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Trust Your Instincts When Choosing a Used Car

It's important to National Auto Plaza that we provide the community with information that is helpful. Are you considering a used car purchase?

Most people choose classified ads when searching for a used car. However, there are plenty of websites that offer used cars for sale, which allows you to search using multiple locations. In fact, Facebook Marketplace has become very popular. Often times, people choose a car that is unaffordable, which typically does not end well. Be sure to establish a budget on the price you want to pay.  

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Using the Right Products for Fuel Efficiency

Avoid putting aftermarket products in your vehicle if you want to increase your fuel economy. These tend to quickly get absorbed without really doing any good for your vehicle. They can sometimes do more harm as they could clog your fuel filter, decreasing your fuel economy.

Use resources that are online to find the best gas stations. Avoid using stations that feature much lower prices than other businesses, as they might not have the best quality of gas to offer. Try to find stations that seem as though they are in competition with others but that also offer lower prices…

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Is the Android Auto System Voice Activated?

When the Android Auto System was first imagined, it was to include a voice activation option. However, during its first release, voice activation had not yet been perfected. Once the technology for voice activation came online, Google was quick to add it to the Android Auto System’s capability.

At first, the Android Auto System depended on a push-button mechanism. Soon, that mechanism moved to the steering wheel to help the driver keep their eyes on the road. Today, the Android Auto System can activate either through the steering wheel controls or via voice command.  

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Different Types of Bed Liners, According to Difficulty

When choosing a bed liner, one of the factors you have to look at is the difficulty. Sometimes, you might want an easier truck bed liner because of the time it might take to put in the material. This is especially for people who lead a very busy life.

One of the easier types of truck bed liners are the drop-in liners. They are also cheaper. All you have to do is drop them in and then fasten them with bolts. Then another type of liner to use is the spray-in liner.  

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Buying Used: More Knowledge At A Better Price

Who would want to pass up having more information about something they want to buy and paying a better price for it at the same time? That is what you get when you decide to buy a vehicle used rather than new.

In Utah, there are a lot of dealerships that want to sell you a new car. They can generate a bigger profit margin for themselves if you take the bait and go ahead and buy a new car. However, you have to realize that the best thing for you to do is actually to purchase something used. This…

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Choosing a Safe Car for your Teenager

Regardless of the budget you're working with, selecting a car that can protect your newly licensed teenager can help you have peace of mind. Several factors have been shown to keep young drivers safer, and National Auto Plaza can help you understand things to consider when purchasing a car.

Smaller cars tend to be driven faster, so selecting a larger vehicle for your teenager is important. It should have a high safety rating and have Electronic Stability Control so that they can have extra help in difficult situations. 

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Why Should You Buy A Crossover?

Has your old, reliable vehicle finally given up? Are you in the market for something new-to-you that you can rely on each day? If so, how about a crossover SUV? This type of vehicle has really gained a lot of popularity in recent years thanks to how practical it is. Many of the current manufacturers have a crossover as part of their lineup. It might take some research and shopping around to narrow down your search, but a crossover is a great option for new drivers and more experienced drivers alike. 

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How a Rearview Camera Enhances Your Safety

Here at National Auto Plaza, we want you to have the latest information about your vehicle's safety features. The more you know, the more you understand what safety features are best for yourself and your family.

Rearview cameras are now being included in vehicles to show drivers what's behind their rear bumper that they can't see. Studies have shown that nearly 57 percent of drivers with rearview cameras installed in their vehicle were able to avoid hitting or backing over stationary objects they weren't able to see using their mirrors. 

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Get the Facts With a Vehicle History Report

You may be considering your next used car, but you may also have questions about the history of the vehicle before it enters your hands. At our dealership, we want to make sure that our customers have an informed choice when selecting their next vehicle.

A vehicle history report can give you the facts that you need to make your decision. Based on the vehicle's unique VIN or vehicle information number, this kind of report can tell you about the type of title a car has, its accident history and its previous ownership record. 

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Payload and Towing: Is There a Difference?

If you think payload and towing are the same thing, you're wrong, but you're not alone. Many people don't know the difference and use the terms interchangeably. 

Your truck's payload is what can carry inside, including people and cargo. Towing capacity is what it can pull with a trailer. Payload ability is usually less than towing because with towing, the weight isn’t bearing on the vehicle directly. 

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