Which Full-Size Vehicle is Right for You?

4M Autoplex of Abilene carries many different types of Full-Size Vehicles available on the market, so which one is right for you? Here is a guide that we put together to help you make the decision. 4M Autoplex of Abilene carries a wide range of pre-owned full-size vehicles like Ford, Dodge, Chevrolet, Nissan and Toyota to fit any budget!

Each type of full-size vehicle has its own set of benefits. Here is a breakdown of the pros and cons of Pickup Trucks, SUVs, Mini Vans, and the maintenance that goes in with the upkeep of your new vehicle:

Pickup Trucks: Pickup truck - Wikipedia


  • Great for hauling cargo
  • Some Pickup Trucks come in 4x4 or all terrain
  • Can be used as a work truck or a personal vehicle
  • Usually have a large cab for a more comfortable driving
  • Can be a bit more expensive

SUVs: 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Review | PCMag


  • More fuel-efficient than trucks
  • Often come with all-wheel drive
  • Have more passenger space than trucks
  • Can be higher priced than trucks due to cabin size

Mini Vans: Minivan - Wikipedia


  • More fuel-efficient than trucks or SUVs
  • Often have more passenger space than trucks or SUVs
  • Usually have sliding doors for easy access to passengers
  • Can be more expensive than trucks or SUVs


What Kind of Maintenance Goes Into a Full-Size Vehicles?

All vehicles require regular maintenance in order to run smoothly and avoid costly repairs. Here are some tips on how to maintain your pre-owned vehicle:


1. Make sure you change the oil and filter every 5,000 miles or as recommended by the manufacturer.Oil Change - Why Do I Need It? | EXPLAINED - Wallace Chevrolet



2. Check the air pressure in the tires and adjust as needed.


3. Inspect the brakes and brake pads regularly and replace them as necessary.


4. Keep up with the regular tune-ups and changes recommended by the manufacturer.


5. Always use the recommended grade of engine oil and fuel. 


By following these steps, you can help keep your vehicle is running in top condition for years to come!

Now that you know what kind of maintenance goes into a pick-up truck, it's important to keep this in mind when shopping for your next vehicle. Make sure to ask the dealer about recommended service intervals and what type of oil and fuel should be used. By following these tips, you can help ensure that your new truck runs smoothly.


So, which vehicle is right for you? Consider your needs and budget, and then make the decision. 4x4 trucks are important in the Abilene area and beneficial for construction sites and heavy-duty projects.  Buying a pre-owned vehicle can be a great investment, so make sure you choose the right one! Shop our Used Inventory now and save BIG at 4M Autoplex of Abilene, Texas!