Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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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A tire being replaced with a new one by a mechanic.

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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A dark gray 2016 Jeep Compass compared to a gray 2018 Jeep Compass.

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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Man cleaning the front of his car

Products that Protect Your Vehicle’s Exterior

Tips for Protecting Your Vehicle’s Exterior

The weather, sun, and temperatures can be hard on your model, harming its exterior in many ways. However, there are ways that you can prevent this, however, including several amazing products. You need to make sure that you have the right products however, or at least follow a few guidelines when selecting products. Continue reading below in order to learn more!

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

What’s the Difference Between a Hatchback and Sedan?

An Overview of the Difference Between a Hatchback and Sedan

When looking for your next vehicle, you may be torn between the hatchback and the sedan model of a vehicle. But what exactly is the difference between the two? The difference between hatchback models and sedans lies in four key areas: overall size, fuel economy and price, vision, and storage privacy. Check out the differences in each model below, courtesy of Matador Motors.

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