Safety Quiz: How Safe Are You?

September 12th, 2016 by

How safe are you? Older cars simply don’t have the advanced features that recent models do. Take this quiz to see where you stand. It can help you decide if it is time to trade for better used cars Manchester NH.

1. Does your car have six or more airbags?
Older cars may have two or four airbags. Newer vehicles have a minimum of six. Recent Chevys, which you may find in our large inventory, may have as many as ten. There are many other models that started adding a driver’s knee airbag three years ago. This includes Ford SUVs such as the Edge.

2. Does your car have active head restraints or whiplash-lessening seats?
Today’s cars tend to have active head rests that move with you in the event of an accident. In the case of Toyotas, this may be whiplash-lessening chairs. Get financing for a safer ride.

3. Does your car have real traction controls?
Electronic controls reduce accidents caused by poor road conditions, curves, and uneven surfaces. These are vital mechanisms that make cars, SUVs, and trucks much safer. Find out how much your trade is worth with our online evaluation tool.

4. Does your car have a rearview camera?
More and more vehicles today have a helpful rearview camera. In many of these cars, the camera comes on when you put the car into reverse. This seamless integration ensures that you have more knowledge about what’s behind you.

If you answered no to any of these questions, head to Merchants Auto and find yourself a safer car today. We are your dealer for used cars Manchester NH.