As you search for that next car, there is always a lot to consider. Your drives in Ithaca, Trumansburg, Watkins Glen, Syracuse and Baldwinsville should always be intuitive and engaging, and finding the right car for those travels is a key part of that.

The team at Maguire Dealerships has put together these car buying guides on various important automotive topics, covering a range of information to prepare you for the buying or leasing process. We invite you to lean on these helpful resources.


Benefits of an Electric Car

We invite you to check out our online guide to electric car benefits. There certainly are many reasons to go electric.

Best All Wheel Drive Cars

All-wheel-drive is a feature typically associated with sedans, crossovers, wagons, and some select SUVs.

Best SUVs for Off-Roading

From their capable performance to their driver-friendly interior amenities, these models are ready for the road ahead-and the dirt and mud, too.

Can You Finance a Car with Bad Credit?

Can you finance a car with bad credit? The answer is yes-so long as you can find a lender to work with you.

Can You Finance a Car with No Credit?

When lenders are looking for information about your background, credit history is the first place they're going to look.

Guide to Electric Vehicles Tax Credit

If you're interested in an electric vehicle, then there's some good news for you: New York State wants you to be able to drive clean.

How Are Car Loans Calculated?

How much money is borrowed, how long it takes to pay back the loan, and the interest rate all play a role in what monthly payments will look like.

How Does a Hybrid Car Work?

Hybrid vehicles might look, feel, and drive like your average internal combustion engine vehicle, but they're a little different, as they have an electric motor and a battery.

How Do Electric Cars Work?

Maguire Auto is taking a closer look at how electric vehicles work, how they're maintained, and what makes them different than your average gas-powered vehicle.

How to Refinance an Auto Loan

We've put together this guide on vehicle refinancing, so you know the step-by-step tricks of the trade.

Leasing vs Buying

You've gone through the checklist, looking into items like gas mileage, interior features, and infotainment-now you need to figure out the dollars and cents.

Top Third-Row SUVs for Families

We're taking a closer look at some of these top SUVs and what they have to offer. Which one is the right fit for your family?

What Credit Score is Needed to Buy a Car?

What kind of credit score do you need to buy a car? Everyone's financial situation is different, but Maguire Dealerships can provide some guidance.

Financing Your New Car

Financing is certainly one of the most important parts of the car buying process. Once you've taken the test drives and decided on a certain model, the next step is to decide how to pay for it. Of course, that might take the form of a loan, but leasing is always an option, too.

Our guides will cover important topics like auto loans and credit, and how to approach the buying process. If you'd like to get the process underway ahead of time, we'd like to direct you to our finance application, which takes just a few moments to fill out. If you have any questions about the application, we're here to answer them.

Finding the Car Right for You

There are a lot of cars out on the road today, from traditional gas-powered SUVs, to hybrid cars and electric vehicles. With many cars to choose from, you may be wondering which one is right for you and your family.

We're here to discuss what some of the top SUVs are, as well as some of the best all-wheel-drive vehicles and cars meant for an off-roading adventure. We'll also explain some of the benefits of electric cars.

We invite you to check out the current inventory of new models on our lot. If you have any questions, or want to schedule a test drive, don't hesitate to get in touch with our sales professionals today.

Visit Maguire Dealerships Today

Want to know more about our inventory, and how to finance your next car? Check out the car buying guides from Maguire Dealerships on this page to become a more well-informed car buyer in Ithaca, Trumansburg, Watkins Glen, Syracuse and Baldwinsville.

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Maguire Family of Dealerships

154 Cecil Malone Drive
Directions Ithaca, NY 14850

  • Sales: (607) 257-1515
  • Service: (607) 257-1515


  • Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday Closed