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                                                                                                     Stephen Suzuki
                                                               SPECIAL AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLEMENT
                                                                                                                        1075 Farmington Ave. (Rt 6) • Bristol
                                                                                                                        Located at rear of Stephen Automall
High-tech options offer
boost for your car tires                                                                              CTAUTOMALL.COM • 1-800-540-2112
     They are your vehicle’s
only connection to the road,
yet most of the time your
tires are the last thing you
think about. Despite being
                                                                                                        2009 SUZUKI SX4 CROSSOVER
viewed by many drivers as
simply round and black,
today’s tires are more tech-
nologically advanced than
ever before. As the technolo-
gy in tires rapidly advances,
so do consumers’ options to
choose the right tires to meet
their vehicle needs.
     Vehicle manufacturers
carefully outfit their cars and
trucks with particular tires                                                                                           Starting at                                                         H3N8319
that best suit each vehicle’s     areas that regularly get          large,     aggressive-looking                      $16,099*
                                  heavy snowfall or extended        lugs with big spaces in                                                                                Most Affordable
purpose and performance.                                                                                                 – $2,000       rebate
When those original tires         periods of icing or wintery       between are generally good                                                                             and Fuel Efficient
                                  mix conditions.                   for off-road traction. Deep                          – $1,000       Suzuki loyalty rebate              AWD in U.S.!
wear out and it is time to
                                       Know what you want           sweeping channels help                                 – $500       active military rebate
shop for replacement tires,
there are a few important              Do you want the quiet        evacuate water and slush                               – $500       college grad rebate                   E
                                                                                                                                                                           FREE GAS
                                                                                                                                                                           for Summer
steps you should take.            comfort of a luxury all-sea-      from a tire to enhance trac-
     Know your size               son tire? Increased puncture      tion. Many small “sipes” in a                                                                               n
                                                                                                                                                                               on all
     Check the existing side-     resistance and extreme off-
                                  road traction for rock crawl-
                                                                    tire help create additional
                                                                    biting edges to enhance all-
                                                                                                                                                                           2009 SX4’s **
walls and write down the
                                  ing? Or is it all-season per-     season traction.
                                                                                                         2009 SUZUKI GRAND VITARA
numbers you find there,
especially your existing tire     formance and increased fuel             An asymmetrical tread
size. All four tires should be    economy? Thanks to recent         optimizes traction character-
replaced with ones that are       technological       advances,     istics across the face of the
the same size, according to       today’s tires can give vehi-      tire, so the outside can opti-
the Rubber Manufacturers          cles an extra edge in all these   mize cornering grip, while
Association. However, there       areas.                            the middle or inside pro-
are times when a vehicle               Consider cost                vides stability and traction.
manufacturer requires dif-             You paid a lot for the             What’s on the inside?
ferent sizes for the front and    technological advancements              Today’s tires feature
rear axles, so be sure to         designed into your vehicle,       many specialized com-
check your vehicle owner’s        from traction control to sta-     pounds and high-tech con-
manual.                           bility control or a sport sus-    struction techniques that
     Consider driving condi-      pension, but your tires are       give them performance
tions                             the only things translating       attributes. Examples include                                                                                           LNNB3S9
                                  those benefits to the road; if    unique materials such as
     An all-season tire would
                                                                                                                      Starting at                   Best in Class Satisfaction
probably be the right choice      they aren’t up to the task,       volcanic ash for icy condi-
                                                                                                                                                    on Compact SUV/Off-Road Vehicle
for a climate that experiences    you won’t get the full benefit    tions, and reinforcements                         $18,799*                                     • 2008 Grand Vitara
dry and regular wet condi-        from your investment.             such as carbon fiber and
                                       Match needs with tires       Kevlar, which can give side-
                                                                                                                       – $2,500 rebate                 2008 Auto Pacific, Inc.
tions, along with light to                                                                                               – $500 active military rebate Vehicle Satisfaction Award™
moderate             snowfall.         The outside of a tire can    walls extra toughness, or
Seasonally, winter tires make     show a lot about its perform-     dampen sounds and vibra-                             – $500 college grad rebate

sense for those who live in       ance attributes. For example,     tions.

                                                                                                                            2009 SUZUKI XL7

                                                                                                                      Starting at
                                                                                                                       – $4,000       rebate
                                                                                                                       - $1,000       Suzuki loyalty rebate
                                                                                                                         – $500       active military rebate
                                                                                                                         – $500       college grad rebate

                                                                                                     Prices do not include tax, title, reg., dealer doc fee. All rebates to dealer. All discounts, coupons
                                                                                                     & incentives included in sale price. *Suggested starting price shown does not include tax, title,
                                                                                                     or destination charges. Not all customers will qualify for the College Grad., the Military, or the
                                                                                                                       Suzuki Loyalty incentive programs. **See dealer for details.

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