Three Tips for Test Driving

When looking to buy a new or used vehicle people usually research the car online, read reviews, and search for a good deal. Often times, the final factor in deciding whether or not to purchase the vehicle is the test drive. The drive may feel smooth and the car may seem perfect for your needs. But what should you actually look for when you test drive? Here are three tips that people often don’t consider when test driving a car.

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  1. Try a variety of road conditions

Test the car’s performance on hills, rough pavement, and winding roads. Test driving the car on a rainy day can also give you a better idea of how well the car handles. Subjecting the vehicle to multiple situations will display how safe the car is as well as how long the car will last.

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  1. Drive multiple cars

When you’re considering more than one type of vehicle, don’t wait long periods to test drive each of them. Driving multiple cars back to back will help you compare and contrast the different models.

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  1. Bring a friend

Having a second opinion when you are testing out cars increases the likelihood that all questions and problems will be addressed. Your friend may notice something strange or concerning about the car you’re test driving that you would overlook. Help from a friend can get you behind the wheel of your perfect car.

When you follow these tips, you will definitely become more acquainted with each car you test drive which will allow you to make the best decision. Now that you’re prepared, stop by our dealership for a test drive!

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Five Best Burgers in Honolulu

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Unlike other places in the United States, we get to celebrate summer all year round! Keep the warm summer feeling alive by checking out these top five burgers in Honolulu!

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Avocado Burger


After being around since 1975, you’d think that a successful restaurant like Kua’aina would truly master the art of an amazing burger. You’re in luck because that’s exactly what Kua’aina has done with their avocado burger! Kua’aina gives credit to their lava rock grills that perfectly grill the burgers and the generous pile of avocado that creates the iconic creamy and juicy burger.

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Specialty Burger

Beyond Burgers

Beyond Burgers’s delicious specialty burger gives credit to the local farmers for the hormone-free local beef. They have multiple pop-up locations, but you can always find their amazing burgers by following the smell of sweet Maui onions grilling next to a juicy patty, or you can just visit the monthly Eat the Street food truck rally!

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The Pint + Jigger Stout Burger

Pint + Jigger

Do you want to know how tasty Pint + Jigger’s stout burger is? It’s the only burger on the entire menu, because there is no need for any other beef patty option. P+J is famous for being one of the best beer bars on the island, and their burgers are made with local, grass-fed beef and oatmeal — definitely helping P+J earn their reputation on the island.

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Tavern Burger

Livestock Tavern

Livestock Tavern is the place you reward yourself with after after a long week of work and stress. Not only does this downtown eatery have the perfect relaxing vibe you’ve been craving, but it also has the perfect burger that knows how to hit the spot. The tavern follows the classic American seasonal laws of a great burger, starting with a thick juicy beef patty, topped with crispy bacon, melted gruyere cheese, tomato, frisee, and held together by a homemade Kaiser roll like a cozy soft bread hug. Are you drooling yet?


Those are some of our all time favorite places for local burgers, but we want to hear your favorite places, too! Let us know in the comments or on our Facebook page!