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Where are Auction Direct USA’s Locations?

High-Quality Used Cars in Rochester, NY and Raleigh, NC

Are you looking for a used vehicle that is of the highest quality and at a great price? Shopping for a used vehicle can be challenging – especially if you are limiting yourself to Craigslist. Luckily, our dealership has two locations for you to shop from so you can find the perfect vehicle for your needs and budget! Read the rest of this entry >>

Black Chevy Suburban

Check Out How the Chevy Suburban Has Changed Over the Years!

Chevy Suburban Anniversary: 80 Years of Power, Utility & More Video

A while back, we shared a video that showcased how Ford’s trucks have changed over the years. Here at Auction Direct USA, one of our most popular vehicles besides the Ford F-Series is the Chevy Suburban. This can-do-it-all vehicle has been around for 84 years now and it has always been capable yet stylish to match the times. Don’t believe us? Check out this video produced a few years ago by Chevrolet! Read the rest of this entry >>

Mechanic with a bottle of oil

Can I Top Off My Oil Using a Different Grade Than the One That is Currently Being Used?

Can I Mix Different Motor Oils?

When it comes to maintaining our high-quality used vehicle from Auction Direct USA, one of the best things we can do is be mindful of the oil. Check it regularly (once a month), have it changed every three months or 3,000 miles, and top it off as needed. But have you ever found yourself checking the oil in your vehicle, realized that it was low, and discovered that the only oil you had on hand was different than the kind you normally use? Is it okay to use? Keep reading to find out! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Am I Buying a Sports Car or a Muscle Car?

Differences Between Sports Cars, Pony Cars, and Muscle Cars

Here at Auction Direct USA, we occasionally have customers come through and ask for a sports car. And then after talking to them a little more, we discover that what they are really looking for is a pony car or a muscle car. We understand that drivers use “sports car” universally but in order to ensure that you are getting the vehicle that you have always dreamed of, we just wanted to share some information that differentiates a sports car from a pony car and a muscle car. Read the rest of this entry >>

LP Record Albums

Which Greatest Hits Music Albums Should I Play During My Next Road Trip in My Used Vehicle from Auction Direct USA?

Best Greatest Hits Albums for Road Tripping

One of the best things about road tripping is cranking up the radio and singing our favorite songs. Many of us remember popping in a cassette tape or CD into our car’s music system as we cruised down the highway. Today, many of us can still enjoy a CD in our vehicle but we are seeing more and more vehicles with a digital infotainment system that allows us to synch up our smartphones and listen to our favorite podcasts and playlists. While we love this new style of entertainment, we like to keep the tradition of listening to a full album during our road trip. If you need some help adding some awesome greatest hits albums to your Spotify, we’ve got you covered! Read the rest of this entry >>

A multi-generation family

Take a Road Trip Where There is Something for Everyone!

Road Trip Activity Check List for Families

Here at Auction Direct USA, we love talking about road trips with our customers and helping them find a high-quality used vehicle for their journey. Unfortunately, all too often we hear of family road trips that are essentially for one person: a week-long vacation to the lake so Dad can fish while Mom and the kids stay in the cabin after one day out on the water – or a road trip with nothing but art museums for Mom and Dad while the kids would rather play outside. To make your next road trip fun for the whole family, it’s better to include a variety of activities. Here are some suggestions for you to consider: Read the rest of this entry >>

Vehicle's VIN number

Where Can I Find My Car’s VIN?

VIN Location in a Car

Most days, the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) in your car might seem insignificant, but it’s actually very important. Your car’s VIN is the equivalent of your personal Social Security number and it contains a lot of information about the vehicle – including what kind of engine it has, what is the exact paint color, etc. It’s good to know where you can find the VIN in your car, and we are happy to tell you where to look! Read the rest of this entry >>

Two brown horses with "Don't Horse Around When Sharing the Road"

Can Horse Riders Legally Share the Roads with Vehicles?

Vehicle and Horse Safety Tips for Drivers

While many road trip destinations are to cities, many of us love visiting the countryside and breathe in the fresh air. Out in the country, we are more likely to see folks riding horses for either pleasure or training. If you are not familiar with seeing horses out on the road, there are some guidelines that you need to follow in order to keep yourself, the horse, and the rider safe. Read the rest of this entry >>

Mechanic in a service center

How Can I Make My Vehicle’s Suspension Last Longer?

Tips to Make Your Vehicle’s Suspension Last

If you have ever read the specs of a vehicle, you have seen the word suspension. This is an essential component in the architecture of your vehicle and as your vehicle gets more age and miles on it, the suspension can be one of the first things to fall apart if neglected. Luckily, we have some tips to help make your vehicle’s suspension last! Read the rest of this entry >>