Thompson’s Complete Guide to Tire Rotation Service

October 16th, 2021 by
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  At Thompson Sales, you don’t need an appointment to have your car tires rotated. Just come by our Quick Lube between 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, and our technicians will rotate your tires. Take a look at your comprehensive guide to Thompson’s tire…

Our Guide to Common Types of Car Maintenance

October 6th, 2021 by
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The staff at Thompson Sales prides itself on service after the sale. We have a world-class service department that keeps your vehicle running smoothly, whether it’s time for routine maintenance or your vehicle needs something done right away. Please read our complete guide to common types of car maintenance. Oil Changes Your vehicle owner’s manual…

FAQs About Sunroofs on New & Used Vehicles

September 21st, 2021 by
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A sunroof is a great accessory on a new or used vehicle! It allows you to get a good breeze going through the cabin without having a full convertible. In today’s blog from Thompson Sales, we take a look at frequently asked questions about sunroofs on new and used vehicles. What is a sunroof? A…

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We Answer Common Questions About Getting an Oil Change in Springfield, MO

September 14th, 2021 by
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Thompson Sales strives to be the best car dealership in Springfield, Missouri. To that end, we offer regular services and car maintenance next to our car lot on East Independence in southeast Springfield. Below are some common questions we get about having an oil change in Springfield, Missouri. Where can I get my oil changed…

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FAQs for Missouri Vehicle Registration of New & Used Vehicles

September 7th, 2021 by
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Congratulations! You just purchased a new or used vehicle. Before you enjoy your ride too much, you need to know a few things about the process of Missouri vehicle registration so you can get proper license plates on your car now and in the future.   Can you drive a car without plates if you just…

Why Are Used Vehicle Prices So High Right Now?

August 31st, 2021 by
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If you’ve been shopping for a pre-owned car, you’ve probably noticed that buying a used vehicle is significantly more expensive now than it was a year ago.  Understandably, this can be shocking if you’re expecting to find a used car at a more typical price. However, there are several different reasons for the sudden increase…

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When Will You See More New Vehicles On Our Lot? Thompson Sales Explains

August 24th, 2021 by
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If you’ve been shopping for a new car at various dealerships around Springfield, MO lately, you’ve probably noticed one common theme: There are very few new vehicles for sale. But why is this happening?  At Thompson Sales, we understand that it’s frustrating to not be able to browse a full inventory of new vehicles, especially…

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Why Are Some Car Colors More Popular Than Others? Our Body Shop Explains

August 17th, 2021 by
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When it comes to design for cars, homes, and other products, color trends change over time. The same is true of car colors, both for the interior and exterior of the car. What’s popular now may not be in five years, but some colors will always be popular despite the trends that come and go….

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Our Guide to Car Bumper Repair

August 10th, 2021 by
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Unfortunately, if you rear-end someone or run into something while driving, your bumper typically takes the brunt of the damage. Although it’s designed to do so, you’ll want to get it repaired as soon as you can regardless of how severe the damage is.  At the Thompson Sales body shop, we’ve repaired our fair share…

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How to Detail Your Used Car to Make it Look Sharp

August 6th, 2021 by
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Searching for ways to clean and restore your used car to a “like-new” condition? Making small upgrades to your older car can help you keep it longer and may also improve your chances of selling it down the road if you choose to. Here are six great ways to detail your car, from Thompson Sales….

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