Dealer's Service Center 5 Reasons to Use them

Why should you choose a dealership service center over an independent mechanic? Do you value brand authority? Do your value price over quality? Here are some to think about when deciding where to take your vehicle when choosing a  repair or maintenance option.?

?When it’s all said and done you can let anyone service your car. They will probably be able to fix it, eventually. Take the guesswork out of vehicle maintenance. Use the professionals already selected by the people you have already put your trust in.

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Pet Crates for Your Road Trip

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​We all need a breather. Just, hit the road, fill up the gas tank, and run away from life's worries. Similarly, we all need our beloved pets so that our trips are that much more pleasant! Just be careful to take the necessary precautions so your pet is safe and so you both have an enjoyable trip.

An important aspect to remember is your pet crate! Keeping your pup or cat in a pet crate will keep them safe and secure, while also preventing them from distracting you while you drive; they can lick your face when you get…
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A Comparative Analysis Between 3 Tire Types

There are three basic types of tires. There is a lot of information out there regarding the abilities of each type of tire, and which type of tires are best in certain conditions. At Clinton Auto Group, we are committed to continuing empowering our clients with the facts regarding the different type of tires. The following is a comparison between the capabilities of the three tires.
  • Handling: The summer tire offers the best handling experience in warm, dry weather while the winter tires offer the best handling in freezing weather. This leaves the all-season tires providing average...
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2017 Ford Explorer Scores Major Points with MotorWeek Pundits

Here at Clinton Auto Group, our reasons for appreciating the 2017 Ford Explorer are seemingly as numerous as the stars in the sky. This full-size SUV is, in our estimation, a veritable industry icon.

Yet, what -- in particular -- makes it so?

Get the inside scoop from the automotive mavens at MotorWeek; their appraisal of the Explorer is as follows:

Drivers seeking a sporty, spunky driving demeanor from the Explorer are sure to get their fix with its top-tier engine, a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6.

Served up standard on the Sport and Platinum models, the turbo-V6 joins with a six-speed ...

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An Unexpected Reason to Quit Smoking—Your Car Might Explode!

Your mom tells you to quit smoking because it's bad for your health. Your significant other wants you to stop because it makes the house smell. Who would have thought there was another reason—explosions?

A 51-year-old woman in England was driving her old Ford Focus last week when she lit a cigarette, and bang!

Her windshield blew out, flying 30 feet across the road, and all four doors blew off. She managed to escape the vehicle, and is lucky to have only…

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The 2018 Ford Mustang GT: Be a Good Neighbor With Quiet Exhaust Mode

It's generally a good idea to be nice to your neighbors. And while your car might sound amazing roaring down the open road, it might be fair to say you should keep it a bit quieter when you're cruising through your neighborhood.

Depending on your car, that can be easier said than done. The 2018 Ford Mustang GT, for instance, has a 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine under its hood. How are you supposed to keep that quiet?

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Chrysler Pacifica vs. Ram 1500: Is a Minivan the True Champion Hauler?

In a recent article, notes that minivans have an image problem. This has been true for years, likely since the segment's inception. If you drive a minivan, you must be a "mom." Even recent ads for the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica that try to spice it up by featuring comedian Jim Gaffigan focus on his "dad brand."

Often the first utility vehicle we go to is a pickup truck. While…

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Save On The Services Your Vehicle Needs

We have not met a person who doesn't like to save money. It doesn’t matter what it is, saving money is great. Which is why here at Clinton Auto Group we offer our drivers from all over the Clinton, IA area savings on the parts and service your vehicle needs.


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How the 2017 Ford Expedition Bests its Full-Sized Competition

When you decide to compare both the 2017 Ford Expedition and GMC Yukon, you want to know which full-sized vehicle truly stands out in areas such as safety, cargo space and dependability. And these three elements are part of what makes the new Ford Expedition the superior vehicle to consider here at Clinton Auto Group.

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