2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

When buyers picture a Chevrolet truck, the first thing that comes to mind is often the Silverado lineup. That’s understandable, given that capable series of pickups are known for being the most durable and long-lasting full-size pickups out there. But Chevrolet also has a most impressive mid-size option: the Chevrolet Colorado. Not only is the Chevrolet Colorado perfect for floating between city driving and capable performance, but the off-road version — the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 — is perfectly suited for the adventurer. This year Motor Trend gave the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 the attention it deserves by choosing it as a “Truck of the Year” Finalist. The off-road package takes this Read More →

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

The 2018 Equinox interior is spacious and comfortable, and its designed with convenience in mind. In fact, Chevy engineers recently revealed an interior design that’s not only stylish, but also practical. Chevy monitored various social media channels in order to learn about color and fabric trends, as well as everyday problems that drivers experience, like stains. According to Chevrolet, the 2018 Equinox interior will offer a durable denim-like seat fabric that’s easy to clean, stylish, and resistant to staining and scuffing. The black denim-like material is trending on a range of social media sites, ensuring the look is popular as well as practical. Additionally, Chevy will also offer leather trim, Read More →

Thanksgiving meal

Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year, one reason we at Carl Hogan Automotive have compiled a list of Thanksgiving travel tips. Believe it or not, AAA announced last year that over 48 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more for the holiday, which means roads will be even more hectic and driving will be more stressful. According to the American Red Cross, you should give yourself extra time to avoid unnecessary stress. In particular, one major cause of accidents is driver fatigue, something that can easily be avoided if you allow yourself proper time to rest. If you didn’t get seven to nine hours Read More →

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Centennial Edition

Chevrolet trucks have been a dominating force in the industry since the first model arrived on the road 100 years ago. To celebrate the milestone, the American automaker is bringing a celebratory, limited edition pickup for the model year, and the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Centennial Edition is a must-have truck. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Centennial Edition model was revealed at the Lone Star State gala at the Texas State Fair. The full-size truck will only be available as off-road-oriented LTZ Z71 model with authentic aesthetic touches that make it stand out on the road. The limited edition model will feature a Centennial Blue paintjob and a blue bowtie with Read More →

2018 Chrysler 300

The fall season is finally here and with the cooler weather, pretty leaves, and holidays comes new road hazards. We at Carl Hogan Automotive would like to share some fall weather driving tips from SafeBee.com writer Muriel Vega. Fog Fog can be a major hazard during fall. While it will clear up as the day goes on, most drivers make their daily commute in the morning. Combined with the sun, fog can be blinding. Make sure to have your lights on, exercise caution, and keep an eye out for brake lights. Wet Leaves Mississippi isn’t free from the fall rains and falling leaves. While a sight to take in, a Read More →

Chrysler 200S

Used cars are becoming more and more popular thanks to advances in durability, technology, and engineering. While drivers in previous decades may have been wary of buying used, it makes sense for many car shoppers today to at least test pre-owned vehicles. There are a few tips for buying used to keep in mind next time you shop. According to US News, you should always take your time and look carefully at every body panel individually. Look for dings, dents, rust, and scratches. Commonly overlooked areas include the roof, hood, and trunk lid. Body damage not only lower the value, but if the panels are wavy or uneven, it may Read More →

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet recently announced details about the 2018 Equinox Diesel, one of two diesel powertrains offered on crossover utility vehicles in the industry for the 2018 model year. Offering improved fuel economy and impressive torque, a diesel engine is great for drivers who want added capabilities without sacrificing gas mileage. According to Green Car Reports, the 1.6-liter turbo-diesel engine was added as an option due to increased demand for better fuel economy on SUV models. While diesel powertrains are considerably more popular in Europe, some are beginning to make their way to the US. The 2018 Equinox is one of Chevrolet’s first compact crossovers to have such an engine. When properly Read More →

What to Do After a Car Accident

Remaining calm is the first step one should take after experiencing an accident, but do you know what comes next? Many drivers will be in their first accident and fail to take the proper measures to ensure they can make a hassle-free claim. We at Carl Hogan Automotive know just what to do after a car accident occurs and are glad to inform you. Prepare Being prepared for an accident before it happens can go a long way when it comes to preventing a major medical disaster and helping your claim. Write down your medical information, name, and emergency contact in the event that you’re in a serious accident and Read More →

You love your car and you love driving – but you probably don’t love spending money on gas. Luckily for you, there are plenty of ways to save gas so that you can hit the road without hitting your wallet. Here are some tips from Carl Hogan Automotive. Keep Tires Inflated Check your tire pressure regularly to save money on gas. The lower your tire pressure is, the more resistance you have against the road, and the more gas you burn. Slow Down Believe it or not, simply slowing down will save you money on gas. Going the speed limit everywhere, in the city and on the highway, will actually Read More →

It looks like consumers who love the current Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger models will have a little more time with them that expected. Rumors have been floating around that these American-made muscle cars will be hanging around without a refresh until 2020. According to a report from Automotive News, the Dodge Challenger and Charger debut date won’t be until the 2021 model year. Only then will Fiat Chrysler outfit these large sedans with its new Giorgio platform. According to Automotive News’ sources, one of Fiat Chrysler’s large sedans, which includes the Chrysler 300 along with the two Dodge models, will end production. The new Giorgio platform is currently used Read More →