San Marcos Location

Sales : 512-878-0888

2701 South IH 35

San Marcos, TX 78666

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San Marcos Inventory

I-35 South Location

Sales : 512-280-5333

6809 I-35 South

Austin, TX 78744

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I-35 South Inventory

Research Blvd.

Sales : 512-490-0088

9151 Research Blvd.

Austin, TX 78758

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Research Blvd. Inv.

Texas Auto Center San Marcos - Used Car Dealership - San Marcos TX

Texas Auto Center San Marcos Selling Used Cars in San Marcos, TX.

Robert Blankenship wins NIADA National Quality Dealer of the Year!
June 29

We’re proud to report that Texas Auto Center owner and CEO Robert Blankenship was selected as the National Quality Dealer of the Year by the NIADA in Las Vegas! Robert was chosen from a large group of dealers across the nation by the NIADA (National Independent Automobile Dealers Association) for the honor.

National Quality Dealer of the Year is an award given to a dealer who is committed to quality, excellence, outstanding customer service, and to making a better community. Robert Blankenship has led Texas Auto Center for over 20 years with those precise values in mind.

Our business culture is built on a foundation of respect for our customers and one another and the understanding that we are in business because of our customers,” Blankenship said in his acceptance speech.  “We do the right thing, because it is the right thing to do.”

Texas Auto Center salutes you, Robert! Congratulations!

Say Yes To Cool Savings
September 15

Say Yes To Cool Savings!

Breeze into Texas Auto Center today and say YES to cool savings on every vehicle in stock! 

Purchase any car, truck or SUV with as little as THREE HUNDRED DOWN (for a limited time) from Texas Auto Center and we’ll say YES to free oil changes! 

Every car, truck and SUV at Texas Auto Center goes through a rigorous one hundred and twenty-four-point inspection, backed by a free twenty-four month, twenty-four thousand mile warranty. 

And with just a passport, as little as three hundred dollars can deliver right now at Texas Auto Center! 

Texas Auto Center...A Better Place to Buy A Car. 

Used Cars in Austin and San Marcos
August 15

Used Cars in Austin and San Marcos

Getting the Car That's Right For You

Texas Auto Center sales professionals and staff are dedicated to making your buying process simple. We know that more and more people are using the web to make smarter decisions, and Texas Auto Center is here to help.

First, why buy used?
Used cars, especially the ones we carry, have been thoroughly prepped for the lot and are ready for you to drive away. Statistics show there are many financial benefits to buying used such as:

  • Lower insurance premiums

  • Better bargains compared to new models

  • Improved reliability and efficiency from even 5 years ago

  • Our certified used cars include a 2 year / 24,000 mile warranty

  • We offer free Car Fax reports


5 Facts About San Marcos, TX
June 01

5 Facts About San Marcos TX!

Located between Austin and San Antonio in Texas Hill Country, San Marcos is on the Interstate 35 corridor and is the seat of Hays County. Here are some facts that may surprise you:

1. The area is thought to be among the oldest continuously inhabited sites in the Americas. 

2. In 2010, San Marcos was listed in Business Week's fourth annual survey of the "Best Places to Raise your Kids."

3. Due in part to its natural beauty, the city was nicknamed "San Marvelous." 

4. For more than 20 years, the San Marcos Performing Arts Commission and the San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department have hosted the Summer in the Park concert series with live music at an outdoor venue every Thursday night from June to August.

5. George Strait formed his first band here. 

Can I Get a Warranty on a Used Car at Texas Auto Center?
May 08

Texas Auto Center Used Car Warranty
Free 24 Months / 24,000 Miles With Every Vehicle PurchaseTexas Auto Center Warranty

One of the questions we are asked most often is about our 24 month / 24,000 mile warranty. When we created this industry leading program, we wanted Texas Auto Center to be the kind of company that our customers could trust, with the peace of mind knowing that expensive repairs should not be part of the used car buying process...

Read More About Texas Auto Center's 2 Year Warranty

Even without perfect credit, Texas Auto Center can help you find a car
April 24

Shopping for a used car in Central and South Texas? Don't let your credit history get in the way!


Having a history of bad credit can be the end of the road at most car lots, but not at Texas Auto Center. While most auto dealers use credit scores as a barrier to getting a car, Texas Auto Center is able to get almost anyone into a vehicle. Between our two dealerships in Austin, TX and San Marcos, TX, we have 181 pre-owned vehicles on our lot to choose from, and a service department to make sure they're all in great condition.


How does Texas Auto Center make it easier to finance a used car?