How to Avoid a Tire Blowout

A tire blowout is one of the most dangerous things that can happen while driving. This sudden and unexpected event can cause you to lose control of your vehicle, resulting in a collision or serious injury. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to minimize the risk of a tire blowout.

Inspect Your Tires Regularly

One of the best ways to avoid a tire blowout is to inspect your tires regularly for any signs of wear or damage. Look for any cracks, bulges, or bald spots on the sidewalls of your tires, as these are all signs that it…

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Winterize Your Vehicle with a Winter Survival Kit

Winter can be a difficult time of year when it comes to car maintenance and even traveling. Snow, ice, and extreme weather conditions can make the roads dangerous, so it is important to be prepared. The best way to do this is by creating a winter survival kit that you can always keep in your vehicle. Let's break down what items you need for your winter survival kit.

What to Have in Your Winter Survival Kit

The first item you should include in your winter survival kit is an ice scraper and a snowbrush. This will help clear windows…

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What can Drivers Expect with Apple CarPlay?

Apple CarPlay is a revolutionary technology that allows drivers to access their iPhone’s features while driving. It is designed to provide an easy and safe way to use the phone while on the road. The technology is available in many new cars, including those from Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, and more.

Using Apple CarPlay is simple. All you need to do is connect your iPhone to the car’s USB port. Once connected, you can access your music, make phone calls, send and receive text messages, get directions, and more. The interface is designed to be easy to…

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Choosing the Right Car Seat for Your Child

Here are the car seats you will need.

Infant Car Seat

Infant car seats get designed to carry babies from birth until they reach two years of age. This seat is appropriate when they are within the weight of about 4lbs up to 40lbs.

Toddler Car Seat

Once your child is around two years of age, they should be ready for the front-facing toddler seat with a 5-point harness. This carrier applies from two to six years of age or a weight range of 20 to 65 lbs. This seat is constructed to face the front and gets used for…

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Check Out These Car Detailing Tips!

Our team at Lakewood Happy Motors is available to answer questions and give tips about detailing your vehicle year-round! When you are ready to detail your vehicle, there are a few things you can do to make sure that your vehicle always looks wonderful.

When detailing the interior of your vehicle, grab everything in your vehicle and separate it into piles for trash or things you want to keep. Take the things you want to keep into your house or put those things in a bin or box in the trunk. A toothbrush works great to get into the 

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Tips for Choosing Your Teen's First Vehicle!

Our team at Lakewood Happy Motors has compiled a great list of things you should consider when looking for a vehicle for your teenager. Not only should you consider budget, but it is also important to put safety as a priority when looking for a first vehicle.

When checking out cars for your teenager, it is important to look for something that falls within a comfortable budget. Consider how much you and your teenager want to use as a down payment and also how much the monthly payment is 

 

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Auto Finance Terminology to Know

Are you preparing to purchase a vehicle? You've likely seen various terms related to the auto financing process that can seem confusing. To help you deepen your knowledge, we're going to share five common auto finance terminology to know about.

1. Debt-to-Income: This is a percentage that shows a borrower's monthly debt payments compared to their gross income. This is one factor used to determine your creditworthiness.

2. APR: This is a yearly interest rate that includes the total fees and expenses paid to acquire the loan.

 

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Essential Test Driving Tips

At Lakewood Happy Motors, we are always ready to give our customers a test drive. Test driving is important to ensure your automobile is in good condition and fits your needs and preferences. It is also relevant for making a final purchasing decision. Here are some tips for your next test drive near Denver.

Before starting the test drive, take some time to understand the dealership's terms and conditions for test driving. Continue with the test only if you are comfortable with the policy. 

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Android Auto Brings Technology to Your Vehicle

If you’re a driver who hates the idea of not having your phone with you or not having service while on the road, Android Auto is the thing you want to have. If you have an Android phone or Android device, you’ll be able to connect the phone or device to your vehicle and enjoy its technology wherever you go.

Once you’ve determine that your vehicle is compatible to Android Auto, all you have to do is download the Android Auto app onto your phone. 

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