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Gripping The Road With Snow Tires

Before the winter season, you want to visit Land Rover of Tacoma to ensure that you have the best tires for your vehicle. If you live in an area that sees a lot of snow and ice, then you might want to consider winter tires. However, all-season tires are an option if the weather usually stays the same year-round.

Winter tires have a tread design that can easily slice through snow and ice compared to all-season tires that have more of a straight tread design. If you look at winter tires, you'll usually see small holes that work to…

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How to Make a Winter Survival Kit

Land Rover of Tacoma wants you to be safe on the road this winter. We know how hazardous winter conditions can be, and we want you ready for all situations. Consider building a winter survival kit for your car in case you ever get stranded on the roads.

Winter survival kits do not need to be intricate. Keep some basic items in your car in case the worst were to happen, and you found yourself stranded. Portable phone chargers ensure you can call for help. Flares and flashlights allow other drivers to notice you in the dark. Kitty litter helps…

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Is It Time for a Gasket Inspection?

Gaskets are rubber pieces that form a tight seal between different parts of your engine. They help keep fluids in place, keep gases in, and sometimes, keep dirt and dust out of vital components.

Many gaskets are made of rubber, but they can also be made from copper or steel. Gaskets can become damaged over time from chemical exposure, heat and extreme pressure. When a gasket begins to leak, it can cause fluid levels in the component to become low. This can damage parts due to friction and heat and can cause pieces to break off. 

 

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Tips That Will Help You Stay Safe While Driving on the Road with Bicyclists

If you have to share the road with bicyclists, then you need to know how to do so safely. We here at Land Rover of Tacoma have comprised a list of tips that will help you.​
  • Leave 4 feet of space between you and a bicyclist on the side of the road.
  • Yield to bicyclists on the sidewalk. They could ride into a nearby intersection, causing a disruption in traffic.
  • Pay extra close attention to kids that are riding bikes on the road. They tend to be unpredictable.
  • There could be hazards on the road that a bicyclist will need…
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The Range Rover Evoque Has Adaptive Safety Technology

As a high-end crossover sport utility vehicle, the Range Rover Evoque offers a premium ride in Fife. Optimized for urban cruising, this five-seat model is listed for sale and lease by Land Rover of Tacoma. Here's an overview of the car's sophisticated safety technology that's optimized for defensive driving.

Active when the Evoque travels slower than 50 MPH, the Emergency Braking applies optimal pressure on all four brakes in critical situations. Additionally, this innovative braking function prevents accidents with pedestrians when the speedometer reading is less than 37 MPH.

 

 

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Don't Let Auto Finance Terms Confuse You

Buying a new car can be very exciting, but it can also be confusing if you’re getting financing and don’t understand all the auto finance terms the dealer or bank uses. Our team at Land Rover of Tacoma would like to help you better understand the financing process. Here are some terms you might hear and what they mean.

• Principal – the amount you need to borrow (car price, registration, taxes)
• Interest – the amount you will pay the bank for borrowing from them
• Payments – the amount you pay each month on the loan
• Term – the number of months you…
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Tips for a Roadside Emergency

We rely on our vehicles to get us everywhere safely, although sometimes it just doesn't work out that way. That's why, we encourage Fife, WA drivers to know how to respond when they are faced with a roadside emergency. After all, nothing is more important to our team at Land Rover of Tacoma than your safety on the road.

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Range Rover Sport: Dynamic and Intelligent SUV

Can a luxury SUV deliver outstanding off-road performance? The Range Rover Sport surely exceeds expectations for its class. Sold by Land Rover of Tacoma in Fife, WA, this three-row SUV is equipped with sophisticated technologies that adapt to the road.

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Understanding your suspension system


Our team here at Land Rover of Tacoma want to make sure that you're informed on the different systems in your vehicle. The suspension system in your car helps to make your drive smoother, and here are some tips for keeping it in working order.

Your suspension system works to improve your vehicle's handling along with minimizing the bumps and vibrations from the road. Over time, your suspension system will need some work. Ball joints, bushings, and tie-rod ends will wear out even with normal use. If you've hit a pothole or curb, it can also damage…
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Learn More about Your Vehicle’s Braking System

If you’ve heard a mechanic mention brake pads but you’re not sure exactly how they work, you should take the time to get familiar with this important automotive component.

Brake pads are made of a heat-resistant material and are designed to absorb the friction that’s created when the brakes are used to slow or stop a vehicle. They serve to make braking more effective and extend the life of the braking system. Numerous types of brake pads are available on the market, and your vehicle’s manufacturer will generally recommend a specific type of brake pad in…

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