The Auto Connection Success Story: Elphidia

The Auto Connection Success Story: Elphidia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2wPyQUE7Jk When Elphidia’s car broke down, she knew where to go: The Auto Connection. As a third-time buyer, Elphidia knew that she’d be taken care of at The Auto Connection. After all, we didn’t get the title of Car Buyer’s Best...

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The Auto Connection Success Story: Jacqueline

The Auto Connection Success Story: Jacqueline

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkL8h8u3ZNI Hear what some of our 35,000+ happy customers have to say about their experience with The Auto Connection by visiting our Success Stories page. You’ll discover stories like Jacqueline’s. With mounting hospital...

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When Should You Rotate Your Tires on Your Used Car?

When Should You Rotate Your Tires on Your Used Car?

Rotating your tires is a basic of car ownership, but do you know how often you should do it and why? Let's check out the facts behind when you should rotate the tires on your used car. What is Tire Rotation? There are a handful of rotation patterns that exist....

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Vivianna’s Auto Connection Experience

Vivianna’s Auto Connection Experience

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6ewAwZ69kU Vivianna was nervous about getting approved for a quality used car. At The Auto Connection, no matter your financial situation, we’ll find a way to get you in the driver’s seat. She was pleasantly surprised to find friendly,...

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Amy and Olivia: Another Auto Connection Success Story

Amy and Olivia: Another Auto Connection Success Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfvEhwrdYjY “I was divorced and had a credit situation,” said Olivia. She also had a child with a lot of places to go, and Olivia needed a quality used car to get her there. She knew just where to go: The Auto Connection. After all, we...

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Auto Connection Success Stories: Jesse’s Bad Credit

Auto Connection Success Stories: Jesse’s Bad Credit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IObyU65fSWY We all go through rough times that can lead to bad credit. But that doesn’t mean a quality used car should be out of reach. At The Auto Connection, we have a simple mission: to put you in the driver’s seat, regardless of...

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Anita: An Auto Connection Success Story

Anita: An Auto Connection Success Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEqppeYuww8 When Anita was looking to purchase a truck back in 2000, she turned to The Auto Connection. She didn’t have a lot of money to put down, but that didn’t matter because at The Auto Connection our goal is to get you in the...

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5 Tips for Summer Road Trips

5 Tips for Summer Road Trips

With COVID safety measures being lowered and many businesses getting back to normal, now's the perfect time to plan your summer road trip. Here are 5 used car hacks to make your summer unforgettable. Don’t Have a Lid? Use Cling Wrap. As if cling wrap wasn’t already...

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Top 10 Car Hacks for Your Used Car

Top 10 Car Hacks for Your Used Car

Get the most out of your used car with these 10 used car hacks! 1. Trouble opening your key ring? Use a staple remover. The days of hurting your fingernails are over. 2. Need a cupholder? Try a shoe. Everyone has a pair of old shoes lying around. You might as well...

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Common Used Car Scams To Be Aware Of

Common Used Car Scams To Be Aware Of

Every used vehicle purchased at The Auto Connection comes with a free Auto Check report and a 48-hour no-hassle return policy because we're the car buyer's best friend. However, there are other used car dealers and online sellers who don't have your best interest in...

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Top Reasons to Rotate Your Tires

Top Reasons to Rotate Your Tires

To keep your used car going strong, getting your tires rotated regularly is an important maintenance task to stay on top of. Tire rotation not only preserves the life of your tires but also helps keep you safe on the road. But have you ever wondered why? It keeps your...

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How To Jump Start a Dead Battery

How To Jump Start a Dead Battery

If you are prepared and you already have a good set of jumper cables in your car, all you need to know is how to jump start your battery. We’ve compiled a list of 9 simple steps to help get your car back on the road if this ever happens to you. How to Jump a Car...

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Spring into Savings: How to Save Money on Your Used Car

Spring into Savings: How to Save Money on Your Used Car

Springtime is a great time to save some money for a fun summer ahead. And what better way to save money than to be smart about your quality used car? Here are a few ways to cleverly pinch some pennies this spring. Read your vehicle’s owner's manual Your owner’s manual...

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5 Ways to Get Your Used Car Ready for Warmer Weather

5 Ways to Get Your Used Car Ready for Warmer Weather

Before the weather gets too hot, spring is the perfect time to get a head start on car care for the rest of the year.  Here are 5 ways to give your quality used car some special attention this season. Take it to the car wash. Spring cleaning isn’t just for your house....

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Teen Passenger Safety

Teen Passenger Safety

For many parents, there is nothing more nerve-wracking than your new teenage driver behind the wheel of your quality used vehicle. It can be equally scary having them as a passenger with their friends behind the wheel, too. While we can't take away all of the nerves,...

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Should You Drive with a Cracked Windshield?

Should You Drive with a Cracked Windshield?

While a cracked windshield is usually seen as more of an inconvenience or a cosmetic blemish for your quality used car, they can actually be more serious than you realize. Though you generally can drive with a very small crack in your windshield, the damaged glass...

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How To Keep Your High-Mileage Used Car Going Strong

How To Keep Your High-Mileage Used Car Going Strong

Thanks to advances in manufacturing, it’s becoming increasingly common for modern vehicles to rack up a lot more miles than their predecessors. However, there are still some things you need to know to keep your used car going for as long as possible. Be prepared to go...

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What Does Virginia’s New Driving Law Mean For You?

What Does Virginia’s New Driving Law Mean For You?

As of January 01, 2021, a new law went into effect that made it illegal in Virginia to hold a cell phone while driving a moving vehicle on a highway. A first offense will carry a $125 fine and a second or subsequent offense, the driver will be fined $250. If this new...

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Top 5 Tips for Driving in Winter Weather

Top 5 Tips for Driving in Winter Weather

Winter weather can make driving tricky and even dangerous. Dark nights, snow-covered roads, and patches of ice are all hazards you might run into while driving during the winter months. Here are the top 5 tips for safe driving in winter weather. Be prepared.Keep an...

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New Year Resolutions For Your Used Car

New Year Resolutions For Your Used Car

A new year is full of promise and the perfect time for a fresh start and new projects. We all have ideas about what we want to work on in our lives during the upcoming year, but one thing we often overlook is our car. Here are 4 resolutions to make this year all about...

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What You Need to Know About Car Batteries

What You Need to Know About Car Batteries

Your quality used car's battery powers everything from the radio to the fuel pump to the starter. In other words, it provides the electricity necessary to power all the electrical components in your car. Sounds pretty important, right? It is! The last thing you want...

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What Do Crash Test Safety Ratings Really Mean?

What Do Crash Test Safety Ratings Really Mean?

When shopping for a used car, it makes sense to first think about price, style, comfort, extra features, and horsepower. But what about safety? It’s important to know how safe your vehicle is and what crash test safety ratings mean for you. Who Conducts Crash Tests?...

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Winter is Coming. Is Your Car Ready?

Winter is Coming. Is Your Car Ready?

While we may love cozy nights by the fire, dropping temperatures can spell trouble for your car if you aren’t prepared. Here a few tips to get your quality used car ready for winter weather. Check your fluids While it’s always important to stay on top of your car’s...

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Common Car Sounds and What They Mean

Common Car Sounds and What They Mean

A car makes a variety of sounds, but do you know what they mean? Take some time to learn about some common sounds your car might make, what they mean, and helpful tips on what to do about them. Under the hood If you’re hearing: a squeaking or squealing sound What’s...

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