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Reasons Why You Should Buy a Used Car

When it comes time to invest in a new vehicle, you might want to think about shopping the used inventory at Blue Knob Auto Sales. Used vehicles come with a number of benefits. This includes things like:

Affordability
A vehicle that's a few years old is going to cost far less money than something which is brand new. You'll also save money on car insurance and registration fees.

Reliability
A used vehicle has been inspected by our service department before it ends up on our lot. We can assure you that there are no ongoing problems that you…
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What is front-wheel drive vs. rear-wheel drive?

If a car has front-wheel drive (FWD), this means that power is sent only to the two front wheels of your vehicle. This is the most common type of drivetrain because it’s efficient and cheaper to design. FWD is typical for sedans and compact cars that do not require a ton of power. Otherwise, you may see them feature all-wheel drive (AWD).

Rear-wheel drive sends power to the back wheels or the rear differential. This setup is a bit more complicated to design because it must deliver tons of power to the wheels for quick acceleration and towing capacity…

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The Art of Negotiating the Price on Your Next Used Vehicle

Buying a used car is not as easy a process as it sounds. You don't just walk into a dealership, find what you want, and then drive away in a matter of minutes. It takes time to get the car you want at the price you are comfortable with.

At Blue Knob Auto, we are serious when we say that we want you to get the best value that you can when you buy your next used car. It does us no good to have a dissatisfied customer, so we will work with you on the price. 

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Keep Trick-or-Treaters Safe with Cautious Driving Practices

Halloween is truly a night of the year when many children take to the streets to celebrate and, of course, trick-or-treat. As a result, people at the wheels of their cars need to exercise a higher level of care and caution when driving about.

A main tactic you need to employ if you will be driving on Halloween is to slow down. If you are in a residential neighborhood, take at least five miles off of the posted speed limit. When driving on Halloween, also turn on your headlights, no matter the time of day. 

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Planning a Leaf-Peeping Road Trip

Are you headed out to seethe fall foliage? Road trips in the fall offer the most picturesque scenery. Whether you are leaf peeping in New England or the midwest, there are a number of ways to plan to these trips so that you get to see the best reds and golds.

Experts say that if you are headed to New England for a leaf peeping road trip, then you should go in October. This month offers the best scenery from southern New England areas like Boston up to New Hampshire and Maine. You can also use a new app by…

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Choosing a Car for Your Teen May be More Involved than You Think

When it comes time to choose your teen's first car, your first inclination may be to find the least expensive vehicle that runs reliably and call it a day. However, to choose a vehicle that will genuinely benefit your teen, a little more consideration is involved. Here is what you should be looking for as you track down the perfect car for your teen driver.

You'll want to start by considering vehicles that are heavy and big. While they may cost more at the pump, these larger vehicles tend to perform better in accidents, meaning increased safety for…

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Use These Tips to Pick Out Your Next Used Vehicle

If you've been shopping for a used vehicle but haven't found anything yet, you might want to use some of our tried and true tips for buying a used vehicle. Finding your next ride shouldn't be a stressful process. Here's how you can make it simpler:

  • Shop at a dealership that provides you with a vast selection of certified pre-owned vehicles. These are vehicles that have gone through a thorough inspection process to certify their reliability and integrity. 
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Vehicle History Report Provides Valuable Information

Have you ever wondered about the history of your vehicle? Or, perhaps you're considering purchasing a used car soon. Either way, Blue Knob Auto wanted to inform you that there is a plethora of information available to know specific detail about your vehicle's history. It's called a Vehicle History Report (VHR).

A VHR provides information such as lien status, previous owners, recall notices, prior accidents and even verification of the odometer reading.  

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Reasons Why You Should Buy a Used Car

From time to time, the team at Blue Knob Auto likes to pass along a little helpful information that will get you in the best vehicle for the money. Today we discuss some advantages of getting a used car.

One of the biggest advantages to buying used is that you have the chance to negotiate better terms because of all the wiggle room with the price. The dealer often gets these vehicles as a trade, so they can be more flexible when it comes to the final price. 

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Simple Measures Can Greatly Reduce Glare

Glare is a common occurrence that every driver must inevitably deal with. While glare may seem like a minor irritant, at the wrong moment it can be a contributing factor to road accidents.

Thankfully, drivers can take some simple steps that can greatly reduce glare and increase safety. First of all, drivers should be aware that glare from the sun is often the strongest during sunrise and sunset periods. As such, drivers should take precautions to prevent glare from affecting their vision at these times. Such precautions could include using polarized glasses while driving during twilight.  

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