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What to expect when you need a new car but have bad credit

What to expect when you need a new car but have bad credit (or aren’t sure what your credit score is)

Think it’s impossible to get a car loan with bad credit? It’s certainly not impossible when you know what to expect and how to prepare for your trip to the dealership.

You just broke down on I-75. You know it’s time for a new car but you’ve had some…

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Should You Buy a Used Car on Christmas Eve? The Answer is “YES!” and Here’s Why

End-of-Year discounts and dealers' holiday schedules make the holiday season a wonderful time for deals. Luckily for you, you still have time!

The website iSeeCars.com stated that Christmas Eve is one of the best days to buy a used car. They analyzed over 48 million used car sales from 2013 to 2016, and compared months, days, and holidays to see when consumers were more likely to get the best deal. iSeeCars.com defined a…

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What’s F&I and why do I need to know what it is?

 


When you purchase or lease a car at a dealership, the last step in the process will be visiting “F&I”. By this point, most people are ready to hop in their new car and go show it off. However, before you can ride off into the sunset, you’ll have to take care of the purchase paperwork. That’s what happens at F&I (which is an acronym for Finance and Insurance).

Because making a major purchase like a vehicle often requires arranging financing and always requires legal documents to…

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Consumer Reports Picks Best Reliable Used Cars -- Get Them Here!

ConsumerReports.com has long been viewed as a trusted resource for consumers. According to their website, “Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace.” What that means for you is that the information they publish has authenticity.

 

ConsumerReports.com recently released a report stating which used cars represent good value and reliability for consumers. Among the brands that they chose, we have several on our lot! Take a look at the list below to…

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Car Financing 101

Buying a car can be intimidating. At SVG, we know that. That’s part of the reason we offer every customer our Superior Value Guarantee, which gives you benefits not available at other dealerships such as 3 years of free oil changes, one year of paintless dent removal, and a 3-day return policy. In addition to providing you with these extended benefits, SVG’s goal is to provide the best value in 50 miles! We don’t stop there, though. Ultimately, we know you’re only going to buy cars from us if you feel comfortable through every part of…

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Car-Buying Terms You Need to Know

SVG Motors has a goal. We want our customers to feel comfortable buying a vehicle that they love at a price that fits comfortably in their budget. Our sales team is dedicated to working with each customer to meet that goal and to make it fun in the process. Part of achieving that goal comes through transparency and education so that you can walk into our dealership feeling confident. With this in mind, this blog post will teach you some of the common terms and language you…

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Chevy to bring horsepower to SEMA Show

Chevy to pack some muscle at 2018 SEMA

Photo credit: Chevrolet

Every year at the end of October, SEMA attracts a huge crowd of automotive enthusiasts and vehicle accessory manufacturers to Las Vegas. What is SEMA? The SEMA website defines their show as such, "The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world." In reality, for auto enthusiasts, it's a festival showing off drool-worthy automotive performance enhancement goods.

As always, GM will be on hand at the Las Vegas convention center for SEMA 2018 with their usual grand display of parts and accessories from…
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SVG Motors employees dish on their favorite rides under $50K

Everyone has their own “fantasy” car. For some, it might be a Lamborghini. For others, it might be a Tesla Roadster. Since none of us at SVG has hit the lottery, we asked some car-enthusiast employees what their favorite realistic rides are. The questions were simple:


1.)   Pick your favorite car that costs $50K or less;
2.)   Tell us what features make this car your favorite choice.


 

Jonah Reynolds, Digital Programs Manager

 

“The Toyota Tacoma…

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Signs it's time for an oil change!

Let's face it. We all have busy lives. Unfortunately, that means that it's fairly easy to forget to schedule important maintenance on our vehicles. Here is a list of some clues indicating you might have gone too long since your last oil change.

Noisier than normal

If your engine sounds slightly louder than it used to, it could be lacking oil. While exhaust issues are the biggest contributing factor to cars becoming louder, an engine that isn’t well lubricated can get…

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