Shopping for a new car can be both exciting and overwhelming. On the one hand, you’re about to invest in a sleek, high-tech and comfortable new ride that you can show off to your friends, family and coworkers. On the other hand, there are a lot of considerations you must make regarding everything from financing to upgrades to vehicle history. To help your car buying journey go as smoothly as possible, we’ve prepared this handy checklist of things to look for both before and during your search.Continue reading What To Look For When Buying a New Car
Whenit comes to modern-day symbols of wealth and prosperity, the Tesla fits thebill pretty perfectly. Economically friendly, sleek, quiet and fast, theTesla is one of the most sought-after vehicles on the market today. It’s alsoexclusive, with prospective owners having to join a waitlist before acquiringone. Whether you’re in the market for a new vehicle or simply want to makeyourself feel better for not being able to afford one, you may want to know if allthe hype surrounding this space-age vehicle is warranted. To answer yourquestion, explore the pros and cons of Tesla ownership below.Continue reading Pros and Cons of Owning a Tesla
A fresh coat of paint on your vehicle can make quite a difference. As a result, you naturally want to preserve your new paint job for as long as possible. Waxing is the solution in this case, provided you take the proper steps when applying wax to your vehicle. Here are a few pointers to help you along.Continue reading How Often Should I Wax My Car After It’s Been Painted?
While choosing the color of your vehicle seems less important when compared to things like safety features and performance, it actually has a bigger impact than you might think. People are attracted to certain paint colors because of the feelings they evoke. A red sports car appears fast and slick, while a black car is refined and classy.Continue reading Which Paint Color Gets Dirtiest the Fastest?
It’s a terrifying prospect; one minute your vehicle is cruising down the highway, and the next you find it stalled in the middle of the road. While this might seem like an unlikely scenario, dangerous stalls happen more often than you think.Continue reading How to Avoid Collisions When Your Vehicle Stalls
Toothpaste? Check. Pajamas? Check. Phone charger? Check. There are dozens of things for which travelers check and re-check before heading out on a road trip, yet many fail to check the one thing that matters most: The condition of their vehicle. Holiday travel can be dangerous for a number of reasons, the two biggest of which include crowded roads and inclement weather conditions. If your vehicle isn’t prepared for either, you may find yourself and your family in a precarious situation. Before you put your car in drive, perform a complete maintenance inspection to ensure you reach your final destination without a hitch.Continue reading Vehicle Maintenance Before Holiday Travel: What You Need To Know
You, like most other vehicle owners throughout Albuquerque, know not to leave your valuables in your vehicle. However, you, like so many other vehicle owners, likely think to yourself, “It’s only for a minute,” or “This is a safe neighborhood.” The “smash-and-grab,” which refers to the theft of valuables in a vehicle, can happen in an instant and in any neighborhood. You may plan to be gone for two minutes, but all it takes a thief is two seconds to steal your laptop, smartphone and wallet.Continue reading How To Protect the Valuables Inside Your Car
Thanks to New Mexico’s intense sunshine, everywhere youlook, you’re bound to see cars with flaking, fading spots (usually on the roofand hood). While you may think, “Thank goodness that’s not my car,” your carisn’t immune to discoloration and fading. However, there are measures you cantake to prevent paint discoloration and fading, so your car continues to looknew(er).Continue reading How to Prevent Paint Discoloration and Fading
You want toprotect your vehicle’s paint. You wash your car regularly, keep it out of thesun and protect it from the elements. But when it comes to wax or sealant,which will better help you protect your vehicle’s paint?
To answer thequestion, we first have to look at what wax and sealant are.Continue reading What Protects Your Vehicle’s Paint Better: Wax or Sealant?
Summer is here,and in New Mexico, that means sun, sun, more sun, bugs, construction zones,trees and some severe thunderstorms thrown in for good measure. And all ofthese can damage your car’s paint.Continue reading Summer Vehicle Paint Tips to Prevent Fading