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5 Tips for Car Shopping from Mint Motors

Operating in the automotive industry for the past 30 years, Mint Motors has learned the dos and don’ts of the business. The entire team works hard to disperse their extensive automotive and customer service knowledge with people across the country.

Mint Motors was built on the foundation of honesty, transparency, and integrity and with those pillars, great success has followed. Over the past 13 years, they’ve really honed in on their craft of providing exceptional service, delivering high quality vehicles, and fostering lasting relationships.

Whether you shop at Mint Motors for your next vehicle or stop somewhere local, there are helpful tips to ease the car buying experience. Mint Motors is a Carfax advantage dealer with affinity for transparency to change car buying, beginning with this advice.

1. Check the VIN specific Carfax Report.

Ask for the Carfax Report and make sure it matches the VIN of the vehicle you are looking to purchase. At Mint Motors, they buy vehicles that have a long history of being serviced and maintained along with one owner and clean credentials. Make sure you know the history of the vehicle you want and make sure the dealership is transparent with giving you that information.

2. Read reviews on the Dealership

Someone’s reputation goes a long way, especially when you are deciding where to make a major purchase. Mint Motors dedicates themselves to providing exceptional service before, during, and after purchasing, and their 700 5 Star Reviews reflect that.

3. Ask about Warranties and Service Contracts

This is important — does the dealership sell the vehicle as is? Is the vehicle still under factory warranty? Consider the cost of ownership when choosing to accept or decline a service contract.

4. Do some preliminary research so you know what you don’t/do like

There’s a lot to know — but some great resources are on and I’d even recommend just googling some vehicles you may like and see what others have to say about it.

5. Look at all your finance options

What kind of financing do you want? How’s your credit? There are a lot of factors that can impact your financing options, but I’d advise looking into your credit score prior to coming in and taking into account older vehicles or commercial vehicles may have different interest rates.

Good luck and these are basic tips for car shopping, if you have more questions, put in an inquiry at Mint Motors.

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