By: vincent1_1
Opelika Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep
I am from out of town and was in a crisis to get home with a car needing help! The staff at Opelika Ford treated us like we were local folks. The service manager Ernesto Esparza took care of my needs and then some! You can buy a car from anyone but you get great service from Opelika Ford. I wish they were in my home town. BUY and SERVIVE your car at the OPELIKA dealerships!!!!
By: jelly722
Opelika Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep
Hometown replaced the engine in my 2008 Ford under warranty while Carl Gregory wanted to charge me $1400 for a radiator. I didn't even need a new radiator! I ended up buying my last car from Hometown because they treat people the way they want to be treated. They will be honest and up front with you.
Tips & Advices
Depending on the part and its overall quality, a good amount of money can be saved by purchasing aftermarket parts versus OEM parts. But aftermarket parts that are low in price might also be lower in quality and could do more harm than good to your car, or they may need to be replaced more frequently than a more expensive counterpart. This could lead to saving some money in the short term, but spending more than anticipated in the long term.
The type of tires being purchased is the most significant determinant of their price. SUV tires are more costly than average car tires. And high-performance tires are more costly than economy grade tires. On average, standard tires for an average-sized vehicle are around $100 per tire. Standard tires for an SUV are around $150 and pick-up truck tires are about $200 on average. Some dealers offer discounts if purchasing more than one tire.
Car inspections typically take about an hour. However the wait time can be longer depending on how busy the shop is. Call ahead for an appointment to avoid long wait times.
Depending on the manufacturer, certain aftermarket parts can be just as reliable as Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts. But one item within a vehicle, like oil filters for instance, could have multiple manufacturers and there could be inconsistencies in quality among them.
Costs of replacing a windshield can vary greatly depending on a variety of factors:
  • Vehicle make and model
  • How much of the cost insurance will cover
  • Whether the windshield installers come to your location or you bring the vehicle to them
  • Standard service costs of the windshield installers
Generally, newer and higher-end vehicles cost more to have their windshields replaced because certain manufacturers use modified or proprietary glass types.

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