The importance of Vehicle Maintenance

Our cars are powerful and complex machines, performing feats of great speed and power while we are lucky to be able to get to the mailbox without losing our breath. Despite their strength, our vehicles are not immune to problems or breakdowns. Cars still fall victim to service issues and, for the most part, the newer they are the more likely they are to do so. This is not due to the subpar mechanics or parts manufactured overseas. On the other hand, the most common cause of a breakdown can be credited to the owner's negligence. Here are a…

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Spotting the Warning Signs of a Failing Car Battery

Being the victim of a dead battery is never a fun experience, which our staff at Knauz Auto Park can detest to. When you are able to quickly identify when the battery in the vehicle is about to fail, you will lessen the likelihood you are going to be stuck on the side of the road waiting for someone to come help. Pay attention to a few of the more common signs that the car battery is going to fail:

  • If you try to use the car horn, you will notice that the sound appears to be very weak.
  • The…
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Why Buy Used from Knauz North Used Car Center?


Buying a new car is fun. You get the fanciest new technology like smartphone integration, backup cameras and the latest design styles. You get the panache of having a brand new ride that no one else has driven, except maybe a porter. But did you know that you could potentially save thousands of dollars by buying used?


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Knauz Autos Reminds You to Wax Your New or Used Vehicle Regularly!



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Here at Knauz Auto Group we are all about providing the population of Lake Bluff, Illinois with quality cars. We'd like to think that every person treats their car like we do. So in the hopes of being helpful and continuing to provide excellent customer service to our patrons, we'd like to share some car-maintenance tips. Specifically, we want to remind you of the importance of maintaining your paint's finish by way of regular washing and waxing.


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The Hyundai Elantra is the Perfect New Car for Your Teenager



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Don't take our word for it. U.S. News and World Report's recent article "2017 Best New Cars for Teens", ranked the 2017 Hyundai Elantra the number one choice for new drivers. The article factors in many factors, such as safety, inclusion of driver-assistance technologies, and other technology that even allows parents to set speed and audio volume restrictions.


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MINI Connected Puts the Power of Technology at Your Fingertips

Despite being relatively small packages, new MINI models like the MINI Countryman have the potential to be packed full of exciting and innovative technology features.

With the MINI Connected infotainment system, you transform your dash console into technological command center with a 6.5- or 8.8-inch display.

MINI Connected gives you access to apps on your smart phone such as Pandora and Spotify so you can enjoy your life's soundtrack without ever having to touch your phone. You'll also gain access to real-time traffic updates and weather with the Journey Mate app.

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