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Bank More Money With Better Fuel Economy

One of the largest costs of owning a vehicle is keeping it fueled. The impact of constantly changing gas prices makes it a variable expense, and price spikes can really hurt personal budgets.

There are several ways to improve your vehicle‘s fuel economy and stretch every dollar that goes into your tank. Rapid acceleration and braking reduces your gas mileage 10% to 40%, so being more patient with your pedals will keep money in your pocket.  

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Tips for Reducing Glare

When you're driving at night, you might experience glare from the other vehicles on the road or from the lights on the sides of the road. One way to reduce glare while driving is to look toward the right side of the road. This is because the light from other cars is seen on your left side.

Your rearview mirror should have a night setting. You can easily adjust your mirror using a lever located at the bottom of the piece. This will make the lights of cars behind you appear dimmer while on the road. Anastos Motors can…

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What it Means to Move Over

At Anastos Motors, we’ve found that many drivers don’t know what the Move Over laws are. We want you to be safe, which is why we want to make sure you’re abiding by all laws. These are specific to emergency vehicles.

When you’re driving down the road and there is an emergency vehicle stopped with flashers on, your role is to switch lanes so that you give them more room to work. They could be stopped on the road or pulled over to the side. Either way, you need to give them the room so that…

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Learn More About Android Auto

Android Auto is one of the best additions to a car's infotainment system as it allows you to directly connect to your smartphone. With Android Auto, you can conduct voice-enabled commands and instantly turn on your navigation, radio, diagnostics, calls, text messages, and other entertainment. When Google introduced Android Auto in 2015, it also came with some significant safety upgrades, allowing you to hook into your phone's home screen and car's cameras.

You can now see your blind spot with new cameras, as well as a parking assist feature with the rearview camera. 

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Dog-Friendly Vehicles: Things to Consider for Your Pet

We enjoy showing our pet-friendly vehicles at Anastos Motors. Certain vehicles make trips for a summer activity or a commute with four-legged companions easier. These vehicles are usually lower to the ground and have accessories that owners enjoy just as much as the dogs.

A big problem with pets riding in a vehicle is how hot they get. Separate vents are ideal in the front and back of the car, so adjusting the temperature for your pet is easier. Sun shades keep direct sunlight from hitting your pet and making them hotter.  

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Figure Out Which Truck Bed Liner is Right for You

You should do what you can to make your truck perfect for all of your needs. One of the ways that you can change up that vehicle is by investing in a truck bed liner. Anastos Motors wants you to know which liner will work the best for you.

A drop-in liner is a cheap option if you are looking for something that you can put to use in your truck without spending a lot of money. This liner is easily fastened to the vehicle and it can be a temporary solution.  

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Finding the Right Type of Cover or Leaving Your Truck Uncovered

Many trucks do ride around with an uncovered truck bed. However, if you travel with a lot of valuables, there are a lot of problems that can bring. Your truck and your valuables are going to be very vulnerable wot potential issues such as theft and other problems.

Driving without a tonneau or other type of bed cover is going to leave you with the task of having to move your valuables into a place that is safe. However, having a tonneau that can lock to your vehicle is one of the best investments for your truck. 

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Think Safety for Your Teen's First Car

A teen's first car is an important event; it marks a change towards more independence and responsibility. Young drivers may prefer vehicles that have compact size and high powered engines. Experts agree that the best type of vehicle for the teen's first car is a middle to large vehicle with a medium power engine. Experts agree that vehicle safety ratings are reliable guides for selecting a teen's first vehicle. 

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Carpooling Tips for All Parents

School is about to start again, which means most parents are working out details like carpooling. We want to make sure your children are safe and in a good running vehicle. Stop at Anastos Motors in Kenosha and let us help you and your children get ready for school with as little fuss as possible. We have some great tips to offer.

Meet with other parents involved in the carpool to assign a schedule so every day is covered. Make sure all vehicles are in good running condition. Is there adequate seating room so each child has one seat? 

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What's the Difference Between FWD and RWD Vehicles?

When choosing between front-wheel-drive and rear-wheel-drive, it's best to know the pros and cons of each. At Anastos Motors, we want to help you make an educated decision when purchasing a pre-owned car from our inventory.

Rear-wheel-drive powers the car through the rear axle. Rear-wheel-drive cars tend to handle better and be more forgiving if you accidentally drive through a pothole. Since the weight of the engine isn't near the rear wheels, traction can be an issue, especially with poor road conditions. 

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