5 Red Flags Your Suspension Needs Replacing

Suspension Replacment in Birmingham, AL
What is vehicle suspension, anyway? Many people on the road have a vague idea of what it is and what it does: It absorbs bumps and the like. But in reality, it’s a much more complex system, full of multiple moving parts—any of which can fail if not properly maintained.

There are many ways this system of springs, shocks, struts, or sway bars can break, and therefore require replacement. Luckily, there are also many ways that drivers can learn to recognize these potential problems early. 

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20 Places to See Christmas Lights Near Birmingham (2021)

Places to See Christmas Lights Near Birmingham (2021)

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas (lights) here in Central Alabama. From the quaint cul-de-sacs of Hoover to the businesses and car dealerships lining Birmingham’s 3rd Avenue, it seems like everyone’s getting into the holiday spirit early this year.

So, why not join them and have yourself a holly, jolly Christmas? It’s the best time of the year. We’re pretty sure we won’t get snow, but your holiday light show tour can still bring loads of cheer. (In other words, add these festive homes and locations to your route this holiday…

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Where to Trunk-or-Treat in Jefferson County, AL

Trunk-or-Treat in Jefferson County, AL

If you’re looking for some fun things to do on Halloween before trick-or-treating, Jefferson County has tons of Halloween activities and trunk-or-treat events near you. All you’ve got to do is zip up your kids’ fun Halloween costumes, take a short drive, and wait for the sugar crash before putting them to bed. (Ah, parenting done right!)

Ready to get into the spooktastic spirit? Then take a look at our big list of Halloween events going on around Birmingham for 2021.

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2021 Nissan Rogue: What’s New?

2021 Nissan Rogue for sale in Birmingham, AL
Nissan went “rogue” with updates for its 2021 Rogue model. This year’s Rogue has a more impactful stance, fun new two-tone color options, a redesigned interior, and just a little more “oomph” overall.

We have broken down some of the details on the key differences between the 2020 and 2021 Rogue models; but reader, it’s safe to say that the new Nissan Rogue has us impressed.
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AWD vs. FWD: Which Type of Vehicle Should You Buy?


There’s a myth that all-wheel-drive vehicles are better than FWD or RWD. Why, then, are about 75% of all Alabama drivers rocking 2WD cars? It can’t be a coincidence that 2 million people in the state are choosing rear-wheel or front-wheel drive if AWD is the best.

It’s not. Without snow and ice – or without much of it – our state isn’t prime AWD territory. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean Birmingham drivers should toss all-wheel drive to the side. In certain situations, an AWD SUV might be a better option.

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2021 Nissan Altima: The Ultimate Midsize Car Under $25k

2021 Nissan Altima in Birmingham, AL
Is the new Nissan Altima the best car you can buy? We love all things Nissan, but we wouldn’t go that far. There are many great cars out there, and a number of worthy competitors in the midsize segment for sale in Birmingham. What we will say is that the 2021 Altima is the ultimate car (or rather, the Altima car) that you can drive home for less than $25k.

Is it the Safest Car in Nissan’s Roster? Maybe.

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10 Trade-in Secrets Car Dealers Won’t Tell You About

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Dollars and cents: That’s what life’s all about these days.
How can you get the most money for your trade-in vehicle? First of all, don’t just take your car dealer’s trade-in estimate at face value, even when you know they’re trustworthy. If you’re really trying to get the best value when selling your car at a dealership, you’ll need to do your homework. Otherwise, you may be left with fewer dollars and cents to use as a down payment on a newer ride.  

We’ll clue you in on a few…

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