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Winter in West Michigan can feel seemingly endless and for those who need to commute to work, school or for errands, driving can at times go from difficult to extremely hard to navigate. But having the right tires in the right condition can make all the difference between getting you safely to your end destination or getting stuck and stranded.  While it may feel inconvenient to take the time to look over your tires to evaluate their integrity, doing so now can save you time, money and frustration in the long run.

 

Tire Pressure – If you’re not a winter type of person, the dropping temperatures can affect your mood but for the air in your tires, it can cause the pressure inside to lower and create unsafe, underinflated tires.  Despite hearing how driving on underinflated tires can [...]

Buying a vehicle can have a significant effect on both your budget and your overall peace of mind so it’s no wonder why so many people feel overwhelmed by the task.  But taking the time to ask yourself the following useful questions before you even begin your search, can lessen the burden and help lead you down the right path for you, your lifestyle and your wallet.

 

Should I buy a new or used car?

Buying a brand new vehicle versus a quality pre-owned vehicle can literally cost you thousands of dollars more but that shouldn’t immediately turn you away from buying a new car, nor should the possible issues that could arise from buying a used car leave you running for the hills in fear of purchasing a lemon.  There are clear benefits to buying new and purchasing used, and only by considering all [...]

If you’ve lived in West Michigan long, you have realized that the odds of encountering a deer in the road are extremely high.  In fact, the state of Michigan ranked 9th overall in the USA for the number of vehicle and deer collisions in 2017 with reports averaging that 1 out of 85 drivers will need to file an insurance claim related to hitting one.  So how do you avoid becoming one of the statistics this fall in the greater Grand Rapids area and steer clear of hitting a deer?  Follow these safety tips for deer and driving in West Michigan.

 

What You Need To Know

  • Be aware of high-risk deer areas: It’s possible to find deer in urban areas but they’re found most often in rural surroundings. Be alert on the countryside roads we [...]

It’s a topic that no parent wants to think about but the leading cause of death for children in the United States is injuries caused during a motor vehicle accident.  Realizing that every 33 seconds a child under the age of 13 is involved in an accident, it’s no wonder the NHTSA has made it a priority to create National Child Safety Awareness Week to help share important info with parents and give them the best chance of keeping their children as safe as they can be while in a vehicle.

 

Use The Proper Seat

Knowing whether your child should be sitting in a rear-facing car seat, forward facing car seat, booster seat or old enough to sit without one is paramount in keeping your child safe and could be the difference in an accident causing serious injuries or even a [...]

There are hundreds of used vehicles available to purchase in Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas. With so many options, it can be difficult to narrow down which is best when you’re ready to purchase your next used car, work truck, minivan, SUV or commercial vehicle. While it may be impossible to avoid all mistakes in life, avoiding these 10 used car buying mistakes can help you feel more confident that you are getting a great deal on a good used vehicle…

 

1. Not Doing Researching – Before you even begin to shop around, whether online or in person, it’s important to do your homework so you know what type of vehicle will work for you and what options are non-negotiable for your lifestyle.  Once you are confident in the kind of vehicle you are looking for [...]

There are a lot of options when it comes to purchasing a used car, minivan, truck, SUV, commercial truck or work van in the greater Grand Rapids area.  With so many dealerships and vehicles available, it can be tricky to know which one to choose.  Before you sign on the dotted line, check out our list of 7 Items Every Used Vehicle Should Include!

Features

The amount of features available on used vehicles is seemingly endless but before you buy your next used truck, SUV, car or minivan, it’s important to decide what features are absolutely essential for your needs.  Know what matters most to you and then don’t compromise if it’s essential.

Vehicle Report

It’s important to understand the history of the vehicle you are considering purchasing before you buy it in order to [...]

Keeping our children safe is the paramount concern for parents but as kids develop into teens, it can be much more challenging to maintain control over their safety while also giving them the independence that comes from having their own driver’s license.  Even as vehicles have become much more advanced with safety features designed to decrease the risk of a serious accident, statistically more and more teens are being involved in fatal accidents every year.  Distracted driving is a large factor in this increase, with infotainment centers and smartphone use as a large contributing factor.

But before you toss your teen’s phone out the window or lock it at home when handing over the car keys, it’s possible to use that smartphone to your advantage! Many tech-savvy parents are turning to apps designed to provide them with information not only on [...]

2014 Ford Edge SEL FWD SUV

Check out our extensive inventory of Hyundai, Honda, Toyota, Chevy, and Ford SUVs at our three locations in Wayland, Caledonia & Hastings, MI. Financing is available.

If you’ve been looking for a reliable SUV with a ton of great options that’s backed by a WARRANTY, then you will want to check out this 2014 Ford Edge AWD SUV!!

This Ford SUV has been Detailed and Safety Inspected, Fully Serviced and backed by a 30 day/3,000 mile Powertrain Warranty!!  Equipped with a 3.5L V6 automatic transmission, this SUV is also loaded with the technology and convenience you’d expect.

Features included on this Loaded Edge are Leather Interior, Backup Camera, Power Moonroof, Keyless Entry, Touch Screen Radio, Remote Start, Power Moonroof, Excellent Tires and so much more!!

Fully Serviced, Safety Inspected, Detailed and ready for its new owner, this [...]

2011 Hyundai Tucson AWD SUV

Check out our extensive inventory of Hyundai, Honda, Toyota, Chevy, and Ford SUVs at our three locations in Wayland, Caledonia & Hastings, MI. Financing is available.

If you’ve been looking for a reliable SUV with a ton of great options that’s backed by a WARRANTY, then you will want to check out this 2011 Hyundai Tucson AWD SUV!!

This Clean, Accident Free SUV has been Detailed and Safety Inspected, Fully Serviced and backed by a 30 day/3,000 mile Powertrain Warranty!!  Equipped with a 2.4L L4 DOHC 16V automatic transmission, this SUV is also loaded with the technology and convenience you’d expect.

Features included on this Loaded Hyundai are Leather, Backup Camera, Power Sunroof, AWD, Keyless Entry, Power Windows, Heated Seats, All Wheel Drive, Power Moonroof, 4×4 and so much more!!

Fully Serviced, Safety Inspected, Detailed and ready for [...]

Glorious Memorial!!  After a long hard winter in West Michigan, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer and with it the promise of warmer weather, days on the beach, chasing fireflies and living the good summer life before its fleeting moments are gone again.  If you’re like many people, you’ll be heading out of town for a minivacation or camping out but before you go, save yourself the headaches that can happen when you’re dealing with the stress of road closures and traffic jams on US131 and take a look at our recommendations for surviving Memorial Weekend travel.

 

Get Road Ready

Nothing is worse than thinking you’re all set to get out on the road so you can start enjoying that long vacation only to discover that your trusty stead has given up the ghost or dies [...]

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