For those of you who stay tuned to our blog, you know we’ve already explored the benefits of driving a sedan, SUV and a truck. This time we’re going to shine a light on the vehicle that gets the most beef – the minivan. Although these vehicles are the core of a lot of soccer mom jokes, minivans clearly have a lot to offer when it comes to space, versatility and convenience. Read the rest of this entry
It’s an exciting time for Cadillac lovers everywhere because the 2017 Cadillac XT5 marks the beginning of a new series of Cadillac luxury crossover models. The Crossover Touring 5, or the XT5, started production earlier this year. Drivers now have the option of an efficient, versatile, sophisticated crossover in the Cadillac lineup. Read the rest of this entry
As the 2017 Acura RLX makes its way to dealership lots across the country, our team here at Certified Autoplex wants to explore the standard features to give drivers an idea of what this sedan has to offer. One major change for this new model is that AcuraWatch systems are standard on all trims. Read the rest of this entry
Does Tire Pressure Change from Summer to Winter?
Time and temperature do have an effect on tire pressure. That’s why it is so important to check your tire pressure on a regular basis. There are two things to keep in mind. The first is that as air is heated and cooled it expands and contracts, it is a gas after all. The second thing is that the temperature difference between summer and winter in most parts of the country is an average of 50 degrees. That’s enough to have an effect on tire pressure. Read the rest of this entry
Things You are Doing that Depreciate the Value of your Car
We all know that cars depreciate over time. It is a fact of life. No matter how clean we keep them, or how regularly we service them, they still depreciate. But there are some things that can help your car retain value and assist you in beating the depreciation curve. Do you know the things you are doing that depreciate the value of your car?
Vehicles require constant attention, and it can be challenging to keep up with all the regular maintenance and repairs. Tires are one of the most important aspects of the vehicle because without them you obviously wouldn’t get too far. Our team here at Certified Autoplex is going to share three signs to know you need new tires. Read the rest of this entry
Lexus is one of the most popular brands available here at Certified Autoplex, and the IS model is always in stock. That’s why we’re going to explore what it has to offer by highlighting what’s new for the 2017 Lexus IS model including the Lexus Safety System+ as standard equipment. Let’s dive in to see what this popular sedan has to offer. Read the rest of this entry
Top 5 Common Car Buying Mistakes
Shopping for a new car can be an arduous, stressful process, especially considering in the end you’re going to be spending a pretty large sum of money. Many shoppers make the mistake of rushing through the car-buying process. They think they know what they want, they think they see what they want, so they buy what they think they want, and that’s where problems occur. We want to make sure you have a successful car-shopping experience, so we thought we’d give you the rundown on the top 5 most common car-buying mistakes. Read the rest of this entry
Top 10 Tips on How to Prevent Auto Theft
Few emotions compare to the feeling you get when you hit the accelerator in your BMW 7 Series or settle into the plush leather seats of your Mercedes-Benz. At the opposite end of the spectrum, there are few feelings more heartbreaking than finding your dream car stolen. Here at the Certified Autoplex, we have met with drivers who have experienced both the highs and lows we highlighted. Prevent the lows and take a look at these top 10 tips on how to prevent auto theft. Read the rest of this entry
The 68th annual Emmy Award show is just a few days away on September 18, 2016, and Audi has partnered with Airbnb to offer a one-of-a-kind travel and driving experience. This is the sixth year Audi will return as the official automotive partner for the event, and the Audi R8 Coupe will be in the spotlight. Read the rest of this entry