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Does This Fiat Make Me Look Fat?

Function Vs. Form in a Car


Television personality Marie Kondo is creating a craze in society – convincing us to “unclutter”. Her filtering philosophy for cleaning out closets and garages is, “Does it bring you joy?”. You could ask this of the car you are currently driving.  Does it make you happy? Is it fun to drive or you look good in it? Is it an expression of your personality and lifestyle? Our father drives a maroon Honda Civic. Nothing about this vehicle says “Joy” or personal brand.  He doesn’t care- that’s not why he owns a car. He was looking for reliability, good gas mileage, and low monthly payments. He found all of that in a Honda Civic.

But then there’s our nephew, Emiliano. He drives the world’s most impractical car – a Nissan Skyline. There are very few of these in the United States, and they are barely legal.  The [...]

The film, Repo Man, is a cult classic. Otto, a young punk rocker played by Emilio Estevez becomes a repo man. He’s resistant to this at first, but then finds himself addicted to this adrenaline-fueled job. If you don’t pay your loan back, then lenders have the legal right to repossess cars. But it’s not as quirky and outer worldly as the movie may have led you to believe.

Fact: In most states, repossession is legal after your first default.

Fiction: Buy Here Pay Here Car Dealerships want to repossess your car. In fact, at Finn’s Discount Auto, we want you to make your payments on time, so you build a solid credit history and save on interest. We also want you to return with friends and family to buy more cars. We do NOT want you to miss [...]

Winter Road Trip: Hot Springs!

Great Places to Soak a Short Road Trip from El Paso

There’s nothing quite like soaking in a warm pool of mineral water under star filled winter skies. And El Paso is a reasonable driving distance from several of these spas. From camping to retro-chic, there are places that fit your lifestyle and budget. Just make sure you have a great family car to get you there from Finn’s Discount Auto.

Faywood Hot Springs: This geothermal resort is in Southeast New Mexico, only 2 hours from El Paso. Take Highway 10 to Deming, New Mexico then turn north on 180 West. It’s a funky, rustic place with peacocks roaming the property and a small store that has marshmallows and other emergency provisions you may have forgotten. You can visit for the day, for… or stay overnight …You can rent a site for tent camping, hook up an [...]

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