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 »

Are Teen Drivers Entitled to a New Car from Mom and Dad?

By Product Expert | Posted in Financing, Tips and Tricks on Friday, January 11th, 2019 at 10:17 PM
Teen driver inside a red car

Should I Give My Teenager a New Car?

Since the 1950s, cars have been a huge part of teen culture. Many remember taking the family car out on the town with friends or even working odd jobs to save up for one of their own. Nowadays, older generations lament that today’s teens are spoiled and entitled. While this is a generalization and certainly not true for all teenagers, it doesn’t help when today’s movies and TV shows portray teenagers driving brand-new luxury cars that were gifts from their parents on their 16th birthday. This can make parents wonder if they should be giving their teen driver a brand-new car when they pass the driving test. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the Best Ways to Drive in the Snow in Vermont?

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety Info, Tips and Tricks on Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 11:59 PM
Vehicle driving on a snow-covered road

Safety Tips for Driving in the Snow

Vermont is one of the best states to visit during the winter season thanks to the gorgeous scenery and abundance of ski hills (move over, Colorado!) and sugarhouses. While we love the snow, it does make driving a little more dangerous if you are not careful. Luckily, we have some tips to help keep you and other drivers safe: Read the rest of this entry »

Ring in 2019 with a Used Vehicle from Poulin Auto Sales!

By Product Expert | Posted in Dealership Information on Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 11:52 PM
Bursting fireworks

Used Vehicles for Sale in Barre and Colchester, VT

What are your resolutions for 2019? Is one of them driving in a different vehicle? Look no further than our dealership! At our Barre and Colchester locations, we offer a HUGE selection of used vehicles that with make your 2019 the best year ever! Read the rest of this entry »

Going Ice Fishing in Vermont? Make Sure the Ice is Thick Enough!

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety Info, Tips and Tricks on Friday, December 28th, 2018 at 9:55 PM
Ice Shack on a Lake During the WInter

How Thick Should Lake Ice Be So I Can Drive on It?

One of the best things about living in Vermont is the winter season. There is skiing, snowmobiling, and of course ice fishing. Many people who ice fish love driving their vehicle on the ice to their favorite fishing spot. That can be disastrous if you are not careful. Luckily, we are sharing a guide to help you determine if that ice is thick enough! Read the rest of this entry »

Shop for Your Home for the Holidays Vehicle at Poulin Auto Sales!

By Product Expert | Posted in Dealership Information on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 10:45 PM
A collection of red and silver Christmas ornaments

High-Quality Used Vehicles for Sale in Barre and Colchester, VT

During the holiday season, many folks will be venturing up to Vermont to either see loved ones or try to experience a White Christmas of their own. Still, many of us Vermont residents will be traveling during the holiday season as well. No matter our destination is a few towns away or a few states away, we need a dependable vehicle that can handle the snow and carry our family and gifts! Read the rest of this entry »

What are Some Great Ways to Avoid Drinking and Driving This Holiday Season?

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety Info, Tips and Tricks on Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 2:12 PM
Drunk driver reaching for the car keys

With winter upon us, many of us are excited to curl up in front of the fireplace, turn on a holiday movie, and sip on some hot cocoa. For a little extra zing, some of us might be tempted to add a shot of peppermint schnapps to the hot cocoa. This is totally okay as long as you are of age and plan to stay home for the rest of the evening. However, the winter season – especially during December – usually means parties galore and you might find yourself attending several. If this is the case, we recommend that you do not drink and drive. Drunk driving accidents happen way too often, and we do not want you to become another statistic this holiday season. To help you avoid being involved in a drunk driving accident, we have a few tips for you. Read the rest of this entry »