Tag archives for auto service

Getting Ready for a Road Trip

2013 Chevy Tahoe

Iowa is nice, but eventually, most drivers feel the need to wander a bit. Whether that means just driving over to Iowa City, going as far as Chicago, or even to one (or both) of the coasts, just driving somewhere new and seeing more of the country can do wonders for your mood — that’s […]

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Driving Through Fresh Snow

winter driving

Shortly after I had moved out of my parents’ house, I found myself in a situation that was not exactly enviable: I had to drive across the state early on Christmas morning to see everyone to whom I had promised an appearance. This was about a one-hundred mile journey, and, by my figuring at the […]

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Driving on the Ice

Winterize Your Car

As a child, I lived near a lake, and one of the most vivid memories of my childhood is going to the shores during wintertime. The lake was frozen and it was snowing, but through the haze I saw something that I’ve never seen since: a beat-up old car doing donuts on the surface of […]

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10 Useful Tips When Buying Tires

New Tires

When it comes to tire buying, it’s crucial that you find the safest, best-performing brand and type for your car. The Pat McGrath Chevyland service department wants all drivers to know how to get the right tires for your vehicle. Unfortunately, many people overlook this significant aspect of a vehicle, which leads to many problems […]

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Determining Long-Term Durability of Vehicles

2012 Chevy Silverado

You don’t need car repair experts to tell you that the long-term durability of a vehicle is important. Why buy something that won’t last? Fortunately, automakers and parts manufacturers are committed to ensuring that their products can stand the test of time, and they make sure of that by way of a series of tests. […]

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Learn About Rim Size With Pat McGrath Chevyland

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco

If you’re tired of scouring car dealerships in the Cedar Rapids area for one that will answer all of your vehicle-related questions, then you should head over to Pat McGrath Chevyland. We’re happy to help you make the most of your vehicle in a variety of ways. Lately, outfitting your vehicle with bigger wheels appears […]

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Should You Switch to Low-Profile Tires?

2013 Chevy Camaro

If you’re looking for car dealers in the Iowa City area that can fill you in about how to make the most of your vehicle, then you’re going to want to head out to nearby Cedar Rapids, where you’ll find Pat McGrath Chevyland. Lately, low-profile tires have been quite popular, showing up on everything from […]

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Child Safety Tips for Booster Seats and Safety Belts

Child safety seat

Most vehicle systems, like seat belts and airbags, are engineered specifically for adult sized persons. These systems are not designed to accommodate children, so other steps must be taken to keep your child or infant safe in the car. Safety is extremely important to Iowa Chevy Dealers, and Pat McGrath Chevyland is proud to sell […]

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Safety Tips to Help Prevent Accidents

Car Accident

The vehicles we sell at our Chevy dealership in Cedar Rapids, IA are loaded with the latest safety features, but there’s something even Chevy safety features can’t prevent: human error. The majority of crashes are due to human error and until cars start driving themselves, we all need to do better. Pat McGrath Chevyland wants […]

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Safe Driving Tips from Pat McGrath Chevyland

Brake Lights

Safety on the roads is the responsibility of all drivers. The fact is that the vast majority of accidents can be avoided if drivers would follow a few basic safety rules. At Pat McGrath Chevyland in Cedar Rapids IA, we are always concerned with the safety of our customers. While all the new Chevrolet vehicles […]

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