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Powertrain vs. bumper-to-bumper warranty - Which is Better?

Many times consumers learn too late that their warranty didn’t cover what they thought it would. Don’t fall into that trap. Visit our knowledgeable staff at Sheehy Nissan of Manassas and learn everything you need to know about powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranties and the differences.

Although they don’t cover the bumpers, bumper-to-bumper warranties cover just about everything else from one end of the car to the other. Examples are AC systems, electronics, audio systems and suspension components. Because they cover more items, they typically cover a shorter period of time...

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Keep Air Out of the Gas Tank


It's very important to keep your gas tank full as much as possible or at least mostly full. The more gas that you keep in the tank, the less air that will be in there. The less air that is in your gas tank, the less condensation there will be as well.

Once condensation makes its way to your fuel lines it has the potential to freeze. Once it freezes, there's no way for your gas to get to your engine and your vehicle will not start.

Come visit us at our Manassas location to get your vehicle…
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A Comprehensive Pre-Road Trip Checklist

Are you foregoing plane, train, and bus travel to take a trip in your vehicle? Excellent! Many find road-trips to be extremely rewarding. But if you're going to embark on a road trip across the city, state, or country, it's important to make sure that you and your vehicle get prepared first.

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Don't Use Water In Place of Windshield Wiper Fluid


When it comes to your car, you want to make sure you are treating it right. If your car isn't in good condition, you may not be as safe on the road. This is one of the reasons why you don't want to substitute windshield wiper fluid with water.

Water is a great thing, but it isn't near as good at keeping your windshield clean compared to windshield wiper fluid. Water doesn't have any detergents or any solvents to eat away at the stains on your windshield. This means your windshield won't be as clear…
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Calculating Your New Vehicle Cost

How do you calculate your new vehicle cost? Do you just figure out the amount of your car loan? Can you assume your monthly payment is the only cost associated with your new vehicle purchase? Our sales department wants you to stay within your budget. We understand you have plans to stick to a certain number.

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