Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Three people riding in a vehicle together going for a ride

A few tips for when you are ready to take a vehicle for a test drive!

What to look for when test driving a used vehicle

You have officially decided that it is time for a new vehicle. Congratulations! This is an exciting time. You have also decided that you would like to purchase a used vehicle. At K&R Auto Sales, we have a vast inventory for you to choose from. Do you know what to look for when test driving a used vehicle? If not, you have come to the right place! Check out the brief guide we have put together below.

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Young couple driving in a new vehicle

Find a used vehicle that will help keep you safe on the road!

What driver-assist features should my next vehicle have?

Driver-assist features are a wonderful technology. We can all admit that we have lost focus on the road at least once in the time that we have had a license. These technologies can help avoid items that you missed on the road as well as help make a potentially bad situation have a better outcome. As you begin thinking about purchasing your next vehicle, one of the questions you are thinking about is, “what driver-assist features should my next vehicle have?” Check out our list below!

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How to purchase a vehicle from home with laptop in background

Find the perfect used vehicle at K&R Auro Sales without leaving your house!

How to purchase a vehicle from home

As the coronavirus spread across the country, it has forced many businesses to close or adapt. At K & R Auto Sales, we have adjusted and made the process of purchasing a vehicle online much easier. Curious about how to purchase a vehicle from home? You have come to the right place! See how simple the process is below!

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Person holding a bucket of cleaning supplies

Tips and tricks for cleaning the interior of your vehicle

How to disinfect the inside of your vehicle without damaging it

With the rapid spread of the coronavirus, it is more important than ever that we do our part to flatten the curve. Part of flattening the curve is making sure that you constantly wash your hands and disinfect areas that are frequently touched. It is important to not only disinfect the inside of your house but your vehicle as well. Keep reading for a guide on how to disinfect the inside of your vehicle without damaging it.

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Amber-colored oil pours iridescently from a grey bottle.

Do quick service oil change places commonly rip people off?

There’s a certain strange anxiety unique to the experience of having to get work done on your car when you don’t really know much about automobiles yourself. You’re having to put your faith into another human. Not only that, but you’re putting your faith in someone who pop culture since the dawn of the automobile has warned you about: the mechanic.

When you need an oil change, it’s tempting to go to a quick-service location. But when they quote you on the price, how do you know it’s fair? Is it just an urban legend, or is it truly common for auto mechanics to overcharge customers? Read the rest of this entry >>

A man in a suit realizes he has no credit score.

Who will approve my credit for a used car in Auburn, ME?

There comes a time in all of our lives when we need to buy a new vehicle. It doesn’t have to be new new, but we simply cannot keep driving the one we currently have. In order to keep on track with our daily routine, we need something that’s more capable and in better condition.

Unfortunately, obtaining a better car can be a big challenge for those with poor credit. In this situation, buyers need to find a dealership willing to work with those of their particular, less-than-ideal credit level. Where can one find a dealership to work with buyers with bad credit in Auburn, ME? Read the rest of this entry >>

two people cleaning a windshield

How should you clean the inside of car windows?

Cleaning the Inside of Your Windows

You’ve meticulously cleaned the interior. It’s been vacuumed, the dash has been wiped down, and now it’s time to clean the windows. So you grab some glass cleaner and paper towel and go to town. Except now there’s smears everywhere. Oh well. There’s nothing you can do, right?

Not quite. Here’s how you should clean the inside of car windows. Read the rest of this entry >>

Cars parked on a lot of dealership

3 Things to Look For When Buying a Used Vehicle!

Top Things to Search for When Buying a Used Vehicle

When you’re buying a used vehicle from K & R Auto Sales there are several things that you should look for! These range from key details in the interior to the engine and how the model runs and operates. To help you have an idea of what you should be looking for you we’ve compiled a small list for you! Continue reading below to see what tips we have for you!
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