The summer season has come to a close and the changing weather is paving the way for a very eventful fall and winter here in KC. This new season brings a change of food and an abundance of holidays that are always a good excuse to take a family vacation. Here are several exciting Kansas City events for you to check out for 2017!
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Staying safe on the road can’t be taken for granted. But aside from being a responsible driver, what can be done to ensure you’re protected? Check out the following IIHS Top Safety Pick-winning cars and SUVs for sale at our Kansas City car dealers, and you’ll be ready for any bump on the road or lane-swerving car that crosses your path.
2017 Toyota Highlander – Photo: Toyota.com
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After winning an astonishing 12 games last season, the Kansas City Chiefs are right on the cusp of pro football’s elite. But with a renewed Raiders squad sitting near the top of their division, as well as potentially resurgent teams in the Chargers and Broncos not far behind, our hometown heroes are going to have an arduous road to the playoffs. Still, win or lose, our Kansas City auto dealership is proud to cheer on our hometown team. Here’s what you can expect from the Chiefs this 2017-2018 football season.
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We all have our personal preferences when it comes to vehicles, but for those planning a road trip, fuel efficiency sits at the top of the list. Still, a vehicle’s ability to sip gas isn’t all that makes it worthy of your attention. Here are five of the best new models you should check out before you leave for a vacation this summer.
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid – Photo: hyundaiusa.com
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For those who’ve already decided on a used or new car, choosing the perfect vehicle might take mere minutes. For the majority of people who are still uncertain if a new car or used car is best, it may take a bit longer. At McCarthy Auto Group, we’re here to make your choice a little easier. Take a look at our overview below to see the benefits of both new and used cars, and be sure to stop into one of our car dealerships near Kansas City to discuss your options with an expert.
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Unlike the newest of new cars, a pre-owned vehicle has a history outside of the factory and dealership. Some cars have been cared for very well by previous owners, while others may have gone through the automotive equivalent of gladiatorial combat.
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We all saw what The Great Blizzard of 2016 did to the East Coast, and here in Kansas City, we’re no strangers to treacherous winter weather. In fact, our McCarthy Collision Centers in Kansas City see a significant spike in the number of accident-related auto repairs due to harsh winter weather conditions. Regardless of the season, the weather, or the temperature, it’s always a good idea to practice safe driving habits.
At the McCarthy Auto Group family of dealerships, located throughout the metro KC area and in Sedalia, MO, we’re committed to the three S’s: service, satisfaction, and safety. We’re also committed to keeping your Kansas City roadways as safe as possible, which is why we encourage everyone to follow these 15 safe driving tips.
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Winter driving can be dangerous and treacherous, as you may have to contend with such hazards as snow, sleet, freezing rain, or “black ice.” Many Kansas City residents make it a regular practice to swap out their summer tires with winter tires. These tires are supposedly designed to provide improved traction, handling, and braking power in winter weather. But do snow tires in Kansas City live up to their billing?
At McCarthy Auto Group, your trusted new and used car dealerships in Kansas City, we have our own thoughts on the matter. Continue reading “5 Common Myths about Winter Tires: Are They Right for You?”
In the classic movie “Forrest Gump,” Forrest observes that “life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” The same could be said about buying a used car. Pre-owned vehicles come in all shapes, sizes, and conditions. Put simply, some used cars are better than others.
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