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Did you know that along Colorado’s Front Range there are only three months out of the year that don’t average at least one inch of snow? Choosing a used car in Colorado can be tricky, especially if you’re looking for something that you can drive to and from work, in changing weather, all year long. Here are our top picks for Colorado cars that won’t leave your wheels spinning when the storm moves in:

BMW X5

BMW X5The BMW X5 SUV is a popular choice among Colorado drivers due to its sporty exterior and world-class AWD system (xDrive) that keeps things steady in the snow. The X5 is a stylish and versatile daily driver that can handle anything around town, or in the back country, no matter the weather. Check out this Denver Post ‘Sunday Drive’ column for more detail [...]

Fort Collins cars can face unique challenges given our snowy winters and warm, dry summers. Fort Collins car owners want something that can handle the ever changing weather while getting them up the mountain, or to the office. Here are our picks for the top cars Fort Collins drivers love.

Cadillac CTS

Cadillac CTSThe Cadillac CTS sport sedan is currently ranked #1 in the large luxury cars category by US News rankings, and it’s also a car we love due to its performance and versatility. The engine options range from a turbocharged four cylinder to a twin-turbo V6 for powering up mountain roads, and the remote start option means you’ll never have to suffer through winter morning warm-ups. Available in RWD or AWD configurations, the CTS offers luxury, performance and safety for almost any northern Colorado driver. Ford Mustang

Let’s be honest, given Colorado’s often-unpredictable winter weather, performance cars are at their best in the summertime. Weston Auto Gallery, a Fort Collins, Colorado dealership, helps many customers looking for a car to tear up pavement in the summer, but keep under wraps when the blizzard hits. With that in mind, here’s our list of top performance cars perfect for northern Colorado summers.

BMW M3

BMW M3Quite frankly, when properly equipped the BMW M3 can be a great year-round vehicle, but rear-wheel-drive and loads of torque make them much more fun on dry pavement. With upwards of 414hp, recent models score very well in both performance and safety. Compared to some performance cars, many M3 models offer decent fuel economy too, making them a great choice for high summer gas prices. Used M3s have been selling well at Colorado dealerships [...]

Shopping for cars close to homeWhen looking for a used car, do you spend days scouring car dealers 50 miles in every direction? Is it always wise to dive across the state (or to another state) to find the best deal on a used car? What are the benefits of buying close to home? Generally, if you’re in Ft Collins or the surrounding area, we think it’s usually best to find an auto dealer in Northern Colorado for the following reasons:

 

Transportation Costs

It can be very expensive to transport a car, whether you’re driving it yourself or having it shipped. If you’re shying away from Fort Collins to try and find a better deal elsewhere, it’s worth considering the costs you’ll encounter getting it home. Not to mention the cost accrued by driving hundreds of miles just to [...]

While Colorado drivers want a car that can get them safely around in the ice and snow, most also want to enjoy everything that Colorado summers have to offer. As much as we play hard during the winter, we also like to have fun in the sun, so here are five of Colorado’s top used cars that we recommend for summer excitement.

 

Jeep Wrangler

Jeep WranglerNothing says ‘off-road’ like a Jeep. The Wrangler sells well in Colorado due to its versatility and ruggedness. Sure it’s great in the snow, but it will also take you anywhere you want to go in the summer. We like the 2012 & 2013 models over the previous few years’ models due to some minor upgrades and improvements. When it comes to Colorado used cars you can get off the pavement with, there’s not [...]

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