Taking Your EV on a Long Road Trip by Thompson Sales

February 23rd, 2021 by
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You’re a proud owner of a new electric vehicle! With so many options available, and more on the way in future model years, it’s a great time to own an electric vehicle to keep your fuel and maintenance costs low.  EVs offer great ways to save gas on your daily commute, but what if you…

Thompson Sales Explains How to Use the 2022 Hummer EV’s CrabWalk Mode

February 16th, 2021 by
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You’ve seen the amazing videos of the 2022 Hummer EV and its advanced features. CrabWalk mode is, perhaps, the most jaw-dropping of them all. Why would you want to use a CrabWalk mode? Thompson Sales explains. Off-Roading In the promotional video, you see the Hummer EV cruising along a dirt road in the middle of…

Should You Purchase a New Vehicle With a Flex Fuel Engine?

January 12th, 2021 by
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You have plenty of options when it comes to purchasing a new vehicle. Advanced features include autonomous driving technology, driver warning systems, advanced airbag systems, and high-efficiency engines. Today’s blog from Thompson Sales answers, “Should you purchase a new vehicle with flex fuel engine?”  Popular Choice Flex fuel vehicles are a popular choice among American…

Thompson Sales Explains the Difference Between a Moonroof and a Sunroof

September 30th, 2020 by
Moonroof on a modern car

Sunroofs and moonroofs on cars have been around for a long time. The first car with a sunroof rolled off the assembly line in 1937, while the first moonroof was designed in 1973 on that model year’s Lincoln Continental Mark IV. What’s the difference between a moonroof and a sunroof? Thompson Sales explains. Removability Sunroofs…

Highlighting Three 2020 GMC Trucks With the Best Gas Mileage

August 31st, 2020 by
GMC truck for sale at Thompson

GMC trucks are workhorses when it comes to towing capacity, horsepower, and cargo space. These vehicles are ready for work or play, and they’re filled with high-tech tools that make driving safer, easier, and more fuel-efficient. Today’s blog from Thompson Sales highlights three 2020 GMC trucks with the best gas mileage and fuel economy on…

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Why Zone Air Conditioning Is Important in Cars for Sale

August 19th, 2020 by
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It’s a beautiful summer day and you’re cruising along in your car on a family vacation. You’re warm in the driver’s seat because the sun is bearing down on your left arm, but the kids in the back seat are cold because you have the air conditioning on full blast. Does this situation sound familiar?…

Thompson Sales’ Take on Vehicle Emissions & Global Warming

August 13th, 2020 by
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The transportation industry accounted for 29% of greenhouse gas emissions in 2017. This accounted for the largest portion of total U.S. emissions for that year, with electrical generation coming in second. Yet the world can see what happens when cars drive in huge cities. Images of smog-free areas around the world highlighted what happens when…

Thompson Sales Explains the Fees to Register a Vehicle in Missouri

July 14th, 2020 by
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Congratulations! You just bought a new or used vehicle from Thompson Sales! You’ve got temporary tags on it (because you have insurance for the vehicle) until you get your new plates from the state of Missouri. Today’s blog from Thompson Sales explains the fees you need to pay to register your vehicle in Missouri. Timing…

Thompson Sales Compares the 2020 Classes of Buick Vehicles

April 13th, 2020 by
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Buick is a classic American brand with a loyalty that spans generations. The automaker recently altered its strategy and turned all of its vehicles into a luxury line of cars, SUVs, and crossovers. In today’s blog from Thompson Sales, we compare the 2020 classes of Buick vehicles you may find on our lot. Sedans 2020…

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Thompson Sales Compares the 2020 Classes of GMC Vehicles

April 8th, 2020 by
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GMC is the utility brand of American vehicles. The automaker focuses on SUVs, crossovers, and pickup trucks that are tough, last for years, and work well for families and people who work hard and play harder. Today’s blog from Thompson Sales compares the 2020 GMC classes you can test drive on our lot. SUVs &…

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