5 Awesome Auto Deals: Coupons, Discounted Oil, Free Gift Card with Test Drive

By Joshua Nichol-Caddy, dealnews contributor

Cold mornings, rock salt, and icy streets are trying conditions for your car, and there are still six weeks of winter to go! It's best to take some time inside to take care of your vehicle before you end up on the median of the interstate during a blizzard. And for those of you who just scoffed, "What winter?!" your car still needs a little TLC every few months, so we hope that these automotive deals are helpful in your car maintenance. Today's deals include discounts on motor oil and accessories for all-terrain vehicles, as well as the necessities for automotive maintenance and repair. If you can't find exactly what you're looking for, click here for more auto deals.

  1. Advance Auto Parts Coupons
    Discount: 20% off via coupon code "P20", more
    Shipping: From $9 s&h or free shipping on orders of $75 or more
    Expires: February 18

    Is It Worth It?: Parts and labor, even at at trustworthy mechanic, can become expensive. So take on your own minor repairs with these savings from Advance Auto Parts. You'll score discounts on brakes, batteries, accessories, and replacement parts for your car or engine. While coupon code "P20" takes 20% off sitewide, there are also dollar-off codes for varying amounts that offer better savings for different price points; for example, you could save $50 on your order of $150 or more via coupon code "VISA". Note that motor oil is excluded, and the coupons do not stack. For all of the Advance Auto Parts coupons, click here.

  2. Steel Loading Ramps
    Vendor: Harbor Freight Tools
    Price: $54.99 via coupon code "89294269"
    Shipping: $21.94 s&h
    Lowest By: $25
    Expires: February 29

    Is It Worth It?: Thanks to the parts you bought with the deal from Advance Auto Parts, you've fixed the Four Wheeler your cousin gave you because he couldn't figure out what was wrong. It's time to load it up and hit the dirt for some off-roading! But how will you transport it? Use this 2-piece, 6-foot steel ramp set to easily get the ATV into and out of your truck. They support up to 500 lbs., which makes for easy guiding in and out of the flatbed.

  3. Free $25 Visa Gift Card with 2012 Kia Optima Test Drive
    Price: Free
    Expires: March 31

    Is It Worth It?: It's nice to have new things. And a new car is a wonderful new thing. Why not test drive a 2012 Kia Optima, by March 31, and get a free $25 Visa gift card for your troubles? Even if you're "just looking," you can still snag the deal. Simply present your test-drive certificate and personal identification to a Kia sales representative, and mail the completed certificate by April 15.

  4. Badland 2,000-lb. Electric ATV/UTV Winch
    Vendor: Harbor Freight Tools
    Price: $59.99 via coupon code "42632216"
    Shipping: $6.99 s&h
    Lowest By: $29
    Expires: February 29

    Is It Worth It?: Whether you plan to use your ATV to haul logs and construction materials (or get stolen dinosaur embryos to Isla Sorna's east dock during a storm, a la Dennis Nedry in Jurassic Park), there's a very real possibility that you're going to need a winch. This one, from Badlands, features a 1HP motor, 50-foot 5/32" cable, remote switch, load-holding brake, and more.

  5. 5 Quarts Castrol Edge Motor Oil with a Bosch Distance Plus High-Performance Oil Filter
    Vendor: Advance Auto Parts
    Price: $15.99 via $15 mail-in rebate
    Shipping: Free in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $26
    Expires: April 30

    Is It Worth It?: Although oil was excluded from the roundup of coupons above, Advance Auto Parts does offer a discount on select motor oils from Castrol, specifically its Edge line of products. Select either Castrol Edge Motor Oil 5.1-Quart Jugs (pictured) or 5 Castrol Edge Motor Oil Quarts and a Bosch Distance Plus High Performance oil filter to receive a $15 rebate, for a final price of $15.99. With the end of the football season, and this array of discounts available from Advance Auto Parts, there's nothing keeping you from spending your Sunday afternoons in the garage, making sure your cars run smoothly.

Front page photo credit: Gines Auto Service

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Pierre Skink
I will never by Castrol, or any other BP product, even at that price.