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Nissan Kicks Give You Some of the Best Safety Features

Driving can be very fun with the right vehicle. However, we have to think about the safety of the driver and passengers when we choose vehicles for our Giles Automotive inventory. Among the vehicles that we have chosen for our inventory is the 2019 Nissan Kicks. The features of this vehicle take the safety aspects to a higher level.

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Volvo V90 Safety Features

The Volvo V90 has one of the highest safety ratings for front-end crash prevention. With features like Intellisafe, you don’t have to worry about lane departures, blind spots, or front-end collisions. You can prevent most of these using the tools now included with the V90 models. In addition, there are other features such as adaptive cruise control, pilot assist technology, and other steering help that will make it so you’re safe on any road you travel on.

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Test Drive the New Volvo V60 Inscription in Lafayette

Each member of our team here at Giles Automotive know what a quality vehicle looks like. Its design, features, and technology play an important part when deciding to buy a new vehicle. We can help you find your next new vehicle and are excited to present this popular midsize sports wagon.

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Pushing Performance in the Nissan 370Z Roadster

Sleek, small, and seductive, the Nissan 370Z is a convertible the attracts attention on the streets of Lafayette. At Giles Automotive, we like to point out that amount of storage that is available, starting with a smart trunk that’s big enough to fit a golf bag even when the top is down. Behind the passenger seat, you also get parcel shelves and a parcel box to secure valuables.

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What Do You Need to Change a Tire?

Believe it or not, you don't have to be superman to change a tire on your car or truck. All you need are your tire tool kit, your spare tire, and a little know-how.

Once you have moved your vehicle to a safe location, use the lug wrench to loosen the lugs that are holding the old tire in place, but don't remove them yet! 

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Understanding and Servicing Vehicle Air Filters

Delivering fresh air to your vehicle's engine and cabin can help to ensure that it will remain running at optimum levels and efficiency. The engine air filter diverts harmful contaminants from the motor, ensuring that your vehicle operates without worry of deceleration or flat performance due to poor fuel combustion.

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Buckle Up and Avoid Motion Sickness on the Road

Motion sickness is a debilitating condition that can ruin any road trip. If not treated immediately, it can quickly progress to nonstop nausea, vomiting, and dehydration. Natural remedies such as peppermint or ginger have been shown to stop the symptoms before they start. Acupressure bands and focusing on the horizon can help to restore equilibrium to your brain and counteract the effects of the movement. Over-the-counter medications such as Dramamine can be taken as a preventative measure prior to beginning the trip. 

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Sharing the Road with Bikes

As more residents take to riding bikes on streets and roads, there is a greater need for driver awareness. Despite the growing number of bicyclists, many drivers are not sufficiently on guard for cyclists and the need to share the road. Bike lanes help drivers and cyclists share the road, and drivers must exercise care when driving and making turns near bike lanes.

Most drivers understand the importance of watching for bicyclists. They can avoid collisions by looking out for bikes and spotting their reflective gear at night to avoid getting too close. 

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Features in the New Volvo XC90 Momentum Trim

The all-new Volvo XC90 Momentum Trim is a popular luxury SUV for good reason. Here are two features you'll want to take a closer look at to appreciate.

Get the Volvo XC90 Momentum Trim on the road and activate the Adaptive Cruise Control feature, the vehicle does more than simply cruise at the desired speed. If the radar senses a vehicle ahead moving too slow, the car powers down enough to keep a safe distance til clear, then resumes that desired speed once clear. 

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Comfort For Everyone in the XC60 Inscription

The XC60 Inscription from Volvo has many features that are designed to help you and your passengers stay comfortable. This sought-after luxury SUV has a robust climate control system and an attractive moonroof.

The moonroof is expansive. It extends beyond the front seats and into the back so that your passengers can enjoy the view. With a simple press of a button, you can open the roof up to let in some air. You can also control light with the included shade. 

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