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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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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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The front and side view of a dark green 2018 Ford Escape parked on a pier.

What are the Different Crossover Sizes?

An Overview of the Different Crossover Sizes in the Automotive Market

There are loads of crossovers in today’s automotive market. Because of this, it can get difficult to understand the difference between them all when searching for your dream vehicle. However, there are four basic crossover types that many models file under. At Matador Motors, we look into what the four different crossover sizes are below to help you in your search:

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woman with her torso through vehicle sunroof with vector of scale balancing moon and sun

What’s the Difference Between a Sunroof and Moonroof?

Sunroof vs Moonroof: Word Origins, Meaning, and Comparison

If you’re like the vast majority of us, you’ve been using the words sunroof and moonroof interchangeably since the day you first discovered the curious upwards window. The mere fact that you’re here means something. It says that today was the day that you finally thought “OK, I’ll bite,” and whipped out your internet-capable device in search of the answer to the age-old question: “What is the difference between a sunroof and a moonroof?” (No, the answer isn’t what time of day you’re using it. Nice try though.) To unwrap the answer, we’ll have to look into the origins of each word. So, hop in the DeLorean Marty because we’re starting back in a time when Franklin D. Roosevelt was president, the Hindenburg was making headlines, and a gallon of gas rung up for 10 cents.

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A group of used cars in a vehicle lot.

Why Buy a Pre-Owned Sedan?

A Guide to Buying a Pre-Owned Sedan for those near Lubbock and Wolfforth, TX

Are you currently in the market for a fresh vehicle or curious about how far your budget can go? Like the new bells and whistles of a new vehicle but may have trouble finding one that fits your life? One recommendation to try is to start out looking for a pre-owned sedan. Sedans cover ground and are great for everyday travel and savings. Would a pre-owned model fit for you? Check out our guide below, courtesy of Matador Motors!

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A person turning on the air conditioning inside a vehicle.

How to Keep Your Vehicle Cool During Texas Summers

Tips and Tricks on Keeping your Vehicle Cool During Summers in Texas

We all know how bad Texas heat can be in the summer. While many of us are used to it, our vehicles are not. Even at temperatures as low as 75 degrees Fahrenheit, temperatures can rise if your vehicle sits in the sun. Check out these tips on how to keep your vehicle cool during these hot Texas summers, courtesy of us at Matador Motors.

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An image of a damaged vehicle with the caption: "How to keep your vehicle safe from Hail Damage."

How to Keep Your Vehicle Safe from Hail Damage

Ways to Keep Your Vehicle Safe From Hail Damage During a Storm

As we’re into the month of May, the severe weather in our area begins to increase drastically. This means that severe weather threats – such as hail – become more of an issue for vehicle owners. Especially for owners looking to trade-in their model, hail damage can tank the value of your car! To prevent that, Matador Motors has a few ideas on how to keep your vehicle safe from hail damage.

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