Archive for the ‘Q&A’ Category
Changes in your vehicle’s handling and ride performance can signal trouble under the hood. If you experience differences in your performance like a shaking steering wheel while driving at high speeds or shaking when braking that wasn’t there before, it’s time to head to your trusted service center for a tune-up. What’s causing the shaking? We outline 2 of the most common causes of steering wheel vibrations and shaking below. (more…)
The second a new car leaves the dealership lot, it instantly depreciates in value. While this is true for all new vehicles, some take a bigger hit than others over time. Find out which vehicles and brands have the highest and lowest depreciation values below. (more…)
Automotive manufacturers are constantly innovating new products and technologies to put into their fleet of vehicles. While this innovation has brought features like active safety technology into the fold, it can also mean a lot of unnecessary luxuries that hike up the price of new and used models alike. Today, we are going to take a deeper look at LED headlights, a feature that is added to a lot of new models, to see exactly what they are and if they are worth the added money. (more…)
Tire maintenance is one of the easiest things that drivers can do to ensure that their car is safe and performing optimally, but it’s also one of the most common maintenance items that is skipped or avoided until a problem arises. Keeping your tires filled to the correct PSI can optimize fuel economy and handling and can even prolong the life of expensive tires. Find out where to locate your car’s recommended tire pressure which is measured in PSI or pounds per square inch below. (more…)
There’s no getting around it, vehicle ownership is expensive. Thrifty drivers looking to save on automotive vehicle service often wonder whether they can do the service task themselves at home for less. While some maintenance and repair tasks should be exclusively saved for the pros, other tasks like oil changes can be done at home. How much money can you save if you change your oil at home? Keep reading to find out. (more…)
Your car is important to you and, if you are like most people, you rely on it almost every day. This being said, it is important to take care of your car and take precaution when it tries to tell you that something is wrong. One of the most common warning signs that your car gives you when something might be wrong is the check engine light.
The check engine light found on the dashboard of a car can have a variety of reasons that it may come on. Some of the fixes might be something easy and inexpensive that you can do yourself and some may require a trip to the mechanic. (more…)
In the state of Texas, it is completely legal for adults to ride in the back of a pickup truck. This is a common sight in smaller towns all over while the weather is nice. Some people might not think twice about it, but if the thought has crossed your mind on if it is legal, you can rest easy.
Although it is legal and may seem convenient, it can still be very dangerous. Passengers riding in the back of a truck bed do not have seatbelts to keep them contained in case of an accident. Even minor things such as hitting debris in the road could cause injury to passengers in the bed of a truck.
For more information on the laws about riding in the back of a pickup truck, continue reading. (more…)
The world is your oyster – if you have good credit. We hear it over and over again how many of our hard-working customers have been turned down for great opportunities at other businesses because of bad credit or no credit. At Coast to Coast Motors we know that life happens and some things are out of your control. That’s why we are proud to be the premier buy here, pay here auto group with locations in Oklahoma and Texas. Here we specialize in bad credit, no credit financing and work hard to help you get the vehicle you need. (more…)
Today, it’s easier than ever before to shop for a vehicle. Whether you choose to shop online, in store or purchase from a private party, there are many ways to go about looking for the perfect car, truck or SUV. But what if you have bad credit or no credit and don’t have the cash upfront to pay for a used vehicle? Many people are in this situation due to bankruptcy, divorce or medical debt. (more…)
There are a variety of things that people do that convey their sense of individuality. From the clothes you wear to the hobbies you have, it all says a little bit about who you are. Vehicles are the same way. The vehicle you drive is a statement. Whether you choose a car, truck or SUV, it’s important to have a vehicle that best matches your personality. This is why premium features, like leather upholstery, are essential to car shoppers. Not only is it luxurious, but it’s comfortable. With said, are leather seats worth the price? (more…)