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Reasons to Choose the Accent by Hyundai

The many technological features and quality construction are some of the reasons why potential new car owners should choose a Hyundai Accent. The accent's safety technological offerings are some of the most unique in the industry. If the car's sensors detect a change in frontal traffic speed or if a vehicle comes to a complete stop, the avoidance system immediately warns the driver. If the driver does not take immediate action, the vehicle automatically applies the brakes.

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The Hyundai Santa Fe is an SUV that is a Great Value

The Hyundai Santa Fe is a great value if you are searching for an SUV to get you around the local area. This is a popular pick for people like you who are looking to purchase a crossover SUV.

The Hyundai Santa Fe is a set up with the option for you to have heated or ventilated seats in your vehicle. This can enhance your driving experience in a big way by keeping your comfortable. The Hyundai Santa Fe is a technologically advanced vehicle, and it sets you up with a camera that helps you see around your vehicle, so…

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What's the Difference Between a Powertrain and Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty?

Every new vehicle we sell here at Davis Hyundai comes with a powertrain warranty and a bumper-to-bumper warranty. Before you sit down with one of our sales associates, it will be helpful to know which is which and what each type of warranty covers.

A powertrain warranty covers those parts of your vehicle that actually make it run. These are the engine itself, transmission and the differential. It also covers components that bring power to the wheels such as the driveshaft and constant velocity joints.

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Understand the Differences Between Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel Drive Cars

As you shop for your next car, refer to this blog. Its posts can boost your automotive knowledge and help you choose the right car for you. Today, we cover front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive systems.

Drive systems to motivate cars. The front-wheel-drive does so by transmitting power from a car's engine to its front wheels. Alternatively, rear-wheel drive employs the car's rear wheels. Due to their setups, front-wheel drive systems pull cars, and rear-wheel drive systems push cars. 

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The Type of Vehicle That You Have Will Determine the Type of Spare Tire That You Have

Different vehicle types are equipped with different types of spare tires. The most common of these are full-size spares and compact temporary (or "doughnut") spares. Full-size spares are typically found in larger vehicles like trucks and SUV's while compact temporary spare tires are most often seen in lighter passenger cars.

A full-size spare will be exactly the same as the other 4 tires that are running on your vehicle. 

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Service Your Brakes at Davis Hyundai

Being that your brakes are what allow you to stop your vehicle it is no wonder that if they are considered to be one of the most critical systems on your vehicle. That is why it is important to have a basic understanding of how they work in order to be able to effectively monitor them for wear and recognize when they need servicing.

Your brake pads are what do the bulk of the work in stopping your vehicle. When you brake, your master cylinder forces brake fluid through the system of rubber hoses to your calipers. Your calipers are…

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Don't Forget About Your Differential!

Maybe you heard your father talk about it, or maybe you've heard the term on a commercial, but you still don't know what it is. What term are we talking about? The differential on your vehicle. The differential is a gearbox that is part of the drive train. This gearbox is responsible for transferring the power from your engine to the wheels of your car. Without the differential, your vehicle will have handling problems, or it simply won't move, despite the fact that your engine is running.

Differentials can have problems if they are not properly lubricated…

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When Shopping for A New Vehicle, Ask About Horsepower

Horsepower may not be on your radar when shopping for a new vehicle, but why shouldn’t it be. It is an important feature of any vehicle because it determines the performance you can expect from your car and the way you drive. Vehicles with too little horsepower can negatively affect your ability to merge into heavy traffic. On the other hand, those with more than enough horsepower can create a maniac mentality on the road.

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Don't Be Caught Off Guard This Winter

You want always to be prepared when you are driving and especially when you are traveling in the winter when it is cold and treacherous. Be sure to always have an emergency kit in your car and don't forget to bring the tools you need to change a flat tire.

Be sure to also bring a bag of sand, salt, or litter so if you get stuck, you can spread some under and around your tires to get some traction and get going again. They will all do the job in a pinch.

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