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Which Is Best for You: 4-Wheel Drive or All-Wheel Drive?

It is easy to get mixed up in regard to the differences between an all-wheel-drive and 4-wheel drive on your vehicle. When you visit Car Express, we can go over the differences with you and explain why you might want to choose one over the other.

One way you can tell the difference is the type of vehicle that you would prefer to buy. Crossovers and cars from most manufacturers will have all-wheel drive, while pickups and SUVs that are larger will come with the 4-wheel drive. The difference lies in the use that you are going to put the…

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What Should I Pack in the Car for Safe Holiday Travels?

If you are able to pack the right things for your long holiday road trip, you have a better chance of arriving there safely. This guide will help you to select the right items to pack in your vehicle for those little emergencies that could spring up during your journey.
  • Make sure the spare tire has air, pack some cans of fix-a-flat, and be sure the tire jack is complete and in working condition.
  • Bring a small bag with assorted tools like a hammer, wrenches, wire cutters, scissors, and vise-grips.
  • Pack a gas can and jumper cables because most people…
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How to Properly Adjust Your Mirrors

New technology has made things like backing up a lot easier without use of your mirrors. But using your side mirrors work best when it comes to looking at your blind spot. In order to use your mirrors most effectively they have to be adjusted to the driver. Here's a guide to adjusting your mirrors.

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Get Your Car Ready for the Cold During Fall Car Care Month

Getting your car ready for colder weather while it's still relatively mild outside is a great way to ensure your safety. Since October is Fall Car Care Month it's the perfect time to get some basic maintenance procedures performed on your car. The Car Care Council recommends these tips to keep your vehicle running safely and efficiently.

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Be Car Smart

There are things every driver should know how to do to their car that aren't taught in driver's ed. In an emergency situation it's best to know how to quickly get your car back in a condition to drive, if possible. These things include:

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Tips to Keep Your Car Organized

Having a cluttered car can make you not even want to drive. But, you can get organized with a few easy and budget friendly steps. You'll no longer feel embarrassed to have friends and family ride with and you'll be excited to get behind the wheel again. These tips include:

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Practical Family Vehicles Are More Fun Than a Classic Sports Car

Many families in the Chattanooga area choose to purchase pre-owned minivans or SUVs that only have a few years on them. Often, this is the most practical and economical choice—a recent-year used vehicle saves money over buying new, and vans and SUVs are spacious and safe.

Your car-enthusiast neighbor, cruising around town in their classic 1960 Chevy Corvette sport convertible, might scoff at your mundane selection, however.

While a classic...

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What Does a Safe Headrest Look Like?

When you're browsing for pre-owned vehicles in Chattanooga, you may not be thinking too much about the headrests, beyond how comfortable they are. But there is an exacting science behind what makes a good headrest for preventing neck injury in the event of a rear-end collision.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recommends that a headrest (which they call a "head restraint") be positioned no lower than 3.5 inches below the top of your head. If you are tall, and the headrest cannot be adjust that high, you may want to find another vehicle for your neck's…

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