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The Economy of Maintenance for Minneapolis Drivers

Tuesday 01 January 2019

Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Minneapolis drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't like the inconvenience and uncertainty of vehicle repairs. But that payment has a detrimental effect on our budget and bank account.Edmunds.com ... read more

New Life for Your Older Car in Minneapolis

Tuesday 25 April 2017

Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Minneapolis families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your parents just told you to do without, that you should have taken better care of it. They considered the loss a “life lesson.”But today many Minneapolis drivers tend to neglect on... read more

Let Uptown Imports Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

Tuesday 18 April 2017

If you haven't shopped in the Minneapolis area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Minneapolis, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a few more years gets even more attractive.On the plus side, vehicles these days are engineered to last for 150,000 miles (250,000 km) or more. So why don't they? Usually it... read more

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Uptown Imports

Sunday 13 March 2016

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing MN residents to review their finances. More and more Minneapolis drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today have over 75,000 miles/120,000 km on them. And the average age of vehicles is now over eleven years. That translates to some car care issues that many Minneapolis men and women haven't dealt with in the pas... read more

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