Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

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Is Four-Wheel Drive Different than All-Wheel Drive?

Four-Wheel Drive vs All-Wheel Drive at Kyle Chapman Motors

Most of the used cars, trucks and SUVs here at Kyle Chapman Motors in Buda, TX, feature four wheels. So, it would make sense that four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive mean the same thing, right? It may surprise you, but no, all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive don’t mean the same thing, even if your vehicle has a total of four wheels. So, what is the difference between four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive? We’re going to figure that out right here at Kyle Chapman Motors in Chattanooga, TN. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Will Your Next Used Car, Truck or SUV from Kyle Chapman Motors in Buda TX Feature an Automatic Transmission or a Manual Transmission?

Facts to Know Before You Buy: Automatic vs Manual Transmissions

There are a lot of facts you need to know before you buy your next pre-owned car, truck or SUV here at Kyle Chapman Motors in Buda, TX – and that includes the facts you need to know to decide whether an automatic transmission or a manual transmission is right for you. But, other than making your decision based on whether or not you know how to drive a manual transmission, how do you know which is right for you? Well, that’s exactly what we’re going to help you figure out right here. So, just keep reading on and you’ll know whether you should be grabbing the stick to start shifting or if you should just let the vehicle handle all that itself. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Helpful Video Shows How to Keep the Interior of Your Car Clean in a Few Easy Steps

Watch Now: Video Showing How to Keep the Inside of Your Car Clean

No one likes getting into a car, truck or SUV that has a filthy interior. At the same time, no one likes taking time out of their busy day to clean the inside of their car. But what if keeping your car’s interior clean wasn’t so hard and time-consuming? As you’ll see in this step-by-step video, it’s really not. So, take a look and get ready to have a spotless interior. Read the rest of this entry >>

used minivan vs used SUV

So You Need a New Family Vehicle…Find It In Our Pre-Owned SUV and Minivan Inventories Here at Kyle Chapman Motors in Buda TX

Used SUVs vs Minivans at Kyle Chapman Motors in Buda TX

Are you about to start a family? Or maybe your family is starting to grow beyond what your current family vehicle is able to handle? No matter what the case may be, you’re in need of a new family vehicle, right? If so, you’ve come to the right place, because we specialize in affordable vehicles for growing families here at Kyle Chapman Motors in Buda, TX. In fact, our pre-owned Kyle Chapman Motors lot is packed with a vast array of used SUVs and minivans that would make the perfect new family vehicle. But which should you choose? Which is right for you and your family? And, maybe most importantly of all, which is the most fun to drive? Let’s read on and find out. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Stay On Top of Your Brake Maintenance with Help from Our Kyle Chapman Motors Service Department in Buda TX

Make Sure Your Brakes Don’t Fail You with These Maintenance Tips

Unfortunately, we’ve all probably heard the screeching and groaning that accompanies automotive brakes that are no longer in prime condition. And, if we’ve been putting off our brake maintenance for too long, we’ve felt the shaking and vibrating that comes along with that screeching and groaning. What comes after that, well, you don’t want to know what happens when your brakes completely fail. And to ensure you never do have to experience that, make sure your brakes don’t fail you with these brake maintenance tips. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Easy Ways to Know When You Need to Replace Your Car’s Tires

Step-By-Step: How to Keep an Eye on Your Tires

Unless you’re a die hard gearhead, there’s a good chance you’re not a big fan of taking care of the automotive service and maintenance tasks you need to complete to make sure your car, truck or SUV is always ready to hit the road. Thankfully for you, the experienced and knowledgeable technicians in our Kyle Chapman Motors Service Department here in Buda, TX, are always ready to take care of all of your automotive maintenance needs. But how do you know when you need to come in for maintenance? Well, we’re going to help you figure that out right here in our Kyle Chapman Motors Blog. This time around, we’re providing a step-by-step guide on how to keep an eye on your tires. Read the rest of this entry >>

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What Exterior Color Options are Available for the Pre-Owned Cars, Trucks and SUVs at Kyle Chapman Motors in Buda TX?

What Exterior Color Choices are Available at Kyle Chapman Motors?

One of the most exciting parts of picking out a used car, truck or SUV here at Kyle Chapman Motors in Buda, TX, is deciding which exterior color best fits your personality. And thanks to our huge inventory of high-quality pre-owned models, there’s no shortage of sleek, sporty, and stylish exterior colors to choose from. But what exterior color choices are available at Kyle Chapman Motors? Well, we’re going to cover that right here. Read the rest of this entry >>

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How to Replace Windshield Wiper Blades on Your Car

Step by Step Guide on Replacing Bad Wipers

Eventually, your windshield wiper blades will go bad. Maybe they get old and form cracks or get rounded. Perhaps you lost a small piece of the rubber from harsh weather or heavy use. No matter why you are replacing your windshield wiper blades on your car, you will need to know how. Thankfully, the process is quite simple and shouldn’t take you long. Here’s a step by step guide on replacing your bad wipers. Read the rest of this entry >>

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How to Save Money for Car Insurance as a Teenager

Shopping for the Best Deals on Teen Auto Insurance

Let’s face it, if you are a teenager, finding affordable auto insurance can be difficult. Teenagers are very likely to get into car accidents, thus increasing the rates for teenagers significantly. However, there are ways to lower the cost of auto insurance for teenagers that you may not know about. Read the rest of this entry >>