A Step-by-Step Guide to Changing a Tire

Driving isn’t the only thing you should know how to do when you own a car. Basic vehicle maintenance and repair are also important knowledge to have for your vehicle’s health and your safety.

This is especially true in the unplanned event of a flat tire. That’s why our team at Boch got together to create this step-by-step guide to changing a tire – so that you’ll know what to do when the unexpected happens.

First Things First

Find a safe location.

Reduce your speed slowly and scan your surroundings for some solid, level ground.

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What are the different tire options available for my vehicle?

Theoretically, shopping for tires should be easy – if you’re just swapping out your old ones for more of the same. But when you want to explore the different tire options out there, things can get difficult. There’s a fair amount to take in and understand, from deciphering tire sizing and standards to figuring out the best tires for every situation.

That’s what our teams at Boch are here for. With some of the brightest tire experts in Massachusetts, we are ready to help you find the right tire for your vehicle and your driving preferences. So let…

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Tire Safety: How to Check Tire Health

It’s easy to overlook the maintenance of your vehicle’s tires, but ensuring they are in good shape is important for your vehicle’s performance and your safety on the road. We recommend giving them a visual check once a month to make sure they’re within safe and legal standards so you can stay in control behind the wheel.

The best way to determine the condition of your vehicle’s tires is to have them inspected by one of our service professionals at one of our Boch Automotive dealerships, but you can also do a visual check yourself…

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Who Makes The Best Synthetic Oil For Vehicles?

Known as the lifeblood of your engine, motor oil is extremely important for your vehicle’s health and performance. It cleans, cools, and lubricates all the parts of your engine so that your vehicle can run at optimum performance. Depending on your vehicle’s needs, you may need to use a conventional, synthetic blend, or a fully synthetic oil.

Nowadays, with the vast improvements in car engines and performance, there’s been an increase in demand for the purest type, synthetic, because it is more effective at reducing engine sludge and improving performance. Synthetic oils contain highly

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When is the Best Time to Trade-in a Vehicle?

Trading in your old vehicle is a great way to easily get that old hunk of metal off your hands and save money on a newer model. But is any time a good time to trade?

When it comes to such a big financial investment like a car, it’s smart to use some strategy. Our team at Boch has put together some things to consider that will help you know when the best time to trade in your old vehicle is.

Best Time to Trade in a Vehicle at Boch Auto Group | Woman calculating finance

Expenses, Age, & Equity

Firstly, take a look at the condition of your car. Is keeping your current vehicle…

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Where Do I Begin the Process of Trading in a Vehicle?

Buying or leasing a vehicle can be an overwhelming process, especially if it’s your first time. From researching the hundreds of options to preparing your finances, a lot must be considered for such a big investment and lifestyle purchase. And, of course, getting any help paying for your shiny new car or truck is always a plus! Which is probably why you’re considering trading in your old vehicle. So, where do you begin?

 

 

Step 1: Price your Trade-in

Firstly, you’ll want to figure out the value of your old vehicle that you plan to trade-in. You can…

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When is the best time to trade-in a vehicle in Massachusetts?

There are a lot of opinions flying around about when and why you should trade in a vehicle. It’s like buying a plane ticket – everyone thinks there is one perfect time to do it, one perfect situation.

In truth, there is no perfect time to trade in a vehicle. The amount of fluctuation in the market, demand for used vehicles, and individual factors all have an effect. Everything from driving conditions to upkeep matters – a car driven in the city will take a bit more beating than the same vehicle with the same mileage that has highway miles on…

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When is APR Used?

When it comes to buying a car, you want a trusted dealer that will make sure you completely understand your agreement.

That’s why you’ve come to Boch Automotive, where your trust and satisfaction are highly valued. We make it our mission to explain every little detail of the car buying process so you are guaranteed to leave with confidence and a smile after you purchase.

So, what is APR anyway? It stands for Annual Percentage Rate, or the total amount of interest paid on your car loan over one year, including the fees and charges of initiating and…

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What is APR and How is it Calculated?

If you’re looking to buy that new or used car, it’s possible that you’ll be taking out a car loan.

Unfortunately, it costs to borrow money, so in addition to the principal amount you will be paying interest. Interest is expressed in the APR but isn’t quite the same thing.

Knowing some basics about interest and APR is what will help you get the most bang out of your buck when it comes to car loans.

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What Do You Need to Bring With You to Purchase a Car in Massachusetts?

So you’re ready to walk in to one of Boch Automotive Group’s convenient locations and get back on to the streets of Massachusetts in your brand new car. You’re excited for that new car smell, and to have some shiny new metal to show off to the neighborhood. You just can’t wait to pull out of the lot and take your new ride out for a spin.

The last thing you want is to get hung up in the buying process. There’s quite a bit of paperwork to process, I’s to dot and T…

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