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Used vs Pre-Owned

Is There a Difference Between Pre-Owned and Used Cars? 

Are you in the market for a car? If so, you’ve probably been doing a lot of research to find the best models for your driving needs. If you’ve been looking at used options, you may have come across a couple term. One is used and one is pre-owned. 

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Foreign vs Domestic Used Cars

Are Domestic or Foreign Cars Better for US Used Car Buyers? 

When comparing cars to determine which vehicle to buy, there often seems to be a battle between foreign and domestic options. So many people seem to have their opinion on the matter, when it comes down to it, is there really a difference? Are domestic or foreign cars any better than one another when it comes to US car buyers? 

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Video Guide to Changing the Oil In Your Used Car

How to Change Your Used Car’s Oil Yourself 

Not many people take care of their vehicle’s maintenance themselves anymore. After all, cars have become more and more complicated over the years, which makes it difficult to do this as often as drivers may have in the past. Even so, if you prefer to save some money and complete simple vehicle maintenance on your own, and oil change is a good place to start. So, check out the video below for a quick guide on how  

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Have you noticed your transmission doing strange things?

Signs of a Bad Transmission 

Believe it or not, very few things go wrong under the hood of a modern automobile with no warning. Major issues almost always start out as small problems. The trick is knowing what to look for. A driver doesn’t need to be an automotive expert to be able to spot the signs of a bad transmission for instance. We’re using the transmission as an example because of its undeniable importance. Unless a transmission defect is covered under the manufacturer’s warranty or a recall, a vehicle owner is facing a repair bill in the thousands for almost anything that goes wrong. Some of the product experts at Dan’ Car World reached out to some service experts in the areas to compile this list of failing transmission symptoms to give owners a chance to have things fixed before it’s too late. 

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How to change your cabin air filter

Over the lifespan of your vehicle, you’ll probably need to go through a number of service appointments and maintenance repairs. While many of them are intricate work that requires a professional’s hand, some of them are tasks you can do yourself. One of those is changing the cabin air filter. The cabin air filter works to keep your cabin clear of any pollen, dust, dirt, or debris that can wreak havoc on your respiratory system while also providing a little relief to those who suffer from season allergies. Take a look at the video below to learn how to change your cabin air filter! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Which type of car is right for me?

Compact sedans vs midsize sedans

If you’re looking for a used car, it’s not always as simple as going with the one that looks the coolest or has the best interior features. There’s so much more that goes into purchasing a new car. There are a lot of body styles and subcategories, but two big categories are compact sedans and midsize sedans. These two can be very different. Take a look at the comparisons below! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Reasons your AC isn’t working

Why is my vehicle’s air conditioning not working?

When summer rolls around and the weather gets hot, it’s nice to have a functioning AC unit to keep you and your passengers cool. Unfortunately, sometimes the AC doesn’t work as it should, and this can be agonizing on a hot day. If you’re stuck with an air conditioning unit in your vehicle that isn’t working, take a look at some of the possible culprits below! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Which Type of SUV is Right for Me?

Subcompact vs Compact vs Mid-Size vs Full-Size SUVs

Picking the right SUV takes a lot of research. Not only that, but you need to consider how big you want your SUV to be. SUVs are available as subcompact, compact, mid-size, and full-size. Picking the right size will depend on the size of your family as well as how much cargo you plan on regularly taking with you. Here, we will offer our recommendations on who each class is best for, as well as a few examples for each so you can start researching.

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Buying a used car can be a better deal than leasing, learn more

Is buying a used car better than leasing a new one? 

When people want to take a vehicle home from a dealership, they have two choices, buying or leasing. Each method of purchase has pros and cons. Since Dan’s Car World deals in the secondary (used) vehicle market, we hear the question, ‘Is buying a used car better than leasing a new one,’ quite a bit around our showroom. On the surface, purchasing a pre-owned vehicle and leasing a new one might have a few common threads, like offering a lower starting price point than a new model. However, this is about where the similarities end. There are several advantages to buying a pre-owned vehicle that can’t be matched by leasing. Let’s take a look at some information that might be useful during your vehicle search.  Read the rest of this entry >>