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We are approaching the end of tax season, and if you’re like me you’ve already filed and received your tax refund.  CNN reported that this year’s average refund-to-date is $3,034!  So what can we do with this refund?  Well if … Continue reading

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“It’s the most, wonderful time, of the year…” when the automotive community reconvenes at the Jacob Javits Center on the west side of Manhattan for the annual New York International Auto Show!  Hertz Car Sales had the honor of walking … Continue reading

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Courtesy of St. Patrick’s Day comes around like clockwork as every other annual holiday does.  However in the mainstream there are no holidays that focus more on mediocre food and good luck.  Go figure that those two concepts would … Continue reading

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Courtesy of 2016 is running on all cylinders as we just “leaped” into March.  The year is flying by for some (I’m raising my hand intensely like that annoying school kid…), but let’s take a moment to remember that … Continue reading

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Courtesy of Spring may not feel hot to us but the spring “heat” has a profound effect on how our cars operate.  At the same time we must acknowledge that there can also be cold days, and therefore we … Continue reading


Courtesy of Millions of us were just buried by a massive blizzard that dropped over two feet of snow in some parts of the Mid-Atlantic States!  When you think about it though, we’re still averaging much higher than normal … Continue reading

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President’s Day is coming up in mere weeks, which means much needed time off for most Americans. While taking this time off, it’s time to consider getting in on the President’s Day car sales! President’s Day marks the first major … Continue reading

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Courtesy of Moving away to college is all about a time where you can get away, find yourself, and come home when it’s time to do some laundry or raid your mother’s pantry for snacks and soup (also known … Continue reading

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 Courtesy of The seventh installment of Star Warsis coming out towards the end of the year, and with iconic movies and other media comes iconic cars to help represent them.  Cars have long been associated in media, specifically TV, … Continue reading


 Courtesy of Trunk or treat is an emerging trend amongst communities looking to provide an alternative to traditional trick or treating.  I know a lot of you reading this are probably accustomed to good old fashioned trick or treating, … Continue reading

Courtesy of Wow!  Maybe it’s just me but this summer really flew by!  Some kids are already back to school, and those that are still hanging on to the few threads of summer that are left have just a … Continue reading


Courtesy of Labor Day is behind us and the kids are back in school…Hallelujah!  Now there’s a particular group of students that we’ll focus on today as we continue on in this back to school celebration.  Today we’re going … Continue reading

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Courtesy of Once again July 4th is around the corner!  First and foremost, please make some summer plans if you haven’t already, because summer is going to buzz by before you know it!  Now if you haven’t made any plans yet, … Continue reading

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Autotrader recently named the “10 Best Cars for Recent College Graduates” (press release here).  The folks at Autotrader bring up great points regarding the fact that a car should not be purchased simply based on safety or fuel economy, describing … Continue reading

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It’s June, which means that universities are already into summer classes and the K-12 schools are closing out the year. First and foremost we need to watch out for our children as daytime outdoor play quickly resumes. Please remember that … Continue reading

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Shrinking but surviving… it makes it sound like the minivans themselves are getting smaller.  Rest assured that they are not getting smaller but in fact they are maintaining or slightly increasing their overall cabin volume.  But in terms of the … Continue reading

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Courtesy of the Arbor Day Foundation Arbor Day is coming up towards the end of the month.  Here’s a fun fact for you, even though there is a national Arbor Day (last Friday of April), there are some states that … Continue reading

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Courtesy of “This isn’t tax season, it’s REFUND season!” says this one bow-tied guy in a TV commercial.  It shows him pushing pallets of cash out of the back of a cargo plane.  And even though most of us … Continue reading

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Gas is Down and Love for SUVs is Up Courtesy of The past few years have been a tough go for the SUV segment.  The economics here are very simple, as gas prices go up, demand for SUVs goes … Continue reading

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Courtesy of If you’re like me, you’ll take all of the daylight you can get.  Winter has been such a drag this year, by far worse than any I can remember in recent memory.  As I write this I’m … Continue reading

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Protect Your Car from the Cold

Protect Your Car from the Cold Courtesy of Once again old man winter is here in full force.  Here in the northeast the high temperature is in the 30s on good days, but then again that’s not happening too … Continue reading

Rent2Buy for the Long Valentine’s Day Weekend

Rent2Buy for the Long Valentine’s Day Weekend  Courtesy of Valentine’s Day is coming up soon.  If you’re like me, you’ve made some plans and called for reservations of some kind.  Perhaps you are going away for the long weekend.  … Continue reading

Shopping Tips When Buying a Car

Tips When Buying a Car Courtesy of Buying a car always seems like a production.  It’s strange that while the rest of the retail industry has moved toward simplicity and technology, auto buying is still very traditional, almost archaic.  … Continue reading

New Year, New Models

Courtesy of The holidays have come and gone and finally you can breathe a sigh of relief!  It’s time to get back to normal, which here at Hertz Car Sales means it’s time to check out the new models.  … Continue reading

Resolve to Keep Your Car Clean

Resolve to Keep Your Car Clean  Courtesy of I’m always on the go, which means that I’m always in my car.  Road warriors know what I’m talking about.  The car becomes the living room, kitchen and home office.  What … Continue reading

Forget Jewelry, Let’s Really Dazzle Her

Courtesy of If you’re like me, you’re starting to get nervous about what you’re going to buy for your wife or girlfriend for Christmas.  I’m looking at countless websites talking about the “perfect gift” or “20 gifts she’ll like”, … Continue reading

Hertz Car Sales Keeps You and Your Wallet Safe

Hertz Car Sales Keeps You and Your Wallet Safe                                                    Courtesy of Yahoo! News recently reported on a car buying scam centered on Craigslist. One woman lost thousands of dollars due to being led on by a scammer posing … Continue reading

The Leaves They Are a Changing

The Leaves They Are a Changing  Courtesy of The leaves are changing alright.  I’m talking about the changing of the colors of course.  Leaf peepers are getting ready to celebrate this annual event, finding their perfect roads to drive … Continue reading

The Spooky Season is Upon Us

Courtesy of  Halloween is quickly approaching.  Gosh the year has gone by so fast!  For me Halloween marks a reminder to look at two things, keeping pedestrians safe (especially kids), and keeping your car safe.  I know these are … Continue reading

Toyota Avalon

Numbers don’t lie.  They tend to paint a very clear picture as to how a situation looks.  So let’s use this data to discuss the best used cars, trucks and crossovers on the market today.  We’ll take a look at … Continue reading

Headed Back to School

Courtesy of It’s back to school time!  This year is the year to send your kid to school in affordable style.  I’ll be the first to tell you that no student needs anything extravagant.  I drove a 1991 Honda … Continue reading

2015 Ford F-150

Courtesy of Dodge is trying to sell you on the fact that there RAM truck has won Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year two years in a row.  Well that’s not hard to do if you ask me.  While … Continue reading

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Courtesy of Cuba.  A beautiful, mystical and almost mythical place.  Sitting just a mere 90 miles away from Florida’s Key West, the average American doesn’t know all that much about Cuba.  From the picture above (recently taken), it looks … Continue reading


Courtesy of I’m talking to you son, put the tie down and walk away!  Let’s be honest.  Ties are a terrible gift.  Here’s why.  Your father falls into one of two scenarios.  First scenario, he wears a suit every … Continue reading

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School Closed for Summer

Courtesy of Yup, it’s true.  The school year is coming to a close.  That is if it hasn’t already closed for the year.  So it means that we need to get some business in order, and do it quickly.  … Continue reading

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   Spring will be here before we know it. I know that pesky groundhog saw his shadow so we’re in for a little more winter, but thankfully for us even if he’s right, the changing of the seasons is a … Continue reading

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Courtesy of This year marks the 20 year anniversary of the invention of the Bluetooth wireless communication standard. Back in 1994 it was pretty inconceivable how this invention was going to change our lives. Even in 2004 Bluetooth was … Continue reading

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If there’s one segment where the American auto makers never lost a step, it is definitely the luxury SUV segment. Between the offerings from Buick, Cadillac and Lincoln, we have a lot of options and a lot of value. There … Continue reading


Raising a family is one of the most rewarding things we can do in life. The reality is that it can also be quite the financial challenge. The mortgage, taxes and groceries add up fast! Who has the money left … Continue reading

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Convertibles are Always in Season I already know what you’re thinking…who would write such a silly title for an article?! But I mean it when I say that convertibles are always in season. They’re just cars at the end of … Continue reading


Courtesy of It feels like it was only yesterday that we were covering convertibles. Now we are putting covers on our convertibles because…snow is here! As we write this, inches are falling in the Philly/DC area. It is single … Continue reading


Ten to twenty years ago, buying a used car was tricky. There were only a couple of mainstays at the top of the used car reliability charts. Fortunately for us it’s not the 1990s. A lot has changed, thanks to … Continue reading