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Gas VS. Electric Vehicles

Most people are aware of the pros and cons of gas-powered and electric vehicles, but we’re going to try to make it even clearer for you with a quick explanation. At the Folsom Auto Mall, we have a tremendous selection of both - so regardless of your preference, we’re sure to have a vehicle you’ll love at a price you’ll love even more.



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Driver Assist Features

Technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in the last several years. The same can be said for automotive-specific technology. We’re not just talking about entertainment and infotainment tech; though, of course, things like device-integration, wi-fi and touchscreen app-connect have come a long way, too. This article is about the all-new driver assist features that can be found on most new vehicles today. These features are just a hair’s breadth away from autonomous driving. Most are safety features, but some are simply helpful or convenient.




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Where should I get my car serviced?



People always wonder, “Should I get my oil changed at a chain service center or at the dealership?” What about tire rotation or scheduled maintenance? While most people believe that they might save money taking their vehicles to chain service centers, in the long run, it’s safer and more cost effective to service your vehicle at a dealership.

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So which is right for you? Obviously it varies, depending on your circumstance. How much money do you have? Do you want a car payment at all? Do you have money to put down? How’s your credit? Are you worried about service, repairs or maintenance? How long do you plan on keeping your vehicle? How important IS that new car smell? Come by the Folsom Auto Mall to check out your options and feel free to speak with a salesperson or finance team member to explore the pros and cons of getting a new or used vehicle. Or simple…
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Premium vs Regular Gasoline

When you’re at the gas pump, you’re given options - typically: Regular, Premium and Super (or Supreme or Premium Plus). 

If you’re putting premium gas into your vehicle thinking that ‘premium’ means better, you could be damaging your engine. It will not make your vehicle perform better - it could actually make it worse. It’s important to check your owner’s manual or ask a service technician at the Folsom Auto Mall which fuel your engine needs. If you’ve accidentally used the wrong fuel, be sure to schedule a service visit as soon as possible. We’re…
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What to do if you’re going over your mileage on your lease

It happens to many drivers. You lease a vehicle with typical mileage conditions and as you’re approaching the end of your term, you realize you’re likely going to have overages. Most leases allow for for anywhere between 10,000 and 15,000 miles of driving per year. At 12,000 miles a year, that means a person should drive about 33 miles per day or 230 miles per week. But what if you realize your commute is longer than that? Or a few unexpected road trips have added more mileage than you expected? The Folsom Auto Mall has…
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Used Car Dealer Fair Oaks

Used car dealer near Fair Oaks

The Folsom Auto Mall is less than 15 minutes away from Fair Oaks, via US 50, Folsom Boulevard Exit.

The Folsom Auto Mall sells 13 new car brands, which means there is always an influx of used cars and trucks as trades and lease returns. Many of these used vehicles are late model, low mileage with remaining factory warranties included. Some are even factory certified. Hundreds of used cars are available at all times. Nearly every make and model is available, with prices to fit every budget. There is even a large selection of pre-owned vehicles under $15,000.

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