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:
The 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 [...]
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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.
The 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 [...]
Auto repair and maintenance can seem costly and overwhelming, but thankfully there are some maintenance tasks that anyone can accomplish. Simply maintaining air pressure in your tires, topping off fluids and keeping your air filter clean can extend the life of your car, improve gas mileage, help boost resale value and keep you out of the repair shop.
Check the Tires
Car tires are the point of contact between you and the road, but many people don’t pay attention to their car tires’ condition or pressure until there’s a problem. This can lead to a significant reduction in gas mileage, quicker wear and even flat tires. Always check your car’s tire pressure when the tire is ‘cold,’ meaning the car hasn’t recently been driven more than a mile or two. This ensures the air in the [...]
Like a lot of parents, you may think that the best cars for teenagers are no cars at all. But, if you can’t keep your teenager out from behind the wheel, you’re probably looking for help finding the safest car for your teen. Car insurance for teenagers can cost a small fortune, but choosing the right car may also help lower the cost of insurance. Here, you’ll find our choices for the best cars for teenagers.
It’s hard to go wrong with a Honda Civic. Honda has been refining the Civic since 1973 and there’s a reason why you still see teenagers driving Honda Civics from that era today: they’re safe and reliable. They’re one of the best selling cars for teenagers, and since 1996 have received at least 4 out of 5 stars on frontal driver safety. Since 2001, Civics have a nearly perfect 5 star rating, making them one of the [...]