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Is Leasing a Good Option for College Students?

By emarketing | Posted in Safety on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 12:54 PM

side exterior of the 2015 kia rio hatchbackShould College Students Lease a Vehicle?

Walking to classes, or biking around town generally is pretty convenient option and works well for college students. But, when venturing outside of that campus bubble, having to rearrange your schedule to fit bus times or rely on others for rides can get tiring quickly. Depending on what your budget may be like, purchasing a vehicle may not be your best option, and you may be wondering, “should college students lease a vehicle?Read the rest of this entry »

Obvious Signs Drivers are Texting

By emarketing | Posted in Safety on Friday, April 10th, 2015 at 4:24 PM

don't text and drive messageHow Do Cops Catch People Texting and Driving

A large majority of drivers have admitted to texting while driving and those who have attested to experiencing a close encounter know that it only takes a few seconds of being distracted to nearly hit something or someone. Distracted driving, primarily texting while driving, has quickly risen to the top as one of the number one causes for vehicle accidents today.

Some drivers have even questioned how do cops catch people texting and driving. Well, it’s not too difficult, and it truly has become a serious problem. Here at Kansas State Cars, we hope that you are playing it safe and putting your phone down rather than reading or responding to a text message while behind the wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

Helping Your Teen Choose a Vehicle

By emarketing | Posted in Used Cars on Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 9:58 AM

good cars for teenage driversChoosing a Used Vehicle for a Teen

Seems like just yesterday you were picking out a two-wheeler to surprise them with, and now you’re helping them choose their first vehicle. Before you get too nostalgic on us, at K-State Cars, we’d like to help you with choosing a used vehicle for a teen. This is their first vehicle, so naturally spending is going to be tight, but that doesn’t mean it should be unsafe. Read the rest of this entry »

Helping Bicyclists and Motorists to Coexist

By emarketing | Posted in Safety on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 9:57 AM

group of bicyclists on the road5 Bike Riding Safety Tips

Winter weather brings sparse roads monopolized by vehicles, but as soon as spring and summer are fully upon us, suddenly the roads have to be shared by motorists and cyclists. To help make drivers more aware of their surroundings, and help cyclists to stay safe while in the bike lane or on the shoulder of the roads, we invite you to look over these 5 bike riding safety tips. Read the rest of this entry »

Increase in Distracted Driving Accidents

By emarketing | Posted in Safety on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 10:36 AM

teenage driver behind the wheel of a carDistractions Are Primary Cause of Teen-Driving Accidents

Teen drivers are already new to the road. It’s an exciting time, and a whole new world of freedom. The problem is, teens seem to forget that they aren’t the only ones on the road, and their driving clearly reflects it. Distractions are the primary cause of teen-driving accidents, and the solution is so simple–focusing on the road. Read the rest of this entry »

ZzzZzz Tips to Avoid Driving Drowsy zzZzzZ

By emarketing | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 3:50 PM

dangers of driving drowsyHelpful Tips to Stay Alert While Driving

Some drives are so bland and boring with nothing to see for miles and miles to come that you feel as though you could fall asleep. This is a scary thought since over 100,000 of police reported vehicle accidents stem from fatigued driving. Drowsy driving is a serious issue, and isn’t too uncommon because more than half of the driving population has admitted to dozing off or falling asleep behind the wheel while driving; therefore, at Kansas State Cars, we want to help keep you safe and awake on the roads with these helpful tips to stay alert while driving. Read the rest of this entry »

Freshen Up Your Vehicle’s Interior with these Quick Tips

By emarketing | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Monday, March 23rd, 2015 at 12:06 PM

interior dash and steering wheel of gmc vehicleQuick Spring Car Cleaning Tips

Ready to take off for spring break and need to make sure your vehicle is cleaned up and ready for the road trip? Or, are you just returning from a trip, sand covering the floor mats, and fast food stains on your seats? No matter what the case may be, at Kansas State Cars, we’d like to give you a list of quick spring car cleaning tips that will have the interior of your vehicle spiffed up and looking so fresh and so clean. Read the rest of this entry »

First Time Buying Tips for College Students

By emarketing | Posted in College Cars on Monday, March 9th, 2015 at 6:07 PM

college student car buying tipsCar Buying Advice for College Students

Mom’s minivan made due in high school, and constantly having to ask friends for a ride is starting to get old. You’d like your independence, you’d like the freedom to go where you want, when you want, and most importantly you’d like your own vehicle. At Kansas State Cars, we would like to offer car buying advice for college students that aren’t quite sure where to begin on their car buying journey. Read the rest of this entry »

Wildcats Wild Possibility for March Madness

By emarketing | Posted in K-State News on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 11:32 AM

k-state-basketballCould K-State Go to the 2015 NCAA Tournament

Could K-State make it to the NCAA Tournament? Well, the fact that this still is a question, and not a definite “No” certainly is good news. Facing just a few more games, especially after the recent victory over Kansas and Iowa State, hope is inching near. Read the rest of this entry »

Shopping for a Particular Car Color?

By emarketing | Posted in Used Cars on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 11:33 AM

2015 dodge challenger manhattan ksGreen Colored Cars in Manhattan KS

Maybe you’re just in the St.Patrick’s Day car shopping spirit, or perhaps you’re tired of driving in a world of streets filled with black, white, and silver cars. It’s not that other colors aren’t available, the majority of automakers at the very least offer some shade of red or blue if not something crossing over into more exotic territory.

At Kansas State Cars, we have a wide selection of vehicles all varying by make, model, year, and color. If you’re looking for new or used green colored cars in Manhattan KS, we would like to encourage you to explore our selection. Read the rest of this entry »