Family gathered around table for Thanksgiving

What’s going on for Thanksgiving 2019 in Vermont?

Thanksgiving Events for 2019 near Barre VT 

Now that we’re deep into November, it’s time to shift focus to one of our favorite holidays here in Vermont – Thanksgiving! Seeing the family and eating that turkey is always awesome, but if you’re looking for even more fun during the break, come and check out some of the coolest Thanksgiving Events for 2019 near Barre VT – we’re sure you’ll have a great time!  Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman on phone sitting on flat tire

How to change a flat tire on your used vehicle

Especially now in winter weather, flat tires are about to be more and more prevalent. Whether they’re just getting older and unable to adjust to more frigid temperatures, or if you ran over spiky objects in the street, it’s never fun to wake up to a tire that’s out of air. Luckily, if you have a spare, getting a new set on your current model is pretty easy. Here’s how to change a flat tire on your used vehicle – using these steps from our Poulin Auto Sales team, you’ll get back up and rolling in no time!   Read the rest of this entry >>

Stylized decorations with 'Happy Halloween' written

What’s going on for Halloween in Vermont?

Halloween Events and Festivals for 2019 near Barre VT

Autumn in New England is simply a different kind of fun. The fall foliage is some of the best in the nation, and once the weather starts to get colder in October, our eyes shift to one holiday that shines brighter (and just a little creepier) than the rest – Halloween! We know you’re excited to break out those costumes you’ve been working on and head out with your friends for some spooky fun, so Poulin Auto Sales wants to help you out; check out some of the best Halloween Events and Festivals for 2019 near Barre VT! Read the rest of this entry >>

Isolated view of vehicle tailpipe

Does Vermont require emissions testing on used vehicles?

Emissions testing requirements in Vermont

With a newfound emphasis on environmental safety throughout the American automotive market, today’s models have been built to provide cleaner performance than ever before. When you register a vehicle in our state, you’ll need to ensure that it meets all expectations before you can head out for the open road. So, today Poulin Auto Sales will show you the emissions testing requirements in Vermont, as well as where to get it taken care of. Read the rest of this entry >>

Rear view of vehicle parked in garage for winter

Make sure you do these when you store your car for winter!

Winter Storage Checklist for Your Vehicle 

Winter is a daunting season for many models, as try as they might, most vehicles today are ill-equipped to handle the snowy and generally gross conditions that Vermont offers when the weather gets colder. So, if you have a seasonal vehicle that you need to put away once December hits, we want to help you out. Our Poulin Auto Sales team has put together a Winter Storage Checklist for Your Vehicle, so you know what you have to do beforehand!  Read the rest of this entry >>

Bald man smoking inside vehicle

How to eliminate a smoke smell from your car

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 >>

Group of license plates on wood background with Vermont plate shown in frame

Is Vermont a two plate state?

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 >>

Biking trail with fall-colored leaves on the ground

Where can I go hiking and biking near Barre?

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 >>

Spare tire next to flat tire attached to vehicle

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

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 >>

Young woman with keys to a car

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

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 >>