Category Archives: Helpful Car Tips

3 Important Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Car

Summer Road Trips

It’s no secret that the summer months are a popular time for road trips. With the warmer temperatures, motorists don’t have to worry as much about conditions such as snow and ice, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t factors to consider before hitting the road this summer for an exciting adventure. Tires Check the tire pressure and the overall condition… Read more »

Direct Lending versus Dealership Lending

Direct Lending versus Dealership Lending

Financing a vehicle may seem incredibly complicated, especially for those who aren’t familiar with the general terms and options available. Fortunately, there are two quick and easy loan options that will allow you to get behind the wheel of a new car in no time at all. Here’s a quick comparison of direct lending versus dealership lending from us at… Read more »

Spring Car Cleaning Tips

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Spring cleaning tips

Enjoying the warmer spring weather to the fullest starts by having a clean car to ride around in. While giving your car a good wash and wax is certainly needed, that’s just the tip of the car-cleaning iceberg. Enjoy a nicer, cleaner car with these spring car cleaning tips from us here at Don Wessel Honda! Windows – Odds are… Read more »

Tips for Improving Your Fuel Efficiency

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Honda- Improving Your Fuel Efficiency

Every frugal driver is happy to see that vehicles are becoming more and more efficient, meaning fewer stops to the gas station and fewer swipes of the credit card. But did you know that there are things you can do to save even more on gas? Improving your fuel efficiency is as simple as a few, quick steps. Brake Sparingly… Read more »

How to Get Your Christmas Tree Home with Ease

Family Picking Out Christmas Tree - Springfield, MO

Picking out a Christmas tree is the ultimate family holiday tradition—but once you find the perfect tree, how do you get it home? If you want to get your tree home safe and sound, never fear. Just follow these tips on how to get your Christmas tree home with ease. Wrap it up. Pine needles can do a surprising amount… Read more »

Are Mismatched Tires Safe to Drive On?

Tires

While not ideal, it is possible that your car might have mismatched tires. Whether you bought it used that way, or you just can’t afford an entire set right now, driving on mismatched tires isn’t necessarily unsafe, assuming all the tires are in good condition. As a general rule, you want to replace all four tires at the same time…. Read more »

Car Myths That are Costing You Money

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In the world of car advice, it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. There are plenty of car myths that just won’t quit- and some of them might be costing you money. Here is our list of the top three car myths that could be dipping into your wallet. Premium gas is better for your car. Some premium… Read more »