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What are the True Costs of Vehicle Ownership?

Owning a vehicle gives you convenience, status and a sense of freedom, but all those things come with a cost. When thinking about owning an automobile, you have to consider the total costs of ownership. Most people who buy a vehicle using a loan to do so. In that case, your largest cost of ownership is going to be your monthly loan payment.

If you have a loan on your vehicle, you will have to carry full insurance coverage, which can easily add hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year to your cost of ownership. Even if you own…

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Make Your Next Road Trip Easier With These Tips

If you're planning a road trip, a little planning and precautions can make your trip that much more enjoyable and safe. Make sure your vehicle is operating normally or bring it in for an inspection to Bluebonnet Jeep if you think you may have some problems. After all, you don't want your car breaking down in the middle of nowhere during your trip!

Planning the road you will take is also important. You do not want to get lost while driving to your destination. Use a GPS or free online maps programs such as Mapquest or Google Maps…
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You Need New Tires From Us If Your Tires Have Low Tread


Your tires need to have tread on them not only because most state laws require it, but it's an important part of them that makes your vehicle safe. Good tires read at least 10/32 inches from a tire depth gauge, and they should go no lower than 4/32 inches. Having tires go bald can lead to serious consequences.

Signs Your Tires Have Bad Tread

If you're driving your vehicle and the tread is starting to go bad, here are some signs you might notice:
  • Strange noises such as rumbling down by the wheels or even sounding…
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Avoid Car Trouble by Keeping Up on Seasonal Maintenance


Nobody wants to have to deal with car trouble, especially on a long road trip or vacation. Although car trouble can sometimes be prevented, it doesn't always work that way. Still, a lot of car issues can be avoided with the proper maintenance. It is important to not only keep up with regular maintenance like oil changes and tire rotations, but it is important to get your seasonal vehicle maintenance done.

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Tips to Make Purchasing Your Jeep Easy!

You have decided on purchasing a Jeep, but maybe you aren’t quite sure which one you want, and how to go about the purchasing process. When it comes to the buying process here at Bluebonnet Jeep, we like to make it easy and pleasant! To get the process on its way, you can take a look at our new Jeep inventory online, and explore your options. Consider which amenities you would like in your Jeep as well as the size of the SUV you are looking to acquire...

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5 Great Reasons to Buy a Jeep SUV


There are a lot of great reasons to buy a new vehicle, but what kind of vehicle should you buy? Chances are that you have always driven a sedan or possibly even a light truck. You now know that you need something more versatile, but you aren’t sure if an SUV is right for you. There are a lot of good reasons to buy an SUV, of the top five, let’s take a look at three of the most popular reasons.

Room for What You Need to Get Done – SUVs offer not only more cargo space, but more…
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Watch Out for Your Own Children and the Children of Others on Halloween


There will be many children out trick-or-treating in New Braunfels this Halloween, and you need to look out for those children when driving. You need to look out for your own children when walking about with them to collect treats.

Look out for the children of others while you are driving by keeping your speed a little slower than it would usually be. Slow your car down and carefully scan each intersection to watch out for little ones who might be crossing.

Look out for your own children while going about and getting treats by keeping them close to you…
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The benefits of Gap Insurance

GAP insurance is a policy that covers the difference between what your car is worth and what you still owe to your financing institution. For most people, it is just a few dollars paid against the worst, but occasionally the worst does happen. The transmission drops a gear. The axle breaks when you go over a particularly nasty pothole. Or the actual worst happens and you get into an accident and the car is totaled.

 

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