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Read About a Few of the 2018 Buick Envision Safety Features

Consumers looking to purchase a compact luxury SUV should check out the 2018 Buick Envision. Buick designed the Envision with a variety of features that increase comfort, appeal, and safety. The National Highway Safety Administration gave the SUV a 5-Star Overall Safety Score. To learn more, read further.

The 2018 model comes with an optional Rear Cross Traffic Alert System. This system uses a rear vision camera to warn drivers when any cross traffic is detected within 65 feet of the Envision, which helps to prevent accidents.

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What Makes the Buick LaCrosse a Safe Full-Size Luxury Sedan?

The Buick LaCrosse is not only a popular full-size luxury sedan but a safe vehicle to drive. It has a 5-star overall vehicle safety score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Two of its safety features are safety alert seat and Available Side Blind Zone Alert.

The bottom of the driver's seat pulses to alert you when a hazard is approaching you. If the hazard is coming from the left, then the left side of the seat pulses. When a hazard approaches from both sides, both sides of the seat pulse. The Available Side Blind Zone Alert is…

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Your In-Car Emergency Kit

Having a well-stocked emergency kit in your car can allow you to have peace of mind that you're equipped to deal with a variety of issues. The staff at Reed Buick GMC can help you put a kit together and explain how to use the various items. Regardless of your experience with tools or cars, we can help.

Some very basic items, such as a blanket and a flashlight, can make breaking down in the dark or cold more comfortable. A set of triangle reflectors can indicate to other motorists that you're pulled over and help you prevent…

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Why is Tongue Weight Included in the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?

There are several factors included in the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVSR). The GVWR is a rating that determines the amount of weight your vehicle can safely carry. The GVWR includes the weight of the vehicle with nothing in it, you, your passengers, and how much weight you are carrying in cargo. If you are towing a trailer, then the tongue weight of the trailer is also included in the GVWR.

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Why is Tongue Weight Included in the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?

There are several factors included in the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVSR). The GVWR is a rating that determines the amount of weight your vehicle can safely carry. The GVWR includes the weight of the vehicle with nothing in it, you, your passengers, and how much weight you are carrying in cargo. If you are towing a trailer, then the tongue weight of the trailer is also included in the GVWR.

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To Use a Bed Cover or Not

Have you recently purchased a new truck and are trying to decide whether to use a truck bed cover or not? Below are some advantages and disadvantages to having a truck bed cover:

  • Advantages- The advantages to having a truck bed cover are that they help protect your truck bed from the elements and when you are hauling or storing items most bed liners can be locked providing extra protection from theft, also when hauling items they can be secured and you don’t risk losing the items.
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Set Yourself Up with a Roadside Emergency Kit

There are a variety of things that you can do to keep yourself safe in your vehicle, and one of those things is to pack up a roadside emergency kit and keep that with you always.

You should have jumper cables in your vehicle in case your battery dies, and you need to get a boost to get your vehicle running again. You should also make sure that you have a flashlight in your vehicle in case you become stranded in the dark. You should have some kind of a first aid kit in your vehicle so that you will…

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Understanding the Difference Between Front and Rear-Wheel Drive

Shopping for a vehicle can sometimes be confusing. There are so many choices available for the car buyer today. Some people wonder about the difference between front and rear-wheel drive vehicles.

A front-wheel drive vehicle has a transmission and axle assembly that is a single unit in the front of the car. In a rear-wheel drive, the drive train extends underneath the car to the rear axle. A rear-wheel-drive car will not experience as much damage if you hit a curb or pothole. A front-wheel drive may be damaged as so many drivetrain components are up front. Front-wheel drive cars…

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Spare Tires

You may keep in touch with us here at Reed Buick GMC regularly regarding routine maintenance and vehicle inspections and part of these inspections is making sure that your tires are in good shape and the tread is at a safe level. Unfortunately, accidents do happen and you may get a flat tire even if your tires were in good shape. L

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Common Myths About Motor Oil

There are some myths out there concerning motor oil, and you might be believing those myths and letting them affect your life. It is important for you to know the truth.

You might have heard that you have to change your motor oil every 3,000 miles, no matter what. You might have also heard that you need to change your oil before you can head off on a trip of any kind. 

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