Archive for the ‘Trucks’ Category

Why Does My Diesel Engine Have Trouble in Winter?

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
Rear tires of vehicle driving through snow in winter

As much as we want to ignore it, winter is on its way. Everyone knows that winter can cause a lot of problems for our cars. It’s best to prepare as much as we can to make sure we are ready for anything. Preparation is key to making it through winter as safely as possible.


Are the Ford F-150 and the F-250 Different?

Saturday, August 24th, 2019
Red Ford Super Duty towing trailer with clearance lights prominently shown on roof

Trucks are some of the most coveted vehicles on the road. They are big and powerful, unlike anything else you can find. People with a lot of work to do usually go for a truck. The dependability and reliability they provide is unparalleled.


Can I Increase My Truck’s Towing Capacity?

Sunday, July 28th, 2019
2020 Jeep Gladiator hauling a boat

There’s something invigorating about hitching a trailer up to your truck and hauling it away. You get a sense of pride and accomplishment when you’re on the road. A successful trailer haul is usually the result of some hard work.


How Powerful is a 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500?

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 plowing through the snow

A truck is a special kind of vehicle. There are a lot of vehicles out there, but few of them compare to the sheer strength of a truck. If you have a job to do or work that needs to get done, then you need to buy a truck.


Is a Diesel or Gas Engine Better For a Truck?

Monday, July 22nd, 2019
Fluids being put into an engine

Is there anything more important than the engine of your truck? The engine is what provides the power for your vehicle. An engine is also important because your car or truck isn’t going anywhere without one.


How Do I Make My Car Ready To Go Off-Road?

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
2018 Ford F-150 going off-road

Roads are nice, but sometimes we need to break free from them. The paved roads provide a lot of comfort and make driving easier, but they are also incredibly plain and boring. Some of us need a bit more excitement in our lives.


Are Torque and Horsepower the Same Thing?

Monday, June 17th, 2019
A truck on a work site hauling machines

The car shopping process can feel like a math test at times. You are sifting through a lot of numbers across a lot of different cars. It is difficult to parse through them all to figure out if a car is providing what you need.


What are some alternative uses for a truck bed?

Monday, April 8th, 2019
people tailgating in back of truck

Three creative uses for your truck bed 

Trucks are multi-functional and allow you to tote around big gear for a weekend of adventures. They are capable of so much more than just towing around heavy items. Trucks also can put the “fun” in functional if you use your imagination. Keep reading to find out what alternative uses you can have with the bed of your truck. 


Which Trucks are best for driving on the back roads?

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Top three trucks to take off road for your next adventure 

Trucks were made to take on the back roads for an adventure through all different terrains, but which ones were optimized for straight back roading? Today we will talk about fuel economies, towing capacity and more. Keep reading to find out which truck may be for you and your next journey into the wilderness.  


What are some of the best pickup trucks for a camping trip?

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
red 2015 ford f-350 towing a trailer

Best Pickup Trucks for a Camping Trip 

Summer may be the official season of camping, but we think autumn has been underrated. With cooler weather, less bugs, and less crowded camping sites, the fall season is a great time for squeezing in a last hurrah. If you didn’t get a chance to get away this summer, don’t sweat it; you’ll have an even better time around a campfire with fall leaves to color your views. And there’s no better way to enjoy your camping than with a pre-owned pickup truck. Here at Carville’s Auto Mart, we want to show you some of the best pickup trucks for a camping trip.