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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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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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