Service Your Vehicle Before the Snow Hits

By Admin | Posted in Service on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 2:52 AM
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Oil Change and Service Deals Manhattan, Lawrence, Topeka KS

Already too cold to lay on your frozen garage floor and slide beneath your vehicle to give it a tune-up and oil change before winter? Is your car, truck, or SUV prepared the brutality of the snow, ice, and salt? To help save you money, because we know those Christmas lists and heating bills are always growing, we would like to offer our oil change and service deals in Manhattan, Lawrence, and Topeka, KS. Read the rest of this entry »

Take Care of Your Vehicle This Winter by Storing It

By Admin | Posted in Car Care Tips on Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 at 4:11 PM
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Simple Guide to Storing Your Vehicle for the Winter

Not all vehicles are equipped to handle the winter months; they’re a thrill for spring summer, and part of fall, but when the snow starts piling up, salt is being flung around, and there is a thick layer of ice and sludge everywhere you go, classics and convertibles don’t always stand a chance, that or the risk of damaging them just isn’t worth it. Whether this is all new to you or you’re looking for new tips or advice despite storing your vehicle for years, here at Briggs Auto, we would like to present this simple guide to storing your vehicle for winter. Read the rest of this entry »

Tow, Handle, or Haul More Passengers and Cargo

By Admin | Posted in Car Buying Tips on Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 10:54 PM
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New and Used SUVs in Manhattan KS

For you, a car just isn’t cutting it and you’d rather step up to something bigger than a coupe or a sedan. Maybe you have a specific vehicle in mind, or perhaps you’re still considering the hundreds of different names there seem to be for SUVS. Buyers looking for new or used trucks and SUVs in Manhattan, KS are welcomed to check out the selection available at Briggs Auto. Read the rest of this entry »

Cold Weather Car Care Tips

By Admin | Posted in Tips 'N Tricks on Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 5:10 AM
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How to Prep Your Car for Winter

Enjoy these last few nice days while they last because winter is coming up quickly and the snow flurries will begin flying fast and furious until we’re eventually buried under a couple blanketing layers of snow. Before that happens though, and before we all retreat to our hibernating ways, be sure to check out how to prep your car for winter. Read the rest of this entry »

For those of you without built in night vision…

By Admin | Posted in Tips 'N Tricks on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 6:58 PM
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Night Driving Tips and Advice

With the sun setting earlier and earlier, if you work a 9-5 job, your drive back home, to the gym, or wherever you’re headed is probably going to be in the dark. Depressing, we know, try not to think about it too much, but do keep in mind your actions on the road and the behavior of others because we’re not all nocturnal and may need to adjust to more frequent driving in the dark. Cruise through these night driving tips and advice to help remain attentive and safe behind the wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

Find the Vehicle that Fits Your Family

By Admin | Posted in New Vehicles on Thursday, November 6th, 2014 at 11:17 PM
dodge grand caravan at briggs auto

New Vehicles for Active Families in KS

Sports practices, band concerts, theater performances, sleepovers, and family trips to the cottage, the ski hill, or even just out to dinner–when it comes to having a family, clearly you’ve got a full place and need a vehicle that is fun, flexible, and up for just about anything life, or your backseat passengers, might throw at you.

Minivan, sedan, and everything in between, we have a huge selection of used and new vehicles for active families in Kansas, here at Briggs Auto, but allow us to briefly highlight a few of our top picks that families have been especially happy with. Read the rest of this entry »

Update: 2016 Nissan Maxima Re-Design

By Admin | Posted in Nissan on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 4:35 PM
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2016 Nissan Maxima Sport Sedan

Since its original debut 1970 as the “Datsun 810,” the Nissan Maxima then continued forward to 1980 where it was introduced for the first time as the sporty Maxima sedan. Nissan’s largest sedan, still classified as mid-size, is officially up for its re-design and the approach that will be taken for the 2016 Nissan Maxima leans towards the sport sedan look. Read the rest of this entry »

Jeep Jamboree: 3 Fast Facts for the Ultimate Re-Cap

By Admin | Posted in Jeep, Special Offers on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 11:23 PM
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Jeep Jamboree Fast Fact Re-Cap

Our 23rd annual Jeep Jamboree was hosted in at the Flint Hills Jeep Club on October 12th and wow, was it a blast! Not only did we have a ton of Jeep enthusiasts from all-around Northeast Kansas, but we a great turnout for spectators as well. In order to give you the very-best re-cap, we’ve drilled down our event into 3 ultimate fast facts, so without further adieu here is our Jeep Jamboree fast fact re-cap: Read the rest of this entry »

Compact cars are easy and affordable

By Admin | Posted in Car Models, Dodge, Fuel Efficiency, Kia, New Vehicles, Nissan on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 2:32 PM
top 5 compact cars

Top 5 compact cars

Compact cars are extremely popular among drivers these days in the Manhattan Lawrence KS area because they are affordable, easy to drive and also get incredible fuel economy. There are a number of compact cars at Briggs Auto, as we are one of the few dealerships in the Manhattan Lawrence KS area with such a wide selection as we have.

Another reason buyers are now trending toward purchasing smaller, compact cars is because they have become far more luxurious than in prior years, and most compact cars now come with any and all of the same features that your traditional sedan will feature, including multiple airbags, a strong, supportive chassis and even an available infotainment system. Read the rest of this entry »

Are you ready for Halloween?

By Admin | Posted in Just for Fun on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 2:39 PM
Easy adult Halloween costumes

Easy adult Halloween costumes

It’s that time of year again… time to bust out the old time-honored tradition of dressing up and pretending to be someone you’re not for an evening. Whether you do this with a group of friends, with your children, with a significant other, or even just by yourself, it’s fun to escape the mundane routine of everyday life. That’s why we welcome Halloween around here at Briggs Auto Center; it’s a way to escape reality for a night.

While you may not like to think so, your Halloween costume can really set the tone for the rest of the year. Sure, maybe we’re being a little dramatic here, but there’s nothing worse than going to a Halloween party where no one either gets or appreciates your costume. We wanted to give you a little jump start on your costume ideas so you aren’t struggling on October 29 running around thrift shops piecing together an outfit.

Here are some easy adult Halloween costumes that will at least hopefully spark some sort of ideas! Read the rest of this entry »