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It's Dangerous to Go Alone -- Take the 2017 Jeep Compass

We probably don't need to tell you that the 2017 Jeep Compass, as a Jeep model, is comfortable handling dirt roads, but we feel it's important to note that the Jeep Compass is also a steadfast guardian in addition to being an adventurer.

With over 70 available safety and security features, the all-new Jeep Compass is designed to help defend you from life's unexpected dangers on the road. A high-strength steel frame and a sophisticated system of airbags help ensure that you and your passengers stay safe.

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Chevy Pulls Out All the Stops for Incredible 2017 Corvette

Might you be in the market for a high-octane sports car?

Well, if so, we here at Ramey Auto Group would be quick to recommend one of ours -- the 2017 Chevrolet Corvette.

"Why's that?" you wonder.

Team up with Kelley Blue Book Senior Associate Video Editor Zach Vlasuk to find out; his critique of the Corvette is as follows:

Though there are certainly no bad apples within the Corvette's engine lineup, arguably none can compare to the available 6.2-liter supercharged V8.

Offered exclusively with the top-tier Z06 trim, this super-V8 pushes out a prodigious 650 horsepower and…

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What Goes in Your Roadside Emergency Kit?

You've got a great car that you're taking out on the road regularly. Aside from regular oil changes and checkups here at the dealership, what other precautions can you take to make sure you're always prepared while out on the road?
This is where your standard roadside emergency kit comes from. People often order their kit as a set, but it's also easy to shop for your own favorite supplies to store in a case of an emergency.
Here's what your emergency kit should contain:
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2018 Chevrolet Equinox is the Tardis of Compact Crossovers

By now, you’re sure to have heard that the Chevrolet Equinox is arriving all-new for the 2018 model year. Better yet, it’s arriving now in dealerships around the country, meaning it’s time for us to tell you all about how it drives, and the features it has on tap. After losing 400 lbs., and getting a visual update that puts in line with other new members of the brand’s stable, it’s got a lot to offer.

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Tips On What To Look For When Checking Brakes

When you're driving and in a bad situation, the two things that you can control are the wheel and the brakes. If your wheel isn't working, you can't move out of the way, and if your brakes don't work you can't stop your car. Here are some common factors to look for when checking your brakes.

The first and foremost is the high pitched sound. You might think that it's the other cars around you, but if you pay attention to when you use your brake it might be you. Some of you might…
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Take Care of That Crack!

Most of us have gotten a rock chip -- if you drive anywhere-it's inevitable. And it's a pain. But, if you catch it right away, it won't grow into that giant crack that we all dread. So, the best course to take is, to take your car in ASAP when you get a fresh crack, and your windshield specialist will inject it with a liquid bond. This is what prevents it from cracking further. After all, a crack is much cheaper to fix than an entire windshield.
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Do I need Synthetic or Conventional Oil?

Everyone knows that you need to change your oil as part of your car’s regular, routine maintenance, and most people know that their manual will tell them what viscosity to use. What you might not know, however, is whether you should use synthetic or conventional oil, or which one is right for you and your car’s needs.

The first thing to know when making this decision is what the difference is between the two kinds. Synthetic oils, as you might imagine, are a careful blend of laboratory-created lubricants and chemicals designed to meet or exceed the needs of…

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The Importance of Oil in Regular Vehicle Maintenance

While your vehicle might require some fine tune ups from time to time, the one thing you can always count on needing is an oil change. All those moving parts in your hard working engine need lubrication. Without proper lubrication your engine will produce too much friction which will lead to eventual overheating and deterioration.

When you take your vehicle for its oil change, understanding the difference between synthetic and conventional oil is important. Synthetic oil has been engineered precisely to offer the best lubrication for your engine.

 

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