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mechanic working on a car
Every car, truck or SUV in the Washington DC or Baltimore area requires regular servicing to help maximize its longevity and performance, but some vehicles require more frequent visits to a dealership or mechanic than others.
Electric Vehicle at charging station
There’s good news on the local front on electric vehicle tax incentives and rebates in Virginia. The Virginia General Assembly approved HB 1979, which provides a $2,500 rebate for the purchase of a new or used electric vehicle.
car driving in harsh winter weather
Do you know which vehicles are best suited for harsh winter weather? Used car dealer, Easterns, provides the best options for you to choose from!
car technology making driving and roads safer
As cars continue to adopt new technology, roads & drivers are becoming more safe. Used car dealer, Easterns, explains the latest in car tech, here!
regular car maintenance affects cars valuation
Having your vehicle regularly maintained can impact its resale value. Used car dealer, Easterns, explains everything you need to know in detail, here.
woman leasing her first car
Interested in leasing a car but unsure what is needed? Used car dealership, Easterns explains everything you need to know in detail, here!
Used Honda NSX
Honda and Acura cars, trucks and SUVs are some of the best-selling products in the Honda brand. If you are looking to purchase one of these vehicles, you chose a great brand. While both technically come from the same parent company, they are known for and purchased for different characteristics.
getting the most money for your trade-in car

If you are considering buying a new car, you might also be looking into trading in your current vehicle. While some vehicle owners believe private sales are better because it will result in a better sale price, trading in a vehicle offers far less hassle and less risk of costly errors. According to Consumer Reports, most people prefer to trade their vehicle in because it is easier than selling it themselves. All the paperwork, signing and financing is done in one place.

If you want to get great value out of your car without the drawn-out process of selling it yourself, it just makes sense to trade in your vehicle. Here are some ways to make the most out of your trade in.

Don’t Trade in Your Car and Shop for a New Car at the Same Time

Trading in your car is a great option for those shopping for a new or even used

will ev or traditional gas cars hold their value better

The transition from gas powered vehicles to electric and hybrid vehicles is sweeping the nation. Although the change is good for environmental sustainability, it’s less clear whether EV or hybrid vehicle purchases are a good financial investment for vehicle owners. There is much debate surrounding whether an electric vehicle is a good purchase in comparison to a traditional gas-powered vehicle, as well as uncertainty surrounding future resale value of EV and hybrid vehicles.

Advancement in Batteries Makes New Electric Battery Models More Affordable

As it stands, current owners of older model electric vehicle are in a sticky situation. As improvements in battery technology in EVs and hybrids are being made, the price of the batteries are dropping. Since batteries in these vehicles make up more than 50 percent of the vehicle’s value, the overall price of electric-powered cars is coming down.

With the advancement of EV batteries in new and future models also comes a

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