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What to Expect When Buying a Car

 

So you’ve decided it’s time for an upgrade, but can’t remember what the process was like the last time you bought a car? Here are some things to prepare for in advance, and some ideas for what you’ll need to bring with you if you’re ready to drive a new car home today.

Shop around online

First and foremost, it’s helpful to get an idea of what you’re looking for. If you have only driven one car, now is the time to really explore your options. If you’ve driven a number of…

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Tips for New Drivers in 2018

 

It’s a new year, which means there will be many new drivers hitting the road in 2018! Whether you’re the new driver or you’re a parent of a new driver, Keeler Honda is here to offer some tips for making sure you’re safe on the road.

Silence your cellphone

As one of the leading distractions while on the road, cellphones are being used by drivers of all ages when driving. You might think that you’re better at using your phone than those who get in accidents while using them, but that’s not the case…

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“New Year, New BMW”



It’s almost 2018, which means it’s time to spice up your car situation! Did you know BMW introduced a completely redesigned X3 SUV, a new M5 performance sedan, a 6 Series Gran Turismo model based on the 5 Series platform, freshened 2 Series and 4 Series lineups, and an expanded 5 Series lineup? More exciting news: BMW now makes a reversing camera and BMW ConnectedDriver Services standard equipment on all its models, metallic paint became less expensive, and the stand-alone navigation system option now includes real-time traffic and Remote Services. Some updates for 2018 BMW models include:


2018…

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New Year's Resolutions for Your Car

 

It’s almost a new year, and it’s time for setting expectations for 2018! Whether you have a brand new car or a used one, have you considered making one of your new year’s resolutions to be a better car owner? Here are some basic tasks to ensure you’re being the best car owner you can be in 2018!

Regular maintenance

There’s nothing better for your car than regular maintenance. Whether it’s getting the oil changed at the appropriate mileage or checking the tire pressure to ensure they’re safe for driving, keeping up with…

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Navigating the Road in Winter Weather


With winter weather officially hitting the Capital Region, are you prepared for all of the different driving conditions this weather will bring? Today, we're going to discuss how to keep you, your passengers and your car safe this season!

When you think of winter weather, most often you think of…

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Ready for a Christmas Road Trip?



Dashing through the snow this Holiday season? There’s nothing quite like loading up the family into the MINI, putting on some Christmas music and heading to Grandmother’s house. While the initial excitement tends to wear off after a few hours into the drive, when you look back on these trips, the memories out-weigh the long miles.

 

For the sake of your mental and physical safety, here’s how to prepare for your upcoming Christmas road trip:

 

·      Prepare the MINI: Give your car a total clean-out before loading up all your…

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Snow Tires: Don’t Leave Home Without Them


Would you go “walking in a winter wonderland” in flip flops? NO! So why would you go “over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house” in summer tires? All weather tires are good basic tires, but when the snow begins to fall and roads begin to freeze, you’ll be much safer and have piece of mind with snow tires on your Keeler BMW.

 

Regardless if you’re behind the wheel of an xDrive AWD vehicle, or a classic rear-wheel drive BMW, traction and safety is maximized with snow tires. Why? The rubber used to create snow…

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MINI Tips on Driving Standard During the Winter Season


Before we know it, the snow will begin to fall! During these winter months, the streets can get very slippery and be very dangerous. Luckily, your MINI will provide you with the safest ride possible! Driving standard allows for the safest travel in the inclement weather.

Here in the North, we all know how bad…

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A Keeler MINI Thanksgiving



We could not be more excited for the upcoming 2017 holidays! What are your plans for Thanksgiving: Staying home? Visiting friends or family? Traveling in your MINI Cooper with your turkey? If so, follow these MINI tips on how to securely transport your holiday feast from your kitchen to the host’s table:

  • Tip 1: Plan on roasting your turkey at home prior to your departure.DO…
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Keeler BMW: Month of Giving


November is the month of thanks and giving. At Keeler BMW, we are fully embracing the charitable season and sharing our favorite ways to pay it forward. What is “pay it forward”? When someone does a good deed for you, instead of paying them back, you do a good deed for someone else instead. A small act can completely turn around someone else’s day. Here are a few simple ways to pay it forward from the comfort of your Keeler BMW:

  • If you’re driving through the Dunkin' Donuts or Starbucks drive-thru, consider paying for…
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