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  • If your beloved ride is just a feature or two short of perfection take matters into your own hands this year, because nowadays there is a staggering array of upgrades available to make your vehicle exactly the way you want it. For best results, focus on features that you will use every day and if you are stuck for ideas consider the following, all of which will provide a considerable boost to your vehicle’s value. New tires No element of your vehicle will have a greater impact on its overall performance and value than its tires, so if your tires ...

  • Improving your vehicle’s fuel efficiency can save you a fortune over the course of the year and even just a few savvy moves can make the world of difference, so start making the most of every precious drop of fuel by keeping the following clever tips in mind. Top up the tank Your vehicle needs a clean supply of fuel to be operating at its best; however, if you are running on empty, crud and gunk that has accumulated at the bottom of your fuel tank can be sucked up into your engine, reducing your fuel efficiency significantly. For best ...

  • The best way to find out if a vehicle is right for you is by taking it for a test drive because nothing compares to being behind the wheel yourself; however, to really get to know any vehicle you need to know what to look for. Make finding your dream ride a whole lot easier by keeping the following check list in mind. Accessibility Is it easy to get in and out of the vehicle? Will it be easy for your passengers to do so as well? Do you need a key to gain access or can you do so ...

  • Your tires play a crucial role in your vehicle’s overall performance, but unless they are in good condition you will be taking your life in your hands every time you hit the road. The following are a few tell-tale signs that you need new tires, so be sure that you are keeping a close eye on your all-important rubber and taking action to replace your tires whenever necessary. Poor handling If your vehicle is starting to slide around or is vibrating a little more than usual there is a good chance that your tires are the problem. A vehicle with ...

  • The only vehicle worth driving is one that can keep you and your passengers safe but unless you know which features and qualities to look for finding a safe vehicle can be easier said than done. Here is a brief look at a few of the easiest ways to ensure that your next vehicle can keep you and your loved ones protected. Prioritise quality tires Few elements of a vehicle will do more to keep you safe than its tires, so inspect that rubber closely and regularly. Not only should those tires be free from cracks, blisters, bulges and cuts, ...

  • Getting the best out of any vehicle requires an investment of time, effort and common sense; after all, your vehicle is essentially a high tech tool and the better you know how to use it the more it will benefit you. To get the most out of your vehicle this year keep the following tips in mind. Warm it up Giving your vehicle a few minutes to warm up before you hit the road will ensure that your engine’s many parts are properly lubricated and ready to work the way they were designed to. This is particularly important during winter ...

  • Getting a great deal on a trade in can make upgrading to a better vehicle a whole lot easier, but rather than just hope you get a good price for your current ride, make sure of it by putting some time and effort into preparing your vehicle. For best results, keep the following key elements in mind. Invest in detailing The way your vehicle looks will have a dramatic impact on its trade in value, making it wise to invest in some professional detailing. A comprehensive detailing package will usually include washing and polishing the exterior of the vehicle as ...

  • Staying safe on the roads this winter should be front and centre in every driver’s mind, because apart from keeping you and your passengers safe you should also be doing everything you can to avoid endangering others. The following tips will help you stay safe on the roads this winter regardless of how challenging the conditions may get. Prepare your vehicle If you haven’t already done so, have a qualified mechanic thoroughly inspect your vehicle before you even consider heading out onto winter roads. You will need everything from your defrost and wipers to your battery and engine to be ...

  • Finding your perfect vehicle can take plenty of time and effort, though the hardest part is often deciding how you will pay for it. Dealership financing can be a fantastic option for a wide range of people and situations; let’s take a look at a few of the benefits you can expect. Lower rates Dealerships tend to offer far lower interest rates than you will get from the banks; this is in large part due to the fact that dealerships have relationships with a vast array of lending institutions, so they can essentially shop around and find the best deal ...

  • Finding the perfect car requires time, effort and restraint, because the right car for you is unlikely to be the one that first catches your eye. Regardless of whether you need a vehicle for camping, towing, off-roading or gentle Sunday driving, establish a clear set of priorities and keep the following elements in mind. Budget Before you even start looking for a car establish a budget that you can afford and be sure to consider the true cost of ownership, because factors like fuel efficiency, insurance, maintenance and repairs can make a huge difference to the overall cost. Whether you ...