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Serra Subaru Welcomes Mike LaGuardia

Serra Subaru Welcomes Mike LaGuardia


There’s a new kid on the Serra Subaru block

We’re thrilled to welcome Mike LaGuardia to our People Pleasin’ team.

Take a look at what Mike brings to the table.

Decades of experience at work for you

The Medina native has been putting people behind the wheels of their perfect-fit vehicles for over 30 years.

He’s come a long way since his first childhood job of slinging newspapers for the Medina Gazette – that’s for sure.

After working with satisfied customers at various Subaru dealers throughout the region, he spent the last…

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Why the Subaru Outback is Hottest-Selling Car in the U.S. (Updated)

Why the Subaru Outback is Hottest-Selling Car in the U.S. (Updated)

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 5/6/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


In 2016, that year’s Outback moved off dealer lots quicker than any other car in the U.S.

How long did it hang around?

The Subaru brand is still hot in 2018 – and looking ahead to 2019 – so it’s no surprise that the 2016 Outback wagon was the hottest-selling car in America.

It stayed on dealer lots less time than any other vehicle. 24/7 Wall…

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Follow “Phillip the Elf”: Establishing Fun Christmas Traditions (Updated)

Follow “Phillip the Elf”: Establishing Fun Christmas Traditions (Updated)

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 12/8/15 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.

Back in December 2015, we had a special visitor at Serra Subaru (Formerly part of Park Auto Group).

It was a lot of fun to follow Phillip around our dealership as he completed his special mission for Santa.

Phillip has gone back to the North Pole and has been dispatched somewhere else on the globe to gather intel for Jolly Old St. Nick, but we enjoyed the time he spent with…

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Serra Gives Back: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (Updated)


This post was originally published on 9/15/15 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.

We love to give back.

Several years ago, on October 18, 2015, Angela Battista from our Honda store organized a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk for the employees of Serra Auto Park (formerly Park Auto Group).

We were delighted to play a role in the fight against breast cancer, but here’s the thing: Events like this aren’t foreign to us.

In the 1980’s, the former Park Auto Group opened up in Green, Ohio. Right from the beginning, we made the commitment…

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Blessings in a Backpack [UPDATED]


In June of 2015, the Serra Auto Park (formerly Park Auto Group) family had a food drive that was enormously successful.

We were able to present three SUV's full of food during the Green High School boys soccer game on one Saturday evening.

The 180 employees of the former Park Auto Group – and our families – pulled together and gave well over 5,550 of the most-needed food items to children of The Blessings-in-a-Backpack program.

It’s been a few years since we had this event, but we continue to pull together, gather our resources and work to conquer childhood…

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Serra Subaru Service Department is Honored

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 10/26/15 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.

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Serra Subaru has a reputation for excellence.

It comes from our commitment to always put customer service first.

Here’s a prime example: In 2015, our service department was honored with the Subaru Exceptional Customer Experience District Champion award for the month of…

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Buying a Used Car? Why Mileage Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story


A new car vs. a used one.

It’s an age-old question for car shoppers everywhere.

Many people make the choice to go used because it seems to give them more bang for their buck.

If you’re among this group, your biggest question may be about miles.

How many are too many for a used car?

Let’s take a look.

Used car mileage guidelines

Given the choice between a vehicle with 50,000 miles and one with 200,000 miles, you wouldn’t be alone in assuming that the car with lower miles would be the obvious choice…

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Coming Soon to Serra Subaru: The All-New, Redesigned 2019 Forester


The 2019 Forester has been completely redesigned – inside and out.

Rest assured, there’s a lot to love in this new Subaru.

From cargo room to an advanced safety technology system that’s like no other, let’s break down the most exciting features of the 2019 Forester.

Subaru DriverFocus

Subaru is rolling out an all-new state-of-the-art system that’s unique in the vehicle world.

One of the most prolific causes of accidents today is distracted drivers.

This new system is so effective that it’s almost like having an attentive co-pilot with you at all times.

It gives an…

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A 5-Step Plan to a Superb Car-Buying Experience


Buying a new car is a big deal.

But it doesn’t have to be overwhelming.

All you need is a little help and some planning.

Here are the steps you need to follow to save money on your new vehicle –and reduce the stress and speed up the process.

1. Do your homework

Research different kinds of vehicles and the features they each have to offer.

Dealer websites will give you a ton of information and some will even allow you to “build” a car with all the bells and whistles you care to add.

You can also find…

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Ready for a Summer Adventure? Check Out These Ohio Happenings


There’s nothing like summertime in Ohio.

School’s out, the sun’s shining, and the days are longer than ever.

What to do first?

Here are some of the can’t-miss activities going on in the great state of Ohio this summer.

County fairs

If there’s one thing we know how to do, it’s put on a county fair.

From the animals to the concerts and the rides – not to mention the glorious food – there’s something for everyone.

Check out this complete list of when each fair in the state is taking place.

Cedar Point


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