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Monthly Archives: January 2018

How to Figure Out if Your Car is Worth Keeping

Happy New Year! With commercials for the new 2018 vehicles flooding your TV screen, you may be asking yourself, “Is really cheaper to keep the car I have, or should I go for it?” At I-70 Auto Service in Kansas City, MO, we think it’s a question worth considering. One thing we know for certain is that regular preventative maintenance can extend the longevity of your current vehicle. If you own your vehicle outright, here are some items you might want to take into consideration: Car Payments: Your car payment now = $0 The average monthly car payment in 2018 = $500 Insurance Payments: Newer cars with higher price tags generally come with higher insurance rates regardless of your driving record. Safety and security features add discounts to your rates, but newer vehicles cost more to repair or replace so it’s really a wash. Registration and Taxes are higher on newer vehicles. Sales Tax can be a hefty am ... read more