Guide to Buying Used Cars in Rochester, MN

6 Questions to ask about Used Cars

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The main things that make all used vehicles different from one another include the following basic factors. These are the biggest questions to ask when shopping for a pre-owned vehicle.

  1. How it was driven?
  2. Where was it driven?
  3. How was it maintained?
  4. When was it cleaned?
  5. What’s the cosmetic condition?
  6. Who owned it?

By-the-way, “pre-owned vehicles” and “used vehicles” are the same. Dealers love to say “pre-owned” and drivers love to say “used.” There is no difference unless it is Certified Pre-Owned.

Can’t you just go to the “Rochester Used Car Factory”?

There is no such thing. (try the search yourself: Google Rochester Used Car Factory). What this means is that every used car is completely unique. No two are alike.

used car factory

If you spend any time around a car dealership that sells used cars, you’ll likely hear the phrase,

“there’s no used car factory”

When the sales people are explaining is that there is only 1 of each used car and there will only ever be 1. You can’t custom-order a used car, nor can you find a vehicle with 3 particular scratches or marks in the precise places you want.

So how can you be sure to buy a reliable, high-quality used car? Make sure to check these things when you shop. Even if you can’t ask the previous owner, look over the vehicle and ask yourself or the seller these questions.

 

Question 1:

How was it driven?

Does it matter a used vehicle’s previous owner had a lead foot or drove like a grandma going to church Sunday morning with a hot dish in the driver’s seat?

Yes, it does.

Driving fast, accelerating quickly, and slamming on the brakes puts more stress on your car. Regular maintenance items such as tires, brakes, and oil can wear faster with aggressive use, but you can also increase wear on things like your transmission, your engine, and your suspension. The harder your car needs to work to do what you want it to, the quicker it will start to age.

Hard driving may cause wear

Items like your brakes and tires need to be replaced normally, but things like a vehicle’s transmission, engine, clutch, and suspension require less frequent upkeep.

If you live in Minnesota and your transmission goes out before you get rust on your rocker panels, you might be doing something wrong.

Mild driving habits can also represent increased care and caution for the vehicle as a while. Who do you think is less likely to keep up with regular maintenance on their car–someone who drives cautiously and moderately, or someone who redlines every time they leave a red light? You want to play the odds.

 

Question 2:

Where was it driven?

In general, it doesn’t really matter where a vehicle was driven unless the answer includes or excludes any of the following factors.

Be cautious if you’re considering a used vehicle that was driven on or in…

  • Off-road or gravel roads
  • Frequent heavy traffic or short trips
  • In a salt-water climate (looking at all you Snow birds…)
  • Farm, construction site, or other heavy-use environment
  • For storm chasing, rallycross, street racing, or demolition derbies

It may be good if the vehicle was driven…

  • Only in the summer (if winterized properly)
  • Exclusively in mild-weather states
  • Mostly on the highway
  • and parked in a garage every night

While these things aren’t deal breakers, if you’re considering a used vehicle that meets any of these criteria, you should dive deeper into any related systems that may be affected.

For example, if you’re buying a Wrangler Rubicon for actual off-road use, it might not be a bad things if it was already used off road. However, you should certainly make sure things like the suspension, clutch, underbody, and rims are in good shape and good, working condition. Or, if you’re looking at a vehicle that spent most of its time on the beach in Florida, you may want to make sure it was given regular, thorough car washes to clean out the salt water from the entire vehicle.

Highway mileage can frequently be a positive factor, as it means there were fewer on/off engine cycles with all the metal in the engine expanding and contracting again with heat. Chances are the transmission got less wear as well, as the vehicle would have spent most of its miles on overdrive or highest gear, without shifting back and forth as much. It also means less wear and tear on the brakes, suspension, structural components. However, you may have more rock chips on the front of the hood.

 

Question 3:

How was it maintained?

Two extremes could be used to answer this question.

The first extreme would be complete adherence to all manufacturer’s recommended maintenance items, at the manufacturer’s dealerships only, with proactive replacement of wearing parts using original equipment only.

The opposite extreme would be, “We never changed the oil. Runs great though.”

Most used vehicles will have a medical history somewhere in-between those two extremes.

Oil Changes

Regular oil changes are definitively the most important regular maintenance item for your vehicle. These should occur every 4000-8000 miles, depending on the year, make, model, and type of oil used.

To better understand, compare the components in your engine with your brakes. Your brakes have friction in order to stop your car. If you put oil on your brakes, there won’t be friction and your car won’t stop when you press the brakes.

But your engine SHOULD have oil in it. If it doesn’t have oil, it will start to function like your brakes, creating friction and eventually stopping your car. So, you need oil in your engine because you don’t want it to stop your car.

is there oil?

If the vehicle used full synthetic oil, there will be the least amount of build-up in the engine. Semi- or regular oil may create additional build-up in the engine. While this might never cause an issue, there is something to be said about only using full synthetic. What really matters though is the actual condition of the engine. If it runs well, doesn’t have any codes, funny noises, or abnormal vibrations, there’s a good chance it will last a long time even if it only used regular oil. The type of oil doesn’t matter nearly as much as the frequency of regular oil changes and the presence of oil at all times.

Just remember the following things once you buy your next used vehicle:

  • Change your oil. Period.

Preventative Maintenance & Maintenance Intervals

While not as crucial as oil changes, preventative maintenance and larger routine updates may have a big impact on the quality of a used vehicle. Things like transmission fluid flushes, wheel bearings, spark plugs, and other things are important to replace when they are due. While some cars may last a long time on the original components, your chances of getting 200k + miles out of a vehicle are greatly increased with factory-recommended maintenance.

  • Spark Plugs
  • Wheel Bearings
  • Brake, Transmission, and other Fluids
  • Suspension components
  • Water pump
  • Alternator
  • Timing Belt or Chain (especially on interference engines)

OEM Parts

Does it really matter if a vehicle has OEM parts? What are OEM Car Parts anyway?

 

Some factory-original parts are more important than others. Things like window wipers, air filters, and oil filters aren’t critical to be original. But things like electronics, sensors, and mechanical parts typically work much better and longer when they are correct OEM.

 

There are some labels you’ll see on after market parts.

  • Exact Fit
  • OEM Spec
  • Exceeds OEM Specifications
  • Used/Reconditioned

These mean different things. However, none of them mean they are the actual, factory-original, OEM parts.

The only place you can get actual OEM parts is from franchise, licensed dealerships. Any place you can buy a brand-new car will have OEM parts.

Sometimes you can work through an independent shop that will use and sell actual OEM parts, but most of the time what happens is they order these parts from your local dealership and then sell them to you through their shop.

 

Question 4:

When was it cleaned?

Especially if you live in Minnesota, you need to wash your vehicle. The salt and brine that is put on the roads before, during, and after a snow storm will have a destructive effect on your vehicle if it sits on there for too long. What happens is that the salt creates corrosion on any exposed metal (except on aluminum, like on some Ford F150s). This corrosion spreads and can sometimes expand even under protected surfaces with things like paint, bed-liners, and rust-proofing.

Paint and rust protection work wonders in Minnesota, especially if applied before any rust is present. They also help prevent rust even if applied later on in a used car’s life. But even so, you need to wash your vehicle, every few weeks at minimum in Minnesota winters, maybe once a month at least in the summer.

Interior fabrics and carpet should also be cleaned, just like in your house. It is usually pretty obvious if the interior of a vehicle wasn’t cleaned enough. There will be visible stains and noticeable odors. Some people will find various wear and smells acceptable, but others will not. It’s really best to actually sit in and drive a used car yourself if you’re considering buying it. Smell is the one thing that cannot be accurately described online.

Just wash your car, folks.

 

Question 5:

What’s the cosmetic condition?

The cosmetic condition of a vehicles matters for both aesthetic reasons and for durability reasons. While you may not care if there are scratches or dings on a used car you’re considering buying, you should be aware of any risks to the vehicle’s paint and therefore body.

Try the scratch test: if your fingernail catches on a scratch in the vehicle, there’s a good chance the scratch does through the clear coat. It may need some touch-up, wax, or more.

Dings and dents are typically the first places to wear through on a car’s paint. The normal protective layer has been altered, bent, or smushed, so it will have lost some of it’s shielding effect.

The cosmetic condition of a vehicle can also provide more information as to how and where the vehicle was driven, or to how it was maintained. Lot’s of big dents and scratches might suggest that the previous owner didn’t take good car of the vehicle, and so there may be greater risk of bigger, mechanical issues.

 

Question 6:

Who owned it?

All of these things can be a mystery if you don’t know what your looking for, but one thing can help you make some inferences about the condition of a used vehicle. If you buy a vehicle from a trusted friend or family member and you know they took car of their vehicles, you have a good chance at getting a great deal on a reliable used car. However, in most cases when you purchase a used vehicle, you will not have any information about the previous owner. This is why it is important to notice the signs of wear and care and to always take the vehicle to an expert mechanic for inspection.

When you buy a used car from a reputable dealership–particularly one who also sells brand new cars–you have the confidence of knowing these things were looked over and meticulously addressed. The reason that new car dealers have good used cars is that their reputations are extremely important. After all, these dealers have the brand names of some of the largest companies in the world, such as General Motors, Ford, Toyota, etc. You can bet that Toyota doesn’t want its name on a franchise dealer that sells junky used cars alongside brand-new Land Cruisers.

 

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This 2015 200 S is For Sale at Nissan of Rochester. **7 DAY RETURN POLICY**, **NO ACCIDENTS**, **LOCAL TRADE**, **BACKUP CAMERA**, **BLUETOOTH**, **REMOTE START**, **POWER DRIVERS SEAT**, **DUAL CLIMATE CONTROLS**, **TOUCH SCREEN**, **AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION**, 200 S, 4D Sedan, 3.6L V6 24V VVT, 9-Speed Automatic, AWD, billet silver metallic clearcoat, black Cloth. Awards: * 2015 IIHS Top Safety Pick+, Top Safety Pick+ * 2015 KBB.com Best Buy Awards Finalist * 2015 KBB.com 10 Best Sedans Under $25,000 Reviews: * One of the more attractive interiors in the segment at an affordable price is tough to overlook. A refined 4-cylinder engine offers respectable fuel economy due in part to the new 9-speed automatic transmission. If it’s power you seek, the Pentastar V6 serves up 295 horsepower. Source: KBB.com * Strong V6 engine; composed ride and handling; high-quality interior materials; slick infotainment interface; available all-wheel drive. Source: Edmunds * The advanced engineering of the redesigned 2015 Chrysler 200 results in highly efficient, refined performance. The exterior design blends coupe-like proportions with a tasteful fit and finish. A dynamic stance, wind-swept profile, finely sculpted curves and aggressive wheel-to-body proportions result in a sophisticated road presence. The 200 redefines the sedan interior. A traditional center console is replaced with one that is ergonomic and space efficient. It combines climate controls, the Electric Park Brake and connectivity functions with storage features. A connection to a USB or auxiliary media hub is located under the cup holder. Controls for the available dual-zone automatic temperature control are in short reach and easy to use. The 200 fuel economic ratings speak for themselves. The 2.4L Tigershark MultiAir II four-cylinder engine provides up to 36mpg HWY, while the available 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine delivers up to 31mpg HWY with 295hp. The Rotary E-shift features a wide gear ratio spread provides smooth, indecipherable transfer between gears at all speeds. Standard on all 200 models (except the LX) the Uconnect 5.0 System includes a high-resolution 5in touchscreen, one year of SiriusXM Radio, Integrated Voice Command, Bluetooth technology, a media hub with mobile device integration and more. To keep driving safe, 200 models include standard steel cage construction and eight airbags that help deliver excellent occupant protection in front, side and rear impacts. Advanced accident avoidance features include available Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist. Class-exclusive features include available Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go functions, available Forward Collision Warning, and available Parallel Park Assist. Source: The Manufacturer Summary billet silver metallic clearcoat 2015 Chrysler 200 S 4D Sedan AWD 9-Speed Automatic 3.6L V6 24V VVT 18/29 City/Highway MPG
 
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**NO ACCIDENTS**, **BLUETOOTH**, **POWER DRIVERS SEAT**, **STEERING WHEEL RADIO CONTROLS**, **SIRIUS XM RADIO**, **ALLOY WHEELS**, **ALL WHEEL DRIVE**, **AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION**, **PASSED DEALER INSPECTION**, **RECENT OIL CHANGE**, **FULLY DETAILED**, Equinox LT 1LT, 4D Sport Utility, 2.4L 4-Cylinder SIDI DOHC, 6-Speed Automatic with Overdrive, AWD, Mocha Steel Metallic, Jet Black Cloth. Mocha Steel Metallic 2011 Chevrolet Equinox LT 1LT 4D Sport Utility AWD 6-Speed Automatic with Overdrive 2.4L 4-Cylinder SIDI DOHC 20/29 City/Highway MPG Awards: * 2011 IIHS Top Safety Pick Reviews: * If you prefer bold styling over bland, cutting edge audio and navigation over gutless four speaker systems, and class-leading 32-mpg highway fuel economy, Chevrolet has built a crossover utility vehicle for you. Source: KBB.com * Premium look inside and out; quiet cabin with lots of storage bins; adjustable backseat; fuel-efficient four-cylinder. Source: Edmunds
 
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This 2011 Outback 2.5i is For Sale at Nissan of Rochester. BUDGET+ We offer these vehicles for a short time before selling at auction. We do not warranty them due to miles and/or year. They may have a few bumps or bruises but are generally sold well under market value. We do not ship them. These vehicles must be test driven and inspected in person. **BLUETOOTH**, **HEATED SEATS**, **LEATHER**, **POWER DRIVERS SEAT**, **DUAL CLIMATE CONTROLS**, **STEERING WHEEL RADIO CONTROLS**, **SUNROOF**, **ALL WHEEL DRIVE**, **AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION**, Outback 2.5i Limited, 4D Sport Utility, 2.5L 4-Cylinder, CVT Lineartronic, AWD, Azurite Blue Pearl, Ivory Leather. Awards: * 2011 IIHS Top Safety Pick * 2011 KBB.com Best Resale Value Awards * 2011 KBB.com 10 Best Used All-Wheel-Drive Vehicles Under $10,000 Reviews: * If you’re looking for an economical wagon with an emphasis on safety, features, fuel-economy and true off-road ability, the Outback is pretty much your best bet. Source: KBB.com * Spacious interior, excellent outward visibility, crossover-besting cargo space, comfortable ride, perfect crash scores, commendable off-road performance for a wagon, simple controls on lower trims. Source: Edmunds Azurite Blue Pearl 2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 4D Sport Utility AWD CVT Lineartronic 2.5L 4-Cylinder 22/29 City/Highway MPG
 
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2006 Ridgeline RTL For Sale at Subaru of Rochester in Rochester Minnesota. BUDGET+ We offer these vehicles for a short time before selling at auction. We do not warranty them due to miles and/or year. They may have a few bumps or bruises but are generally sold well under market value. We do not ship them. These vehicles must be test driven and inspected in person. Ridgeline RTL, 4D Crew Cab, 3.5L V6 SOHC VTEC 24V, 5-Speed Automatic, 4WD, Green, Gray w/Leather Seat Trim. Awards: * NACTOY 2006 North American Truck of the Year Green 2006 Honda Ridgeline RTL 4D Crew Cab 4WD 5-Speed Automatic 3.5L V6 SOHC VTEC 24V 16/21 City/Highway MPG
 
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2011 Equinox LS For Sale at Subaru of Rochester in Rochester Minnesota. **7 DAY RETURN POLICY**, **NO ACCIDENTS**, **BLUETOOTH**, **SIRIUS XM RADIO**, **AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION**, **PASSED DEALER INSPECTION**, **RECENT OIL CHANGE**, **FULLY DETAILED**, Equinox LS, 4D Sport Utility, 2.4L 4-Cylinder SIDI DOHC, 6-Speed Automatic with Overdrive, FWD, Summit White, Light Titanium/Jet Black Cloth. Awards: * 2011 IIHS Top Safety Pick Reviews: * If you prefer bold styling over bland, cutting edge audio and navigation over gutless four speaker systems, and class-leading 32-mpg highway fuel economy, Chevrolet has built a crossover utility vehicle for you. Source: KBB.com * Premium look inside and out; quiet cabin with lots of storage bins; adjustable backseat; fuel-efficient four-cylinder. Source: Edmunds Summit White 2011 Chevrolet Equinox LS 4D Sport Utility FWD 6-Speed Automatic with Overdrive 2.4L 4-Cylinder SIDI DOHC 22/32 City/Highway MPG
 
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This 2010 Armada Platinum is For Sale at Nissan of Rochester. BUDGET+ We offer these vehicles for a short time before selling at auction. We do not warranty them due to miles and/or year. They may have a few bumps or bruises but are generally sold well under market value. We do not ship them. These vehicles must be test driven and inspected in person. **LOCAL TRADE**, **BACKUP CAMERA**, **BLUETOOTH**, **NAVIGATION**, **HEATED STEERING WHEEL**, **HEATED SEATS**, **LEATHER**, **POWER DRIVERS SEAT**, **DUAL CLIMATE CONTROLS**, **STEERING WHEEL RADIO CONTROLS**, **TOUCH SCREEN**, **REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT**, **SUNROOF**, **THIRD ROW SEAT**, **4 WHEEL DRIVE**, **AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION**, **PASSED DEALER INSPECTION**, **RECENT OIL CHANGE**, **FULLY DETAILED**, Armada Platinum, 4D Sport Utility, 5.6L V8 DOHC 32V Endurance, 5-Speed Automatic with Overdrive, 4WD, Smoke, Charcoal Leather. Smoke 2010 Nissan Armada Platinum 4D Sport Utility 4WD 5-Speed Automatic with Overdrive 5.6L V8 DOHC 32V Endurance 12/18 City/Highway MPG
 
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**NO ACCIDENTS**, **BLUETOOTH**, **REMOTE START**, **HEATED SEATS**, **LEATHER**, **POWER DRIVERS SEAT**, **DUAL CLIMATE CONTROLS**, **STEERING WHEEL RADIO CONTROLS**, **TOUCH SCREEN**, **SIRIUS XM RADIO**, **ALLOY WHEELS**, **AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION**, Regal Premium I Turbo, 4D Sedan, ECOTEC 2.0L I4 SIDI VVT DOHC, 6-Speed Automatic with Overdrive, FWD, White Diamond Tricoat, Cashmere Leather. White Diamond Tricoat 2012 Buick Regal Premium I Turbo 4D Sedan FWD 6-Speed Automatic with Overdrive ECOTEC 2.0L I4 SIDI VVT DOHC 18/29 City/Highway MPG Awards: * 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick * 2012 KBB.com 10 Most Comfortable Cars Under $30,000 Reviews: * If you’ve grown tired of the generic-looking mid-size "one size fits all" crowd, and you think it might be time to give a domestic manufacturer another chance, the 2012 Buick Regal will definitely help convince you that just because a car has four doors doesn’t mean it has to be boring. Source: KBB.com * Sporty handling; high fuel economy from eAssist model; upscale cabin; lots of standard features. Source: Edmunds
 
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This 2011 Civic LX is For Sale at Nissan of Rochester. BUDGET+ We offer these vehicles for a short time before selling at auction. We do not warranty them due to miles and/or year. They may have a few bumps or bruises but are generally sold well under market value. We do not ship them. These vehicles must be test driven and inspected in person. **AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION**, Civic LX, 4D Sedan, 1.8L I4 SOHC 16V i-VTEC, Compact 5-Speed Automatic, FWD, Dyno Blue Pearl, Black w/Cloth Seat Trim. Awards: * JD Power Initial Quality Study * 2011 IIHS Top Safety Pick * 2011 KBB.com Brand Image Awards Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards are based on the Brand Watch(tm) study from Kelley Blue Book Market Intelligence. Award calculated among non-luxury shoppers. For more information, visit www.kbb.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc. Reviews: * If you appreciate world-class refinement (along with impressive mileage), and you’re looking to spend anywhere from $16,000 to $25,000 for a new car, your test-drive schedule might not continue past the Honda dealer. Source: KBB.com Dyno Blue Pearl 2011 Honda Civic LX 4D Sedan FWD Compact 5-Speed Automatic 1.8L I4 SOHC 16V i-VTEC 25/36 City/Highway MPG
 

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