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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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Small but Powerful Hatchback Motors can Keep Gas Mileage Low

Rising gas prices are presenting serious problems for the finances of the average driver. In response to price increases, many drivers choose to purchase and drive smaller and more fuel-efficient vehicles. Hatchback vehicles often offer drivers smaller motors that make fuel efficiency a reality. Here at Virginia Select Auto, we enjoy helping our valued customers to make informed and wise purchases in the hatchback vehicle market.

There are many hatchback styles and versions available on the market, but most hatchback styles offer drivers their choice of small, powerful motors.
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Examining The Tires for Signs of Wear

An important component of your car is the tire. If you have a blowout or if there are issues with your tires, then you usually won't be able to drive safely on the road until the issue is fixed. Fortunately, there are a few signs that indicate that your tires need to be replaced.

Low air pressure isn't normal unless there is a change in the temperatures. This could mean that there is something in your tire resulting in the pressure to drop. Another sign is uneven wear and tear. There are a few different reasons as to…

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Truck Bed Cover Features

One of the main advantages to driving a truck is the ability to carry a lot of cargo in the bed. The issue of security comes up, though, especially if you often leave your truck unattended.

If you want to prevent others from seeing what you have in the bed, you can get a tonneau cover. This can either be a one-piece product or one that comes in multiple pieces that can fold together. Some of these covers can lock, and all of them can protect your cargo from the elements. One of the downsides, though, is that they affect…

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Suspension


We here at Virginia Select Auto of Amherst want to be sure you are informed about your vehicles suspension.

The most common explanation of what the suspension of a vehicle does is that it keeps you from feeling every little bump and pothole in the road. A suspension allows you to enjoy a smooth ride in the cabin of the car even on the worst road conditions. A lesser known use of a car suspension is to help your car handle better. Cars with aging suspensions typically handle far worse and are harder to control than newer cars with upgraded…
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