3 Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Vehicle on a Budget

At Joe’s Auto Sales, we know that car shopping can be exhausting and nerve-wracking. This is one of the reasons we offer low payments and easy financing — so we can help our customers purchase quality used vehicles. If you’re shopping for a cheap car but must be mindful of your monthly transportation budget, consider the three questions below.1. What Type of Vehicle Do I Need?All of us have been there. We arrive at the used car sales lot to look at vehicles that fit our lifestyle and budget, then spot the vehicle we would love to own. Avoid impulsively buying a vehicle you don’t need by deciding the type you need. Do you have a family and could use a roomy used minivan? Are you an empty-nester and need a dependable 4-door sedan? Making this choice ahead of time can help you stay within your budget and still be … Continued

3 Tips for a First-Time Used Car Buyer

Buying your first used car is a special event. It’s a huge step towards independence and freedom for many young adults. Before you purchase your first used vehicle, Joe’s Auto Sales recommends being prepared for this important rite of passage. Follow the three tips below for a successful and celebratory used car buying experience.1. Do Your Homework before Visiting the DealershipOne of the best ways to prepare for your first vehicle purchase is to do your homework. Take the time to find out what kind of car you want, the monthly payment you can afford, and other monthly expenses like gas, insurance, and repairs. It may be good to check out a few dealerships online before visiting them in person. Look up Google or Yelp reviews or ask friends and family which dealerships they recommend.2. Have a Trusted Mechanic Inspect the VehicleOnce you choose a vehicle you like, ask a … Continued

Are Used Minivans Only for Families?

Minivans have famously been known as the vehicle of choice for families with children. In recent years, the minivan’s reputation as a family vehicle has slowly been evolving to accommodate the needs of several other individuals and groups. At Joe’s Auto Sales, we want you to know that minivans are valuable vehicles for families as well as individuals, groups, and organizations, like the ones listed below. Traveling SnowbirdsIn recent years, snowbirds have been opting for minivans as they make their long annual trek down south for the winter. Many of them prefer the space and storage a minivan has to offer. If there are only two people traveling, they can take out the back seats or fold them down to make room for extra cargo space. When traveling with friends or family, the sliding doors make it easy for passengers to get in and out. These vehicles are perfect for those … Continued

What You Need to Know About Riding a Motorcycle in the Winter

If you’re a motorcycle rider, you may already know this, but it is possible to ride your bike during cold winter weather. By preparing your bike and yourself for the icy temps, you can enjoy riding the roads all year round. At Joe’s Auto Sales, we recommend following these tips to make sure you stay warm, dry, and safe while riding this winter season.

3 Beginner Tips for New Motorcycle Riders

If you’re thinking about getting a motorcycle, you’re likely excited but also have a few questions at the same time. You may be wondering if driving a motorcycle is different from driving a car, or if it’s necessary to take a motorcycle driving course before purchasing a bike. Yes, driving a motorcycle is a learning experience, and while it’s not required, it is recommended that you take a motorcycle safety course before hopping on your new-to-you bike. Joe’s Auto Sales would also like to share a few more tips that we’ve found helpful for new motorcyclists.

4 Steps to Quick and Easy Loan Approval at Joe’s

When it’s time to buy a new vehicle, it can be difficult if you have poor credit. Maybe your family is growing and you need more space in your vehicle. Perhaps your vehicle is costing more to repair than what it’s worth. Whatever your reason for needing a new vehicle, Joe’s Auto Sales will help you purchase a vehicle and rebuild your credit at the same time. Learn more about our four-step loan approval process below.

3 Reasons to Buy a Minivan with a Buy-Here, Pay-Here Loan

There are many advantages to buying a used minivan over any other type of vehicle. From having plenty of space for family members to needing a used van when you have bad credit, Joe’s Auto Sales is the place to go in the South Indianapolis area. When you need a minivan for the reasons listed below, look no further than Joe’s.

4 Common Motorcycle Repair Issues

It’s that time of year to get your motorcycle out of storage and get it ready to ride in the warm summer weather. While driving your bike, you may want to watch for some of these common motorcycle problems. Some of them are caused by being in storage over the winter. Others are caused due to regular wear and tear. At Joe’s Auto Sales, we are more than happy to answer any questions you may have about these four common motorcycle issues.