San Marcos Location

Sales : 512-878-0888

2701 N. I35 Frontage Rd.

San Marcos, TX 78666

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I-35 South Location

Sales : 512-280-5333

6809 I-35 South

Austin, TX 78744

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What to Look for When Buying a Used Car in Austin

Are you searching for your next used car in Austin? Texas Auto Center has some advice no matter what you’re looking for. Whether it’s a fuel-efficient compact to save while battling rush hour traffic on MOPAC or a bigger SUV to get all the kids to the next event at Zilker Park, there are some things to keep in mind when you’ve got a fresh ride in mind

Find a Reputable Dealer

What to Look for When Buying a Used Car in Austin - TAC BlogOur blog has reviewed why it’s better to buy from a trusted, established used car dealership versus a private seller in the past. It is as true today as when we first wrote it. You’ll have the selection you need and the Texas Auto Center industry-leading 24-month /24,000-mile limited warranty to cover you once you drive away. You certainly aren’t going to get 2 years of coverage from a private seller, or most other dealerships in Austin.

You don’t have to take our word for it. Listen to our satisfied customers! Additionally, we are accredited with the Better Business Bureau and are a proud distinguished member of the National Independent Auto Dealer's Association.

Get Financed

If you’re shopping for a used car in Austin but worried about your credit, finding a dealership with in-house financing is a must. At Texas Auto Center, we have years of experience helping our Austin neighbors get back behind the wheel of the car they need to keep with the Austin lifestyle. As a buy here, pay here dealership, we have the flexibility to help you even if you’ve experienced common credit problems like repossession, bankruptcies, and more.

Take a Test Drive

Once you’ve found the car you’re looking for, make sure to get behind the wheel for a test drive. This is a key element of any car purchase, especially if it’s a model you’ve never driven before. At Texas Auto Center we encourage all our customers to take out their potential new ride to see how it feels to them. If it turns out that it’s not the right fit, then our wide variety of inventory at Texas Auto Center means it will be easy to find the right car for you.

That’s just a start. Visit one of our Texas Auto Center locations today to learn more about how we can help you find the right car at the right price for your budget. Want to get started? Fill out our easy online application form and someone from our finance team will be in touch! Give us a call, take a look at our current inventory of used cars, trucks, and SUVs online, or come and see us at one of our locations around Austin and San Marcos!

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