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How to Get the Most Out of Your Test Drive

The average price for a new car in 2017 was just slightly above $36,000. By comparison, the average price for a used car is around $19,400. Whatever option you choose when purchasing your next vehicle, there's no denying the fact that there's a lot of money at stake, either way. Many future car owners are skipping one of the most important steps when making this purchase - namely, the test drive.   

Back to School Car Maintenance

It’s that time of year- school is just around the corner. In everyone's hurry to buy pens, notebooks, or dorm supplies, most people forget about one major thing - their car. Going back to school or starting college is an emotional experience for everyone involved, including the parents, and it's easy to overlook the car. Nevertheless, keeping it in tip-top shape is almost equally as important as buying school supplies. 

Here are some simple, yet practical tips on how to keep your car in top working condition during this time of year. 

Rentals- What's the Best Vehicle for You?

Renting a car may seem like an easy task at first glance, but there are several factors that you need to take into consideration every time you decide to do it. Each situation demands a specific type of vehicle, which is influenced by the number of passengers, your budget, your itinerary, or even your location. With that being said, here is Mike Duman's recommendation on how to rent the best car that fits your immediate needs.

What's that noise? Your Car is Telling you Something is Wrong

As time inevitably marches on, it will leave its mark on your car through the usual wear and tear. This means that there will be a possibility to hear some unusual noises coming from your vehicle on occasion.

Some people may choose to ignore these sounds for fear of some expensive repairs. But in doing so, however, they may be exposing themselves to some real and potentially life-threatening situations and expensive repairs down the line. Each specific sound that you hear coming from your car is usually indicative of a certain issue.