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Adding a Backup Camera

Backup cameras are becoming ubiquitous: they are required on new vehicles from the 2018 model-year or later. On older cars, they were a luxury, but it's possible to modify a used car to have a backup camera if you want one for a car that didn't have it originally.

There are two kinds of aftermarket backup camera systems. If you already have a dashboard display, then the camera itself with the proper software will cost less than thirty dollars. For a vehicle that does not have a screen, then a kit with the camera and a display for…

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How to Keep from Getting Distracted While Driving

It is important for you to do all that you can to look out for yourself and those around you when you are driving. The team at Earthycars wants you to stay safe in all of the driving that you do and avoid becoming distracted when your eyes should be on the road.

One of the best ways to keep from getting distracted when you are driving is to make a rule for yourself that you will only use your cellphone in emergency situations. Do not spend hours talking on the phone while driving. Another way to keep from getting…
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Merits of Buying Used Cars From a Dealer

Many people choose to buy a pre-owned car rather than a new one for many reasons. You can save money, drive away in a unique or out-of-production car, and also enjoy less stress from the occasional door ding or dent. There are four main reasons why used car shoppers prefer to buy from a dealer like Earthycars:

Saves You Time

We carry a wide variety of used vehicles in our inventory, saving you time via one-stop shopping convenience.

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Winter is coming: find your ideal used vehicle today

Winter is coming. It may not exactly feel like it at the moment, but here in Vermont we know how quickly the snow can make an appearance. If you've been toying with the idea of investing in a vehicle but you're rolling on a lower budget, perhaps consider a fantastic used vehicle from us at Earthy Cars.

 

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Our used inventory includes all sorts of desirable brands including Audi, Ford, Toyota, Subaru, Mazda, Hyundai and many more. We'll be sure to incorporate your bu…

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Pre-Owned Cars in Burlington, Vermont

New to Burlington? Starting a new job or just beginning your studies at the University of Vermont? Well you're going to need an affordable, reliable used car to enjoy all of the state's hidden joys. That's why we encourage first-time buyers, students and new Burlingtonians to stop by the region's number one resource for pre-owned vehicles: Earthycars.

 

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Four Reasons to Consider a Used Car Purchase

Most modern cars and trucks can last for years with regular service appointments. That’s one big reason why the Earthycars team suggests that you start your search for a new car by browsing through our used car inventory. While there are benefits and drawbacks to purchasing a new or used car, we are pleased to share four reasons why you may want to give a pre-owned car a second look! A used vehicle gives you access to:

  • Unique models that may be out-of-production
  • Affordable daily transportation with low monthly payments
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Could Cars One Day Relieve Global Water Shortages?

Though it's not something we worry much about in our day-to-day here in Vermont, around the world, there is an increasing scarcity of clean drinking water. As climate change continues to take its toll and human population continues to soar upward, the UN estimates 47 percent of people will live in water-stressed areas by 2030.

Cars, you would think, are part of the problem, not the solution.

Ford…

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Bring Your Dog on Every Adventure with a Pre-Owned Car

If there is one thing Vermonters love, it's their dogs -- or as many cheekily dub them, "fur-children." And, if there's another thing Vermonters love more, it's taking their four-legged kids on outdoor adventures through the Green Mountains.

That means a lot of dog-hours on the road.

When you travel with your pet in the car, make sure you are doing it safely and with less stress by following these handy tips from Ford:

  • Keep a water bowl in the car for on-the-go hydration. Most pet stores in the Burlington and Williston area sell collapsible bowls made of…
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Is Burlington a Hotbed of Distracted Driving?

According to NHTSA distracted driving statistics, drivers under 25 are more likely to text while driving than any other age group. As a college town, Burlington must be facing a serious distracted-driving crisis!

But can we really blame younger drivers for all our traffic problems?

It is statistically true that younger drivers are more likely to drive distracted, and more likely to use a cell phone -- but the track record for members of older demographics is far...

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Don't Skip the Test Drive, Learn How to Evaluate Cars Like a Kelley Blue Book Reviewer!

If you recently started school at UVM or Champlain, you may be looking for an affordable used car to get you around the greater Burlington area.

Chances are, before you lay down money on a vehicle, you're going to want to test drive it first -- especially a used vehicle. On a test drive, you can make sure a pre-owned car or SUV is in good condition, and that it is equipped with the features you want.

However, many drivers, particularly younger drivers, often skip the test-drive step of the buying process because they don't know what to do…

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