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Monday, August 20, 2018

Used Trucks at The Olympia Auto Mall











When you find yourself in the market for a used truck, consider the Olympia Auto Mall. You can save time driving all around town by searching for your used truck in one convenient location.

Trucks have evolved from a work only vehicle to well appointed “family vehicles” that feature 4 doors and comfortable seating for up to six.

There are many factors that enter the decision-making process when deciding which type of truck is right for your requirements and lifestyle. Ask yourself questions like:

  1. Will I be towing a trailer?
  2. How much hauling capacity will I need?
  3. Is fuel mileage a concern?
  4. Do I need 4-wheel drive?
  5. Two doors or four?
  6. Gas or diesel?
  7. How long do I plan on keeping this truck?
  8. What was the truck I’m looking at previously used for?

Considering all these questions can help narrow your search and make sure you choose just the right truck that will satisfy all your requirements.


The Olympia Auto Mall is proud to have 9 dealers including South Sound Trucks that would be happy to find the right used truck for you regardless if it going to be used to haul construction materials and towing equipment to toting the family on a camping trip. Save yourself time and money by making the short drive and seeing all the used trucks we have to offer in one great location.


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Friday, August 10, 2018

2019 Subaru Ascent


Subaru has made a return to the 3-row seat SUV market by introducing the all-new 2019 Subaru Ascent. The Ascent offers a simple, functional, and practical approach that is well suited for families looking for convenience in a well-appointed vehicle.

In a market dominated by 6-cylinder engines, the Ascent offers an amply powered 260-hp, 2.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with a continuously variable transmission. The Ascent Base and Premium are EPA-rated at 23 mpg overall, and the more lavishly equipped, heavier Limited and Touring are rated at 22 mpg overall.

The Base model can tow 2,000 pounds, and the other trim levels can pull up to 5,000 pounds.

Typical for a Subaru, the Ascent is all-wheel drive, and offers enough ground clearance to head out for some minor off-roading excursions. Assisting when off-road is hill-descent mode which helps downhill control, and X-Mode to boost traction.

Once inside the Ascent, you will see nicely appointed trim and styling. The Ascent Base comes with a second-row bench seat, but all other trims offer a no-cost choice of bench or captain’s chairs. There’s plenty of legroom. The controls for adjusting rear climate settings are simple and convenient. There are USB ports for plugging in chargers, and even a 110-volt outlet. A panoramic moonroof is available on the Premium and Limited, and it comes standard on the Touring.

The foldaway third row is slightly elevated, creating theater-style seating. Third-row space is limited (common to the segment), but it can be useful for tweens and teens in a pinch. Passengers will find that the grab handles mounted on top of the second-row captain’s chairs make getting out of the third row easier.


Safety


The Ascent is loaded with many modern safety features like:

  • Forward-collision warning
  •  Automatic emergency braking
  • Lane keeping assist
  • Blind spot warning
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Rear automatic braking

Technology


Combined with the performance and safety features, is some very cool technology. WiFi that can support up to eight devices can keep all your passengers happy on long trips. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are 2 more cool options that allow you to play all your favorite music. A navigation system that features over the air updates to make sure your maps are always current.

We invite you to the Olympia Auto Mall to test drive the newest offering from Subaru…The 2019 Ascent is the largest SUV (larger than the Toyota Highlander) the manufacturer has produced and is a winner right out of the gate. We look forward to seeing you soon.


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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

2018 Volkswagen Passat


With seven different trim packages available, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat has something for anyone in the market for a smooth and powerful mid-sized sedan.  Starting with the base S model to the sporty and sleek V6 GT with 280 hp the Passat offers models and options that can fit a wide range of driving needs and lifestyles.

The smooth and responsive 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine in the 2017 model provided readily available power and achieved 28 mpg overall -- very commendable for such a large sedan. It has been replaced by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder for 2018. The six-speed automatic transmission couples well with this engine package. Buyers willing to sacrifice fuel economy for speed can go for the 3.6-liter V6; acceleration is swift, and it returns 23 mpg.

On the road, the Passat feels solid and satisfying, with agile handling, a comfortable ride, and a very quiet cabin. Inside, drivers will find plenty of space, simple controls, good outward visibility, and a comfortable driving position. The seats are large and supportive, even over the long haul. Rear-seat and trunk room are supremely generous, equaling some large sedans. And the Passat's upright stance provides easy cabin access and a good view out.

Technology and safety is evident in the Passat with innovative options like:
  • Apple CarPlay™
  • Android Auto™
  • MirrorLink®
  • Rear View Camera System
  •  Blind Spot Monitor
  • VW Car-Net®

We invite you to the Olympia Auto Mall to see and drive the 2018 Passat at Volkswagen of Olympia. Their qualified staff is ready to answer any questions you have and help you decide which model is best for you.


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Friday, July 27, 2018

2018 Mazda6


The 2018 Mazda6 lineup includes 3 models that will attract anyone looking for a sporty sedan that handles well, is fun to drive, gets good mileage, and is safe as well.  The Sport, Touring, and the super fun Grand Touring…long for GT, offer something any driving enthusiast can get excited about.


The Sport Model

The Sport model features a 2.5 liter 184hp 16 valve 4-cylinder engine with available 6 speed automatic transmission or a 6 speed manual version for even more fun. Beautiful interior styling including 6-way lumbar seats, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, leather wrapped steering wheel with audio and cruise controls. Gadget technology is plentiful with text message delivery, USB audio input, 7” full color display panel and much more.


The Touring Model
In addition to all the features in the Sport model, the Touring version adds upgrades like: 19” alloy wheels, rain sensing wipers, heated front seats, premium 6 speaker sound system, and HD radio.

The Grand Touring Model
This ultimate Mazda6 model offers in addition to the other great features: Bose sound system with 11 state of the art speakers, 8-way power driver’s seat, full color active driving display and much more.
Besides all the creature comforts and technology features these three models offer, safety remains a priority at Mazda. Some of the measures in place to keep you and your passengers safe are:
  •      Advanced blind spot monitoring
  •     Full complement of air bags
  •      Rear view camera
  •      Cross traffic alert
  •     Tire pressure monitoring

One new safety option is traffic sign recognition. That is an amazing new feature from Mazda for the 2018 Mazda6.

Come check out all the models and the features offered at the Olympia Auto Mall. Stop by and talk to the qualified staff at Mazda of Olympia and get behind the wheel of the Mazda6 that suits you best.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

2018 Lincoln Navigator


The 2018 Lincoln Navigator is an amazing luxury SUV. Power and uncompromising comfort…that’s the best way to describe the new Lincoln Navigator. Command the road with the Navigator’s twin-turbocharged 3.5L engine. The 10-speed transmission, 450 horsepower engine, and seating for seven will take you away in style. The 2018 Lincoln Navigator remains one of the top SUVs on the market.
It has an impressive list of available options that will satisfy the needs of anyone looking for a luxury SUV regardless of lifestyle and driving requirements.

Here are just a few of the tech and safety features the Navigator has available:
  • Power fold second and third row seats
  • Best in class cargo space
  • 10 speed transmission
  • 30-way adjustable seats
  • Pre-collision assist
  • Blind-spot information system
  • Navigation system
  • Turbocharged V-6 engine
  • Power folding mirrors
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Hill start assist
  • Keyless entry

With the interior room to seat eight and power enough to tow up to nearly 4 tons, thanks to the 3.5-liter V6 turbo that produces 411 horsepower on regular fuel, this SUV can do it all…in style. There is also a four-wheel drive option which is well suited for making the trips to the snow much easier and safer.

We encourage you to bring seven of your family or friends and come check out the 2018 Lincoln Navigator. There will be plenty of room for all during the test drive. The nice people at Lincoln of Olympia are looking forward to seeing all of you soon.



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Monday, July 16, 2018

The Olympia Auto Mall Credit Union Summer Sale



Four credit unions have teamed up with the Olympia Auto Mall for an inventory liquidation sale. Huge credit union rate reductions and no payment for up to 90 days.

Friday, July 20th –  Monday, July 23rd

Enter to win a summer getaway to Quinault Beach Resort & Casino.

Your new ride is at the Olympia Auto Mall !!!


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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

2018 Kia Sorento


Somewhere between a small crossover and a mid-sized SUV lies the 2018 Kia Sorento. This right sized vehicle allows it to be city friendly while offering storage, features, and accommodations reserved for much larger SUVs.

The base model Sorento is equipped with a 185-hp 2.3 liter four-cylinder engine and front wheel drive. Available options for power are a 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder, or a 3.3-liter V6. The 3.3-liter V6 is punchy and polished, delivering smooth, unobtrusive, and effortless power. The six-speed automatic is slick, providing timely and smooth shifting.

The Sorento provides responsive and secure handling, and the steering is well weighted with an appropriate effort and response. A decent turning circle aids parking lot maneuverability, and the available AWD system is unobtrusive. A comfortable ride, quiet cabin, and optional 3rd row seating makes this a smart choice for hauling the kids around or packing up for a camping trip.

Once inside you will notice many technology features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth phone pairing, and voice controls that command a myriad of functions. The UVO infotainment system teams with your phone to make hands-free calls and manage music. You can download apps for diagnostic capabilities, speed and curfew alerts, Yelp, Pandora, and iHeart Radio. 
The system also includes Siri Eyes Free and local search for finding addresses and various points of interest. With a two-tone design for the dashboard and doors, leather seats with decorative cross-stitching, and plenty of wood and chrome trim, the Sorento's cabin looks more stylish and upscale than many of its rivals.

Kia takes safety seriously with features like forward-collision warning, lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, blind-spot detection, and rear cross-traffic alert help earn the Sorento the Top Safety Pick Plus from the IIHS.

Test driving a 2018 Sorento is a short drive away at the Olympia Auto Mall. Stop by Hanson Motors Kia let them show you all the great features this car has to offer. We look forward to seeing you soon.


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