December 2018 Holiday Events in Calgary, AB
There’s always something fun and exciting going on in Calgary, especially when winter rolls in and the holiday season begins. No matter what you’re looking for – a horse-drawn wagon ride, ice sculpting or seasonal shopping, there’s an event for you to enjoy before 2018 wraps up. Continue reading to learn more about several December 2018 holiday events in Calgary, AB that’ll get you into the holiday spirit. Read the rest of this entry »
How to prevent engine overheating
No matter what vehicle you drive or what engine you have, the possibility of overheating always exists. Vehicles are naturally hot, and if any component of the cooling system fails the engine can overheat, which can result in permanent damage. If you’re wondering how to prevent your engine from overheating, continue reading: We’ve put together some best practices you should follow to keep your engine working and healthy. Read the rest of this entry »
December 2018 Marathons & Runs in Calgary, AB
Runners looking to participate in December 2018 marathons and runs in Calgary, AB have several options to choose from. Various events, including a cross-country race, are set to occur this December in Calgary. We’ve put together a list of some of the largest race events happening in the Calgary area this December. Read the rest of this entry »
Differences Between Sedans and Coupes
For many drivers, the only difference they can cite between a sedan and a coupe is that sedans have four doors and coupes have two. However, there are more differences between the two body styles that are worth highlighting. If you’re looking for a list of differences between sedans and coupes, continue reading for an informational write-up on everything you should know. Read the rest of this entry »
How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter
The snowy weather is upon us, and that means it’s time to sit down and double-check that your vehicle is ready for the winter season. Vehicle maintenance is something that drivers should always be up-to-date on, but especially so in winter. Harsh cold, ice and snow can all damage an unprepared vehicle. If you’re wondering how to prepare your vehicle for winter, we’ve compiled a list of suggestions to get you started. Read the rest of this entry »
Halloween 2018 Events & Activities in Calgary, AB
Halloween is one week away! If you’re looking for a way to participate in the festivities in the Calgary area, it’s not too late. There’s a wide variety of Halloween 2018 events and activities in Calgary, AB for residents and visitors to enjoy. Read on to view a list of some of our top suggestions. Read the rest of this entry »
When you are searching for a used car it is important to find a vehicle that will help improve your daily commute as well as your everyday driving needs. One of the most often asked questions people have in their used car search is in regard to what the difference between a compact and a midsize sedan are. Here at Barlow Motors we want you to feel confident and informed in your used vehicle purchase and that is why seek out to answer all the questions that come up during the car-buying process. You can learn about the differences between a compact and a midsize right here below and you can find the used car you are looking for at Barlow Motors in Calgary today. Read the rest of this entry »
What Is Nissan’s Luxury Brand?
Nissan’s compact and economical cars fell into favor with the American market in the mid-1970s due largely to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) issued US Oil Embargo. Through the years Nissan has also partnered with other major auto manufacturers such as Ford, VW, GM, and Alfa Romeo which helped expand their product brand even further. Nissan’s sales expansion saw an influx of additional resources that they parlayed into an endeavor into the luxury market with their introduction of the INFINITI brand in 1989. Learn more about Nissan’s luxury brand, INFINITI, below along with information on how Barlow Motors in Calgary, AB can help you find and drive home an attractive and accommodating INFINITI vehicle today. Read the rest of this entry »
Is It Time to Replace or Rotate My Tires?
There is nothing more frightening than pressing on the brake pedal and skidding, sliding or hydroplaning through the rain or snow and here in Calgary it isn’t only scary it is downright dangerous. Sometimes a simple tire rotation can help alleviate your issue and in other instances it may be time to have your tires replaced altogether. Here at Barlow Motors we want you to be informed about the services we provide and that is why we will help explain when a tire rotation or a tire replacement is more suitable to your specific situation. Learn more about tire rotation and tire replacement from Barlow Motors in Calgary, AB right here below. Read the rest of this entry »
Where Can I Check My Credit?
There is a myth that permeates the general public’s perception that checking your credit score adversely affects your overall credit rating. And, yes, hard inquiries of your credit rating can detract from your overall credit score but using a service like Equifax, Transunion, CreditKarma, or even FreeCreditReport to see your credit score is not a demerit towards your rating. Some of these services will even allow you to check your credit score for free so you always know where you stand in the eyes of lenders before you apply for a loan. It is when you apply for a loan or new credit card that a hard inquiry will be made against your credit rating and it is these hard inquiries that can cause your credit score to fall. Keep reading to find links to more information regarding credit scores and ratings as well as links to websites that you can use to check your credit score. Read the rest of this entry »