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Checking out pre-owned cars

So my quest for a new car has me checking out some pre-owned vehicles at Zimbrick Eastside. I met up once again with Gerald Ayers at Zimbrick Eastside Hyundai..and he had some cool cars to show me.  I took a pre-owned Hyundai Certified Pre-owned Hyundai Elantra Touring out for a test ride. It only had 30-thousand miles on it..which means I would have 70-thousand miles left on the factory warranty. Incredible! And you wouldn't believe all the extra hoops they have to go through to make sure it meets Hyundai's strict expectations.  They inspect the body, the brakes, the belts, hoses,  wheel bearings..you name it! Did you know Zimbrick Hyundai Eastside has other makes and models of used cars on the lot? Gerald showed me an all-wheel drive Subaru Forester.. which looked great, but was a little too big for me. He also put me behind the wheel of a Toyota Solara convertible! It was too cold to drive very far with the top down..but we went for a cruise and I was impressed that the top is a hard top..the back window was glass (not scratchy plastic), and that it even has front wheel drive. This is a convertible that could be driven year-round. I got a chance to meet Zimbrick Eastside's  Sales Manager David Masar, who showed me where the used cars are all rigorously checked out by their mechanics to make sure they meet their high expectations. He also explained that all used cars, even the ones that aren't Hyundai certified come with a 3-month 3-thousand mile warranty. And a full tank of gas!



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03/31/2011 7:35AM
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