The New 2015 Lincoln MKC

2015 Lincoln MKC

Have you seen the cool new commercials for the all new 2015 Lincoln MKC starring Matthew McConaughey? They’re pretty good at pulling you in to this beauty of a new SUV crossover. Edmunds.com calls the new Lincoln MKC “stylish and nimble-handling” and concludes “it’s a smart choice.” Let us tell you why. Read more here.
 
 

2014 CT International Auto Show Rolling into Town

2014 CT international auto show

The Connecticut International Auto Show rolls into Hartford’s Convention Center on November 21, 2014. Running Friday through Sunday, it’s a great destination for “gear heads” of course, but also for families looking for some car-related fun. There will be NASCAR simulators as well as a remote control race track for the kids – and any adults who want to muscle their way in? Read More
 
 

New 2015 Porsche Cayenne S: Faster & More Fuel Efficient with Turbo

New 2015 Porsche Cayenne

The new 2015 Porsche Cayenne S has arrived at Hoffman Porsche, featuring increased performance and better fuel efficiency. Don't let the replacement of the old V-8 engine with a smaller, 3.6-liter V-6 trick you into thinking this new Cayenne sacrifices any power. In fact, the new V6 turbo gets 420 horsepower when the 8-cylinder engine only got 400. We caught up with Ric Nanni at Hoffman Porsche to find out more great features of the new Cayenne. Read about them here.
 

New 2015 Honda HR-V: Crossover Builds on Fit

2015 Honda HR-V prototype

If you’re looking for a great Honda crossover vehicle that can fit your passengers and all your gear, but you’re not in the market for something as large as a CR-V, you’ll want to be on the lookout for the new 2015 Honda HR-V. It’s a brand new Honda model that’s being built on the Honda Fit’s platform. Read about It Here.
 

Lexus New Owner Technology Event

Lexus New Owner Technology Event

Please join us for our next Hoffman Lexus New Owner Technology Event!

The next event will be held Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 6:00 pm.

At Hoffman Lexus, our concern extends beyond the sale. We want to exceed your service expectations with exceptional customer satisfaction.
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2015 Honda CR V named Motor Trend’s SUV of the Year

2015 Honda CRV CT

Motor Trend held its second-largest Sport/Utility of the Year competition this year, testing out 19 individual contenders before choosing the 2015 Honda CR-V as the winner.
Testing took place in Los Alamos, California, where judges took each SUV out for a winding road loop through hilly California countryside before debate the merits of each and, finally, casting their votes for the finalists. Finalists were taken out for a longer drive plus an off-road course with five miles of loose dirt, steep hills, and tight turns (we’ve got plenty of all of that in Connecticut as well!). Read More and See the Other Contenders Here
 

New 2015 Ford F150 Arrives Soon

New 2015 Ford F150

There’s excitement brewing at Hoffman Ford in East Hartford over the impending arrival of the brand new 2015 Ford F150 trucks. We spoke with Charlie Hartley, Commercial Truck Manager, who just returned from a Ford training seminar all revved up about the new F150.
“The biggest news, of course, is the new aluminum body, which saves 700 pounds of body weight,” Charlie explains, “and that lighter body is military-grade aluminum. There are different grades of aluminum, and military grade is over 6000 series. This truck will be built with 6200 series. It won’t create red rust, plus it will have better fuel economy and more cargo capacity.” Read More 
 

What’s the Wait Time at the DMV? Find Out!

new CT DMV mobile app

Want to know how long the wait is at the CT DMV? Now you can find out with the State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles' new mobile app.

The new application, CT DMV Mobile app, is meant to give Connecticut drivers more access to the DMV information they need most: DMV branch locations, AAA offices, service listings, and wait times. There's also info on the app to help prepare teen drivers (and their parents) for taking the learner's permit test.

Find out where to download the app and Read More
 
 
 
 

Join Hoffman Auto Group for the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk

Join Hoffman Auto Group for the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk

The American Heart Association has a goal to reduce death and disability from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20% by 2020! Hoffman Auto Group is joining the efforts to make this a reality by supporting the Heart Walk which promotes physical activity to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Please Join Our Team! Help us reach this lifesaving goal!Find out More

New 2015 Audi Q3 Turns Heads in CT

2015 Audi Q3 Connecticut Hoffman Audi

Find out why we think this new SUV crossover from Audi is a perfect first luxury vehicle for young professionals and new families. Available in four-wheel drive, loaded with standard high-quality features, and boasting more than enough cargo space AND legroom -- there's a lot to love about the new Audi Q3. Read what other car experts have to say about this new model for Audi as well as our own Hoffman Audi
impressions on the new Q3.

 

Time to Think “Tires”

tire pressure warning light

(from repairpal.com)

“With the recent temperature drops, people may be seeing their tire pressure lights go on more now. Tire pressure does drop with the drop in temperature, this is normal. But if it is a recurring problem, it’s a good idea to make sure there are no leaks and that their tires are safe for winter,” advises David Cyr of Hoffman Nissan. He reminds us that your tires are one of the most important parts of your vehicle during any season, though we usually think about them more in winter. Get the low-down on how to pick the right tires, whether you should consider snow tires, and how long your tires should last. Read More
 

Tailgating Gadgets You Need to Know About

Tailgating Gadgets You Need to Know About

Football season is officially here, which means lots of you out there are probably gearing up for some tailgating sessions in your very near future. Are we right?

Before you hop in the car to watch your favorite team toss the pigskin this season, be sure to pack these awesome tailgating gadgets. Read More
 
 
 
 
 

Advice from the Body Shop: What to do in a Collision

Advice from the Body Shop: What to do in a Collision

We know thinking about a trip to the auto body shop is pretty much the furthest thing from anyone’s notion of a “good time”.
Although we know it’s impossible to ever fully prepare yourself for situations like these, we do have some pain-free pointers for getting your vehicle from “collision” to “corrected” as quickly as possible. Read More
 
 

The 2015 Audi S3 Sedan Proves Good Things DO Come in Small Packages

The 2015 Audi S3 Sedan Proves Good Things DO Come in Small Packages

Audi of East Hartford Service Manager Elliot Matos is a big fan of the new 2015 Audi S3 Sedan. And in good right – Audi’s smallest car in America packs some big punch.

Says Matos, who recently drove the S3 on both the track and the roads of Denver, “It’s true to it’s S line DNA – the acceleration, braking, and shifting are super-impressive. I can’t wait to see the look on people’s faces after they drive it!” Read More
 

10 Easy DIY Projects to Organize Your Car

10 Easy DIY Projects to Organize Your Car

If you’re like us, between weekend road trips, days at the beach, and the constant traffic of small feet and paws, summer has done a number on our vehicles. Now’s the time to get ‘em back in tip-top shape again!

We’ve scoured the web for the best DIY projects to organize your car, and though there were many, we think these 10 take the cake. Reclaim your car interior (and your sanity!) with these top recommendations. Read More

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