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Improving Your Credit Scores As Quickly as Possible

If you’re ready to make a car purchase, we want you to make an informed financial decision based on all the facts. At Salazar Used Cars, we offer financing as well as assistance in helping you get the best deal for the lowest interest. Stop and speak to our trained staff at your earliest convenience.

One of the first things you should do prior to applying for a car loan is to get a copy of your credit report. If it needs corrections or improvements, it’s better to do them before rather than after applying. Make sure all…

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Long-Term Benefits of Favorable Auto Finance Terms

If you are like most people, the purchase of an automobile represents one of the most important investment you make. In fact, buying a car is likely second only to purchasing a home when it comes to how you invest your money.

You need to focus on identifying the best deal when it comes to auto finance terms. The stark reality is that by seeking out the most favorable auto finance terms you end up saving what can amount to a great deal of money over the life of a car loan.

As you shop around for the car you…

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Choosing the Right Car Seat for Your Child

If you have invested in a vehicle from our Salazar Used Cars lot then you should also take the time to invest in a new car seat for your child. This is an investment that will protect your child in the event of an accident and it will keep them safe and contained while you are driving.

If you have a newborn or an infant then you are in need of an infant carrier car seat. This seat should be used facing the back of the vehicle until your child is around 25 pounds. Double check the seat you are…
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Viscosity, Motor Oil Names and What it all Means


Regular oil changes are an essential part of maintaining a vehicle. You should always check your owner's manual to see what type of oil the vehicle manufacturer recommends. Not all oils are equal and the numbers and letters in the name tell you something about the viscosity of the oil.

What is viscosity? In a generic sense, it has to do with the thickness of the oil at various temperatures. The more precise definition is that it's the measurement of how much the oil resists flow. If an oil is 10W-40, the 10 represents the viscosity rating at…
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Brake Fluid: What it Does and Why You Should Care


​Brake fluid is an essential part of your vehicle's braking system. It is important to understand what it is and what it does. Fluid should be changed every one or two years after it starts to degrade.

Brake fluid is a hydraulic fluid that enables the various parts of your braking system to move and work properly. This fluid is tough and continues to operate under high pressure and temperatures. Over time it can become contaminated and will start to degrade just from normal use. It is important to have it changed when this happens so that your braking…
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Tailgating Essentials

Summer is starting to wind down. While this is a dreadful thought, there are some good things that come along with the cooler weather. One example is football and tailgating. Now that you have the perfect vehicle right off our lot here at Salazar Used Cars, it's time to park that vehicle in the perfect spot at the stadium and party with your friends and family.

Let's take a look at some of the essentials to have on hand when you tailgate:
  • Folding tables can be used to serve food and eat
  • Trash bags make for a quick…
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Looking for a used car? It's time to think about a hatchback

It's no secret that finding the perfect car can be tricky, which is why it's time to consider investing in a hatchback. A hatchback offers a unique style that can be incredibly rewarding and useful. Whether you're looking for something that will get you to work efficiently and quickly or you need something with plenty of cargo space, a hatchback has a lot to offer.

One of the biggest reasons to consider a hatchback is the unbeatable cargo space. You can easily store luggage, groceries, equipment, or even small furniture items you may need to transport...

 

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Complete Maintenance Work Before School Starts Up Again

There are things that you can do to keep your vehicle running well when you need it to get you to and from a certain place. Salazar Used Cars wants you to know all that you should do to keep your vehicle running well as school starts up again.

Before school starts again, you should check your owner's manual to see if there are maintenance services that must be completed on the vehicle. Follow the schedule in the manual and make sure that you are up to date on all that needs to be done. Before school starts up…
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SUVs are about Safety First

In a world where the safety of drivers and pedestrians alike becomes more and more necessary, it only makes sense that the next vehicle you are interested in buying is all about safety as well. If an SUV is what you are interested in, you will be happy to know that it is all about safety as well.

The larger cars have always had a reputation for being the safer car, and that statement continues to ring true to this day. SUVs on average weight at least 4,000 pounds, with newer models reaching beyond 5,000! Include the airbags…

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Why Buy a Crossover?

Have you ever wished they made vehicles that offer the performance, capabilities and space of an SUV with the comfort, ride and gas mileage of a car? They have, and they’re called crossovers. Crossovers are becoming very popular today with drivers of any age or gender. Stop at Salazar Used Cars and check out the new crossovers. If you have any questions, our sale staff is here to serve you.

There are several benefits to owning and driving a crossover.

• They offer the style and design of an SUV without the extra cost.
• They offer fuel efficiency often found…
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