Winter Gas-Saving Tips for the Kansas City Area

At the McCarthy Auto Group family of Kansas City car dealerships, we are very familiar with how cold and treacherous our Kansas City winters can be. Apart from the many hazards of driving in wintery weather, winter can also have a big impact on your gas mileage.

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In fact, some studies show that you may experience a 12% or more reduction in fuel efficiency during winter. There are several reasons for this. However, there are some things you can do to help to minimize the negative impact of winter weather on your gas mileage. We share some of this important…

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5 Common Myths about Winter Tires: Are They Right for You?

Winter driving can be dangerous and treacherous, as you may have to contend with such hazards as snow, sleet, freezing rain, or "black ice.” Many Kansas City residents make it a regular practice to swap out their summer tires with winter tires. These tires are supposedly designed to provide improved traction, handling, and braking power in winter weather. But do snow tires in Kansas City live up to their billing?

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At McCarthy Auto Group, your trusted new and used car dealerships in Kansas City, we have our own thoughts on the matter. Here are some common myths...

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10 Helpful Tips for Buying a New Car

At the McCarthy Auto Group family of dealerships, we have a long history of working hard to find the right car to fit our customers' budgets and needs. Our goal at each of our Kansas City car dealerships is to make sure you are completely satisfied with your car purchase.

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One of the best ways to ensure your satisfaction is to help you to become an informed consumer. Knowing the steps to buying a new car will not only make the process easier for you, but it will also allow our professional salespeople to serve you better. We hope that…
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Benefits of Certified Pre-Owned vs. Used Cars in Kansas City

In the classic movie "Forrest Gump," Forrest observes that "life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." The same could be said about buying a used car. Pre-owned vehicles come in all shapes, sizes, and conditions. Put simply, some used cars are better than others.

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So how do you know that the used car you are buying will be reliable? One way to avoid the uncertainty that comes…

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is this October, and it is an opportunity for people all across the country to wear their pink ribbons, support companies that are donating a portion of their proceeds to breast cancer research, and show their sympathy to those that are struggling with this deadly disease. 

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However, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is about more than just wearing pink and supporting those that do. In fact, this tradition has its roots in a few distinct purposes, all of which are part of the united cause of saving lives. 

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8 Best Fuel-Efficient Cars in Kansas City

If you're looking for a car that combines exceptional fuel economy with style, sophistication, advanced technology, and performance you'll find it at one of our seven McCarthy Auto Group auto dealerships in Kansas City.

To make your shopping easier, we've listed some of our top fuel-efficient Chevrolet, Hyundai, Nissan, and Toyota models you'll find at one of our Kansas City car dealerships. You're sure to find one that fits your lifestyle and your budget.

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National Immunization Awareness Month Is Here

640 × 506Immunization is one of the more popular health and wellness topics lately. Current events like measles outbreaks in public parks have led to heightened controversy over the issue of immunizing versus not immunizing, particularly children. Such outbreaks seem to make their own argument for the benefits of immunizing. Since it’s National Immunization Awareness Month, here are some points to consider.

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McCarthy 2000 Sales Event Benefits Local Make-A-Wish Foundation

The McCarthy Auto Group family of dealerships in the Kansas City area is pleased to announce that proceeds from its third annual "McCarthy 2000 Sales Event" will go toward granting wishes for three children suffering from life-threatening diseases through Make-A-Wish® Missouri.

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Six-year-old Isai's wish of becoming a superhero comes true, with help from Kansas City Royals mascot Sluggerrr. Photo credit: Make-A-Wish® Missouri

This effort is the third year McCarthy Auto Group is raising funds for this worthy charity. From July 1 through Aug. 31, the company will donate $10 for every new or pre-owned vehicle sold at its seven…
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Exploding the Top 5 Car-Buying Myths

Buying a new or a used car should be an enjoyable experience. But sometimes your expectations of how the process should work don't measure up to reality. One of the reasons for this is that many people have misconceptions about the car-buying process, many of which are little more than "urban legends" that have cropped up over the years.


We at the McCarthy Auto Group of auto dealerships in Kansas City believe it's important to provide you with information you can use to make your car-buying experience with us a positive one. That's why we've put…
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McCarthy Auto Group’s 2015 College Graduate Car-buying Guide

If you are graduating from KU, UMKC, the University of Missouri, or any of the other colleges in the area this summer, all of us at the McCarthy Auto Group extend our congratulations on a job well done. Now that you've "turned your tassel" and received your diploma, you may be considering buying your first car. If so, you may have a lot of questions regarding the right way to go about making this important purchase. This may be the first major purchase you'll be making without assistance from your parents.

McCarthy Auto Group wants to help by…
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