Posts by this Author: Opportunity Max

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Road Tip

Going on a road trip this summer? The classic American cross-country trip is the perfect way to bond as a family and enjoy a reasonably priced vacation. However, going on a road trip can have its share of pitfalls. Here are some tips to handle your family vacation with less hassle and stress.

2200 × 1576

1. Plan your route beforehand.

Although it's good to allow some flexibility for unexpected stops — who can resist the five-star, hole-in-the-wall barbecue restaurant you read out about? — a properly planned route is less stressful and safer for you and your family.

read more
Categories:

Top 5 Reasons to Buy Used Cars in 2018

Used-car sales have been up since 2015 thanks to a growing U.S. economy, according to PR Newswire. More used than new cars have been finding new owners, and folks who study trends don't think that's likely to change in 2018. Of course, the debate of new vs. used cars isn't just dependent on factors like how well the economy is doing, or the trends in automotive manufacturing; sometimes it's just about the benefits of buying a used car.

Here are the top 5 reasons you should consider going pre-owned in 2018.

733 × 541

read more
Categories:

10 Auto Maintenance Tips to Increase Your Car's Resale Value

We all know that as soon as we drive a car off the dealership lot, its value goes down. That’s just a rule of law, like Earth’s gravitational pull or how no couple from “The Bachelor” will ever make it to their wedding day.

With that said, how much your car's value goes down while you own it is often a byproduct of how it’s cared for. If you want to hold onto as much resale value as you can, here are some simple car maintenance tips you should absolutely keep in mind.

4795 × 2200

read more
Categories: ,

How Will Self-Driving Cars Affect the Used Car Market?

Self-driving cars are quickly becoming a reality. While Elon Musk predicts fully self-driving vehicles within two years, others suggest that it might be longer, but most people close to the technology and car industry are talking about when, not if, the switch will occur. 

This advancement is going to bring widespread change to a lot of people and companies. Cities and states are preparing their legislative guidelines for the needs of an autonomous reality, and…

read more
Categories: ,

What's the Difference Between Horsepower & Torque?

You often see them listed as one spec -- X horsepower and X pound-feet of torque. But what does that mean, really? Is one more important when it comes to MPH? How do they relate?

If you're a car aficionado, you're probably laughing by now, but the truth is that many average car buyers don't fully understand the differences between HP and torque. Sure, they see that the bigger number is usually better…

read more
Categories:

The Best Vehicles with High Resale Values

You always want to make sure you receive the best value for anything you purchase, and that includes vehicles. While some vehicles hold their value very well—mostly due to dependability, safety features, spaciousness, and fuel efficiency—others aren’t so lucky. Here’s a list of the new(er) models that have high resale values.

  

·         Subaru WRX - This was the only car to make it into…

read more
Categories: ,

7 Christmas Gifts That Breathe New Life into Old Cars

It might seem like a long way off, but before you know it, those vivid leaves littering the ground will be covered with freshly fallen snow. Yes—it’s the gift-giving season! If your friends and family members are driving around in older vehicles, they’re sure to appreciate these unique car gifts to spruce up their rides. Check ‘em out!

 
Photo: bestproducts.com

read more
Categories: ,

5 Tips to Warm Up Your Car in Winter

Old habits die hard, and none die harder than warming up your car in the winter. While this was once a very necessary task, cars have advanced to the point where they are designed to operate even on frigid mornings. So, when you let your car run in the morning, the main thing you're doing is heating the cabin for your comfort, not to improve your vehicle’s efficiency. With that said, no one…

read more
Categories:

Budget-Friendly 2017 Halloween Events near Blue Springs, MO

Hello, local Blue Springs-ians! The Halloween season is right around the corner, and even if you're on a fairly strict budget this fall, there are several free or cheap festive holiday options around Kansas City and right here in Blue Springs for you and your family to enjoy! Check these out, and you won’t have to break the bank this Halloween.

 

read more
Categories:
McCarthy Pre-Owned Supercenter
3030 NW South Outer Road Blue Springs, MO 64015
Phone: (816) 256-2362 URL of Map