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Why Vehicle Safety Ratings Matter in Teen Vehicles

Safety is one of the most important factors to consider when buying your teenager their first car. Vehicle safety ratings can help you make a wise choice.

A 5-star Safety Ratings program of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration evaluates vehicle performance in crash tests. Tests cover frontal, side and rollover impact because those are what the majority of car crashes involve. The more stars awarded, the safer the vehicle. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) evaluates crashworthiness, and rates vehicles good, 

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Choosing the Right Car Seat

Regardless of what vehicle you drive home in from our Valenti Subaru location, there are still some choices to make after your purchase. If you have children then you are going to need to find a car seat to install in your vehicle. There are a number of different options available and some different things to consider before making a purchase.

If you have an infant then you are going to want an infant car seat. This is the type of unit that has a carrier that you strap the child into. Then that carrier attaches securely to a base…
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Getting Service for an Oil Soaked Starter

one of the most important parts of the engine is the starter. After all, it is the component that gets your car running in the first place. Therefore, it is important to make sure that your starter is in top condition. This means keeping up with the signs that your starter might need service.

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Avoid a Blowout with These Safety Tips

Safety is a priority for most car owners, but one upkeep task that sometimes gets lost during our day to day routine is checking tires for wear. Excessive wear can lead to a blowout on the road and potentially cause an accident.

One habit that helps avoid blowouts is to visually inspect each tire every few weeks.

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