Frugal and Fantastic Weekend Getaway for Two or You

Having a great time on a solo road trip, or with your lover or bestie, doesn't have to cost a fortune. Follow these five guidelines to have a blast and save some cash.

Five Key Pointers:

  1. Leave around noon and eat lunch before you so. Plan Friday night's event, an relax on Saturday then do something spontaneous Saturday night. 
  2. Pack your meals and find accommodations with a microwave and mini-fridge in the room. If you eat out at all , only have one meal at a restaurant.
  3. Stay within 200 miles or four hours of driving from home. Make…
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Ford Explorer Performance Features

Ford's Explorer has been around for a long time, and it is one of the most popular SUVs on the market. It comes with many different performance features that make it stand out from other cars in its class. This blog post will go over some of these features to know what to expect when you purchase this car.


Exterior Styling

One of the first things you'll notice about this car is its exterior styling. Many different color options will match your unique preferences. One of these colors is a shade called "Redline 2 red ice metallic tri-coat…

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Ford Explorer Performance Features

Ford's Explorer has been around for a long time, and it is one of the most popular SUVs on the market. It comes with many different performance features that make it stand out from other cars in its class. This blog post will go over some of these features to know what to expect when you purchase this car.


Exterior Styling

One of the first things you'll notice about this car is its exterior styling. Many different color options will match your unique preferences. One of these colors is a shade called "Redline 2 red ice metallic tri-coat…

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What is an Infotainment System and why do I Care?

Infotainment might sound like a made-up word at first, but it actually is the best descriptor of one of the most central elements of a modern vehicle interior. The infotainment system includes any and all elements in a vehicle interior that can both share vehicle information with the occupants as well as receive feedback to manipulate vehicle settings. This concept was completely foreign 20 years ago, but has come to be one of the most important parts of the driving experience.

Automakers have responded to the overwhelming growth in smartphone usage by creating systems that not only

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How Does a Backup Camera Work?

When you want to stay safe on the road, it's important to find a car that is packed with active safety features to reduce the risk of a collision. You can also find a model that comes with a backup camera to make it easier to avoid hitting objects that are behind your vehicle when you back up each time.

Backup cameras are easy to use because they immediately start working when you put your car in reverse. They also offer a large view behind the trunk to ensure you can quickly spot anything that may be in the…

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Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Overview

At Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center, we have a large selection of certified pre-owned Toyota models that are affordably priced. They are in great shape, thanks to a 160-point inspection process that gives our technicians great detail about what kind of maintenance or minor repairs should be done. To back this service, Toyota provides a 3-year bumper-to-bumper package along with 7-years of powertrain coverage.

Each CPO Toyota model at Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center has to be under 6 years old. There has to be less than 85,000 miles on the vehicle as well, to ensure that the vehicle is in…

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Spotlight on Efficiency Features: Toyota Corolla

Everybody wants an affordable car that's handsome, spacious and highly efficient. The Toyota Corolla ticks all of the boxes. What makes it so capable and economical? Our team at Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center has the answers.

Transmission That Constantly Adjusts

Like you, our wish is to commute daily without worries about optimal gear shifting while at the steering wheel. The Toyota Corolla's automatic Continuously Variable Transmission solves this problem. It does all of the shifting for you, optimizing different shift ratios. The result is a smooth ride that gets you further on

 

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Enjoying the Comfort and Performance of the Ford Ranger

Ford has really knocked it out of the park with the current design of the Ford Ranger. There are a number of adventure features that the Ranger and the latest version of the Bronco share, including their chassis design. With three different trim levels available (XL, XLT and Lariat), you can choose something that’s going to provide you with exactly what you’re looking for in the way of performance, technology and safety. Standard features across the board include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto technology, SiriusXM satellite radio, an 8-inch infotainment system with touchscreen 

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Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center Ford Expedition Technology

Technology is one of the features shoppers inquire about before purchasing an SUV. For the Explorer, this comes as a blend of style and the latest innovative features in the market. Whether you are looking for an SUV with the latest safety or connectivity tech, Explorer is one to consider.

Safety tech is one of the Ford priorities, geared towards ensuring you have safe travels any time of the day. These come the Co-Pilot 360, with carries stress-relieving packages to add your Nederland driving confidence. The best this is that you will have most of them standard

 

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Are Summer Tires Better Than All-Season Tires?

Summer tires have some significant advantages over all-season tires, especially when it comes to traction control in heavy rain and extreme heat. Whereas all-season tires are built to withstand snow and freezing temperatures, summer tires are built for performance on wet road conditions. You’ll get greater cornering, faster braking, and more acceleration using summer tires.

During summer months, it's important to stay in control, especially when rainy. While all-season tires also provide some traction control, they have a different design and use less sticky compounds in their 

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