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The Importance of Washing Your Car: Should I Wash My Car Weekly?

Our team here at Land Rover Roaring Fork wants you to know how to care for your vehicle so it can serve you longer. Washing your car often can preserve its beauty and protect it from exterior damage.

If you have splattered insects on your vehicle, you'll want to wash your vehicle at least once a week. The longer the insect is stuck to the car, the harder it will be to remove without damage to its paint.  

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Summer is Coming: Is Your Car Ready?

With the spring weather finally here, it's time to think about your car maintenance needs. Take a look at your owner's manual and see if it is time for any scheduled maintenance. Bring your car in to a mechanic for a tune up, get your fluids topped off, and have your car checked for safety.

Your tires may need to be replaced after a long winter. Have the pressure and tire tread checked to see if your tires are still in decent shape. All lights should be inspected and bulbs replaced as needed. Get your air conditioner serviced…

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Ranger Rover Velar Stands Out From Crowd

Range Rover is quickly making a name for itself and standing out in the crowded field of small luxury SUVs with the new Velar. This popular compact premium SUV delivers everything that you need in a vehicle of this size and stature. The Velar experts at Land Rover Roaring Fork want to show you how this venerable SUV can meet all of your automotive expectations.

On the outside, the Velar is distinguished by its modern and progressive design. The patented Range Rover floating roof gives the Velar a look of individuality. The curved body and continuous waistline are both simple…

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Meet the Range Rover Evoque

The Evoque is a popular choice among SUV fans who desire the reliability and capability of a Range Rover but prefer a smaller package. The smaller option offers all of the luxurious style of the traditional models while providing ease of handling and fuel economy. Catch a glimpse of the Range Rover Evoque in our new vehicle inventory, and take a test drive.

The exterior features European styling that meshes the head and tail lights neatly within the overall body design. Extended wheel wells add to the elegant effect. The Evoque also comes in traditional hard top or convertible options…

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When You Must Move Over

In addition to selling and maintaining luxury vehicles, we provide info that can help you become an expert driver. Driving expertly includes driving safely. Move Over Laws help you improve your safety game.

We have all encountered traffic stops, breakdowns and accident aftermaths beside highways. You might not know that every member of the United States has rules regulating how you must operate your vehicle with respect to these situations.  

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Learn More About Android Auto

At Land Rover Roaring Fork, we’re excited to show off all of the new vehicles that are Android Auto compatible. This is a chance to get more hands-free technology to use as you drive around town. This popular in-vehicle technology is a complete game changer.

One of the first things you’ll love is being able to get real-time traffic alerts as you drive. You can navigate your way to a specific destination and be told about detours, construction, and other problems. Along the way, you can also ask the Google Assistant to find you a nearby restaurant or…

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The Purpose of Winter Tires

If you are wondering why there are winter tires in the first place, this is because the tires for other seasons are not designed to handle the cold weather well. For instance, there are certain features that the summer tires have that the winter tires don't have which make it better for warmer weather.

One thing that summer tires have is firm treading. This is so that you can have better traction and maneuvering in warm weather. However, when winter comes and the weather gets cold, the treads become stiff which make it easier to lose control of the…

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Road Salt Stays Around Long After a Snow Storm

Each year, drivers navigate through wintery conditions and deal with the aftermath of very treacherous snow storms. And, the road salt used in those storms can leave a lasting impact. It literally eats away the clear coat of the exterior paint, which can cause corrosion.

As soon as the weather permits, you should get a cash wash to remove the road salt. An automatic car wash is your best choice; however, if you have to revert to a bucket of warm water to remove the salt, that's much better than leaving it on your vehicle for an extended time…

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The Value of Winter Wiper Blades

Getting your vehicle ready for the cold involves several factors. In addition to checking your tire tread and fluids, be sure to inspect your wiper blades. If they show any sign of wear or if they're older than six months old, it's recommended that they be replaced.

Wiper blades play a key role in helping you see clearly during a storm. Since winter storms may involve snow and ice, you can consider getting blades designed for the elements. Winter wiper blades usually have squeegees made out of natural rubber mixed with synthetic compounds. 

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What are LATCH Evaluations Used For?

What do you consider when you buy a new car? Is it safety, performance, design or something entirely different? Couples with children often look for the LATCH (Local Anchors and Tethers for Children) ratings before they purchase a vehicle. We at Land Rover Roaring Fork want to arm you with as much knowledge as possible regarding child safety, LATCH ratings and the vehicles we have available.

When looking at LATCH ratings, many people don’t know what they mean or what the ratings are based up. Here is some info.

  • Accessibility of lower anchors
  • Clearance angle 
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