Whether you’re planning to purchase your first or second car, you may already know which auto body shop you’ll go to for regular maintenance and repairs. Just in case this is your very first car, you may want to know a few pointers about maintenance, repairs, and the used-car market.
In order to keep your car running well, it needs to have regular routine maintenance. Part of this involves having your alignment checked every 6,000 miles, according to the experts. You can also have your tire alignment checked when you have your oil changed.
Brakes generally last between 25,000 to 50,000 miles. Since much depends on how often you drive, as wel
If you’re planning a family road trip in the near future, there are a few things you’ll want to know. First, family cars make the best road trip vehicles. Secondly, clever planning will take you far. What does this really mean? Read below for your ultimate guide on embarking on a family road trip, from start to finish.
The First Step Begins Before Deciding to Take a Vacation: Choosing Family Cars.
It might sound a bit crazy to think about the trips you plan to take while browsing family cars at the car dealerships. It actually makes sense, especially when browsing kid friendly cars
When shopping for a new or used car, one of the first things that families look for is space. Especially when you have a large family it’s important that you make sure you have room for groceries, camping equipment, sports or dance equipment, and of course your legs. SUVs are great for large families in particular. The 2016 GMC Arcadia, for instance, was named by Cars.com as one of the top 10 best cars for large families.
However, while new car shoppers often have an idea of what to look for in a new
So it’s time to go car shopping and you want to be sure that you’re picking the right car or picking the right truck for your needs. Whether you’re in the market for family vehicles, your kid’s first car, or you just need an upgrade, you want to focus in on a few key items, like car safety, reliability, fuel efficiency, and comfort. If you live in a snowy area, for example, you may be looking for vehicles with four wheel drive for extra traction; if you have a long commute, fuel efficiency might be your top priority. Knowing what your needs are and what you want out of a car can help narrow down your op
Have you ever visited your local car care center and felt like the mechanic was speaking a foreign language? Auto repair and maintenance can seem daunting to the uninitiated. The following guide is a handy way to know when it’s time to head over to the car care center.
Do you know when to get your oil changed? Oil is one of the most vital components of a car. Without the lubrication from oil, your engine can experience a lot of engine. Over time, the oil in your breaks down and becomes contaminated, which impedes its ability to properly lubricate your engine.
It’s recommended to change your oil ever four months or 5,000 miles. O
This latest vacation to Canada was more of an adventure than you expected.
On the way up north the second sun roof over the passenger seats exploded and blew out! One of the car dealers in Grand Forks did a crash repair on it by putting cardboard, plastic wrap, and duct tape over the hole. That got us to Winnipeg just fine. Unfortunately, on the way home yesterday, the tape started ripping off so your husband stopped and just took everything off. He was afraid the cardboard would fly off and cause an accident. There you were going 75 miles an hour and it is 95 degrees outside and you have a hole in the roof of the car! It was a noisy, breezy, and hot ride for over 500 miles. We had the air conditioning on, but with the heat coming in it was still hot in the car. Fortunately, it did not rain.
One of the most popular items for consumers in the United States is without a doubt, the car. That is right, the car. Now, this may seem funny because as consumers, we often take for granted what it means to own a car and how much of a large purchase buying a car is. This is simply due to the fact that for most American conumsers, the car is one of the most common items in the United States. The car is an items that people interact with on a daily basis, and thus it is absolutely taken for granted. As a matter of fact, within the United States the average family will own about two cars. To take this statistic further, just about 35% of households within the United States own three or more cars, not just two. So many households in the United States own multiple cars. Couple this with the fact hat out of a
Buying a vehicle should be one of the best experiences possible. However, certain car dealerships can make you feel like nothing more than another sale. No one wants to feel like they don’t matter. Purchasing an automobile is a big decision. You want to work with salespeople that care about your needs. Many commissioned salespeople can create the wrong kind of environment for a buyer. In this post, you will learn the benefits of non commissioned car sales.
The process driving by and looking over the inventory at the local community auto dealer has become a new family routine. With all four of you driving, in fact, it seems much of your time, energy, and money are invested in the cars that you drive and the attention that it takes to keep all of them properly serviced and running. A review of the first weeks of summer tells part of the story.
Week one of summer. Your oldest daughter is driving the oldest car in the family. When her one year old compact car was totaled by another driver last spring, you were uncertain if you would purchase her another similar vehicle, or go for a cheaper driving option. Your father offered to let her drive his ol
If your initial perception of floor mats was just for aesthetic purposes, then you are utterly wrong. Floor mats and liners serve other important roles such us keeping and maintaining cleanliness while protecting the carpet in your car. Drivers have varying floor mat needs and depending on one’s preference, it is important to find a car carpet that can withstand different conditions.
Generally, floor mats are used to keep dirt out of your car; they also have the ability to absorb water and moisture content from your feet. With a quality material and articulate designs, you are sure to give your car a premium appeal that lasts longer. Depending on the type of car and budget, there are various floor mats for specific