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127,223 miles
Lexus ES 350
No Photo Available
used 2009
Lexus ES 350
Base
Dealer:   (1)
2.6 mi away
Stock# T92292211
List:

$7,982*

Est. Loan: $163/mo
Great Deal!

Jaguar Land Rover Houston Central - Houston / Texas

Located 2.6 miles away from Houston, TX

Delivers 27 Highway MPG and 19 City MPG! This Lexus ES 350 delivers a Gas V6 3.5L/210 engine powering this Automatic transmission. SMOKY GRANITE MICA, REAR SEAT SIDE AIRBAGS, CASHMERE, SEMI-ANILINE LEATHER SEAT TRIM.* This Lexus ES 350 Features the Following Options *BLUETOOTH AUDIO -inc: voice-activated wireless Bluetooth hands-free system, Water-repellent front door glass, Warning lights -inc: battery, oil level, seat belt, brake, airbags, engine oil, low fuel, tire slippage (with TRAC), door open, TRAC off, high beam, headlight on, cruise control, scheduled maintenance, Vehicle theft-deterrent system w/engine immobilizer, Vehicle stability control (VSC), Traction control (TRAC), Tool kit, Temporary spare tire, Storage bin center console w/accessory pwr outlet, SmartAccess keyless entry -inc: multi-function remote, lock, 2-stage unlock, trunk open, panic feature, adjustable volume, rolling code.* Stop By Today *Test drive this must-see, must-drive, must-own beauty today at Jaguar Land Rover Houston Central, 7025 Old Katy Road, Houston, TX 77024.

51,788 miles
BMW 3 Series
used 2007
BMW 3 Series
328i
Dealer:   (0)
2.7 mi away
Stock# 7NE26309
List:

Not Listed

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Advantage BMW Midtown - Houston / Texas

Located 2.7 miles away from Houston, TX

We are excited to offer this 2007 BMW 3 Series. It's not a misprint. And the odometer isn't broken. This is a very low mileage BMW 3 Series. A rare find these days. Driven by many, but adored by more, the BMW 3 Series 328i is a perfect addition to any home. You could keep looking, but why? You've found the perfect vehicle right here. More information about the 2007 BMW 3 Series: The 2007 BMW 3-Series continues to be the benchmark against which other entry-level luxury cars are measured, mainly courtesy of its excellent driving experience. Power, braking, and handling are perfectly matched to the vehicle's size and intended usage. The way BMW takes care of business inside the cockpit also has a lot to do with the popularity of this breed. The 3-Series also makes sure no buyer is left behind by offering four body styles, two engines, and both rear- and all-wheel drive. Interesting features of this model are the best in-line six-cylinder engines for those who love motoring., wide variety of bodies and drivetrains, and Driving pleasure par excellence We look forward to seeing you soon! Please call us for more information.

196,377 miles
Toyota RAV4
used 2000
Toyota RAV4
Base
Dealer:   (1)
2.8 mi away
Stock# TY7067287
List:

$4,981*

Est. Loan: $102/mo

Momentum Volkswagen of Upper Kirby - Houston / Texas

Located 2.8 miles away from Houston, TX

Load your family inside this 2000 Toyota RAV4 comes well-equipped with In-dash CD Player, Tow Hooks, Cloth Bucket Seats, Adjustable Steering Wheel, Rear Defrost, Power Outlet, and much more. This is a One Owner Clean Carfax vehicle. We have the vehicle you've been searching for at a price you can afford. Here at Momentum VW we have a skilled and knowledgeable sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customer's needs. Please verify any information in question with Momentum Volkswagen. Come see us at 2405 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098

used 2015
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Overland
Dealer:   (5)
3.2 mi away
Stock# T13414
List:

Not Listed

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River Oaks Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram - Houston / Texas

Located 3.2 miles away from Houston, TX

Contact Fred Gibbs, Chris Tansiongco or Dean Francis, Internet Managers Today At (713) 469-3095 For More Details And Information. PLEASE CALL FRED, CHRIS or DEAN NOW (713) 469-3095 With Any Questions Or To Set A Time To See And Drive This Vehicle!! View Our Entire Inventory At www.riveroakscars.com.

102,272 miles
Toyota Camry
used 2006
Toyota Camry
LE
Dealer:   (28)
3.7 mi away
Stock# 6U643860
List:

$6,255*

Est. Loan: $128/mo
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Mercedes-Benz of Houston Greenway - Houston / Texas

Located 3.7 miles away from Houston, TX

STANDARD PAINTThis vehicle includes a Money-Back Guarantee* and passed our precise inspection process. Best of all the price you see is the price you pay. No haggling. No back and forth. No pressure. And this price is so good it is guaranteed. Mercedes Benz of Houston Greenway is a premier luxury pre-owned super center! We are the number 1 volume luxury store under the AutoNation umbrella of dealerships; as well as the number one CPO dealer for Mercedes Benz in the Southern Region. Come let us show you why our service and value will exceed all your expectations. Mercedes Benz of Houston Greenway is proud to offer this particular vehicle to you and we thank you for your consideration. This vehicle has gone through our stringent safety inspection along with quality inspections. Come stop by our showroom at 3900 Southwest Fwy between Weslayan and Buffalo Speedway and experience a whole new luxury experience! We have the largest selection of Certified Pre-owned Mercedes Benz product here at our premier Houston showroom. This vehicle is loaded with great features, plus it comes with the CARFAX BuyBack Guarantee. The Toyota Camry LE is economically and environmentally smart. Toyota clearly delivers on its promise to provide a fuel-efficient vehicle that has the great qualities you need in a vehicle. This low mileage Toyota Camry has barely been touched. It's the next best thing to buying new. The look is unmistakably Toyota, the smooth contours and cutting-edge technology of this Toyota Camry LE will definitely turn heads.

*Money-Back Guarantee is valid for 5 days or 250 miles, whichever comes first. Subject to certain terms and conditions. See store for details. Some restrictions apply.

93,862 miles
Nissan Altima
used 2013
Nissan Altima
2.5
Dealer:   (1)
5.6 mi away
Stock# 3067
List:

Not Listed

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Houston Auto Sales, Inc - Houston / Texas

Located 5.6 miles away from Houston, TX

**CLEAN CARFAX**AMAZING SERVICE RECORDS** · GET APPROVED TODAY: APPLY FOR FINANCING TODAY @ WWW.HOUSTONAUTOSALESINC.COM · BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: ASK ABOUT OUR EXTENDED WARRANTY · DON'T FORGET TO TRADE-IN YOUR OLD VEHICLE WITH US OR JUST SELL US YOUR CAR Disclaimer: some vehicles may be subject to open manufacturer recalls. You can check whether any vehicle is subject to an unrepaired recall at www.safercar.gov. Houston Auto Sales Inc does not guarantee the following items with the purchase of one of our vehicles: extra set of keys or remotes, owner's manual, floor mats or any other accessories. Prices and special offers are subject to change. All finance applications are subject to credit approval. All vehicles are sold on an as-is basis unless stated otherwise.

145,476 miles
Dodge Grand Caravan
used 2007
Dodge Grand Caravan
SXT
Dealer:   (14)
6.5 mi away
Stock# 7R281009
List:

$4,480*

Est. Loan: $92/mo
Fair Deal!

AutoNation Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Houston - Houston / Texas

Located 6.5 miles away from Houston, TX

3rd Row Seat,EXTRA COST METALLIC/PEARL PAINT,TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR,29K SXT CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG,2ND ROW BUCKET & 3RD ROW BENCH SEATS,3.8L OHV V6 ENGINE,4-SPEED AUTOMATIC VLP TRANSMISSION W/OD,CLOTH LOW-BACK BUCKET SEATS,P215/65R16 ALL-SEASON LBL TIRESThis vehicle includes a Money-Back Guarantee* and passed our precise inspection process. Best of all the price you see is the price you pay. No haggling. No back and forth. No pressure. And this price is so good it is guaranteed. AutoNation Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Houston is excited to offer this 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan. This Dodge includes: 3.8L OHV V6 ENGINE (STD) V6 Cylinder Engine Gasoline Fuel *Note - For third party subscriptions or services, please contact the dealer for more information.* When you purchase a vehicle with the CARFAX Buyback Guarantee, you're getting what you paid for. The look is unmistakably Dodge, the smooth contours and cutting-edge technology of this Dodge Grand Caravan SXT will definitely turn heads. More information about the 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan: The 2007 Dodge Caravan and its Chrysler sibling, the Town & Country, are the only minivans with fold-in-the-floor second- and third-row seats. Caravan also stands out from other minivans in offering an available 12 cubic feet of in-the-floor storage, with 6 cubic feet of that space being covered. The model also boasts five-star front and side-impact crash-test ratings from the federal government, and is the first minivan model to offer a driver's side, inflatable knee-blocker airbag. Strengths of this model include Versatile seating and storage, fuel economy *Money-Back Guarantee is valid for 5 days or 250 miles, whichever comes first. Subject to certain terms and conditions. See store for details. Some restrictions apply.

58,767 miles
Hyundai Accent
used 2013
Hyundai Accent
GS
Dealer:   (0)
6.6 mi away
Stock# 1380041332
List:

$10,595*

Est. Loan: $198/mo
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SW Freeway DriveTime - Houston / Texas

Located 6.6 miles away from Houston, TX

GENIUS TOOLS & VEHICLE BENEFITS: Experience the Genius Way to Buy a Car at DriveTime with true online financing terms, no haggle pricing and a pressure free sales experience. Every vehicle at DriveTime is inspected prior to arriving on the lot and comes complete with a 5-Day vehicle return policy, 30 Day/1500 Mile Limited Warranty. DriveTime vehicles also include a FREE AutoCheck History Report plus an extensive list of vehicle features and safety information. With over 14,000 used cars, trucks, vans and SUVs nationwide, we have the vehicle youve been dreaming of! Note: Price excludes taxes and finance charges, and may exclude doc fees up to $299 and other applicable fees (where allowed by state law).

71,706 miles
Nissan Versa
used 2011
Nissan Versa
1.8 S
Dealer:   (58)
6.7 mi away
Stock# 0065929A
List:

$7,689*

Est. Loan: $144/mo
Fair Deal!
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Russell & Smith Honda - Houston / Texas

Located 6.7 miles away from Houston, TX

Recent Arrival! New Price! 15 Steel Wheels w/Full Wheel Covers, Air Conditioning, Power door mirrors, Power windows, Radio: 90-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System, Speed-sensing steering, Tilt steering wheel. Odometer is 22282 miles below market average! 32/24 Highway/City MPG Why are Russell & Smith retail cars better than our competition? That is easy, the high reconditioning standards we have and believe in. All of our retail pre-owned vehicles go through a vigorous multi-point inspection performed by one of our certified technicians. If our vehicle does not pass our inspection, it must be brought up to our retail standards or be disposed to an auction. We stand behind every retail pre-owned vehicle we sell that is why every customer receives a free 3 month or 3,000 mile warranty. We know that both our competitively priced and highly reconditioned retail vehicles do not get sold, if we do not tailor the sales experience to your needs. We are dedicated to making your buying experience excellent from the time you find our vehicle online to the time you are taking delivery of your new car. When it comes to purchasing a vehicle, we know you have high standards. As a car dealer, we enjoy the challenge of exceeding those standards each and every time. Our team at Russell & Smith takes pride in providing you with exceptional service and an unmatched experience. Being a family owned and operated business, you can trust you will be treated as one of our own. We have been committed to this promise since 1917. Our web experience takes the hassle out of finding the perfect vehicle that is within your budget. We pride ourselves on being competitively priced by adjusting our inventory pricing to real market conditions. When you're ready to take a look at an option in person, we can even bring the vehicle to you for a test drive at you home or office. Simply call or submit a request online to schedule an appointment. Our prices are based on current market values and will increase or decrease occasionally to give our customers our best hassle free offer based on current market conditions. The current advertised price is available for today only.

used 2015
Ford Fusion
SE
Dealer:   (4)
6.7 mi away
Stock# 0093359A
List:

$11,488*

Est. Loan: $215/mo
Great Deal!

Russell & Smith Ford - Houston / Texas

Located 6.7 miles away from Houston, TX

250,000 miles
Pontiac Bonneville
No Photo Available
used 2001
Pontiac Bonneville
SE
Dealer:   (31)
6.8 mi away
Stock# 81399B
List:

Not Listed

Central Houston Nissan - Houston / Texas

Located 6.8 miles away from Houston, TX

Looking for a clean, well-cared for 2001 Pontiac Bonneville? This is it. Just what you've been looking for. With quality in mind, this vehicle is the perfect addition to take home. This is about the time when you're saying it is too good to be true, and let us be the one's to tell you, it is absolutely true. The Pontiac Bonneville SE will provide you with everything you have always wanted in a car -- Quality, Reliability, and Character. The quintessential Pontiac -- This Pontiac Bonneville SE speaks volumes about its owner, about uncompromising individuality, a passion for driving and standards far above the ordinary.

191,495 miles
Chrysler 300
used 2006
Chrysler 300
C
Dealer:   (0)
7.2 mi away
Stock# 255728334
List:

Not Listed

Vista Cars & Trucks - Houston / Texas

Located 7.2 miles away from Houston, TX

78,850 miles
Chevrolet Sonic
used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LTZ
Dealer:   (4)
7.4 mi away
Stock# A828
List:

$8,498*

Est. Loan: $159/mo
Great Deal!
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Best Car For Less - Houston / Texas

Located 7.4 miles away from Houston, TX

20,981 miles
smart fortwo
used 2015
smart fortwo
pure coupe
Dealer:   (0)
7.6 mi away
Stock# 15902403
List:

$8,599*

Est. Loan: $161/mo

CarMax - Houston / Texas

Located 7.6 miles away from Houston, TX

CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final purchase will be made in TX, and excludes tax, title and tags, and $150 documentary fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.

used 2005
Lexus ES 330
Base
Dealer:   (1)
7.7 mi away
Stock# 55121718
List:

$5,599*

Est. Loan: $115/mo
Great Deal!

AutoNation USA Houston - Houston / Texas

Located 7.7 miles away from Houston, TX

VEHICLE STABILITY CONTROL (VSC) & TRACTION CONTROL (TRAC),HEATED & VENTILATED FRONT SEATS,IN-DASH 6-DISC CD CHANGER,Sun/Moonroof,Leather Seats,WOOD & LEATHER-TRIMMED STEERING WHEEL & SHIFT KNOB,PWR REAR SUNSHADE,PWR ADJUSTABLE PEDALS W/MEMORY,P215/55VR17 ALL-SEASON TIRES,Cooled Front Seat(s),SOLID PAINTThis 2005 Lexus ES 330 comes with a rigorous 50 pt. safety inspection which insures you and your family have a safe and reliable vehicle. The 2005 Lexus ES 330: the perfect blend of daily driver and family hauler. At Autonation Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram South Savannah, no matter what vehicle you are looking for, we can find it for you. Don't hesitate to contact Autonation Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram South Savannah. This Lexus ES 330 won't last long. This vehicle includes a Money-Back Guarantee* and passed our precise inspection process. It includes two years of routine service and we will ship it free right to your door. Best of all the price you see is the price you pay. No haggling. No back and forth. No pressure. *Money-Back Guarantee is valid for 5 days or 250 miles, whichever comes first. Subject to certain terms and conditions. See store for details. Some restrictions apply.

116,850 miles
Chrysler Pacifica
used 2008
Chrysler Pacifica
LX
Dealer:   (1)
7.8 mi away
Stock# C08456
List:

$5,466*

Est. Loan: $112/mo
Fair Deal!
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Joel Rogers Classic Chevrolet of Houston - Houston / Texas

Located 7.8 miles away from Houston, TX

75,015 miles
INFINITI G Sedan
used 2012
INFINITI G Sedan
G37x
Dealer:   (0)
8.2 mi away
Stock# 976340
List:

Not Listed

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Houston Direct Auto - Houston / Texas

Located 8.2 miles away from Houston, TX

Recent Arrival!**NON SMOKER**, AWD, Wheat w/Leather Appointed Seats. Moonlight White 2012 INFINITI 4D Sedan G37 X 7-Speed Automatic with Manual Shift 3.7L V6 DOHC 24V 18/25mpg AWDOdometer is 690 miles below market average!100% GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL * LOW OR BAD CREDIT WELCOME * TONS OF FINANCING OPTIONS AVAILABLE * EVERYONE IS APPROVED * BAD CREDIT IS OUR SPECIALTY * YOUR JOB IS YOUR CREDIT * EASY SECURE ONLINE APPROVAL PROCESS * WHOLE SALE PRICE TO THE PUBLIC * TENEMOS PARA USTED TROCAS, SUVs Y CARROS Y UN PLAN DE FINANCIAMIENTO A SU MEDIDA * VENGA Y MANEJE HOY!! *

103,280 miles
Chrysler PT Cruiser
used 2008
Chrysler PT Cruiser
Base
Dealer:   (6)
8.5 mi away
Stock# 8T137250
List:

$3,700*

Est. Loan: $76/mo
Fair Deal!
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AutoNation Mitsubishi - Houston / Texas

Located 8.5 miles away from Houston, TX

AIR CONDITIONING,Rear Spoiler,15 x 6.0 BLACK WHEELS,2.4L DOHC SMPI 16-VALVE I4 ENGINE,27D CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG,5-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION,CLOTH LOW-BACK FRONT BUCKET SEATS,MANUFACTURER STATEMENT OF ORIGIN,P195/65R15 ALL-SEASON TOURING BSW GOODYEAR TIRES,STANDARD PAINTThis vehicle includes a Money-Back Guarantee* and passed our precise inspection process. Best of all the price you see is the price you pay. No haggling. No back and forth. No pressure. And this price is so good it is guaranteed. AutoNation Mitsubishi has a wide selection of exceptional pre-owned vehicles to choose from, including this 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser. This Chrysler includes: 2.4L DOHC SMPI 16-VALVE I4 ENGINE (STD) 4 Cylinder Engine Gasoline Fuel *Note - For third party subscriptions or services, please contact the dealer for more information.* This 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser comes with a CARFAX Buyback Guarantee, which means you can buy with certainty. A Chrysler with as few miles as this one is a rare find. This PT Cruiser was gently driven and it shows. More information about the 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser: The 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser wagon stands out in the market not just for its distinctive shape but also for its interior space and versatility, fuel efficiency, and for the impressive performance provided by the turbocharged engines offered in the Touring and Limited models. In convertible form, the PT Cruiser is one of the most practical and affordable ragtops available. This model sets itself apart with gobs of interior space, fuel efficiency, excellent limited lifetime powertrain warranty., Distinctive shape and style, and acceleration in the turbo models *Money-Back Guarantee is valid for 5 days or 250 miles, whichever comes first. Subject to certain terms and conditions. See store for details. Some restrictions apply.

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Buying used cars in Houston, TX

Save up to $0 on over 30,658 used cars, SUVs, vans, and trucks for sale across 1,171 dealers near Houston, Texas. Edmunds has over 4,695,252 cheap new and used car, truck, and SUV listings, including makes by Lexus, BMW and Toyota Used vehicles are available in a wide range of body types and styles: Sedan, SUV and Minivan. Prices for cheap used cars, trucks, and SUVs in the area range from $1,195 to $599,984 dollars. The nearest dealership is Shawns Motor Credit, approximately 1.839 miles away with 49 cheap used or certified pre-owned vehicles in stock. The highest rated dealer in your area is Shawns Motor Credit, with an average user rating of 5 and 39 used cars in stock.

Options and features available on used 's available near Houston typically include:

Features: Rear Bench Seats , Tire Pressure Warning , Stability Control , Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel , Aux Audio Inputs , Fold Flat Rear Seats , Trip Computer , Bluetooth , USB Inputs , Alarm , Power Driver Seat , Auto Climate Control , Post-collision safety system , Multi-Zone Climate Control , Back-up camera , Heated seats , Leather Seats , Sunroof/Moonroof , Navigation , Parking sensors , Upgraded Headlights , Remote Start , Keyless Entry/Start , AWD/4WD , Power Liftgate/Trunk , Electronic Folding Mirrors , Mobile Internet , Towing Hitch , Blind Spot Monitoring , Automatic Emergency Braking , Third-row seating , Cooled Seats , 3500lb Towing Capacity , Crew Cab , Pre-collision safety system , Lane Departure Warning , 10,000lb+ Towing Capacity , 6ft Bed , Upgraded Stereo , Upgraded Engine , 2nd Row Bucket Seats , 6000lb Towing Capacity , Apple Carplay/Android Auto , Adaptive Cruise Control , 8000lb Towing Capacity , 5000lb Towing Capacity , Rear Entertainment System , Heads up display , 360-degree camera , Soft Top , Extended Cab , 2500lb Towing Capacity , Hardtop , 8ft Bed , Standard Cab , 7ft Bed .

Engine/Mechanics: 4 cylinders , 6 cylinders , 8 cylinders , 5 cylinders , 3 cylinders , 12 cylinders , 10 cylinders .

Transmission: Automatic , Manual , Automated Manual , Direct Drive .

Fuel Type: regular unleaded , premium unleaded (required) , premium unleaded (recommended) , flex-fuel (unleaded/E85) , diesel , electric , flex-fuel (premium unleaded recommended/E85) , flex-fuel (premium unleaded required/E85) , flex-fuel (unleaded/natural gas) , natural gas .

Drivetrain: front wheel drive , rear wheel drive , all wheel drive , four wheel drive .

Edmunds offers users detailed expert ratings and reviews, pricing, consumer reviews, features and specs, interior and exterior vehicle pictures and videos, as well as special offers, gas cards, and other perks. Find your perfect used car at edmunds.com.

shopping for a used car in Houston, TX

Texas' largest city — and the nation's fourth-largest — Houston is similar in certain ways to its sprawling northern neighbor, Dallas. It's massive, it's humid, and ringed by highways and interstates, it requires a car to get around.

At 627 square miles and home to nearly 2.3 million residents, Houston also is a major energy industry hub. It lays claim to more than two dozen Fortune 500 companies, a major port, NASA's Johnson Space Center and can boast that it is Beyonc's birthplace.

Mind-numbing traffic is home here as well. The average Houstonian spent 74 hours in traffic in 2015 — trailing only commuters in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco.

For the motor-minded, Interstate 10 bisects the city, cutting through Houston's downtown area and acting as a major connector to San Antonio to the west and New Orleans to the east. I-45 is the main road that connects Houston to Dallas. I-610 encircles central Houston, while Texas Beltway 8, which includes the Sam Houston Tollway, covers 83 miles of territory encircling the outer areas of Houston.

For visitors planning to explore the downtown area, the Museum District includes several noteworthy spots, including the Children's Museum of Houston, the Houston Zoo, the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum and the Menil Collection art museum. Nearby is Hermann Park, one of Houston's most scenic spots whose attractions include a Japanese garden. The Montrose neighborhood west of downtown is one of the city's most vibrant and diverse, serving as a cultural hub.

more about car shopping in Texas

Texas is the land of the cowboy and the pickup truck. It is the second-largest state in the United States in both area and population. It's larger than the country of France and almost twice as large as Germany and Japan. The Lone Star State borders four U.S. states as well as Mexico.

While there is plenty of land, cattle ranches and oil wells in Texas, there are also several big cities. Houston is its most populous city and the fourth-largest in the country. Austin is the capital. San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth and El Paso are also heavily populated cities. Because it spans such a large part of the south central part of the country, Texas has a variety of terrains, including desert, prairies, grasslands, forests, swamps and coastline.

Three interstate highways, I-35 to the west, I-45 to the east and I-10 to the south, mark out the Texas Urban Triangle and provide access to most of the state's largest cities and urban areas. Because the state is so large and historically made up of rough terrain, Texas has developed America's largest highway and rail system. The Gulf Freeway, Texas' first, opened in 1948. Now Texas has more than 80,000 miles of public highways that crisscross the state. Seventeen of them are toll roads to help pay for the maintenance. The southern part of State Highway 30 has a speed limit of 85 miles per hour, the highest in the United States.

When your state covers so much space, you need a reliable, durable and practical vehicle. The best-selling vehicles in Texas are, as you'd guess, pickup trucks. But not every Texan is a cowboy, and sedans are also very popular. The buying habits of Texas mimic the rest of the country when calculated together. The Ford F-150 pickup truck outsells all others. The Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck is a close second. The Honda Accord and Toyota Camry sedans are also hugely popular. The Dodge Ram pickup truck rounds out the top five. The Nissan Altima sedan comes in sixth.

If you're looking to take a road trip in Texas, you could take the Devil's Backbone, a scenic but allegedly haunted drive through Texas hill country. Legend has it the route is haunted by Confederate soldiers on horseback, Native Americans, Spanish monks, wolf spirits, a lady in white who walks along the side of the road, and others.

If you're looking for a more peaceful drive, you can go to East Texas to soak up small-town country charm in places such as Tyler and Jefferson, enjoy Southern comfort food and hundreds of acres of beautiful pine trees. Or drive to South Texas and relax on the beaches and visit the state aquarium in Corpus Christi. Or go to Dinosaur Valley State Park in Glen Rose, and check out prehistoric dinosaur tracks in the river bed. Legendary Route 66 passes through the Texas Panhandle. Along the way you can stop and see old ghost towns, the first Phillips 66 service station in the state, and the Cadillac Ranch art installation.

For motorsports enthusiasts, the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth hosts the annual NASCAR Cup Series and IndyCar Series auto races. In Austin, you'll find Circuit of the Americas, which hosts the Formula 1 World Championship.