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The 3,000-mile oil change concept is no longer applicable


Growing up you probably saw your parents or grandparents change the engine oil regularly. Often after covering a distance of 3,000 miles. While this was a good practice back then, it is no longer applicable today. Lithia Hyundai of Fresno says that modern cars have engines that are more powerful and that the oil chemistry as changed over the years.

Most new rides can use the miles for 5,000, 7,500, 10,000 and 15,000 depending on the model as well as the driving condition. If you drive on rough roads, you cover short distances and make…
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The 2018 Elantra: Packed With Innovative Technology

Hyundai has always offered technologically-advanced vehicles, and the 2018 Elantra is no exception. The safety technology features are impressive and available at an affordable price. Automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection alerts the driver of any upcoming objects, and if the driver fails to stop, the system will automatically apply the brakes. Blind spot detection with rear cross-traffic coupled with lane change assist adds another level of protection.

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Have You Seen the All New Hyundai Tucson?

Anyone who has been looking for a new SUV might be aware of the all new Hyundai Tucson. This is one of the crossover vehicles that remains popular for so many reasons. Have you had the opportunity to check one out for yourself? If you are like most people looking for an SUV, you are in for quite a nice time.

The Hyundai Tucson provides SUV buyers with everything they want and more.

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Traveling with a Pet on a Long Trip

When embarking on a long trip, you need to make sure that you are prepared for the journey. This is not just a simple trip to the city; this can be a long journey and one that you will regret if you are not prepared. The main thing is to make sure you have ID tags for the pet as well as make sure that they have been looked at by a vet. After this, you need to make sure that you consider the vehicle that you will be carrying your pet in.

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Choosing Whether to Buy a Car on Loan or Lease

Settling on the decision to buy a car or lease can be a difficult task. At Lithia Hyundai of Fresno, we look at each of them separately to get more insight to be able to make better decisions. Not sure where you fit with your unique financial landscape? Allow our finance experts to guide you in the right direction throughout the Fresno area.

Buying a car on loan gives you ownership of the car once you finish paying the loan and since you will eventually own the vehicle, it gives you the right to customize it to your liking. Buying…

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Don't Neglect These Obvious Brake Warning Signs

If you notice any of the following failing brakes warning signs, don't hesitate to take action before trouble strikes. Here at Lithia Hyundai of Fresno, our crew of mechanics can inspect the entire braking system promptly. The best way to know if you're due for service is to listen carefully to the sounds that are coming from your vehicle. From the tire region, you will start hearing grinding, squeaking, or squealing sounds; none of which are good signs for your car's performance. Your vehicle will show you when brake trouble is on the horizon.

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Why it Pays to Buy a Used Car

When looking to buy a car, the first step is to decide whether you want a new or used car. Used cars have a variety of advantages that make them a good choice for your next car. For starters, used cars are often priced very modestly compared to a new car. When you buy a new car in Fresno, CA, you are often paying more simply because it is new. There is often not much of a quality difference between a slightly used car and a new one, but purchasing a used vehicle can save you money while still being…

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Proper Tire Maintenance

Proper tire maintenance is of the utmost importance when it comes vehicle safety. Tire blow outs cause many accidents but you may be able to avoid them if you take the time to care for and maintain them. Being proactive in tire care includes knowing how to check tire pressure, measure tread depth, and how often you should perform routine tire maintenance. Here are some helpful tire safety tips:

 

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