5 Tips to Get Ready for the EC Marathon

By Auto Ashley | Posted in Local Eau Claire Events on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 1:24 PM

The big race is right around the corner and we could not be more excited!  We know that a lot of preparation and dedication goes into this race.  Whether you assisted in planning the race or you have been training to run the marathon, a lot of people in the city of Eau Claire have waited for this big day to come.  Here are some tips to prepare you for the big day!

5 Tips to Get Ready for the EC Marathon

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Meet Alexis Rutsch | Welcome to Ken Vance

By Auto Ashley | Posted in Hyundai, Staff, Used Vehicles on Thursday, April 13th, 2017 at 3:39 PM
Alexis Rutsch

Help us in welcoming our newest sales professional, Alexis Rutsch, to the Ken Vance Motors team.  She will be a sales professional at the Hyundai Dealership and the Used Superstore and she is so excited to be here.  We are so thrilled to welcome Alexis Rutsch to Ken Vance Motors and we want to allow all of you to get the chance to learn a little bit about her too.  We sat down with her so he could share more about herself with all of you.

Learn More about Alexis Rutsch | Sales Professional

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Easter Fun in Eau Claire

By Auto Ashley | Posted in Local Eau Claire Events on Friday, April 7th, 2017 at 1:56 PM
Easter Basket

As Easter is quickly approaching, many organizations are gearing up for their annual Easter Egg Hunts and Easter bunny visits in Eau Claire and around the Chippewa Valley.  Here are some ideas for you and your kids for fun activities around the Chippewa Valley, from your friends at Ken Vance Motors.

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Meet Michael Mitra | Welcome Back to Ken Vance Motors

By Auto Ashley | Posted in Hyundai, Staff on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 12:37 PM
Welcome Michael
Help us in welcoming our new Hyundai Manager, Michael Mitra, to the Ken Vance Motors team.  We are so thrilled for Michael Mitra to be back at Ken Vance Motors and we want to allow all of you to get the chance to learn a little bit about him.  We sat down with him so he could share a little bit about himself.

Learn about Michael Mitra | Hyundai Manager

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Reasons to Trade-In Your Vehicle | Eau Claire, WI

By Auto Ashley | Posted in Technology, Used Vehicles on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 6:00 AM

Are you thinking about whether or not you should trade-in your vehicle?  Want new features in a vehicle?  Want to have the new car smell?  Just ready for something different?  Well, it is time to start thinking about trading-in!

Save yourself some time and trade-in here at Ken Vance Motors, where we make it easy for you to understand the benefits of trading-in.  When you are ready to purchase your new vehicle, you don’t have to wait until you sell the other, you can trade-in and get the value of your current vehicle directly applied to your new purchase.  Here are some reasons you don’t always think about when making the decision to trade-in:

Reasons to Trade-In

  • Avoid the Hassle.  When you sell your car on your own, it requires responding to a lot of calls and emails about the vehicle.  Then on top of that, you have to show the car and then allow people to test drive.  We want your car buying experience as stress-free as possible.
  • Value now.  Use the value of your trade and apply it directly to your new vehicle purchase.  Don’t wait the months it could take to sell your car on your own.
  • Upgrade Vehicle. Need the convenience of the latest technology?  Trade-in your outdated vehicle and get into a new one.  We make the process easy, so that you can get that heated steering wheel, seat warmers, or hands-free bluetooth speaker that you are looking for.  If you are after something different, don’t let the fear of struggling to find someone to buy it get in the way and make the trade.
  • Tax Savings.  In Wisconsin, it is required that sales tax be paid only on the difference between the price of your trade-in and the new vehicle you are buying, not the full price of the new car you bought.  This could mean a big savings on the tax you will pay on your new vehicle. However, this tax benefit does not apply if you sell your old vehicle yourself.

Stop at Ken Vance Motors and we will take a look at your vehicle.  Interested in finding out more before you stop-in, click here and fill out the form.  We hope to see you soon at Ken Vance Motors.


Spring Cleaning – 5 Tips to Getting Your Car Ready for Spring

By Auto Ashley | Posted in Maintenance, Safety on Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 1:18 PM
Spring Cleaning

Spring has sprung!  Now that spring is here, it is time for spring cleaning.  We know that when spring arrives, we start from the inside out.  Whether that be our closets, our garages or our cars, it’s that time of the year to clean up.  That is the beauty of spring, you get to start fresh.

Winter was rough.  We received a ton of snow and with that comes a lot of sand and salt to prevent icy roads.  This mixture can keep us safe on the roads, however they cause a variety of problems for your vehicle.  Here are some tips to get your vehicle the spring cleaning that it deserves.

5 Tips to Spring Cleaning

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Meet Kevin Lorenze – Sales Professional

By Auto Ashley | Posted in Staff on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at 6:00 AM
Kevin Lorenze

We are welcoming another sales professional to our team here at Ken Vance Motors — Kevin Lorenze.  Over the past few weeks we have gotten to know Kevin, but now it’s your turn!  We sat down with him so he could share a little bit about himself to all of our guests.

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To the Person Who Is Always Cold

By Auto Ashley | Posted in Features on Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at 6:00 AM
Cold Walking

4 Things you need in your life if you are always cold!  If you are anything like me, now is the time when I start questioning why I live in Wisconsin.  With all the snow that we got in the past couple days and the cold temperatures, I find myself not wanting to leave the house because it is too cold.  Less time spent out in the cold weather is better for me.

There is a lot more work that goes into getting somewhere when it is cold and snowy.  I have to warm up my car, scrap off ice and snow, pack extra supplies in case of emergency, and drive slower to get to my destination.  Most of these things are unavoidable, so how can I make the winter driving experiences better and more efficient – crank up the heat!

Here are the top 4 features your car needs if you hate the cold:

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Eau Claire New Year’s Eve

By Auto Ashley | Posted in Local Eau Claire Events on Thursday, December 29th, 2016 at 7:52 PM
New Year's Eve

With 2016 coming to a close, it is time to plan how you are going to ring in the new year!  Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls have so many options when it comes to celebrating New Year’s Eve.  If you are planning to stick around the Eau Claire area for New Year’s Eve, it is a guarantee that you won’t be lacking in activities to choose from.  Whether you want to have a romantic dinner or bounce the night away at the all new trampoline park, there is something for everyone.  Here are just a few of the activities happening around Eau Claire: Read the rest of this entry »

Holiday Pre-Owned Truck Sale

By Auto Ashley | Posted in Used Vehicles on Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Ken Vance Motors has over 30 pre-owned trucks available right here in the Eau Claire area and we are bringing you some great deals for the holiday truck sale!  Pre-Owned trucks from brands like Honda, Ford, Chevrolet, GMC, Toyota, Dodge and Nissan.  Our wide selection of used vehicles is sure to include the ideal option for you.  There are so many options out there, here you get the opportunity to take a look at them all.  Test drive the trucks we have on our lot and compare them for yourself.

Click here to view inventory!

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