Should You Warm Up Your Used Vehicle When it’s Cold Outside?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 5:39 PM
Should You Warm Up Your Used Vehicle When it is Cold Outside

Brr! It is starting to get cold here in Indianapolis! The mornings can be especially nippy, and it makes us tempted to start up our car and let it warm up before driving to work or school. The debate over whether to let the engine idle for a few minutes on cold mornings has been debated over the years, and we are excited to share the latest facts in order to keep your used vehicle in tip-top shape! Read the rest of this entry »

What Can I Do to Help the Indianapolis Community This Thanksgiving?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community Service Projects, Indianapolis, Subaru, Volkswagen on Thursday, November 17th, 2016 at 8:51 AM
Thanksgiving 2016 Volunteer Opportunities Indianapolis

Thanksgiving is just over a week away, and we are excited to gather with friends and family to enjoy delicious food. Now is also the perfect time to help those in need, and Indianapolis has many opportunities for you to participate in! Read the rest of this entry »

Joe’s Auto Sales is Giving Back This Thanksgiving With a Food Drive!

By Product Expert | Posted in Community Service Projects, General Motors on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 at 9:38 PM
Joe's Foundation Thanksgiving Food Drive

Every Thanksgiving, we look forward to enjoying turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, pie, and so much more with all of our family members and friends! However, Indianapolis-area families that are experiencing hard times may not be able to afford that meal. With your help and generosity, they will be able to when you donate to the Joe’s Auto Sales Thanksgiving Food Drive! Read the rest of this entry »

What Kind of Material Should I Get for My Used Car’s Seats?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks, Used Vehicles on Monday, November 14th, 2016 at 8:07 PM
Leather vs cloth seats for used cars

When choosing a used car, one of the most important things to consider is your comfort. No matter if you only have a 15-minute commute or are planning to go on a long-distance road trip, you want to be as comfortable as possible (and to avoid back pain and driver’s fatigue). While the amount of cushioning and seat position are taken into account, the material that the seats are made of is oftentimes the deciding factor! Here at Joe’s Auto Sales, we offer high-quality used vehicles with leather or cloth seat options available! We like both materials, but we understand that one may work better for you over the other. That is why we are presenting an infographic to help you make the right decision! Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Veterans Day 2016 From Joe’s Auto Sales!

By Product Expert | Posted in Chevrolet, Indianapolis, Jeep, Just for Fun, Local Events, Stories of Interest, Used Vehicles on Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 8:22 PM

It is almost Veterans Day, and here at Joe’s Auto Sales, we truly appreciate our heroes who have served to keep us free! We thought that we would offer some information about the holiday in our latest blog post, along with some great resources that are helpful for Indianapolis-area veterans. Read the rest of this entry »

What Type of Fuel Should I Be Using For My Vehicle?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 10:09 AM
Types of Vehicle Fuel

Whenever we go to the gas station to fill up our vehicle, we have several grades of fuel to choose from. We will typically go with the basic unleaded kind because it is usually the cheapest and many auto manufacturers recommend it. But what about the other kinds of fuel? What do they do and are there any benefits to using them? Read on to find out! Read the rest of this entry »

What are the Most Popular Vehicles in Indiana?

By Product Expert | Posted in Buick, Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Jeep, Just for Fun, Stories of Interest on Friday, October 28th, 2016 at 7:16 PM

Something that we always find fun to read are statistics and surveys about each of the 50 states and what makes them unique. We think that Indiana is one of the most interesting of the states thanks to its choice of steak (according to this article by Slate, it is the pork tenderloin—find out where you can find the best one in our Best Indianapolis Restaurants on a Budget blog post) and its favorite vehicles. The favorite vehicles of Indiana vary by resource, but we think they all ring true, and many of them are frequently available in our inventory! Read the rest of this entry »

4 Tips for Protecting Your Car From Being Stolen

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 8:21 PM
4 Tips for Protecting Your Car From Being Stolen

The high-quality used car that you invested in from Joe’s Auto Sales is your ticket to get you wherever you need to go, whether it is work, school, exploring Indianapolis, or heading out of state to visit relatives. The last thing that you need is to have your vehicle stolen. According to a 20/20 program by ABC from back in 2013, nearly a million vehicles are stolen every year, with a theft happening every 43 seconds. Here are some ways to help prevent your vehicle from being stolen: Read the rest of this entry »

5 Signs You Need to Replace Your Vehicle

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Monday, October 24th, 2016 at 8:32 PM
5 Signs You Need to Replace Your Vehicle

When you purchase a vehicle, you hope to get the most use out of it. Unfortunately, nothing lasts forever and there will come a day to replace the vehicle that you knew so fondly. So when is the best time to replace your vehicle? Well, there is no true right or wrong answer, but there are several signs that indicate that the time is now or very soon. Read the rest of this entry »

More Passengers=More Fun With 3 Rows of Seats!

By Product Expert | Posted in Crossovers, Minivans, SUV, Used Vehicles on Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 7:03 PM
Used vehicles with third row seating in Indianapolis

Are you a Girl Scout leader who needs to transport your daughter and other members to activities? A parent who would like more vehicle space for the kids? Or perhaps an adult with lots of friends who like to have fun together? Then you will love driving a vehicle with third-row seating! There is just one problem though: brand new vehicles—especially larger models—are extremely expensive! Luckily, Joe’s Auto Sales has the perfect solution by offering a wide selection of high-quality used vehicles with third-row seating at great prices in its inventory! Read the rest of this entry »