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Tune-ups / car inspections

If you have a regular inspection you’re bound to save yourself money at the car shop! You don’t need to be mechanically minded to keep your car in tune. Just make sure you follow a few steps: Check the oil and top it off if necessary Inspect the tires Check other fluid levels – The transmission fluid The brake fluid Radiator fluid Power steering fluid Windshield washer fluid Inspect the battery Test your brakes Check your lights Change the oil every 3,000 miles It’s also a good idea to follow the following steps, but if you are worried that you cannot do this yourself, always get some professional advice: Rotate your tires and replace them, if necessary Replace the windshield wipers, if necessary Replace the car’s air filter Inspect and... Read More »

admin / May 29, 2014 / Cars

FANCY YOURSELF A HYBRID OWNER?

Perhaps you’d like to know a little more about the Engine/Fuel Economy? Hybrids vary in specification, but there are two general types. Pure hybrids deliver significantly increased gas mileage an improvement of between 40-50 mpg; at a significantly higher purchase price. Mild hybrids deliver less improvement in fuel efficiency, but this will therefore come at a lower cost. Plug-in hybrids are now in the marketplace, and these more expensive vehicles deliver short-range all-electric operation combined with long-range operation that depends on a gas engine. You could perhaps go for the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 from £ 47,790.00, which achieves impressively low fuel consumption ranging from 40.3 to 44.1 mpg whilst giving great power, as it accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in just 5.9 seconds. Or you could go for something with... Read More »

admin / May 28, 2014 / Cars

3 Things you Should Look for in Hatchback

There are plenty of hatchback models on the market, and it’s a popular type of car, especially in towns and cities where people want a car that’s cheap on tax, insurance and fuel. The fact that you get plenty of options certainly doesn’t help decision making, but there are three things you should look for in a good hatchback 1.  Space Space is always important to our vehicles and that’s even the case with hatchbacks. Yes they’re built to be small but there still needs to be space for shopping, leg room for back passengers and a car interior that doesn’t feel cramped and uncomfortable. 2. An Abundance of In-Car Features There are many different in-car features that make a long journey or a quick drive to the shops more... Read More »

admin / April 30, 2014 / Cars

The 2015 Ford Super Duty Pickup

We may not even be halfway through the year of 2014, but there are plenty of cars to look forward too. The Super Duty Pickup is one of the most popular trucks on the market, and today and perhaps that’s because it’s one of the biggest. It’s built to be extremely heavy duty and hard wearing, and many contractors and builders may opt to use this truck for their daily work. The Super Duty pickup offers reliability, and it’s actually extremely attractive. The extremely large grill on the front offers the car a mean look, while there are 15 different models to choose from. The F540 Platinum is built for heavy trailers, and it can maintain control simply with adjusted engine power and breaking. It also has tailgate assist and... Read More »

admin / April 24, 2014 / Cars

Is the Focus ST the hottest hatchback?

The ST has always been about vibrancy, fast driving and style, and the new 2014 model is no exception. With the Focus ST you get a manual gearbox that really pulls through the gears. Everything about the ST is sporty, inside and out, but the car is practical too. It has an audio system with 10 speakers including a subwoofer, HD radio, a navigation system with live traffic updates and a voice activated entertainment system. It’s safe too, and it has front-seat side impact airbags, side curtain airbags and dual-stage front airbags. The car also has a tire pressure monitoring system, and this ensures you always have an accurate idea on the conditions of your tires. These additions, with it sporty futuristic look certainly make it one of the top... Read More »

admin / April 20, 2014 / Cars