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Does paying off a car loan early hurt credit?

March 16th, 2023 by
2014 Chevy Malibu on a road

Paying off your auto loan early may negatively impact your credit in the short term, but it could also help boost your score over time. Whether it’s a good or bad idea to pay off your loan ahead of time will depend on several factors, such as the amount of debt you have and any…

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Cochran Cars: Used Trucks vs Used SUVs: Which is Better for the Price?

March 9th, 2023 by
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If you’re looking to buy your next vehicle, you may be trying to decide between a used truck and an SUV. These vehicles offer similar benefits, making it hard to decide between them. Below, our team at Cochran cars in Youngstown has put together some of the advantages of opting for a used vehicle rather…

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When is the best time to trade in a car?

March 2nd, 2023 by
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If you’re interested in swapping your vehicle for a different model, it’s important to understand the trade-in process. It’s a good idea to explore the benefits of trading in your car and explore how this can help you get into the vehicle you really want. At Cochran Cars, we care about helping you find the…

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Best Burgers in Columbiana, OH

February 8th, 2023 by
great, classic cheeseburgers can be found all around Columbiana, OH

Have you been thinking about a juicy, mouthwatering burger that doesn’t come from a fast-food joint? Are you wondering where you can go to give your taste buds what they’re calling for? While Columbiana, Ohio, has a couple of good options, there are also a few places to consider that lie outside of town if…

Call of Duty Goes Electric: The GMC Hummer Pickup Playable in Modern Warefare 2

February 1st, 2023 by

Vehicles have always been an important part of the Call of Duty video game series, contributing to the excitement fans experience while playing. Whether you enjoy modifying a car to suit your personal preferences or making impressive snipes while on the move, having access to a great vehicle can make a big difference in your…

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Will used car prices get better in 2023?

February 1st, 2023 by
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When you performed research for your car-buying journey in 2022, you might’ve been shocked by the rising prices of used vehicles. Below, you can learn why used car prices spiked in 2022, what the outlook is for 2023, what the benefits of buying a used vehicle are, and how much a used car may cost….

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2024 Hummer EV SUV Interior: Features, Seating, & More

January 26th, 2023 by
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The Hummer created news when it was made available to the public for everyday driving, and it’s back in the news as GMC announces a new electric version of the iconic SUV. The 2024 model year will add a GMC Hummer electric vehicle (EV) SUV to the lineup of all-EVs, giving you a rough-and-tumble off-road…

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Can Low Coolant Cause AC Not to Work?

January 20th, 2023 by
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If you find your car’s air conditioning (AC) system isn’t working properly, you may ask yourself, “Can low coolant cause the AC not to work?” The answer is yes and no, as low coolant in the engine’s cooling system may compromise the performance of all the car’s parts, including the AC system. One key aspect…

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Golf Courses in Hermitage, PA

January 13th, 2023 by
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Golf season is just around the corner, and many golfers are already dreaming of hitting the fairway at their favorite course. Whether you’re a lifelong resident or just visiting Hermitage, you need to know where you swing your club in the area. Our Cochran Cars sales and service team invites you to check out these…

A Guide to Fully Electric Trucks

January 5th, 2023 by

The 2022 model year saw the emergence of all-electric pickup trucks from GMC, Ford, and Rivian into the electric vehicle (EV) scene. Two more will join the lineup for the 2024 model year from Chevy and GMC, the Silverado EV and Sierra EV. These all-electric trucks offer powerful performance and utility capabilities, making them a…

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