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Cold Weather Tips

You may live in sunny California, but what if you go to a colder climate, do you know how to pack, or if your vehicle has any special needs for those areas? Let's dig in! For colder areas, you need to make sure you are checking your tire pressure. Heat makes air expand, so cold does the opposite. You may drive to your snowy destination from a hot one and wake up the next morning with a low-pressure sensor warning or tires that just look low in general. Make sure you keep them properly inflated for safety reasons and to [...]

Electric Vehicles and Our Power Grid

With the electric vehicle push happening sooner than later, many are wondering if the US power grid can keep up! Here are some things experts are saying! If every American switched over to an electric passenger vehicle, analysts have estimated, the United States could end up using roughly 25 percent more electricity than it does today. To handle that, utilities will likely need to build a lot of new power plants and upgrade their transmission networks. There’s good news, too. In 2018, researchers at the University of Texas at Austin’s Energy Institute looked at what a shift to electric vehicles would [...]

2021-12-29T14:37:46+00:00December 23rd, 2021|california, car buying, safety, technology|

Take Another Look at Kia!

Our dynamic 2021 Kia K5 LXS Sedan in Glacial White Pearl will completely transform your driving experience! Powered by a TurboCharged 1.6 Liter 4 Cylinder offering 180hp while paired with an 8 Speed Automatic transmission for lively performance. This Front Wheel Drive sedan will make you fall in love with driving all over again thanks to its sophisticated suspension, and it returns nearly 37mpg on the highway to save fuel. Amazing high-end style is yours to command with our K5, which includes LED lighting, power heated mirrors, alloy wheels, and the Kia Smart Trunk that you'll appreciate when you've got [...]

Saving Fuel Never Looked So Good!

Our smartly equipped 2021 Hyundai Sonata SE Sedan shows off the aggressive curves and sharp lines of a four-door coupe in Phantom Black! Powered by a 2.5 Liter Smartstream 4 Cylinder offering 191hp tethered to an 8 Speed Shiftronic Automatic transmission for easy efficiency and confident acceleration. Responsive handling is another advantage for this Front Wheel Drive sedan that scores nearly 38mpg on the highway while flaunting a bold exterior design. Riding on a wide, sporty stance, our Sonata turns heads with its sleek shape, LED lighting, and polished wheels. Turn to our SE cabin and you're treated to a [...]

Plan Now for a Stress Free Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving can be a stressful time of year, from getting your home ready for guests to preparing mentally for some of those uncomfortable conversations, and of course, preparing the feast! Here are a few steps to help alleviate some of that stress! We can't help with Aunt Betty's questions about when you are getting married though, sorry! Pick your recipes! If you are digging out old family recipes or just ordering pre-made holiday food, make sure you are doing it in a timely manner, waiting until the last minute could mean missing the deadline for ordering or even missing a [...]

2021-11-24T20:27:53+00:00November 16th, 2021|area knowledge, safety|

Economical and Nimble, Meet the Chevrolet Trax!

Built for busy drivers, our 2020 Chevrolet Trax LT with the Driver Confidence Package is especially compelling in Pacific Blue Metallic! Powered by a TurboCharged 1.4 Liter EcoTec 4 Cylinder supplying 138hp to a 6 Speed Automatic transmission that gets you on your way with brisk acceleration. This Front Wheel Drive SUV is also easy to maneuver in town and scores nearly 31mpg on the highway. Displaying a bold stance, our Trax is detailed by LED lighting, rugged silver-painted skid plates, roof rails, and alloy wheels. Inside our LT cabin, you can settle into comfortable seats while enjoying the air [...]

Ready for Jobs Big and Small, This Ford Ranger Does it All!

Welcome back to our 2019 Ford Ranger XLT SuperCrew 4X2 Sport that is raring to go in Magnetic! Powered by a TurboCharged 2.3 Liter EcoBoost 4 Cylinder that offers an astonishing 270hp connected to an innovative 10 Speed Automatic transmission. Own about any job in this Rear Wheel Drive Ranger while securing near 26mpg on the road while you look good, feel great, and shine with a chrome grille, fog lights to show the world you mean business! Open the door of our XLT to find that this is an intelligently designed vehicle that lets you work smarter. Supportive cloth [...]

The Best Warranty Around? We Think So! Check it Out!

THE WARRANTY THAT NEVER EXPIRES EverDrive is a Limited LIFETIME POWERTRAIN WARRANTY that is EXCLUSIVELY provided by OWN A CAR FRESNO as a courtesy for its customers. Customers pay ZERO DOLLARS for this coverage at the time of sale. Below is an overview of limited lifetime warranty coverage for illustration purposes only and should not be construed as a contract or final agreement. For complete details regarding the agreement coverage see the dealer and ask for a copy of the actual agreement prior to vehicle purchase. Additional eligibility conditions and restrictions apply. This coverage is on selected vehicles in stock only. COVERED ITEMS ENGINE All internally lubricated parts [...]

Keep it Sporty and Fun in our Honda Civic Si Sedan!

Our dazzling 2018 Honda Civic Si Sedan will turn heads as quickly as it turns corners with a daring design that looks great in Gray! Motivated by a 1.5 Liter TurboCharged 4 Cylinder offering 205hp matched to a close-ratio 6 Speed Manual transmission that keeps you connected to the road at all times. This Front Wheel Drive team also scores nearly 38mpg on the highway and is a blast at any speed thanks to race-inspired features like a helical limited-slip differential, a responsive suspension, and a dedicated Sport mode to kick it up a notch. The Civic Si is ready [...]

What is the Difference Between a Crossover and a SUV?

You may have heard some vehicles called SUVs and some others referred to as Crossovers and often wondered what is the difference, let's take a look! It all comes down to the frame: Unibody Frame vs Ladder Frame An SUV is on a Ladder Frame, which is a body-on-frame system. Which is a frame that resembles a ladder structure. Early on, all vehicles were built this way. This method makes for a rigid platform, which helps to increase your towing and hauling capabilities. Normally, these types of vehicles will also have high ground clearance. SUVs are always Rear Wheel Drive [...]