Buying a Used Car Checklist

December 2nd, 2021 by
Used Car Buying Checklist

Not sure what to look for when buying a used car? Our checklist will help guide you through the process with ease. While some Mesa drivers are hesitant to buy used, the right research can help you get a steal of a deal on that next sedan, SUV, or truck that you’ve been eyeing. Take…

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5 Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Car

December 1st, 2021 by
5 Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Car

If you’ve decided that a pre-owned vehicle is a good fit for your Mesa lifestyle, it’s important that you understand that not all used options are created equal. One pre-owned vehicle might be a smarter choice than the other, so it’s important that you know what questions to ask when buying a used car. Fortunately,…

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What to Look for in a Vehicle History Report

February 21st, 2019 by
What to Look for in a Vehicle History Report

If you’ve been on the hunt for a used vehicle that you can depend on, you know how easy it is to end up in the wrong car! Although there are many benefits to buying used, those who fail to do their research can wind up behind the wheel of a real junker. Knowing what…

Used Kia Benefits

January 25th, 2019 by
Kia Sorento in the desert

Kia Motors is backed by prestigious accolades* like “Highest Ranked Mass Market Brand In Initial Quality” four years in a row by J.D. Power and “10 Most Awarded Brands of 2017” by KBB. Whether you choose the Kia Optima, Kia Soul, or Kia Sportage, you can’t go wrong! Best of all? Cactus Jack's Auto’s finance center can…

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What Are the Top 5 Reasons to Buy a Used Car?

December 1st, 2018 by
Line of used cars

You already know buying used is a smart option, but what kinds of benefits do you stand to gain? Cactus Jack's Auto near Mesa can answer your questions! Below, you’ll find our top five reasons to buy a used car. If you’re convinced buying used is right for you, check out our impressive pre-owned inventory! What is…

Should I Buy a Used Luxury Car?

November 7th, 2018 by
Woman with her new car

Should you buy a used luxury car instead of a new or used mainstream car? That depends on your driving habits and budget. Either way, Cactus Jack's Auto offers a wide selection of used cars, as well as helpful financing solutions for Mesa and Surprise shoppers. Learn more about the benefits and potential drawbacks to buying a…

Ford Explorer vs. Chevy Traverse

October 25th, 2018 by

The Ford Explorer and Chevy Traverse are both capable 3-row SUVs with performance features like available AWD and V8 power. They fit into different budgets and satisfy different needs, though, and used Chevy benefits are different than used Ford benefits. That’s why it’s worth taking the time to compare the Explorer and Traverse before you…

Questions to Ask About the History of a Used Car

April 18th, 2014 by
Questions to Ask About the History of a Used Car

When you’ve found one or more vehicles you’re interested in—whether being sold by a dealership or private party—you can begin sizing up their condition and history by asking some critically important questions. Any strange or far-fetched answers should put you on guard. What is the history of the vehicle? Before asking for the CARFAX, let the seller…

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Improving the MPG’s in Your Used Car

March 21st, 2014 by
Improving the MPG’s in Your Used Car

Since the 1990’s, vehicles began weighing more due to the addition of airbags, computers, and plastics, and we all know your MPG decrease with added weight. Therefore, a used vehicle may provide you a better option when trying to improve your MPGs. An aerodynamic, lightweight, efficiently operating car will get the best gas mileage. If…

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Why Buying a Used Car as a Young Professional is a Good Idea

December 20th, 2013 by
Why Buying a Used Car as a Young Professional is a Good Idea

If you’re just entering the workplace, used vehicles are the way to go. Young professionals often aren’t in a position to buy new, but that doesn’t necessarily put you at a disadvantage. Below you’ll find helpful information from Cactus Jack’s Auto, home of instant approval used car loans. Even if you’re buying a car with…

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