Best Multi-Tools to Keep in Your Car

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Having one or more multi-tools in the glove box of your car can save you from some real headaches both on and off the road. A good multi-tool provides you with that satisfying combination of versatility and preparation. The best way to approach buying one is to consider what it will most often be used for, and whether it serves that purpose. Read on for the following list of helpful utility tools that will fit easily in your vehicle’s glove box and make sure that you’re prepared for any situation.

Swiss Army Knife

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6 Summer Events in Pine Grove

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Whether you’re interested in fishing, kayaking, tubing, or other outdoor activities, you have plenty of options for summer activities in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania. Located just northwest of Harrisburg in the central hills of Pennsylvania, Pine Grove is a small borough in Schuylkill County through which the Swatara Creek runs, serving as the hub for summer fun and frolic. Pack the car with all the gear you’ll need for some of these special events in and around Pine Grove to create a safe and exciting vacation adventure with friends and family members.

Rausch Creek Offroading Park

The Rausch Creek Offroading Park stands out by offering 1,700 acres of easy, intermediate, and hard trails for the off-road enthusiast. Rausch Creek hosts entry-level guided rides every month, and July’s ride will begin on July 2 at 9 a.m. and end on July 3 at 5 p.m. (more…)

The Top 7 Most American Cars Ever Made

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Ever since the first car drove on American roads, manufacturers have come up with different ways to show us a car is more than something to get us from one place to another. They have styles and features that showcase the car as something to admire and buy. It is very difficult to pick the top seven American cars ever made, but this list is a good start.

1. Chevrolet Corvette

The Corvette began in the 1950s. The classics include the 1958 corvette, which featured quad headlamps and a longer front end than its predecessor. Corvettes were soon built for power, such as the 1967 Corvette Stingray with 435 horsepower to boot. (more…)

Four Amazing Bond Cars

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What 007 flick would be complete without an awesome car to go with the world’s most intriguing spy? It would be like forgetting to include a sexy Bond girl, leaving out the super villain, or serving up beer on tap instead of a dry vodka martini, shaken, not stirred. To keep your motor running until the next Bond movie is released, here are four awesome Bond cars.

“Goldfinger”: Aston Martin DB5

No list of Bond cars would be complete without an Aston Martin DB5, and this one is the best. Featured in one of the most memorable films of the series, this was the first Bond car to get completely pimped out by Q. (more…)

3 Best Four-Door Cars for $10K

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Four-door sedans are a practical choice that families love. It’s much easier for passengers to get in and out of a sedan than a hatchback and parents and grandparents have a much easier job fitting car seats into the back. Four-door sedans are also typically more affordable than hatchbacks so they’re a great option for motorists on a budget. Residents of Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, should be able to find the following quality four-door sedans for less than $10,000.

2006 Acura TL: Luxurious and Reliable Car

The 2006 Acura TL might not be the newest model, but there are plenty of these vehicles with low mileage at local dealerships for less than $10,000. These cars age well and are still reliable so many years after their release. The 3.2-liter V6 engine gets 258 pound-foot horsepower while the 3.5-liter V6 available on the Type-S produces 286 hp. While these cars don’t have the high-tech additions of more modern vehicles, they still feel luxurious to drive. On the 2006’s release, only the BMW 3 Series kept it from being America’s best-selling luxury sedan. (more…)

4 Surprising Things Decided by Your Credit Score in Pine Grove

Poor Credit - Pine Grove Auto Your credit score is your financial reputation. It is one of the biggest ways financial companies indicate your creditworthiness. Your credit score looks at how many open accounts you have, your credit utilization, the number of overdrafts and late payments, the age of your accounts, and the types of debts you hold. Banks use this information to determine whether to approve your credit card application, set your pre-approval rate for a mortgage, or establish your required down payment on a loan. This is especially true in a metropolitan area like Pine Grove, where you might not know your banker. Most people know their credit scores can be used in these ways, but did you know your credit score is used almost every time you provide your Social Security number? Here are four surprising things decided by your credit score:

Insurance Premiums

You should know that more goes into setting your insurance premiums than how many claims you’ve filed or the value of your home or automobile. In fact, your credit score has more effect on your premium than an accident on your driving record or a fire claim on your home after a deep-fried turkey incident. (more…)

Welcome to our New Dealer Blog

Welcome to our Pine Grove Auto Sales dealership blog! We were inspired to create this dealership blog to share our car knowledge and auto industry insights. We’re excited for the opportunity to get more involved in social media and connect with our customers. This blog will be the foundation of our customer outreach efforts. Of course, we’ll be posting unique car information and fun stuff on Facebook and Twitter, but if you want access to the latest auto industry news be sure to check our blog…
The car business is built around people, and we know it’s important to embrace social media. Our main goal at Pine Grove Auto Sales is to keep our past customers engaged, entertained, and educated, and we’re hoping to help potential customers make a well informed decision to buy their next used car from us and join our family. There are a ton of used car dealers in the Pine Grove area, so we’re doing everything we can to earn your business (and your future business). We love to keep in touch with past customers, so make sure you follow us on Facebook or Twitter so you can join in the fun. (more…)