How to Choose Your Teen's First Car!

When thinking about buying your teen their first vehicle, it is important to make sure that you have a budget and a good idea of what type of vehicle to purchase your teen. The team at Bueno Used Cars can help you come up with a good budget as well as an idea about the type of vehicle your teenager needs.

When considering a budget for your teenager's vehicle, it is important to consider all of the costs of the vehicle. Also, will your teen purchase a vehicle outright, lease a vehicle, or apply for financing? Many teenagers may…

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Keep Your Car Shiny With These Tips

If you're trying to get your car shiny while detailing the exterior or even the inside, there are some easy tips to keep in mind. Try to dry any glass that you clean in different directions in order to get rid of some of the streaks that you might see while traveling in Phoenix. A microfiber towel is beneficial to have on hand to remove any loose dirt along with being gentle on glass.

While you're cleaning the exterior, you want to frequently rinse your sponge or cloth to prevent streaks of dirt from adhering to the paint…

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What is Apple CarPlay?

Apple phones are so technologically advanced that there’s very little they can’t do. This is why so many drivers hate leaving home without their Apple phones. When you have Apple CarPlay, no need to worry about leaving your phone at home. Connecting your smart phone to your compatible vehicle is relatively simple. You can connect it through your vehicle’s wireless internet or by using a USB port.

Once the program is downloaded, all your phone’s apps will instantly show up on your vehicle’s display screen. It’s voice activated so you can safely use your…

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How to Drive in the Rain

One of the challenges of driving in the rain is reduced visibility. The roads may be slick, and it can be difficult to control your car. You should be extra cautious when driving in the rain and allow yourself extra time to get to your destination.

It is important to slow down when driving in the rain. The roads may be slick, and it can be difficult to control your car. It would help to turn on your headlights when driving in the rain. This will help you see and be seen by other drivers. Use your windshield wipers when…

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Auto Finance Terminology

APR - Short for annual percentage rate, it refers to the total cost of a loan that needs to be repaid, and it always includes both interest and any additional fees if necessary.

Co-Signer - Another person who is required to pay back a loan similarly to how the borrower is required to pay for it. A co-signer can either be a family member or even an acquaintance. It is worth mentioning that a lender should never require a spouse to take the role of a co-signer unless they agree to help with applying for the loan.

 

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Test Driving Tips to Help You Find the Right Car

Test driving a car allows you to see how the vehicle you want performs. You can learn first-hand how the brakes, steering, suspension, drivetrain, and other systems operate. You can also detect any problems with any of these systems. At Bueno Used Cars, we want to give you the best possible experience while test-driving one of our vehicles. Here are a couple of things to look for during your test drive.

Test drive all the vehicles you are considering buying on the same day to make it easier to compare them.

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Android Auto Overview

Android Auto allows drivers to connect their Android smartphone to the infotainment screen on the dashboard inside of their vehicle to use different features. You can see an overview of all of your Android apps in one place to play music, make phone calls, or send text messages while spending time in the vehicle. The feature also makes it easy to get directions to your destination with the navigation feature, as well as use Google Assistant with different commands that are performed.

Android Auto is one of the most common features that now come standard in many

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What LATCH Evaluations Mean and Why They're Worth Paying Attention To

Performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), LATCH evaluations assess the accessibility and overall usability of the lower anchors and tethers for children that all modern vehicles include. Shopping for a car in Phoenix can be especially challenging when you have young children to accommodate and protect. These assessments aim to make it easier. At Bueno Used Cars, we want to help locals understand what LATCH evaluations mean and why they're worth paying attention to.

No More Struggles With Car Seat Installation

 

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A Brief look at Road Trip Safety

Driving can be a lot of fun, but it can also be stressful and dangerous. Road trips are even more so, especially when driving with your kids.

When you're planning your next trip, consider these safety tips:

• Plan ahead. Make sure you have enough food and water for everyone, along with any other supplies that might be needed. Pack lightly and make sure everything is easy to access during an emergency.

• Keep your eyes on the road! Driving can be tiring, especially if you're traveling long distances or unfamiliar territory. Make sure everyone gets enough sleep before starting…

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Things to Do to Avoid Hydroplaning

Hydroplaning may give young drivers a momentary thrill, but it’s also something that can be very dangerous. Hydroplaning occurs when the tires are on top of water rather than on the road.

  • Reduce Speed – If you’re on wet roads or see standing water, slow down and avoid using cruise control.
  • Avoid Puddles – Try to avoid driving through puddles or standing water.
  • Turn Correctly – If your car starts to slide, turn the steering wheel in the opposite direction of where it’s sliding.
  • Tire Maintenance – Inspect your tires regularly to make sure they have good thread and air pressure…
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