Maximize Your Roof Rack Efficiency

To make full use of your vehicle's roof rack, make sure to follow some of these simple strategies. While roof racks might sound simple and easy to use, the truth is that they can cause a lot of problems if not used properly. That's why here at Lakewood Happy Motors we've decided to put together an easy to follow list of techniques.
  • Firstly, make sure to always remove your rack when you're not using it. While it may not seem like it, roof racks can cause drag and reduce your vehicle's fuel efficiency.
  • Second, always…
Read More
Categories:

What Is A Blind Spot Monitor?

If you are shopping for a new car, then it is a good idea for you to choose one that has a blind spot monitor. A blind-spot monitoring system uses a set of sensors that are located on your rear mirror. If the system senses that something is in your blind spot, then it will give you a visual or audible warning.

A blind-spot monitoring system will help you stay safe while you are driving. There are many accidents that occur because people could not tell that someone was in their blind spot. You will be able to react quickly…

Read More
Categories:

Take Care When Driving and Work to Reduce Distractions

It is so important to remember that driving is a serious task. Not only does your own well-being depend on you staying focused on the road, but that of your passengers and others around you do as well. This is why Lakewood Happy Motors would like to remind you of the importance of reducing distractions while driving.

If you have difficulty focusing while driving, ask your passengers for help. Encourage them to keep your mind on the road. Do not get too involved in a conversation, as this can detract you from things that are happening around you on the…

Read More
Categories:

Do You Want to Refinance or Trade-In Your Car?

The car you could once afford now drains your budget. Sadly, personal financial situations can be upending without warning, even less than a year after buying a car. Options exist for owners wondering how to deal with the situation. Refinancing and trade-in plans are conventional ones. Which one of the two options should a driver in Lakewood take?

A car that won't remain operational much longer isn't a good candidate for refinancing. Lenders might not want to deal with a vehicle that won't last another year or so. An aged car could be best used as a…

Read More
Categories:

Explore the Quality of a Used Car at Lakewood Happy Motors

At Lakewood Happy Motors we serve many car buyers who prefer to purchase pre-owned vehicles. A used car offers value in many ways, and there is a transparency about the car's performance that isn't often found with new vehicles.

Consider the fact that we inspect all of our used vehicles for quality before we offer them for sale. Each pre-owned car must pass all points of inspection. A CarFax report may also be available on select used cars, and many of the ones we offer are late model and low mileage. You know what you are getting into…

Read More
Categories:

Latching Seats For Your Children

When you begin the process of installing a car seat for your child, you need to look at the seats in your car so that you choose the best location. Older children can usually sit in seats near the doors, but babies and toddlers should sit in the middle seat.

Use the belt in your vehicle when securing the seat so that it's in the proper position. The belt will go through the rear area of the seat and latch in the buckle. There are usually arrows showing where the belt should go, and Lakewood Happy Motors can offer…

Read More
Categories:

Two Solid Reasons To Start Using A Dash Cam

Actual footage of any car accident will always stand up better in court than spoken testimony. Recordings of driver activities can provide irrefutable evidence of either fault or innocence. Surprisingly, however, there's actually a very vast range of benefits of that motorists can enjoy by investing in dash cams. At Lakewood Happy Motors, we're committed to helping locals get the most from innovative and increasingly popular auto accessories such as these.

Capture Footage While You're Away From Your Vehicle

One of the greatest attributes of dash cams is 

Read More
Categories:

Be Safer With An Emergency Roadside Kit

Imagine being in a spot where you don’t have the emergency resources you require to stay safe while out on the road. It is a scary thing to think about for too long, and you probably don’t want to spend too much time dwelling on it. You don’t have to if you just allow yourself some time to purchase a few essentials to keep you safe while out on the road. Yes, this will cost you some money to make happen, but it will be well worth it when you have everything that you require to remain…

Read More
Categories:

Ford Explorer Offers Excellent Design

The Ford Explorer is a large, full-sized SUV. This four-door vehicle can easily sit up to 6 or 7 average-sized adults depending on the model. It's a capable SUV that can tow and haul with the best of them. Here at Lakewood Happy Motors, we want our customers to know all about the excellent design choices of the Explorer.

The Explorer gets a dynamic redesign for 2020. On the outside, this includes a pair of dynamic headlamps. These signature lamps are LED for bright, powerful light that can cut through the darkest nights.

The interior is impeccably designed as…

Read More
Categories:

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...
 

Read More
Categories: