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Three people hiking on a hill with plant life around them.

Hiking Locations to Check Out near Lubbock, TX

Places to Go Hiking in the Lubbock, TX Area to Get Exercise

With cooler temperatures in the Lubbock area, many of us may be chomping at the bit to get outside. Plus, additional circumstances around the globe may have us feeling isolated. One of the best ways to remedy the situation is to get out into nature. At Matador Motors, we list a few of our favorite hiking trails near the Lubbock area you can check out and social distance while doing it!

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The side view of a tan Buick Century with rust along the bottom of the exterior.

How to Keep a Vehicle Rust-Free in Texas

Ways you Can Maintain a Rust-Free Vehicle in Texas

While our relatively dry and warm climate in Texas makes vehicle rusting much less of a risk, all vehicles can show exposed parts at some point in their life cycle. Even as a dealership in the Wolfforth area, Matador Motors ensures vehicles don’t rust over on our lot. However, if you’ve thought about trading or selling your vehicle, there are several ways to keep your vehicle rust-free to maximize its value.

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The front and side view of a red 2021 Ford Bronco Sport parked on a grassy area.

Returning Classic 2021 Crossovers and SUVs

An Overview of Classic or Revitalized SUVs Returning to the Market in 2021

2020 was a busy time for automotive brands. Between the current climate and constant competition, there were tons of ups and downs. However, some brands announced some exciting, revitalized classic crossovers would return to the market. At Matador Motors, we look into the classic SUVs returning to the industry in 2021.

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The side view of a 2021 Mazda MX-30, a European hybrid vehicle.

Why are there More Hybrid Vehicles in Europe?

Looking into Why Europe Receives more Hybrid Vehicle Options than the United States

When looking through the automotive market, you may have noticed a major difference in hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV) between the United States and Europe. While the US has many different hybrid options to choose from in recent years, many options are first tested in Europe. Why is that, and why are there typically more hybrid vehicles in Europe? At Matador Motors, we look into the reasons why below:

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The front and side view of a gray 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E driving at dawn.

All-New and Redesigned SUVs for 2021

A List of All-New and Redesigned Crossovers in the 2021 Model Year

With the 2020 year coming to a close, the automotive industry has had many twists and turns. However, some exciting things are headed to dealerships in the upcoming year. Even with just crossovers and SUVs, all-new, and redesigned crossovers await those looking for a fresh ride. At Matador Motors, we go over these new models below:

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The side view of a red 2018 Kia Soul in a bright tunnel.

Is Buying a Kia Soul a Good Option in Texas?

A Discussion on Whether or not Buying a Kia Soul Would be a Good Option For Texas Drivers

The Kia brand has cast a wide net with its model options. At the head of the lineup is the Kia Soul As iconic as they come, the model has garnered much fame in the past two decades. With its unique, can’t-miss design and small stature, it’s a fun and exciting ride in cities and on interstates. But is it a good investment for those looking for a vehicle in Texas? We at Matador Motors investigate if buying a Kia Soul is a good option in the area.

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The frotn view of a gray 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, equipped with rear-wheel drive, driving down a coastal road.

What’s the Difference Between Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel Drive?

The Difference Between Front Wheel Drive and Rear Wheel Drive

If you’re new to the car buying experience, you probably have plenty of questions about drivetrains on vehicles. Or, you may have experienced just front-wheel drive options and are thinking about branching out. But what’s the difference between front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive? While the name implies the difference, each drivetrain provides unique offerings you should know before purchasing. Matador Motors wants you to know the difference.

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A front and side view of a dark teal 2017 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid model crossing an intersection.

Advantages and Disadvantages of a Hybrid Engine

An Overview on the Benefits and Downsides to Purchasing a Vehicle with a Hybrid Engine

During your vehicle search, you may have had thoughts about purchasing a hybrid vehicle. With unique and efficient engines, they can be cost-effective and a good investment when properly kept up. But are there any downsides to purchasing one? At Matador Motors, we look into the advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a vehicle with a hybrid engine.

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