Watch how the 2021 Toyota 4Runner and 2021 Jeep Wrangler compare!

By Product Expert | Posted in SUVs and Crossovers on Friday, May 28th, 2021 at 7:14 PM
2021 Toyota 4Runner on left vs 2021 Jeep Wrangler on right

Video: 2021 Toyota 4Runner vs 2021 Jeep Wrangler

When shopping for the perfect off-road SUV, drivers have several options to choose from. Two of these include the 2021 Toyota 4Runner and the 2021 Jeep Wrangler. Both are legendary when it comes to off-road performance and are worthy competitors in the off-road SUV segment. Are you interested in learning how the 2021 Toyota 4Runner and 2021 Jeep Wrangler compare? Watch the video below on our Carville’s Auto Mart blog!

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Check out the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning!

By Product Expert | Posted in Trucks on Friday, May 28th, 2021 at 7:08 PM
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning towing an Airstream trailer

The Ford F-150 has been the brand’s best selling vehicle for have a very significant amount of time and 2022 will go down in history as the model year in which the Ford F-150 Lightning made its debut. There is truly a lot to get excited about with the 2022 Ford F-150, but probably the most exciting is it’s estimated driving range, all-electric performance and ability to perform with the gas powered trucks. Check out the video below to learn about the 2022 Ford F-150 lightning on our Kemper Creek Ford blog.

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Is Grand Junction, CO a Good Tourist Destination?

By Product Expert | Posted in Local on Thursday, May 27th, 2021 at 8:10 PM
Colorado National Monument in Grand Junction

As the summer approaches, plans for summer road trips, hiking adventures and camping begin to surface. When searching for the perfect road trip destination, many travelers seek a place to go hiking, explore nature and enjoy the community, and Grand Junction, CO provides just that. Home to the Colorado National Monument, countless restaurants that serve *chef kiss* delicious meals, several campgrounds, notable hotels and local attractions, Grand Junction was recently featured in a Wall Street Journal article titled “A Perfect Summer Road Trip.” Continue reading below to learn more about how to make your Grand Junction, Colorado, adventure one you’ll look back on for years to come on our Carville’s Auto Mart blog!

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Why is it important to have a transmission flush?

By Product Expert | Posted in Service, Tips & Tricks on Saturday, May 15th, 2021 at 12:56 AM
Mechanic looking at engine

Each vehicle’s owner’s manual lists the manufacturer’s recommended service schedule. This section goes through service intervals that are recommended to help keep the vehicle’s components operating to the best of their ability for as long as possible. One service listed is the transmission flush, which is a form of preventative maintenance that keeps the transmission cool, lubricated, and free of grime and metal shards. The transmission flush is an incredibly important form of preventative maintenance and without it, the driver may need to pay for expensive repairs or even a complete transmission rebuild. Continue reading below to learn how to tell when it’s time for a transmission flush.

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Are all Subaru models AWD?

By Product Expert | Posted in SUVs and Crossovers on Saturday, May 15th, 2021 at 12:55 AM
2021 Subaru Forester with bikes on roof rack

Subaru: Drivetrain by Model

Drivers are drawn to Subaru vehicles for a variety of reasons. They provide capable performance, a slew of highly sought-after safety and entertainment technology and eye-catching design. The Subaru model lineup consists of the Subaru Impreza, Subaru Crosstrek, Subaru Ascent, Subaru Outback, Subaru Forester, Subaru Legacy and a couple other models. One great thing about Subaru vehicles is their all-wheel-drive capabilities. Are you wondering if all Subaru models are equipped with AWD? Continue reading below on our Carville’s Auto Mart blog to learn more!

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Schedule an Oil Change in Grand Junction, CO

By Product Expert | Posted in Service, Tips & Tricks on Thursday, May 6th, 2021 at 6:25 PM
Mechanic pouring oil into engine

It is no surprise that all components of a vehicle need service to stay in working condition for an extended period of time. All components require a little TLC to work effectively, with routine services ranging from transmission flushes to tire rotation and brake service to oil changes. Oil and filter changes are one of the more routine forms of preventative maintenance and should take place every 3,000 to 7,500 miles, depending on the type of oil used in the vehicle. How long has it been since you had the oil changed in your vehicle? Continue reading below to learn a few of the consequences of not keeping up with the service and how to schedule a service appointment at Carville’s Auto Mart in Grand Junction, CO!

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Watch a Jeep Wrangler Climb a Vertical Wall!

By Product Expert | Posted in Just for Fun on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 at 2:10 PM
Two 2018 Jeep Wrangler models parked on back country terrain with stream and trees in background

For years, Jeep Wrangler models have provided incredibly capable performance, especially when taking on off-road trails and terrain. Check out the video below to watch a Jeep Wrangler climb up a vertical wall in Sand Hollow, Utah! It’s pretty amazing to see what the 4×4 vehicle can do!

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3 Public Campgrounds Near Grand Junction, CO

By Product Expert | Posted in Camping, Just for Fun, Local on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 at 1:50 PM
Tent pitched in front of lake and mountain range

Here at Carville’s Auto Mart, we love our camping. there are more than 4,000 campsites throughout Colorado state parks alone, so there is certainly no shortage of opportunities to get outside and enjoy nature while sitting around a fire and roasting a s’more. Are you looking for a public park to camp at near Grand Junction? Check out three public campgrounds near Grand Junction below!

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Schedule Brake Service in Mesa County, CO

By Product Expert | Posted in Service, Tips & Tricks on Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 at 1:16 PM
Mechanic working under car

Brakes playing a central role in the performance of each vehicle. They are essential for safety and control during each drive and should be taken care of to ensure that they operate in tiptop shape. Drivers in Mesa County, Colorado, who need to have their brakes serviced are invited to schedule a service appointment with our team here at Carville’s Auto Mart in Grand Junction. Continue reading below to learn 5 signs that brakes need service and how to schedule a service appointment with us!

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Shop Used Honda Vehicles in Grand Junction, CO

By Product Expert | Posted in Used Cars on Saturday, April 10th, 2021 at 10:49 PM
White and blue 2020 Honda Civic Type R models on track

When shopping for a used vehicle, drivers have an incredibly wide selection of makes and models to choose from. One brand that we recommend to many consumers is Honda. This Japan-based auto manufacturer produces a wide variety of quality, reliable and technology-packed vehicles for drivers to select between. At Carville’s Auto Mart in Grand Junction, CO, we carry numerous Honda vehicles, offering SUVs and sedans, along with minivans and pick-up trucks. Learn more about our offering by checking out our inventory and continuing to read below!

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