Blog & Helpful Articles about Car Buying and Leasing

We are OPEN Again!!

This Memorial Day Weekend, we at Petrol Auto Sales are proud to announce that we are returning to normal business hours of 10am-7pm every day!  We are continuing to take precautions in order to protect our clients and staff.  Our latest precautions are as follows: We are practicing safe social distancing of 6 feet or […]

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Remote Services Remain Available during Shutdown

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Petrol Auto Sales has taken the following steps to protect the safety of our customers and employees We Will: Schedule Private Test-Drive Appointments Use disinfectant wipes on contact areas such as door handles, shift knobs, window switches etc. in between each appointment Limit showroom traffic to one transaction at a time […]

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COVID-19 Response and Actions Taken

Petrol Auto Sales COVID-19 Response March 20th, 2020 Under the County of Sacramento’s Shelter in Place Order, automotive sales and repair facilities have been deemed essential businesses, and therefor allowed to remain open during this pandemic.  As an automotive retailer we understand that we serve an important part in helping our community get to work. […]

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A Car Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide for Givers with Any Budget

  Written by Keith Jacobs       If you love someone who loves cars, you know that holiday shopping for them can often be tricky — especially if you are not that into cars. The good news is that it’s actually not that hard to buy for the car-lover in your life, as long […]

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Where Do We Get Our Used Cars From?

One of the most commonly asked questions we hear from our customers is, “Where did you get this car?”  So here’s a little background on where and how we find and buy our used cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers here at Petrol Auto Sales. So, how do we go about buying our used cars?   […]

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Our Used Car Standards

There are hundreds of used car dealerships in the Sacramento area, and probably just about as many philosophies on how to buy, recondition, and resell pre-owned cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers.  Here at Petrol Auto Sales we sell used cars, but people are the most important part of our business.  We understand the product we […]

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Car Buying Programs, Are They Worth It?

There is a lot of noise out there.  Not just audible noise like traffic, car horns, and construction, although there is plenty of that these days, both up and down the road here on Fulton Ave.  Have you started thinking about how you’re going to buy your next car?  Once you start thinking about it, […]

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What is a Bank Fee? Do I Have to Pay the Bank Fee?

What is a Bank Fee, and do I have to pay it? Are you working with a car dealership and they mentioned a bank fee?  Here is a quick understanding of what they’re talking about. There are two different types of bank fees you will typically hear about when car shopping.  The first bank fee, […]

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What’s My Car Worth?

Want to know the real value of your current car? Let us make you a fair, free, no obligation offer on your used car, truck, SUV, or crossover, before you go shopping!  We’ll provide you with a complimentary value summary, and a vehicle history report from CarFax or AutoCheck, and we pay cash!  We want your […]

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Can I get Pre-Qualified without Running my Credit?

With the Petrol Auto Sales Pre-Qualification system we have the ability to qualify you just based on some basic information like your name, address, and job details.  No social security number required!  Once we have your info our software will calculate an estimated down payment and monthly payment for you on several cars in our […]

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