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You Will Love the Safety Features Included on the Chevrolet Colorado

No matter if you are driving alone or with the family, safety is always important to you. That is why it is so comforting to take note of the new safety features that Chevrolet has incorporated into design of its Colorado model. Perhaps that is why it has become such a popular mid-size pickup truck.

To begin, you will notice that an optional lane departure warning system is available. On the Colorado, this is a camera that will identify the lane you are in and begin to signal to you if you drift away from the proper path. This can…

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Be Competitive About Your Purchase

No one wants to overpay or pay full price for a car. Negotiation is key, and at Route 15 Used Car Center we know that. That's why we want you to be educated when it comes to buying a car. Looking to haggle the best price on your next purchase? We're here to help, with a couple of tips that will help you come more prepared.

Start Low

When negotiating a price, remember that it's going to be a back and forth negotiation, so start your bid low.

Know Before You Go

Before you show interest to…
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Tips for the Best Leaf-Peeping Experience

Taking a road trip to see the brilliant colors of the changing fall foliage is quite a popular activity, so we've gathered some tips to make the most of your leaf-peeping adventures.

The Best Locations

Check out these leaf-peeping road trip destinations where you should definitely take the back roads for a more scenic route:
• New England
• New York's Catskill and Adirondack Mountains; Finger Lakes Region
• Pennsylvania's Amish Country; Bucks County, the Great Alleghany Passage, and the Laurel Highlands
• Delaware
• Maryland
• North Carolina
• Tennessee
• Virginia
• West Virginia
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How to Control Pet Hair in Your Vehicle

Don't ever let the thought of pet hair in your vehicle keep you from including your pet in your outings. With a bit of preparation and a few cleaning tips, you'll be able to enjoy regular rides with your furry friends.

Prevent hairs from entering your vehicle in the first place with a thorough brushing before the ride. Whatever area your pet rides in should have a towel or a pet cover placed over it. Keeping your pet inside a carrier will do a lot to contain any hairs or dirt and is also safer for your little…
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The Components That Make Up The Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirrors

Auto-dimming rear-view mirrors are amazing in the way they work. For those of you that are interested in the workings of this device, it is good to know what the mirrors are made of. There are actually quite a few parts to the auto-dimming rear-view mirrors.

For the auto-dimming rear-view mirrors, you have two sensors, which are either photodetectors or cameras, two layers of glass, and the electrochromic gel which is held in between the two layers of glass. There is also the microprocessor which sends the charge that dims the mirrors.

 

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Is Front-Wheel Drive Better Than Rear-Wheel Drive?


There are four different types of drive systems that you will find on cars. You will find front-wheel drive, four-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive models. Front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive systems are very common. Front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive each have their advantages and disadvantages.

A rear-wheel drive vehicle is great for those who want a car with great handling. You will often find rear-wheel drive on sports cars. Rear-wheel drive is not the best if you have to drive in less than ideal road conditions. 
 
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Hit the Road This Summer in Your Truck With Key Tailgating Accessories

A pickup truck is a great automobile option for a summer road trip because it has a large bed for cargo. However, because a factory cargo bed is very basic, you may have problems packing and organizing key summertime essentials on your truck. In this guide, you'll discover great products that can update an average truck bed.

On a hot summer day, a truck's engine will work hard. If you drive frequently throughout the summer, your truck may break down or develop performance problems. During these situations, you'll benefit from having a three-tier toolbox on your truck…
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How to Safely Share the Road with Bicyclists

With the warmer temperatures that have arrived this summer, there are many people who enjoy taking out their bicycle instead of their car. When ridden properly, bikes can join vehicles on the road. If you're someone in a car, you'll want to pay close attention so that you keep these bicyclists safe. Here are some tips:
  • Be aware of the road around you. This is something you should already be doing, but it can be hard to spot someone on a bike if you're not paying close enough attention.
  • You have to yield to people on their…
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What You Should Include In Your Vehicle's Emergency Kit

At Route 15 Used Car Center, we want you to be ready for any situation that you encounter on the road. While you can't predict when you'll be stranded just outside of Wharton, you can prepare for when that time comes. Ideally, you will have a cellphone and a radio to help you stay connected to the outside world.

You'll also want jumper cables, a jack and a spare tire. The jumper cables can help if the car's battery stops working while the jack and tire can help in the event of a blowout....

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For Work or Play, The Chevy Tahoe Goes Hard All Day

Looking for a fun family vehicle with some serious muscle? Look no further than a pre-owned Chevy Tahoe. This full-size sport utility vehicle seats up to nine adults comfortably and has power adjustable second and third row seating that allows you to accommodate up to 97.1 cubic feet of cargo. But the Tahoe really delivers when it comes to payload.

You can haul with confidence in the Tahoe, even during Wharton summer storms. The powerful 5.3 Liter V8 engine can easily handle a hitch, and with the optional max trailering package,...

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