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Model Spotlight: 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Double Cab 4X4

Are you in the market for a truck? Own a Car Fresno may have just what you are looking for! We offer many brands and styles of trucks for you to choose from! Let's take a look at one of them now! A pure pleasure to own, our 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Double Cab 4X4 is outstanding in Black! Powered by a proven 5.3 Liter EcoTec3 V8 that generates 355hp matched to an 8 Speed Automatic transmission with tow/haul mode. Our Four Wheel Drive Double Cab takes you further so you can get your job done with ease and [...]

Smart Phone Connectivity

In most newer car models you can safely stay connected to your device while keeping your eyes on the road ahead. Here we go over some of those options! Many car manufacturers are working to make their own individual infotainment systems, such as Ford Sync, OnStar, etc. However, Apple CarPlay by Apple and Android Auto by Google was developed to provide a universal option, regardless of which vehicle you are driving. Both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto require your smartphone to provide the connected features and usually are an in-dash touch screen set up. If you have an older model [...]

Make the Most Out of Your Test Drive

Some Tips To Get the Most Out of Your Next Test Drive! Don't get caught up in that "new car smell"! Remember the test drive is to make sure that this vehicle is a good fit for you and your needs. This isn't a decision to be taken too lightly. Nothing worse than buyers remorse! If you are nervous about the haggle process, choose a dealership that has a No Haggle pricing program. There is no real right way to do a test drive, but you will want to drive the vehicle like you would normally, if possible make sure [...]

Not Your Typical 4th of July

With Covid-19 canceling many parades, fireworks shows, and limiting gatherings, you are left wondering what will you do with your holiday weekend? Do you have kids? Ask them what their favorite 4th of July tradition is, talk to them about why we celebrate this day, and then try to brainstorm together different alternative ideas. If their favorite part is the parade, you can have them decorate their bikes, your cars, wagons, etc, and have your own parade! Create your own marching band, have parade candy and have some fun! How about fireworks? If you can try to find some firework [...]

2020-07-02T19:56:47+00:00July 2nd, 2020|area knowledge, california, safety|

How About a Staycation?

During these times you may not want to venture out further than your hometown, and that's OK! Here are some ideas to make your Staycation great! One big tip for enjoying a staycation is putting the phone away! This keeps you in the moment and from being sucked into a post on social media! Have a Spa Day! Whether you are into face masks or simply cutting up a cucumber for your eyes, wrap up in a robe and set out to pamper yourself! You deserve it! Get the family into the kitchen and host a cook-off! Create new foods [...]

2020-06-29T02:32:15+00:00June 29th, 2020|area knowledge, california, safety|

Why Choose Own A Car Fresno?

There are MANY options when it comes to where to purchase your next vehicle from. Here are some great reasons to check out Own A Car Fresno! Locally owned and serving customers since 1995! With a solid A+ rating with the BBB, you know you have made a great choice! We offer a wide selection of quality, new model used cars from the most loved brands like Ford, GMC, Chevrolet, Dodge Chrysler, and many more.  Check it out HERE! Own A Car Fresno finance specialists work with over 50+ national and local banks and credit unions to ensure our customers get the [...]

Model Spotlight: 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sport

In the market for a Jeep? Check out our ready to go Wrangler Sport!  Satisfy your need for adventure with our 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4WD that's gorgeous in Chief Clearcoat! Powered by a proven 3.6 Liter V6 that offers 285hp while paired with a responsive 6 Speed Manual transmission. Our iconic Four Wheel Drive SUV provides the legendary capability to conquer obstacles thanks to the CommandTrac system, ample ground clearance, skid plates, and easy maneuverability while providing near 21mpg along the way. Fun seekers everywhere will recognize the distinct look of our Wrangler with its fender flares, 7-slot grille, [...]

Summer Road Trip During a Pandemic

Here are some tips for staying safe and planning a road during the Covid-19 pandemic Route Planning - You may already do this every time you are setting out on an adventure, however, make sure to dig a little deeper this time to avoid any road closures and any changes to rest area stops. Packing for Your Trip - Unless you are a germaphobe at heart, you may have to remember to pack sanitizing supplies this time around! Remember though, if you are visiting somewhere quite hot, to take the hand sanitizer out of the car when you make stops [...]

2020-06-09T01:04:31+00:00June 5th, 2020|california, car shopping, safety|

Why Maintenance is Important

Automotive maintenance can be a hassle sometimes, especially if there is nothing wrong with your car at the time. Here are some reasons it is a good idea to stay on top of regular maintenance.   Saves you money! If you are taking care of your car on a regular basis, that means you aren't just waiting for a check engine light to come on or a weird noise to start up, then you can save money by doing regular maintenance.  Waiting for there to be a problem will cost more $ out of pocket. While catching something early could [...]

2020-06-03T03:05:11+00:00May 29th, 2020|automotive knowledge, safety|

Differences in Fuel Types

Many of us go to the gas station, pull up to the pump, choose the cheapest gas, then go on our way, but do you know the differences in the fuel types? Here we explain each one so you can make an informed decision next time you are at the pump!   There are 4 different types of fuel, 87 Octane, 90+ octane, E85, and Diesel.   87 octane is the most commonly used. It is just ordinary unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of around 87. 90+ octane or premium fuel is used in many high-performance vehicles. Many high-end [...]

2020-05-31T20:56:42+00:00May 15th, 2020|automotive knowledge, safety|