How to Customize Your Used Car


Shopping for a used car is the best choice for many people. Used cars are more affordable and offer you a wider selection. By shopping for used cars, you also allow enough time to pass to learn from others’ experiences so you know which models are the best quality.

When you find a used car that you love, it may have just about everything that you want. Since you’re not buying a new car, you don’t have the option to buy the upgrade package. Here are a few things you can do to customize your ride after you find a used car that you love:

Get a New Paint Job

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Why the Fall is a Great Time to Buy a New Car


You can save a great deal of money on just about anything by choosing the right time to shop. When you are in the market for a new car, shopping during the fall can help you get some of the best bargains. Of course, you don’t have to buy a factory fresh model. You can buy a previously owned vehicle that is new to you.

Here are a few reasons why fall is a great time to buy from local used car dealerships:

Wider Selection

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Best Places to Find a Used Car


You don’t need to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a new car to get a quality vehicle that will give you reliable performance for many years to come. You can get a great previously owned car that will be just as reliable, look just as good, but cost you thousands less.

When you’re ready to start shopping for your next car, you have no shortage of opportunities. Here are a few of the top places to find a used car to get the best deal:

Used Car Dealership

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Financing at Local Used Car Dealerships

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When you are ready to buy a car, you might think your only options for financing are your local bank or a big, flashy new car dealership. You may think that local used car dealerships are too small to offer you the financing that you need, or that if they do offer financing, the interest will be too high or the terms too risky.

We’re happy to report that this couldn’t be further from the truth. Here’s the truth about financing at local used car dealerships:

You Have a Variety of Options

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Top Tools to Help You Find a Used Car


Buying a used car can help you save a lot of money while still getting a quality car. However, there are many options out there, and not all used cars are good cars. Using the right tools can help you find the right used car at the right budget.

Here are a few of the top tools to help you find a used car:

Local Used Car Dealership

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Why You Get Better Service from a Used Car Dealership


There are many reasons to shop at a used car dealership. You can gain access to a wider selection of vehicles, and you can get a better deal on a quality car.

One of the best reasons to shop at a used car dealership is that you’ll often get better service than you would from anywhere else. Here’s why:

More Individual Attention

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Should You Buy a “Green” Car in 2015?


As the technology advances and the demand increases, more and more “green” vehicles are hitting the market. No, this isn’t a reference to a color preference that’s sweeping the nation; it refers to the movement to embrace more eco-friendly vehicles, such as hybrid and electric cars.

Whether you go to new or used car dealerships, you’ll find plenty of options for hybrid and electric vehicles from a variety of manufacturers. Here are a few things to think about if you are considering making the switch to a green car in 2015:

Driving Habits

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Why Shopping a Used Car Dealership is Better than an Auction


When you are looking to get the best savings on a car, you have two strong options: Shopping at a used car dealership or going to a car auction. There are many types of car auctions, including those that feature overstock inventory and those that consist of vehicles seized in criminal proceedings and repossessions.

No matter what kind of used car dealership or car auction you choose, the dealership will always come out on top over the auction. Here are a few reasons why shopping at a used car dealership is always better than shopping at a car auction:

Greater Accessibility

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Top Insurance to Get for a Used Car


Shopping at used car dealerships is one of the best ways to save money while also getting a quality vehicle. One of the first things you’ll need to do after you buy your vehicle is to get the right insurance.

You’ll be responsible for liability and collision insurance, but there are many other kinds of insurance that you might want to consider. Here are a few top choices for insurance to buy for your used car:

Personal Injury Protection

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How to Ensure Car Seat Safety


At McCluskey Automotive, we strive to be much more than the premier used car dealership in the Cincinnati area. We want to be a full-service dealership, offering our customers the information and service they need to get a great car and stay safe behind the wheel.

When you have a family, a key component of driving safety is using the right car seat and installing it properly. To help our customers, we’ve put together some key information about how to ensure car seat safety:

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