At Glockner, we are happy to help Southern Ohio drivers stay up-to-date with the latest in model information, service tips, and even more with articles below! 

What is a Buy Here, Pay Here Dealership & How does is work?

It's important to know about all your options when buying a vehicle. A buy here, pay here dealership can provide options, especially if you have less than desirable credit scores. It can make it easier for you to buy a vehicle and get the financing that you need - even when traditional banks have told you "No."

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Electric Vehicles available at the Glockner Family of Dealerships

Looking for an all-new, all-electric vehicle in the Southern Ohio area? The Glockner Family of Dealerships is proud to offer Chillicothe, Jackson, Waverly, and the surrounding areas with access to the largest inventory selection in southern Ohio. In addition to our extensive inventory selection, Glockner Family of Dealerships also provides the Glockner Guarantee to make the car buying experience easy. With 11 franchises in operation, they have more than 1,500 vehicles in stock! Take a look at just some of the electric vehicles available now with the Glockner Family of Dealerships, and be sure to visit one of our dealership locations for a test drive today!

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Used Cars for Sale at Glockner Family of Dealerships

Why do so many people buy their used cars from the Glockner Family of Dealerships? Is it because all Glockner used cars have passed a rigorous, thorough, and detailed Autocheck inspection? Is it because other used car dealerships rush potential customers with high-pressure sales tactics, whereas Glockner doesn't? Is it because Glockner is one of the few used car dealerships with Live Market Pricing?

Ultimately, it's because of all these things and many more. Our focus is simple; help you locate a used car that meets your budget, addresses your needs, and gives you that wonderful new car feeling. It's just that simple.

When you search for used car dealerships near me, you're guaranteed to come up with many options. Yes, there are plenty of used car lots to choose from. Plenty of dealerships are all too willing to sell you a used car. However, very few have the experience, reputation, customer-centric focus, history of performance, and commitment to service excellence like the Glockner Family of Dealerships has.

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FAQ About the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500

Are you interested in purchasing a new pickup truck? If so, you know that there are plenty of choices out there, and you might be thinking about going with the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500. This is a powerful pickup truck that could be appropriate for numerous driving styles, but we understand that there are a lot of questions that you would like to answer before you make a final decision. At the Glockner Family of Dealerships, we are here to answer all of your questions, so take a look at some of the most common questions people ask us about the 2023 GMC Sierra 1500.

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Meet the All-New Dodge Hornet

If you are interested in a small crossover, you probably know that it has been a while since Dodge was a major player in this lineup. Now, it appears that the beloved auto manufacturer is jumping back into the small crossover market, releasing the new Dodge Hornet. At the Glockner Family of Dealerships, we want to make sure that you have access to new vehicles as quickly as possible. Learn more about what to expect from the Dodge Hornet below, and visit one of our dealerships if you would like to test drive some of the vehicles that we have on our lot today.

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Glockner Wants to Buy Your Car

There comes a time for every car owner when they are faced with the decision to sell their car. Whether the plan is to replace an older model and upgrade to a newer pre-owned car, buy or lease a brand-new model, or whether it's a second car you no longer need, now is the time to make a deal. The expert staff at the Glockner Family of Dealerships are ready to help make your choice in selling your car a pleasant and productive experience.

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Used Cars for Sale near Chillicothe, Waverly, and Portsmouth, OH

Anyone looking to buy a pre-owned vehicle wants the best experience possible. When you're on the prowl for a used car, SUV, or truck, the Glockner Family of Dealerships has the inventory and customer service you need. With our 160 years of experience in the Southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky region, Glockner can offer you the vehicle you want that meets your lifestyle and budget. We're excited to have you visit us at one of our locations in the area if you're searching for used car dealerships near you!

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How Glockner Auto Credit Can Help

Most of the time, buying a new car is exciting. For some, the thought of a new vehicle that has that new car smell and updated features and technology is thrilling. For others, it's scary, mostly because they don't know how they are going to pay for a new car. Some car buyers don't have much extra spending money each month. They may also have little or bad credit. If you fall into these categories, don't worry, the Glockner Family of Dealerships can help you. 

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Get to Know the 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 Trim Levels

If you're in the market for a new truck, the dynamic 2023 Chevy Silverado 1500 checks every box. With head-turning good looks, massive amounts of power, and state-of-the-art technology, the new Chevrolet Silverado is in a class of its own. And at Glockner Family of Dealerships, our experienced sales gurus specialize in matching your unique needs to the best trim.

Let's take a closer look at the top trim levels of the new 2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500.

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What are "Buy Here Pay Here" Dealerships?

A buy here pay here dealership is a car dealership that provides financing for the vehicles they are selling. They are providing loans directly to their customers instead of the customer going through a traditional bank or lending institution. The customer then makes their payments on the vehicle directly to the dealership instead of to a third-party lender. There are some benefits to using a buy here pay here dealership. However, there can also be some downsides to using this type of financing. Therefore, it is essential that you consider all of the pros and cons before you decide this is the type of financing you want to use.

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About Glockner Auto Credit

If you are interested in purchasing a new car, you might not be able to pay for it in cash. Fortunately, you do not have to! At the Glockner Family of Dealerships, we have plenty of options that can make it easier for you to afford a car. We offer competitive auto credit rates that can make it possible for you to purchase the car you need at a price you can afford. Of course, we always encourage our drivers to visit our dealerships to test drive the cars we have in stock. Learn more about the vehicles we have available, and contact us with any questions you might have.

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Affordable Auto Credit Vehicles at the Glockner Family of Dealerships

At the Glockner Family of Dealerships, we have a big selection of popular vehicles for any budget. Whether you are looking for a reliable daily driver or something fun for the weekends, we are likely to have exactly what you are looking for. We also offer our own in-house financing. Less than perfect credit? We can help get you behind the well today. Here's a look at some top-budget picks now available. 

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Building the Perfect Tailgate Kit for Your Car

Yes, football season is upon us! And whether you roll with the beloved Buckeyes, Bengals, or any other team, you must be ready for your next tailgate. Fortunately, the tailgating (and automotive) experts at Glockner Family of Dealerships can help. We've outlined a few of our top must-haves for your next tailgate. 

The Vehicle Is Paramount

No matter the team, one of the most fundamental elements of any successful tailgating affair is a truck or SUV. Simply put, SUVs and trucks are simply built for tailgating. Here are a few reasons why a pickup truck or SUV should be the foundation of any tailgating package.

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Top Tips to Save Money on Gas

Are you looking for a way to save money? If so, you might be taking a look at your gas bill, wondering why it keeps going up. Even though it is true that gas has gotten expensive, there are ways for you to save money. What are some of the most important tips you should keep in mind if you want to save money on gas? Take a look at the list below, and do not hesitate to reach out to the team from the Glockner Family of Dealerships if you are looking for more ways to save money.

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Car-Buying Frequently Asked Questions

If you're not sure what type of vehicle you want, ask yourself what your priorities are. Do you want to drive to work solo in a fuel-efficient car, go off-roading in any season, or have enough room for all of the family to ride together?

You can then determine what is available to fulfill your needs by going to our Glockner Family of Dealerships home page and doing an online search. You can specify such options as years, makes, body style, mileage, and price.

If you prefer, you can stop by one of our dealerships and talk to one of our sales consultants. They are experts at helping you narrow our large inventory to one ideal choice for you.

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The Top Benefits of Going with OEM Parts

If it is time for you to swap out some parts on your vehicle, you might be wondering which parts to go with. Even though you are probably on a tight budget, you need to go with OEM parts if you want your car to last as long as possible. At the Glockner Family of Dealerships, we always use original equipment manufacturer parts when we work on cars, including yours. We believe this is important for making sure you have the best driving experience possible. Learn more about some of the top benefits of going with OEM parts.

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Why Service with a Dealership?

Do you think it is time for your car to get a maintenance check? If so, you need to make sure that you take your car to the right location. Even though there are plenty of options available, it is always better for you to get your car serviced by a local dealership. At the Glockner Family of Dealerships, we provide you with access to some of the best service centers in the local area. Learn more about why you need to bring your car to a dealership for service, and contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our maintenance centers. 

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Learn More about Kelley Blue Book's Instant Cash Offer

If you are thinking about selling your car, you want to get as much money for it as possible. If you put your car for sale online, you never know who is going to make an offer on your car. It might be a while before one comes in, but when you get an offer, how do you know if it is a good one or not? At the Glockner Family of Dealerships, we encourage you to take advantage of the instant cash offer from Kelley Blue Book. That way, you know exactly how much your car is worth, and you can bring it to our dealership to learn more. How does the process work, and what do you need to know?

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Road Trip Destinations to Plan for this Summer

Are you looking for some fun road trip destinations this summer? If so, you need to make sure that your car is ready to go. At the Glockner Family of Dealerships, it would be our pleasure to help you make sure your car is ready for an upcoming road trip. Take a look at some of the top destinations you may want to check out this summer and be sure to get your car tuned up by one of our mechanics before you hit the road. That way, you know your car will respond appropriately when the rubber meets the road.

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Get to Know the Electric GMC Models

If you are thinking about making the move to an electric vehicle, you might be thinking about the electric vehicle lineup from GMC. GMC has been one of the most trusted names in the auto industry for decades, and they are expanding their electric vehicle lineup as well. Even though the GMC Hummer EV has gotten a significant amount of attention, a lot of people are even more excited about the 2023 GMC Sierra EV pickup truck, which is the Sierra Denali. At the Glockner Family of Dealerships, we are proud to consistently be one of the first dealerships to get new vehicles on the lot, and we are excited to talk to you about this new vehicle as well.

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Benefits of Choosing Certified Pre-Owned

If you are interested in purchasing a new vehicle, you might be thinking about going with a certified pre-owned vehicle. Buying a used car is a great way to save money because you can avoid a significant amount of depreciation. At the same time, you need to make sure you purchase the right used car to meet your needs. If you see a vehicle that is certified pre-owned, what does this mean? How does it impact your journey as a new car owner? Take a look at a few important points below, and trust the team from the Glockner Family of Dealerships to help you.

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Financing the American Dream at Glockner Finance

A tough off-roader for weekend fun, a comfortable SUV to carry the family, or a sleek sports car for you - these choices may be part of your American dream. Maybe you are looking for custom financing solutions for your independent trucking or heavy equipment. You won't have to pay cash for any of these. Glockner Finance stays in business by helping people like you acquire their dream through loans that are easy on your budget. Find out how by taking a trip to Glockner Finance and following these strategies.

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Benefits of Pre-Qualifying for Auto Loans

If you're in the market for a new car, truck, or SUV, one of the first things you'll need to do is get pre-qualified for an auto loan. Doing so has several benefits that can save you time and money in the long run. Our finance department at the Glockner Family of Dealerships makes the process straightforward, and we're honored to help people from all walks of life.

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Some of Our Inventory of Used Vehicles for Sale in Southern Ohio

At Glockner Family of Dealerships, we have a variety of new and used vehicles for our customers to choose between. Whether you are in the market for a new vehicle or a used vehicle, you will certainly find something that you like on our car lot. We sell used cars that you will enjoy and can depend on. These are some of our most popular and affordable used car models.

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Meet the All-New Electric Silverado

The Chevrolet Silverado is the brand's hardworking pickup that's received many awards for its performance, innovation, and value. The manufacturer takes forward-thinking drivers into the future with the all-electric 2024 Chevy Silverado EV.

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Our Favorite Used SUV Models

The popularity of SUVs continues because these vehicles are known for more space, flexibility, and features than smaller cars. There are better safety features now in SUVs and a certain comfort that many drivers experience with a higher view of the road.

SUVs offer plenty of seating and storage space, and now include fuel economy that rivals smaller sedans. They come in various sizes, from compact to vehicles spreading three rows of seats, not to mention different colors and options available. Whether you are transporting a youth sports team or building supplies for do-it-yourself home improvements, there's an SUV that can meet your lifestyle.  

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Tips to Retain Your Car's Value

You enjoy driving your new vehicle now around Southern Ohio. But someday, you'll want to either trade it in or sell it to buy a new ride at the Glockner Family of Dealerships. If you want to get the best price for your offering, check out these tips to retain your car's value.

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Why Shopping for a Used Car Could be a Better Investment

Given the high prices of driving these days, shopping for a new car is like making an investment that lasts for several years. At the Glockner Family of Dealerships in Southern Ohio, you'll find both new and used cars. The advantages of purchasing a new vehicle include high reliability, warranties, and the latest tech. However, shopping for a used car could be a better investment for the following reasons..

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How to Check Your Vehicle's Fluids

Your vehicle is a complete package of numerous systems and components. Additionally, there are a variety of fluids that your vehicle uses to run smoothly. While it may be difficult for you to keep track of the many components that are on your vehicle, identifying and routinely inspecting the major parts and systems of your vehicle will help you maintain your vehicle. These are some of the most important fluids that are in your vehicle.

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Our Favorite Things about the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500

We know you love full-size trucks and there's plenty to love about the new 2022 GMC Sierra 1500. In fact, there are a lot of things that we just can't get enough of, from its bold, statement-making styling to its incredible array of tech, comfort, and capability features. Follow along as we detail our favorite things about the Sierra 1500 and how they help it stand out from the competition.

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Winter Car Maintenance Tips

In Ohio, winter brings with it more than just bone-chilling temperatures and short days. The season is often marked by ice, snow, and other inclement weather events. These can make driving hazardous. To help other Ohio drivers, the Glockner Family of Dealerships offers the following winter car maintenance tips: 

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10 Things You Need to Know About Your New 2022 Ram 1500

The Glockner Family of Dealerships is proud to offer the new 2022 RAM 1500. But before you get behind the wheel, there's plenty you should know about this impressive full-size pickup truck.

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Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

Not all tires are made equal. Some offer incredible grip in dry conditions while others excel in the wet. With winter on the horizon, you might be thinking about how well your current all-season tires might perform in cold weather. You've heard about winter tires, but aren't sure what they offer and whether they really earn their keep in the snow.

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Top 5 Myths About Buying a New Car

Whether you're a first-time buyer or have owned several vehicles, you probably approach the Glockner Family of Dealerships with preconceived notions. You may have developed these ideas from your own experiences, what family and friends have said, browsing auto authority websites, or reading books and magazines. Much of what you believe about buying a new car is true. But we're to dispel the top five myths that get in the way of your getting the best deal.

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Top Fuel-Efficient Vehicles at the Glockner Family of Dealerships

Through the advancement of technology, manufacturers have been getting increasingly better at optimizing the fuel efficiencies of their vehicles. There are many great fuel-efficient vehicles to choose from in the modern automotive market. At our family of dealerships, we have vehicles from Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Honda, and Toyota. We have fun vehicles, vehicles that are large, luxurious vehicles, and vehicles that are fuel-efficient, among a variety of others. These are some of our most fuel-efficient vehicles.

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What the Symbols on Your Vehicle's Dashboard Mean

Vehicles, both new and old, are equipped with many features and technologies that they need to run smoothly and properly. However, these features and technologies can vary widely across the many models that are available on the automotive market. When a light pops up on a gauge cluster, it can be tough to determine what the light may be indicating. However, every light on a vehicle has a meaning and many vehicles have the same gauge lights. There are a few symbols that you should know about on your vehicle. 

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Dangers of Driving with Low Oil Level

Your car's engine relies on the oil in it to lubricate its components. In addition, this invaluable substance also helps reduce the heat and friction that are associated with the inner workings of such a complex machine.  

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All-New 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Tech & Safety Features

If you ask our Glockner Family of Dealerships in Portsmouth, OH, what vehicle to buy for your family, we recommend the 2021 Grand Cherokee L. It pampers up to six passengers on seats that are available with built-in heating and ventilation. You can also fold down the rear seatbacks to maximize cargo volume to 84.6 cu. ft.  Dual-Zone Air-Conditioning encourages you and your front passenger to set separate temperatures. You and your passengers will be surrounded by the following high-tech and safety amenities. 

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How to Prepare Your Vehicle for a Trade-In

The time may have just arrived when you are thinking of trading in your older vehicle for a brand-new vehicle. You may be researching the trade-in process, or you may be fully ready to head right out of the door to bring your vehicle to the dealership. However, before you drop your keys into the hands of your salesman, there are a few things that you will certainly want to prepare for your vehicle so that you can receive the most for it. Preparing your vehicle before you trade it in will not only allow you to get the most value from it, but it will also make the trade-in process much smoother for you and the dealership. 

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Dos and Don'ts of Purchasing a New Vehicle

It's exciting to buy a new vehicle at the Glockner Family of Dealerships, which serves Southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky. But if you want to get the best value for your money, you need to come in with a clear head and practice some of these dos and don'ts. 

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Vehicle Maintenance Checklist

Following a car maintenance interval can help you avoid costly repairs, and you'll also help maintain the value should you sell it in the future. This useful guide provides an overview of the recommended maintenance you need to keep your car running in peak condition. 

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Advantages of Selling Your Vehicle to a Dealership

Has the time come to sell your vehicle? If you've dabbled around with trying to sell it yourself, only to find a disappointing result, there is a better way! The Glockner Family of Dealerships offers an honest and simple way for you to sell your vehicle to us. Here are some of the main benefits you'll enjoy when you sell your car to our dealership. We're honored to help you with the process (and you'll be much happier as a result). 

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All-New Glockner Portsmouth Automall

If you're looking for the best deal on a new, used, or Certified Pre-Owned vehicle, you've come to the right place. At Glockner Portsmouth Automall, you can explore and shop the top brands in the USA. Instead of having to go to six different dealerships, you can shop all new ChryslersDodgesJeepsRamHondas, and Toyotas virtually under our one roof. And no matter which brand you choose, you'll enjoy world-class customer service at every turn. 

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Financing for First-Time Car Buyers

Maybe you've just graduated from college and need a vehicle to commute to your first full-time job. Or maybe a change in your marital situation demands that you buy a vehicle on your own. These are just some of the many reasons that you have no credit and are buying a car for the first time.

You may feel that it would be impossible for you to obtain financing given your lack of credit history. But we at the Glockner Family of Dealerships put people like you into cars every day. And we'd like to offer you some advice on how to make that happen.

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Car Terms to Know When You're Trading In

Many people who are searching for a new vehicle wish to trade in their current one. The benefits allow the value of your trade-in to be used towards the purchase of a new car. At the Glockner Family of Dealerships, our friendly sales professionals guide you through the process every step of the way. Knowing a few important terms can help you have more confidence in your decision. Here are a few common questions about car terms answered by our experts. 

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Buying or Leasing: Which is Right for You?

Purchasing a vehicle is a big deal and involves numerous decisions that can have long-term impact. And one of the most important decisions you'll make is whether you finance your vehicle through an auto loan vs auto lease. Fortunately, you don't have to make this decision by yourself. The seasoned finance gurus at Glockner Auto Credit can help. 

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Benefits of Getting Pre-Qualified for an Auto Loan

Whether you decide to buy your vehicle at the Glockner Family of Dealers or somewhere else, here's what getting an auto loan typically entails. You discuss your private money information with one or more members of the finance team. You then wait while they check your credit score and look at your credit report. You then receive approval for a loan that may or may not cover the car that you've set your heart on.

You can avoid all this lack of privacy and waiting, and receive other benefits if you get pre-qualified.

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Benefits of a Down Payment

When you buy a car at the Glockner Family of Dealerships, you'll need to finance your purchase with an auto loan unless you're paying the cash price in full. You may think you're saving money if you put no money down and turn the entire price into monthly installments. But making a down payment offers many benefits.

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How Many Years Can You Finance a Car?

When you are purchasing a vehicle, one of the most important decisions that you are going to make is the length of your vehicle loan payments. That's because the length of your vehicle payments will have a big effect on your monthly budget as well as your overall vehicle cost. Therefore, you may be wondering what vehicle loan lengths are available. Here's a look at how long you can take to finance a new or a used vehicle. 

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How Much Should Your Down Payment Be?

Are you looking to buy a new or used vehicle? Then it's time to start thinking about your down payment. A down payment is the upfront lump payment that you make for your vehicle. If you have not purchased a vehicle recently, then you may be wondering how much you should put towards a down payment. Here, we'll take a look at down payments and how much you should save up.

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Benefits of Buy Here Pay Here Dealerships

If you're thinking of taking the traditional route when financing your car purchase, here's what could happen. You go to a dealer and pick the car of your dreams. Then you go to your bank or credit union to try and get a loan. After filling out all kinds of paperwork, you wait a few days and the lender rejects your application. They make their money lending other people money and your credit just isn't good enough.

That would not happen at the Buy Here Pay Here Glockner Family of Dealerships.

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How Auto Loans Can Help Your Credit Score

It's a chicken and egg problem. You can't get an auto loan, or any loan for that matter unless you have a good credit score. But you can't get a good credit score without a loan. At the Glockner Family of Dealerships, we're here to provide solutions to this problem.


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Glockner Family of Dealerships

2901 US Highway 23
Directions Suite A
Portsmouth, OH 45662

  • Sales: 740-677-6886
  • Service: 740-353-2161
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