Saving up thousands of dollars for a car down payment can be extremely difficult between everyday bills and expenses. Commercials flash promises of zero down financed cars. So what is a down payment and is it really necessary to come up with one? Car down payments act as a show of good faith when you are looking to finance a car. The best way to understand why down payments are necessary is to place yourself in the shoes of the lender. Imagine owning a $15k vehicle and a person you have never met comes by and wants to drive away in it based off a promise to slowly pay you over the next three to five years. Them being a stranger, you are extremely wary to allow this. If [...]
You’re cruising down the road care free when a yellow/orange engine light beams from your dash. It aggressively glares at you until you finally acknowledge to investigate. A local auto parts store scans the code for you and tell you it’s an emissions code for your catalytic converter. He quickly scurries off before explaining anymore about what that means. Many used cars in Richmond, Va are driven with check engine light codes on for catalytic converters.Your car has been running seamingly fine; what could possibly be wrong? And how expensive could it be?
Catalytic converters are most important to states and counties that are concerned with emissions.
Emissions tests are done in areas that are concerned with pollution output. By ensuring that used cars in Richmond, Va and [...]
Car buying is an exciting time. Something about polished paint, gleaming tires, and that new car smell that entices impulsiveness. Jumping in and seeing yourself cruising down the road often elicits feelings of joy and spontaneity. Occasionally, this spontaneity gives some buyers regrets a year or two down the road. Everyone who has ever purchased a vehicle is familiar with buyer’s remorse. We strive to ensure our customers at Airport Auto Sales do not have buyer’s remorse.
We compiled a list of some of the most common regrets we see on our Buy Here Pay Here lot and how to best avoid them for getting used cars in Richmond, VA
Probably the most common regret that we see on our Buy Here Pay Here lot at Airport Auto Sales is buying a vehicle [...]
Two Toned Interior in the Chevrolet Malibu at Buy Here Pay here in Richmond, VA
Smooth like caramel macchiato, Michael Jackson, macaroni and cheese. With a two toned interior to die for on our Buy Here Pay Here lot at Airport Auto Sales, the Chevrolet Malibu reminds one of the inside of a chocolate dipped waffle cone.
The Malibu proves itself to have the nicest interior among the used cars at Buy Here, Pay here in Richmond, Va with a delicious and elegant design.
The dash, higher door panels, and middle sections of the seats are a light butterscotch that brightens up the interior. The steering wheel, outer cushions of the seats, and bottom half [...]
Quickest Performing 0-60 Vehicles on Our Buy Here Pay Here Lot in Richmond, VA
The driver in front of you is crawling. Their hazards are on and you have been following them on a double yellow line for the past ten miles. Finally, the road straightens up and the beautifully dashed passing line appears for you. You move over and slam your foot onto the gas pedal. The car undramatically slugs past the fully loaded minivan with a mattress sticking out. The movement brings you far less satisfaction than you were hoping for. Any driver who has ever truly needed a quickly timed engine knows the frustration of a sluggish 0-60.
Highlight Vehicle of The Week in Richmond: 2004 Jeep Liberty
No Virginia summer night is complete without jungle thick green brush, honeysuckles entertwined with maples and oaks, lightning bugs lazily floating over syrupy humidity waves, and a bonfire that cracks to the tune of your Jeep stereo speakers. For buyers who love the adventure of the outdoors and are looking for used cars in Richmond, Va that can keep up on a few dirt roads, the 2004 Jeep Liberty is the car for them.
Chrysler debuted this Liberty model in 2002. By 2004, they improved the safety features to include an Enhanced Accident Response System (EARS), which unlocks doors and turns on interior lights five seconds after an airbag deploys. This feature will be great for [...]
Pros and Cons of a Sunroof in Used Cars in Richmond, VA
The biggest request among customers looking for used cars in Richmond, VA is hands down a sunroof. Eyes light up and hands wave in joy like they’ve just walked into Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory when a customer sees one. However; customers ask and use sunroofs at about the same rate that house hunters ask for an “entertaining space” and never use one. (No one actually likes hosting dinner parties. Too many dishes to clean up). There is something whimsical and wild about having a sunroof in a car. They ache for adventurous rides where the weather is warm, yet with a crisp tone [...]
Highlight Car of the Week in Richmond, VA: 2008 Cadillac DTS
Pea-green shag rugs, gold and mirrored headboards, casino lights, and a little bit of mafia comes to mind when looking at the 2008 Cadillac DTS. That’s because the 2008 Cadillac’s design reminisces the days of old when comfort, style, and trunk space were major concerns. The sharp lines and edges of the DTS paired with its long body of 207.6 inches mirror a more classic 1970s style. The traditional crate designed grille, taillight bars, and chrome accents are a blast from the past. If you are looking for a classically retro and comfortable ride on our Buy Here Pay Here lot at Airport Auto Sales or among the used cars in Richmond, VA the 2008 [...]
Highlight Cars of the Week; a Fuel Efficient Line Up in Richmond, VA
Drive by our Buy Here Pay Here lot at Airport Auto Sales and you will be met with a vivacious lineup up of sedans that are ready to save you money. Our 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, 07 Honda Civic, 2011 2 door Nissan Altima Coupe, 2007 Acura TSX, and the 2008 Mazda 3 all have fuel economies that are big deal. Pick any one and it will get you over twenty two miles per gallon in the city and over thirty one miles per gallon on the highway. The lineup allows customers to have options among used cars in Richmond Va that are considered compact and “fuel efficient” cars. Each one offers its [...]
Highlight Car of the Week: 2008 GMC Yukon XL Denali in Richmond, VA
If Bruce Wayne wanted to cruise around Gotham city in the daylight but keep a little of that Batman-esque night vibe going he would probably drive the 2008 blacked out GMC Yukon XL Denali on our Buy Here Pay Here lot at Airport Auto Sales. A vehicle with an incredibly powerful engine, smooth interior design, and distinctly wicked exterior, the 2008 GMC Yukon XL Denali is sure to turn a few heads. Not only will the soulless black exterior paint intimidate your enemies, but the plush light caramel leather seats scoop you up in comfort. Among the used cars in Richmond, Va the 2008 GMC Yukon XL Denali is one of the most eye grabbing and [...]