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September
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September
21
Are you trying to get rid of your car, but don’t know whether to trade it in to a dealership or sell it yourself to a private party? No problem, we’re here to map out the benefits of trading your car in. Continue reading below to learn why it’s actually the best option! Benefits o...
September
14
September
14
Did you know that an American spends on average over $33,500 for a new vehicle? However, according to J.D. Power, the same year used vehicle only cost $20,000 on average. That basically means that if you purchase a new vehicle, you take 30 percent depreciation hit and a $13,500 loss! That new-car s...
September
07
September
07
You’re driving down the road when your phone lights up. You received a text and you don’t think twice about answering it immediately. “It will only take 5 seconds to reply”, you tell yourself. However, if you’re driving just 55 MPH, you will travel the length of a footb...
September
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September
01
The long weekend is finally here! You’ve worked hard all year long for this, and you’ve more than earned it! Here at LeSueur Car Company, we want to make sure you have a great Labor Day weekend, so read below for some awesome things to do this holiday!   Check out Art Exhibits If...
August
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August
23
It’s a common debate in the world of cars; cloth or leather seats? Each have their own pro’s and con’s so continue to reading to figure out which option is best for you! Cost Cloth seats are usually standard equipment for most cars, so a vehicle with fabric seats usually cost l...
August
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August
17
When people from out of town come to look at our cars, we love to point them in the direction of great restaurants or sights to see within the Tempe area before they leave.  Recently, we realized there are few weekend activities as pleasing as going to a restaurant for a relaxing brunch. The we...
August
10
August
10
You see it on the news every day; some unfortunate soul got their identity stolen. However, you know that reviewing your credit information is important, especially when making big purchase decisions. So how can you ensure the safety of your personal information? Continue reading to find out!  ...
August
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August
01
It’s a story that happens all too often. Just within the past week, two children, in separate situations, passed away in Phoenix after accidentally being left in the family car. These deaths have been so common lately that a Utah Police Officer spent 20 minutes locked in his hot car to demonst...
July
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July
26
The bold Arizona sun can damage your car’s paint job in a matter of just a couple years. This decreases the value of your car and also makes the car look lackluster, and dull. To avoid sun damage and keep your paint job shiny and new, follow these four steps! 1: Wash It It all starts with ...
July
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July
18
You have dreaded this day for 16 years, your teenager is now a licensed driver… You remember what you were like at that age, and that probably scares you the most. Will she obey the speed limit? Will he check his blind spots? Will my baby be safe? Today, your teen can drive a much safer car...
July
11
July
11
We get it, Electric Vehicles (or EV for short), can be intimidating. Some don’t think they are very dependable, while others love them! One thing that can be agreed upon is the fact that EVs are on the rise. To help you understand them better, we’re going to break down the pros and cons....
July
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July
05
If you’ve ever gone through the process of buying a car, then you know that it can be a bit overwhelming. To ensure that this process is as pain free as possible, we came up with some helpful  tips to keep in mind the next time you shop for a car.   1. Keep Your Budget In Mind​ ...
June
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June
27
Monsoon Season is upon us, and there are many dangers to take into account when attempting to drive during severe weather. Many don’t think about being prepared until the time arrives and it’s too late. Knowing what to do if caught out on the highway during one these storms could potenti...
June
13
June
13
Bad driving can result in a wide range of immediate negative consequences, from penalties of a traffic citation, to jail time, or even injury or death. However, there are some other often overlooked consequences that can create problems for your future. These factors could also deter your teenage dr...
May
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May
29
Dust storms (also known as sand storms or Haboobs) are a regular experience in Arizona between May and September, with the most severe of these storms coming in the late summer months. These storms create dangerous and potentially deadly driving conditions due to a reduction in visibility.  Th...
May
11
May
11
Buying a brand new luxury car is a big investment.  As soon as you drive off the lot, you take a 30% depreciation hit, which immediately puts you upside down if you financed your car (unless there is a 30% or more down payment).  So why is it so different when buying a pre owned luxury car...
April
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April
19
Staying up to date on your vehicle maintenance will prolong the life of your vehicle!  Here in Arizona we have some unique environmental situations that can wreak havoc on our vehicles.  Spring is the perfect time to get your car, truck or SUV ready for the Summer, starting with your engin...
April
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April
06
Spring is here and Summer is coming quickly and many of us will be embarking on the glorious American tradition of road trips with the family.  Road trips can be fun as long as you are properly prepared.  Here are some great tips for you and the family as you hea...
March
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March
30
Next time you're in the market for a new car you might want to consider skipping a mass market brand and going with a used luxury vehicle instead.  You can get a pre-owned luxury vehicle for a similar price to mid level new cars, but with much more features and prestige. Everyone knows new...
March
16
March
16
Do you have a son or daughter who is approaching driving age?  That can be a scary time for parents!  The upside is we have many quality pre-owned vehicles that will keep your precious youngsters safe, without sacrificing the "cool" element or breaking the bank. We know your num...
March
09
March
09
Vehicle history reports are popular in private party vehicle sales or when purchasing pre-owned from an Independent Dealer.  They are popular because they are both accurate and valuable.  Read on to learn how vehicle history reports get their information and how you can use that informatio...
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