When does spring start in Chicago?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, FAQs on Monday, January 20th, 2020 at 9:59 PM
Vibrant flowers and grass underneath a blue sky.

Spring Weather in the Windy City

Even if we look up when spring starts on the calendar, the reality of when the weather truly “feels like” spring can be very different depending on where you are in the country. Due to its midwestern locale, Chicago has a “unique” climate all its own (and that’s putting it nicely). When does spring really start in Chicago?

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Where can I buy the 2020 Toyota RAV4 near Chicago, IL?

By Product Expert | Posted in New Model, Toyota on Sunday, December 15th, 2019 at 9:47 PM
Dark gray 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road trim parked in a rugged desert.

2020 Toyota RAV4 at Continental Motors

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 marks another excellent entry in one of the crossover segment’s most vaunted model lines. Rugged good looks, capable performance, practical utility and cutting-edge tech again combine to make a compact SUV that just keeps getting better. This year’s model starts out at an MSRP of $28,850 and comes in ten different trim levels if you include the hybrid ones (which we certainly do).

Understandably, many drivers are practically frothing at the mouth with the thought of the 2020 Toyota RAV4. Where can one alleviate their rabid symptoms and get their hands on a 2020 RAV4 in the Chicago area? Read the rest of this entry »

What is the Illinois trade-in tax?

By Product Expert | Posted in Local Happenings, Used Cars on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at 10:43 PM
A man and woman ponder over a tax document.

Most people, when buying a new vehicle, trade-in their old one. This helps them get some credit based on the value of the old ride that they can then put towards the price of a new.

But as we know all too well, the government likes to take a cut of any transactions that occur, especially if those transactions are in the multi-thousands of dollars. Is there a tax on vehicle trade-ins in Illinois? Read the rest of this entry »

Where can I get my car ready for winter near Chicago?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, General Automotive, Safety, Service & Parts on Sunday, November 24th, 2019 at 10:02 PM

Winter appears to have come early this year, and it’s not showing any signs of pulling back. While we’d like to be optimistic, we’ve learned to expect the worst when it comes to the midwestern cold. The complete leapfrogging over fall that winter pulled off has left drivers scrambling to get their cars ready for ice, snow, and freezing temperatures. Where can one get their vehicle ready for winter near Chicago? Read the rest of this entry »

Where can I find the 2020 Mazda CX-5 near Chicago?

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda, New Model on Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at 9:46 PM
A Mazda CX-5 parked on a city street, viewed from the front/side angle.

New 2020 Mazda CX-5 near Chicago, IL

The 2020 Mazda CX-5 has recently made its arrival on dealership lots, and it’s been a real joy to both see and experience. Mazda fans are having a tough time keeping themselves together in daily life; they’re practically foaming at the mouth to get their hands on a 2020 CX-5. Where can you test drive, lease, and/or buy one of these crossover SUVs in the Chicago area? Read the rest of this entry »

Where can I find 2020 Honda models near Chicago?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Honda on Monday, October 28th, 2019 at 5:00 AM
Red 2020 Honda Accord parked on curb outside of building

Continental Motors has New 2020 Honda Models in Chicago

It’s fall, which means spooky costumes and sugary treats, turkey dinners and warm sweaters. It also means that auto manufacturers are revealing their 2020 lineups, bit by bit. And what’s been revealed so far from the 2020 Honda lineup is pretty exciting. The popular Accord sedan is back, as is the flexible Pilot SUV.  But what else is currently available? And which dealers have them?

We’re here to tell you where you can find 2020 Honda models near Chicago. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the best Thanksgiving 2019 events in Chicago?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Monday, October 21st, 2019 at 9:58 PM
Thanksgiving feast set out on a table

The Best Thanksgiving 2019 Events near Chicago

Thanksgiving is a great holiday with so much going on. In fact, sometimes it can seem like there’s too much going on, especially when there’s things like the Thanksgiving Parade and the Bears vs. Lions game happening. Over here at Continental Motors, we’ve sorted through the events list and come up with a few suggestions for how to spend your Turkey Day. Read the rest of this entry »

Where to Buy Used Cars near Chicago?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Pre-Owned Vehicles on Thursday, September 26th, 2019 at 9:43 PM
Red 2019 Acura NSX review view; Silver 2019 Acura NSX side view

Continental Motors Group is the Place to Buy Used Vehicles near Chicago

Shopping for a used car can be stressful. Luckily for you, we have a great selection of certified pre-owned vehicles ranging from Mercedes and BMW to Mazda, Honda, and Nissan. Did we mention that they’re super affordable too? Many of our cars are under $10,000, so we’re confident we can find you the right vehicle at the right price.

Let us show you why we’re the best place to buy used cars in Chicago. Read the rest of this entry »

Continental Mitsubishi now offers the 2020 Outlander!

By Product Expert | Posted in Mitsubishi, New Model on Monday, September 16th, 2019 at 8:29 PM
Blue Mitsubishi Outlander parked in the driveway of a fancy estate.

Buy the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander near Chicago

It’s finally here- the next iteration of the beloved Mitsubishi Outlander lineup! Mitsubishi fans, and anyone who appreciates a top-quality crossover SUV with an excellent price, can experience and purchase the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander at Continental Mitsubishi, a dealership serving the whole greater Chicago area. Read the rest of this entry »

Where can I find 2020 Acura models near Chicago?

By Product Expert | Posted in Acura, Community, New Model on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 9:49 PM
Blue 2020 Acura RDX drives over a bridge with a city skyline behind it.

2020 Acura models near Chicago

Acura, the luxury level brand from Honda, is known for making high-quality, reliable vehicles loaded with the premium features one would expect from a high-end automobile. The 2020 incarnation of several Acura vehicles have already been released. Where can one find 2020 Acura models near Chicago? Read the rest of this entry »