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5 Potential Signs of a Bad Transmission

November 30th, 2023 by

A vehicle’s transmission is arguably its most crucial mechanical component, tied only with the engine block. Without a perfectly-working transmission, your vehicle will quickly start to experience some seriously noticeable performance issues. Transmission repair can be palm-sweatingly expensive, but it doesn’t always have to be. The best way to avoid a hefty service bill is…

Posted in Parts, Service

The 2024 Nissan Frontier vs. 2023 Toyota Tacoma

October 31st, 2023 by

On paper, the Frontier and Tacoma have quite a few things in common. They both started out in the compact truck segment during the mid-’90s, and they both made the jump to a midsize platform roughly a decade later. Since then, they’ve both established themselves among the best midsize trucks for the money. Of course,…

Save on Maintenance with an Electric Car

September 15th, 2023 by
Tips To Save on Maintenance with an Electric Car

When you’re considering purchasing an EV (electric vehicle), comparing EV vs. gas-powered vehicle service and maintenance costs are at the top of the list to research. Buying an EV comes with a different maintenance schedule and considerations than gas-powered vehicles, also known as ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicles. In general, you can expect to save…

Posted in Green, Service

3 Tips for Finding the Best Used Electric Car

August 15th, 2023 by

Listen, we get it: buying a new car isn’t for everyone. In fact, buying used is often the smartest move, even if you can afford to swing a new-car payment. As always, both have their pros and cons. What if you want to buy the best used electric vehicle, though? There’s no doubt that there…

18 Tips: How to Sell Your Car for the Most Money

August 14th, 2023 by

Everyone likes saving a buck and making each dollar count. That’s why so many people buy and sell cars. For some, selling a vehicle is a thrill; for others, it’s on the same level as other nerve-wracking experiences, like job interviews and first dates. Of course, you’d never get a job or find a partner…

The Best Festivals in Birmingham AL (2023)

July 27th, 2023 by

Looking for some fun things to do near Birmingham to help pass time with the kids? Well, you’re in luck! Here in Jefferson County, there’s no shortage of family-friendly activities, events and festivals to take part in. All you’ve got to do is hop in your Nissan Rogue (probably) and drive there. From Birmingham music…

How Many Miles Can (Should) a Car Last?

June 27th, 2023 by

You’ve been thinking about getting into a new vehicle but you’re not sure if you should keep driving yours “till the wheels fall off” or possibly trade it in while the miles are still decent. Maybe you’ve checked your odometer lately and noticed the numbers are getting up there. It might cause you to ask…

Electric Cars for Dummies: 2023 Mini Guide

May 31st, 2023 by

Extremely low maintenance costs. No more gas stations. Convenient home charging. Virtually zero emissions. The case to buy an affordable electric car has been laid like a pair of ironed slacks, and the verdict is clear as day: EVs are the superior choice when compared to typical gas chuggers. Is now a good time to…

Posted in Car Buying Tips

2023 Nissan Rogue vs. 2023 Honda CR-V

April 17th, 2023 by

The annual midsize SUV rankings rarely change. At the top, in some order, you always have the Honda CR-V and Nissan Rogue. On any given year, with any given model changes, you’ll see their “best-rated midsize SUV” positions flip-flop. Honda. Nissan. Honda. Nissan. (You get the gist.) How is 2023 shaping out? This CR-V vs….

Posted in New Inventory

Ultimate List of Easter Egg Hunts – Birmingham AL (2023)

March 17th, 2023 by

Hop on down to Birmingham because Peter Cottontail is on his way, bringing with him a plethora of Easter activities for you and your family to enjoy. Easter is a special time of year that brings communities together, and what better way to celebrate than with an Easter egg hunt? If you plan on attending…

Posted in Community Events

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