What’s Happening in November in O’Fallon MO?

What's happening in O'Fallon MO this autumn?

Photo courtesy: City of O’Fallon MO municipal department.

 

As the temperatures cool down in O’Fallon MO, the holiday season kindles community, altruism and compassion. O Fallon’s preferred dealer, GMT Auto West publishes a shortlist of free happenings in O’Fallon and Saint Peters for the month November.

Donate to the O’Fallon Food Drive

O’Fallon MO (City Hall) hosts its annual food drive, dubbed, “Cornucopia of Care Food Drive,” Every day from November 3 through December 2014. Please visit www.ofallon.mo.us/ for additional details

Packaged perishables such as canned, boxed or bagged (non-frozen) foods are being accepted at any of the three drop off sites around O’Fallon MO:

  • O’Fallon City Hall| 100 North Main Street 63366
  • Fox’s Pizza Den | 1120 Technology Drive, Ste. 119 63368
  • Lindell Bank O’Fallon | 4521 Highway K 63368
  • Renaud Spirit Center | 2650 Tri Sports Circle 63368

Honoring Veterans of ‘Fallon and  Saint Peters

A tribute to local veterans of O’Fallon and Saint Peters takes place on November 11 at a few different sites. At the Veterans Memorial Walk site (800 Veterans Memorial Parkway, O’Fallon MO 63366). the honorary ceremony begins at 11 a.m. – 12p.m. Visit here> www.ofallon.mo.us for additional  information.

In front of St. Peters City Hall, the city’s veterans’ memorial commission hosts a Veterans’ Day ceremony (at 10 a.m – 11 p.m.). An honorary speech will be delivered by Colonel Roderick Cox, Director of U.S. Army Combat Studies Institute. Visit http://www.stpetersmo.net for additional event details.

Saint Peter and O’Fallon MO Tree Lighting Ceremonies

On November 19th, there’s the Tree Lighting Ceremony at O’Fallon City Hall. The festivities start at 6 p.m. through 8 pm at 100 North Main Street 63366.

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How to Evaluate Safety on Used Cars for Sale in St. Charles MO?

used cars for sale in St. Charles MO

Which parts are safe on used cars for sale in St. Charles MO?

At GMT Auto West, a favorite source for used cars for sale in St. Charles MO, a spokesperson states: “All too often consumers evaluate preowned vehicles based on price, fuel economy and style. Safety happens to be a commonly overlooked feature. The oversight has to do with available information.”
Refer to this shortlist of safety features when shopping for  used cars for sale in St. Charles MO or any other U.S. city.

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Used Trucks’ Sales Gain Traction at St. Peters Auto Dealer

Used trucks St. Peters auto dealers

Priced under $17 K, St. Peters auto dealers are carrying used trucks like this 2006 GMC Canyon SLT.

With fuel prices dipping at ever so low prices in St. Louis County, North County and St. Charles County, used trucks and pick ups are garnering traction at St. Peters auto dealers. Vehicle buyers are embracing SUVs, crossovers pick ups and other used truck sales.

The US Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fuel estimates for all passenger vehicles and light trucks average $3.12 per gallon nationwide.

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O’Fallon Used Car Dealer October Can Be a Hazardous Month

O'Fallon used car dealerPedestrian and motorist accidents spike around Halloween in O’Fallon, MO. GMT Auto West, a safety advocate and popular O’Fallon used car dealer cites facts, statistics and tactics to stay safe during Halloween.

“Masks, ignoring traffic signs and  distractions account for the greatest cause of pedestrian related fatalities in October,” declares a customer service agent of GMT Auto West.

Children are four times more likely to be a victim of a fatal pedestrian accident on Halloween than any other evening or holiday of the year, reports the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention.

Pedestrian fatalities, involving children under the age of 14, account for an estimated one in four traffic deaths.

In 2012, 12 percent of pedestrian and traffic related deaths transpired during the month of October.

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O’Fallon Happenings, and Quirky Holidays in October

used car dealers in O'Fallon MO.

GMT Auto West designates October as the best month to buy a preowned vehicle from a used car dealers in O’Fallon MO.

Used Car Dealers in O’Fallon Lists Events and Observances

In O”Fallon, most residents associate the month of October with Halloween, OctoberFest as well as World Teacher’s Day. Nonetheless, the month of October consists of some quirky days and observances.

For instance, “Name Your Car Day” was designated so that car owners would name his or her vehicle according to its “personality.”

“Although “Name Your Car Day” is Oct. 2 we consider it to be the beginning of an excellent month to buy a preowned vehicle,’ a spokesperson at GMT Auto West, one of the most notable used car dealers in ‘OFallon welcomes auto buyers to schedule a test drive http://www.gmtautowest.com/forms/test-drive <here

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GMT Auto West Sells the Best, Used Car Specials O’Fallon

2007-Toyota-Camry-Solara

Price used car specials O’Fallon–like this one.

Used car specials in O’Fallon MO are available by numerous manufacturers.
Preowned Audis, BMWs, Cadillacs, Chryslers, Dodges and Chevrolets are all on sale at the St. Charles MO used car dealership’s lot.

According to a GMT Auto West sales representative, “We’re one of the most beloved St. Charles MO used car dealership. Customers love our dealership. Because we focus on   quality preowned vehicles, slashed prices, and  fuss-free financing.”

An Amazing Used Car Price
“We recently reduced the price on the 2007 Toyota Camry.” The preowned convertible has very little mileage for its 7 year old life. A vehicle report, provided by CARFAX shows no recalls or any indication of an odometer roll back.
Used car prices: Under $15 K.

In St. Charles MO, Used Car Dealer, GMT Auto West is the preferred source for used car specials O’Fallon. Compare used car prices http://www.gmtautowest.com/inventory/newsearch/Used/special1/ <here.

Extreme Value
Out of all the used car specials (O’Fallon), this one embodies luxury, safety, and fuel economy all in one.

St Charles MO used car dealerships

2012-Volvo-S60-T5

Four wheel drive, 30 miles per gallon on the highway  with 8-way adjustable seating make this used 2012 Volvo S60 T5 an extreme value buy.
Used car price: Under $23 K.

FYI: On any give day, selective auto buyers find dozens upon dozens of quality used car specials O’Fallon at GMT Auto West.

Almost Brand New
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O’Fallon Dealer Reviews its Used Car Safety Checklist

used car safety checklist

Evaluate these auto parts of the used car safety checklist

The used car safety checklist is often the most overlooked research during the car buying process. “The added value of buying a preowned vehicle is the availability of consumer information, reviews and feedback,” divulges a used car salesman at OFallon used cars.

Where to compare the used car safety checklist?
At the federally-managed website, Safer.gov, vehicle are rated up to 5five stars for being safe, including : body style driver, passenger, rear occupant, front occupant, head and chest air bag.

ABS
These days, most new and used cars are designed with anti-locking braking system (ABS). Engineered to identify when brakes are slipping or locked, ABS enables motorists to stop and steer an automobile to safety.

FCW
Forward Collision Warning (FCW), detects vehicles ahead, cautioning the driver of impending collisions.

LDW
Lane departure warning (LDW) monitors road lane markings, submitting an alert when the vehicle veers into another lane.

“When comparing used cars to buy, check the SaferCar.gov for any recalls on airbags, ABS and other used car safety parts. Most of the vehicle reports by CARFAX denote whether the used cars safety parts are on a the recall list,” admits a vehicle specialist of the O’Fallon used cars dealership.

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Consumer IQ: Securing Auto Loans for Bad Credit

Used cars in St. Peters MO

Used cars in St. Peters MO (like this 2013 Ford Escape) accompany hassle-free financing

Consumer Credit Buying Tips for Used Cars in St. Peters MO

Starting at 2 percent, low interest rates are making it possible for customers with good credit scores to qualify for extremely affordable auto  loans, But, what about the car buyer, who needs auto loan for bad credit? At the used cars in St. Peters MO dealership, a financial advisor recommends two methods on how to secure and auto loan (bad credit).

Securing an auto loan with bad credit is often an impossible feat, depending on the used car dealer and its vehicle supply. Prior to applying for an auto loan, obtain copies of your credit reports from the top credit bureaus.

FYI: Reporting credit bureau agencies: EquifaxExperian and  TransUnion are required by law to provide consumers with one complimentary, annual credit report.

Long-term Approach to Cleaning Up Bad Credit for an Auto Loan

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Used Cars in St. Charles MO on Summer Close Out Sale

used cars in St. Charles MO

Access pecking good deals at the dealership for the best used cars in St. Charles MO.

An unannounced close out sale is happening in St. Louis’ backyard. At the dealership, renowned for selling quality used cars in St. Charles MO, bargains are in ample supply on today’s most wanted vehicles. GMT Auto West, used car dealership, preowned vehicles by top manufacturers have been reduced to a special price. There’s a 2013 Toyota Camry L. Based on its fuel economy report, the preowned Toyota delivers 35 MPG on the highway. Four-wheel drive packed into a 2.5L 4 cycle engine, necessitate a test drive.

Compare these summer close out prices  http://www.gmtautowest.com/inventory/newsearch/Used/special1/ available at the preferred dealership for used cars in St. Charles MO.

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O’Fallon MO Dealer Dispels Fuel Economy Myths

Used Cars in O’Fallon MO Sorts Out the Truth About Gas Mileage

Gas mileage

Fuel economy runs high on this pre-owned 2013 Kia Rio LX.

Although gas prices are expected to hold until Labor Day, fuel economy remains a top consideration for many new and used car buyers. A media representative for the used cars in O’Fallon MO dealership, GMT Auto West settles four misgivings about cars and fuel economy.

MYTH: Driving above 60 miles an hour stretches gas mileage.
On the contrary, fifty MPG is the target speed to extend gas mileage, according to a report by Fuel Economy.gov.

MYTH:  All luxury used cars call for high octane fuel.
Five different manufacturers design luxury vehicles, where high octane fuel is optional. For instance, Buick’s 2014 LaCrosse, Regal and Enclave do not necessitate premium gas. In fact we have many luxury used cars for sale well below the National Automobile Dealer’s Association (NADA).

Road test these Buick models at GMT Auto Sales West

 http://www.gmtautowest.com/Inventory/view/Make/Buick/Used/

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