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The Key to Achieving a Good Credit Score

Having a good credit score can make the car-buying process easier and more affordable. We want you to make an informed purchasing decision, so here's some information on how to achieve and maintain a good credit score.

Your credit score tells lenders how reliable you are. One of the biggest factors that can affect your score is how you make your payments. If you're reported as late by a loan provider or credit card company, you may experience a drop of up to 100 points. If that happens, you need to make up the payments as soon as…

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Potential Disadvantages of Tonneau Covers

Even the best inventions are going to have some disadvantages. This is the case when it comes to tonneau covers for your truck bed. Fortunately, the type of disadvantage depends on the type of tonneau you have. Knowing the disadvantages of each type is going to help you make the right choices.

If you buy a canvas bed cover, then you will not be able to lock the cover. However, they are easy to remove and store. Then there are the roll up and fold up types which have the advantage of being able to lock. 

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To Refinance or to Trade In?

Navigating the complicated world of auto financing can often be confusing. Consumers wanting to lower their monthly car payments can choose to refinance the loan in an effort to save on the interest charges. This is often a good choice if your credit has improved or rates have lowered overall. Alternatively, you can choose to trade in your existing vehicle. With the right rate, this could lower your monthly bill while getting you into a better car. 

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Considerations When Buying a Vehicle for a Teenager

Choosing a vehicle that will get your teenager where they need to go while keeping them safe is important. At Bueno Used Cars, we can help you understand the features that will reduce the chance of an accident.

Checking the safety ratings of a vehicle is important. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration holds cars to certain standards, and you'll be able to see how a certain vehicle stacks up next to others. A new driver's vehicle should also have Electronic Stability Control to assist them in difficult driving situations, such as corners or slippery roads. 

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How to Handle the Trailer When You Are Backing Up

One of the things that you have to be comfortable with that is related to towing is turning in reverse. This is an important thing that you may have to know about before you can tow a trailer or anything that is large and heavy.

When towing something in reverse, the trailer is going to go in the opposite direction of your vehicle. Therefore, if you want to go right with your trailer, then you are going to have to turn your wheel to the left. 

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Prime Tailgating Tips

Tailgating with your truck is a great way to get to know people at events. We at Bueno Used Cars have some tips so you'll stand out and make a statement for your team! Organize and prep prior to the day of the game, so you are well prepared.

Tailgating after the game is a great way to talk about what happened and avoid traffic. You can make a whole day of it with brunch and dinner. This is a great way to meet people, have guests that can only make the party at a certain time, and avoid…

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Back to School Carpool Tips for Keeping the Kids Safe

It's time for school to start back up, and you know what that means - it's also time for carpools! Keep these simple carpooling tips in mind to ensure all the kids are safe this school season.

The children are going to be focused on a million things as you roll up to their school. Just because they were told at home who is picking them up may be long forgotten. Get into the habit every morning to remind the kids as to exactly what to expect after school. 

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Why Buy A Crossover?

Just think about all of the items that you carry around in your vehicle each week. You have your items that you take to and from work. Your kids have their backpacks and sporting equipment. Groceries get purchased each week, and don't forget all of the other errands that you need to run over the course of the week. A crossover vehicle is a great option to consider if you are in the market for something new. 

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Are Regular Alignments Important for Your Vehicle?

Although tires are not as expensive as some automotive parts, the cost can add up. You deserve to make them last as long as possible. One way to ensure you can get a full life out of them is getting a wheel alignment. Regular alignments are important for several reasons, including:

  • You’ll get better gas mileage
  • Your tires will last longer
  • Your vehicle will handle better on the road

Here are signs your vehicle needs an alignment: 

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Motor Oil Myths: What To Keep An Eye Out For

In the automotive space, you may notice a lot of misinformation passed off as fact. Many myths surround motor oil and how often it needs to be changed. To help you avoid making costly mistakes, we have compiled some information regarding motor oil myths below.

You do not need an oil change every five thousand miles. Well, you might, but it isn't a hard and fast rule for all vehicles. The interval in which you need to get an oil change is contingent on your vehicle's make and model, the climate in which you drive, and how you…

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