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How Car Dealerships in Waynesville, NC Deal with Credit


Of all the factors that visitors to car dealerships in Waynesville, NC have to deal with, credit can be one of the most frustrating. Probably the biggest issue, from the perspective of the car shopper, is the secrecy that surrounds each person's credit score. Unless you pay a subscription fee of some kind, you can't just pull up your credit score whenever you are curious about it, and it is often very difficult to put your finger on exactly what events, expenses, or even fraudulent activities may have led to a less-than-desirable credit score. Read more...






Our Service Center: Your Clayton, GA Ford Maintenance Resource

People visit our showroom here at Franklin Ford Outlets for lots of different reasons. They might be looking for an affordable pre-owned vehicle that they know they can rely on, or they might be itching to test drive the newest Ford model. But our busy service center is another one of the big reasons that people visit us. Today, we'd like to tell you about the many important services that our incredibly skilled and friendly technicians provide and why so many Clayton, GA Ford owners trust us to service their vehicles. Read more...









Three Great Reasons to Make Us Your Canton, NC Ford Dealer

If you have never made our acquaintance here at Franklin Ford, we are glad to meet you! We like to think that the folks that visit our Franklin, Sylva, and Canton, NC Ford dealer get a car shopping experience that is quite a bit different from the "standard" one. For the past two years, we've gotten a strong confirmation of that fact, and we want to tell you about it in today's blogpost. Along with the testimonials of your North Carolina and northern Georgia neighbors, we have a couple of other great reasons for you to come by our showroom and meet us. Read on to find out what they are! Read more...




Trading in Asheville Used Cars: What You Need to Know

For anyone shopping for used cars for sale in Asheville, NC, the option of a trade-in is an important factor to keep in mind. Trading in your old vehicle to help pay for a new one just makes sense, and it allows you to bypass a number of time-consuming, frustrating, and expensive steps. At the same time, car shoppers need to go into the trade-in process knowing what to expect: unfortunately, many people have an unrealistic idea about how much money their trade-in will be worth! If you have a car that you are looking at trading in as you shop for Asheville used cars, we hope that this advice from the dealership's perspective helps you plan for success. Read more...


Think Style When Shopping for Used Cars in Waynesville, NC

Right at the beginning of your search through the many used cars in Waynesville, NC and the surrounding areas, you should give some careful attention to style. Not style in the sense of looking great and turning heads as you drive down the road, although that's a lot of fun! We're talking about body style. Considering the size of your family and your lifestyle, what body style is the perfect one for you? As you start looking at the different car dealerships in the Waynesville, NC area, you may have already made some assumptions about whether you are going to buy an SUV, a minivan, a sedan, or a pickup. But keep your mind open! It very well may be that there's a vehicle in a different body style that fits all of your needs perfectly. Here are some tips for deciding on what body style is right for your next vehicle: Read more...


Buying in Sylva, NC: Used Cars or New?

On our lot near Sylva, NC, used cars and new models are sold side by side every day. We are confident in every vehicle's quality-if we weren't, we wouldn't be selling it to our neighbors. That being said, though, there are pros and cons to buying both new and used cars. We hope that this post will help you work through the issues as you decide whether your family's next vehicle should be a discounted, gently used pre-owned car or the newest innovation from Ford. Read more...



Exciting Additions to Your Sylva, NC Ford Dealership 

Here at Franklin Ford, we aim to be the top destination for both new and used models in Asheville, Franklin, and Sylva, NC. We've been honored by recognition in local papers and by the great response of so many of our local customers, and we look forward to continuing to serve this incredible community in 2017. In this first blogpost of the new year, we wanted to give you updates on two very exciting developments that give you more reason than ever before to stop by our Macon County showroom and see what's new. Read more...



Fourteen Great Years Selling New and Used Cars in Waynesville, NC

This month, Franklin Ford celebrates its fourteenth anniversary. We have had such a great time becoming members of this friendly, scenic, and beautiful community, and we think that fourteen years of success is a great reason to celebrate. We're putting on a very special December event at our Franklin showroom, where we have sold both new and used cars to Waynesville, NC customers for those fourteen years, as a way to thank those great customers and offer them exciting discounts on the year's most talked-about new Ford models. Read on to find out about this great end-of-the-year anniversary event as well as the other exciting things that have happened this past year at Franklin Ford. Read more...


Five Neglected Maintenance Topics for Asheville Used Cars

In a busy city like Asheville, used cars are everywhere. Some of those cars are owned by drivers who are meticulous about maintenance; they never miss a scheduled oil change and not a drop of ketchup has ever stained the seats. But most of us would have to admit that we neglect the maintenance of our cars quite a bit, usually waiting until a crisis of some kind forces us to open up the hood. Here are five of the most commonly neglected maintenance tasks for Asheville used cars-staying on top of them will extend your vehicle's life and keep it comfortable throughout its life span! Read more...


Three Great Safety Features at Your Canton, NC Ford Dealer

 Every time you get into your car and turn the key, you exercise trust in your vehicle. It's impossible for you to predict what is going to happen around you when you hit the road, and when that unexpected incident occurs, you want to know that your vehicle is built to protect you as well as possible. Today, we cringe as we look back at the age before seatbelts, airbags, and car seats for children, and we appreciate the huge amounts of research and development that have gone into keeping us safe on the road today. Here are three of the most important recent developments in the field of vehicle safety-you can find all of them on display at Franklin Ford, Inc., your family-owned Canton, NC Ford dealer. Read more...


How to Test Drive Used Cars in Waynesville, NC

You may be a great driver, but are you a good test driver? Driving a car that you've never driven before creates its own challenges, but in addition to those, during your test drive you also want to analyze quite a few features of the vehicle. Folks shopping for used cars in Waynesville, NC often realize on the trip back home that they forgot to take note of several important features during the test drive. In the worst case scenario, they sign a contract and then notice something that they wish they had checked on during the test drive. Here are some tips to help you become a more astute test driver: Read more...



How the Web Has Changed Shopping for Clayton, GA Used Cars

For many people, the Internet has changed the way we do almost everything-pay bills, look for a job or college, conduct research, find the news, and, of course, shop for used cars in Clayton, GA and the surrounding area. The auto sales industry is quickly evolving to accommodate the new tools at the disposal of buyers and the increased ability of the used car shopper to compare prices across a large geographical region without ever leaving the house. Here are a few of those tools and, more importantly, how they can help you get the best deal on that new-to-you car. Read more...



Shopping for Asheville Used Cars: How Much Can I Afford?

For most people, searching for a new car is not a particularly enjoyable experience. You know that your decision is one that you're going to be living with for-hopefully-many years to come, and you want to spend that time in a vehicle that is comfortable, reliable, and large enough for your needs. On the other hand, there is always the question of cost. Apart from the houses we live in, our cars are usually the most expensive item that we buy, and sometimes the need for a new vehicle does not coincide with a savings account large enough to allow us flexibility! Read more...



Asheville Used Cars: Credit Questions

Do you know what your credit score is right now? There are some people who check their credit score on a regular basis, and some who subscribe to a service that allows them to check it at any moment. For most of us, however, our credit score is not part of our daily, monthly, or even yearly life! Our credit checks mainly occur when we are actively seeking a loan to pay for a home, tuition, or other major purchase-which includes, of course, shopping for Asheville used cars. At those moments, your credit score can seem like a number dropped out of the sky into your lap, making it either easier or harder for you to get the loan you're looking for. Read more...



Top Four Mistakes that Clayton, GA Ford Shoppers Make

Shopping for a new or used car at your Clayton, GA Ford dealer is something that you (hopefully!) only do every so many years. But even though you don't get a lot of practice, when you do select that new vehicle for your family, you want to do it like an expert, taking in every consideration and making the best possible choice. To help you with that goal, we have put together a list of four of the most common mistakes that car shoppers make. Avoid these mistakes, and you will be well on your way to becoming a crack car shopper! Read more...



Car Dealerships in Waynesville, NC: Top 10 Reasons to Choose FranklinFord, Inc.

When your family car has broken down for good, the need for a replacement vehicle is urgent! But rushing to the closest used car lot and paying cash for something that has four wheels is probably not the best solution. In this predicament, it's difficult to take a long-term view rather than a short-term one, but if you can do just that, you're likely to save thousands of dollars and some serious headaches. As you consider the available car dealerships in Waynesville, NC, here are the top ten reasons to visit ours: Read more...



Shopping for Clayton, GA Used Cars: How Important is Mileage?

If you have asked any of your friends, neighbors, or family members for advice while shopping around Clayton, GA for used cars, the topic of mileage has probably been the predominant topic. No matter what make, model, year, or condition you are considering, that mileage number is a very important factor. Some experienced shoppers go so far as to claim that it's the most important factor, but any blanket statement like that must come with a lot of exceptions, disclaimers, and clarifications. While you always want to consider mileage very carefully, here are some of the additional facts that you will want to keep in mind as you look at the many Clayton, GA used cars for sale: Read more...


Asheville Used Cars: Who to Trust?

In past decades, the "used car salesman" was stereotyped as a rather sneaky businessman trying to spot naïve car shoppers. For whatever reason, he was also often portrayed as wearing plaid pants...we're not quite sure where that came from! While there are still less-than-honest sellers of cars and trucks out there today, many of us in auto sales have worked very hard to take back our reputation and earn the trust of our customers. As you begin your new or used car shopping adventure, we'd like to give you a few tips on what to look for: Read more...



Buying a Ford in Waynesville, NC: Trade-in Value

When shopping for a new or used Ford in Waynesville, NC, one of the options you will probably consider is trading in your old car. This is a great choice for many vehicle shoppers, but it carries a lot of complexity that can confuse and even frustrate the average person. The more you understand about the trade-in process and all the factors that affect it, the better you will be able to make a wise, financially profitable decision. Here is some backgroundon how trade-in valuesare determined and how you can make the best choice: Read more...



Mileage Tips from Your Franklin Ford Outlets 

There was a time (which many of us can still remember if we try hard enough!) when the cost of gasoline was a very minor topic of conversation. Fuel efficiency was not one of the most important features listed for most vehicles at car dealerships in Waynesville, NC, and we didn't think much about it when deciding how far to drive for the summer family vacation. The landscape is much different today! MPG is one of the top considerations in the minds of most people who visit Franklin Ford outlets looking for a new car, and you can find hundreds of bits of advice across the Internet-some more legitimate than others-on how to improve your vehicle's efficiency. Read more...
 

The Beginner's Guide to New and Used Cars in Waynesville, NC

Perhaps you are a recent college graduate and the subcompact car that your parents let you take to school has finally outlived its usefulness. Or maybe your quickly growing family has made it necessary for you to do something you've never done before: shop for a new vehicle. Whatever your circumstances, making the rounds to the car dealerships in Waynesville, NC can be unpleasant if you feel unprepared for the experience. Allow us to provide you with a few tips for your first car shopping adventure: Read more...
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