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What Makes the Hyundai Kona a Good Buy?

The Hyundai Kona is a popular compact crossover that's equipped with many safety and technology features. It's a good value because you can use remote features via your smartphone, receive a monthly vehicle report, and create more storage space by folding down a row of seats.

The Hyundai Kona has 60/40 split seats that enable you to store more items or larger equipment in the vehicle. They are easy to fold and unfold. You can also conveniently lock and unlock the vehicle wherever you are. This helps relieve that surge of anxiety you may feel when you…

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The New Hyundai Santa Fe Can Meet Your Needs

The new Hyundai Santa Fe is a popular choice because of all the features that it offers in combination with an affordable price tag. It's capable of holding a lot of cargo and/or passengers, and modern technology is used to make things more convenient for drivers and their passengers.

USB connections are not only available in the front but also in the back. People in the third row can appreciate the USB charging port right next to them. Smart phones and tablets can stay charged for the whole ride. 

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Where Will Your Hyundai Accent Take You?

The road is full of distractions and when selecting your next new vehicle, our team knows that you don’t want it become another distraction on its own. Just what makes the new Hyundai Accent such a popular compact car?

Listening to your favorite music and taking calls hasn’t been easier with the standard steering wheel mounted controls. The audio controls are within easy reach so that you don’t have to take your eyes off the road to switch to the next song. When you need to drive in cold weather, adding some extra comfort can make the…

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Signs That A New Set Of Tires Is Needed

Tires that are made well have a long life, and it is easy to forget how long they have been in use. Things like blowouts and slow leaks are indicators that they need to be replaced. These signs however, can come too late for drivers in places like Richmond, KY. Other things can indicate that a set of tires have run their course.

One sign is a shallow tread depth. Every tire has rubber indicators in the tread grooves. If the surface of the rubber is almost even with these, they need to be replaced. Another sign is a bulged…

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Signs of Transmission Trouble

The transmission on your vehicle allows you to shift in and out of gear as your vehicle is propelled down the road. If the transmission experiences a problem, it will greatly affect your ability to drive your car. Watch for these signs of possible transmission difficulties, prepared for you by the Gates Hyundai service center in Richmond.

If you notice that your vehicle is having difficulty shifting in and out of gear, that is definitely a sign of transmission problems. If you hear a grinding noise when your vehicle is shifting, you should get your vehicle's transmission serviced right…

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Possible Causes of an Overheated Engine

Do car engine overheating troubles have you feeling down? You can protect yourself from later overheating issues by recognizing all of the possible causes.

Various things can bring on overheating in cars. Overheating is always something you want to dodge, too. That's because it can be highly destructive to vehicles of all kinds. If your car's engine is overheating, it may not have sufficient coolant. Think about your ignition timing as well. You may need to tweak it. 

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What are the Different Types of Tire Pressure Monitor Systems?

Tire pressure monitor systems came into existence in 2008 and are required on every vehicle produced since 2009. Tire pressure monitoring systems alert the driver to low or high tire pressure. The law establishing the required tire pressure monitoring system was created due to the escalating incidents of tire blow out accidents due to low tire pressure and rollover accidents due to high tire pressure.

There are two types of tire pressure monitoring systems. There is the direct alert system and the indirect. 

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Why Should You Consider an SUV?

While sedans and coupes make great starter vehicles, many drivers begin to want more after some time. Switching to a more robust SUV provides several advantages. Here are just a few:

  • Off-road capability: If you plan on driving in areas other than your city's paved roads, then you will likely experience difficulties if you are driving a sedan of coupe. An SUV, however, will be able to handle other driving surfaces with more ease. 
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The 411 on Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement

Is it time to replace your windshield wiper blades? Here are some things you should know about getting quality replacement work:

First of all, you should ask your technicians the right questions. Inquiries such as how often they should be changed, how to maintain them, and the like are all good starting points. 

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Make Sure To Have Your Headlights Inspected and Serviced

Your headlights are a major safety feature on your vehicle. You use this part of your vehicle to see well at night when you are driving on the road but your headlights are also designed to make you more visible to other vehicles that are around you, even in the daytime. Certain vehicles will actually blend into the surroundings and turning on your headlights can make your vehicle stand out more.

 

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