Mesa Arizona

Can you get a quality, reliable used car for $1,500 down financing? Yes, you can, from USA Auto in Mesa, Arizona. At USA Auto, we offer high quality and reliable used cars and trucks that are available at our Mesa car dealership location. Used Cars and Trucks for Sale in Mesa-Phoenix, AZ So what can someone with bad or no credit get at a low down payment car dealership in Arizona for $1,500 down? First we should consider what the down payment is; it is a show of trust between a buyer and a seller that both parties are very…

Where Can I Find Bad Credit Car Loans in Arizona?

Where Can I Find Bad Credit Car Loans in Arizona?

Where do you turn if you need to find financing for a used car in Arizona, but have been turned down for a loan from the big dealerships in Tempe, Mesa, Scottsdale, or Phoenix? Where can you go to find bad credit car loans in Arizona? The first things you need to consider is why were you turned down previously? Most likely, you were turned down for a car loan because of a bad or low credit score – possibly you have no credit whatsoever. If this is the case, that you have a bad credit score, but you have…