Mid May News Report in Missouri

St. Louis used car dealerMemorial Day, boating safety and auto safety represent the news season in Missouri. St. Louis used car dealer, Cross Keys imparts the latest news headlines, compiled from AAA, IIHS, as well as the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP).

AAA Forecasts Memorial Day Driving Climate

As some safety analysts deem Memorial Day weekend as the most dangerous time of the summer season, AAA estimates that some 33-million travelers will be on the road. Even though growing fuel costs are not predicted before the first summer holiday, some states are seeing gas costs increase by four-cents a week. Fuel prices continue to soar above $3.00 a gallon in California, Alaska, and Oregon.

In contrast, Missouri continues to show low fuel prices, an average of $2.39. AAA forecasts that gas prices will increase, given the recent incremental price spikes.

IIHS Designates Top Safety Cars

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) rates new and used vehicles based on crash tests, number of accidents and safety, technology features, (i.e. lane departure warning). A few 2015 small cars earned high safety grades. These include the Chevrolet Spark, Honda Fit, and Chevrolet Volt met the IIHS standards, especially from cars prevention technology. (more…)

Car Buyer’s Guide to Auto Acronyms

Auto buyers often invest in preowned cars without understanding the terms,” reveals a sales consultant of St. Louis used car dealer, Cross Keys Auto. If you’re searching for a preowned vehicle to buy, you’ve most likely stumbled across acronyms, like APR, DOHC, CVT and so on.  compiled more than seven popular auto buying descriptions, auto loans and vehicle parts.

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Many vehicles like the 2012 BMW 328I arrive with RWD at the St. Louis used car dealers, CKA .

St. Louis Used Car Dealer Defines Popular Auto Buying Terms

Referred as a single percentage number, the APR (annual percentage rate) is essentially the annual rate of interest to be paid in a year (including any associated with the loan ), divided by the balance due. APRs include any costs, and transaction fees associated with a car loan, credit card or line of credit.

Continuously Variable Transmissions are available on the via three auto manufacturers: Toyota, Nissan and Subaru. CVTs are accommodative for fuel economy in urban driving
situation. A continuously variable transmission is comparable to a conventional automatic transmission. The underlying difference is the CVTs is that CVT don’t run through gears to achieve high speeds.

Electronic Stability control (ESC) senses when an automobile is losing stability, automating vehicular contral.

Miles per gallon is identified on all new and used cars. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates the fuel efficiency and carbon emissions of all vehicles sold in America.


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Four Golf Courses to Tee off in Florissant MO

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Go golfing Florissant, Hazelwood, Ballwin.

Even though the golfers of St. Louis County’ may not tee off like Bubba, Tiger Woods, and Bob Tway, they have enough golf courses to hone their game.


Florissant Golf Club turned into a public course in 1980. Today, the 18-hole golf course witnesses a high level of tournaments. Numerous matches between leagues, residents and varied levels of play happen from May through September. On the weekends tees non-residents. See the rates at Florissant Golf Club.  Miss the crowd an and claim the Twilight special, good after 2 pm to 5 pm when there is a $5 discount off the normal tee rate for an 18-hole game. Florissant Golf Club | 50 Country Club Ln Florissant, MO 63033


Even though the Ballwin Golf Course is city owned, the facility garners a prestigious reputation. Foremost, the golf course is the former home of P.G.A. Champion, (more…)

What Are the Best Used Cars for Students?

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Student drivers acquire driving skills with time.

Four auto makers produce the best used cars for students. Models designed between 2012 and 2014 generally have the latest technology.
The list includes the best used cars for student drivers, aged 16 to 21.

Based on reliability, safety and fuel economy, we chose vehicles in our inventory with the highest rankings on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) crash test ratings.

Since the NHTSA instituted stricter crash ratings, only eight mid-sized cars and SUVs passed. Because the 2015 Buick Regal and 2014 Chevrolet Impala have been designed with (more…)

What Are the Best Used Cars Under $20,000?

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Stop by used cars Missouri dealer for the best used cars under $20,000

“At our  used cars Missouri dealership, we have so many quality preowned vehicles that we’re offering remarkable deals on some of the best used cars under $20 K, ”  discloses the general manager of  Cross Keys Auto

Used Cars Missouri Dealer Features Top Preowned Vehicles (under $20 K)

The Optimal Buy

Used car buyers, in quest of fuel economy, gravitate toward the Hyundai Kia.These used cars accommodate the serial commuter with an approximate fuel economy of 35 miles to the gallon. In fact, the Hyundia Kia leads the pack among green auto manufacturers.While supplies last at used cars Missouri dealership  a duo of Kia Optima LX  are on sale.

Dependable Driving

Sporty merges with dependable driving on a pre-owned 2013 Toyota Corolla L. Five alloy spoke wheels, on a 102.4-inch wheelbase and a host of other highly functional qualities, attribute to this used Toyota’s popularity. (more…)