Enjoy Top-Notch Quality and Affordability with a Used Ford from Poulin Auto Sales!

By Product Expert | Posted in Used Inventory on Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at 7:32 PM
Ford Expedition driving down a highway in the winter

Used Ford Vehicles for Sale in Colchester and Barre, VT

If you love American vehicle brands, Ford is one of the ultimate choices! This brand has been around since 1903, and Henry Ford’s strategy of utilizing the assembly line made his Model T affordable – and put Americans on the move! More than 100 years later, Ford vehicles still offer ultimate quality and are still affordable – especially when purchased used! Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Spring! Are You Ready to Enjoy Healthy and Safe Driving This Season?

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety Info, Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at 6:56 PM
Vehicle driving down a tree-lined road during the spring

Safety and Health Tips for Springtime Driving in Vermont

Today marks the first day of spring and we couldn’t be more excited! While Vermont is famous for its gorgeous winters (which also help with our famous maple syrup production), the state is just as beautiful in the springtime. However, the spring season can bring about a special series of hazards that can impact your driving. Here are some tips to help keep you safe. Read the rest of this entry »

How Do I Know if I am Having a Stroke While Driving?

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety Info, Tips and Tricks on Friday, March 8th, 2019 at 6:27 PM
Illustration of a human head with monitor lines

Symptoms of a Stroke and What to Do if You are Driving

Here at Poulin Auto Sales, we were saddened to hear the news of actor Luke Perry’s passing due to a massive stroke. While strokes usually occur in older folks, they can happen to anyone. And of course, the last person we expect it to happen to is ourselves, and we usually assume that they will happen in the comfort of our home. Quite the contrary. Strokes can happen anytime, anywhere – including when we are driving our vehicle. To help your survival and the safety of other drivers, we are sharing the symptoms of a stroke and tips on what to do. Read the rest of this entry »

When Do I Need to Replace My Vehicle’s Battery?

By Product Expert | Posted in Maintenance and Service on Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 6:49 PM
Mechanic handling a car battery

How Long Does a Vehicle Battery Last?

Most of us can probably say that we experienced going out to our vehicle in the dead of winter with frigid temperatures, eager to get where we want/need to go…and discover that the battery is dead. This is always a huge inconvenience and it seems to happen at the worst possible time. You also start to ask yourself when was the last time that you changed your vehicle’s battery. Let us explain how long a vehicle’s battery will typically last so that you can avoid this inconvenience in the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Strengthen Your Brain with This Fun Automotive Word Search!

By Product Expert | Posted in Fun Stuff on Thursday, February 14th, 2019 at 3:30 PM
Two people playing a word search game on paper

Word Search with Automotive Brands

We have been hearing about the benefits of certain activities such as coloring, Sudoku, and crossword puzzles. Word searches are considered a cognitive tool that extremely beneficial for all ages because they help develop and strengthen pattern recognition. And they can help increase your vocabulary! Here at Poulin Auto Sales, we love word searches that are automotive related and created one based on the most popular brands from our inventory! Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

Watch Out for Moose When Driving in Vermont!

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety Info, Tips and Tricks on Monday, February 11th, 2019 at 7:02 PM
Moose grazing during the fall season

How to Keep My Vehicle Safe from a Collision with a Moose

Vermont is home to many wildlife species, including moose. This majestic creature is fun to watch from a safe distance, but can be extremely dangerous when we get too close – especially when we are blissfully driving our vehicle. Here are some pieces of advice on how to keep yourself and your vehicle safe from encounters with a moose. Read the rest of this entry »

Should I Buy a Truck Cap or Tonneau Cover for My Used Truck?

By Product Expert | Posted in Accessories, Trucks on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 at 9:20 PM
Truck Cap VS Tonneau Cover on diamond plating

Pros and Cons of Using a Truck Cap or Tonneau Cover for Trucks

So, you just bought yourself a used truck from Poulin Auto Sales – congratulations! Many of our trucks come with accessories that the precious owner used in order to make that truck do more for them. However, you might find yourself wanting to add a couple of additional accessories to make the truck your own. One popular accessory that many truck drivers purchase is some sort of box covering. A truck cap or tonneau cover is by far one of the most useful accessories because it helps keep your cargo protected from theft and Mother Nature. Now the question is, which style is right for you? We have weighed out the pros and cons of using a truck cap or tonneau cover for your truck and we are excited to share our thoughts with you! Read the rest of this entry »

Is My Vehicle’s Thermostat Not Working?

By Product Expert | Posted in Maintenance and Service, Tips and Tricks on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at 7:05 PM
Symptoms of a Failing Vehicle Thermostat

Symptoms of a Failing Vehicle Thermostat

Here in Vermont, it is REALLY cold! It is bad enough when we need to go outside to get to our vehicle, but it can be awful when our vehicle’s cabin refuses to warm up. What is causing the issue? Read the rest of this entry »

Do I Need to Warm Up My Vehicle on Cold Days?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at 7:03 PM
Kia Sorento in the winter season

Back when we were young whippersnappers, our parents would let the family vehicle warm up for several minutes before driving anywhere. Vehicles have come a long way since our childhood, and they are outfitted with nicer features like windows that roll up and down with just the click of a button, infotainment systems, built-in navigation, and heated seats and mirrors. But do modern vehicles need to be warmed up? Read the rest of this entry »

Where Can I Find a Copy of My Vehicle’s Owner’s Manual?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at 7:01 PM
Woman reading the owner's manual of her vehicle

Where to Find a Vehicle’s Owner’s Manual

The owner’s manual is an important piece of literature because it helps you learn everything you need to know about your vehicle. We know that life happens, and you might misplace that manual at some point – or you might buy a used vehicle and the manual was not included. Luckily, there are a few places where you can find a manual for your car. Read the rest of this entry »