Miami Lakes IIHS Names Used Mitsubishi Outlander Teen Driver

Two Used Mitsubishi Vehicles Named Best Choice for Teen Drivers

Miami Lakes IIHS Names Used Mitsubishi Outlander Teen DriverMitsubishi Motors is changing the game this year. Maybe 100 years was their lucky number, because it’s been surprise after surprise lately. This year at the New York International Auto Show, they showed off the new 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, and recently they popped up on the teen driving radar when the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the Mitsubishi Outlander and Outlander Sport top picks when shopping for a used car for a teen driver.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has been monitoring motor vehicle accidents for more than 50 years, making them a trusted organization when it comes to measuring vehicle safety. Recently, they put together a “best choices” and “good choices” list of used cars for teen drivers. To make the list, there are a couple of standards a car needs to meet:

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Miami Lakes Mitsubishi Outlander Sport NYIAS

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Debuts at NYIAS

Miami Lakes Mitsubishi Outlander Sport NYIAS

Over the last week, the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) has been going on and many vehicles have debuted. New brand names are coming out of the woodwork for the electric and hybrid vehicles, the SRT Demon was unleashed, and new SUVs and crossovers, like the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, are blooming.

That’s right – blooming. Since Mitsubishi Motors was bought out of bankruptcy by Nissan-Renault, it’s been making headway for a new finish line. In addition to the recent news like the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, the Outlander Sport Limited Edition and Mitsubishi’s announcement about their own autonomous driving technology, we now know Mitsubishi has given the Outlander Sport over 100 changes for the 2018 model year.

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Miami Lakes Tax Creditable Vehicles

Tax Creditable Vehicles

Miami Lakes Tax Creditable Vehicles

Tax season comes to an end this weekend. Did you enjoy the tax credit for owning a hybrid or electric vehicle? Wait, you didn’t know about that? Might want to fire up TurboTax and give it another go, because if you bought a vehicle (all electric vehicles and some PHEVs) that qualifies for a federal tax credit, you can subtract that amount from the money you owe the federal government.

Tax Creditable Vehicles

Yes, you read that right. If you bought a hybrid or electric vehicle in 2016, you are eligible for a tax credit. We mentioned back in March the tax credit for hybrid, PHEV, and electric vehicles (EV), and in February we covered a tax deduction for a Ram truck. There are many other vehicles that can save you some money, and Miami Lakes Automall has a few of them available. Take a look at this list:

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid – $7,500

Kia Optima PHEV – $4,919

Mitsubishi i-Miev – $7,500

Chevrolet Volt – $7,500

Chevrolet Spark -EV  $7,500

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Miami Lakes Beach Proof Car

Avoiding Car Damage and Mess from the Beach

Miami Lakes Beach Proof Car

Do you like to go to the beach? Do you hate all the sand in your car that comes with it? Do you wish you could leave the beach … at the beach? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, we’ve got some news for you. Here’s some things you can do to keep your car in good condition, even if you’re a beach bum.

Talkin’ ‘Bout the Car Wash, Yeah

Sometimes, it’s as simple as keeping your car, truck, or what-have-you clean. In the summer, the sun is out and it’s hot and it’s super bright. Car paint and finishes are vulnerable to all that sunlight and the finish can start to crack, peel, and bleed. Okay, not bleed, but you get it.

Best thing you can do to avoid damage to the finish is wash your car regularly and put on a coat of wax. Be it at the local gas station or in your own driveway, washing a car and applying protective wax at least once a month, and biweekly when temps are soaring, will help a lot. When coming back from the beach, don’t go straight to scrubbing — that leads to possible damage from salt air and any sand caught on the car. Instead, just rinse it down and wash it later.

Keeping the Sand Out

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