Saturday, January 22, 2011

Hybrid Cars Pros and Cons

Considering a Hybrid Car? See the Pros and Cons in this helpful article. City driving? Highway driving? Make and model? What kind of warranty do hybrids come with?

Fact versus Fiction:

There are a lot of ill-founded rumors about not buying used hybrids because replacing the battery can be very costly. But, the truth is that most new hybrids come with an eight year warranty and the battery is expected to last at least that long. And, another positive consideration is that hybrids, for a variety of reasons, have to be well built. The standards are higher and so is the subsequent quality. So, buying a used hybrid can actually be a good idea.

Checkout these other Hybrid Car TIPS before you Buy.
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Saturday, January 15, 2011

Simple Gas Saving Tips

Six More simple gas saving tips that can improve your miles per gallon. How big is your tank? Would you like to know... How-To Save an additional $0.24 per gallon? That's Numer 6 on the list. Coasting? Take a look at Number 1, it sounds like fun too. Common sense ideas that can make a difference in your wallet at the end of the month.

So, after you try a few of these tips and remember, economizing is easier than agonizing. Take some of your savings and look over the used car warranties here that will protect you, and your vehicle's investment for years and years to come.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Gas Savings Tips

Some valuable gas savings tips can improve your miles per gallon ratio by 5 or 10% just by changing a few simple habits. Who doesn’t dread paying high fuel costs?
  1. How are you starting your car in the morning?
  2. Know what that octane number really means and which one you should be using?
  3. SEE TIP #3: Above ALL when you see this, DO NOT GAS UP YOUR VEHICLE!

Take a few minutes on the next page to maximize your car's fuel efficiency. Read More on: Gas Savings Tips

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Bigger Cars Safer?

Are bigger cars safer in United States? Americans are famous for big cars. Americans were famous for their big cars. Can’t we have both? It turns out that soon we just might. But, we’ll need to change our mindset about one common belief that is no longer true. Most people assume that a larger, heavier car is safer. That’s the myth and it’s not really true today.

Manufacturing Materials Are Changing

Example: Smart ForTwo Crash Test. Another example that demonstrates the safety of these new materials, is the diminutive “Smart ForTwo”, which has performed amazingly well in crash tests, is using plastic door panels. The doors won’t ding or scratch, and are reinforced internally with steel bars. This gives the best protection in the instance of a side impact, yet it is more lightweight than a conventional door. The Smart ForTwo actually received 4 stars, the highest rating, in side crash tests.
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Sunday, January 02, 2011

Car Names

My first car was a finicky little MG that earned the nickname "Wilma" as in, "Will ma car start?" So, if you’ve been known to have a conversation with your sedan, you are not alone.

A recent survey noted that 44% of men and 48% of women admit to talking to their car.

However, if you really want to give your baby some attention and affection, perhaps you need to name it. Having Fun with car names. Many of us think of our vehicles as more than just another asset or a bucket of bolts.

Saturday, January 01, 2011

Buying A Used Car Online

Looking for a used car online? But wondering how to find the right vehicle? Thankfully the days of sorting through paper only ads is over.

Most potential buyers have a pretty good idea what they’re looking for in a used car, based on their needs, circumstances and budget. However, you can get even more specific by utilizing one or several commercial web sites that offer car reviews, pricing reports and various amounts of information on a wide variety of vehicles.

TIP #1: Ask for a free report called a 'Motor Vehicle Check' at most states Department of Motor Vehicles, this is very helpful when buying a used car online. « « « SEE Checklist