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Top Tips for Driving in the Rain

Tis the season for afternoon showers. We are entering the rainy season in Amherst and our team at Virginia Select Auto wants to make sure all of our customers are aware of some helpful tips for driving in the rain.

One of the best things you can do when driving in the rain is just slow down. By slowing down and allowing for more space between your car and the car in front of you, you give yourself a better chance of being able to stop in case of an emergency. Another great tip is to not drive with cruise…
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Get All The Features With The Nissan Altima

For many years, the Nissan Altima has been one of the best-selling mid-sized sedans on the road. The Altima provides a comfortable ride and a track record of reliability. The Nissan Altima provides several accessories that makes owning an Altima even more enjoyable.

If you purchase a pre-owned Nissan Altima from Virginia Select Auto, you will want to make sure that your vehicle is protected from harm. One of the accessories available for the Altima is the impact sensor. This sensor sounds an alarm if the vehicle is dinged. If a break-in is attempted, an alarm will sound.

 

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What Design Features Do You Get With The Ford Taurus?

The Ford Taurus is a popular full-size sedan, which prioritizes quality over everything else. But you may not know about some of the incredible design features that you can find in a pre-owned Taurus. Your friends from Virginia Select Auto have got the scoop for you.

The Ford Taurus is elegant and designed to impress everyone that you drive by. Outside of the Taurus, you will find LED headlights and a distinctive, sophisticated grille. Both the headlamps and the taillamps are LED lights, actually, so you will have plenty of quality light to see wherever the road takes you at…
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Rough Terrain Isn't a Problem With Four-Wheel Drive

When you're driving through rough terrain, you want to have a vehicle with four-wheel drive. This feature can prevent you from getting stuck in mud and deep snow because it helps the wheels grip the road. If one wheel is slipping, another can compensate so that you don't stay stuck in one place. But there are actually different ways that you can use your four-wheel drive, and we want you to know the best ways to optimize the effectiveness of your vehicle, so here's the difference between four-low and four-high drive.


 

 

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Choosing the Truck Cab Style Right for Your Needs

In order for our customers to be totally satisfied when they drive their new pick-up truck off our Virginia Select Auto lot, we want them to choose the truck cab style that best suits their needs.

If you usually are driving solo with no more than two passengers, then the regular or standard truck cab with only two doors and limited space is right for you. The next upgrade is the super or quad cab featuring two full-sized doors and two smaller doors that only open when the large doors have opened. This style also features a small but serviceable…
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You Don't Have to Sacrifice Style When Going Compact

Most people think that compact cars are plain and boring. The new Ford Focus changes this perception. The Focus has a sporty, exciting look that sets it apart from other compact cars. It continues to be a popular choice among compact car buyers because it looks different from the rest. See which features make the Focus a good choice for style-conscious buyers.

The limited-edition Focus RS has an aerodynamic design. The rear diffuser directs airflow to maximize handling and performance. This is enhanced by use of a rear spoiler which also adds an attractive touch to the vehicle's style…

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Check Out the Versatile Ford Transit Passenger Wagon

From powerful pickup trucks to fast sports cars, Ford is the best automotive brand that does vehicles well. Let us introduce to you the all-new Ford Transit Passenger Van with many versatility features that will handle taking long trips effortlessly. The starting price is only $35,840 and has a seating capacity of 15, which is absolutely perfect for individuals and corporations in the tourism industries.

The arrangement for the interior is simple because there is a large amount of passengers that can fit inside for a possible tour around Amherst. 

 

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What You Should Know About Oversteer and Understeer

At Virginia Select Auto, our team tries to keep our Amherst consumers informed about their vehicles and how they function. Oversteer and understeer are two terms that are related to your vehicle's dynamics. Oversteer happens when your vehicle turns more than you want, and understeer happens when your vehicle turns less than what you want.

Vehicles that have front-wheel drive typically experience understeer, and rear-wheel drive vehicles usually experience oversteer. However, both drive systems can experience oversteer and understeer under the right circumstances.

 

 

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Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

When you're wondering if you need winter tires for driving in Amherst, the team at Virginia Select Auto will be ready to answer any of your questions. Having two sets of tires for your car or truck, one for slick winter conditions and one for warm and dry summer conditions, can improve the driving performance of your car.

All-weather tires are designed to work well in many conditions ranging from hot and sunny to wintery. When you need extra traction for driving in deep winter conditions, the softer rubber and deeper tread on winter tires will help you 
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Used Trucks Are Great Options For Modern Drivers

Buying a pre-owned vehicle is a wonderful way to satisfy your transportation and utility needs. It is also a way to own a reliable vehicle that does not bust your budget. There is so much variety in modern vehicle brands. Being informed is the best strategy for finding the right model. Sometimes, the biggest decision involves comparing passenger cars to durable pickup trucks.

Almost as many comfort and driver options are available in today’s trucks as cars. The real issue is why you are looking for a different type of vehicle. Maybe you need extra hauling space for a…
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