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How does UConnect work and what can I do with it?
As you may or may not know, Billion Auto Group carries a full lineup of vehicles built by Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram. Additionally, it’s not a secret that all four of these brands all share the same parent company. Furthermore, that means that all of those vehicles host some version of the UConnect infotainment system. Just about every automaker operating in the United States today offers their special take on combining audio, connectivity and navigation functions into a single unit. But, the version offered by Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles takes this idea a step or two farther. So, how does UConnect work and what can you do with it? We put together this simple guide to help you learn the most important features. (more…)
What do I need to know when I drive in the mountains?
Montana might be known as the Big Sky State, but much of that sky is going to be occupied by some of the most beautiful mountains in the explored universe. It’s only natural that people are going to want to get out there and explore them. If you’re new to the area or just don’t have much experience with this, you might be wondering, ‘What do I need to know when I drive in the mountains?’ It’s important to have an idea of what to expect so you can be prepared for any problems that might crop up along the way. Obviously, you’ll need a vehicle that is built for this kind of driving. Billion Auto Group hosts inventory from several manufacturers that will work for you. Stop by the showroom today if it’s time for an upgrade. (more…)
How do I use the new technology in my GMC?
Not all that long ago, automakers really touted the fact that their vehicles offered radios that could pick up AM and FM stations. The range of standard and available technology found in the lineup of GMC trucks and crossover SUVs for sale at Billion Auto Group is almost something out of science fiction by comparison. If you’re considering taking home a new Sierra, Acadia, Yukon or possibly still learning about what your GMC vehicle can do, we’ve compiled a few videos to help you better understand what your truck or SUV can do. If you have further questions or would like to see a live demonstration, schedule an appointment with a Billion Auto Group sales professional today. (more…)
Best Automotive Service Department Near Yellowstone National Park
Camping is fun! Hiking is fun! Yellowstone National Park is awesome, but you don’t want to let a little car trouble stop you from enjoying it all. If your car has broken down while you are staying in the park, or just visiting for the day, we want to help you get back on the road! Billion Auto Group is located just across the border in Bozeman MT and we are fun! (more…)
What Is Heel-Toe Braking?
Speed will get you ahead, but it is patience, precision, and planning that wins races. To be able to push a vehicle to its full potential, you must first understand how the vehicle works in entirety. This is where heel-toe braking comes into play. If you don’t know the transmission and clutch in and out, you wouldn’t even think of this as a possibility. Luckily for all of us, however, we have the internet! (more…)
How to Test Drive a Car the Right Way
There are a lot of things that you need to do in order to get behind the wheel of the perfect car that fits your specific driving needs. While researching potential vehicles and reading up on reviews will help you narrow your choices down, the test drive will be the one the one thing that will help ensure you get the car that’s right for you. The following 3 tips will help you learn how to test drive a car the right way so you can find your perfect match. (more…)
Montana Road Trip Vehicle Checklist
Taking a road trip can be one of the most fun things you can do whether it’s with your family, your friends or by yourself. That feeling of freedom you get on the open road is unbelievable and unmatched by anything else. However, there are a few things you have to do in order to have a successful and stress-free road trip. Sure, you’ll have to plan your trip a little bit and make sure you pack the right gear for where you are going, but the most important thing you have to do is go over the road trip vehicle checklist to make sure your car is ready for the long trip. The following list will show you some basic vehicle maintenance your car needs before a road trip. (more…)
How to Negotiate the Price of a Car
Shopping for a new or used car doesn’t have to be difficult or stressful. If you know what you are doing, buying a car can actually be pretty fun and exciting. Although for many new and used car shoppers, the process is not fun at all. The difference in having fun and getting what you want at the best possible price is knowing how to negotiate. The negotiating process that happens when buying a new or used car is the most important part of the whole ordeal. If you know how to negotiate the price of a car you’ll not only get the best price, but you’ll also enjoy the experience and even look forward to it. The following list will help teach you how to negotiate the price of car so you can be prepared the next time you walk into a new and used car dealership. (more…)
How to Buy a New Car on the Internet
The way we shop for news cars has completely changed over the last few years. The old way to shop for a new car was to head down to your local dealership and spend hours listening to a salesman talk about what each new car has to offer you and how much it costs. These days you can learn about any new car you want from the comfort of your own home or office. The internet has drastically changed how new car shoppers hunt for the best car and the best possible price. If you would like to save time and energy the next time you want to buy a new car, these tips on how to buy a new car on the internet will certainly be very useful. (more…)
How to Buy the Car of Your Dreams
I’m sure you have a car in your mind that you’ve always wanted to own and drive but though it could never happen. Well, you’re wrong. It is possible to get behind the wheel of your dream car if you follow the 4 steps below. While it may not be easy or happen right away, it is more possible than you think. Shopping for the car that you’ve always wanted can be a fun and exciting time, just make sure you do it the right way so you get the car you’ve always wanted at the best possible price. By the time you’re done reading this you’ll know exactly how to buy the car of your dreams. (more…)