What to Look for When Purchasing a Used Car

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Key” by mastersenaiper via Pixabay (Public Domain CC 2.0)

New cars aren’t for everybody. Some can’t afford the high price, others don’t like how quickly new cars depreciate. No matter what the reason is, used cars are a great option for those who need a new car without the expensive price tag. While used cars are a sensible option, you simply can’t purchase the first one you see. Research and time goes into choosing your new “new used” car, and we here at Irvine Auto Center near Lake Forest, CA have a huge selection of used vehicles to choose from. Here are some tips on what to look for when purchasing a used car.

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Get the Most from Your Car Wash

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Cleaning Washing” by kaboompics via Pixabay (Public Domain)

Washing your vehicle at home can save you money and gives you the opportunity of knowing your vehicle top to bottom. Not only can you avoid handing your car over to a stranger, but you know where the dirt is and where to focus. We here at Irvine Auto Center understand what it takes to take care of your vehicle well, and have some tips on how to best give your vehicle the car wash it deserves. Take the following considerations into play during your next wash, and you will be sure to spend less time and energy for a better clean. Read below for our car wash in the summer tips:

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Your Before and After Summer Road Trip Guide

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Watch Drive Hand” by ktphotography via Pixabay (Public Domain)

Most people typically know how to best prepare their vehicles before they head out on the road. However, people often forget how much wear and tear they are putting on the vehicle during the trip, which highlights the fact that aftercare of your vehicle is almost as important as preparing to leave. We here at Irvine Auto Center want you to keep your vehicle in tip-top running shape, so we have compiled a list of road trip and general summer car maintenance tips to help you next time you embark on one!

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August Festivals to End your Summer with

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Surfing Big Waves” by Kanenori via Pixabay (Public Domain)

As summer starts to draw to a close, we all want to make sure we squeeze in every last bit of fun. With the July 4th festivities over, it is time to start looking at the August Summer Festivals. If you live in the Southern California area there are plenty of festivals in your backyard for you attend throughout the month of August. Summer concerts are just one way to put an end to a fun filled summer. No matter how you decide to end your summer here are two exciting opportunities that you don’t want to miss.

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When is the Best Time to Sell Your Car and Upgrade?

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Car Miles by BonnyJodwin via Pixabay (Public Domain)

Every car owner will need to sell and upgrade their car at some point. As a car owner, you must decide when the best time to sell your car is. Is there a specific time period you should consider? What kind of condition is your car in? There are many factors you need to consider when deciding if it is time to upgrade your car. If you do decide to upgrade, the new and used car dealers here at Irvine Auto Center are ready and waiting to make you a great deal! Before you decide though, here is a closer look at some of the most important factors.

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Preparing Your Teen Driver: Are They Ready to Hit the Road?

Teen Driver Tips
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As your teen approaches the legal driving age you might want to know how to prep your teen driver for this huge responsibility. Studies show car crashes are more common for younger drivers between the ages of 16 to 24. The first six months after getting their license is the most dangerous time for young drivers, but their crash risk remains 3 times higher than adults until they reach the age of 25. To help reduce your teen’s chance of accidents teach them safe driving practices from the start. Here are some helpful tips from us here at Irvine Auto Center, located near Santa Ana, CA:

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Top 3 Outdoor Restaurants to Eat at Near Irvine

Top 3 Outdoor Restaurants to Eat at Near Irvine
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Looking for new cars in Irvine, CA is hard work. You spend hours looking and testing driving various cars trying to find the perfect one. Once you find the one the job still isn’t done, you still have to deal with the paperwork that goes along with buying a new or used car. If you find yourself looking for new or used cars at Irvine Auto Center in Irvine, CA why not make a day of it by visiting one of the top 3 best outdoor restaurants in Orange County? We list some of the top ones here!
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Importance of Driving Habits When Buying a New Car

Driving Habits
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When you buy a new car at Irvine Auto Center we do our best to match you up with the perfect car. The matching process starts when our dealers talk to you about your driving habits. You might think it’s small talk, but our dealers are getting to know you to find out what kind of car you need. Want to start looking before you head into a dealership? Here are some useful tips for buying a new car.

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Top 3 Father’s Day Gifts for Dad

Top 3 Father's Day Gifts For DAd
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Are you still looking for Father’s Day gift ideas? Not sure what to get your car-loving dad for Father’s Day? Want it to be something extra special? No matter what you need, we here at Irvine Auto Center have you covered. Father’s Day is fast approaching on June 18th, so come by and check this off your list.

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Four Factors to Consider when choosing the Best Vehicle for You

Four factors in choosing a new car
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With all of the vehicle choices in and around Irvine, picking the right one can be quite difficult. But with all of those options, it sets you up to be able to find the perfect vehicle to match your exact specifications. Finding your perfect match requires you to look at several different factors to find the right one. Lucky for you, here at Irvine Auto Center, we have 13 makes to choose from, each with their own stunning vehicles to make the decision even a bit more difficult, but also exciting! Here’s the breakdown of how best to decide which type of vehicle would suit you best.

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