Cadillac has been making luxury vehicles for generations and now has the most comprehensive service package for its owners than any other luxury manufacturers. Cadillac "Shield" includes benefits that you will not find at BMW or Lexus or any other luxury car dealer. Roadside assistance, warranty protection and premium care maintenance is the best on the market. Their Onstar system provides access to connections, diagnostics, navigation, security and emergency services. There is even courtesy transportation available during the duration of the warranty period. Any dealership, including Smith Chevrolet Cadillac, can give you full details on the extent and the specifics of these benefits.

A Chevy dealership will have a collision center that can take care of all the repairs and services you will need for you Cadillac or any other model of vehicle. Their technicians will be either ASE or I-CAR certified so you will be sure you are getting the best repairs with GM performance parts for your car. They can also handle routine maintenance as well and provide you with useful information including fuel economy for their entire inventory of vehicles. 

Practical road trip tips include getting routine maintenance, and minor repairs done before you leave, fill your gas tank and map out your route. Other tips include cleaning out your car to make sure you have your current insurance card and current registration handy in case you need them and getting your car washed when you get back to avoid damage to your paint.

A finance department will give you information that can help you decide if buying or leasing a vehicle is the best option for you. You can apply for financing through them either in person or via the internet. Pre-approval gives you an idea of what you can spend on a new or used car so you can search and test drive appropriately. You can used vehicle listings if you have questions or want to submit an online application. You will want to do that soon because it is a good time to buy a car with deals on both new and used ones. Manufacturer deals on 2015 models such as Tahoe, Impala and Malibu offer low APR and some cash back until 1/5/15. Manager's specials on used vehicles are also available as they try to make room on their lots for the newest models.

Whether you are seeking to purchase or lease a new or used vehicle, be sure to find a full-service dealership. One place for all your car needs will save you time and money, as well as ensure consistent customer service.