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Darkening Gel in Rearview Mirror Increase Nighttime Driving Safety

Rearview mirrors generally help keep drivers safer. You can see approaching cars and easily check the activity behind you frequently without taking your eyes off the road in front of you for more than a split second. However, regular rearview mirrors can become a bit hazardous at night when the glare from the headlights of the car behind you may have a blinding effect.

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Making Sure Your Vehicle is Dog-Friendly

Bringing our furry friends along for a ride can make us just as happy as it makes them. Pets can be hard on your vehicle, however, but there are ways to ensure your car is as dog-friendly as possible.

Rubber floor mats and seat covers can be quickly cleaned of mud and other debris, sparing your upholstery. 

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Don't Become a Car Theft Victim

The last thing any car owner wants is to be the victim in a stolen vehicle case. Luckily, there are some easy tips that can keep your car in your possession. Consider the following suggestions to ward off car thieves.

Make sure your vehicle is clearly identifiable. This means you should strive to keep the VIN number visible on the dashboard. 

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Looking for Vehicles That Have the Infotainment Features You Need

If you are in the market for a new vehicle, one thing you are probably thinking about is the set of features you are going to need. At UNITED IMPORTS our vehicles have gone through so many changes that they have some of the features that will cause you to be overwhelmed.

One set of features you are probably interested is the infotainment features. 

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How to Haggle the Best Price

Buying a “new to you vehicle” can be stressful. Walking on to a used car lot can feel like you're entering a shark tank. That is why we here at UNITED IMPORTS of San Jose, CA want to provide you with some tips about how to haggle for a used car.

First, make sure you do your research. See what similar cars with similar miles and features are going for in the area. 

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Which Truck Bed Liner is Best?

Protecting your truck's bed from scrapes, dents and the weather will help to extend the life and resale value of your vehicle. There are several types of bed liner, and the one you choose will depend on your needs and budget.

If you plan to haul heavy loads like rocks, bricks or metal, a drop-in liner will help to cushion the bed from impact when loading. 

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Don't Let A Splash Ruin Your Car

There are many things that you could be doing to your vehicle that are ruining its value. One of those is not paying attention to how you handle it while it is out on the salted roads. Salt corrosion is a real thing that sucks away the value of a vehicle really quickly.

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Keeping Your Pet Calm in the Car

A car ride can be great fun for your pet, but what happens when they start to get agitated? If your furry friend tends to be anxious on the road, you can take steps to keep them calm.

If your pet is new to the car, it’s a good idea to start small. Go for a ride around the block, and work your way up to drives around town. 

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How to Get the Best Gas Mileage

Gas mileage seems to be very important to most drivers today. We want you to be able to make informed decisions when buying a vehicle, having it serviced or even when purchasing gas. Stop at United Imports and get some helpful tips on ways you can save on gas costs.

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Choosing a Vehicle for Your Teen

Your teen has finally gotten a driver's license. This means it is likely time to get a new car. However, this is when things get tricky. When getting teenagers new cars, there are a lot of things that you have to consider for them. One thing that you have to consider is the safety of your teenager.

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