How Much Could Your Car Be Worth With NADA Used Car Values?

August 3rd, 2022 by
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Auto dealerships like Thompson Sales may use the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) guide as one of several digital tools to come up with a price for a used vehicle for sale. In today’s blog, we’ll show you how much your vehicle could be worth using NADA used car values. How do the NADA guides…

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Kelley Blue Book & NADA Guide FAQs

July 10th, 2022 by
Used Vehicles in a Row on a Car Lot

Both the Kelley Blue Book and NADA guides are online tools for auto dealers and car sellers. They have been around for decades and are the definitive sources for trying to determine a vehicle’s value. We’ll tell you more details about these guides in today’s educational blog post. What is the purpose of the Kelley…

FAQs for Missouri Vehicle Registration of New & Used Vehicles

September 7th, 2021 by
Missouri Bicentennial License Plates

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.   These questions and answers, posted to the Thompson Sales website,…

Thompson Sales Explains: What Happens When Your Car Is Totaled?

July 26th, 2020 by
Totaled car with its front end smashed in

No one wants to be in a car accident. Around 6 million car accidents happen every year, and 3 million people are injured annually. Around 18 percent of vehicles in accidents are totaled, as of 2017. Part of that is due to people driving older vehicles (because manufacturers build them to last). In today’s blog…

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Thompson Sales Explains the Fees to Register a Vehicle in Missouri

July 14th, 2020 by
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Congratulations! You just bought a new or used vehicle from Thompson Sales! You’ve got temporary tags on it (because you have insurance for the vehicle) until you get your new plates from the state of Missouri. Today’s blog from Thompson Sales explains the fees you need to pay to register your vehicle in Missouri. These…

What’s the Best Way to Handle Car Insurance for Teens?

June 16th, 2020 by
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Thompson Sales understands the thrills and chills of learning how to drive for the first time. Teenagers are excited about the prospects of more freedom, while parents worry about the safety of their kids. It’s an emotional time all the way around! Today’s blog from Thompson Sales explains what’s the best way to handle car…

Used Vehicles and Insurance: How Much Do I Need?

June 10th, 2020 by
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Car insurance is one thing you must consider when buying a used vehicle. Insurance rates may vary based on your driving history, how much you plan to drive your vehicle, and the area where you live. States may mandate certain minimums for coverage as well. Today’s blog from Thompson Sales answers, “How much insurance do…

Questions to Ask Your Car Salesperson When Buying a New or Used Vehicle

March 1st, 2020 by
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Thompson Sales wants you to have the most comfortable, relaxing, and rewarding experience when buying a new or used vehicle. When you first come to our lot, we promise not to put any pressure on you to select one vehicle over another. Today’s blog from Thompson Sales discusses some questions to ask your car salespeople…

Choosing a Car for Uber and Lyft Drivers

January 13th, 2020 by
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Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing programs have taken over the transportation industry, making it easier than ever to travel. The innovation behind ride-share programs allows you to apply to be a driver and immediately get to work! These programs will enable you to pick your hours, giving you the flexibility to work at your own…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Vehicle Financing

June 30th, 2019 by
Man Getting a Vehicle Loan

If you’re planning on getting a new vehicle, there’s a good chance you’ll be financing it. If you’re not familiar with the car financing process, it can be a bit intimidating. We understand! That’s why Thompson Sales is happy to break down the financing options, walking you through the entire process. However, it never hurts…

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