How to Test the Car Battery

Your car will no go anywhere without a battery that is functioning correctly. That is why regular battery checks are important. Fortunately, it is easy for you to check the car battery. You will need a piece of equipment that is known as a multimeter. Test your battery after your car has sat for at least one hour. Testing your battery first thing in the morning before you drive will give you an even more accurate reading.

Your battery has terminals that are marked positive or negative. Match the probes with the appropriate terminal. 

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Understanding the Differences between Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty Coverage and Powertrain Coverage

While all of the vehicles here at Gates Hyundai provide you with the dependability that you’re looking for, there are going to be times when service must be performed for one reason or another. To provide you with the peace of mind that you need to make this investment, warranty coverage is included. The two types you’ll receive include powertrain warranty coverage and bumper-to-bumper coverage. They different pretty dramatically, so it’s a good idea to understand their differences.

Powertrain coverage for your vehicle refers to the engine, drivetrain and other power-related portions 

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Which Hyundai Elantra GT Model is Right for You?

If you want the convenience and practicality of the Elantra with a little extra thrill, the team at Gates Hyundai has you covered. The Elantra GT is a sporty option that will not disappoint when you hit the gas. As a bonus, it is available in two different trims so you can find the features you are after in Richmond.

The Elantra GT base model is fully-loaded, coming standard with features like an 8-inch touchscreen and smartphone integration. On the outside, it shows off LED daytime running lights. Under the hood of this trim is a 161-horsepower four-cylinder engine.

 

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2 Reasons You Should Buy a Hyundai Elantra

When you are looking for a new car, sedans probably come to mind. These are four door vehicles that provide a lot of options for you. Among the many models on the market today, the Hyundai Elantra comes to the top time and time again. You will want to consider buying this car for the following reasons.

The Elantra now has a smart trunk that is the most advanced in its class. You will find that it hands-free, so it is very convenient to use. When you have a bunch of personal items in your hands, you will love not…

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Hyundai Elantra GT Comes in Two Trims

The Hyundai Elantra GT is compact hatchback that is available in two different trims. Here at Gates Hyundai, we have available 2020 Elantra GT models, the last model year of its manufacture, in both trims. Here is the difference between the two.

The GT line is the base trim. Standard features include a four-cylinder engine with 161 hp that gets an estimated 25 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway, 17-inch alloy wheels, an eight-inch color touchscreen and infotainment with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity and a 60/40 split rear seat that folds down for…

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Features & Function of The 2021 Hyundai Palisade

From its beautiful exterior to its luxurious interior, the 2021 Hyundai Palisade is setting a new standard in SUV production. Auto consumers of various demographics have opted for this machine no matter the age, race or creed. The 2021 Palisade has something for everyone whether you're into technological advancements or vehicle efficiency. Front-wheel drive models are available as well as all-wheel drive models. Up to 25 mpg can be expected for highway driving.

The 2021 Hyundai Palisade is equipped with a 3.8-liter V6. This 291-horsepower engine can reach 60 mph in about 6.9 seconds. 

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Meet the Hyundai Venue

Hyundai enters the SUV market by introducing the subcompact Venue. The five-passenger SUV offers fuel-efficiency, intuitive technological features and ease of handling. Elegant exterior and interior styling exudes luxury and defines the Venue well. Yet, the SUV is affordable with respect to comparable known luxury models.

The Venue has a four-cylinder 1.6-liter engine that generates up to 121 horsepower and 113 pounds of foot torque. The powertrain includes a six-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive. 

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Why Consider the Hyundai Elantra?

Some cars are great showpieces, while others make a great showing on the road. At Gates Hyundai, we firmly believe you shouldn't have to choose one over the other. The following features will highlight some of the reasons the Hyundai Elantra is a worthy choice for your next sedan.

Face it: first impressions count. That's why the Elantra features a finely sculpted exterior and a luxurious, comfortable interior. Whether they spot you on a [CITY] street or are your passengers, others will take note of the Elantra's first-rate quality.

However, cars are designed for more than looks…

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Compelling Reasons To Consider The Hyundai Accent

Although there aren't as many types of compact cars as there used to be, there are still quite a few options to choose from. When considering the Hyundai Accent from Gates Hyundai, it's important to get the full picture to help you make an informed purchase decision that you'll be happy with in the future.

One great feature of the Accent is the three distinct trim level options. The SE, SEL, and Limited all offer unique features that can help make your commute around Richmond a little less dull. Plus, with easy customization, you can create an…

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Built For A Smooth Ride: The Hyundai Kona

Don't let its small size fool you, the Hyundai Kona from Gates Hyundai offers an exceptional ride. Thanks to multiple exterior and interior features, the Hyundai Kona is able to easily absorb bumps on the roads around Richmond so that you and your passengers or cargo can ride in comfort.

On the front end of the Kona, the independent McPherson struts with coil springs provide the perfect balance of rigidity and flexibility so that the Kona handles well in demanding road conditions. Plus, with standard gas-pressurized shock absorbers, the Kona can easily adapt to changing conditions

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