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Are Your Worn Out Car Tires Dangerous?

The reason you are buying new car tires sooner than recommended is perhaps because you are allowing the tread on the tires to wear too quickly. Pay closer attention to the condition of the tires and you can stretch out the life by months or years!

The worn areas of the tire might appear to be nothing at first look, but they are affecting what happens when you drive. Not only will the tires need to be replaced sooner, the car is having trouble being able to grip the highway at high speeds or bad weather. 

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How do All-Wheel Drive and Four-Wheel Drive Compare?

Choosing between an All- or Four-Wheel Drive vehicle can be an interesting process. Although some people use the term AWD and 4WD interchangeably, they are different systems that require additional consideration. Visit Economy Honda Superstore for precise definitions of the two. When out buying your SUV or car, here is what we recommend that you know about 4WD and AWD:

  • Both 4WD and AWD have excellent traction and acceleration capability.
  • They also have outstanding resale values.
  • AWD is commonly found in cars and crossovers while 4WD is common in pickup trucks and SUVs. 
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Tips for Navigating Winter Driving Conditions

The holidays are upon us here in Chattanooga, TN. While we don’t typically get more than a little slush and the occasional ice patch, chances are that you may have considered traveling to be with family in another state or region of the U.S. With snow all over during the winter season, people often look for ways to avoid the slipping of the wheels as they drive along their driveway and street. At Economy Honda Superstore, we give you information about how to effectively control ice or snow in your driveway.

There are three common methods to add…

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Stay Clean When Transporting Food During The Holidays

When the holiday season comes around again, you may find yourself cooking a few dishes for the family. After you've cooked the food, you need to store it in containers so it can be taken in your car to the family gathering. To do this without spilling anything in your car, you should follow a few steps.

Always double-bag anything that is stored in a plastic bag. This will keep it more airtight and will be twice as strong to prevent spills. If you are transporting cold food, you should keep the food in a cooler. If you cannot…
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The Skinny On Your Vehicle's Fluids

If you live in Chattanooga or the surrounding area – and even if you don’t – it’s likely that you or someone in your household owns a vehicle. Cars, trucks, SUVs, and other whips regularly help us live easier, fuller lives, as compared to if we didn’t have vehicles at our sides.

Here are some of the most important vehicle fluids and how to manage them.
  • Power steering fluid allows us to easily turn steering wheels. Without it, we’d have to put all our might into turning our vehicle’s direction. Check it every month or so. You…
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A Countdown to Your Lease End?

Is your lease coming to an end and you don't know what is required of you? Well, as your lease end approaches, you need to prepare well so that you are not left stranded.

The lease company will notify you of your lease end in time, so you should not be worried about your contract expiring without your realization. Collect the items like any spare tires or accessories that came with the car and remove your stuff out of the car.

On the inspection date, most companies hire an independent company to do the inspection. You will agree on…

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Total Ownership Costs

When contemplating the purchase of a new vehicle you really need to take into consideration your current financial standing, your savings and the ongoing costs that are associated with owning a vehicle. We here at Economy Honda Superstore can't wait to help you pick out your next vehicle, but we also care about our clients and want to make sure that you make an educated decision. The vehicle you purchase is going to affect you and your finances for many years to come.

In addition to negotiating the sticker price for the vehicle you are looking at...
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Rotate Your Tires and Keep the Traction that You Need

You need to maintain a certain kind of connection with the road as you drive around, and your tires help you have that connection. When you rotate your tires, you help them give you that traction that you need for longer.

When a tire starts to wear out and become smooth, that tire will not give you the proper connection that you need to have with the road's surface. You will not be able to stop as quickly as you need to when a bad tire is on your vehicle. When you have your tires rotated, you help them…
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Headlight Maintenance For Staying On The Road In The Dark

Driving at night is difficult if you have a hard time seeing in the dark. If you have a problem while driving at night and you have an emergency, what do you do if your headlights are not working properly? Driving in the dark is especially difficult in the areas where there are limited street lights.

When you travel a distance on the backroads, you know how hard it can be to see properly because the number of street lights is limited. The headlights are going to be the only thing to help you to avoid hitting an animal or…
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