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Tips for Driving to Grandma’s for Thanksgiving

Tips for Driving to Grandma’s for Thanksgiving

The holidays are fast approaching, are you ready for your family road trip to grandma’s house for Thanksgiving? Here is a how-to guide on maximizing fun during your family road trip.   Planning Pow Wow When you take the time to get everyone together to plan your upcoming trip, it gives you the opportunity for buy in so no one can say they were left out. It also gets everyone excited about the adventure you’ll take together. Pull out a map and make sure everyone has a drink in hand that makes them happy. Kiddos get the hot chocolate and you get whatever works for you! Talking trip details helps everyone feel empowered and on board for this adventure together.   Realistic driving schedule Don’t try to power through a long trip with small children or pets. Even if it’s just you, think about stops for food and bathroom. Never a bad idea to just stop for a good stretch or a cup of coffee. Consider making it even more fun with stops along the way. Short hike ... read more

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Car Buying Doesn’t Have to Be Scary! Tips to Make Car Buying Easy!

When it comes to some of the bigger decisions we make, buying a car is one of them, and the nature of a big decision, to make a big purchase, can cause us to freeze and feel overwhelmed. But making a big decision doesn’t have to be overwhelming, we have a few tips to help keep it that way.  Doing the Research: The first step to make car buying easier is to do research and start planning before you need a new car. Waiting until your old car doesn’t move anymore is only going to make your experience more stressful and much more dire if you have no other means of transportation. Now, knowledge is power, so finding out what your price range is, the needs you have for your vehicle, and what you like ahead of time is going to smooth the process out. Things that are going to provide you with the most bargaining power will be knowing the invoice prices, the price the dealer paid the manufacturer and not just the MSRP, for new cars; knowing your current car’s trade ... read more

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What’s New in the 2020 Lineup of Cars and Trucks?

What’s New in the 2020 Lineup of Cars and Trucks?

  In need of a new vehicle? Well, the new 2020 line up of brand new cars and trucks are bringing some amazing new innovations and ideas. From BMW to Toyota, 2020 proves to be an exciting year for new vehicles. A few of our most interesting finds are the 2020 Land Rover Defender, 2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe, and the 2020 GMC Sierra HD. The new 2020 line up definitely brings some exciting new models!   The 2020 Land Rover Defender is an amazing new model as it's a new release from its former Defender generation, which was sold from 1993-1997. When Land Rover made this announcement they also spoke of a camouflaged prototype of the Defender, more information will be revealed at a later date. Land Rover has tested this new model in many different types of extremes, making it a great vehicle for the adventurous ones. This ne ... read more

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Best Places to See Fireworks from Your Car in and around Denver

Best Places to See Fireworks from Your Car in and around Denver

Looking for a great firework show this summer? Antero Automotive will provide you with the best services possible! This summer, in the blazing heat, come into our shop to have your Air Conditioning system performance tested. We service all types of refrigerant, including the new R1234yf. The R1234yf was introduced in 2011 in the states with Cadillac and is now used in over 50% of 2018 model year vehicles, including Ford! Definitely the future for air conditioning! We are one of the only shops in the area that has the equipment and expertise to service vehicles equipped with this new refrigerant! One of Denver’s most famous firework shows is Independence Eve. This event, hosted on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019, is Colorado's largest free, community fireworks held at Denver’s Civic Center Park. This amazing event starts at 5:00 pm. You really don’t want to miss out on this! This is such a great location for a hot summer day! This July 4th, enjoy your day at Elitch Gar ... read more

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Getting Your Vehicle Road Trip Ready

Getting Your Vehicle Road Trip Ready

So you’re getting ready for a road trip, you’ve mapped it all out, packed your bags, and got your favorite snacks. You think you are all ready to go and have the perfect playlist set. But wait, you’re missing something! You’re not the only one who needs to get road trip ready, your vehicle also needs to be road trip ready. Especially since your vehicle is going to be doing most of the hard work. Even if it is a short weekend road trip it's still a good idea to make an appointment at Antero Automotive to ensure your vehicle will perform its best. You don’t want to get stranded in the wide open because you didn’t get an oil change before your long drive. A pre-trip auto check-up could make a huge difference in your trip. You should get your vehicle inspected about a week before your trip, it gives the mechanics time to fix any problems they might find. If you wait a day or two before, they might not have enough time to order a part and install it ... read more

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The Evolution of the BMW

The Evolution of the BMW

At Antero Automotive, we know BMW. In fact, one of our technicians is BMW-factory trained and knows them inside and out. We are passionate about BMW and that’s why we are BMW specialists. Because we love them so much, we wanted to take a moment and reflect on their evolution. Not everyone is a BMW fan, but those of us who are are truly committed to the brand. It doesn’t matter that the parts cost more or because they are designed with performance in mind, they are far more complicated than the average garage can handle… we adore them because they truly give us the ultimate driving experience.   BMW started out with aircraft engines in 1916 and went to motorcycles in 1923 before making the leap to the automobile in 1927. The very first BMW production car was the BMW 3/15. They’ve come a long way, baby. The BMW 3/20 is the first car designed and produced solely by BMW… doesn’t look a whole lot different the the 3/15, but at least it was all B ... read more

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What Every Diesel Owner Should Know About Auto Repair At Antero Automotive

What Every Diesel Owner Should Know About Auto Repair At Antero Automotive

Diesel runs in our DNA here at Antero Automotive & Truck Services, and that is why so many diesel owners in the Greenwood Village area trust us to service their diesel trucks and cars. We have a team of Master-level auto mechanics that are experienced with heavy-duty/high-performance diesel work, as well as advanced diesel diagnosis. Diesel owners know that their vehicle was built to be tough and last a long time. Diesels are rugged and can transport heavier loads, and that is why so many diesels are used as work trucks. However, some diesel trucks can be just as luxurious and smooth-driving as a Mercedes coupe, and we are finding a growing number of diesel owners in the Denver metro area. For those who are new to owning a diesel vehicle, it’s important to note that it takes a unique set of diesel skills and equipment to make sure your diesel continues to perform well. That’s why you should have a diesel specialist service and repair your car or truck. Diesel service ... read more

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What Every Porsche Owner Should Know About Auto Repair At Antero Automotive

What Every Porsche Owner Should Know About Auto Repair At Antero Automotive

If you own a Porsche, you have arrived! Porsche is a coveted brand, and we have yet to meet a Porsche owner who didn’t love their vehicle. Porsche owners are often surprised that we specialize in Porsche service and repair here at Antero Automotive & Truck Services in Greenwood Village. Our name doesn’t reflect the fact that we have a solid team of Master-level mechanics, and one of them is a Porsche expert who does amazing work. We understand that Porsche owners prefer the best service and repair on their vehicles. That is why we specialize in repairing these vehicles; we have a factory-trained auto mechanic that knows these vehicles inside and out. With our Porsche expert, drivers are delighted to discover that not only do we perform top-notch Porsche maintenance, but we often work faster and are more affordable than Porsche dealerships. We do our very best to provide the best service possible, and we love seeing the happy looks on our team’s faces when they h ... read more

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What BMW Revealed at the November, 2018 L.A. Auto Show

What BMW Revealed at the November, 2018 L.A. Auto Show

BMW continues to innovate and expand their ideas as well as their place in the luxury market. With this idea in mind, they introduced the BMW X7 as the next of the bold and beautiful model in their crossover lineup. Yes, it is big. Yes, it holds its own when it comes to a huge on-road presence. Three rows and seating for 7 does not diminish its luxurious feel even though there’s something about that fact that really should. But it doesn’t. That’s part of the Bimmer magic. Beyond the 7 is the 8 Series and WOW do these models beg for you to jump behind the wheel and take to the track. The reason for that undeniable pull is, for the first time, they started with developing the 8 Series as a track car and then modified them for the open road. These gorgeous coupes and convertible vehicles exemplify BMW’s commitment to the ultimate driving experience. The coupe will hit showroom floors a few months before the convertible, but the joy and freedom it will provide wil ... read more

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What Every Audi Owner Should Know About Auto Repair At Antero Automotive

What Every Audi Owner Should Know About Auto Repair At Antero Automotive

Aren’t Audis great cars? We love servicing and repairing Audi vehicles here at Antero Automotive & Truck Services because they are such great cars. After all, Audi is made by the same people who make Porsche and Volkswagen, so how can you not love the German engineering behind Audi vehicles? The Audi brand is known for luxury. The name alone is Latin for “listen,” which is the translation of the founder’s last name, August Horch. Audis are made with high-quality components and designed with plenty of well-appointed features. Audi drivers enjoy listening to the purr of the engine as they drive along the highways and byways of Colorado. When it comes to reputation, Audi is well-known as a comparable alternative to its rival, BMW. Yes, Audi drivers are passionate about their vehicles, and we appreciate that passion here at Antero Automotive & Truck Services in Greenwood Village. That is why we specialize in repairing these vehicles; we have factory-trained ... read more

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