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Does Vermont require emissions testing on used vehicles?

Emissions testing requirements in Vermont

With a newfound emphasis on environmental safety throughout the American automotive market, today’s models have been built to provide cleaner performance than ever before. When you register a vehicle in our state, you’ll need to ensure that it meets all expectations before you can head out for the open road. So, today Poulin Auto Sales will show you the emissions testing requirements in Vermont, as well as where to get it taken care of. Read the rest of this entry >>

Best Value Used Cars Under $8000 Barre VT

Top 5 Best Value Used Cars Under $8,000

Working with a tight budget doesn’t have to mean sacrificing quality and reliability. If you do your research and test drive with confidence, you can take home a new-to-you vehicle without breaking the bank. Check out these top 5 great values in used cars under $8,000 for 2016, according to Kelley Blue Book! Trust the experts, test drive with intention, and take home a great car at a price you can afford at Poulin Auto Stores.   Read the rest of this entry >>

Buying a Car: Financing vs Leasing vs Cash

Getting a new vehicle, even if it’s only new to you, is a big investment. A set of wheels adds a lot of freedom to your life, but also adds costs and comes with a price. So, when you look through your finances, you might be wondering to yourself if it’s better to spend more on a less expensive car without having to take out a loan, finance a newer or nicer car with a monthly payment plan, or lease something. Each choice has its benefits, and we’re here to help you make the call.   Read the rest of this entry >>

Top-Rated Used Cars for Recent College Graduates

When graduation comes and it’s time to head out into the unknown, many college grads face the task of finding a new set of wheels. While a bike may have gotten them from point A to point B on a college campus, a car is incredibly important to graduates looking to make it to interviews and their first day of work on time. Check out these top 4 used cars options for recently graduated students, and get a head start on finding the right transportation for your lifestyle and budget.  Read the rest of this entry >>

Poulin Used Cars vs Craigslist in Burlington VT_b

Should I buy from Poulin or Craigslist?

Poulin Used Cars vs Craigslist in Burlington VT

When you are looking to buy a used car, chances are, you are also looking for a good deal. So you may go to what we used to call the “want ads” back in the day. Now, most folks check out Craigslist. And it may be that you find a deal on a car that is just too good to be true. And maybe it is! Let’s look at how Poulin Autos Sales compares to Craigslist.  Read the rest of this entry >>