Common questions about
The car buying process

Do I Need A Good Credit Score To Buy A Truck?
You don't need a perfect credit score to buy a truck. The financing department at Patterson Truck Stop can work with you to take advantage of the programs that are available and will make it as easy as possible to get approved for the financing option that works best for you.
Can I Finance A Used Truck?
Yes, it's common to finance the purchase of a used truck! You don't need lots of cash or a perfect credit score to buy a truck. The finance department at Patterson Truck Stop works with buyers to make it as easy as possible to get approved for financing.
Can I Finance A Used Car Purchase?
Yes! It's not only possible to finance the purchase of a pre-owned vehicle, it's extremely common. The finance department at Patterson Truck Stop can work on your behalf to make the finance process as easy as possible.
Do I Need A Good Credit Score to Get A Car Loan?
No! You don't need a perfect credit score to get a car loan. Although a higher credit score can lead to better interest rates, there are lots of programs that exist to help buyers with financial issues in their past get approved for financing. The financing department at Patterson Truck Stop can work with you to take advantage of the programs that are available and will make it as easy as possible to get approved for the financing option that works best for you.
When Do Trucks Need An Oil Change?
Most trucks have a recommended oil change interval between 5000 - 7500 miles if you're using conventional oil and between 10000 - 15000 miles if you're using full synthetic oil. Talk to the professionals in our service center to devise a car care plan that will keep your truck running like new for years to come.
Does Patterson Truck Stop Sell Used Cars?
Patterson Truck Stop has a massive inventory of pre-owned vehicles of every kind. We have sedans, trucks, and SUVs from just about every manufacturer. You can shop for affordable cars under $15,000 or late-model SUVs with the latest features in one convenient location!
What Is The Free Lifetime Warranty at Patterson Truck Stop?
The Patterson Truck Stop Lifetime Warranty is the best truck warranty around, but it's not just for trucks: it also applies to every qualifying used vehicle we sell. Learn more on our Free Lifetime Warranty page.
What Is The Best Place To Buy A Truck?
It can be a smart choice to buy a truck from a dealership. The best dealerships offer a wide selection of trucks in a variety of makes and models. Patterson Truck Stop is the best dealership to buy your next truck, because in addition to our massive inventory and affordable prices, we offer a Free Lifetime Warranty on virtually every truck we sell.
Is The Toyota Tundra A Heavy Duty truck?
The Toyota Tundra is so reliable and tough, you would be forgiven for thinking that the Tundra is a heavy duty truck. Technically, the Toyota Tundra is not considered a heavy duty truck, but for most drivers the Toyota Tundra has more than enough horsepower and towing capacity to get the job done.
Are Toyota Tundras Reliable?
Yes, Toyota trucks are considered to be some of the most reliable vehicles out there and the Toyota Tundra is no exception. The Toyota Tundra gets high marks for reliability, performance, and long-term dependability.
Does Patterson Truck Stop Sell All Types of Vehicles?
Yes! You can find high-quality used cars, SUVs, and minivans for sale at the pre-owned supercenter at Patterson Truck Stop.
Which Trucks Get The Best Gas Mileage?
Newer trucks can offer some of the best gas mileage. For example, the 2019 Ford Ranger and the 2018 Chevy Colorado both offer 25 MPG highway or better! You can filter our inventory of used trucks by MPG to find the truck that best meets your needs.
What are the Benefits of Buying a Used Truck?
The benefits of buying a used truck depend on mostly where you buy it. Most used trucks at Patterson Truck Stop come with our FREE Lifetime Warranty, which makes us a premier used truck dealer in East Texas. And another benefit of buying a used truck is you can usually get more features and a higher trim level for the same price of a brand new truck with less features and/or a lower trim level.
Can I Finance a Pre-Owned Truck?
You can choose to finance a pre-owned truck if this method of payment works best for you, and the selling price of the vehicle is at least a few thousand dollars. Financing isn’t only limited to new vehicles.
Do Used Trucks Hold Their Value?
In general, pickup trucks hold resale value better than other body styles of vehicles. A used truck will hold the most resale value if it is properly maintained throughout its use. If the truck is in good condition, you can expect a used car dealer to offer you a fair trade-in value for the vehicle.
Can You Repair My Truck?
Yes, we can repair trucks at our Longview, TX dealership. Patterson Truck Stop and Patterson Nissan collectively offer a variety of repair services by expert, certified technicians onsite.
Should I Go to the Dealership for Maintenance on My Truck?
Yes, you should take your truck to the dealership for maintenance, especially if you want premium and/or OEM (from the automaker) parts and products, such as oil and other fluids. The dealership is also the best option if your truck is still under warranty or if you are looking for experts specializing in your specific model of truck.
How Do I Know if My Brake Pads Need to be Replaced?
Your brake pads need to be replaced if they are exhibiting any signs of excessive wear. If you are hearing a screeching or grinding sound when you apply pressure to the brakes, your brake pads likely need to be replaced.
Does Patterson Truck Stop Sell Parts For My Truck?
Our team at Patterson Truck Stop does sell parts as part of repair services. Although we don’t sell parts outside of a service repair, we do install new truck parts during service requests.
Where is Patterson Truck Stop Located?
Patterson Truck Stop is located in the heart of Longview, TX at 1201 McCann Rd. Click here for directions.
What Hours is Patterson Truck Stop Open?
Patterson Truck Stop is open Monday through Friday, 8:30AM - 7PM and Saturday, 9:00M - 6:00PM. Click here for hours and directions.

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