Let's Talk CARS

Our car experts weigh in on financing, maintenance, and everything in between!

 

What's In A Nameplate?

The Beginning Since its unveiling in 1913, the Chevrolet bowtie emblem has seen numerous changes. Its shape has become synonymous with the durability and craftsmanship known to the Chevrolet community. For over a century, the emblem has been the brand marquee, but do you know where it came from? Neither do we! At least, not exactly... 

Fast and Ferrari

When you’ve got the need for speed there aren't many cars that can compare to the Ferrari. Boasting more than seven decades of Italian innovation, Ferrari is coveted by car enthusiasts worldwide. The Ferrari IPO on the New York Stock Exchange was valued at $21 billion in 2017, making it one of the most valuable and recognized brands in the world.

Don't Buy Blind – Get The Carfax!

Trusting the unknown can be the scariest part of buying a pre-owned vehicle. Where has the car been before? Has it been involved in any accidents? Could there be underlying car imperfections that will surface after you buy? All of these are questions that can be answered simply and within the first few minutes of finding a vehicle you love on the lot. That is, if you have a Carfax report.

Why You Want The Warranty

Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty When you’re searching for a vehicle that's safe and reliable for you and your family, wanting a warranty is a no-brainer. But it can be hard to discern which one is right for you. At Collierville Auto, we thoroughly inspect every vehicle. A car doesn't make it onto our lot until we've fixed any and every issue we found during this initial inspection. Every qualified vehicle at Collierville Auto Center comes with our Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty - this coverage is provided to you at no cost and is good for as long as you own the car. The Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty covers damage to all the necessary key components of your car, including the engine, transmission, all-wheel drive case/assembly and the drivetrain assembly, and even a towing allowance. Having this extra coverage could save you significant repair costs over the lifetime of your vehicle!

Read This Before Buying A Luxury Vehicle

Imagine driving around your favorite Bluff City spots in a luxury vehicle. Enough space for your family, friends & gear, a stylish interior, a Lifetime Limited Powertrain Warranty and a hard working air conditioner to help you beat the Memphis heat. Not only are you driving in style, but you also feel great about your purchase because it was affordable! Sounds too good to be true, right? Not at Collierville Auto Center. We specialize in serving Collierville and its surrounding Memphis neighbors with luxury pre-owned vehicles, a great option for those looking to drive a luxury vehicle without the luxury price tag. We have been helping Memphians find their perfect vehicle since 2003, and we want to help you too!

Why You Should Consider a Pre-Owned Luxury Vehicle for Your Teen

Meeting Your Needs & Theirs It can be a difficult transition as your teenager moves from the ranks of devoted passenger to commander of the wheel. As a family-oriented business, we understand your main concerns are dependability, long-term ownership costs, high safety ratings, and accident avoidance technologies. While a luxury vehicle may not be at the top of your list for your teen’s first car, a pre-owned luxury vehicle like the ones offered at Collierville Auto Center could be the right fit to meet your needs. Here are a few reasons to consider a pre-owned luxury vehicle for your teen:

How Fuel Economy Works

A Fuel Efficient Ride We all want our cars to get us from point A to point B. But, how you drive to your destination could determine the type of car you should get. If fuel efficiency is at the top of your priority list, you’ll want to opt for a vehicle that gets more miles per gallon depending on how you drive. Is your commute in stop-and-go city traffic, or is it mainly on the highway? Cars can get up to double the miles per gallon on the highway versus driving in city traffic according to Consumer Reports. Tested & Approved Fuel economy is one of those buzzwords connected to buying a car, but how is it actually determined for the make and model you are searching for? Vehicles are tested in the National Vehicles and Fuel Emissions Laboratory. Each vehicle is rigorously tested using a dynamometer which simulates a driving environment. A driver will run the simulation through various trip tests that would be similar to driving in city and highway traffic. For cars using carbon-based fuels like gasoline, diesel or natural gas, a hose is connected to the tailpipe to collect engine exhaust during lab testing. The collected exhaust will then be used to determine how much gas is actually being burned.

Luxury vs. Premium Vehicles – Which Is A Better Value?

The Difference Between Luxury & Premium What is the real difference in buying a luxury vehicle and a premium one? Is it affordability? Is it fancy features? In recent years, premium models are catching up with luxury vehicles in features and capability, so the lines are much more blurred. But, luxury vehicles are still regarded as higher-end and premium as a little bit more middle of the road and affordable. So, why should you choose one over the other?

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