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Drive Safely at Night with Auto-dimming Rearview Mirrors

Our team at Carbone Subaru of Utica want you to be aware of the latest safety features available today so you can stay safe out on the roads.

One such feature that doesn't initially sound significant is auto-dimming rearview mirrors. When one considers, however, that the blinding glare of bright headlights in a rearview mirror can disrupt your vision for up to 1.4 seconds, you realize how important such a feature is.

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Counter Steering Can Save the day During Winter Skids

Driving during winter months always has inherent risks. These risks include black ice, moist roads, and other vehicles. Of the three, icy roads present some of the largest dangers during the winter months. Many drivers will experience slight skids and loss of control during these conditions, but if they follow some simple rules they can come out of such incidents without damage to themselves or their vehicles.

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Why Buy a Crossover?

When it comes to car buying, there is usually one dominant question: should I go with a regular sedan or an SUV? For more and more consumers, the answer to that question is neither. More and more individuals are going for the crossover SUV style. Here are some of the reasons why you might want to consider getting one:

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Finding a Good Mechanic Requires Asking Good Questions

When you need to choose a mechanic, there are a few proactive steps you can take to ensure you find a good one, such as asking co-workers, family, and friends. There are specific questions that should ask. How trustworthy do they find their current mechanic? Were the repairs completed in a timely manner? 

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Safely Loading Cargo into Your SUV

Whether you're going on a long road trip or just hauling a bit of cargo for the day, knowing how to pack your SUV is a handy skill that will benefit you again and again.

Keep necessary items in their own special bag so they don't become lost among less important things. Snacks, important documents, medicines, toys, and treats for kids and pets...

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Take Good Care of Your Fuel System

It is extremely important that you take care of your fuel system. Not taking care of your fuel system can cause a horrible smell to enter your car, which comes from fumes that can cause damage to the human body. Additionally, not taking care of your fuel system can also cause fuel to leak from your vehicle. 

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Fuel-Saving Tips

Even if you've got the most fuel efficient vehicle on the road today, there are still tips and tricks you can utilize to increase your fuel efficiency and save as much money as possible.

Whether you've got a gas-guzzler or an eco-friendly vehicle, keeping your engine tuned and tires inflated will save you money at the pump. Plan your errands to accomplish them efficiently so you're not wasting gas by backtracking. 

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Calm Your Stomach When Motion Sickness Hits with These Tips

Road trips are meant to be fun, but if you suffer from motion sickness, you might not be able to enjoy all of the sights along the way. Motion sickness occurs when what the inner ear detects doesn't match with what the eyes are seeing. Your brain has difficulties making sense of it, but there are some tricks you can try to alleviate your symptoms.

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How to Avoid Towing Problems with Your Vehicle

There are plenty of occasions when you might have to tow something. It could be a case of a breakdown, or you might have to carry something somewhere. Whatever the occasion is, it is important to make sure to follow some safety measures when it comes to towing.

One of the most important factors to consider when it comes to towing a vehicle is the weight capacity.

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Problems with Your Suspension

When driving your vehicle, you should be able to keep it going straight, and drive it over bumps and other things in the road. However, if you are having trouble with keeping your vehicle straight, then there might be something wrong with your suspension

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