Monthly Archives: January 2018

Car Highlight: 2019 Subaru Ascent

Out with the old, in with the new. As we come to a close on 2017, 2018 holds all kinds of fresh starts and new projects. One thing we are looking forward to is the new 2019 Subaru Ascent which will be sold exclusively in North America. On it's way to production, the reviews of what to expect are here - and Subaru is more modern and sleek than ever while still holding on to it's rugged and adventurous reputation. Did we mention it comes with 19 cup holders?! While the new CUV has several comparisons for the concept, there is nothing quite like this three rowed vehicle. Similar in length to the Ford Explorer at 198.8 inches, the Ascent sits a little more than 2 inches taller, and has shorter overhangs front and rear that give the Ascent a more aggressive stance. Said to replace the Tribeca, the Ascent has some bold visual features to go along with the all new turbocharged boxer engine. Using Subaru's "Konoji" daytime-running-light design paired with a massive grille, the Ascent ... read more

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How to stay alive if your vehicle is stranded in a winter storm

We know it's scary to think about, but with the Pacific Northwest winters, it's a possibility for you and your vehicle to become stranded in a winter storm if you aren't careful. Actually, even if you are careful, there's still that chance when living in Washington. How would you stay warm with a raging winter storm taking place right outside while you're trapped in your Subaru? Preparation is key. If you're well prepared, even being trapped during a storm can be doable instead of life threatening. You may not have a blast, but you'll be much more secure and calm in the situation. Here are our tips on how to stay alive in a winter storm, just in case! Invest in a cooler and a storage tub Having these two key items will help you prepare immensely for any unplanned mishaps. A cooler will allow you to store food items and water, protecting them from harsh outside temperatures so they will be ready to use when needed. A storage tub will be perfect for the rest of your supplies. Be ... read more

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Winter Driving Tips in the PNW

That's right, it's time to talk about snow and ice. Get ready for the Pacific Northwest winter by making sure your Subaru is serviced, tires are checked aired and ready, and you have all the tips you need to handle winter driving. By being prepared, you can spend less time worrying and more time enjoying your surroundings with your family and friends. With holiday parties on the horizon, arriving safely is a must with Washington winter weather conditions. Driving from Seattle to the Kirkland, Kenmore, or over the mountains to Grandma's house, you need to be prepared for unexpected weather. We have key winter driving tips for you to keep in mind while you drive, to ensure you arrive hassle free What's the forecast look like? Before taking off in your Subaru, check the local weather report, as well as the weather report of your destination. Make your decision based on weather conditions - sometimes, it's just not worth the risk. Scrape scrape ... read more

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