Peace of mind - that's what we could all use a little of  when it comes to searching for a used car. If you want to shop worry free and  eliminate the fear of purchasing a vehicle with costly hidden problems, just  make sure you follow a few important used car buying tips. These simple  strategies will help you avoid buying a "lemon" and ensure that you invest your  money wisely. For those of you buying a used car in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington  Metroplex, the first step is easy: always shop with a reputable dealer.  Grapevine Ford is home to one of the largest selections of new and Used Ford Cars  in the city, and our award-winning service has made us a leading Dallas area  Ford dealer. Now that you know where to shop, check out the information below to  see our comprehensive used car buying guide!


"The CarFax" - Not reviewing in detail a complete history report on the pre-owned vehicle is a common mistake consumer's make when purchasing a pre-owned vehicle. Checking the CarFax report for Accidents-Flood Damage- or even a salvaged title. At Grapevine Ford all of our pre-owned vehicles come with a CarFax complete history report for FREE!

"Not Certified" - Buying a pre-owned vehicle that is "NOT CERTIFIED" is another common mistake consumer's make when purchasing a pre-owned vehicle. Every eligible Certified Pre-owned Ford is backed by a 3 month 3000 mile Comprehensive Limited Warranty in addition to a 72 month 100,000 mile Powertrain Limited Warranty with 24 hour Roadside Assistance backed by the Manufacturer.

"Vehicle Inspection" Buying from a Reputable New Car Dealer with full service capabilities when you return with your pre-owned vehicle purchase. Grapevine Ford's Master Certified Technicians complete the Ford required 169 point inspection to ensure you and your family are purchasing a quality pre-owned vehicle. All pre-owned vehicles are driven by our Used Car Director and Service Director to ensure the inspection was done correctly.

"Vehicle Warranty" The vehicle you are buying has no warranty or guarantee that protects you. Grapevine Ford's "Worry Free Folder" along with our 3 month or 3,000 mile engine transmission and A/C warranty and for Certified Pre-owned Fords the 72 month 100,000 with 24 hour roadside assistance mile warranty gives you complete confidence when purchasing your pre-owned vehicle at Grapevine Ford.

"Money Back Guarantee" No "Money Back Guarantee". Grapevine Ford's "3-Day Buy Back" ensures you're completely satisfied with your pre-owned vehicle purchase. If for any reason you're not completely satisfied with your pre-owned purchase, just simply return it!'s that for piece of mind.

All CarFax data is provided by CarFax and any guarantees stated by CarFax are the sole responsibility of CarFax 3 month 3,000 mile warranty is an in-house warranty that protects the consumer on items that are less than $1,000 to fix or replace. All work to be performed by Grapevine Ford's Service Department for the warranty to be eligible. 3-Day buy back guarantee is good for 3 days or 150 miles whichever comes first. A 15% re-stocking fee will apply. Re-stocking fee is 15% of the sales price plus any other damages that may have occurred over the last 72 hours or 150 miles whichever comes first. When the consumer does return a vehicle the original contract is null and void meaning all trades or anything else implied is no longer valid or implied.

Follow these great car buying tips and tricks and you'll  be well on your way to finding a quality used car that'll last for years to  come. Stop by Grapevine Ford to check out our diverse assortment of CarFax  1-Owner and Certified Pre-Owned Ford used cars today! Also remember to check  out our Pre-Owned Specials  regularly if you want to get a terrific deal on your next  car. These vehicles are priced to move fast!

One of our top used car buying tips is to shop with a  well-known and well-respected dealer who is top-rated in the local community,  and Grapevine Ford is all of this and more. But you don't have to take our word  for it. Check out our recent Reviews and Testimonials  under the Info tab to see  what your neighbors think about us!

If you're searching for used cars in the Dallas  Metropolitan area, make Grapevine Ford your first stop and browse rows and rows  of pre-inspected used, CarFax 1-Owner and Certified Pre-Owned Ford Cars , trucks and SUVs  today!