City Mouse Versus Country Mouse
How to Shop for a Carthe Fits Your Location
Part 1: The CityDweller
While exciting, living in a major or even minor metropolis likedowntown Frederick for example requires certain considerations when you’reshopping for a new vehicle. Congested roadways, swiftly moving trafficpatterns, and the scramble for limited parking are all hallmarks the downtown dwellerknows all too well.
So what features are most important to have in your newvehicle if you live in a city?
Picking a vehicle with high safety marks will serve you wellin the city. Accidents happen everywhere, but are even more common in congestedurban centers. Picks like our 2016 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition can offer you real peace ofmind, as it ranks among the safest brand of vehicles on the road today.
This ain’t the suburbs. If you live in a city, you mayparallel park on the daily, both at work and at home. And let’s face it, streetparking is perhaps the most intimidating of all parking–requiring skill,confidence and calm under pressure. Gone are the days however, when you have toface this feat alone. Many newer car models come equipped with parkingassist features such as a rearview back-up camera. One such option is our 2017 Chevrolet Equinox LT. Let the vehicle work for you when you’re backing in andalert you when you’ve come a bit too close for comfort to another vehicle.
Blind Spot Detection
We hesitate to use the word “aggressive.” But one must be assertivewhen driving in a the city. Getting to your destination often requiresswitching lanes and passing many times over. And hazards abound in tight cityroadways, like traffic entering from alleys, cyclists sharing the road, pedestrianswalking into the street and the stray open car door here and there. Finding avehicle like our 2015 Cadillac Escalade Luxury is a huge help for the city driving. This vehicle offersblind spot detection which alerts you when an unseen object has entered yourblind spot, allowing you to assess when it’s safest to make your move, withoutruining anyone’s day.
A Technology Package
You may not think all the bells and whistles matter toomuch. But purchasing a vehicles that’s outfitted with tech like a Wi-Fi hotspot,bluetooth connection, satellite radio and premium navigation can be a literal lifesaverand timesaver. Many of these option can be found in vehicles like our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee High Altitude. Enjoy the opportunities to stay both entertained and informed asyou can access your podcasts and music easily and tap into your navigation system maps to get you where you need to be without missing a beat.