Car Research Marshall TX

Buying a new or used car is a big decision, one that requires a lot of research. Make sure you know everything about the car you're interested in and learn a thing or two about other cars and car-related topics by reading the following articles.
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Car Dealers Marshall TX

The less information you give the car dealer salesperson or finance manager in Marshall, the more money you’ll save. Any information you give them helps them figure out how much to sell the car for and what interest rate they’ll finance you for. This helps them figure out how much profit they can earn from your deal. Here you will find car buying tips that will help you save money. Please scroll down for more information and access to the car dealerships in Marshall, TX listed below.

Car Deals Marshall TX

When a car isn’t selling in Marshall, manufacturers will offer incentives so they can clear out certain models. The incentives are usually in the form of a price reduction, rebates, cash back or a low interest rate. For the best deals, shop at the end of the month when dealers need to meet their sales quota.

Car Dealerships Marshall TX

What is the dealer invoice price of the vehicles you are considering? If you don’t know what the dealer in Marshall pays for the car, you won’t have a starting point for price negotiations. Once you know what the dealer pays, you can go from there.

Car Shopping Tips Marshall TX

How Much Car Do You Really Need? When researching the car you want to buy in Marshall, think about how much car you need and what you are going to use it for. If you don’t have kids or big dogs, you probably don’t need an SUV. If you plan on having kids or more kids in the near future, a small coupe might not have enough space to accommodate your family.

Car Leasing Companies Marshall TX

Uncommon leases for leasing a hybrid vehicle are all the rage right now. Drivers of the Hummer H2 and H3 are getting dirty looks from drivers of the Toyota Prius hybrid. Fuel efficiency is now in vogue, and size is out. Suddenly, it’s not cool to drive a huge SUV. Tarry Shebesta, president of Automobile Consumer Services, Inc. says that if you’re considering buying a hybrid, you should consider leasing it in Marshall.

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2009 Spyker C8 Laviolette LM85 Marshall TX

The C8 Laviolette LM85 differs itself from the standard C8 in that it sports a burnt almond orange paint scheme joined by gun metal gray accents and a black carbon fiber rear spoiler. On the inside, the car is upholstered in black leather and Alcantara with contrasting orange stitching.

Air-Powered Cars Marshall TX

The CAV will use compressed air to move the cylinders of the car’s engine the same way the explosion in a traditional gasoline engine does. Zero Pollution Motors, the company that makes the CAV, says it will be able to meet even the most strict future emissions standards because it emits no pollutants

Audi R8 5.2 FSI Quattro Marshall TX

Simply called the R8 5.2 FSI Quattro, Audi's latest creation is nothing short of a masterpiece. Audi's R8 was already a stunning piece and the styling team has merely reinforced this notion.

Auto Accessories Marshall TX

The HANS device has revolutionized motor racing safety. It works by restricting certain movements of the neck to prevent serious injury in the event of a racing accident. The devices have proven their worth countless times during competition use. It's no surprise then that when HANS Performance Products found out a competitor was producing a very similar product in Marshall, the company took legal action.

Auto Dealers Marshall TX

When people look at a car from the front in Marshall, they sometimes see a face, with the grill being the mouth and the headlights being the eyes. A new study suggests that people prefer cars that look angry and dominant to cars that look pleasant and nice.

Auto Dealerships Marshall TX

Negotiating a good deal on a car purchase is one of the hardest things to do for a buyer. Salespeople are confident and they negotiate deals every day. Buyers shop for a car every five years or so. Needless to say, buyers should practice their haggling skills before they walk into a dealership.

Auto Deals Marshall TX

As the credit crunch started to affect more consumers, the criteria for leasing a vehicle changed.  Currently, if you want to lease your next car, experts say you should have a prime credit score (700-720 and higher).

Auto Financing Services Marshall TX

Once you have determined what you can spend each month to own that new car and you've determined your credit rating, you can begin figuring out which vehicles fit your budget.

Auto Leasing Marshall TX

More and more auto financing companies and banks have cut back or stopped leasing autos. They’re not going anywhere near big trucks and SUVs. These lenders in Marshall just have taken too many losses from auto leases or they are just in too much economic and credit trouble, reports MSNBC.com and Business First of Columbus.

Auto Repair Shops Marshall TX

One way consumers in Marshall can save money on auto maintenance costs is by comparison shopping and calling several dealerships and independent shops, according to a new analysis in Consumer Reports' Annual Auto issue."

Auto Sales Marshall TX

Whether people will admit it or not, women and men go through different car buying experiences. Women still have yet to be accepted as educated, informed car buyers.

Auto Theft-Prevention Devices Marshall TX

Stopping car thieves in Marshall is a job most people assume will be done by the police or city and town officials, but increased patrols and better lit streets can only do so much.

Auto Warranties Marshall TX

If you bought a car in Marshall recently and found out that the dealership has gone bankrupt and closed, don't worry. Your extended warranty you purchased will still be honored, says the Service Contract Industry Council."

Automotive Advisor Marshall TX

Not everyone in Marshall is comfortable going to a dealer and negotiating the price on a car. If you're a first-time car buyer, terrible at negotiating, get anxiety about the whole process, or just super busy, hiring a personal car shopper may be a great idea for you, and in the end, it can save you anywhere from hundreds to thousands of dollars on your next car purchase.

Bugatti Veyron Marshall TX

The Bugatti Veyron is one of the coolest cars made in Marshall. It’s great looking, incredibly fast and commands instant respect from anyone who knows squat about automobiles. Everybody seems to agree that the Veyron is an amazing car just the way it is, except for Bugatti. Jalopnik reports that for some reason, Bugatti felt the car needed a new special edition model to spice things up.

Car Auctions Marshall TX

Most car shoppers in Marshall dread going to a car dealership, encountering some less-than-honest salespeople, then being thrown in the "box" (the sales manager's office) to be sold additional warranties and paint protection services that may not be necessary but add big profit to the dealership.

Car Buyers Marshall TX

My husband (co-signer) and our 20-year old daughter (first time buyer) went last night and found a used vehicle at a dealer. The "deal" was worked on, the salesman in and out, finance/credit applications were signed.

Car Buying Advice Marshall TX

Most car shoppers make some basic mistakes when they are at the dealership and as a result, it costs them money. Bankrate.com has listed six common mistakes so you don’t make them when you go to get your new vehicle.

Car Buying Tips Marshall TX

Good Housekeeping magazine has a story on their Web site about how to haggle. Not only does it address consumers' fears about the process, but it actually tells you what to say. And it tells you what the salesperson at the dealership will probably say back to you throughout the conversation.

Car Dealers Marshall TX

The less information you give the car dealer salesperson or finance manager in Marshall, the more money you’ll save. Any information you give them helps them figure out how much to sell the car for and what interest rate they’ll finance you for. This helps them figure out how much profit they can earn from your deal. Here you will find car buying tips that will help you save money. Please scroll down for more information and access to the car dealerships in Marshall, TX listed below.

Car Dealerships Marshall TX

What is the dealer invoice price of the vehicles you are considering? If you don’t know what the dealer in Marshall pays for the car, you won’t have a starting point for price negotiations. Once you know what the dealer pays, you can go from there.

Car Deals Marshall TX

When a car isn’t selling in Marshall, manufacturers will offer incentives so they can clear out certain models. The incentives are usually in the form of a price reduction, rebates, cash back or a low interest rate. For the best deals, shop at the end of the month when dealers need to meet their sales quota.

Car Financial Services Marshall TX

When budgeting for a new or used car in Marshall, don't forget to estimate total ownership costs. Remember that your monthly expenses will increase not only by the amount of your monthly loan payment, but also by the cost of insuring, fueling and maintaining the vehicle, as well as any local and state property taxes.

Car Fuel Saving Devices Marshall TX

Never heard of hypermilers in Marshall? Neither have I until recently, as high gas prices have brought more attention to these drivers who know how to get unbelievable miles per gallon from their vehicles.

Car Leasing Marshall TX

Leasing may be a good option for you if you are short on cash and want want lower monthly payments. Just remember you won’t own the car at the end of the lease and violating terms of a lease can be costly.

Car Leasing Companies Marshall TX

Uncommon leases for leasing a hybrid vehicle are all the rage right now. Drivers of the Hummer H2 and H3 are getting dirty looks from drivers of the Toyota Prius hybrid. Fuel efficiency is now in vogue, and size is out. Suddenly, it’s not cool to drive a huge SUV. Tarry Shebesta, president of Automobile Consumer Services, Inc. says that if you’re considering buying a hybrid, you should consider leasing it in Marshall.

Car Purchasing Tips Marshall TX

Chances are, the way you went about buying your last car will be totally different than the way you will buy your next vehicle. The days of easy credit and no down payment are over. But if you have good credit and a substantial down payment, you can really score a fantastic deal on a car right now.

Car Repair Shops Marshall TX

Mini and microcars are good choices for urban driving in Marshall because their small size makes them easy to maneuver through crowded streets and park in tiny spaces. Small cars are also appealing because of their low price. That low initial cost might be deceiving though, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safet y recently tested seven mini and microcars in low speed tests and found them lacking.

Car Shopping Tips Marshall TX

How Much Car Do You Really Need? When researching the car you want to buy in Marshall, think about how much car you need and what you are going to use it for. If you don’t have kids or big dogs, you probably don’t need an SUV. If you plan on having kids or more kids in the near future, a small coupe might not have enough space to accommodate your family.

Car Warranties Marshall TX

CNBC has a consumer alert/buyer beware story about extended auto warranties on its site, informing consumers that these warranties may be a rip-off and may not cover what they say they will cover. NBC News investigated US Fidelis, a company that offers third-party extended car warranties, and found that this company is misleading its customers, leading them to believe US Fidelis is associated with the manufacturer.

Cars for Sale Marshall TX

Although it's a good idea to bring a friend or family member shopping with you—someone else to watch the deal, question the terms, and help keep your emotions in check—this opens additional avenues for nefarious dealerships to use the wingman against the buyer.

Citroen Dealers Marshall TX

The concept has generated so much interest that Citroen is thinking about bringing the GT to market. It would compete with the likes of the Bugatti Veyron and Koenigsegg CCX in the million dollar plus segment.

Classic Cars Marshall TX

Sport tuner Prodrive is now opening up listings for its retired rally cars in Marshall, according to a recent Autoweek article. Instead of sending its trusty dirt-blazing supercars to Subaru heaven, it may get you behind the wheel of one these babies.

Damaged Car Registry Marshall TX

State motor vehicle departments can charge consumers to access the data, but advocates say the fees should be as little as 50 cents a car. The problem was that title laws aren't the same in every state.

Electric Car Dealers Marshall TX

The petite car is said to be able to go as many as 110 miles on a full charge and is slated to cost less than $25,000. Drivers simply plug it back in at night to recharge the battery.

Focus RS Marshall TX

Under the hood, the RC2 will get a 15-horsepower boost over the stock 143-hp rating, thanks to the dual-tipped exhaust and cold-air intake. All those race car looks and less power than a Volkswagen GTI stock.

Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor Marshall TX

The most common police cruiser, the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, gets about 14 miles per gallon. Municipalities are counting every penny now amid the economic crisis, and a lot of police departments are switching to four-cylinder cars that get mileage in the 30 mpg and above range.

Four-Cylinder Engine Cars Marshall TX

Fads don’t last. But have drivers already retreated to their gas guzzlers and abandoned the thought of buying a small, fuel-efficient, four-cylinder car in Marshall?

Fuel Efficiency Cars Marshall TX

Aggressive driving (speeding, rapid acceleration and braking) wastes gas. It can lower gas mileage by 33 percent at highway speeds and by 5 percent around town. Fuel Economy Benefit: 5-33 percent.

Fuel Efficient Cars Marshall TX

Edmunds.com has recently released it's list of the most fuel efficient cars in Marshall for 2007. As usual the Japanese top most of the list with a long running trend of providing very efficient cars in almost every category.

Fuel-Saving Tips Marshall TX

Here are some simple fuel-saving tips you can count on. Drive slower, smoothly and as seldom as possible. Rolling down a vehicle's windows creates extra drag, making the engine work harder.

General Motors Auctions Marshall TX

GM is doing something it hasn't done in a long time. It is going through its Heritage Center, which is a humongous warehouse/garage filled with more than 1,000 of GM's best cars in Marshall from the last century, and selling a bunch of old classics on the auction block.

GM Cars Marshall TX

The problem with selling Saturn is that almost all of its vehicles are based on other cars sold by GM. Any sale would either have to include provisions allowing the new owner to continue a vehicle sharing relationship with GM or leave the new owner with no vehicles to sell in Marshall.

GM Dealers Marshall TX

General Motors is one of the first American car companies to dabble with direct injection technology. Their 260-hp Ecotec 2.0-liter turbo that powers the Soltice GXP and Cobalt SS is a great engine and proved that the General knew how to get DI technology right the first time around.

GM Electric Cars Marshall TX

Consider the Chevy Volt in Marshall. In the first part a CNN Money article on Tuesday, the Web site openly criticized the philosophy behind General Motor's cavalier reliance on the highly touted electric car, which will sport a nearly $40,000 price tag.

GM Hybrid SUVs Marshall TX

Long Time Coming- GM finally announces Hybrid SUV's for 2008 By Renato Menezes Wednesday, Oct 24 2007 18:14 After much waiting GM finally steps up to the environmental plate. The General Motors company recently announced that two of it's best selling full-size SUV's, the Chevy Tahoe and it's sibling the GMC Yukon, will be available with hybrid power-trains for 2008. GM estimates that the new SUV's will get 21 mpg city and 22 mpg highway.

GMC Dealers Marshall TX

General Motors could use some good news right now. The company is facing the most dire time in its history and is on the verge of extinction. While some say it's not that bad, others say that it that bad.

Golf Carts Marshall TX

In the new era of $4-a-gallon gas, more people are using alternative forms of transportation, like carpooling, public transportation and bicycles. Add to that list golf carts in Marshall.

Hennessey HPE600 Marshall TX

Hennessey Performance Engineering is at it again. The company has been in the spotlight as of late with the string of lawsuits that have emerged over undelivered and unfinished Dodge Vipers. According to some people, giving your money to Hennessey is like throwing it away in Marshall.

Hybrid Cars Marshall TX

For those of us who aren't associated with major league baseball, by using this new technology of plug-in hybrid vehicles in Marshall, juicing up can be a good thing.

Iacocca Silver 45th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang Marshall TX

Built to honor automotive legend Lee Iacocca and the 45th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, the Iacocca Silver 45th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang will come decked out in Ford Racing parts, including an optional supercharger.

Knowing about Dealer Tricks Marshall TX

We've written stories before about the common ways consumers in Marshall can be tricked at the dealership. Car and Driver has a story on its site about other ways car shoppers can get ripped off during their next car purchase. We've heard of most of the tricks on Car and Driver's list. But there were two that we've never heard of before and found very interesting.

Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Spyder Marshall TX

The Gallardo LP560-4 Spyder in Marshall is basically the highest specification of the Gallardo, only with the top chopped off. The car debuted at this year's L.A. Auto Show and to say it got a warm reception would be an understatement.

Light-Weight Cars Marshall TX

With the lighter body and frame, Audi in Marshall has managed to cut 8 seconds off of the S5’s lap time on the Nürburgring. That’s impressive, but what’s even more so is that the lighter car had Audi’s 230-hp four-cylinder engine while the factory S5 it beat comes with a 345-hp V8.

Luxury Cars Marshall TX

While in high-performance Sport mode, the Karma can run 0-60mph in 5.8 seconds and keep going to a top speed of 125mph. When run in its economical Stealth mode, the electric-only range is 50 miles, which is more than most people drive in a day.

Maserati Dealers Marshall TX

Maserati. Now there's a brand with prestige. When you utter the name Maserati, you're recalling a glorious past with many famous drivers going on to claim countless victories on the world's race circuits. To drive a Maserati was to drive a legend. When the company was restructured in the turn of the century, the Quattroporte was one of its greatest successes.

Mastretta MXT Marshall TX

The Mastretta MXT is a fine first effort, with funky styling and a respectable powertrain. With prices reportedly starting from about $60,000, this isn't that bad of a deal either. Who knows, maybe years from now Mastretta could put Mexico on the supercar map.

McLaren Cars Marshall TX

McLaren is a name that will always be synonymous with the pinnacle of high performance technology. Creators of the mighty and legendary McLaren F1 supercar of the late 90's, the company has also been heavily involved in Formula-1 racing for years.

Motorcycle Dealers Marshall TX

In addition to teaching safe riding techniques, that means keeping car and truck drivers educated on their responsibility for the safety of motorcyclists in Marshall. The MSF launched www.forcardrivers.com in 2007 with tons of information to help car drivers safely share the road with bikers.

New Car Incentives Marshall TX

There are two basic categories of incentives available: low-interest loans and rebates. If you've got poor credit, you probably won't qualify for low interest loans in Marshall.

Plug-In Hybrid Cars Marshall TX

Chinese auto manufacturer BYD Auto in Marshall has announced plans that it will show a production version of the company's first plug-in electric hybrid, called the F3DM.

Police Cars Marshall TX

This is the Carbon Motors E7, and it's the first of its kind. The E7 is the world's first purpose-built police car. Unlike older police vehicles, which are actually just civilian sedans re-purposed for cop duty, the Carbon Motors E7 was designed from the ground up as a law enforcement tool in Marshall.

Popular Cars Marshall TX

Everyone knows that when you want imitations of designer purses or sunglasses, you head to China Town. Now you can turn to the Chinese for knockoff products that won't fit in the trunk of a car.

Racing Schools Marshall TX

Do you really love your father in Marshall? Then don’t bother with a tie or monogrammed cufflinks or whatever the Sharper Image has on sale. Get him something that’s actually fun, like Racing School (Hint: you get to go too). The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving is offering a Father’s Day course designed for sons and daughters who really want to earn that “world’s best” hat and t-shirt combo.

Saleen Cars Marshall TX

All the SMS 570 Challengers will come with the "Red Butterfly Induction" hood along with an upgraded suspension package. Drivetrain components are beefed up, and the exterior, wheels and interior get their own special touches.

Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gas Marshall TX

Nitrogen, as an element, is a colorless, odorless, tasteless and mostly inert diatomic gas at standard conditions, constituting 78% by volume of Earth's atmosphere, according to Wikipedia. Shell is now using nitrogen in its fuel to clean gunk found in gasoline.

Sports Car For Sale Marshall TX

You already know that the Dodge Viper, Pontiac G8, Pontiac Solstice, Cadillac XLR and Honda S2000 are not long for this world. Here's a rundown of some more cowboy cars that will saddle up for the last time soon.

Tata Nano Marshall TX

They state that by keeping suppliers close, the cost can stay down. Tata keeps backing up the fact that it has created jobs in the region and countless opportunities for the surrounding community in Marshall.

Tata Nano Car Marshall TX

The Tata Nano, which is the world’s least expensive car at just $2,000, launched earlier this month in India. The response has been immense. Indian newspapers are claiming that as many as one million orders for the tiny car have poured in, according to Edmunds Inside Line.

Tesla Dealers Marshall TX

The Tesla Roadster promised us the future. A fully-electric sports car capable of giving you all the thrills of motoring with none of the environmental drawbacks.

Tesla Dealerships Marshall TX

While most attempts at making a mass-produced electric car have failed, Tesla Motors has been able to hang on, even though they've had their own share of bad luck and problems. The company's first model, the Tesla Roadster, has been warmly received, but initial problems with the car's transmission system delayed delivery and really tested their customers' patience.

Tesla Electric Luxury Sedan Marshall TX

The excitement within the company is palpable. The company has clearly taken production of all-electric vehicles to the next level, and the Model S assembly plant will dramatically accelerate our growth.

Tesla Roadsters Marshall TX

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Used Cars Marshall TX

Sales are down on the vehicles listed below and if you can accept the price it will cost you to fill the tank, there's a good chance you can get a great deal on one.

Used Geo Metro Marshall TX

Why are cars like the Geo Metro, Hyundai Excel and Ford Festiva making a comeback? One theory is that people who want a super-fuel-efficient car and don't want to spend 20 grand on a Toyota Prius are resorting to the cheapest, most gas-friendly vehicles on the used car market in Marshall.

Winter Tires Marshall TX

A unique new, lightweight tire accessory designed to help provide safer driving conditions in winter weather coupled with easy installation compared to snow chains is being announced today by Navimetrix. Named Snobootz, this revolutionary patent-pending winter traction device in Marshall for passenger cars and light trucks consists of a durable fabric boot which wraps around the tire.