Some of the biggest problems on the road all-year round are potholes. Whether big and obvious or small and sneaky, they act as a huge detriment to all motorists on the road no matter what type of vehicle you’re driving. If you’ve ever wondered what caused potholes, we thought we’d start this blog there. But then we’ll dive into how to avoid them and, ultimately, how to report them to the city when you encounter them. Read the rest of this entry »
You’re probably aware that we’re currently smack dab in the middle of tax season. Thursday is the official cutoff for employers to get W2s to their employees, which means you could be filing your taxes as early as sometime this week – if you haven’t already, that is, some companies are good about getting these things out early. With that in mind, you might be thinking about what to use your possible tax return on, considering refunds have averaged nearly $3,000 in recent years. Some people pay off debts, others take a vacation, but you can also utilize it to make a big purchase you’ve been considering, something like a down payment on a car, perhaps? Read the rest of this entry »
Now that you’ve clicked into this blog and have subsequently realized that it’s posted on Godwin Motors’ website, you probably already know what our answer to the question up above is going to be. Where should you get your oil changed in Columbia SC? Godwin Motors, of course. But instead of just giving you our biased opinion, we thought we’d explain to you exactly why you should be getting your oil changed here in our service department. Read the rest of this entry »
For more than two and a half decades, the Nissan Altima has been one of the top options on the small sedan marketplace. Belonging first to the compact car segment from ’92 to ’01, before increasing in size and joining the ranks of what is probably the deepest segment on the market, the midsize sedans. For a short time between ’07 and ’13, a two-door coupe version of the vehicle was introduced as well, and it returned to its compact segment roots. But now, the Nissan Altima has entered its sixth generation for the 2019 model year, leaving behind 27 years of used models from which to choose. If you’re shopping for a used Nissan Altima in the Columbia SC area, look no further than right here at Godwin Motors. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »
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?
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?
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 »
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 »
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 »