Buy Here Pay Here Financed Vehicles Columbia SC

By Product Expert | Posted in Buy Here Pay Here, Godwin Motors on Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 at 8:30 PM
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Everyone has different circumstances. We understand that here at Godwin Motors, but we also understand that a lot of people require transportation to get to work and other necessary locations. If you’re in the market for a buy here pay here financed vehicle in the Columbia SC area, consider browsing our inventory, because we understand your circumstances better than most. Read the rest of this entry »

Learn About the Engine Options with the 2018 F-150

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford, Vehicle Information on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 10:01 PM
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How Powerful is the 2018 Ford F-150? 

For more than 35 years, Ford’s F-150 truck has been the most popular vehicle in the country. This is no fluke, as the truck offers incredibly reliability, strength, power, technology and versatility that fans have grown to love and depend on. When finding the right truck for you, Ford offers plenty of ways to customize the truck with various engine options, cab sizes and more. So, just how powerful is the 2018 Ford F-150?  

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Find out What Sets Torque and Horsepower Apart with This Video

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 10:42 PM
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What is the Difference Between Torque and Horsepower? 

When it comes to researching a vehicle, oftentimes there are two things that drivers check first: The price and the performance. When looking at the performance of a vehicle, drivers will likely first see the car’s horsepower and torque ratings. While horsepower is pretty clear to most drivers, not everyone understands what torque means. So, exactly what is the difference between torque and horsepower? 

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How to Avoid Scratches and Dents on Your Car

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 5:03 PM
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5 Tips to prevent dents and scratches

A vehicle is a big investment for most drivers, and as such many prefer to keep their vehicle looking its best as long as possible. Of course, part of the car-owning experience is dealing with the potential risk of your vehicle getting dents or scratches at any time. That said, there are a few practices that car owners can utilize to reduce the chances of having their car’s exterior damaged. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Reasons Your Car’s Brakes Might be Squeaking

By Product Expert | Posted in Godwin Service Center, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 7:23 PM
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Why are my car’s brakes squeaking?

Sometimes it may be difficult to discover problems with your car. Other times, as with the case of squeaky brakes, your vehicle is literally calling out to you for help. It goes without saying that the integrity of your car’s brakes is crucial to on-road safety. That said, problems with your vehicle’s brakes definitely shouldn’t be ignored. So, if you’re noticing a squeaking sound coming from your vehicle’s brakes, here are a few reasons they may be doing so. Read the rest of this entry »

Why do I Need a Tire Rotation?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, September 28th, 2018 at 8:09 PM
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Benefits of Getting a Tire Rotation

You’ve heard about all the little miscellaneous odds and ends you need to have done to your vehicle. A tire rotation might not be the first thing that comes to mind when figuring out what needs to be done, but it should be. Take a look below at some of the benefits of getting a tire rotation! Read the rest of this entry »

Godwin Motors donates another car to Cooperative Ministry’s Autos for Opportunities

By Product Expert | Posted in Godwin Motors on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at 3:05 PM
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Godwin Motors used car donations Columbia, SC

Many of us have gone through the struggles of living paycheck to paycheck. It’s a difficult battle and can be overwhelming when you need to find a way to travel to and from work. Vehicles are expensive, especially on a limited budget. Our Godwin Motors family continuously strives to give back to the Columbia, SC community and provide quality, affordable vehicles to shoppers throughout the area. As a proud supporter of the Cooperative Ministry’s Autos for Opportunities program, our team is thrilled to have helped another one of our neighbors in need. Read the rest of this entry »

Something Every College Student With a Car Needs to Know

By Product Expert | Posted in Godwin Service Center on Friday, August 24th, 2018 at 9:51 PM
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Car Service Near the University of South Carolina

As a University of South Carolina college student, you have some main priorities. Passing classes, social media updates, living off a small budget, and hanging out with friends tend to top the list. For a lot of students, having a car available to get around town is a priority too, but taking care of the maintenance is not. So, what happens when your vehicle starts making weird noises? Or your check engine light comes on? Do you know how to tell if your brakes are about to fail? Every college student near the University of South Carolina needs to know where to get quality car service from a trustworthy mechanic.

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Where Can I Watch Football this Fall?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Friday, August 24th, 2018 at 3:53 PM

Best Sports Bars in Columbia SC

Football is back, and for many of us here in Columbia, that means cheering on our beloved Gamecocks. Despite the ups and downs from year to year, there’s nothing quite like a Saturday afternoon or evening of watching college football in a bar surrounded by other like-minded people. Where can you go to watch the games, though? Check out some of the best sports bars in Columbia SC! Read the rest of this entry »

The Ultimate Mom Mobile Makeover Courtesy of Godwin Motors

By Product Expert | Posted in Godwin Service Center on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 at 3:39 PM
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Life is hectic, and that is especially true if you have a family. Between work and driving the kids around, some days it is difficult to make sure that you get a meal on the table for dinner. For that reason, regular chores like keeping the car clean can get pushed to the bottom of the list. It’s unfortunate, because parents of young children know just how quickly crumbs, wrappers and other items can accumulate on the floor mats, under the car seats and in every nook and cranny in the back seat. Thankfully, here at Godwin Motors, we can help to keep your car clean with our full-service detailing department. Read the rest of this entry »

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