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How the LATCH System Benefits Parents

When driving around the streets, the hope is that nothing bad will ever happen. That being said, vehicle safety is an important factor when choosing a vehicle especially for parents with small children. The staff at Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center want parents to be informed, in detail, about how to install child seats to keep their kids safe.

The LATCH system that comes in vehicles is designed to make the process of securing and restraining children easier.  

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You Can Safely Travel With Pets

A lot of people like to take their animals on vacations with them. It is a pretty nature thing to want to do. After all, these animals are a big part of our lives, and we like to include them in the fun things that we do. Just remember that there are potential dangers to taking animals on a vacation as well. You need to know how to travel safely with them.

Keep your vehicle at a reasonable temperature during the whole trip and never leave an animal out in a vehicle unattended even if you are only going to…

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Pros and Cons of Tonneau Covers

We here at Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center want to make sure you're as informed as possible about the advantages and disadvantages of a tonneau cover.

One lesser known advantage of utilizing a tonneau cover is that it makes your truck far more aerodynamic than with no cover. This is because the air goes over the top of the bed of the truck as opposed to going into the bed of the truck and making the engine work harder to move it forward. This also saves money in the form of fewer fill ups at the pump.  

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The Right Car for Your New Teen Driver

When your child is turning sixteen and looking for a car to drive, there are several things to consider when selecting their first vehicle. There are a variety of safe options available, and Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center can help you select one that is within your budget.

Choosing a larger vehicle instead of a sports car can encourage safer driving and protect your child in an accident. The vehicle should have enough power to drive safely at highway speeds but not enough to encourage excessive speed. 

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Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean in Only Minutes

Did you receive a last-minute invitation to spend time with some friends, or do you have a work event that you forgot about? You'll want to arrive in style by driving a clean vehicle, whether you drive alone or pick up friends along the way. Here are a few simple yet effective tips for keeping your car clean in minutes.

Start by soaking the exterior of the vehicle with the hose. This will remove all the dirt and debris from the surface. While the vehicle is still wet, use a polishing cloth and solution to bring out a shine…

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Understanding The Difference Between A Truck's Payload And Towing Capacity

Many people confuse the payload of a truck and the towing capacity as being the same thing. This is a big mistake. Confusing the two can lead to serious damage to the vehicle and harm to the driver.

The payload of a vehicle refers to the carrying capacity of a vehicle. It includes both the weight of the vehicle and everything you put inside of it. Passengers, grocery bags, and any other item lying around will all add to the payload. 

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Tailgating Essentials for Your Next Event

With the warm weather finally here, now is the time to make the most out of your free time and your weekends. With your new pickup truck from Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center, you can head out and do some tailgating. This is a great way to gather with friends and family, and enjoy the great outdoors without having to spend a ton of money. Let's take a peek at some of the tailgating essentials that you need to have a successful outing!

Bring plenty of places to sit down. If you're going to be out for the whole…

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FWD or RWD: Which One Suits You Best?

Before heading to the dealership to buy a new car, there are some things that you may want to consider beforehand which will aid the sales staff in guiding you to the right purchase. Among these is whether you want an FWD (Front Wheel Drive) or RWD (Rear Wheel Drive) vehicle. Each type has its own distinct pros and cons.

RWD vehicles have 2 particular benefits. The first is that they are rugged, which allows them to endure a pounding without suffering damage. They also are better balanced, which results in better handling for their drivers. 

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5 Reasons to Select a Pre-Owned SUV

If you've been on the fence about buying an SUV, now is the time to make the leap. SUVs have become increasingly popular purchases throughout recent years. Rightfully so. With all that an SUV now offers, there are more reasons then ever to say YES!

  • Extra Room and Comfort - SUVs offer more leg room for the passengers.
  • Capacity - Some SUVs offer third row seating and can fit anywhere from five to nine people. 
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Make Buying a Used Car Stress-Free with a CARFAX Vehicle History Report®

At Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center, we want Nederland drivers like you to have a pleasant experience while shopping for your used car. That is why we offer hundreds of the vehicles from our collection with a CARFAX Vehicle History Report®. It is our way of assuring that you have the utmost transparency with your next purchase.

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