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A man driving a vehicle with his hand on thegear shifter, which is associated with a manual transmission.

The Difference Between a Manual and Automatic Transmission

An Overview of the Differences Between Manual and Automatic Transmissions

When you’re out looking for a vehicle, one major selling point may be in transmission options. Transmissions help control a vehicle’s speed, as it helps regulate the power generated by the engine to power the wheels. But between manual and automatic transmissions, which is right for you? Matador Motors provides the difference between the options below:

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The front side of a yellow 2017 Ford Focus.

Is it a Good Idea to Buy a Discontinued Vehicle?

The Potential Benefits of Purchasing a Vehicle That Has Been Discontinued

We’ve all heard about a time when someone’s vehicle broke down. It may have even been you! If you need an affordable vehicle in a pinch, a discontinued model may work for your budget. But is it a good idea to buy it discontinued? At Matador motors, we explain several benefits to doing so in the Lubbock, TX area.

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The front side of a blue 2021 Toyota Tundra.

What Trucks Have the Most Towing Capacity?

A Ranking of the 2021 Small, Midsize, Trucks with the Most Towing Capacity

Let’s face it: many of those looking for a truck in the Wolfforth, TX area are wanting power and towing capabilities. Regardless of if you want it for work or pleasure, a truck offers much in the way of strength. However, many brands have entered the category over the decades. While the towing capacity debate has been endless, Matador Motors looks into the most recent models to see which trucks have the highest towing capabilities.

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Vehicle Trade-In Process

How to Get More Money for Your Trade-In Vehicle

4 Tips to Boost Your Car’s Dealership Trade-In Value

Right now, trade-in values are at a high, and that means savvy buyers are eager to cash in. Your ride may not be in mint condition, but there are some easy steps you can take to make sure you get the best return when it comes time to swap it for something shinier. In this guide, we review some important tips on how to get the most money for your trade-in vehicle from the team at Matador Motors.

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An image of a gray 2020 Mazda3 Sedan and a red 2020 Mazda3 Hatchback.

Six Weird Texas Driving Laws

Six of the Weirdest Texas Driving Laws You May Not know About

Law books can be filled with strange or silly local or state rulings. In some cases, many may not even apply to the modern day. However, Texas has its fair share of weird driving laws at both the local and state level. At Matador Motors, we decided to have some fun and offer up six of the strangest ones:     

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A dark blue 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI compared to a blue 2020 Hyundai Tucson.

What’s the Difference Between a Hatchback and Crossover?

The Benefits and Differences Between Hatchbacks and Crossovers

The automotive market in the Wolfforth, TX area is filled with several categories. From sedans and trucks to minivans and crossovers, there are tons of options. However, two models can be confused with one another: hatchbacks and extra-small crossovers. While both may be confused with one another, they offer unique benefits. At Matador Motors, we compare the two below:

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The frotn and side view of a blue 2017 Ford Explorer Platinum.

What is a Rear Power Liftgate?

An Overview on the Rear Power Liftgate Feature in Modern Vehicles

Convenience is a major factor when looking for the right vehicle. As a driver and passenger, having easy-to-use features – especially when it comes to technology – can be a major help every day. Rear power liftgates offer just that for easy access to a trunk or cargo area. But what is the feature, exactly? At Matador Motors, we go over what the feature is and where you can find the feature on the market.

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The side view of an orange 2016 Toyota Tacoma parked next to a body of water.

Is it a Good Idea to Buy a Pre-Owned Vehicle with High Mileage?

The Benefits of Buying a Pre-Owned Vehicle with High Mileage

A common thought from many who look for a used vehicle is to find one with less mileage on it. But are there benefits to purchasing that pre-owned model that has high mileage? It may be easy to write them off, but there can be benefits to them. At Matador Motors, we look into the benefits of buying a high-mileage vehicle below:

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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 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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