Why Is the Used Car Price Different From What It Says in KBB or NADA?

July 22nd, 2021 by
Used Car Windshield with Pricing Information

It’s always a good idea to use vehicle pricing resources like Kelley Blue Book (KBB) or the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) while shopping for a used car. But what happens when a vehicle is being advertised for a price that’s more or less than what KBB or NADA estimates? The experts at Thompson Sales…

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What Goes Into Pricing a Used Car for Sale?

July 17th, 2021 by
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Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a used car, you’ll want to make sure you get the best deal. (Or at least a fair one!) Since different factors will affect the value of a used car, understanding how pricing works can help you more easily navigate the sale or purchase of a car.  At…

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What’s the Market Like for Selling a Used Electric Vehicle?

July 12th, 2021 by
Electric Vehicle at a Charging Station

Thinking about selling your electric vehicle? At Thompson Sales, we will buy your car for cash without requiring that you trade it in for another vehicle on our lot. Even if you’re not wanting to buy a new car right now, selling your used EV to our dealership could save you the hassle of making…

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Taking Your EV on a Long Road Trip by Thompson Sales

February 23rd, 2021 by
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You’re a proud owner of a new electric vehicle! With so many options available, and more on the way in future model years, it’s a great time to own an electric vehicle to keep your fuel and maintenance costs low.  EVs offer great ways to save gas on your daily commute, but what if you…

Thompson Sales Explains How to Use the 2022 Hummer EV’s CrabWalk Mode

February 16th, 2021 by
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You’ve seen the amazing videos of the 2022 Hummer EV and its advanced features. CrabWalk mode is, perhaps, the most jaw-dropping of them all. Why would you want to use a CrabWalk mode? Thompson Sales explains. Off-Roading In the promotional video, you see the Hummer EV cruising along a dirt road in the middle of…

How to Determine Good Mileage on a Used Vehicle

February 9th, 2021 by
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You’re shopping for a used car. You already know you want a certified pre-owned vehicle, and you’ve narrowed it down to a particular body style (coupe, SUV, pickup, and the like). Now it’s time to start assessing individual vehicles to see which would be the best choice for your needs. But how do you know…

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How to Check the Body Condition on a Used Vehicle

February 2nd, 2021 by
Young man inspecting a used vehicle before buying

Thompson Sales wants you to find a high-quality used vehicle that meets your needs. We have a wide selection of used and certified pre-owned vehicles to choose from on our lot! Today’s blog from Thompson Sales explains how to check the body condition on a used vehicle. Scratches, Dents, and Rust Start from the top…

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Thompson Sales Discusses Tips for Winter Travel With Your Family

January 26th, 2021 by
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You’re traveling with your family this winter, whether it’s to grandma’s house three states away or to a fun winter destination for a weekend getaway. Read Thompson Sales’ tips for winter travel with your family as you pack the car and set off on a cold-weather adventure! Prepare Emergency Items It’s extremely important that you…

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How to Winterize Your Gas Tank for Car Maintenance

January 19th, 2021 by
Cars driving in the snow

It’s winter time in the Ozarks! Get ready for colder temperatures and snow. Even with the chilly weather, we still have to drive to work, go shopping, and take the kids to their rehearsals and sports practice. In today’s blog from Thompson Sales, we talk about how to winterize your vehicle’s gas tank as part…

Should You Purchase a New Vehicle With a Flex Fuel Engine?

January 12th, 2021 by
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You have plenty of options when it comes to purchasing a new vehicle. Advanced features include autonomous driving technology, driver warning systems, advanced airbag systems, and high-efficiency engines. Today’s blog from Thompson Sales answers, “Should you purchase a new vehicle with flex fuel engine?”  Popular Choice Flex fuel vehicles are a popular choice among American…

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