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Performance Features of the Toyota Avalon

The Toyota Avalon is a vehicle that is designed with a wide array of performance features. No matter what destination you choose, you can be assured that the Toyota Avalon can get you there.

When you drive the Toyota Avalon, you will notice that the all-wheel drive feature provides a smooth ride. This feature ultimately sends a large majority of the torque to the rear wheels so that you can get a better grip of the vehicle. The Toyota Avalon is designed with a 3.5L V6 engine. The engine produces a total of 301 horsepower

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The Exterior of the Toyota 4Runner at Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center

A sturdy and affordable SUV that provides many standard features across all of its trim levels, the Toyota 4Runner is a wise investment to make if you're in need of a new vehicle. The exterior has a very distinctive design that comes with LED headlights, taillights and fog lights so you can properly see the road in the darkest of nights.

A skid plate covers the engine, transfer case and front suspension. The standard wheel inclusion is a set of 17 inch, six spoke alloy wheels with P265 tires. This is for the SR5 and SR5 Premium trim levels…

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Why You Might Want to Buy a Hatchback

If you are considering buying a hatchback, here at Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center, we can give you several reasons that you might prefer this style of vehicle. Some people assume that there is simply less room in a hatchback than a typical sedan car, but a hatchback can be spacious. You also have the option of creating space by folding down seats.

On the other hand, even though you may have just as much space, your exterior is smaller, meaning you can maneuver more easily, including into small parking spaces around Nederland. Many people also like the small sporty look…

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How Wax Keeps Your Vehicle Looking Great

Virtually every driver knows that to keep your vehicle looking like new, you have to periodically maintain the exterior. That means occasionally applying a coating of car wax to the exterior. What exactly is car wax and how does it work?

Car wax is all about protection. Essentially, it's a hydrocarbon that forms a hard substance at room temperature. Car waxes can be made of natural materials, such as carnauba or palm oils, or synthetic waxes formulated from silicones. All wax formulations form a layer over your vehicles paint to protect it from the elements.

 

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What is front-wheel drive vs. rear-wheel drive?

It’s time to get into a new car, but you don’t know what drivetrain you want. Should you upgrade to rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive? What’s the difference between those options and front-wheel drive? For one, front-wheel drive vehicles are lower in cost and get better gas mileage.

Front-wheel drive vehicles pull the car forward. This occurs when the transmission sends power to the front wheels, allowing them to move forward and pull the rest of the weight. While this is better for gas mileage, it doesn’t deliver on power or towing. For those options, you…

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Are You Planning a Leaf-Peeping Road Trip?

What's better than heading out for an adventure during the change of seasons in fall? It's incredibly nostalgic and heartwarming to see the rustic reds and golds as leaves change their colors. It's called leaf peeping in New England, and experts say you have to plan for the right time to see leaves changing in their prime.

The best time to go on a road trip in the fall is October. Throughout this month, many areas of the United States start to change. Seasonal foliage starts to turn bright red and gold by the end of October…

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Tips for Using Your Roof Rack

When you're ready to take a few adventures and trips with your vehicle, you'll want to utilize a roof rack where your sporting equipment and luggage can be stored. Roof racks make it possible to bring more along for the ride and free up extra space in the cabin.

Begin by measuring the luggage or equipment you need to store on the roof rack. Use a durable cargo bag or case that is waterproof to protect the personal belongings. If the rack has a crossbar, fit the box in the square.  

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Picking the Best First Car for Your Teen

Your teen's first car needs to be the safest you can find and fit into your budget. Our team at Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center has a few facts to share with you to help you make a selection.

Most teens want a fast, sporty car. Bigger cars with more weight are safer choices for a first vehicle. Insurance company data shows teens are less likely to crash a heavier car. Bigger cars tend to offer more protection for their occupants in the event of a collision.  

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What to Do When Buying a Used Car

At Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center, we want everyone to make an educated decision as it relates to buying a used car. The first thing that you need to do is set your budget as this will help to narrow the scope of your search. It may also be a good idea to apply for financing before going to the dealer.

However, it is acceptable to both apply for a loan from a bank or credit union and a dealership. From there, you can choose the loan terms that work best for you. It is also critical that you take a…

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Know the Laws Regarding Moving Over for Emergency Vehicles

All fifty of the states have a law known as the Move Over Law. This law requires that drivers get into another lane if they’re driving towards an emergency vehicle parked on the side of the highway with emergency lights on. At Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center, we want you to be an informed driver aware of important laws like this.

The purpose of this law is to prevent accidents involving emergency personnel, such as police officers, highway patrol, EMTs and firefighters. Drivers who do not obey this law can get a fine and may cause an accident.  

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