Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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How to get rid of your vehicle in Wolfforth

Trade-In Your Vehicle near Wolfforth, TX

Do you have a vehicle that you are looking to get rid of or replace? You should consider trading in your vehicle near Wolfforth, TX at Matador Motors. There are a lot of benefits to trading in your vehicle with us, and we also have a wonderful pre-owned inventory for you to choose from if you are looking for a replacement car.

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

Pros and Cons Between A Vehicle with All-Wheel Drive or Front-Wheel Drive

During a car search, you may hesitate when it comes to what drivetrain you want. Many common vehicles will offer either the standard front-wheel drive (FWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD) capabilities. What’s the difference between the two? At Matador Motors, we provide the benefits and differences between each option.

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How to Increase the Resale Value of Your Vehicle

Tips and Tricks on How to Increase Your Used Vehicle’s Resale Value

Like many things in our lives, our vehicle’s value will depreciate over time. In turn, this can affect your wallet if you choose to sell your vehicle or trade it in. But what are some things that can help or improve your vehicle’s resale value to avoid depreciation? At Matador Motors, we have a few tips you can use to do just that:

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A red 2021 Toyota Camry driving on a road during winter.

Winter Driving Tips for Weather near Lubbock, TX

Some Driving and Travel Tips for Rare Winter Weather around Lubbock, Texas

As residents of the Lubbock and Wolfforth, TX areas, we don’t always see snow or ice come our way. In fact, we may not even see either all year. However, you should be prepared each season in case of changing driving conditions. At Matador Motors, we want you to stay ready and prepared for those brief moments of snowfall in our area. The following are some tips on winter driving tips

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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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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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Should I Have Summer Tires or All-Season Tires near Lubbock, Texas

A Comparison Between Summer Tires and All-Season Tires for those in the Lubbock, TX Area

With Texas winter approaching in the next couple months, your tires may need updating. But you may be wondering whether you should purchase all-season tires or replace them with summer tires. At Matador Motors, we go over the differences to give you a better idea on what to do.

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Should I Buy an Older Vehicle With less Miles Than a Newer Vehicle?

Tips on If You Should or Shouldn’t Buy an Older Used Vehicle Over a Newer One with More Miles

When searching for a pre-owned vehicle, you might have been stuck in a decision. You found a great vehicle, but there’s another available that’s a newer year despite its higher mileage Do you go with the lower-mileage vehicle, or go with the more recent model? At Matador Motors, we give you some things to keep in mind when you ask yourself: “Should I buy an older vehicle with less miles than a newer one?”

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