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Benefits to Online Car Shopping

Have you thought about car shopping online? What has held you back? Here are some benefits!   You can research a LOT faster and a lot more from behind your computer screen than driving to each dealership and walking the lot! Compare prices, dealership deals, mileages and much more! Many times dealerships will offer a special Online price! You don' have to go out and visit dealerships at night after they close. We know many people do not want to deal with a salesman until they have to, so often times they will wait until the dealership is closed for [...]

When Was the Last Time You Cleaned That?!

In this time of extreme cleanliness, we are often wiping down everything around us. But there may be a few items you never even thought about cleaning! Take a look at the list below and see how many you may have forgotten about! Doorframes, these often get overlooked but just think of how many times they get touched! Remote controls, be sure to get all of them! Cleaning supplies, such as broom handles, mops, spray bottles. We clean with them, touching them, and probably never think to wipe down the outside of them! Your cellphone and/or house phone! This one [...]

2020-03-25T18:33:28+00:00March 20th, 2020|california, car shopping, safety|

Preparing Your Car for a Virus

We have all heard to wash our hands multiple times a day, use hand sanitizer, so on and so on, and you probably have been doing just that. But have you thought about your vehicle? We go out to the grocery store pick up some items, sanitize before and after then get into our cars and go home. Most of us don't think about needing to disinfect our vehicles just as we would our homes. Here are some tips to make this a streamlined process.     Keep yourself as clean as possible. Meaning, keep sanitizing before and after going [...]

2020-03-16T13:10:46+00:00March 11th, 2020|area knowledge, safety|

Tax Time is HERE!

According to the IRS in 2018, over 154 million people received a refund, that's a lot of people with a little extra cash in their pockets! Are you getting a refund? Will you be heading out to visit car dealerships with your refund? Let's take a look at how to make the most out of it!   The average return is nearly $3,000, that is a good amount that can be put towards a down payment! Do Your Homework. Decide what type of car you are looking for and how much you are able to afford. Don't just blow that extra [...]

What to Consider When You Are Buying a Truck

Are you in the market for a truck? Unsure what kind you really need? Here are some tips to help you narrow down the many options that are out there!   What will it be used for? Do you need to tow with it, if so how big are the things you are towing? These are very important questions because you will not want to spend more money on a large towing capacity truck if you never see yourself needing to tow anything! If you do need it for towing, be sure to think about the towing capacity you will [...]

Are You in the Market for an SUV?

Are you in the market for an SUV? Let's take a look at one of the many that Own A Car Fresno has on their lot! Confident and bold, our 2019 Chevrolet Traverse LT offered in amazing Silver Ice Metallic with 19,042 miles is ready for duty! Powered by an impressive 3.6 Liter V6 that delivers 310hp while connected to a smooth-shifting 9 Speed Automatic transmission for easy passing. Whether taking the kids to school, commuting to work, or towing that toy on the weekends, our Front Wheel Drive Traverse is at your service offering near 29mpg on the highway. [...]

Fall Leaves Road Trip

Road trips are common during Spring Break and Summertime, however, you and your eyes are missing out if you don't go on a road trip to scope out the beautiful sceneries of the Fall Season! Here are some areas to check out!       FALL FOLIAGE IN MAMMOTH LAKES AND JUNE LAKE - Aspens, craft beer, and pie usher in the season AUTUMN IN LAKE TAHOE AND HOPE VALLEY - Willows and aspens light up both sides of the high country lake AUTUMN IN YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK - See golden leaves mixed with flashes of pink in the iconic [...]

Comparison: 2016 Scion tC vs 2016 Honda Civic Touring Coupe

Let's take a look at a couple of Coupes we have here at Own a Car Fresno!           First up is our 2016 Scion tC Coupe shown off in Cosmic Gray Mica. With just over 23,000 miles, this Coupe is just getting ready! Powered by a 2.5 Liter 4 Cylinder offering 179hp with a 6 Speed Automatic transmission and achieves nearly 31mpg on the highway. Some interior features include a sunroof, cloth seating, touchscreen audio, and audio controls on the steering wheel. The outside shows off a sporty appearance with a rear window wiper, alloy wheels, [...]

Halloween Trunk-or-Treat!

Parking your vehicle in a parking lot, decorating it and handing out candy to the kiddos, in a safe environment, sounds like fun right? This style of trick or treating is becoming more and more popular due to the safety, fun, and creativity it brews up! Here are some tips, and ideas to help you make the best of it!   First off - pick a theme for your "trunk" - do you have a favorite movie? character? zombies?! The possibilities are endless. Make a list and weigh out your options and what you could decorate with Think outside the [...]

2019-10-28T14:16:57+00:00October 28th, 2019|safety|

The Disappearing Minivan

With SUVs and Crossover's gaining more and more popularity, Minivan sales have dropped off in the last few years. The main factor for this drop in sales is that people just love the versatility and look of the SUV. Let's say you are looking for a family vehicle, a few years back the family car was a minivan, but now, there are many options to choose from! Let's dive into some of those choices! SUV - With the option of Front Wheel Drive, All Wheel Drive or even Four Wheel Drive, these family movers are very versatile. They don't have [...]