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Lease or Buy?

Lease or Buy?

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for MADISON HEIGHTS drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pays down the loan principal, and the finance charge.MADISON HEIGHTS drivers who lease finance the portion of the cost of the vehicle that's used up during the term of the lease. You'll pay some money up front: fees, security deposit, first month's payment and maybe a capital reduction. The monthly payments include a depreciation cost and a finance charge. When the lease is up, you return the vehicle to your local MADISON HEIGHTS area dealership. So how do MADISON HEIGHTS drivers decide?First, how much do you have for a down payment? A lease usually requires a smaller down payment.How much monthly payment can you afford ... read more

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Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on MI Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in MI spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is the number one traffic safety concern.)So what does this have to do with how your vehicle smells while you're driving around MADISON HEIGHTS?Well, which scent did you think makes drivers more alert? Is it: A. Strawberry B. New Car C. Pine D. Warm Vanilla Breeze It's C. Drivers are more alert and have less fatigue with pine scent in the vehicle, according to AroMetrics.And, drivers were less angry with overall improved driving performance with strawberry and pine scents.And you thought they just smelled nice. Interstate Auto Care526 E 14 MILE RDMADISON HEIGHTS, MI 48071248-307-1200

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Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in MADISON HEIGHTS?

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in MADISON HEIGHTS?

There is a clear and vocal demand in MADISON HEIGHTS and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the MI market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on MADISON HEIGHTS area roads today, and many more being developed. Yet each of these vehicles has its own advantages and disadvantages. MADISON HEIGHTS auto owners should learn what these advantages and disadvantages are before running out and purchasing one of these alternative fuel vehicles at your nearest MADISON HEIGHTS dealership.MADISON HEIGHTS drivers should carefully research the vehicle care before buying an alternative fuel vehicle, as it may or may not coincide with the standards for gasoline vehicles. You should look at costs as well; these vehicles may help save our environment here in MADISON HEIGHTS, but that might not represent a savings to your wallet. You'll need to decide wh ... read more

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