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Improving Your Credit Score

There is nothing worse than picking out the vehicle of your dreams only to find out that you can't secure a loan for it. If your credit score isn't in good standing, then you might not be able to find a lender who will take you on as a client. We here at Autosaver Imports will do the very best that we can to get you a loan, but here are some tips that can help you improve your credit score in the meantime.

  • Eliminate any credit card balances that you have outstanding. Pay down your cards one…
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Your Teen's First Car: Low Horsepower for the Win

They want a fast car, and you want a safe car. You're paying the bill, so safety wins. Here's why you need to pick a lower horsepower car for your teenager's first vehicle.

Horsepower is always touted as a selling point for vehicles. Even if a teenaged driver doesn't know what horsepower is, they know it can make a car go faster. Buy them a high horsepower vehicle, and they will put it to the test. Temptation to go fast will be too great. 

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Pros and Cons of Refinance versus Trade

There is a difference between refinancing a car and trading for a new one. A trade-in brings a new or better vehicle while a refinance brings a better loan payment terms. The advantages depend on the individual or family circumstances. The other factor is the condition of the current vehicle. For example, if your current car is in poor condition, then replacement seems the better choice.

Drivers understand the benefits of getting the vehicle you want at a price you want to pay. 

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How to Pack Your Emergency Roadside Kit

The team at Autosaver Imports wanted to make sure you packed your roadside emergency kit with the right items to survive any potential trouble.

Be sure you have some blankets in the trunk is case its freezing and the car power fails. A gallon of engine coolant and couple quarts of motor oil can really be helpful if the fluids get low.

Keep a small first-aid kit in the trunk in case you need to tend to injuries until help gets there.  

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Tips for a Great Tailgating Experience

We at Autosaver Imports want you to enjoy your pickup as much as possible, and tailgating is a great way to have your family and friends enjoy it, too. Your experience should be as positive as possible, so we have some tips to keep your tailgating events as stress-free as possible.

Start a list of items you need to take with you to the game. This will be a long list, but it is good to have so you can think about everything you will need.  

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Back to School Carpool Tips

With the start of a new school year right around the corner, carpooling is a popular topic among parents. We at Autosaver Imports want to help you make sure your children are as safe as possible. Come to visit us and let us give you some helpful carpool tips. Here are some carpool tips to keep in mind.

Get organized with other parents so you’re all on board with schedules, turns and distance. Share all important information with others participating in the carpool routine. Do a head count. 

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Tips for Cleaning Your Car Quickly

Having a messy car can really make your commute more stressful than it needs to be. If your vehicle is in complete disarray, take a few minutes to clean it up before you head out on the road. This makes your drive safer and more enjoyable. If you are looking for some tips on how to make this an easier process, let's review a couple options.

Try to get as much out of your vehicle as you can. If something belongs in your garage or in the house, make sure it gets there. You can have your kids help…

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Exploring Common Motor Oil Myths

The motor oil that is inside of your vehicle is incredibly important. The quality of it, the level that it is at: these factors contribute to the overall efficiency of your vehicle as well as the longevity of your vehicle's life span. There are a lot of myths out there pertaining to motor oil. Let's talk about a few of them.

  • Myth #1: You must change oil every 3,000 miles. Your motor oil does not need to be changed every 3,000 miles. Each vehicle is different and you should go by what your manufacturer's handbook…
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How Can an Infotainment System Improve Your Commute?

The automotive industry has joined the rest of the world in adding technology to their products. One of our favorite additions is the infotainment system, which provides drivers with entertainment, in-car communications and data. Regardless of which car you like, you’ll find the ideal infotainment system. Stop by Autosaver Imports and get the scoop on this great technology.

Whether it’s GM’s MyLink, Ford’s Sync, Cadillac’s CUE or Fiat-Chrysler’s UConnect, they all offer the same or similar great features. 

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Payload and Towing: Is There a Difference?

If you think payload and towing are the same thing, you're wrong, but you're not alone. Many people don't know the difference and use the terms interchangeably.

Your truck's payload is what can carry inside, including people and cargo. Towing capacity is what it can pull with a trailer. Payload ability is usually less than towing because with towing, the weight isn’t bearing on the vehicle directly. It's the transmission, strength of the frame and engine torque that is applied during towing, which allows your truck to pull more than it can carry. 

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