At Glockner, we are happy to help Southern Ohio drivers stay up-to-date with the latest in model information, service tips, and even more with articles below! 

How to Check Your Vehicle's Fluids

Your vehicle is a complete package of numerous systems and components. Additionally, there are a variety of fluids that your vehicle uses to run smoothly. While it may be difficult for you to keep track of the many components that are on your vehicle, identifying and routinely inspecting the major parts and systems of your vehicle will help you maintain your vehicle. These are some of the most important fluids that are in your vehicle.

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Our Favorite Things about the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500

We know you love full-size trucks and there's plenty to love about the new 2022 GMC Sierra 1500. In fact, there are a lot of things that we just can't get enough of, from its bold, statement-making styling to its incredible array of tech, comfort, and capability features. Follow along as we detail our favorite things about the Sierra 1500 and how they help it stand out from the competition.

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Winter Car Maintenance Tips

In Ohio, winter brings with it more than just bone-chilling temperatures and short days. The season is often marked by ice, snow, and other inclement weather events. These can make driving hazardous. To help other Ohio drivers, the Glockner Family of Dealerships offers the following winter car maintenance tips: 

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10 Things You Need to Know About Your New 2022 Ram 1500

The Glockner Family of Dealerships is proud to offer the new 2022 RAM 1500. But before you get behind the wheel, there's plenty you should know about this impressive full-size pickup truck.

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Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

Not all tires are made equal. Some offer incredible grip in dry conditions while others excel in the wet. With winter on the horizon, you might be thinking about how well your current all-season tires might perform in cold weather. You've heard about winter tires, but aren't sure what they offer and whether they really earn their keep in the snow.

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Top 5 Myths About Buying a New Car

Whether you're a first-time buyer or have owned several vehicles, you probably approach the Glockner Family of Dealerships with preconceived notions. You may have developed these ideas from your own experiences, what family and friends have said, browsing auto authority websites, or reading books and magazines. Much of what you believe about buying a new car is true. But we're to dispel the top five myths that get in the way of your getting the best deal.

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Top Fuel-Efficient Vehicles at the Glockner Family of Dealerships

Through the advancement of technology, manufacturers have been getting increasingly better at optimizing the fuel efficiencies of their vehicles. There are many great fuel-efficient vehicles to choose from in the modern automotive market. At our family of dealerships, we have vehicles from Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Honda, and Toyota. We have fun vehicles, vehicles that are large, luxurious vehicles, and vehicles that are fuel-efficient, among a variety of others. These are some of our most fuel-efficient vehicles.

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What the Symbols on Your Vehicle's Dashboard Mean

Vehicles, both new and old, are equipped with many features and technologies that they need to run smoothly and properly. However, these features and technologies can vary widely across the many models that are available on the automotive market. When a light pops up on a gauge cluster, it can be tough to determine what the light may be indicating. However, every light on a vehicle has a meaning and many vehicles have the same gauge lights. There are a few symbols that you should know about on your vehicle. 

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Dangers of Driving with Low Oil Level

Your car's engine relies on the oil in it to lubricate its components. In addition, this invaluable substance also helps reduce the heat and friction that are associated with the inner workings of such a complex machine.  

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All-New 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Tech & Safety Features

If you ask our Glockner Family of Dealerships in Portsmouth, OH, what vehicle to buy for your family, we recommend the 2021 Grand Cherokee L. It pampers up to six passengers on seats that are available with built-in heating and ventilation. You can also fold down the rear seatbacks to maximize cargo volume to 84.6 cu. ft.  Dual-Zone Air-Conditioning encourages you and your front passenger to set separate temperatures. You and your passengers will be surrounded by the following high-tech and safety amenities. 

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How to Prepare Your Vehicle for a Trade-In

The time may have just arrived when you are thinking of trading in your older vehicle for a brand-new vehicle. You may be researching the trade-in process, or you may be fully ready to head right out of the door to bring your vehicle to the dealership. However, before you drop your keys into the hands of your salesman, there are a few things that you will certainly want to prepare for your vehicle so that you can receive the most for it. Preparing your vehicle before you trade it in will not only allow you to get the most value from it, but it will also make the trade-in process much smoother for you and the dealership. 

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Dos and Don'ts of Purchasing a New Vehicle

It's exciting to buy a new vehicle at the Glockner Family of Dealerships, which serves Southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky. But if you want to get the best value for your money, you need to come in with a clear head and practice some of these dos and don'ts. 

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Vehicle Maintenance Checklist

Following a car maintenance interval can help you avoid costly repairs, and you'll also help maintain the value should you sell it in the future. This useful guide provides an overview of the recommended maintenance you need to keep your car running in peak condition. 

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Advantages of Selling Your Vehicle to a Dealership

Has the time come to sell your vehicle? If you've dabbled around with trying to sell it yourself, only to find a disappointing result, there is a better way! The Glockner Family of Dealerships offers an honest and simple way for you to sell your vehicle to us. Here are some of the main benefits you'll enjoy when you sell your car to our dealership. We're honored to help you with the process (and you'll be much happier as a result). 

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All-New Glockner Portsmouth Automall

If you're looking for the best deal on a new, used, or Certified Pre-Owned vehicle, you've come to the right place. At Glockner Portsmouth Automall, you can explore and shop the top brands in the USA. Instead of having to go to six different dealerships, you can shop all new ChryslersDodgesJeepsRamHondas, and Toyotas virtually under our one roof. And no matter which brand you choose, you'll enjoy world-class customer service at every turn. 

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Financing for First-Time Car Buyers

Maybe you've just graduated from college and need a vehicle to commute to your first full-time job. Or maybe a change in your marital situation demands that you buy a vehicle on your own. These are just some of the many reasons that you have no credit and are buying a car for the first time.

You may feel that it would be impossible for you to obtain financing given your lack of credit history. But we at the Glockner Family of Dealerships put people like you into cars every day. And we'd like to offer you some advice on how to make that happen.

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Car Terms to Know When You're Trading In

Many people who are searching for a new vehicle wish to trade in their current one. The benefits allow the value of your trade-in to be used towards the purchase of a new car. At the Glockner Family of Dealerships, our friendly sales professionals guide you through the process every step of the way. Knowing a few important terms can help you have more confidence in your decision. Here are a few common questions about car terms answered by our experts. 

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Buying or Leasing: Which is Right for You?

Purchasing a vehicle is a big deal and involves numerous decisions that can have long-term impact. And one of the most important decisions you'll make is whether you finance your vehicle through an auto loan vs auto lease. Fortunately, you don't have to make this decision by yourself. The seasoned finance gurus at Glockner Auto Credit can help. 

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Benefits of Getting Pre-Qualified for an Auto Loan

Whether you decide to buy your vehicle at the Glockner Family of Dealers or somewhere else, here's what getting an auto loan typically entails. You discuss your private money information with one or more members of the finance team. You then wait while they check your credit score and look at your credit report. You then receive approval for a loan that may or may not cover the car that you've set your heart on.

You can avoid all this lack of privacy and waiting, and receive other benefits if you get pre-qualified.

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Benefits of a Down Payment

When you buy a car at the Glockner Family of Dealerships, you'll need to finance your purchase with an auto loan unless you're paying the cash price in full. You may think you're saving money if you put no money down and turn the entire price into monthly installments. But making a down payment offers many benefits.

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How Many Years Can You Finance a Car?

When you are purchasing a vehicle, one of the most important decisions that you are going to make is the length of your vehicle loan payments. That's because the length of your vehicle payments will have a big effect on your monthly budget as well as your overall vehicle cost. Therefore, you may be wondering what vehicle loan lengths are available. Here's a look at how long you can take to finance a new or a used vehicle. 

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How Much Should Your Down Payment Be?

Are you looking to buy a new or used vehicle? Then it's time to start thinking about your down payment. A down payment is the upfront lump payment that you make for your vehicle. If you have not purchased a vehicle recently, then you may be wondering how much you should put towards a down payment. Here, we'll take a look at down payments and how much you should save up.

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Benefits of Buy Here Pay Here Dealerships

If you're thinking of taking the traditional route when financing your car purchase, here's what could happen. You go to a dealer and pick the car of your dreams. Then you go to your bank or credit union to try and get a loan. After filling out all kinds of paperwork, you wait a few days and the lender rejects your application. They make their money lending other people money and your credit just isn't good enough.

That would not happen at the Buy Here Pay Here Glockner Family of Dealerships.

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How Auto Loans Can Help Your Credit Score

It's a chicken and egg problem. You can't get an auto loan, or any loan for that matter unless you have a good credit score. But you can't get a good credit score without a loan. At the Glockner Family of Dealerships, we're here to provide solutions to this problem.


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  • Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday Closed


Glockner Family of Dealerships

2901 US Highway 23
Directions Suite A
Portsmouth, OH 45662

  • Sales: 740-351-2900
  • Service: 740-353-2161
  • Parts: 740-353-2161