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Safe Driving Tips for the Fall Season

How to Keep Yourself Safe While Driving this Fall?

Summer’s long gone, and fall is well on its way. Leaves are changing their colors and lining up on the roads. Mornings have started to feel crisp and chilly and thus, we know that it is that time of the year when we start preparing for the host of events and festivals that lie in wait for us. But fall does not only mean fun galore and several hues of yellow and orange changing the atmosphere around us. It also means several perils on roads and challenging driving circumstances. Therefore, while you gear up for those events, keep yourself safe while driving this fall with these tips. Also, once you are done reading through this blog piece, check the inventory of our latest cars at Auffenberg Chrysler of Herrin in Herrin, IL to drive home the car of your choice.

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Reasons Why a Car Maintenance Routine is Essential

Why Must You Follow a Car Maintenance Schedule?

It is not every day that you purchase a car. Getting behind the wheel of your dream car is a colossal investment of finances and emotions. That is why is imperative that you give your car the care that it needs. For your car to brave the ravages of time and brave every weather, it is important that you follow a car maintenance schedule from the get-go. If you are planning to buy a car anytime soon or already have one parked in your garage in all its glory, this might be an interesting read for you. And while you scour through the article to know more about this routine, have a look at the inventory at Auffenberg Chrysler of Herrin in Herrin, IL.

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When do you know it’s time to change your car tires?

Tires are one of the most important parts of your car because your car literally runs on them. Just like you require a good pair of shoes to look and feel your best, your car too needs a good set of tires to perform at its best.

A bad set of tires not only makes your car look bad, but it can be detrimental to its performance and can even put your life at risk. But how do you tell your car needs a new set of tires? Although there’s no exact way to tell how long a tire would last because a tire’s lifespan depends on a combination of factors. However, there are a few indicators that can help you tell when it’s time your car needs some brand-new set of shoes. Keep reading this blog from Auffenberg Chrysler of Herrin in Herrin, IL to find out when is the right time to change your car tires.

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Let us help you find a new (or used) vehicle if you have less-than-perfect credit

Is it possible to get a car loan with bad credit in Herrin, IL? 

If you’ll allow us a moment of personal privilege, we think there are a lot of cars, trucks and SUVs available at the Auffenberg Chrysler of Herrin showroom that a lot of people would love to own. However, people who might otherwise jump at the chance to own a Chrysler, Dodge or Ram vehicle might pump the brakes on the buying process too early when the prospect of financing comes up. Is it possible to get a car loan with bad credit in Herrin, IL? Yes, it is, and Auffenberg Chrysler of Herrin has a team of financing experts that can help people who are in less-than-ideal financial situations. Let’s take a look at few things you should know about getting a car loan.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Ready to sell your vehicle? We are ready to buy it at Auffenberg Chrysler of Herrin!

We want to buy your car!

If you have been thinking about selling the vehicle that has been in your garage or driveway for quite some time, this would be a great chance to do so. At Auffenberg Chrysler of Herrin, we want to buy your car! What exactly does this process look like? You have come to the perfect place to find out! Keep reading to learn more.

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Find a powerful truck at Auffenberg Chrysler of Herrin!

What happens if I exceed payload and towing capacities?

Having a truck is awesome. You are able to tow and haul various items for work, yourself, as well as friends and family. However, it is important to remember that when you carry and tow items, you need to remain under the capacities. This can beg the question, “What happens if I exceed payload and towing capacities?” The short answer is overloading your truck can cause all sorts of different issues. Learn more below!

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Purchase a vehicle from Auffenberg Chrysler Herrin from the comfort of your home!

Where can I purchase a new vehicle online in Herrin, IL?

As we all adjust to this new time during the coronavirus, we have made some adjustments at Auffenberg Chrysler of Herrin. As advised by the local and state government, we have closed our showroom to the public until further notice. However, have you been wondering, “where can I purchase a new vehicle online in Herrin, IL?” You can still purchase a new vehicle from Auffenberg Chrysler Herrin from the comfort of your home! Check out the new process below.

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Disinfect the interior of your vehicle!

How to kill the coronavirus on the surfaces inside your vehicle

Whether you are in an area that has been highly affected by the coronavirus, or you are diligently staying inside and socially distancing yourself from others, one thing we want to talk about is your vehicle. When was the last time you really went through your vehicle and gave it a deep clean? Now would be a great time to do this. Here is a brief guide we put together on how to kill the coronavirus on the surfaces inside your vehicle. Even if you do not think that you have been exposed, it would not hurt to be safe and give your vehicle a deep clean anyway. Read the rest of this entry >>