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November 1, 2016
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Thanksgiving Family Events in Buena Park

Oh, good ole’ Thanksgiving. Isn’t it crazy how one simple word (even if it is a compound) can bring to mind vivid images of colorful leaves, gigantic meals, and an unmistakable feeling of warmth and belonging? Thanksgiving, and the whole holiday season, is perhaps the greatest time of the year.

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Sure, it’s hard to let go of the long days and care-free attitude that is associated with the summer months, but those days will be back before too long. For now, we are perfectly happy sipping our pumpkin spiced lattes, watching the leaves change colors and catching up on some much-needed family time. Continue Reading →

October 1, 2016
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Here Are The Five Things You Should Do After A Car Accident

When you think about it, the roads can be a scary place. It seems like we have gotten comfortable with driving on a daily basis, and we take for granted how dangerous it can truly be. Just think about it, the average sized American man is about 5’10, 190 pounds, and can run at a top speed of 15 miles per hour. If you have ever seen a game of football before then you know how scary and damaging collisions between two grown men can be.

Cars, in contrast, average 4,009 pounds (over 200 times greater than that of a human) and can get to a top speed of over 100 miles per hour (almost ten times greater than a human). Car collisions are serious incidents and can be very dangerous for those involved, but thankfully technology has advanced to a point where vehicle companies like GMC and Buick are able to implement extensive safety measures to keep drivers and passengers safe in the event of a collision or equipment malfunction. Continue Reading →

September 1, 2016
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Guide to an Unforgettable Fall in Los Angeles, California

Our beautiful city of Los Angeles has been buzzing all summer. The beaches have been packed; the music acts have been coming non-stop, and we even gained an NFL team. With summer winding down, we here at Simpson Buick GMC, one of the premier GMC dealers near San Diego, aren’t ready for the fun to stop.

It seems like every year around this time things start slowing down, people start to get into their school or work routines, and the up-tempo, lively lifestyle that we all enjoy throughout the summer starts to fade. This fall that doesn’t need to be the case. Check out our complete guide to an unforgettable fall below and keep the good times rolling in the city of angels. Continue Reading →

August 1, 2016
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Is the 2017 GMC Terrain Nightfall the Best GMC Vehicle Yet?

GMC has had some truly spectacular vehicles in its long, storied history. Just look at the groundbreaking 1936 GMC Half Ton Pickup that helped usher in a new wave of trucks made for mass consumption, or the 1955 GMC 100 Series Deluxe ST CT208 that basically defines the time period, or the 1988 GMC 1500 Sierra SLE that marked the beginning of the modern era of truck design.

Now, in 2016 we have become spoiled with state of the art technology and world-class craftsmanship in every GMC produced. With all of this saturation of awe-inspiring vehicles, the question of: “which vehicle can claim itself to be the best?” becomes increasingly difficult to answer.

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The Denali line of GMC vehicles has leveled the playing field across the board by uniformly incorporating the company’s newest technologies and convenience features in almost all of their models. Continue Reading →

July 1, 2016
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How To Chill Out In Orange County This Summer

The country has been scorching and the summer’s really heating up here in Orange County. The area’s been the grip of several sweltering heat waves, and people are looking to cool off any way they can. So what are some of the many ways you can chill out in OC when the thermometer is ready to blow its top? Here are some suggestions from your friends at Simpson Buick GMC of Buena Park.

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Head To A Theme Park – This may be a bit odd to suggest, but you can bet folks will be flocking to Knott’s Soak City Waterpark at Knott’s Berry Farm. A family favorite for splashing, swimming, and all sorts of aquatic fun, Soak City offers cabana rentals and such waterlogged attractions as Banzai Falls, the Laguna Storm Water Tower, and Malibu Run to name a few. And if you trek to Disneyland this summer (yes those pesky relatives are in town again), you can cool off on Pirates of the Caribbean, Grizzly River Run, It’s A Small World, Splash Mountain…well, you get the idea. Just remember: “Dead men tell no tales!”

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June 1, 2016
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Your Exclusive Sneak Peak At The New 2017 Buick Enclave

Lower gas prices and the benefits of more cargo and passenger capacity are but a couple of the reasons why the midsize SUV market is red hot with no signs of cooling off anytime soon.

New Sport Touring Edition Debuts

One of the more popular SUVs in this crowded field is the new 2017 Buick Enclave. The Enclave blends practicality, luxury, performance, and advanced safety features in a refined and elegant package. The 2017 version adds a new Sport Touring Edition that’s distinguished by a new Satin Black ice-toned “waterfall” grille, a new “ice blue” interior, three new color choices, and bespoke 20″ chrome cast aluminum sport wheels with Satin Black accents. Otherwise, the 2017 Enclave remains largely unchanged from the 2016 model. After all, why mess with success?

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May 1, 2016
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10 Unique 2016 Father’s Day Activities In Orange County

Here’s a question: just how many ties does your dad have in his closet? Or slippers for that matter? This Father’s Day, it’s time to get creative about celebrating your dad. After all, how many socket wrench and barbecue sets can one person possibly own? Don’t worry, this is “the OC,” and that means there are a ton of fun, exciting, and unique things you, dad, and the whole family can do to make his special day a most memorable one.

Lucky for you, we put our collective, fatherly heads together here at your local Orange County Buick GMC dealership, Simpson Buick GMC of Buena Park, and come up with a list of surefire, blockbuster, and sensational ideas for Father’s Day 2016 in Orange County that your dad is sure to love.

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  1. Make Dad Your Top Gun For A Day

“Goose” and “Maverick” better watch their six when your dad gets into the cockpit of real military aircraft at Air Combat USA. Your Pop can pop a few “G’s” and become a fighter pilot for a day. Dad is sure to be sky-high about this unforgettable experience. For more information, please call Air Combat USA’s national headquarter at the Fullerton Municipal Airport at 714-525-7590 or 1-800-522-7590. Continue Reading →

April 1, 2016
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Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Watch the news on any given evening and you might hear stories like “The Dangers of GMOs” or “What’s in Your Dinner Tonight Might Just Kill You.” Now hopefully what was in your dinner tonight did not actually end up killing you, but we’re at a point in our society where we have become hyper-aware of every single health hazard or endangerment of our well being.

People protest pesticides, consumerism, and animal rights. They march for positive body image, equal wages, and religious freedom, and rightfully so. When people feel that their rights or their life are in danger, they try to take action and do something about it. One cause that doesn’t receive nearly enough attention is distracted driving, and the explanation as to why is simple.

Although distracted driving is responsible for around 5,000 deaths every year according to AAAFoundation.com, there are no social movements, protests or marches dedicated to fixing the problem. To us here at Simpson Buick GMC of Buena Park, your preferred new GMC dealer in Buena Park, California, the reason is clear. Nobody is standing up against one of the most common killers of teen drivers in America because almost everyone has been guilty of distracted driving at some point in their lives and many drive while distracted on a daily basis. Continue Reading →

March 1, 2016
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Debuting the 2017 GMC Acadia

In 2014, Kelley Blue Book awarded its prestigious Brand Image Award to GMC for being the most refined brand on the market. Since then GMC hasn’t looked back, producing some of the highest quality vehicles on the road. The 2017 Acadia, for example, is set for production this spring and represents the 2nd generation of the highly successful GMC SUV.

Previous Acadia models were lauded by consumers and critics alike for the SUV’s attention to detail, elegance and performance, so expectations are extremely high for the 2017 model, and it certainly does not disappoint. We here at Simpson Buick GMC of Buena Park, your local dealer of New Buick and GMC Models in Anaheim, California, are thrilled to present to you the all-new 2017 GMC Acadia.

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Refinement in Excess

Offered in three separate trims, SLT, Denali and All-Terrain, the 2017 GMC Acadia is made slightly smaller and much lighter than its predecessors, reclassifying itself as a mid-size SUV rather than a full-size. Each trim has its own identity, allowing customers to customize their vehicle with the exact features they want to fit their lifestyle.

The SLT trim represents the base model, yet still comes with the stunning re-imagined exterior design and professionally-styled interior. Standard features include a refined 7-inch touch monitor with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, active noise cancellation technology for a smoother, quieter ride, and a 2nd-row pullout console that offers added convenience for any passengers riding in the back seats.

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Upgrade to the Denali trim to include luxurious features like the hands-free power liftgate, signature chrome accents on the grill, door handles, exhaust tips and roof rails, and high intensity LED headlamps that light up even the darkest roads. The Denali trim also offers consumers an available dual skyscape sunroof, heated leather steering wheel, driver and passenger seats, and real wood interior accents, for the tasteful professional.

The All-Terrain trim includes all standard features, but is designed for a more active lifestyle with seating for five, increased storage compartments, black chrome accents, and the highly-coveted advanced all-wheel drive system that is perfect for all off-road and inclement driving conditions.

The 2017 Acadia SLT and Denali trims are made with seating for up to seven, accompanied by significantly increased comfort and performance measures. Each row of seating offers more space to stretch over the previous year, available USB ports for phone charging, and the center console comes with an available wireless charging station so that you can stay connected without the clutter of wires.

The 2017 Acadia was built with a lighter, high-strength steel that not only makes the vehicle more maneuverable and agile, but also helps with acceleration. It is safe to say that the 2017 Acadia is well-suited to continue the strong GMC tradition of refinement and excellence, but to really see the value of the newest addition to the GMC family, you will need to test drive it yourself.

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Test Drive the 2017 GMC Acadia Denali Edition at Simpson Buick GMC Coming this Spring

If you are in the market for a new vehicle but you can’t wait for the release of the elegant GMC Acadia coming this spring, stop by Simpson Buick GMC of Buena Park located at 6600 Auto Center Drive Buena Park, California 90621 where we have a wide selection of top-of-the-line cars trucks and SUV’s that are ready for sale. Get pre-approved for financing and stop by our showroom to test drive any of our great models today!

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February 1, 2016
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10 Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants In Orange County

While we like to say “All Roads Lead To Simpson Buick GMC,” here at your preferred Orange County new and used car Buick GMC dealer in Buena Park, when it comes to Valentine’s Day 2016, we’d prefer to say that “All Roads Lead To Love.” After all, February 14th is the day we set aside each year to celebrate romance and to show our significant other just how much he or she means to us.

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One of the many ways people show their affection on this special day is by going out to a nice dinner. A glass of wine and a fantastically prepared gourmet meal can certainly set the mood for romance. Fortunately, there are many outstanding restaurants right here in our neighborhood, as well as throughout Orange County, that offer the perfect locale for a delightful romantic rendezvous. However, with so many great options, narrowing that big list down to the best of the best may be a bit difficult. So to help you out, we’ve compiled our list of the 10 best romantic restaurants near Buena Park and in Orange County. Enjoy! Continue Reading →