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Tips for Getting Your Car Ready for Spring

April 15th, 2020 by

We have seen many winter seasons come and go. We have also seen many spring seasons come riding on the backs of the winter seasons before them. At Firkins Automotive, we know households get the best of the clean, wipe, wash and dry focus when spring is just around the corner; homes get the best…

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Leasing a Vehicle over Buying

March 2nd, 2020 by

If you are in need of a vehicle, you have two choices: lease or buy. Both options have their ups and downs, but one option may be more appealing to your specific needs than another. To learn more about leasing a vehicle over buying, continue on with this blog post. One of the most frustrating…

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Auto Maintenance Tips – Guide to Keeping Your Vehicle 100%

February 20th, 2020 by

One of the most important responsibilities of any car or truck owner is to ensure they keep their vehicle in good shape and performing well through regular auto maintenance and service. Unfortunately, today, this is a chore that many drivers tend to overlook as the world seems to be getting busier and life is filled…

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Buy a New or Used Car at Firkins Auto Group

February 10th, 2020 by

Putting the customer first, each and every time. That has been the policy here at Firkins since we first opened our doors in Bradenton over 65 years ago. Each of our dealerships is owned and operated by a member of our family, guaranteeing that you experience the Firkin’s difference with every visit. Firkins is a…

Jeep’s Extended Warranty

January 16th, 2020 by

Jeep owners can be a very demanding group of people. Not because they are difficult, mind you, but rather because they are accustomed to a superior product from the manufacturer that they are loyal to. In fact, the Jeep brand enjoys some of the highest customer retention and referral business of all automotive companies worldwide….

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Should You Buy or Lease a New Vehicle

January 6th, 2020 by

Aside from paying cash, there are two ways to purchase a vehicle. The standard option, financing, acquire the vehicle through a loan provided by the dealer or an outside lender. A second option, leasing, essentially allows a vehicle to be borrowed in exchange for a monthly fee. Determining which of these options best suits you…

Don’t Ignore These Issues To Help Keep Your Car in Good Maintenance

December 18th, 2019 by

Owning a car is a big responsibility. When you’re getting from here to there, your car experiences wear and tear. Over time, you may notice some issues with your vehicle. Don’t ignore these issues to help keep your car in good maintenance. First, don’t ignore the check engine light. When this light turns on, your…

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Why You Should Shop Firkins

December 2nd, 2019 by

Welcome to Firkins Automotive Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and RAM in Bradenton Florida. We have been selling quality new and pre-owned vehicles here in Bradenton for 65 years. Regardless of whether you are shopping at Firkins Mitsubishi or Firkins CDJR, both located on 1st Street in Bradenton, you will receive the same high level of customer…

Tips To Avoid A Car Accident from Bradenton’s Premiere Body Shop

July 24th, 2019 by

1. Scan 12 Seconds Ahead The Department of Motor Vehicles advises that drivers should scan the road at least 12 seconds ahead to avoid potential trouble spots and to identify possible road hazards. By looking ahead this far, drivers can see the entire picture in order to react to things early instead of making a last-minute…

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Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer

May 28th, 2019 by

The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is an elegant SUV that’s track ready and street proven! It has a distinct look of luxury with safety and security being a priority. To show the stellar features and array of options it offers, we are showing some elements from both the 2019 Ford Explorer and the 2019 Jeep Grand…

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