June SoCal Festivals to Kick Off your Summer

June SoCal Festivals
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One of the great things about summer is the ability to road trip to fun festivals. If you live in or around Irvine, CA and are looking for some festivals to start off your summer in style, you are in luck. Two festivals that need to top your list of summer road trips include the Beaumont Cherry Festival and Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival, both just about an hour’s drive from Irvine. Both festivals take place the first weekend of June this year.

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Benefits of Buying New vs. Benefits of Buying Used

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Aside from your home, your vehicle is going to be one of the biggest purchases you will make. Like with any big purchase, you want to make sure that you do your research beforehand. One of the most important decisions you will have to make is whether or not to buy a new or used car. We here at Irvine Auto Center near Garden Grove, CA have a huge selection of both new and used vehicles, so to help you decide, here is a look at the benefits of being a new car vs. a used car.

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Spend Saturday at the Irvine Korean Cultural Festival

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Love Korean culture? Looking for a fun, educational and exciting Saturday activity? Look no further than the Irvine Korean Cultural Festival that will be taking place this weekend on May 13! This is the eighth annual festival, and its goal is to share Korean cultural heritage and art with the Irvine community. We here at Irvine Auto Center are happy to be a sponsor of the event, and would love to see you there!

 

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How to Pick a Reliable Service Center for your Car

Mechanic Brakes by Guido1982 via Pixabay (Public Domain)
Mechanic Brakes” by Guido1982 via Pixabay (Public Domain)

 

Finding reliable service centers for your vehicle can be difficult, if you don’t know what you are doing or what to look out for. How many times have you heard about people being overcharged for repairs or repairs not being completed properly? The last thing you want to do is take one of your new cars in Irvine, CA to service centers like those. You want somebody you can trust to do the job right. Luckily for you, we here at Irvine Auto Center near Long Beach, CA have reliable, trustworthy, and fairly-priced Service Centers available at our dealerships, and they are ready to give you the best service possible!

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Road Trip to Three States from Irvine, CA

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GPS Navigation by Clker-Free-Vector-Images via Pixabay (Public Domain)

Road trips were a favorite pastime for many people, but as gas prices climbed road trips declined. Today road trips are once again gaining in popularity, thanks to the decline in gas prices, improved fuel efficiency, and increasing air fares. Want to go on a road trip, but still own a vehicle that doesn’t get the best gas mileage? Don’t let that stop you! Trade in your used car in Irvine, CA for something new here at Irvine Auto Center.

Are you ready to go on a road trip with a fuel-efficient vehicle? After purchasing one of our new cars in Irvine, CA here are three different states you can adventure in.

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Celebrate National Car Care Month This April

Wash A Car by Sasint via Pixabay (Public Domain)
Wash A Car by Sasint via Pixabay (Public Domain)

Engine making a funny noise? Windows covered in filth? In desperate need of a new paint job? Has your car seen better days? With April being National Car Care Month, why not give your car the time and attention it deserves? Here at Irvine Auto Center we can show you how.

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After Winter Care Maintenance for your Vehicle

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Mountains Sky by tpsdave via Pixabay (Public Domain)

In California, we’re privileged to have relatively mild winters compared to most of the country. However, each change of season does bring with it specific challenges to your vehicle’s maintenance routine. While we gave you pre-winter tips back in December of things to take care of before the true winter hit, these new tips are important to take into account now to get your car ready for the new season. We here at Irvine Auto Center understand the importance of car maintenance and have the Irvine Autoplex Service Center available for all your service needs. Here are some car preservation tips that you can schedule for after winter auto care to ensure the longevity of your prized vehicle. Continue reading After Winter Care Maintenance for your Vehicle

Tips on Driving in the Country vs. the City

City Image and Country Image both via Pixabay (Public Domain)
City Image and Country Image both via Pixabay (Public Domain)

While we live in beautiful Southern California, there are both city and country roads to consider when taking road trips, extended vacations, or just making the commute to work. We here at Irvine Auto Center know how important it is to be fully aware of your surroundings, especially with a new car, so we’ve compiled a list of some tips on how best to drive in the country and in the city:

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Make these Monthly Car Meet-Ups Your Tradition

Agenda by Geralt via Pixabay (Public Domain)
Agenda by Geralt via Pixabay (Public Domain)

If the shear sound of an engine, the speed, and the acceleration of a car peaks your interests, then these monthly meet-ups around Irvine are not something you want to miss. The Marina Car Cruise, Huntington Beach Cars and Cruise, and Garden Grove’s Cruise Night are some of the must-see car events around Irvine. And before you make it to those events you can come to Irvine Auto Center to find the perfect vehicle for you to cruise in to these events in style.

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Where to Have Fun Around Irvine, CA

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If you’re in Irvine on a road trip or vacation there are many things you can see and do that are really close. We here at Irvine Auto Center absolutely love our city of Irvine, and have some great suggestions of where to spend some fun times. Here we suggest some activities and sights to see on a day trip from Irvine, CA.

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