Ford F-Series: Top Ten Best seller of 2014

The record sales for the Ford F-Series put the truck on the top of the list for the Top Ten Best Selling Cars of 2014. And its no surprise with the launch of the totally redesigned 2015 Ford F-150 that was highly anticipated. New and old the F-150 was the most sold out of all the F-Series Ford has to offer, showing that consumers are choosing this truck for its popularity. Out of 16.5 million cars sold, the Ford F-Series accounted for a grand total of 753,851 of the total vehicles sold for the year. We anticipate even higher sales for 2015 with the new 2015 F-150 that is quickly becoming one of the most popular trucks among consumers.

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Car Care Tips for Winter 2015

If this morning was is any indication, January and February 2015 are going to be tough on your car. With the cold weather, possible heavy snow and ice, it’s not going to be an easy commute.  To stay safe on the roads, Waikem fixed ops director David Sams has a list of tips to help you stay safe on the roads.

1. Check wiper blades to make sure they are in good shape. Be sure to check the rear wiper on vehicles that are equipped with one.

2. Be sure washer fluid in tank is filled with a winter solution that protects to -20 degrees or more.

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Review: 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer

The 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer keeps the same aggressive styling cues and lively personality, but adds new equipment upgrades and improved features. The best part of this year’s models is the wide range of engine and drive train options available.

With  three engines to choose from — efficient 2.0 liter, spirited 2.4 liter, turbocharged intercooled 2.0 liter, and the option between  either a 5-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable transmission — you can customize the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer to fit your driving needs and wants!

2015 Mitsubishi Lancer

The 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer keeps the same aggressive styling cues and lively personality, but adds new equipment upgrades and improved features.

There are also seven exterior colors,  two interior colors, three fabric choices and six different trim level, ES, SE, GT, RALLIART, GSR, MR that you can choose from to make your new car uniquely yours!

View the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Vehicle Brochure

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Review: 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has been over looked in the industry even though it is one of the safest vehicles on the road. One test drive and it quickly becomes the top pick for any driver.

Its backed by a confident 10 year, 100,000 mile warranty which is hard to find with any new vehicle on the market. And it has already won many awards including being named the best back to school SUV and it topped consumer reports reliability study. So what is stopping you from getting behind the wheel?

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport has been over looked in the industry even though it is one of the safest vehicles on the road.

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Waikem Subaru Caring for the Children Event

On Saturday the 20th, we “shared the love” with Pathway Caring for Children at our Waikem Subaru showroom. They are one of the five charities that new Subaru owners can choose from, once chosen Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru that is either purchased or leased this month. Continue reading

2015 Ford Taurus Among Best Unexpected Family Cars

The 2015 Ford Taurus was voted one of cars.com's best unexpected family cars.

The 2015 Ford Taurus was voted one of cars.com’s best unexpected family cars.

The 2015 Ford Taurus was voted one of the top five “unexpected family cars” by a parent test driver with three children writing for cars.com.

Their writer has a preschooler and twin infants. Cars.com asked her to test drive cars that wouldn’t be considered “family cars,” so no crossovers, vans or SUV, and then pick her five favorites. The Taurus made the list because plenty of car seats can fit comfortably and there is plenty of room for those cargo needs that come with having kids.

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2015 Ford F-150 is a North American Car of the Year Finalist

The 2015 Ford F-150 is one of the three finalists that will compete for the North American Truck/Utility of the year. With a complete interior and exterior redesign, the 2015 Ford F-150 was the most anticipated vehicle that was released this year. It will be hard to compete against it for the title in January 2015.

The North American Truck/Utility award is selection of the best redesign model for the new year. The winners will be announced on Monday, January 12th at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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The End of the December 2014 Will the Best Time to Buy a Car

The last week of 2014 will be the best time all year to purchase a vehicle. Automotive experts anticipate large incentives, deep discounts and plenty of customers to visit the showroom from Dec. 26 through Dec. 31.

“With manufacturers motivated to end the year strong, dealerships eager to lower their inventory levels, and brand specialists/managers motivated to hit sales targets, it provides car buyers with negotiating opportunities,” says thestar.com.

If you are in the market to purchase or lease your next vehicle, you would be mistaken to wait until January to drive home in your next vehicle. Last year, True Car reported that New Year’s Eve 2013 was the best day all year to save money on a new car.

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Save up to $2,500 on this great 2014 Kia Soul at Waikem Kia

Save up to $2,500 on this great 2014 Kia Soul at Waikem Kia

So why Dec. 26-31? There’s a number of reasons actually:

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2015 Ford Mustang is North American Car of the Year Finalist

The 2015 Ford Mustang is one of three vehicles competing to win the prestigious North American Car of the Year Award.

The 2015 Ford Mustang is one of three vehicles competing to win the prestigious North American Car of the Year Award.

The 2015 Ford Mustang was named one of three vehicle to compete for the 2015 North American Car of the Year Award. It was completely redesigned for the new year with innovative style and great new technology inside and out. We’ll find out if it has won America’s most prestigious automotive awards in Jan. 2015.

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Waikem Mitsubishi Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Waikem Family Members Craig, Doug and David Waikem stand with Gayu Uesugi, Chariman of the Board and CEO of Mitsubishi Motors North America, to celebrate Waikem Mitsubishi's 25th anniversary.

Waikem Family Members Craig, Doug and David Waikem stand with Gayu Uesugi, Chariman of the Board and CEO of Mitsubishi Motors North America, to celebrate Waikem Mitsubishi’s 25th anniversary.

 

Waikem Mitsubishi celebrated its 25th anniversary Thursday with a special honor from Mitsubishi North America.

Gayu Uesugi, Chariman of the Board and CEO of Mitsubishi Motors North America, and other representatives from Mitsubishi Motors North America visited our Massillon showroom on Thursday to meet the Waikem Family and congratulate them on selling Mitsubishi cars since 1989. The family received a plaque and a banner that reminds everyone of Mitsubishi’s core principle: Ichimai-iwa — “Monolithic Solidarity” or “One Rock.”

“Everybody in the organization shares the same goal and works together to achieve our goal of success and growth,” the banner says.

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