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Three of the Best Sedan Options on the Used Market

September 8th, 2023 by
A white 2021 Chevy Malibu is shown from the front at an angle.

Finding a used car dealership near Troy with a broad selection of affordable sedans isn’t easy. The sedan body style has declined in popularity since the introduction of the SUV body style, leaving sedan lovers with fewer choices, especially in the used market. Luckily, three models – the Chevy Malibu, the Ford Fusion, and the…

Used Car Shopping: Our Top Tips for Success

August 11th, 2023 by
A red 2016 Chevy Cruze is shown from the side on a city street.

Most people don’t just wake up one day, head to a dealership, and decide to buy a car. There’s a lot of planning and preparation that goes into the buying process, especially when your budget is weighing heavily on your mind. Many car shoppers turn to used vehicles these days because they can get more…

The Best Used SUVs to Boost Your Adventurous Spirit

July 21st, 2023 by
A blue 2023 Subaru Crosstrek is shown from the front at an angle after leaving a used car dealership..

Did you know there are more than 1200 miles of multi-use trails in New York State? That means there are enough places for you, your family, and your friends to enjoy for a few seasons. From cross-country skiing during the winter or walking and biking during the summer, there’s a trail for everyone. Now all…

A Look at Some of the Best Crossover SUV Options On the Used Market

July 14th, 2023 by
A grey 2020 Chevy Trax is shown from the side while parked on a street after leaving a used car dealership.

With the SUV becoming the ideal method of transportation for the family-oriented consumer, the need for cost-effective models with conservative fuel consumption and, above all, the safety and storage available for today’s modern family is a serious one. As a used car dealership that holds ourselves to the highest standards of quality, DePaula Auto Group…

Auto Financing 101: Answering Your Top Questions

March 27th, 2023 by
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If you’re running a search for “auto financing in Albany, NY,” you’ve probably become overwhelmed with all of your options. From private lenders to dealerships, leases to loans, there’s a lot of finance-related information floating around, which can add more stress to the overall process. Here at DePaula Auto Group, we want to set you…

The Best SUVs for Long Commutes

February 10th, 2023 by
A red 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E is shown from the side driving on a city street.

When you spend a significant amount of time in your vehicle, it’s important to have one you enjoy driving. Sedans tend to be the go-to amongst commuters thanks to their fuel economy, but branching outside of that segment may provide surprisingly satisfying results. SUVs, for example, can also make great commuter cars. They’re roomy and…

Best Selling Trucks: Used Market Edition

January 13th, 2023 by
A blue 2022 Ford F-250 is shown from the front off-roading.

The world of sports is dominated by great rivalries. Every baseball fan knows about the competition between the Yankees and the Red Sox. Football fans follow the rivalry between the Bears and the Packers, or the Bills and the Jets. If you love hoops, then you’ve seen many great contests between the Lakers and the…

Four Things to Consider When Shopping Used

December 2nd, 2022 by
A red 2021 Ford Explorer is shown from the front overlooking a city after looking at used cars near you.

Buying your next car is never easy. There are so many different things to consider. Do I want an SUV or a truck? Do I want to stay with the brand of my current car or try something different? What is my budget? Now, if you are considering buying used, there are even more things…

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Why You Should Trade-In Your Current Vehicle

November 11th, 2022 by
A salesman is shown speaking to a customer about how to value their trade.

When you’re ready to sit behind the wheel of a new car, you might find yourself wondering what to do with your current one. Since you likely don’t need or want an extra vehicle, you’ll have one that needs to be taken off your hands. This predicament means you have several options. You can try…

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