Best places to watch the 2017 Super Bowl in Outer Banks, NC

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local Events, Outer Banks on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 7:54 PM
Where to watch Super Bowl LI Outer Banks NC

Where to watch Super Bowl LI Outer Banks NC

There are a lot of benefits to living around the Outer Banks, but the winter months aren’t quite as exciting as the breezy days spent on the beach. Fortunately, sports are one thing that keeps our spirits up, and Super Bowl LI is coming up quick. We know our team isn’t playing, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t excited to cheer for the sake of cheering, catching the half-time show and enjoying all the wacky commercials that get featured this year. The only question is: where do you watch Super Bowl LI in the Outer Banks of NC? Read the rest of this entry »

Complete highlights from the 2017 NAIAS

By blogsadmin | Posted in News on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 8:46 PM
Complete highlights from the 2017 NAIAS

The 2017 North American International Auto Show is officially underway, and you know what that means: every automaker is trying to elbow its way to the front of the pack and gather your attention. Here at Midgette Auto, we like to remain unbiased when it comes to automotive brands. Each of them has something unique to offer, and we’re proud to carry a number of options in our inventory. These are the complete highlights of what was presented from a number of brands at the 2017 NAIAS so you can get caught up without having to dig deep for the information you want. Read the rest of this entry »

Why should I get my car winter-ready in North Carolina

By blogsadmin | Posted in Auto Maintenance, Tips on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 at 8:56 PM
Is seasonal car maintenance necessary in NC

Is seasonal car maintenance necessary in NC?

When we think of winter weather and preparing our vehicles, it often seems like less of an issue here in North Carolina. After all, we aren’t as used to deep snow and our cold days still typically rise above freezing at some point. When it comes to car care, we just aren’t as concerned about liquids freezing over or our batteries getting a slow drain. So is seasonal car maintenance necessary in NC? Read the rest of this entry »

Should I avoid buying a former rental car?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips on Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 at 5:11 PM
Should I avoid buying a former rental car?

Many car dealerships help to supplement their pre-owned inventory by purchasing former rental cars. Seeing cars like these can make some car shoppers leary, and might lead to the question “should I avoid buying a former rental car?” Read the rest of this entry »

Should I avoid buying a canceled car brand?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips, Used Cars on Monday, December 26th, 2016 at 9:13 PM
Should I avoid buying a canceled car brand?

Over the past few years, many car brands that have existed for a long time have been canceled and are no longer being produced. But all the cars bearing these names have not suddenly disappeared just because the brand no longer exists. Cars from brands like Pontiac and Saturn and Mercury are still making appearances on our roads and in the inventories at many used car dealerships. Many car shoppers may look at these models and wonder, “should I avoid buying a canceled car brand?” Read the rest of this entry »

Find out how to use your credit card points on a new car

By blogsadmin | Posted in Financing, Tips on Friday, December 23rd, 2016 at 8:47 PM
Can I use my credit card reward points to buy a car

Can I use my credit card reward points to buy a car?

It seems like everyone is constantly bombarded with a variety of different credit card options, each offering different rewards and benefits. With all the offers out there, you might be wondering “can I use my credit card reward points to buy a car?” You’re in luck. There are a couple credit cards out there that offer rewards programs that can help get you behind the wheel of a new car. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Used car brands that don’t cost an arm and a leg to maintain while owning

By blogsadmin | Posted in Auto Maintenance, Used Cars on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 at 5:45 PM
3 Inexpensive Used Car Brands to Maintain

Used Car Brands That Are Inexpensive to Maintain

When shopping for your next used car there are obviously a lot of things you have to consider in order to find the vehicle that is the best choice for your specific driving needs. One of the most important things about used car shopping that many drivers forget to consider is how expensive a particular vehicle will cost to maintain over the lifetime of its ownership. Finding a used car brand that is inexpensive to maintain is the key to choosing the right vehicle. A used car already has an upfront cost that can take a big chunk out of your wallet so why not save as much money as you can while owning it. The following list will show you some of our top used car brands that are inexpensive to maintain while owning and driving them. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Auto repairs you should never try doing yourself

By blogsadmin | Posted in Auto Maintenance, Tips on Monday, November 14th, 2016 at 5:00 PM
4 Car Repairs You Should Leave to the Professionals

Auto Repairs You Should Never Do Yourself

Being able to fix your own car can save you money when something needs to be repaired, but beginning to do it yourself only to find out that the problem is beyond your knowledge and capabilities can be very frustrating. There may be some auto repairs you can do yourself but, there are also many that you shouldn’t even try to take on. What can start off as a simple and easy-to-fix problem can quickly turn into a time consuming nightmare that you can’t even finish. The following information will provide you with a list of auto repairs you should never try to do yourself. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 10 Instagram photos that represent the Outer Banks of NC the best

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community News, Currituck County Events, Local Events, Outer Banks on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 at 4:02 PM
Top 10 Instagram photos of the Outer Banks, NC

Top Instagram photos of the Outer Banks, NC

The Outer Banks of North Carolina has a lot to offer locals and visitors and the following top 10 photos on Instagram represent the area the best. If you have some of your own that you think should be in the top 10, please let us know. Read the rest of this entry »

2016 Trick-or-treat times and Halloween events in Outer Banks, NC

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community News, Currituck County Events, Holidays, Local Events on Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 7:57 PM
2016 Halloween Events in OBX

2016 Halloween Events and Trick-or-Treat Times Outer Banks, NC

It’s that time of year once again when we all start getting ready for one of the most popular holidays of the year. Halloween in the Outer Banks of North Carolina is filled with fun events and trick-or-treating so that means there will be something fun to do for everyone in 2016. Whether you are just looking for trick-or-treat times in the OBX or you’re looking for a fun Halloween event to go to, Midgette Auto is here to help you find it. The following information will give you all of the information you need to find something that will help you get into the spirit of Halloween. Read the rest of this entry »