The Serra Subaru Blog

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

Cedar…

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Ready for a New Subaru? You’ve Got Plenty of Award-Winning Options

 

Subaru is one of America’s most-beloved – and decorated – brands.


With the high resale value and stellar safety ratings, it’s no wonder.


Whether you’re already an enthusiast or you’re just beginning to discover Subaru-greatness, this overview of available models can help you decide which vehicle is right for you.


Impreza

Available models:


  • 2.0i Sedan

  • 2.0i 5-Door

  • 2.0i Premium Sedan

  • 2.0i Premium 5-Door

  • 2.0i Sport Sedan

  • 2.0i…

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2018 Subaru Outback: Proudly Made in the USA (Updated)

 


Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 8/7/17 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


original link: https://www.serrasubaruakron.com/blog/2017/august/7/2018-subaru-outback-proudly-made-in-the-usa.htm


You probably know that Subaru is a Japanese car manufacturer.


But did you know that almost all Subaru models are also manufactured in the good old U.S. of A.?


The Impreza, Impreza WRX, Legacy, Outback, Forester, and Tribeca are all made right here.


It’s good for you, the consumer, because being made in America saves in shipping costs and the supply is plentiful, meaning you get…

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Car Care: Spring Guide to Cleaning Off the Winter Uck

 


It’s that time of year.


The time when no matter what color your paint job actually is, it looks gray.


It’s the grime that winter leaves behind.


Don’t worry – once the sun is shining again, you’ll be excited to bust out your bucket and hose and get to work shining up your ride.


Here’s what you should do.

Give it a thorough wash

This wash is more involved than a drive through your local no-touch car wash.


You have to make sure you get the yuck out of every single nook and cranny of your…

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Car Maintenance Matters: All About Fuel Filters

 


You know that your car needs regular oil changes.


Filling it up with gas is a no-brainer.


Maybe you’re vaguely aware of some of the other routine maintenance tasks your vehicle needs, but one of the parts that may get lost in the shuffle is the fuel filter.


Here’s what you need to know about this small-but-important car part.


The fuel filter’s job

Dirty gasoline is no good for your engine.


The…

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Savvy Car Owners Keep These Tools in Their Garage

 

Okay, so you’re not a mechanic.


That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have some tools on hand – just in case.


Some issues that come up are well within your ability and having the right tools will allow you to fix what you can.


Check out these tools that you should have in your toolbox.

Tire pump

Air isn’t free anymore.


Unfortunately, most gas stations will charge you for filling your tires up…

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What Your Vehicle’s Manufacturer’s Warranty WON’T Cover



Your new car comes with a manufacturer’s warranty.

If you’re thinking that it’s going to cover everything, you’re going to be disappointed.

While the warranty will cover a lot, it’s important that you have an understanding of what’s NOT covered.

Wear items
There are certain parts of your vehicle that will wear down over time and these are generally not covered under your manufacturer’s warranty.

This includes items…
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Time for a New Set of Wheels? 3 Tips for Saving Money



Buying a car is a major expense.

It’s probably one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make.

There are ways to purchase a vehicle without breaking the bank, however.

Here’s how.

1. Do your research
There are many websites and even apps that keep data about cars sold in your area and the prices they were sold for.

Don’t be afraid to negotiate in order to get the best deal.

You…
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Subaru Vehicle Spotlight: The Outstanding Outback



The Subaru Outback has been a standard-bearer for many years and the 2018 model is no different.

From the safety ratings to the uniquely-Outback look, it’s a winner all around.

The changes for 2018 are subtle but make a big impact on this already popular vehicle.

What’s new?
Subaru hasn’t made sweeping changes so much as tweak some aspects to make them even better.

They’ve made some changes to the interior…
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10 Questions You Need to Ask Before Buying a New Vehicle



Buying a car is a big deal.

You need to ask the right questions, but what if you don’t even know what you don’t know?

The last thing you want to do is spend a lot of money and then find out that you missed something important.

Here are some important questions to ask your salesperson when you’re car shopping and why they matter.

1. What is the actual cost of the…
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