Check Out the Rugged, Functional Exterior Features of the GMC Canyon

When you're in the market for a pickup truck, you want exterior features that keep your cargo safe and accessible. The GMC Canyon is equipped with design features that make loading, driving and hauling easy and safe. Maybe that's why it's one of the most popular small pickup truck in its class.

The Canyon's cargo box is designed to optimize functionality. The integrated corner step rear bumper is certainly helpful, as it ensures that the cargo bed is always accessible. The Canyon also comes equipped with EZ-Lift. Thanks to an internal torsion bar, raising and lowering…

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Here are Some of the 2018 Buick Envision’s Safety Features

Consumers looking for a compact luxury SUV should consider the 2018 Buick Envision. The Envision comes well-equipped with a plethora of features, which include safety features that earned the vehicle a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Read further to find out more about the safety features that come with the Envision.

The 2018 Envision features an optional Lane Keep Assist that helps prevent drivers from accidentally drifting into other lanes by subtly easing the SUV back into the proper lane with innovative steering actions.

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Explore the road ahead in your MX-5 Miata

When you get behind the wheel of your roadster, you want to be able to push it to its limits without wondering if it will be reliable. Built on a legacy that spans four generations, the MX-5 Miata takes the lessons learned and brings it to a modern redesign.

With the engineering behind this popular convertible, it utilizes the Graham strategy to make it lighter and more durable to provide 50/50 weight balance with the driver in mind.

This design helps to improve its performance while honoring its roadster tradition. With the SKYACTIV technology built into its core, the…

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What are the technology differences between the trims of the Mazda CX-3?

The Mazda CX-3 comes in three trim levels: Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. Though the technological features in the CX-3 base Sport trim are significant when compared to other small SUVs, each of the trims adds more technology as you move up the trim levels.

In the base Sport trim level, the Mazda engineers added a rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity, and a USB audio connection. The Touring trim has all the Sport trim technology plus added safety features that include a rear cross-traffic alert system, an advanced blind spot monitoring system, and keyless entry.

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What is the Mazda Advanced Key Entry system?

Recent technological advances created the key “fob” with remote button controls by which a driver could lock and unlock the vehicle with the push of a button. Today, there is a simpler system for locking and unlocking a vehicle. Mazda calls it the Advanced Key Entry system.

All trims of the Mazda MX-5 Miata have the Advanced Key Entry system. With this entry system, you get as close as possible to a keyless car. You only need to have your key somewhere on your person—a pocket or a purse, it does not matter as long as you are in…

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The CX-9: Designed with You in Mind

The Mazda CX-9 is a popular third-row SUV, and it's easy to see why. Not only did Mazda fill the SUV to the brim with performance and safety features, but they certainly spent significant time on its design.

Mazda created the CX-9 as a 7-seater with all the elegance and design of the most striking and top-quality vehicles out there. It has a sporty design with an elongated hood, tapered roofline, and sleek accents. The exterior also features technological advances for convenience and safety, such as advanced blind spot monitoring, traffic alerts, and brake support.

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Keep Your Engine in Good Shape with Coolant Service

Since the engine cooling system is one of the most important areas of the vehicle because it keeps the engine from overheating, it's important to maintain the system properly. Visit Budd Baer Auto to have someone check the fluid levels and to determine if there are any leaks that would cause a loss of coolant.

A radiator pressure test can be performed to see if there are any leaks. You can visually inspect the coolant tank and the belts associated with the cooling system to see if there is any fluid present. Our technicians can check perform a thermostat…

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Are Your Tires Out of Alignment?

When your car is out of alignment, your tires may wear unevenly and wear out faster. Your fuel economy could go down, and you might notice an annoying shaking of your steering wheel when you brake. Misalignment often happens when you run into a curb or pothole with one front wheel.

There are several signs of misalignment. The first is that your car pulls to one side as you slow down. You might notice that you constantly have to steer on a straight road. If you look at your tires, you may see or measure uneven tread wear on one…

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Your Differential Is More Than Just a Gearbox

When you hit the gas pedal in your car, you expect it to move forward. But how exactly does that happen? Thanks to a little know part of your car called the differential, your car continues to move forward each and every day. Luckily, we here at Budd Baer Auto are here to give you the basics about your differential and how to care for it.

Your differential is a small gearbox that is located near your axle. When the engine produces to power, the transmission moves this power through the differential gearbox that helps spin the axles and turn…

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