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Knowing How and When to Use Four-Wheel Drive

Unless you happen to have automatic four-wheel drive, you will need to know when to use your vehicle's four-high and four-low settings. Here's a quick guide that should be helpful.

Four-High (4H)

The four-high setting is reserved for roads that are slick with ice or rain but are otherwise level and smooth. It will give you enough traction to drive at close to normal highway speeds.

Four-Low (4L)

The four-low setting is meant for rough terrain such as deep snow, sand, mud, steep inclines, and terrain that you might find while driving off-road...

 

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3 of the Best Cars for Uber and Lyft Drivers

If you're going to drive people around all the time, you should have the right car for the job. Making sure you have a reliable vehicle that gives riders plenty of space is crucial. Here are three of the best cars for Uber and Lyft drivers.

1. Honda Accord
This sedan sized car has it all. It gets good gas mileage, has a sporty feel, and offers loads of space for your passengers.

2. Toyota Camry
This car is upscale and affordable. It offers tons of safety features and is incredibly easy to drive.

3. Ford Fusion Hybrid
This…
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Find Out How to Create a Winter Survival Kit

Anything can happen on the road in during the winter months. At Dover Dodge's Pre-Owned Supercenter, our goal is to help you with preparations. Whether you're broken down or trapped in a snowstorm for hours, a winter survival kit can keep you safe. There are quite a few things to include.

First, consider your comfort. If you're trapped for hours while waiting for help to come, you're going to get cold. Have blankets, gloves, and hats inside the vehicle. You might want to consider sleeping bags, too. It's also a good idea to stock water…
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How Can I Reduce the Glare From The Sun While Driving?

Driving around on a nice, sunny day can be pleasant, but if the glare is too strong it can pose a danger to you and others on the road. As the sun rises and sets, it's in the perfect position to shine directly into your eyes. This can make driving difficult.

There are a number of things you can do when the sun is shining in your eyes while driving. Be sure to utilize your sun visor to block out the light or get a pair of polarized sunglasses to help reduce the glare. You should also ensure that…
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Cover Your Car and Lower Your Cleaning Bill!

If you spend time every month washing your car, you can decrease the time and money you spend by investing in a car cover. At Route 15 Used Car Center we enjoy giving our community members tips to save time with preventative care. There are many ways that a car cover can save you money in the long and short-term.

Weather is hard on vehicles! A car cover can prevent damage to your paint, rubber trim, and interior fading from the sun. You will also lessen the dirt and grime that collects while your car sits under a cover. 

 

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Factors to the Rise in Pickup Sales

It was not that long ago that the pickup truck was considered one of the vehicles that were only for a certain type of person. However, changes have been made to the vehicle that has brought with it a greater appeal. The styling of the vehicle has made it so that it can be considered a family vehicle among other things.

One of the features that have made the pickup truck gain popularity is the extra seating that has been added to the vehicle. Backseats used to be something that trucks just did not have, but manufacturers have decided that…

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Why SUVs Are So Popular

Buying a new vehicle is a big transaction, and we want to make sure you’re making an informed decision. If the new SUVs are catching your eye, you’re not alone. SUVs are very popular, and our staff here at Route 15 Used Car Center are ready and available to show you our models and answer any questions you may have.

Gone are the days when SUVs were only used for hauling lots of cargo. Today SUVs are popular vehicles for men, women, families and even teen drivers. SUVs are usually safer in accidents than many cars. They’re…
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Improving Your Credit Score

Are you in the market for a new car but afraid your credit scores might prevent you from getting an auto loan or cost you to pay more in interest rates? We at Route 15 Used Car Center want you to make an informed decision when buying a car and are here to help you every step of the way.

If your credit scores are less than perfect, there are ways to improve your credit score. Get a copy of your credit report and check for mistakes. If there are mistakes, contact the bureau and get them fixed. If you…

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Should You Buy a Used Car?

If you've been thinking of investing in a vehicle, you understand that you have many choices. There is a plethora of options available to you. One of the most important questions is whether you should choose a new or used car. For many consumers, a used car is the clear choice. Here's why.

A used car comes with many benefits. Not only will the initial price tag be lower, but you'll be able to enjoy a greater variety of vehicles. You won’t be limited to the latest model. Used cars are inspected thoroughly before being sold…

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Safety Tips for Choosing Your Teen's First Car

The days of worrying about your teen driving will never come to an end, but you can do everything possible to make certain that they are as safe as possible when they do get out on that road. Here are two things to consider before letting your child off to drive.

Look for a vehicle that has a lower horsepower. This is not going to be a video game for the teen, this is real life. The lower the horsepower, the less likely that they will get themselves into some serious trouble on the roads. 

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