One of the biggest dilemmas we all face at one time or another is whether or not our car is worth repairing. We weigh the pros and cons; expensive fixes vs. the cost of a brand new car, and try to make an educated guess. However, unless you're a trained and experienced mechanic, it's hard to know if all your car needs are cheap, easy repairs or a major overhaul. Your biggest resource in this case is a trusted local mechanic, such as the highly qualified professionals at TransMasters Transmissions and Auto Care.
With two locations serving the greater San Diego area, you're invited to stop in at the shop nearest you and take advantage of our knowledgeable staff. We'll help you compare the price of getting your existing car into great running condition against that of purchasing a new one. We can also offer an estimate of how many more miles you can expect from your car once the repairs have been made.
Would it be better to buy another?
The benefits of a brand new vehicle are obvious; updated features, a quiet, new engine, possibly better gas mileage, and the peace of mind that comes with knowing your car is unlikely to break down anytime in the near future. But, the disadvantages are large. Even with the trade in value on your old car, you may need to come up with a lump sum for a down payment. Then, there's the dreaded monthly payment, which lasts long after the shine has left your investment.
At TransMasters, we're committed to maximizing your equity and helping you get the most out of the vehicle you already own. We are experts in both diagnosing as well as repairing everything from weird engine noises and bad fuses to transmission problems. You might be surprised at how economical it is to maintain your current car rather than selling it. And, the best part is, you're not stuck with a new car payment for years afterward!
Getting help with your decision
If you're mulling over the decision between repairing vs. buying, stop by one of our San Diego locations and let us help. By diagnosing problems your vehicle currently has, you'll be able to compare the repair estimates with the cost of a new or used car.
TransMasters has been the trusted local shop to many San Diego residents for nearly three decades. You can count on us to be there for whatever your need throughout the life of your vehicle.