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Why Should You Consider a Crossover?

Finding a vehicle that suits your needs can be a challenge, especially when those needs are changing. Here at Motor City in Lafayette, LA, we want you to be an informed consumer. Buying a crossover may be just the style vehicle you are looking for. Why should you consider a crossover?

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How to Handle a Car Accident

When you are in an auto accident and you aren't sure what to do, the first thing is to make sure you are safe. If you are hurt and can call for help, call the police right away. Once you know that you aren't injured, look for others involved in the accident who might be.

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Cleaning Your Headlights

Even if you're fastidious in washing your vehicle weekly, your headlights may still be dirty. The seal inside your headlights can weaken, allowing in moisture and fine particulates of dust, obscuring your headlights' ability to illuminate the road ahead. The exteriors can also become scratched and stained from what they encounter while driving.

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Floor Mats: Compare All-Weather versus Carpet

The floor mats that you have in your car, truck, or SUV can vary. In Lafayette, LA, you never know what kind of weather you’re going to deal with. At Motor City, we’ll take a closer look at what is right for you.

Traffic is something you have to look at. 

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Knowing When to Replace the Brakes

Brakes are something that you need to be very aware of. It is important to know when you are going to have to do something with the brakes of your vehicle. Fortunately, there are steps that can help you determine when you should replace the brakes on your vehicle.

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Android Auto Keeps You Connected

When you are driving, you need to keep your attention on the road, but you also need to stay connected. Android Auto gives you a way to do both using your Android device.

This system allows you to integrate your car’s control system with your phone.

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How to Use the Roof Rack Feature on an SUV

There is no question that SUVs are popular cars for families to travel in. One of the main reasons for that is because they offer extra room. Part of the reason for that would be because they often have a luggage rack. Here are steps to consider for using your SUV’s luggage rack effectively:

Step One

Measure the size of the box or bag efficiently. 

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Off-Roading Skill Tips

Anyone desiring to learn off-roading skills has a wealth of resources at their disposal. Online forums feature conversations and Q and A sessions between experienced and novice drivers. Many communities have off-road clubs that get together as a means of sharing the common interest. Experienced drivers are often more than willing to take novice drivers out on the trails to teach the skills needed to enjoy the sport safely.

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Is Understeer or Oversteer Better?

Oversteer and understeer are terms that are frequently used in the car industry. Each term describes the physics of the vehicle under turning conditions. You may have even experienced one or both of these occurrences without even knowing it. Find out what these terms mean and whether one is preferred over the other.

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Top Tips to Prevent Car Theft

If you are concerned about your car being stolen, there are ways to keep it safe while in Lafayette. At Motor City, we want to provide you with ways to protect the investment made in your vehicle. For example, you can install an anti-theft system that will deter criminals from targeting your vehicle.

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