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The Benefits of Buying a Used Car

At State College Motors, we believe that it is important to understand the pros and cons of buying a used car. One of the benefits of doing so is having a larger selection of vehicles than you can buy from a dealer or private party.

When you have a larger selection of vehicles to choose from, it becomes easier to find a car that meets your needs and your budget. In most cases, you can get loans for used cars from our dealership or from your preferred lender online or over the phone. Typically, the loan term is shorter, which…

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What is the Purpose of Brake Fluid?

The laws of physics play a huge role in making a car stop. Most people don't understand the physics of stopping power, but they do know brake parts only work when in good shape. The average driver, however, might not know how vital brake fluid is. Without a proper level of fluid in the lines, the brakes might not work well, if at all. The role brake fluid plays, while important, isn't complicated to grasp. 

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How Under-inflated Tires Can Make Things Harder for You

It is more common than you think for people to ride around with under-inflated tires. Even though it may not feel that much different to those drivers, they are actually exposing themselves to many issues that come with tires that are not inflated to the recommended level of air pressure. This leaves them with a lot of potential issues.

One of the issues you are going to be facing with under-inflated tires is some extra friction on the road with your vehicle. This leads to the type of heat in the tire that speeds up the wear and tear on…

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Avoiding Hydroplaning Will Protect Your Vehicle and Yourself

Hydroplaning can occur for a few seconds before you regain control of your vehicle. It can also occur so severely that you end up being involved in an accident. You might not have seen that there was water up ahead, but many people think that their vehicle will simply be able to drive right through the affected area. Here are some tips that you can use to avoid hydroplaning next time you're caught in the rain:

  • Don't try to make a quick or sharp turn once you are in the affected area. You'll want to stay straight…
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Enjoying the Special Package of the Audi S5 Sportback

One of the selling features of a vehicle is the type of packages that are available for it. When it comes to the Audi S5 at State College Motors, there are packages that are worth looking into which will give our customers unique experiences with their Audi S5 Sportback.

The package that is worth taking a look at with the Audi S5 Sportback is the Black Optic Package. This brings some special designs such as the 20-inch wheels that are finished in Matte Titanium. This is one of the many special features of the Audi S5 Sportback Black Optic Package…

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Audi Q3's Technological Advancements & How You Can Benefit

The 2019 Audi Q3 is the prime example of what a crossover vehicle should be. This particular automobile is a mixture of an SUV and a sedan. The Q3 offers a good amount of cargo space, plenty of seating and adorable good-looks. So, what about the vehicle's advancements in technology?

You wouldn't have to look any further because Audi has laced this crossover with an abundance of techno gadgets. To get a 360-degree view of the vehicle and its surroundings, then all you'll need to do is access the available top-view camera. 

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The Audi e-tron Electric SUV Impresses

The Audi e-tron hits the market as the first fully electric SUV offered by the famous manufacturer. Anyone who thinks of electric cars solely as compact models or sedans is mistaken. Audi delivers a powerful new vehicle that changes the face of the SUV market.

One remarkable feature associated with the e-tron is its five modes of air suspension. One mode supports off-road travel. Yes, there's an electric SUV capable of hitting rough off-road terrain. Sportive drivers might find this feature perfect. They'll also feel impressed with the 2,000lb towing capacity. 

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The myAudi App Suite Changes Tech-Based Driving

A smartphone can do a lot more than place calls and send text messages. Installing apps expands what you can do with the device. If you drive an Audi, you can take your smartphone to the next level by taking advantage of myAudi apps. The app suite allows you to access programs on your smartphone and use them with the car.

How helpful are the programs? Well, one program allows you to find your car. Among the most annoying and frightening situations involves forgetting where you parked. Don't find yourself in that situation anymore. Access the app to locate…

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What to Know About Repairing Flat Tires

A tire can go flat without warning. For instance, it could hit a piece of debris on a road or while backing out of a driveway. Without proper tire pressure, it will be difficult or impossible to operate your vehicle properly. Therefore, it is important that you know how to repair a flat tire.

The first step is to find the spare tire and the jack that will be used to elevate the vehicle. Be sure to put the jack on a flat ground so that the vehicle doesn't tip over. From there, you simply remove the lug nuts…

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Move Over Laws are in Effect

At State College Motors, we want to make sure that all of our customers are getting onto the road, fully aware of all of the laws. “Move Over” laws have been around for a while, though over 70% of drivers don’t know anything about them.

Move Over laws are simple. If you see any kind of emergency vehicle with lights on parked or stopped next to the road, make a lane change. This way, you give them the necessary room to work. Law enforcement officers have been killed because of traffic-related accidents, so this law is in place to…

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