Summer Tires vs All-Season Tires - Which are Better?

Only using tires that are in good condition can make a difference in how your vehicle performs on the road. Using the right kind of tires can make it easier for your vehicle to maneuver through all sorts of roads and highways. A big concern of many drivers is which tire is better: summer tires or all-season tires. Some drivers feel that since they are all-season tires, they’re good for all seasons. That’s not always the case. While they both have their benefits, they each perform better under certain conditions.

All-season tires do not perform as well as…

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Why Tire Pressure Matters

Having the correct tire pressure is one of the most important ways for you to stay safe while you are behind the wheel. Tire pressure naturally changes. In fact, it is estimated that your tires lose 1 to 2 PSI per month. Temperature changes can also cause a loss in tire pressure. That is why tire pressure needs to be checked at least once a month. If you don't want to do this yourself, then you will need to take your vehicle to a mechanic.

 

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Tips for a Roadside Emergency for Savvy Amherst Drivers

Just because you are a cautious driver does not mean you won't experience a roadside emergency at some point. In Amherst, there are certain things you should keep in mind when this happens. Staying calm and being prepared are the best things you can do.

You have probably heard that you should carry a roadside emergency kit, just in case. Do you know what it should include? The exact items will change with the seasons, but in general, you should keep a multi-purpose tool, flashlight, power bank for your cell phone, snacks, and water. A first aid kit is…

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Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement

Most people will need to get their windshield wipers replaced once every six to 12 months. However, it is important for you to pay attention to your windshield wipers and get them replaced when necessary. There are a few specific things that you need to look for. This includes things such as a broken frame, cracks in the rubber and corrosion of the metal parts. Additionally, you may hear a squeaking noise.

Keep in mind that there are many things that can cause your windshield wipers to deteriorate. One of those factors is the ultraviolet light. Exhaust and car waxes…

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What the Interior of the Jeep Cherokee has in Store

You already know that the Jeep Cherokee is ready for your next adventure. Did you also know that it has a comfortable and upscale cabin? The team at Virginia Select Auto wants you to have the full picture when it comes to this SUV.

Changing temperatures never have to be an issue here in Amherst when you choose the Cherokee. It is available with luxurious features like a heated steering wheel and climate-controlled front seats. You can also get your Cherokee with dual-zone automatic climate control.

The interior of the Cherokee is very versatile. You can get this SUV

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Check out the Nissan Armada's Performance Features

What can future Amherst area Nissan Armada owners look forward to with regard to this Nissan SUV's performance features? Much of the Nissan Armada SUV's excellent performance comes down to its powertrain and its off-road feature set.

When it comes to the Nissan Armada's rugged powertrain, its two most important components are the advanced 7-speed transmission and the aggressive V8 engine. Together, these Armada powertrain elements deliver incredible power, which you can confidently command as you maneuver your new Nissan crossover SUV along local highways.

 

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Top Volkswagen Jetta Safety Features

If you want to know about all of the top safety features for the Volkswagen Jetta, get in touch with the team at Virginia Select Auto! The Jetta offers safety features that help you avoid a collision and features to assist in the event of a collision.

The rearview camera system helps you avoid a collision with other cars or obstacles as you back up with your Jetta. There is also a tire monitoring system, so you know that your tires aren't a safety hazard because they are low on air.

 

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The Top Safety Features for the Volkswagen Tiguan

At Virginia Select Auto, we have pre-owned Volkswagen models, and our team is ready to show off all of the safety features for these vehicles. The Tiguan is an excellent vehicle for traveling and driving in town and has safety features for every occasion.

The Volkswagen Tiguan has an intelligent crash response system, which deploys airbags and turns off the fuel pump if you have a collision. This safety features also activates hazard lights and unlocks the doors, so you and your passengers can safely exit. If you can't react to an accident,

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A Few Performance Features of the Ford F-150

The Ford F-150 is a full-size pickup truck here at Virginia Select Auto that's popular for many reasons, which include its lineup of next-level performance features. There's an available hybrid engine that optimizes efficiency, and you get an innovative 10-speed automatic transmission that provides you with exceptionally smooth shifting at the low to mid ranges of the power band.

The F-150 Raptor offers remarkable capability in the sand, dirt, and rocks with the Terrain Management System. With this system, you can choose from seven drive modes that include 

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Look No Further For Why You Should Buy a Hyundai Elantra

Despite its compact size, the Hyundai Elantra is big on performance, innovation, and style. This popular compact sedan has everything that you are looking for in a vehicle of this size and stature. The good news is that you can see all of these impressive features when you visit us today at Virginia Select Auto.

With three available trims and a host of available upgrades, you can create an Elantra to fit your specific driving needs. All three trims boast a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine, pumping out 147 horsepower. Depending on the 

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