Learn More About the Differences Between Engine Oil Types

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 11:02 PM
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Differences Between Conventional and Synthetic Engine Oil

If you are a car owner, you’ve likely had to change the oil in your car—or at least we hope that you have. The age-old question that you get every time that you need to change the oil is whether you want to get conventional or synthetic oil. Most people opt for the former, simply because of the difference in cost, but there are a number of benefits of the latter that should definitely be considered, as you sort of get what you pay for when it comes to engine oil. Allow us to further explain by comparing the two oil types. Read the rest of this entry »

Learn More About the Honda College Graduate Program in Madison

By blogsadmin | Posted in Dealer Information, Honda on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 9:43 PM
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How to Qualify for the Honda College Graduate Program Madison WI

Spring graduation is quickly approaching, and if you plan to get your diploma in the coming months and want to celebrate with a new car, you will be sure to appreciate that we have a number of locations in the Madison area that offer a graduate discount. One of the brands on the list is Honda, which means if there has been a Honda that you’ve had your eye on, you can get $500 off the price. It’s a steal for a graduate. Read the rest of this entry »

The Mysterious Delivery and Destination Fee Explained

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, February 17th, 2017 at 10:07 PM
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What are Delivery and Destination Fees for a Car?

It is no surprise that new vehicles do not just drive themselves onto the lot of a dealership. There is a lot of work that goes into transporting them from the factory to the dealership—and that is especially true when the vehicles are manufactured on the other side of the pond. As you would imagine, there is a cost involved with getting the vehicles to the lot, and just about anywhere you go, you’ll find that the buyer is the one paying the cost. For that reason, let’s look a bit closer at delivery and destination fees for a car. Read the rest of this entry »

Three Common Problems That Cause a Car to Vibrate

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, February 17th, 2017 at 9:04 PM
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Problems That Can Cause Your Car Starts Vibrate

With so many components under the hood and elsewhere on the vehicle, there is a lot of potential for a lot to go wrong. For that reason, you should always make sure that you know what to do when the time comes that something does go awry. We’ve covered quite a few common car sounds and have told you how to diagnose those, but today we thought that we would look at what you can do when your car starts to vibrate. There are a few issues that could be causing it, so it’s important that you are fully prepared. Read the rest of this entry »

Should You Trade In Your Car or Sell It?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 at 8:23 PM
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Pros and Cons of Trading in Your Car Rather Than Selling it

Spring is fast approaching, and it won’t be long before that warmer weather is here. Now is the time that a lot of people decide to get rid of their old vehicle by either trading it in or selling it, and although both of the methods of disposing of the old ride come with their own set of advantages, today, we thought that we would take a closer look at the pros and the cons that can come from trading in instead of selling. Read the rest of this entry »

Learn About What You Should Avoid When Buying a Used Car

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Monday, February 13th, 2017 at 7:53 PM
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Common Mistakes that Used Car Buyers Make

If you have never bought a used car before, there are a few things that you may want to know. Buying a car—whether it be new or used—is a huge investment, and it’s important to make sure that you make a good decision. For that reason, we thought that it would be helpful to look at some of the most common mistakes that car buyers make. That way, you can stay informed and avoid making the same ones yourself. Read the rest of this entry »

Ways That You Can Share the Road with Bicyclists

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 4:29 PM
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Tips for Sharing the Road with Bicyclists in Madison

If you live in Madison, or even if you just commute to work in Madison, you know that driving around in the capital can be interesting to say the least—especially when school is in session. There are a number of roads and roundabouts that complicate matters, and that is why it’s important to stay informed on how to share the road with bicyclists so that you can avoid accidents from happening, but also so you can feel confident sharing the road. Here are just a few tips that Madison-area residents should keep in mind. Read the rest of this entry »

Some of the Weirdest Driving Laws in Wisconsin

By blogsadmin | Posted in Just For Fun on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 at 2:37 PM
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Strange Driving and Car-Related Laws in Wisconsin

Everyone knows that driving over the speed limit is illegal, or that you have to stop at a red light, but what you may not know is that livestock—like pedestrians—always have the right-of-way on the roads. It is just one of many strange driving laws in Wisconsin that you don’t likely know about. After reading through a couple of the laws, we found many of them amusing, and thought that it would be fun to share some of the strangest laws that we came across. If you know of any others, be sure to leave them in the comments. Read the rest of this entry »

Controlling Your Car When the Tire Blows Out

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Monday, February 6th, 2017 at 3:52 PM
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How to Control Your Car When You Blow Out a Tire

Many of the tips and tricks that we share here on our blog are ones that can help you in times of need, but this is one that can help you to prepare for the future. At least we hope that you’re reading this from anywhere other than behind the wheel of an out-of-control car with a blown out tire. To help you prepare for a day that it may happen to you, we thought it would be helpful to cover the exact steps that you should take in the event that your tire does blow out and you do lose complete control over your vehicle. Read the rest of this entry »

Spring Maintenance That You Can Do On Your Own

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service on Friday, February 3rd, 2017 at 2:28 PM

Easy Spring Car Maintenance Tasks You Can Do Yourself

Believe it or not, spring is almost here. That means it won’t be long before the snow melts away and the roads become much more pleasing to drive on. We’re sure that you’re looking forward to that first spring day just as badly as we are, but the thing is, winter can do some serious damage to your car, so it’s important to make sure that you take care of some maintenance to repair any of that damage. Thankfully, there are a couple of easy maintenance tasks that you can do yourself. Here are some tasks to consider. Read the rest of this entry »