What happens if you drive with a flat tire?
A flat tire can completely ruin your day. Not only will you not be able to get where you need to go on time, you’ll likely end up paying for an expensive new tire, and if you don’t know how to change your tire, you’ll need to call a tow truck. If you don’t react to a flat tire the right way, it could make your already bad day worse. Read the rest of this entry »
Free Labor Day Weekend 2017 Events in Austin TX
Labor Day is a great marker for the end of summer, and also one of the last three-day weekends of the year. If you are looking for something fun and interesting to do on a budget, some of these free Labor Day weekend 2017 events in Austin TX might be right up your alley. From museums to movie showings, there are plenty of strange and wonderful things to do in our city for Labor Day. Read the rest of this entry »
Here at Third Coast Autos we know that many nasty credit situations can happen to people through no fault of their own. Whether that means a divorce, unexpected medical debt, or the serious impact of a bankruptcy on credit scores, it can be hard when you have no credit or poor credit to find an important thing like an auto loan. It also takes students and adults a long time to build up a good credit history. Fortunately, if you are looking for poor credit or no credit auto financing in Austin TX, one of our four dealership locations may be right for you. Read the rest of this entry »
Drivers who have struggled to get credit approval in the past may be wary about applying for credit. Fortunately, here at Third Coast Auto Group, we make applying for a car loan, and getting that loan even if you have a bad credit situation, straightforward. If you are interested in getting financing for one of our quality used vehicles at one of our four locations around Austin TX, we can help. One of the first steps is filling out our easy online pre-approval form. But is it safe to do a credit application on the Third Coast Auto Group website? Absolutely! Keep reading to learn about a few of the ways we keep you safe when you apply for an auto loan at Third Coast Auto Group. Read the rest of this entry »
A car is probably one of the most important purchases we will ever make. Whether you are buying or leasing a vehicle, it’s important to keep it in great condition so that it can do its job: namely getting drivers, passengers and cargo safety from place to place. If you are wondering “When should I wash my car?” or about other details of car cleaning, this post may clear up some of your questions. Read the rest of this entry »
Here at the Third Coast Auto Group we have plenty of great vehicles available with accessible financing, but today, in honor of Ford’s 100th anniversary of truck history, we are turning our attention to some of the great trucks in our inventory. While Ford was not the first automaker in the world, he pioneered the system of factory construction that made cars practical and affordable for much of the population. The original Model TT truck (released in 1917) was designed to manage heavier loads for hard work and deliveries. From that first truck, a legacy was born. Today, the Ford F-Series has been America’s best-selling truck for 40 straight years. No wonder we have such a nice selection of them in our used truck inventory here in Austin TX! Check out what people are saying on social media to celebrate 100 years of Ford truck history below. Read the rest of this entry »
While here in Austin TX we aren’t going to be in the heart of the Great Total Solar Eclipse of 2017, we are still excited. This solar event on Monday, August 21, is going to go through more of the continental United States than it has since 1918! Areas across the country are going to be mobilizing to handle tons of people traveling to get the longest experience of that total eclipse. In this post we are going to answer “Will I be able to see the solar eclipse in Austin TX”? and a few tips and tricks about viewing the eclipse. Read the rest of this entry »
When you are looking for a car, there are a lot of factors to consider. Do you want a new or a used car? Are there some brands that are more dependable than other ones? If you have decided, or are thinking about a new car, then one thing to consider whether you want to buy or lease a vehicle. In this post we are going to go over some pros and cons of leasing vs buying a car. Read the rest of this entry »
Should you buy a new or used car?
When it comes to buying a new or new-to-you vehicle, there are plenty of options, ranging from brand new models to extremely cheap road-side deals, and everything in between. The choices can be dizzying, but if you have been asking “Should you buy a new or used car?” we are going to lay out some aspects to consider. Read the rest of this entry »
The auto making industry in the United States creates thousands of jobs, and is great for the economy. Brands like Ford, General Motors, Ram and Jeep have made a huge impact in our lives and consciousnesses. But with this age of massive globalization, did you know that the vehicles that you think are the most American-made may be less local than you expected? In this blog post, we are going to answer “Are American-brand cars actually made in America?” Read the rest of this entry »