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Ford Escape: Convenience Features to Brag About

Ford Escape delivers big on convenience features, with a major emphasis on in-cabin amenities, cargo space, safety tech and driver comfort. No wonder it's the most popular compact SUV on the market. It's hard for our Lakewood Happy Motors team to narrow down Escape's features to just two, but we managed to do so.

Configurable Seating & Cargo Space

Escape's 60/40-split second row has best-in-class legroom, so passengers can stretch their limbs during long commutes or excursions out of town. The second row lets you fold down just one seat, two...
 

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Pros and Cons of FWD and RWD Vehicles

Here at our dealership, we believe that all of you should be well-informed when it comes to making a decision about purchasing your next vehicle. Today, we're going to be highlighting the differences between Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel Drive so that you can make the right choice for you.

Front-Wheel Drive offers economy and traction. Front-Wheel Drive vehicles are typically lighter and can get better traction in rain and snow. However, they can be heavy in the nose, which can affect handling at

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Our Advice for Safely Jump Starting Someone's Car

As a helpful Lakewood-area driver, you would probably assist a stranger who needed a jump start. At Lakewood Happy Motors, we have tips to help you do it safely.

Turn off your car, locate your cables, and ensure that both cars' handbrakes are engaged. Find your positive cable, which is usually red, and follow this sequence. Clamp your positive cable to the other driver's positive battery terminal. Turn to your battery to connect the other positive clamp to your positive terminal. Next, connect your negative terminal and negative cable.

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Maintain Your Visibility This Winter

Those of us at Lakewood Happy Motors know how important it is to invest in your vehicle through regular maintenance checks. You know about oil changes and routine things like making sure the tires on the vehicle are properly inflated. What about preparing for the changing of the season? Driving in Lakewood, CO is not always an easy task, especially when roadways are altered due to winter weather.

Part of preparing for winter driving is to have the correct winter wiper blades installed on your windshield. There is never a good time to be left blinded by snow or ice…

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All Season vs. Snow Tires: Which Do You Need?

At our Lakewood used car dealership we want you to be well informed on which tires to use on your vehicle. With winter weather in sight, is your vehicle equipped with the appropriate tires for the conditions? Not sure whether you need all-season or winter tires? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

Mild Winter: All-Seasons. If you live in an area where the roads don't freeze and you only experience a slight hint of winter weather, then you are probably okay with just using all-season tires. 

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Decide on Your Price and Stick With It When Negotiating for Your Next Used Car

You are in for a lot of excitement if you are in the process of looking for a used car. It can be a great deal of fun to look at all of the possible options to find that one that you feel is best suited for you. At the same time, we want you to get the best value that you can for your dollar.

To do that, you will want to negotiate on the price. Know what you are willing to pay before you ever step foot in the showroom at Lakewood Happy Motors or elsewhere. That way…

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Your Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror: How Does it Work?

You probably have a vehicle that has an automatically-dimming rearview mirror installed, but do you really understand how this technology works? Most people take this safety and convenience feature for granted. Let's take a look at how the auto-dimming rearview mirror functions each day.

When the mirror is constructed, it is made with two panes of glass that have an electromagnetic gel running between the layers. A very low current of electricity will be able to pass through this gel as the mirror changes its level of dimming. 

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Making Quick Work Out of Cleaning Your Car

If it's a beautiful day outside, the last thing you want to be doing is cleaning out your vehicle. If you want to make quick work out of cleaning your car, take a look at our tips below.

Before you clean anything, make sure you take a garbage bag and remove any items that shouldn't be in your vehicle. This includes food containers, wrappers, beverage containers, tissues, papers, etc. Remove floor mats and shake them out thoroughly. Use a small, handheld vacuum to get under seats, clean the tops of seats, clean off flooring, and vacuum out the…

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Correct Roof Rack Usage

Regardless of the vehicle that you drive around town, if you need extra storage capacity, Lakewood Happy Motors can help you select a pre-owned vehicle that comes equipped with a roof rack. From racks that will carry bicycles to roof boxes that will make it easy to carry extra luggage, there's an option to satisfy every need.  

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It's A Smart Choice To Buy A Used Car

There are many new and used cars for you to take a look at when you visit Lakewood Happy Motors in Lakewood, CO. Purchasing any car is a major decision. Often it is difficult to know if you should buy a new or a used car. Here are some reasons why purchasing a used vehicle might be right for you.

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