Why the Nissan Altima is so Alluring

2014 Florida Fine Cars Nissan Altima

2014 Florida Fine Cars Nissan Altima

Florida Fine Cars top-selling brands are a mix of tried and true, with the Nissan Altima and the Honda Accord topping the list of the family-owned dealer’s best sellers.

Both makes are known for their reliability, practicality and affordable prices. That they are so popular is not surprising.

According to the auto data collection site GoodCarBadCar.net, the top five selling makes and models for 2016 in the United States include both the Accord and the Altima.

Here’s the list:

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2014 Nissan Altima

  1. Toyota Camry
  2. Toyota Corolla
  3. Honda Civic
  4. Nissan Altima
  5. Honda Accord

Florida Fine Cars Hollywood sales manager Elias Contreras said car buyers love the Altima for its sleek, modern look, fuel economy and incredible price.

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Florida Fine Cars Hollywood Sales Manager Elias Contreras

“The shape of the car, the size and the roominess of the car, the gas efficiency are all things that appeal,” he said. “It’s really the look of the car.”

Contreras wasn’t surprised to find Honda and Toyota on the list of five top sellers. They’re always there because they are so well made and so reliable, he noted.

But the Altima earned its top rating because of its sexy look, he said.

“Because of the body on it people love it. It has more of a modern look. And it has great gas efficiency. It gets about 30 miles per gallon,” Contreras said. “Everybody likes it.”

It’s also an easy sell because of its price, he added.

Top Five List Includes Toyota, Honda and Nissan

Car buyers love all five of these top ranked vehicles because of their reasonable prices and incredible economy. They are all available at Florida Fine Cars for thousands less than retail with many models to choose from.FFC Logo New Car

Florida Fine Cars used car inventory includes:

  • More than 50 used Camry models ranging in price from $9,599 for a 2013 Camry with 75,125 miles to $17,499 for a 2015 Camry with 25,797 miles
  • Nearly 20 used Toyota Corolla models ranging in price from $6,999 for a 2010 with 117,407 miles to $13,499 for a 2016 with 24,016 miles
  • Nearly 30 used Honda Civic models ranging in price from $7,499 for a 2009 with 120,903 miles to $17,999 for a 2016 with 18,695 miles
  • Nearly 50 used Altima models ranging in price from $7,500 for a 2010 with 96,089 miles to $17,799 for a 2016 with 10,542 miles
  • More than 75 used Honda Accord models ranging in price from $2,599 for a 2002 with 158,459 miles to $22,499 for a 2016 with 20,373 miles

Do Your Homework Before You Buy

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2014 Florida Fine Cars Honda Accord

So how do you decide which of these popular cars to purchase?

The best way to prepare is to do your homework. Research the cars you like on automotive information sites like KBB.com or Edmunds.com. You can read expert reviews as well as customer reviews on individual makes and models. Then stop by Florida Fine Cars and take a test drive. Florida Fine Cars provides a free Carfax Report with every vehicle it sells, so read that carefully as well. Remember, Florida Fine Cars never charges a Dealer Fee and doesn’t negotiate price.

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami

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Why You Should Own a Used Maserati!

Looking for a sexy, Italian head-turner with lots of power? Then a gorgeous, high-performance Maserati may be the right car for you.

Stop by Florida Fine Cars today and check out our inventory of used Maserati models!

So what is it about a Maserati? The refined elegance? The stunningly gorgeous presentation? Or the purring sound of high-performance and the knowledge that you can stop traffic when you step on the gas.

Owners Love Their Maseratis

People who own Maseratis can’t stop talking about them!

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Visit Florida Fine Cars Hollywood: Your Maserati awaits!

“Everybody I know loves its looks, at car shows it draws people to it,” wrote one happy Maserati owner, on Autoblog.com.

“It’s a steal for 400hp with twin turbo, Ferrari built V6 engine…. Head turning Italian styling with 5 seats. Cabin looks solid and pretty quiet for sports car,” wrote another Maserati owner. “Turn on it’s SPORT MODE button and loud Italian muffler sound comes. It’s fun to drive, a beautiful car.”

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Maserati means attention!

Looking to make a statement? The Ghibli’s dual exhaust outlets make a roaring racket and the Ferrari-built, turbo-charged V6 engine is plenty powerful, too.

Dare to be different: Maserati brings some Italian flair to a market typically dominated by German cars.

The Ghibli – named for an African desert wind – has flash appeal — drivers love the car because it’s fun to drive and it gets a lot of attention. Read on to see what Maserati lovers say they like best about their cool cars!

NewFCCLogoSpeed and luxury are what this beauty is all about. Between the fine lines and fierce curves displayed from all interior and exterior angles this car is set up to separate itself from the BMW’s, Jags, Mercedes and the rest of the 4-door line up,” wrote another Maserati owner.

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2014 Maserati Ghibli

“This car drives like a dream, handles the road and brakes superbly. Touch screen system easy to use and the GPS system better than our prior Mercedes by far,” another happy owner wrote.

Maseratis are Affordably Priced!

Stop by Florida Fine Cars and take a test drive. We have a large selection of Maserati models incredibly priced.  Find out for yourself how incredibly affordable these amazing cars can be!

For example, a 2014 white Maserati Ghibli with 24,997 miles is only $41,999. Equipped with a an all leather interior, satellite radio, keyless start, and a backup camera, this beaMaserati-logoutiful car is a dream come true.

Or how about a 2014 white Maserati Ghibli with 17,830 miles for $43,999?

Remember, Florida Fine Cars never charges a dealer fee and doesn’t negotiate price. The price on the car is the price you pay, taking the stress and uncertainty out of buying a used car.

Stop by Florida Fine Cars today and take home an Italian Maserati Ghibli. You’ll be the talk of the town!

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami.

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Looking for the Best Used Car Shopping Advice Around?

So you’re buying a used car and it’s time to seal the deal. The car looks great and the mileage is relatively low. But the factory warranty expires in about 2,500 miles and you have to decide whether to purchase a vehicle service contract to extend coverage.

What to do?

Florida Fine Cars Finance Manager Bruce Sutton, a car guru with years in the business, sheds some light on risk and how to reduce it.

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Florida Fine Cars Finance manager Bruce Sutton

Service Contracts are Lifesavers

His advice? Get the service contract.

“When you buy a vehicle service contract, it outlines everything that it covers,” Sutton explained. “A vehicle service contract extends your bumper-to-bumper coverage.”

Many vehicle service contracts also provide towing, roadside assistance and trip interruption reimbursement, services that can be invaluable if you break down and have to wait on repairs.

  1. If you’re buying a used car, it’s important to remember it’s USED. No matter how nice, things can happen.
  2. Florida’s heat is brutally damaging to rubber and plastic components.
  3. A car’s air conditioner runs almost every time the car is running. It’s very pricey to replace.

Remember, a major repair can cost thousands of dollars. With a vehicle service agreement, you’re covered. Don’t stay up nights worrying about “what-ifs.”

A vehicle service contract lets you drive off the car lot with added peace of mind. If something goes wrong, help is just a phonecall away.

NewFCCLogo“We work with multiple warranty companies. We help our customers choose the one that will give them the best value for their dollar.” Sutton said.

Service Contracts Add Years of Protection

Most new cars come with a three-year/36,000 bumper-to-bumper warranty. But once you hit 36,001 miles, or three years and a day, you are on your own. Unless you buy protection.

vehiclecontracts“When you buy a vehicle service contract it outlines everything it covers,” Sutton explained. “The purpose is to extend your bumper-to-bumper coverage.”

Truth is, many car owners trade in their vehicles because the factory warranty has expired and they don’t want to worry about repairs.

Buying a used car with a vehicle service contract is a win-win situation: You save on depreciation of the vehicle and protect yourself from potentially pricey repairs, should they occur.

Remember, new car values drop an estimated 30 percent in the first year. According to Edmunds.com, a car loses less than that in years two, three and four combined. That means a car buyer who purchases a car in its second year and owns it for three years saves a ton of cash, Edmunds.com notes. Which means buying used is SMART!

And if that customer protects the used car with a vehicle service contract, there’s little left to worry about.

Stop by Florida Fine Cars and take a test drive. Then drive home the car of your dreams and protect it with a vehicle service contract.

We’re just around the corner, in West Palm Beach, Hollywood and Miami!

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami. 

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Find Out Why a Used Porsche is the Right Ride!

It’s sleek, sexy and gorgeously roomy for a sedan. The Porsche Panamera exudes class, style and sophistication and drives with the high-quality performance associated with German automotive engineering.

Car buffs who love the power of Porsche sports cars but seek the interior space of a sedan will find the perfect combination in the Panamera.NewFCCLogo

And now you can own one for thousands less than retail by shopping for your next dream car at Florida Fine Cars, a family-owned used car dealer with stores in West Palm Beach, Hollywood and Miami. Buying a quality used car has never been so easy.

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Florida Fine Cars 2011 Porsche Panamera 4S

Known for its handling, refinement, high quality engine and breathtaking cabin quality, the Panamera isn’t a car to be overlooked.

Florida Fine Cars offers a variety of quality used Porsche Panamera models ranging in price from $41,999 for a 2012 Porsche Panamera to $56,295 for a 2014 Porsche Panamera Hybrid.  These gorgeous luxury models are all priced thousands below the market average.

Porsche Offers Style and Performance

Says Kelley Blue Book: “The Panamera’s sophisticated suspension easily dispatches anything the pavement serves up, the brakes set the standard for stopping performance, and the sum is an ease of use that makes ordinary drivers feel like heroes.”

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The luxurious interior of a Florida Fine Cars Porsche Panamera

What else makes the Panamera such a standout? According to Edmunds.com, many things:

“It has the feature content, interior quality and price tag of a flagship luxury sedan, yet it has only four seats and the hatchback body style of a hatchback,” Edmunds.com notes. “It has the interior design and performance soul of a 911, and the exterior styling of one that went on a binge diet of Baconators. The Panamera really is like nothing else on the road, and that just makes it all the more special.”

Climb inside and smell the leather. The beautifully-crafted seats are supportive, highly adjustable and include heating and ventilation. The design is elegant, made of first-class materials and extreme quality. The interior has plenty of space.

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Florida Fine Cars Porsche Panamera

“It’s surprisingly roomy, with ample leg- and headroom in all four seating positions, even in the standard-wheelbase version. Your six-foot-two author had no trouble fitting in the back when the driver’s seat was set to his preferences.” — Car and Driver (2014)

“There’s ample legroom for tall rear passengers even in the standard-wheelbase models, while the Executive’s stretched wheelbase enables crossed-leg cruising.” — Edmunds (2015)

Here’s some quick Panamera facts from Edmunds.com:

  1. The base rear-wheel drive Panamera and the all-wheel-drive Panamera 4 are powered by a V-6 engine
  2. Both models include 18-inch wheels, automatic bi-xenon headlights, LED running lights, front & rear parking sensors, power-folding and auto-dimming mirrors, automatic wipers, cruise control, a sunroof and powerliftgate
  3. Standard features include a navigation system, a 7-inch central touchscreen, smartphone app integration, Bluetooth connectivity, 11-speaker sound system with satellite and HD radios & a media player interface

Kelley Blue Book praises the 2014 Porsche Panamera with these words:

“If you need a sedan but crave the performance of an exotic coupe, the Porsche Panamera for 2014 is calling your name. Sure, there are numerous high-performance luxury 4-door sedans, but none can rival the Panamera’s one-off good looks, unique cabin configuration or diverse model range,” Kelley Blue Book states.

How to Drive Like a Pro

What’s more, you can drive your Florida Fine Cars used Porsche Panamera up to Atlanta and visit Porsche’s $100 million “Experience Center” where you can take it for a spin on Porsche’s 1.6-mile test track. A visit to Porsche’s incredible 27-acre Porsche complex will give you an even greater appreciation for your sports car’s performance capabilities. By putting your Panamera through its paces on a 6-station handling circuit with hairpin turns and other feature, you’ll appreciate the Panamera’s handling even more.

Visit Florida Fine Cars today and drive home your dream!

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami

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Florida Fine Cars Earns Top Ratings from DealerRater, Yelp

Florida Fine Cars is among the top auto dealers in the U.S that demonstrate excellent customer service, as rated by online consumer reviews

Florida Fine Cars’ three used car dealerships have received national recognition from two of the most popular consumer review sites for providing consistent, outstanding customer service.NewFCCLogo

“Yelp” and “DealerRater” recently presented the family-owned car dealership with their highest customer service awards, a unique distinction based on Florida Fine Cars’  high volume of outstanding online customer reviews.

squareyelp“The People Love Us on Yelp” award and DealerRater’s “2017 Consumer Satisfaction Award” are tribute to the dealership’s dedication to excellence. The Yelp award was presented to Florida Fine Cars’ West Palm Beach store; the DealerRater award was presented to the chain’s West Palm Beach, Hollywood and Miami stores.

Customer Service Awards Set Dealership Apart

“To receive these customer service awards from two different and very important consumer review sites is quite an honor,” said Florida Fine Cars Customer Relations Manager Jamie Suid. “We work hard to give our customers the best service around and it is gratifying to see that reflected in such a high number of five-star reviews. It is even more satisfying to know that these review sites recognize the hard work it takes to achieve such positive reviews.”

The Yelp designation is significant. Yelp distributes “The People Love Us on Yelp” awards twice a year to “the most highly-rated” and “best reviewed businesses” on Yelp.  To win the designation, Florida Fine Cars West Palm Beach had to receive at least eight ratings of 4.5 stars or higher, according to Yelp.yelped

“Thank you for your efforts to provide great services and business to this community,” Yelp wrote to Florida Fine Cars in a congratulatory letter.

The 2017 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award is an annual recognition given to auto dealerships that deliver outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. DealerRater, the world’s leading car dealer review website, created the Consumer Satisfaction Award program to let online car shoppers instantly spot dealers that provide high-quality customer service.2017drconsumersatisaward

Florida Fine Cars is Repeat Winner

Florida Fine Cars’ Hollywood and Miami stores also won the designation in 2016. At the time, the West Palm Beach store was just too new to be considered.

“This is definitely a big honor,” said Michael Donovan, senior dealer experience advisor for DealerRater.  “It puts Florida Fine Cars in the top 10 percent of all dealerships in the country as far as customer service goes. That’s a huge accomplishment.”

Consumer Satisfaction Awards are given to the top 10 percent of U.S. new-car dealers based on their PowerScore™, as well as top independent and Canadian dealerships that receive at least 25 annual reviews and maintain an average PowerScore™ rating of 4.0 out of 5.0. The PowerScore™ is determined using a Bayesian algorithm that factors the dealership’s average DealerRater consumer rating and the total number of reviews written about the dealership during the 2016 calendar year.

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Visit Florida Fine Cars in West Palm Beach, Hollywood and Miami for a great selection of quality used cars.

That Florida Fine Cars is a repeat winner shows that providing top notch customer service is a way of doing business, every day, all the time.

“It’s almost like a business philosophy instead of having one or two people who are doing all the good stuff,” Donovan said.

DealerRater CEO Gary Tucker also offered praise.

“We’d like to congratulate Florida Fine Cars West Palm Beach, Hollywood and Miami,” Tucker said. “DealerRater’s extensive review database allows shoppers to identify dealerships that are providing excellent customer experiences, and it’s clear that Florida Fine Cars three dealerships are hitting the mark in the U.S.”

Happy Customers Make a Difference

Florida Fine Cars’ three stores have achieved consistently high scores on the DealerRater website, placing them among the top dealerships nationwide. Online shoppers visiting Florida Fine Cars’ dealer pages will find a “2017 Consumer Satisfaction Award winner” badge on their profile to instantly recognize it as a high quality dealership.

“We are thrilled to receive such important validation from DealerRater, this time for all three of our stores,” Suid said. “The awards are based on great reviews from satisfied customers who are happy with our service. We work hard for exactly this result.”

DealerRater features more than three million dealer reviews, and has an audience reach of more than 40 million car shoppers.

“Thousands of dealers across the U.S. and Canada compete every year to win our coveted Dealer of the Year award,” says Tucker. “The Consumer Satisfaction Award is one way for today’s shoppers to instantly recognize quality customer service regardless of brand or region.”

Florida Fine Cars’ online inventory allows customers to shop at home or from the office and get payments and credit approval all before putting a toe on the lot. Log on to http://www.floridafinecars.com, find your dream car, figure out your payments and then stop by Florida Fine Cars for a test drive.

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami

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How to Be A Successful Car Salesman!

When it comes to selling used cars, persistence, hard work and great customer service are why some sales personnel at Florida Fine Cars are the company’s top sellers month after month after month.

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West Palm Beach sales associate Moe Eisa

Moe Eisa is consistently the top seller at Florida Fine Cars, at the West Palm Beach store and also companywide.  He retained the slot as top seller for both December 2016 and January 2017, selling 30.5 used cars in December and 27 used cars in January.NewFCCLogo

Eisa, who is modest about his salesmanship, attributes his success to hard work, a lot of referrals and incredible customer service. He is always busy!

Customer Reviews Reflect Great Customer Service

Lavish praise on the consumer review site “Yelp” says it all:

“Florida Fine Cars helped me out through a hard time in picking a new vehicle with my new career. The great managers Winslow & Moe took time out three days to personally help me. Thank you very much Florida Fine Cars! I’ll recommend you to everyone I know!” the review stated.

“DealerRater,” another popular customer review site, is also peppered with 5-star reviews about Florida Fine Cars. Recently, DealerRater recognized Florida Fine Cars with a Consumer Satisfaction Award for its high level of customer service.2016DRCustomerSatisfactionAward (1)

Hollywood’s Adrian Alejo was his store’s top seller for both months, selling 15.5 used cars in December and 15 used cars in January. Although new to the car business, he has learned fast.

Wrote one customer who rated Alejo “five stars” in DealerRater, “Adrian is our salesman. He is very nice and very professional to deal with. I also highly recommend the Hollywood branch of Florida Fine Cars.”

Alejo only began selling used cars last summer after another sales associate convinced him to try his hand at car sales. Alejo met sales associate John Ansari in a kosher supermarket in Aventura where Alejo was stocking shelves and doing inventory. Ansari saw potential in Alejo’s customer service skills and helped him get a job selling cars at Florida Fine Cars.

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Hollywood sales associate Adrian Alejo

“You have to sell yourself. You don’t sell the cars become the customer’s best friend, become their advisor. I just help them find the right one and give them my opinion on which one is better for them, which one will work better,”  Alejo said. “I enjoy it, becoming their friend. It’s all about building trust.”

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Miami sales associate Tyrone Thompson

In Miami, Tyrone Thompson was the store’s top seller for January, with the sale of 17 used cars; sales associate Amiee Miller was Miami’s top seller for December with the sale of 19 used cars.

Treat Customers Like Family

Thompson said he treats customers the way he would want to be treated.  And it works. His main focus?

“Listening to the customer and helping them the best I can,” Thompson said.”It’s all about not ignoring the customer before and after the sale. Following up and making sure you are answering questions. People just don’t want to feel like they are getting cheated. The main thing with customers is killing them with kindness and showing them love.”

Miller reached her numbers by reporting to work early, checking back with previous customers and always following up.

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Miami sales associate Amiee Miller

“I often work six or seven days a week,” Miller said. “I don’t sell root canals. I sell cars and I like what I do.”

Customers rave about Miller’s great service on DealerRater:

“Aimee is the true definition of super woman, also very honest. She’s very quick but very patient at the same time which is impossible for me. She gave me the best advice I could get and I’m glad I did. Thanks, Aimee.

Wrote another customer: “Thank you Florida Fine Cars and a special thank you to Amiee. She helped me get into the car I really wanted and love! She’s great when it comes to her job. She made sure I left the car lot smiling. Thank you Amiee once again!”

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami

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6 Helpful Tips for an Awesome Car Buying Experience

Buying a used car used to be tricky business, but with so much information available to car buyers these days, it’s not the stressful experience it used to be. Florida Fine Cars makes NewFCCLogoused car buying easy with a transparent buying process that takes the mystery out of the sale.  Customers can view the cars they’re interested in online and research their history at the same time. Before a customer ever steps into a dealership, they can have a good sense of exactly which cars they want to check out.

The following tips will help narrow your search:

1.) Have a Budget and Stick to It

Knowing what you can afford to spend is key to a successful car buying experience. Customers who select cars that are priced too high for their budget are in for trouble. Determine beforehand how much you can afford to spend each month and shop accordingly. The cost of a used car is more than just the payment. Car buyers have to

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Quality used cars outside a Florida Fine Cars dealership

budget for tax, title, registration and insurance for any vehicle they purchase. It’s important to get the right ride at the right price, even if you have to give up some bells and whistles.

2.) Choose a Make and Model that Suits Your Budget and Lifestyle

Where will you be driving your car and what will it be used for? Do you work in construction and need a work truck that will get banged up and battered on the job? Or are you a commuter who drives long distances every day and needs a reliable ride with excellent gas mileage? Or maybe you’re a retiree who’s finally going to buy that sports car you’ve been dreaming of for years. It’s important to know what you need and how you will use the vehicle before deciding on which ride to pursue.

3.) Do Your Homework

Once you figure out what type of car you’re interested in, research the vehicle online at www.KBB.com or www.Edmunds.com to review the vehicle’s safety and performance ratings. Find out if any problems have been reported and what the vehicle’s strong points are. Do reviewers have good things to say about this car? Does it get good gas mileage? kbblogoHave reviewers noted troublesome blind spots? How did it rate in crash tests? Before you sign on the dotted line, know as much as possible about what you are buying. The best way to do that is read, read, read. Florida Fine Cars’ website includes a KBB feature that allows customers to quickly compare Florida Fine Cars’ prices to the Kelley Blue Book®Fair Market Range using the Kelley Blue Book® Price Advisor directly on the Florida Fine Cars website.

4.) Check the Vehicle’s History

Once you’ve decided on the make and model and you’ve found a car that looks good, your work’s still not done. Now you have to research the vehicle’s history. Florida Fine Cars makes this easy for customers by offering a free Carfax Report with every used car for sale on its website. Simply click on the Carfax logo to access a report. A car that’s been repaired to manufacturer’s standards can be a great deal. Customers can also have a mechanic check out a car before buying it.

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Florida Fine Cars offers a huge selection of quality used BMW models.

5.) Test Drive the Car

Now it’s time to get behind the wheel and take the car for a spin. How do you feel sitting in the drivers seat? Can you reach the pedals comfortably? Is there adequate leg room? Does the interior feel cramped or is it roomy? Is the cabin noisy on the highway or it is quiet? Does the car have custom wheels that will be expensive to replace? Turn the lights on and off, run the windows down and check out the brakes. Test driving the car is your time to decide if you like how the car handles.

6.) Consider Additional Protection

Many vehicles will still have a portion of the manufacturer’s full warranty remaining. Others will have exceeded the mileage and/or time limitation. While not absolutely necessary, extending the factory warranty coverage can offer significant peace of mind for those future miles yet to be driven.

Vehicles are made up of thousands of moving parts and it’s only a matter of time that some will fail. Even with keeping up recommended maintenance, an issue can still occur that could set you back thousands of dollars unexpectedly. Having the extra coverage will help during any surprises in the future. 

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Florida Fine Cars sales personnel offer top notch customer service!

Florida Fine Cars Offers a Huge Selection of Easy-to-Research Quality Used Cars

Buying a used car is easy at Florida Fine Cars, with a website that makes it easy to find the perfect used car and check its history with the click of a mouse. Find your dream car at Florida Fine Cars and drive it home today. Buying a used car has never been easier.

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami

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4 Simple Ways to Love Your Car in 2017

It’s that time of year when everyone’s vowing self-improvement as they make resolutions to start out the New Year right. But what about your car? Why not kick off the 2017 with a list of all the ways you’re going to take better care of the wheels you rely on to get you around town.

Taking care of your car properly isn’t expensive and it just makes sense.NewFCCLogo

Follow these four simple tips to keep your car running right!

Check the Wheels and Tires

Flat tires are no fun. They’re inconvenient, time-consuming and depending on where you have a blow out they can be downright dangerous. Make it a priority to check the tread on

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Checking air pressure regularly can help prevent blow outs.

your tires, examine the sidewalls for cracks and wear and watch for embedded nails or screws. Properly inflated tires are also key to performance. An overinflated tire tends to wear more along the inside of the tread and an under-inflated tire wears more along the edges of the tread. Incorrectly inflated tires can affect cornering, handling and stopping.

“Checking the air is important because tires wear faster with improper inflation,” said Florida Fine Cars service manager Chris G. “You’ll have to replace them much sooner.”

Also, if your steering wheel shakes while driving, it could mean your tires need to be balanced. Get it done or you can wear out the suspension components.

Top Off Fluids and Keep Them Clean

Lift up the hood and take a look! There are five basic fluids you need to keep tabs on to keep things running smoothly:

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Make it a practice to routinely check auto fluids.

  • Engine oil (Wipe the dipstick and re-insert for a clean read. It should register in the normal range. If not, add more!)
  • Brake fluid: the fluid level should register between the “low” and “high” marks
  • Coolant: This dumps into an overflow container near the radiator. If it’s below the “minimum” line fill it
  • Power steering fluid: located near the firewall at the windshield’s base. If low, add more
  • Windshield washer fluid: You want clean windows, don’t you? Add more if it’s low!

“Fluids are what keeps the engine alive,” the Florida Fine Cars service manager noted. “Pay attention. If any of the indicator lights go on, get it checked.”

Make It Shine

Filthy cars aren’t fun. Throw out trash, vacuum the floor and seats and clean the windows thoroughly, inside and out. And if you really mean business, get out the wax, roll up your

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A Florida Fine Cars employee polishes a used car.

sleeves and make it shine. As a car ages, the surface gets hazier. Wax will help bring that new car shine back.

“The interior is really the main focus of  your car,” noted Florida Fine Cars’ service manager. Clean up spills and stains quickly so they don’t become permanent. And if you have leather seats, condition them with a quality product every six months to keep the leather supple and extend its life.

Get It Serviced

Preventative care is always best and getting your vehicle serviced is good common sense. Having professionals check out your car on a regular basis can save you money on big repairs that started out as small problems but morphed into monsters because they went unnoticed.

“If you see a ‘check engine’ light go on, get it checked!” Chris advised. “It could be something serious or it could escalate into something serious.”

Brake squeaks are also something to never ignore.

“If you keep driving on worn brakes, you can damage the brake rotors if the brake pads wear down. You could save hundreds of dollars if you get the problem fixed in time,” he added.

Taking care of your vehicle properly will extend its life and making driving in 2017 a dream! Florida Fine Cars operates a AAA Approved Repair Center and a Certified Goodyear Service Center which handles everything from oil changes to 4-wheel alignments and brake services. Stop by today and be impressed!

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami

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Are You Getting the Best Deal on Your Car Insurance?

Florida Fine Cars has partnered with Florida1 insurance brokers so customers can get the best deal on a used car AND the best deal on insurance at the same time.

NewFCCLogoIt’s all about improving customer service to make sure the Florida Fine Cars used car buying experience is the best one around.

Florida1 brokers began working on-site at Florida Fine Cars West Palm Beach in December 2016 and have been at Florida Fine Cars Miami since last September. They are available at Florida Fine Cars Hollywood by phone.

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Florida Fine Cars General Manager Chris Kellom said having insurance brokers on site is all about improving customer service.

“It’s convenient for the customer. A lot of time late at night it’s hard to reach some of the smaller insurance companies,” explained Chris Kellom, general manager at Florida Fine Cars Miami. “Now it’s one-stop shopping.”

It’s an arrangement that can reduce stress and save customers money.

And because insurance issues can make or break a car deal, having brokers on site just makes sense, said Florida1 general sales manager Sigrid Neu. Florida1 works with about four dozen insurers in order to offer customers a variety of insurance choices, she said.

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Florida1 general sales manager Sigrid Neu, left, and Janet Dollar, right, await customers at Florida Fine Cars Miami.

“Sometimes on weekends insurance companies are closed or during the week they close at 5 p.m.,” Neu explained. “We are here to add vehicles to insurance policies or get customers better rates from other companies.”

It’s all about added peace of mind.

“We reached out to Florida1 as a convenience,” Kellom explained. “It was slowing down the car buying process when we couldn’t get hold of insurance companies. Having Florida1 on site has helped out quit a bit.”

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Used cars line the lot outside Florida Fine Cars Miami.

Customers sometimes get so caught up in the excitement of buying a used car they forget to make insurance arrangments, Kellom said. But with Florida1 available every day, Florida Fine Cars has a new and convenient way to offer assistance so car buyers don’t have to worry.

“It’s working,” Kellom said.

Stop by Florida Fine Cars in West Palm Beach, Hollywood or Miami and find your dream car today!

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami. 

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3 Reasons Why a Used BMW M5 is the Right Ride!

When it comes to the BMW M5, it’s all about performance, power and style.

And if you love to drive, this sporty sedan is the perfect ride.

NewFCCLogo“It’s a driver’s car. If you like a combination of comfort and power, this car has everything,” said Rafael Espaillat, general manager at Florida Fine Cars in West Palm Beach, where the 2013 model car is available for thousands less than retail. Espaillat owns a 2013 BMW M5 and drives it everywhere he goes.

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Rafael Espaillat, Florida Fine Cars General Manager West Palm Beach

It’s an amazing car,” Espaillat said. Espaillat loves to drive fast and this sports car fits the bill.

1. BMW M5 Offers Performance and Power

The BMW M5’s 7-speed dual clutch automated manual transmission is part of what makes this car so sweet. This model is also manufactured with a 6-speed manual transmission.

According to Edmunds.com, the “gearbox is a vast improvement over the clunky single-clutch SM setup seen in the outgoing model.” The 2013 model has a twin-turbo 4.4 liter V8 engine. It’s output was increased from 500 to 560 horsepower and its torque has been upped from 383 to 501 pound-feet.

“The end result is a car that launches like a cannon shell out of the hole, yet overall fuel economy is 30 percent better, BMW claims,” said Edmunds.com. The car accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds with a DCT.

“Power,” Espaillat said, referring to the car’s appeal. “It’s all about power.”

In fact, the car has so much power Espaillat regularly takes his own BMW M5 to Palm Beach International Raceway or Homestead-Miami Speedway to run it on the track.

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BMW M5 available for sale at www.floridafinecars.com

“The sheer brute force of the 2013 BMW M5’s V8 is enough to leave you shaken and breathless; even so the plant delivers this thunder with grace and sophistication,” Edmunds.com states. “As a result, the sedan is always a pleasant and easy companion, whether driven hard on winding blacktop or at a leisurely clip during mundane city travel.”

2. BMW M5 Looks as Fierce as it Drives

The BMW M5 looks sharp with its larger air intakes, chrome-trimmed vents in the front fenders, rear spoiler and sizeable quad exhaust pipes, Edmunds.com notes.

Other impressive components include:

  • 19-inch alloy wheels
  • 16-way power sport front seats
  • Automatic start/stop function
  • Adaptive suspension dampers

Kelley Blue Book calls the BMW M5 a “perpetual motion machine” that drivers will love if they like an even combination of performance, comfort and practicality.

“BMW’s mid-sized offering is blessed with ‘all-weather’ performance, going tough when the going gets tough,” KBB states.

3. Used BMW M5s Are a Great Investment!

Finding a quality used BMW M5 can be challenging because many of the used models for sale show significant wear and tear. Florida Fine Cars’ BMW M5 models sell quickly because demand for the classy performance models is keen. Florida Fine Cars sells all its used BMW M5 models for thousands below retail.

BMW M5 models are economical to drive and they hold their value. Espaillat has owned several which he has resold for the same or more than he originally paid because their resale value is so strong.

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BMW M5 available at http://www.floridafinecars.com

Stop by any of Florida Fine Cars three locations in the Tri-County area and take a test drive.

Our inventory includes only the highest quality used cars so our customers can be confidant they are getting the best of the best.

Your BMW M5 dream car awaits.

Florida Fine Cars offers nearly 1,500 quality used cars for sale priced thousands below retail at its three locations combined with no dealer fee. Florida Fine Cars dealerships are conveniently located in West Palm Beach near Palm Beach International Airport and just off Florida’s Turnpike, and in Hollywood and Miami. 

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