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Why Do Manufacturers Create Vehicle Maintenance Schedules?

After you purchase a car, truck or SUV, you have joined a great family of vehicles. The manufacturer hopes to make your experience, the best possible. This includes providing you with a key to understanding, caring for and maintaining your vehicle: your vehicle maintenance schedule.

Wouldn't it be great, if your "vehicle was maintenance-free?" Unfortunately, it is not. From time to time, we get a car whose owner has not filled up the oil, thinking it wasn’t of importance. You do have the make the effort in taking care of your vehicle, but the maintenance schedule lays it…

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Make Sure Your Vehicle is Prepared for Winter Weather

Inclement weather can be treacherous and deadly, but you can be ready for anything the road brings if your vehicle is properly serviced and maintained for the winter months. The best way to start is to ensure that your vehicle has been serviced recently; ask your service provider to check things like antifreeze levels, oil levels, defroster and heater; it's also important to check tire pressure and tread depth.  
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Why is a Toyota Certified Used Vehicle Good for You?

At Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center, our quality used vehicles are something to behold. If you are looking into purchasing a used Toyota vehicle, you might want to consider going with a Toyota Certified Used Vehicle. Why? Because at Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center our Toyota Certified Used Vehicles accompany a great warranty. The Certified Warranty gives you the peace of mind that you are looking for when purchasing a used vehicle. You will also get a 160-Point Inspection with the purchase of your Toyota Certified Used Vehicle...

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A Used Ford Fusion Matches Efficiency with the Safety You Need

If you love cruising the best automobiles around the globe, but don't want to break the bank, a used Ford is the car for you.

A pre-owned Ford Fusion makes for not only a great commuter car but a great family car as well. In the recent-year base model Fusion S and its 2.5L Duratec I-4 engine you will enjoy getting 21 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. Stepping up to the Fusion Hybrid S and its 2.0L iVCT Atkinson-cycle I-4 engine and you will get a remarkable 43 mpg city, 41 mpg…
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Oh, the Options of Motor Oil…

Synthetic? Traditional? Which one should you choose?

Deciding to change your car's oil every so often shouldn’t be an option, but there are options for motor oil. Many people do not know which type of motor oil to use and the difference between them. Knowing who to give your vehicle to for oil servicing is no less vital. That's why Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center is here to help and you are no less than our absolute number one priority as the customer. Let us have a quick look at your vehicle, and we can provide you with…

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Why Are Routine Oil Changes Necessary?

If you are anything like most drivers, then you probably want your car to perform at its best for as long as possible. Achieving this, however, can only be done through proper maintenance of your vehicle. This includes bringing it in to be serviced when necessary. Out of the many different automotive services offered, the most common and most frequently needed is the oil change. Some drivers may not understand just how important their car’s oil is to its longevity and performance. Oil is what lubricates all of the moving parts in a vehicle’s engine, allowing it to…
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Ford Creates Thirst-Quenching Car Accessory That Could Save Lives

Things may be fairly verdant in the Beaumont area, but the entire western half of Texas is arid desert, where every drop of water is precious.

Even here, it's easy to see how fresh water could be hard to come by in the absence of rain and protected reservoirs. Sabine Lake, bordering Port Arthur, is a salty, brackish estuary, and the industrialized Neches River is not exactly a…

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How to Interpret Vehicle Safety Ratings like an Industry Insider

As a proud Beaumont-area parent, you always do what's best for your family. When it comes to buying a car, that means finding the safest fortress on four wheels.

It can be hard to know what is best when it comes to safety, though. Visit any automaker's website, and you'll find pages glorifying their vehicles' safety features -- even if the ratings aren't there. Even looking at ratings from the National Highway Traffic…

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Comparing Subcompact Satisfaction: the Ford Fiesta

Finding the right vehicle for your wants and needs is important and, if you're interested in a subcompact hatchback, you have a lot of options. If you're not sure which one is right for you, we suggest the Ford Fiesta as it beats the competition in some very important ways. In fact, it bests the Honda Fit in terms of higher fuel efficiency, ambient lighting in the cabin for better atmosphere, a class-first driver-side knee airbag, and more. Take a look at the video below to see in what other ways the Fiesta is the superior small car…

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More to Love in the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze

If you're ready to take to the road in an affordable and fun sedan that's small in size and big in features, then look no further than the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan. The folks at Autotrader love it as well and, with plenty of standard features like a rearview camera and 15-inch wheels, a 14.8 cubic foot cargo space, up to an EPA-estimated 42 miles per gallon on the highway with the automatic transmission, and a starting price under $17,000, you'll be head over heels in no time.

 

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