In 2019, sport utility vehicles or SUVs outsold sedans by a wide margin. Experts say that this trend will continue into the future. By 2025, the light truck market, which includes SUVs, will comprise 78% of sales, up from 72% in 2020.
Their spacious interiors, reliability, and safety features make SUVs a top choice among families of all sizes. Whether you have kids, pets, or both, there’s an SUV that meets your specific needs and fits your budget.
Canyon State Trucks explains why SUVs are some of the best family cars out there.
1. Reliable Safety Features
SUVs are designed with a LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) system, a feature that enables easy installation of child safety seats. Since they SUVs are bigger than sedans, the impact is reduced, keeping your family safe in case of a collision.
Plus, you have more room to add other safety features like airbags in the door [...]
There’s a truckload of advantages to going secondhand when it comes to your truck.
For one, they are definitely cheaper than getting them brand new, and they are actually sturdier than Sedans or smaller vehicles, often still with a good few years on them if well cared for.
Of course, as a pre-owned automobile, used trucks will also lug with them their fair share of problems, but finding a diamond in the rough isn’t as hard as it seems if you have a keen eye to spot the following telltale signs as to whether or not your secondhand truck is a treasure worth keeping.
Inspect a used truck for rusting first. While rust is inevitable and can be only just a cosmetic issue, rust in certain parts of a vehicle could be a sign of serious damage, as in rust in the floor pans, frame rails, wheels, muffler, and exhaust pipes. Check also [...]
Apart from the deep canyons, awe-inspiring rock formations, and majestic deserts, Arizona is known for its hot and arid weather. With temperatures rising above 100°F in the summer, it’s important to know how to keep yourself cool. Most people drink plenty of water, wear light and loose clothing, and take a bath multiple times.
But, as important as it is to keep your body temperature at a normal level, it’s also vital to keep your vehicles cool. Whether you bought a used truck for sale or your ride is new, the high AZ temperatures can lead to serious and pricey problems if your truck isn’t well-maintained.
If you haven’t already started, now is the best time to get your truck ready for summer by following these essential car care tips:
Monitor all fluid levels
If you need to stay hydrated during the hot summer months, so does your truck. It needs enough oil, and transmission, [...]
When you’re looking into buying a truck, you have to take several factors into consideration. One is whether your vehicle’s height should remain at an OEM level or if it should be lifted. While some might choose to spend their money on bigger sound systems or other fancy accessories, lifting your truck is a worthier investment because of the benefits it can bring. From increased stability to easier towing, making this adjustment is well worth your time.
Your local lifted truck dealer, Canyon State Auto, has locations in Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa to best serve our Arizona customers. Come to us with any questions you have after reading these reasons to lift your truck! We carry lifted trucks to save you from having to do it yourself with a kit.
Lifted trucks have a higher center of gravity, which can assist you with stability while driving. This is particularly beneficial when you’re towing heavy [...]
When you’re in the market for a truck, you’re probably taking your budget into account and trying to determine exactly what you can afford. If you restrict yourself to models that are fresh off the lot, you may not have many choices in that regard. It would be a shame to have worked so hard to save cash and end up with a truck you’re not that excited about.
On the other hand, you could look into buying a used truck instead. Used trucks are still new to you and they can be found in like-new condition in many cases! We’ve taken the time to list our reasons for buying a used truck below. If you have further questions, visit Canyon State Auto, your Phoenix used truck dealer.
First off, your most immediate benefit will be the price tag. You’ll save thousands of dollars right off the bat because a used truck always [...]