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How to Choose the Proper Car Seat for Your Little One

While most parents always keep their children secured in a car seat, they may not have them in the right car seat for their age and size. At Cox Auto Group, it is important to us that you keep your child in the right car seat, which is why we have summarized some useful car seat tips below.

When children are under the age of one, you should always use a rear-facing car seat. This type of car seat provides the most protection to the spinal cord and head, so you should try to keep them in a rear-facing car…

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Drive Your Used Car Away Fully Understanding the Finance Terms

There are very few things more exciting than purchasing a car. It seems as though you're suddenly filled with a renewed perspective on life! Of course, that feeling comes after you've finished the dreaded financing on your purchase. Be sure that you're in agreement before deciding to drive away!

Are you aware of the term "APR?" The term simply means "Annual Percentage Rate," but it's an important element of your financing. The APR will be the determining factor in how much your used car loan actual costs over the course of the financing terms...
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Why it is Important to Know the Difference Between Towing and Payload

There is an issue that is a lot bigger than you would think. A lot of people do not seem to know the difference between towing capacity and payload. As a matter of fact, a lot of people do not seem to know that there is a difference given that they use these terms interchangeably. This is a bad thing because this lack of knowledge can leave you vulnerable to some major issues.

Fortunately, it can be very simple to learn the difference between towing capacity and payload. This does not involve having to memorize any big words or jargon…

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What You Need To Do For Tailgating

One of the favorite activities among truckers is tailgating. This is the activity of enjoying a game from your vehicle or other event. Fortunately, there are a lot of tips that you can follow in order to make the tailgating experience the best it can be.

One of the most important tips if making sure that you have the right equipment and material. This can include a grill, a cooler, food, beverages and other items. The whole point is to make sure that you have a lot of really good food to enjoy with the game. One very important item…

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Get Ready for the School Carpool

As those summer evenings get shorter, it's time for families to start thinking about fall and the start of school. If your son's or daughter's school day is packed with activities, you're probably putting a lot of miles on your car. Joining, or setting up, a carpool can help you get some extra years of use out of your vehicle.

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Are Summer Tires Better Than All-Season Tires?

As the temperatures rise, we here at Cox Auto Group in Newark, DE want to be sure that you as an informed car owner know what the best type of tires are to have on your car. While all season tires may be better in some cases, there are many downfalls to them as well.

For instance, in order to last linger, they typically have much less traction than summer tires. 

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The Basics of a Backup Camera

A backup camera is a safety feature used in some vehicles to make backing up your car easier. At Cox Auto Group, a member of our sales team can talk to you about the vehicles we have that come with this added safety feature.

When the camera is turned on, you can see behind your vehicle without turning your head around. 

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Protect Your Car with a Car Cover!

Car covers can be hard to use on a daily basis, but putting it into your routine can save you money and keep your car looking great for years! There are many things that a car cover can protect your car from such as weather, sun damage, rocks, dirt, and rust.

Sun is very damaging to the paint job of any vehicle. It can also damage interior surfaces such as your dash and material on your seats.

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Reasons for a Soft Brake Pedal

When you put pressure on the brakes to stop your vehicle, your brake pedal should have a firm feel to it. If your brake pedal feels soft, or if your brake pedal pushes down far to the floorboard, that is a signal of a brake system problem.

A soft brake pedal has several potential causes. One cause is air in the brake lines. 

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Fact or Fiction: Synthetic Oil

Synthetic motor oil was first introduced in the 1970s. Since then, many inaccuracies about the product have been floating around. We're going to break down a couple of these myths so that you can get the information you need to make important decisions about your vehicle.

One of the most common myths is that synthetic oil causes engine leaks. This myth started because earlier formulas caused rubber seals in the engine to shrink. However, synthetic oil has gone a long way since those days. 

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