Where can you buy a car if you have bad credit?

By Product Expert | Posted in Finance on Monday, March 4th, 2019 at 1:31 PM
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Apply for Financing Options with Third Coast Auto Group

When you have low or no credit, shopping for a vehicle can be an incredibly frustrating experience. Here at Third Coast Auto Group, we know things can happen to people that are not their fault. On top of that, it can take a long time for people to build up good credit. Read the rest of this entry »

Tips for Buying Your First Car

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks, Used Cars on Thursday, February 28th, 2019 at 1:45 PM
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What to Think About When Buying Your First Vehicle

After graduating high school or college, you’ll likely feel the need for a vehicle to navigate your passage into the world of adulthood. Whether you’re continuing your education or starting a job, having a car is in many cases essential in American society. Buying your first car can feel overwhelming, so we’ve put together a list of things to think about to make this process a little easier and help you find the vehicle that’s perfect for your needs. Read the rest of this entry »

Lifesaving Tips About Tires

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 at 2:51 PM
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Tire Safety Guide – What You Should Know

Here at Third Coast Auto, some people call us “tire-lovers.” And we’re fine with that. Tires are important. Without them, our whole vehicle would be rendered useless and immobile. But we don’t spend nearly as much time thinking about them as we should. To remedy that, here’s some helpful tips about tires- and they just might save your life. Read the rest of this entry »

What should you look for when buying a used car?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks, Used Cars on Monday, February 18th, 2019 at 7:59 PM
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Used Vehicle Buying Guide

It can be hard to know where to start when shopping for a used vehicle. With this guide, we give you some tips that will hopefully shed some light on what your process should be to ensure you end up with the perfect ride. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the most common causes of car accidents in Texas?

By Product Expert | Posted in Texas, Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 4:48 PM
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Common Reasons for Car Accidents in Texas

An accident doesn’t just happen without a cause. Ideally, if every person follows the rules, there won’t be an incident, thanks to the way our traffic laws and systems are set up (although it’s also important to keep your vehicle in top condition to avoid mechanical failure). To avoid being in an accident, you should know the dangers- the common reasons that accidents occur. Additionally, always practice defensive driving as other people might not follow the rules as well as you do. Let’s take a look at the most common reason one car smashes into something it’s not supposed to in Texas.  Read the rest of this entry »

Why does my car smell weird?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Tips and Tricks on Friday, February 8th, 2019 at 5:08 PM
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Bad Car Smells That Mean Trouble

If you smell something unpleasant in your car, don’t ignore it; it usually means there’s a larger issue at hand. Hanging up one of those little trees from the mirror might help you avoid the truth for a while, but eventually you’re going to need to face it. Plus, it could even be a health or safety hazard. Read on to find out our recommended course of action for various unwelcome odors. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the best restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Austin TX?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 7:56 PM
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Best Romantic Restaurants in Austin

Just like every year, Valentine’s Day is approaching faster than a five-year-old can polish off a bag of candy hearts. That means it’s time to show that special someone in your life how you feel about them. If you’re wondering where to go in Austin to have a sure-fire Valentine’s Day success, look no further than this handy list of the top five romantic restaurants in town. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Buying a Used Car a Good Idea?

By Product Expert | Posted in Used Cars on Sunday, January 27th, 2019 at 9:45 AM
Should you buy a new or used car?

The Benefits of Buying Used

In the past, buying a used car was associated with a certain amount of risk. There’s a reason some people referred to it as, “buying someone else’s problems.” But is that still the case today? Read the rest of this entry »

Available Used Truck Models with Financing in Austin TX

By Product Expert | Posted in Chevrolet, Nissan, Toyota, Used Cars on Monday, January 21st, 2019 at 11:47 AM
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What Truck Models Do We Have in our Inventory?

We like our trucks here in Texas, and we decided it was time to highlight some of the great pickup models we currently have in our inventory here at Third Coast Auto Group in Austin. We offer great prices and financing options on all these vehicles to help make owning your dream vehicle a reality. We’ve already told you about our used Ford F-150, so here we’re going to look at some of our other trucks.  Read the rest of this entry »

Highlights from the 2019 Detroit Auto Show

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford, News, Toyota on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 8:32 PM
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2019 Detroit Auto Show First-Day Overview

The 2019 North American International Auto Show, held annually in Detroit, kicked off its press preview yesterday. This year is the show’s last time taking place in January, as the traditionally winter show will be moving to June starting next year. Let’s look at some of the yesterday’s most exciting highlights. Read the rest of this entry »