Top 5 Movie Cars of all Time

Over the years there have been tons of vehicles on the silver screen, but several of them stand out above the rest. There have been some iconic vehicles in franchises like the Fast and the Furious and James Bond, and tons of other vehicles around the film industry. But we thought we’d pick our top 5 movie cars of all time to take you on a trip down memory lane. Some of these vehicles, while they might not look like they did in the movies, are still available on the market today. So check out our inventory and see if you can’t find a newer version of some of these legendary move cars. Read the rest of this entry >>

Stats & Facts about Texting & Driving

Dangers of texting and driving

Everyone knows how dangerous drinking and driving can be. It’s extremely illegal to drive under the influence, but it’s just as dangerous and illegal to text and drive as well. Texting and driving has become a huge issue over the past few years, and we thought we’d take a second to raise some awareness about the dangers of this fad. No text message is so important that it’s worth losing a life over, so think about this information and these statistics the next time you consider texting while behind the wheel. Read the rest of this entry >>

What to do when you’re on the road

Top 5 Road Trip Games

Like we said earlier this week, spring is officially here. Whether headed out for spring break or just taking a much-needed family road trip, we’ve got a list of the top 5 games that you and your passengers can play on the go. Sure, most people will probably have smart devices to play on for the whole trip, but drivers can’t play games on an iPad. So, if you can convince your family or friends to play with you, try these 5 games so everyone can have some fun. Read the rest of this entry >>

Improve your driving habits, improve your fuel economy

Tips for getting the best fuel efficiency

Many new vehicles today have a technology feature either standard or available that helps you monitor your fuel efficiency. It tells you exactly what your fuel economy looks like from moment to moment, helping you to adapt good habits on the go. But for those of you with older vehicles that don’t have this fairly-new feature installed, or you simply opted not to include it in your newer car, we’ve got several tips for you to follow in order to get the best fuel efficiency. Read the rest of this entry >>

Don’t forget your Car, Truck or SUV this spring!

Automotive Spring Cleaning Checklist

Today is officially the first day of spring, which means there’s a pretty good chance you’ve already started – or at least started thinking about – spring cleaning. When you’re done deep cleaning your house or apartment, don’t forget that your vehicle got just as if not even dirtier than your home did over the winter. We’ve put together a checklist that should help with your automotive spring cleaning, so be sure to check it out and if you have any questions feel free to give us a call. Read the rest of this entry >>

5 Safest Used Cars for Teenage Drivers

If you’ve got a teenage child who’s about to become a driver, then you might be considering purchasing them a new vehicle. Unless you’ve got a bunch of disposable income, you probably don’t want to spend a ton of money on a brand-new vehicle for them. Even if you do have the disposable income, purchasing a flashy, brand-new vehicle for a driver who is still learning might not be the best idea. So we’ve put together a list of what we believe are the 5 safest used cars for any teenage drivers, available right here at Gil’s Auto Sales in Columbus. Read the rest of this entry >>

Why is my Check Engine light on?

One of the most nerve-racking things that can happen when you’re on the road is to notice your Check Engine Light has come on. It’s nice that the light is there to tell you that something is wrong, but in most vehicles, that’s all it tells you. It doesn’t say what’s wrong or what you should do about it. It just turns the little light on! So why is your check engine light on? Well, we thought we’d give you a few ideas as to why it might be on, and what you should do about it. Read the rest of this entry >>

When do the clocks change in Georgia?

While the official first day of spring isn’t until March 20th, it already feels like we’re in it here in Columbus. But just over a week before spring officially gets here, we have to lose an hour of our night as the clocks spring forward. If you for about daylight saving time, or have simply been wondering when exactly the clocks change here in Georgia, then we’ve got the information for you. Read the rest of this entry >>