The term “crossover” gets thrown around a lot in the automotive industry. It’s most often used to describe SUVs, but sometimes even wagons. What exactly are crossovers and what sets this type of vehicle apart from SUVs? Read the rest of this entry »
Chances are you have at least shopped for a used car before. Why would you want someone’s pre-owned vehicle when you could just get yourself a brand-new one? Well, used cars continue to be extremely popular anyway, but why is that? Keep reading to learn why you should consider getting a used car instead of a new one. Read the rest of this entry »
If you have ever rented a car, you know that the costs can add up. Renting a vehicle while you’re on vacation is very convenient, but it can also be pretty expensive. There are a few simple hacks that will save you some cash the next time you rent a car. Find out more below. Read the rest of this entry »
Now that the weather is getting nicer and nicer, it’s always a great time to venture out and explore the beautiful and breathtaking terrain that Calgary has to offer. Hiking, biking and camping are favourite pastimes for so many Albertans, and there are plenty of awesome places in our own backyard for you to do so – load up the car and check out the best provincial and national parks near Calgary AB all summer long! Read the rest of this entry »
Payment and ownership specifics with used vehicle financing
Buying a used car, truck or SUV is generally a rewarding experience, as it gives you the chance to upgrade your current model into something more advanced, powerful, beautiful, or in some cases, all three. If you don’t have the money up front to pay for your desired car outright, financing is always an option here at our dealership. So, today Barlow Motors will take you through the payment and ownership specifics with used vehicle financing to help you come prepared! Read the rest of this entry »
Night-Time Driving Tips & Tricks
According to the American National Safety Council, 50% of fatal traffic accidents happen at night despite only a quarter of the average driver’s weekly travel happening after sunset. That being said, there are many ways for drivers to make driving after nightfall a safe experience. We’ve put together several night-time driving tips and tricks for you to keep in mind next time you find yourself driving after dark. Read the rest of this entry »
Differences Between Wagons and Hatchbacks
Wagons and hatchbacks are both great options for drivers who want a spacious vehicle that provides a sedan-like driving experience. Because these two types of vehicle are so similar, many drivers find it hard to decide which one is right for them. You can learn more about the differences between wagons and hatchbacks through our comparative analysis below. Read the rest of this entry »
How does lane-keeping assistance work?
Technology can be a wonderful thing, especially when it’s used to make our favorite vehicles safer than in years past. With every passing model year, more vehicles are coming equipped with advanced driver assistance features like blind-spot monitoring and lane-keeping assistance. But how does lane-keeping assistance work, and why is it so important? We’ve put together all the information you need about this active safety feature down below. Read the rest of this entry »
April 2019 Events in Calgary, AB
Spring has arrived in Calgary, and what better way to celebrate than by participating in a few community events? There’s plenty of fun to be had in Calgary this April, especially with Easter right around the corner. Continue reading to view a list of fun April 2019 Events in Calgary, AB. Read the rest of this entry »
What is blind-spot monitoring?
Driver assistance technology is one of the greatest modern innovations in the automotive industry. Features like forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking keep drivers out of harm’s way while lane departure warning and rear cross-traffic alert help keep drivers aware of their surroundings. But of all the available driver assistance features found in modern vehicles, one of the most-desired is blind-spot monitoring. What is blind-spot monitoring, and how does it work? We’ve done the research and have broken down everything there is to know about this driver assistance feature down below. Read the rest of this entry »