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Why buy your OEM parts with us here at South Lake Motors

Car dealerships offer their customers a number of beneficial features. Car dealerships are places where a car buyer can go to shop for a car. Car dealerships are places where a car owner can go to have their car repaired and where a car owner can buy snacks and drinks while they wait for their car to be repaired. Also, car dealerships are places where a car owner can go to buy car parts.

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FWD or AWD: A Balanced Comparison

With new cars rolling off the production line with more features than ever before, you may be wondering which ones you really need. One feature that's becoming more popular these days is including all-wheel or four-wheel drive. Typically known for those who live in places with difficult to drive in weather, you may be wondering if this is necessary.

 

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Less Commonly Known Dashboard Lights

If you are unsure what a warning light is indicating, then contact us at South Lake Motors immediately. Some lights you will not know what they mean by looking at them. The brake system light and the tire pressure light are not commonly known.

 

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Going for a Used Car Can Be a Bargain in Rice Lake

An easy way to increase your purchasing power is by buying a used car instead of a new one. Used cars are often priced significantly lower than a newer vehicle. This allows you to save a large sum of money while still getting a relatively newer car that fits your budget. At South Lake Motors, finding the right used vehicle for your needs is easier than you think.

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Explore the Options Available at the End of Your Lease

Like all great things in life, when you lease a vehicle, its term will eventually show its friendly face. You’ll receive a warm letter from the lessor – most of the time a dealership – informing you of the last day you will have the car, truck, or whatever your most-desired vehicle is, to do as you want with it. Following are four common scenarios that occur following the closure of a leased vehicle term:

Still have questions about the process at the end of your lease? Don’t hesitate to call our team at South Lake Motors if you’re…

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Handy Tips for a Pre-Road Trip Checklist

In everything we do, we need to plan if we want excellent results. This is why when preparing for a road trip you should do it in advance for a successful experience. Consider the following tips for your checklist from our team at South Lake Motors.

With these tips, we're sure you will have a pleasant experience on your next road trip. Happy times from our staff members in Rice Lake!

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Knowing Cost of Ownership Helps You Drive Away with Ease

Knowing the total cost of ownership will help you drive away in your new vehicle. You'll feel great about your purchase. You won't have any second thoughts. You'll know that the vehicle fits within your budget. Your "total cost of ownership" is every cost you'll pay for the vehicle. This includes your monthly payment, gas, insurance, and regular maintenance. It's also a good idea to factor in your state fees.

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Car Maintenance Should be Performed at a Dealership

When you purchase a car, the dealership always recommends you have all routine maintenance, including oil changes, performed there. You can save money on things like oil changes at the dealership for a designated period after the purchase, along with many other benefits.

Dealership technicians are certified by the manufacturer to perform work specifically on your make of vehicle.

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How Important is it Really to Get My Tires Rotated?

Most people will avoid getting their car tires rotated because there is no immediate trouble, at least not to the naked eye. In fact, some wait until the tires need to be replaced, which is not only inefficient for your budget and gas mileage, but also puts you at risk. Here are a few reasons you may want to reconsider getting those tires rotated every 6,000 miles:

  • Getting the tires rotated helps to extend the life to the specs of the manufacturer. Routine tire rotations can add years to the life of those tires.
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