Drive home in the car you want today after one low down payment

$299 Down Payment program at Gil’s Auto Sales

It’s time to get a new car. Well, a new to you car, that is. You’ve had your old jalopy for long enough, and you’re eager to upgrade to a newer model. But you have one nagging feeling, one little irksome idea scratching at the back of your mind that gives you pause. It’s the down payment. Sure, you can afford to pay a couple hundred dollars a month on a car for a while, but that is stretched out over a number of years. Don’t dealerships require a couple thousand dollars as a down payment when you buy a new car? Maybe some, but not all. Certainly not here at Gil’s Auto Sales. We have a way for you to get behind the wheel of a vehicle today without draining your account. It’s the $299 Down Payment program at Gil’s Auto Sales. Read the rest of this entry >>

How can you build a good line of credit from scratch?

How to build good credit

We hear a lot about what to do when you have bad credit, or see tips on ways you can rebuild your credit if you have had trouble. But what if you don’t have any credit? What if you prefer to do things with cold hard cash and never had a credit card in your life? What if you are a young adult just moving out into the world and need to get a good start on a line of credit? When it comes to credit, everyone has to start somewhere. We have a few suggestions for how to build good credit, and while this isn’t a substitute for professional advice from a financial expert, these tips should help get you off to a good start. Read the rest of this entry >>

Spoilers on cars are not just for decoration

What does a spoiler do?

Spoiler alert! This blog post contains spoilers! These days, that declaration usually pertains to spoiling the events of a movie or TV series, but today we’re talking about a different kind of spoiler – the one on the back of your car. They are often included on a sportier version of certain models, giving it a cooler and sleeker appearance. But what does a spoiler do? Does it actually have a purpose, or is it just there for decoration? While spoilers can certainly add a dash of cool to some cars, they actually do have a use. Read the rest of this entry >>

No middleman when financing with Gil’s Auto Sales

Buy here pay here dealer Phenix City AL

Let’s paint a little picture here. You have decided to purchase a new HDTV. Your old twenty-inch tube TV has finally given out after years of warped color that you convinced yourself you could deal with while watching your favorite shows. It is time. You decide to go out to the local big box store and peruse their fine selection of HDTVs. You marvel at, well, Marvel heroes in glorious high definition. You make your decision and get the attention of the salesperson, who starts to ring you up. You are all set to pay when the salesperson stops you and says you can take the TV home, but you can’t pay here. Instead, you need to make payments to a third party. You frown. “Why can’t I just pay you? I’m getting the TV from you, why can’t I give you the money directly?” But that is not how that store works. Such is the case with many car dealerships, too, but not Gil’s Auto Sales. If you are looking for a buy here pay here dealer in Phenix City AL, look no further. Read the rest of this entry >>

Bad Credit? No credit? That’s not a problem at Gil’s Auto Sales.

Buying a car with bad credit Phenix City AL

Life happens. Perhaps you have two credit cards and you forgot to pay the month’s bill on one of them. Maybe you had an unexpected financial emergency that you weren’t ready for and weren’t able to make a payment on an outstanding loan in time. These kinds of scenarios are not uncommon, and they can unfortunately be reported to crediting agencies and hurt your ever important credit score. This could damage your ability to make big purchases or apply for loans in the future. It doesn’t have to be like that. If you are looking at buying a car with bad credit in Phenix City AL, Gil’s Auto Sales can help you. Read the rest of this entry >>

Gil’s Auto Sales gives back with STEM center donation

Dyer Family STEM Center

Gil’s Auto Sales has been proud to serve the communities which have been so welcoming to us, and we want to return the favor. What better way for an auto dealer to give back than by promoting the education of the bright minds of our future? Those innovative youngsters may be the next great car designers and engineers, among a plethora of other career options. They may even be the ones to finally find a cure for the common cold! It is with the learning experience of our current and future generations of students in mind that the family of our own Gil Dyer and family has donated $150,000 to what will be known as the Dyer Family STEM Center. Read the rest of this entry >>

Welcome to the Gil’s Auto Sales blog!

Used car dealer in Phenix City AL

Greetings and salutations! Welcome to the official blog of Gil’s Auto Sales! We are excited to be serving the area as a used car dealer in Phenix City AL and surrounding areas. We have been in the used car business since 1986. That’s right – when you hear the songs “That’s What Friends Are For” or “West End Girls” on the radio and think, “My goodness, that’s an oldie,” those were the current hits when we started selling cars! This year marks our 30th anniversary, and we are eager to make 2016 one of our best years yet. Come on and join us – it’s going to be quite a ride! Read the rest of this entry >>