Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category
Whether it’s time to sell or you just want to keep a handle on how your auto investment has fared over time, you may want to know the current value of your used vehicle. Learn more about how much money you can make from your used car sale and how a personal sale vs a dealership trade-in could affect your profits below. (more…)
While shopping for a used vehicle can be a smart move thanks to the quick depreciation of new vehicles, shoppers may also have to do a little more homework before signing on the dotted line to be sure they aren’t buying a lemon. One of the first factors most used car shoppers look at is mileage. On average, a car will be driven about 10,000-12,000 miles a year. (more…)
Over time, your key fob’s battery will eventually die leaving you without easy access to your vehicle. Assuming you have a smart key with keyless entry and ignition and no physical key, it can be confusing to try and figure out how to unlock and start your vehicle until you can get a battery replacement. We have included some tips and tricks for unlocking and starting your vehicle with a dead key fob battery below. (more…)
While there’s nothing quite like a professional detailing service at your local dealership, some car owners prefer to go the DIY route to save some money. But, getting professional car detailing results isn’t as easy as it might seem. We have created a list of 4 secrets you will need to know to get the sparkling-clean results you are after below. (more…)
While maintaining your car’s recommended maintenance schedule should help to reduce the troubles you have on the road, all car owners will face a few roadblocks to optimal performance. If you have started to experience some shaking, especially when driving on the highway, find out more about what could be the cause below. Hint – one of the most common causes are tires that are out of alignment. Read more below. (more…)
There are so many things to choose when picking out a car, what sort of engine do you want, what company to buy from, which trim level works best, everything can be customized this day so there’s a lot of choices. Where do you even begin?
Many of the luxury pre-owned models available for sale at Texas Motor Club come equipped with leather interiors and upholstery. We love leather interiors because they add comfort, are easy to clean, and make everything inside your vehicle feel a little more upscale. Leather seats do require a little extra TLC, however, to make sure they stay soft and free of sun damage including fading and tears. Find our top 3 ways to reduce sun damage on leather car seats below. (more…)
How to maintain a high resale value for your vehicle
So you’ve just purchased a new or new-to-you car. You’re obviously excited about this, but you also know that a vehicle is a big investment. Which means that when it’s time to (hopefully) upgrade vehicles, you’re going to want the biggest return on investment possible. Here on the Texas Motor Club Blog, we want to make sure that we’re providing you with useful information when it comes to your vehicle, so today we’ll be talking about how to maintain a high resale value for your vehicle. There are quite a few ways in which you can make sure it stays valuable, and most importantly buyable. Keep reading this blog post for more information. (more…)
Which luxury sedans offer the most legroom?
When it comes to your next car, size plays a bigger role than many drivers might realize. For some drivers, especially those taller than six feet, a comfortable drive may be harder to find. Many drivers can relate to the struggle of researching a car that they think they love for weeks, only to test drive it and feel like they’ve stepped into a go-kart. The team here at Texas motor Club is committed to getting you behind the wheel of the car of your dreams, and that involves keeping you informed on the best that our favorite luxury automakers have to offer. Which luxury sedans offer the most legroom? Which premium cars offer ample headroom? We have the answer to these questions and more here in this blog post. Keep on reading this post to learn more. (more…)
How to Play Music in a Used Car without Bluetooth
New vehicles are outfitted with advanced connectivity and infotainment systems that connect directly to your smartphone so you can access navigation, music, voice text, and more. However, if your budget doesn’t allow for a brand-new vehicle, you may be wondering how you can play music–maybe the most important part of driving–in a used car that doesn’t have all of the new fancy bells and whistles. As a used car dealership, Texas Motor Club is here to give you some suggestions! Continue reading for ideas about how to play music in a used car without Bluetooth.