How to eliminate a smoke smell from your car

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Thursday, September 19th, 2019 at 6:13 PM
Bald man smoking inside vehicle

Recent decades have seen the prevalence of smoking greatly decrease throughout America, which is a great sign to say the least. Still, there are those that can’t kick the habit, and it’s all too easy to fire up a heater to make those longer drives a bit more bearable. That’s all well and good, but it can also lead to some pretty gross smelling cars with enough time. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Vermont a two plate state?

By Product Expert | Posted in Dealership Information on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 at 1:59 PM
Group of license plates on wood background with Vermont plate shown in frame

License plate requirements when registering a vehicle in Vermont

There are a lot of auxiliary things to take care of when you purchase a quality used model – it can be a fun and rewarding experience to ride off the lot in a model that you love, but taking care of titles, registrations and insurance can be a hassle to say the least. We want to help you every step of the way here at Poulin Auto Sales, and we will! By purchasing a used model from us, we’ll be sure to take care of your title and registration, but you may still have further questions. Read the rest of this entry »

Where can I go hiking and biking near Barre?

By Product Expert | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, September 6th, 2019 at 6:03 PM
Biking trail with fall-colored leaves on the ground

Best forest hiking and biking trails near Barre VT 

In our not so humble estimation, Vermont has the best fall appearance not just in New England, but arguably throughout all of America. Once the weather begins to get crispier and the leaves begin to change color, you just can’t beat the view that the Vermont countryside provides, especially here in the Montpelier-Barre area. If you’re looking to get that much closer to nature in the next couple months, come check out the best forest hiking and biking trails near Barre VT!  Read the rest of this entry »

How far can you drive with a spare tire on your car?

By Product Expert | Posted in Maintenance and Service, Safety Info, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 at 2:31 PM
Spare tire next to flat tire attached to vehicle

Maximum driving distances on different spare tire types 

Getting a flat tire is (obviously) never a good time, but replacing them with a spare is (luckily) a pretty simple fix. Once you have your spare tire on your model, the logical next step is to take it into a dedicated service center to get a new set installed, but what happens if you’re far away from your home dealership?   Read the rest of this entry »

Why is My Vehicle Not Starting Up When I Turn on the Ignition?

By Product Expert | Posted in Maintenance and Service on Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at 5:45 PM
Young woman with keys to a car

Issues with a Vehicle Not Starting Up

We all have those mornings where we are running around the house trying to get the kids ready for school and they can’t find their homework, change their minds about what they want to wear for the day, and find every distraction possible to prevent leaving on time. Once you get everyone situated in your high-quality used vehicle from Poulin Auto Sales, you go to turn the ignition…and it won’t start! Oh no! What is wrong? Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen Beetle Bokeh Photography Video

By Product Expert | Posted in Fun Stuff on Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at 4:34 PM
Film strip with woman holding a camera

Volkswagen Beetle Bokeh Photography Video

The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic vehicles ever produced. We love this little car because of its standout styling and awesome fuel economy! Because of its round silhouette, the Volkswagen Beetle is relatively easy for artists to replicate in their projects – including photography! Recently, Volkswagen shared how to create a Volkswagen Beetle-style Bokeh effect and we thought that we would share it with you! Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

Watch the Mitsubishi Plant Robots in Action!

By Product Expert | Posted in Fun Stuff on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 4:32 PM
Red Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross fresh off the assembly line

Mitsubishi Plant Robot Videos

The Mitsubishi brand has really increased in popularity and demand in the last few years. Drivers have been loving the affordable and top-notch quality that Mitsubishi has to offer. With the increasing popularity of Mitsubishi, we are starting to see more vehicles from the brand available at our dealership. To help you get a closer look at the fun and creativity of the Mitsubishi brand, we thought that we could share these videos with you! Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

How Dirty Can My Vehicle’s Steering Wheel Get?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Monday, August 26th, 2019 at 2:56 PM
Steering wheel in a Honda vehicle

How Often Should I Clean My Vehicle’s Steering Wheel?

Over the course of the day, we touch a lot of the same things that other people do – door handles, fuel pumps, ATM buttons, money, and more. We might not give it much thought, but those surfaces are covered in germs. When we enter our vehicle and grab hold of the steering wheel, those germs transfer to that steering wheel and stay there for a long time. Depending on what kind of germs are present, they can make you good and sick if you are not careful. Read the rest of this entry »

How Can I Survive a Road Trip with My Family?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 at 2:48 PM
Family sitting in the cargo area of a vehicle while out on the road

Tips for Getting Along with Your Family on a Road Trip

As much as we love our family, they can get on our nerves once in a while. And when you are in a confined space out on the road, the little annoyances can suddenly feel like a big deal. And after several days, it can take a toll and everyone is trying to not feel resentful. Luckily, we have some tips to help keep the peace. Read the rest of this entry »

Should My Family Share a Couple of Big Suitcases or Each Use Smaller Suitcases for Our Road Trip?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Monday, July 29th, 2019 at 2:42 PM
Multi-generation family

Tips for Packing for a Road Trip

One of the most stressful things about preparing for a family road trip is packing the suitcase and finding out if everyone’s luggage is going to fit in your vehicle. It seems like whenever people go on a road trip, they each bring along the biggest suitcase from their luggage set, fill it up, and still manage to bring along a couple more bags full of stuff. And when there are multiple people traveling in the same vehicle, the cargo space can become jam-packed and disorganized – and even hinder rear visibility. Before heading out on your next road trip, read these tips to make packing that cargo space easier! Read the rest of this entry »