Car Leasing Basics


If you need a car to drive but don’t have the budget to make a large down payment, then you may consider getting a car lease. To put it in a nutshell, car leasing means “renting” a vehicle from a leasing company. Instead of making one large payment to buy a car, leasing gives you the option to pay small monthly installments as you get to drive the leased car. Car leasing basics from Reedman Toll Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Springfield. Continue reading →

Drive Safely during Winter


No matter how well-prepared you are, mishaps and accidents are unpredictable and they do occur, but there are some things you can control such as proper winter maintenance of your vehicle, which can help to avoid incidents.

Winter is an especially dangerous time of the year to be driving, since there are always factors like weather, snow, freezing conditions, and slippery roads to watch out for in addition to congestion on the road. On a positive note, drivers can reduce risks of accidents by adhering to these tips from Three Rivers Chrysler Jeep Dodge: Continue reading →

Tips to Increase Automotive Performance


The engine of your car normally experiences wear and tear because of friction that is produced when it is running. This reality is unavoidable and is a part of owning a vehicle. While some cars can go for several thousand miles before showing any signs of problems, there are other cars that need to be maintained every now and then in order for them to function properly.

This is why you need to have regular scheduled maintenance done on your car regardless of how old it is. It generally improves the performance of your car and prolongs the lifespan as well. Tips from Legacy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram. Take a look: Continue reading →

Dashcam Vivitar

vivOne of the best gifts I had received last year was my Dashcam. I am pleased to be sharing the Vivitar High Definition Dashcam. It features :

  • 90-degree lens captures crisp HD footage, while the microphone provides quality sound.
  • 2.4″ preview screen.  Allows you to see what is currently recording as you are driving.
  • Camcorder rotates — face it forward while you are driving and in reverse during traffic stops.
  • Provides incident detection with a G-Sensor that automatically saves footage of collisions and incidents.
  • Night vision mode lets you takes quality video with a built-in flash.
  • Suction-cup mount keeps the DashCam secure on your windshield or dashboard.
  • Includes microSD slot to retain footage for future use.
  • Powered by your car’s battery through a USB port.  No need to worry about uncharged batteries.

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Get your car road ready!

Get Your Car Road-Ready!

A long weekend is the perfect opportunity to make any time of the year memorable and sweet by taking a road trip with friends or family. Make sure to avoid any bumps in the road, however, by getting your vehicle a check-up before you take off. Small issues that are easily prevented or fixed at home can end up being a huge hassle out on the road, putting a major damper on your fun.

Here are a few tips from Donvance Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram on getting your car ready for a long weekend, so that you can take it easy and enjoy your mini vacation: Continue reading →

Tips on choosing the right car for your family

Tips to Choose the Right Car for Family

Is it your first time shopping for a car? Camping, out-of-town trips, and vacations are more exciting and enjoyable when the whole family is included, which is only possible if you have a conveniently-sized car with comfortable seating. Going to work, dropping off kids at school, and running other errands also become easier if you own a car. Tips from Bodwell Chrysler Jeep Dodge.

There are numerous cars and models in the market to take your pick from. You need to consider important aspects before zeroing in on your choice – take a look:

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Tips on how to clean your automotive upholstery

How to Clean Automotive Upholstery

A car is your pride and joy – yet if it is neglected, it looks like a dilapidated house. Drooling pets, candy eating kids, accidental spills etc. contribute greatly towards damaging car upholstery. If you don’t take care of the problem, certain stains can leave permanent or long-lasting marks in the interior. Moreover, a car in such a messy and beaten state will not garner much value during trade-in or selling.

Here are a few tips to clean automotive upholstery by Len Stoler Lexus Continue reading →