Trucks: America’s Favorite Vehicle Of Choice

Q: What happens when you play a country-and-western song backward?

A: You get your wife back, you get your dog back, you get your truck back…

Joking aside, there’s a reason that so many country songs include a reference to a pickup truck. Aside from baseball, apple pie, the Star Spangled Banner, and Route 66, there aren’t many things that are more quintessentially American.  

But just what is it that makes trucks vehicle of choice for so many Americans? Let’s find out!

Reliable, Rugged, and Ready to Work

In some ways, you could say that pickup trucks truly embody this nation’s pioneer spirit. They might not win any beauty contests, but you can rely on them to help you haul everything from lumber to sports equipment to furniture.

The bed of a truck can take a beating and still deliver cargo capacity galore. Seated in the cab, you feel like you’re on top of the world and ready to conquer any obstacles that might get in your way. And no matter what kind of terrain you and your truck are facing, it will be easy to tackle; you’ve got four-wheel drive and an indestructible spirit!

Chances are your truck has seen you through some good times and some tough times. It helped you move your belongings when you left home — and has probably come to the rescue during some of your friends’ moves, too. Your dog has spent countless hours riding in back, feeling the wind in his fur.

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Top 10 Questions To Ask Your Car Dealer

In 2018, over 57 million new and used cars were sold across the US. If you’re looking to buy a new car soon, you’re in good company. 

But buying a car is sure to leave you with lots of questions and you need to ask the right ones to make sure you make the right choice. Your car dealer is there to help you make the best decision and is happy to answer any and all questions you might have.

What should you ask them? Here are 10 questions to ask your car dealer to make the best choice.

1. How Many Miles Are on the Car?

Whether you’re shopping for a new or used car, it’s important to ask your car dealer how many miles are on it. If it’s new, it may have been on a number of test drives before you set eyes on it. 

Knowing the mileage of a car lets you know if it might need to be serviced or how many years you’ll get out of it. It will also tell you what the value of the car is and show you the level of wear and tear.

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The Best Time to Buy a Vehicle Is Now With Car Sales on the Rise

New car sales were expected to stay stagnant in 2018. But to the surprise of many auto industry experts, sales went up slightly thanks in large part to the strong U.S. economy.

There were more than 17 million new cars sold last year. It represented a 0.3 percent increase when compared to 2017.

The trend could continue well into 2019, too, as more and more people look to get behind the wheel of a new car. It makes now the best time to buy a vehicle.

Buying a brand-new car might not be in your best interest, though. You might be much better off going with something that you find on the used car market.

Take a look at why you should consider buying a used car now rather than going with a newer option.

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How To Car Shop the Swift and Easy Way

Did you know Americans will buy a new car every eight years?

While owning a vehicle is essential, shopping for a car isn’t always easy. There are many options and it can be impossible to know which car you need. In addition, it’s difficult to know if you’re getting the best price for a nice car.

Do you need a new car? Don’t get nervous about the car shopping process. Experts know the best car buying process. These steps not only simplify the car buying process but can also help save you money.

Follow these essential steps to buying a car.

The Essential Steps to Buying a Car

Whether you’re buying a new or a used car, everyone should follow this car buying advice to ensure they have the best car buying experience. Read these steps and be on your way to buying a new car!

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