Avoid Getting the Used Car Lemon Blues””

Brian England, Mon, Nov 16, 2015

Have you ever purchased a used car before?
 Did you feel comfortable while negotiating?
Did you know the right things to look for?
There’s a saying:  “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”, but making lemonade from a used car lemon is something we would all like to avoid.

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Like so many things in life, there is nothing like a little preparation to make the job go easier, even a used car purchase. Don’t laugh, but the song comes to mind,  A Spoon Full of Sugar from Mary Poppins…

We’ve developed a “spoon full of sugar” for used car purchases.  It’s an e-book called: Don’t Buy a Used Car Without Reading this E-Book – a.k.a. Avoid the “Lemon Blues”. Just reading this e-book in advance can make the purchase go down so much easier.

Not that long ago we had a father and son come into BA Auto Care with a car they weren’t even able to get to pass the safety inspection without spending thousands more than they expected.  They ended up getting rid of the car at a huge loss.  I can’t even begin to chronicle the many customers who have purchased their dream used sports cars and lived to regret it (or even abandon it).

Don’t be that father/son couple. Don’t be that dreamer.  Download our free used car e-book if you are in the market for a used car.  Take your “sugar” straight…and skip the lemonade!

About Brian England

 

Brian England, the current president of BA Auto Care (formerly British American Auto Care) got his start with an auto apprenticeship in a small town in the northwest of London. He came to the U.S. in 1972 to work for a Land Rover dealer in Rockville, MD, and a few years later, started British American Auto Care with his wife, Jennifer. A big believer in preventive auto maintenance, Brian's philosophy is to encourage and educate drivers on the benefits of adhering to a regular maintenance plan.