Calling your insurance company is a major bummer, and so is renting a loaner while your car is in the repair shop -- but worst of all is the heart-palpitating shock of getting in a traffic collision. To protect yourself, you've learned to drive defensively. But car safety goes beyond your driving habits.
To be truly safe on the road you will need to keep your car well maintained and in good working order. Here are some tips that you should follow to keep your car in optimal shape for safe driving:
Pay attention to warning lights for engine problems, oil levels, and brake warnings. Bring your car in for service if any of these lights come on, as sudden breakdowns can increase your chances of an accident.
Listen for unusual noises in your car that may be the sign of underlying...
Let's face it, having a cracked windshield is no fun. As you drive down a bumpy backroad at high rates of speed, and as changes from hot to cold temperatures put pressure on the glass, that crack could get bigger and spread spider-lines through the entire windshield. Glass is the most fragile part of your vehicle and even the smallest of cracks can cause you a huge amount of trouble if left unrepaired.
Many people think that a windshield repair is going to cost a huge amount of money. It is important to keep in mind that the repair cost is very small when you think about the bills and other costs associated with the dangers of broken glass. A crack in your field of vision can cause you to have bad visibility and that creates a driving hazard which can create an accident that may...
Discover the Benefits of Buying a Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle from Us
When you purchase a certified pre-owned vehicle from us, you're getting more than a high-quality vehicle. You're also getting the peace of mind that comes from knowing that your new-to-you vehicle has been rigorously examined and maintained to the manufacturer's standards. It's a great way to get into the car of your dreams for a lower cost than you might have thought possible.
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Each vehicle in our program has undergone an exacting 172-point...
Do you know what you motor oil needs are? Everyone wants their vehicle to last as long as it can, to perform to the best of its ability, and to have the protection it needs. That is why choosing the right kind of motor oil is so important.
Here at Ghent Chevrolet Cadillac in Greeley, we offer a large selection of new Chevrolet and Cadillac vehicles of any brand. Depending on your car's make, model, and year, you will find a specific manufacturer-recommended oil in your owner's manual. Different types of oil vary in viscosity and flow rate -- indicated by a number-letter combination such as 5W-20, or 10W-30.
Oil also falls into two basic categories: conventional...
Prestige. It's the Cadillac way. If you want a crossover SUV that has comfort and elegance, you want to experience the XT5. Make your own world with elegance.
1. The Engine
A DOHC 24-valve V-6 engine outputs 310 hp. Active Fuel Management technology helps to limit fuel consumption which improves overall miles per gallon.
2. The Interior
Plenty of legroom to go around and collapsible seating meets changing cargo requirements. You'll find plenty of leather-lined comfort too.
3. The Control
With rear vision cameras and safety features like Side Blind Zone Alert and Pedestrian Collision Mitigation, you have further help identifying objects in your blind spots. Plus, all-wheel drive options and improved suspension make the XT5 a viable solution in all types of weather...
Selling a car yourself isn't easy. It's actually quite a hassle. There are advertising costs, car preparations, sales interactions and questions of car value. You could spend hours on research and sales interactions, only to find yourself cutting the price severely just to get rid of the old car. Should you trade in your car? For most people, the answer is yes. Why? Keep reading.
What are the benefits of a trade in?
1. You get the assurance that your private information is protected.
2. You get fair trade-in value and money towards your next vehicle if you wish.
3. You save lots of time when you compare it to selling a car yourself.
4. You'll save yourself many headaches.
If you have any questions regarding the trade-in process at Ghent Chevrolet Cadillac, feel...
The smell of burnt rubber. The warmth of blacktop. The roar of a performance car's engine. The atmosphere of the race track has many different perspectives but none compare to the adrenaline felt while driving on the track.
If you've ever wanted to experience what it's like to drive like a professional race car driver, Cadillac is making it possible when you purchase a new ATS-V or CTS-V. If you have no desire to buy the Cadillac ATS-V or CTS-V, you can still take the driver course for a fee of $2,420 plus airfare.
The performance driving course takes place in Spring Mountain Resort near Las Vegas. Cadillac provides two nights of free lodging, three meals a day and plenty of time on the track to grow your skills.
Interested in a CTS-V or ATS-V? For more information, reach out...
Every day, the American Cancer Society helps people take steps to reduce their risk of breast cancer or find it early, when it's small and easiest to treat. They provide free information and services when and where people need it. They are funding groundbreaking research to find, prevent, and treat breast cancer, and are working to ensure access to mammograms for women who need them. Let's all help pitch in to help irradiate breast cancer! See how you can help here - http://cdk.co/2dBL37B
If you've ever had your car break down suddenly, you know how stressful and even frightening the experience can be. Imagine you're driving alone at night in a remote area, and without warning something in your vehicle fails, rendering it immobile. In this situation, access to a cell phone and roadside assistance will be a first priority, but in the event that it takes time for help to reach you, or if you're stranded in inclement weather, you'll want to be prepared. Keeping a well-stocked emergency kit in your car is a great way to spare yourself the discomfort and maybe even danger of being stranded with a broken down car. You'll want supplies that could enable you to fix the problem yourself, and you'll also want to have items that will keep you comfortable while you wait. Check out...
When you're shopping for a luxury mid-size SUV, it's clear that there are several options on the market today. Choosing the one that's best for your needs, however, can be a little less clear. If you're beginning the shopping process in the Greeley area, take some time to consider the popular 2016 Cadillac SRX, available here at Ghent. This all-new luxury mid-size SUV can tackle anything and everything, from city streets to off-road. The fully-equipped Cadillac SRX is being heralded as technologically advanced and capable of delivering a smooth, luxurious ride.
Compared to other vehicles in its class, like the new BMX X3 and the Lexus RX, the 2016 Cadillac SRX offers a smoother ride with greater horsepower from the entry level model on up. The Cadillac SRX is being applauded for its...
If you're in need of a new car, you may be wondering about the relative pros and cons of leasing one versus buying one; after all, both of these can be very attractive options depending on your needs and wants in a vehicle. At Ghent, we offer plenty of opportunities for alternative financing or traditional financing on all our new cars; all you need to do is choose the right plan for your needs. If you'd like to speak with one of our financing experts to help you decide, feel free to give us a call at (970) 373-4386. To help you learn more, take a look at some of our pros and cons of leasing a car versus buying one:
Leasing rather than buying pros:
Leasing is a great way to score a brand new car for less money than buying one; down payments on leases are lower, and monthly...