Breathe Easier with a Used Car Purchase

Some people want a car that's in pristine condition when they buy it, but some people value a great deal more. If you find that you're in the latter group, you should find a used car that you'll love. Getting a used car is a great ideal for many reasons, and at Lakewood Happy Motors, we're excited to tell you more about them.

First of all, if you plan on giving the vehicle to your teenager or taking it off road, then you'll appreciate that you can breathe a little bit easier with a used…

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Why Should You Consider Buying a Hatchback?

If you are looking for a vehicle that is compact yet offers plenty of storage space, you should strongly consider buying a hatchback. Hatchbacks differ from sedans in that they don’t have a separate passenger and storage compartments. Instead, the vehicle simply flows from the cabin to the hatch or lift gate in the back.

In most cases, rear seats can be folded down to allow for additional space to fit sporting equipment or other large items. Hatchbacks tend to be smaller than traditional sedans, which makes them easier to navigate on 

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Technology Features of the Ford F-150

Are you currently in the market to purchase a new truck this year? Is technology an aspect you consider when choosing a vehicle? If so, the Ford F-150 could be the perfect vehicle for you to consider purchasing.

The Ford F-150 is equipped with a wide array of technology features that will keep you connected while you are on the go. The Ford Co-Pilot 360 is a technology feature that is designed to help you navigate on crowded roads more efficiently. Blind Spot Information System and a rear view camera are just two of the features that Ford Co-Pilot 360…

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Get Seated In A Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer is a remarkable automobile, and it exhibits powerful good-looks. This ruggedly gorgeous exterior hosts bold contours as well as LED lighting. The interior can seat as many as seven people. There's up to 87.8 cubic-feet of cargo space when the rear seats are folded down. The Explorer even offers an advanced four-wheel drive system

Advanced technology is a must, and few SUVs can do it better than this machine. The Ford Explorer comes equipped with wireless charging straight from the opening gate. Your passengers can visit social media sites or check 

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The Capabilities of the New Ford Super Duty

The 2020 Ford Super Duty is an improvement on the already durable Super Duty model that was released for 2019. The new 2020 Super Duty is now more capable than ever and includes a new V8 engine in addition to an improved PowerStroke engine. Separated into the F-250, F-350, and F-450 main trims, the 2020 Super Duty lineup is offered in many configurations for customers to match with their needs.

Rugged Features

The 2020 Ford Super Duty lineup gets far more rugged as customers sift through the 18 total configurations. 

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How to Help a Driver With a Dead Battery

If you were ever helped by another driver when you had a dead battery in Lakewood, you probably want to know how you can do the same for others. At Lakewood Happy Motors, we recommend keeping a set of jumper cables in your trunk for emergencies.

You need to use the parking brake on both vehicles, and put them in neutral or park. One red clip should be attached to the dead battery's positive terminal and the other clip to yours.

One black clip should be attached to the negative terminal on your battery. 

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Why Use a Dash Cam?

A dash cam is a useful tool that everyone should have in their car. Your dash cam can help you fight insurance fraud. It is estimated that $40 billion are lost each year due to insurance fraud. The footage on the dash cam be used as proof of evidence.

A dash cam allows you to watch your car while you are away. If someone hits your car or attempts to steal it, then you will have the evidence that you need. You can even submit the footage to the insurance company to provide evidence of the damage.

 

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Harness iPhone Power with Apple CarPlay

Driving while distracted is a major cause of accidents. At Lakewood Happy Motors, we want you to remain safe on the road at all times. Apple CarPlay is an innovative way to enjoy many benefits of your iPhone while keeping your eyes on the road.

Taking a road trip is a demanding enterprise bound to be full of surprises. When the road takes you in new directions, CarPlay lets you access directions including suggestions. Get ready to say goodbye to driving around for hours in search of food, gas, 

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A Simple Guide to Replacing a Flat Tire

A flat tire can completely derail your vacation, road trip, or family get-together. But if you've got the right tools and expertise, you can change a flat tire and be back on the road in no time. Here's a simple guide to changing your flat on the side of the highway.

First off, make sure it's safe and pull over to the side of the road. Remove the hub cap (if your car has them) and use a wrench to loosen the lug nuts. Don't remove them just yet. Lift the car with a jack, then…

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Oversteer and Understeer - What it Does and How to Correct It

If you’ve ever turned the wheel of your car only to have the car turn sharper than you wanted, you’ve experienced oversteer. Understeer, on the other hand, is when the car doesn’t turn as sharply as you hoped. Both can be problematic, and both can be corrected. Our team at Lakewood Happy Motors are professionals qualified to help you and offer you automotive advice.

Oversteer can be corrected by:

•Raising back tire pressure
•Lowering front tire pressure
•Raising the front end and lowering the back end
•Installing narrower tires in the front
•Installing wider tires in the…

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