Western Slope Auto Starts Monthly Drawing

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By filling out the form on the contest page you can win a number of prizes.

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You can have the best product/service in the world that has ever existed, but if nobody wants to use it because of poor customer service, then it does no one any good. That is why Western Slope Auto is committed to not only providing the best automotive sales and service in the Grand Junction, CO area, but has the customer service chops to go with it. Having your car in for service can be a somewhat stressful experience for a few people. Our service technicians are highly trained with the latest in factory prescribed best practices to keep your car running in top condition for as long as possible. Read the rest of this entry >>

Be Prepared: Build Your Own First-Aid Kit

homemade first-aid kit

An old tackle box is a great way to start your homemade first-aid kit.

Homemade first-aid kit

Even though we are quickly approaching the end of summer, the safety of our family and friends is always a top priority to us at the Western Slope Auto Blog. Also, given our area that is so conducive to a whole host of outdoor activities it is important to be prepared for accidents. An item that should always be kept nearby when you are out with your family is a first-aid kit. However, they can be a bit expensive. To help you save a little money, we have put together this list of items you can keep in your homemade first-aid kit. All of these items should be available at just about any pharmacy. A major advantage of building your own homemade first-aid kit is that you can customize it to the exact needs of your family. Read the rest of this entry >>

Batman Themed Pickup Unveiled Ahead Of ComicCon

Batman F-150

Famed movie vehicle designer George Barris and his grandson Jared built a Batman-themed F-150.

Batman F-150

Here at the Western Slope Auto Blog, we are pretty clearly car people that really love all things automotive. And when you combine that with movie memorabilia, we are positively giddy. Naturally, one of our favorite superheroes has always been Batman. We always had some lingering questions however, like when the Bat-cave need some remodeling, like new cabinets or some new dry wall after the inevitable attack by The Joke or The Penguin, how does he get the supplies back there from the home-improvement center. That question was recently answered by Jared Barris, grandson of the famous movie vehicle designer George Barris. Read the rest of this entry >>

Ford F-150 Offers More Engine Capability Than Silverado

2013 Ford F-150 vs. 2013 Chevy Silverado

The 2013 Ford F-150 has more horsepower and uses less fuel than the 2013 Chevy Silverado.

2013 Ford F-150 vs. 2013 Chevy Silverado

Of all the different kinds of vehicles available to you from Western Slope Auto, the pickup truck is easily one of the most flexible. In the same day you can use a pickup truck to help a friend move, tow a trailer and plow snow out of someone’s driveway. That is what the pickup truck was built to do, get the job done. Just about any automotive sales person will tell you that truck owners are among the most brand-loyal, most discerning customers around. For those of you on the fence and are thinking about getting a new truck, we are going to compare the 2013 Ford F-150 vs. the 2013 Chevy Silverado. Read the rest of this entry >>

Lincoln MKX Offers Twice The Horsepower As Buick Encore

Lincoln MKX vs. Buick Encore

The Lincoln MKX can easily out muscle the Buick Encore.

2013 Lincoln MKX vs. 2013 Buick Encore

What makes one luxury crossover SUV better than the other? What are the desirable sets of attributes that make a class of very discerning shoppers stand up and take notice? Just about every automaker in the known world has a crossover SUV on the market and on a very basic level; most of them are pretty good. But when someone commits their hard-earned money to taking home a luxury crossover, there is a certain standard that must be adhered to and is expected. Lincoln Motor Company and Buick are two well-respected names in the luxury vehicle game. Today we will be comparing and contrasting the 2013 Lincoln MKX vs. the 2013 Buick Encore. Read the rest of this entry >>