What is a CARFAX Vehicle History Report?

There’s a pretty good chance that if you watch TV, you’ve probably seen a CARFAX commercial. In the commercials, the Car Fox – an animated fox sporting a CARFAX t-shirt – tells you that before purchasing a used vehicle, you should utter the words “show me the CARFAX.” A lot of dealers in the commercials shudder at this demand, but here at Gil’s Auto Sales we offer a CARFAX Vehicle History Report for every model on the lot. In fact, we too recommend you ask us to see the CARFAX, because it’s a great way for us to prove just how quality the vehicles we sell are. Read the rest of this entry >>

What are the different transmission types?

Differences Between Manual, Automatic and CVT Transmissions

Before purchasing a new vehicle, it’s important to know exactly what your automotive needs are, and what you’re looking for. That’s one of the reasons why we have this blog, to help you understand exactly what it is you want and need in a new vehicle. Today, we thought we’d give you a better idea of the different kinds of transmissions available in vehicles currently on the market, so keep reading and maybe you’ll know what kind of transmission you’re looking for. Read the rest of this entry >>

How to buy a car on the internet

We created our website to make it easier for all of our customers to get the information they need from the comfort of home, and maybe even purchase their car from the same comfy spot. But we realize a lot of people might be worried or questioning how to buy a car on the internet, so we thought we’d give you a quick step-by-step process to show you how, and ease your mind. Read the rest of this entry >>

Where to take your mom for her day this year

2017 Mother’s Day Events Columbus GA

With Easter now a couple of days behind us, it’s time to look forward to Mother’s Day. It might be creeping up faster than you realize, as the holiday takes place on May 13th. If instead of, or in addition to, getting your mom a gift, you’d like to take her out for a fun, unique event, we’ve listed a few for you to consider below. Read the rest of this entry >>

What isn’t covered in the manufacturer’s warranty?

One common mistake that people shopping for a new vehicle make is assuming that the manufacturer’s warranty covers everything. While a manufacturer’s warranty is definitely important and a nice thing to have, it’s not all-encompassing. It could certainly save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars if something were to go wrong, but there are a few things that you need to know your warranty doesn’t cover, so we thought we’d fill you in. Read the rest of this entry >>

Where can I buy used cars in the Columbus Metropolitan Area, Georgia?

In case you weren’t completely aware, we actually have six different locations across the Columbus Metropolitan Area in Georgia and Alabama, and even a little outside the boundaries. If you live in Columbus, Georgia, you might be most familiar with our Columbus location on 5115 14th avenue, but we have five other locations where you can buy used cars around the area. Read the rest of this entry >>

What might cause my car to vibrate?

Why is my car vibrating?

Unfortunately, the nature of an automobile is that a lot of things can go wrong over time. Vehicles are built to last, and if you take good care of them they surely will. But that doesn’t change the fact that parts can become worn down and no longer work the way they should. Strange noises are a good indicator that something needs to be looked at and possibly fixed, but another indicator that you should definitely pay attention to is vibrating. If your car is vibrating, there are a few things that could be going on, so check out below to find out what they are and what to do. Read the rest of this entry >>