Palm Springs Kia Blog

Fuel Economy Insights for Drivers

Gasoline is expensive. Fuel creates emissions in the air. For these two reasons alone, drivers should seek better gas mileage. Purchasing a car known for fuel economy helps, but drivers should embrace steps that help cut down on consumption.

Often, minute effort improves fuel economy. A driver who cleans out the trunk will get better gas mileage. Less weight means less work for the car. 

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Steps to Avoid Hydroplaning

Hydroplaning is a highly dangerous motoring situation. Hydroplaning can result in a complete loss of control of your car, potentially resulting in a serious or even fatal accident. There are a number of steps that you can take to prevent hydroplaning.

One of the most important strategies to employ to prevent hydroplaning is to properly service your tires. 

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Details About Your Vehicles Brake Fluid

Your vehicle's brake fluid is an important substance that is housed in the brake lines and keeps your braking system in optimal condition. It should be changed on a regular basis because it will degrade with time from moisture in the air. In addition, if your vehicle doesn't have an adequate amount of brake fluid, you may have problems stopping the vehicle when you apply the brakes. To learn more about brake fluid, read our content below.

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A Dash Cam is Beneficial to Your Driving Experience

In today's society, it seems that everywhere you go someone is recording a video of some event that occurs. While some of those videos have helped in bringing awareness to certain issues, many people in Cathedral City, CA are using dash cams to record real-time driving experiences!

A dash cam can be a very useful tool for recording situations such as accidents, pedestrian incidents, or even basic traffic disputes. 

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Room for More in a Crossover

If you want versatile seating and cargo options in your next vehicle, consider getting a crossover. Crossovers offer spacious interiors without the frustration of handling an over-sized ride. To help you make an informed purchasing decision, here's some information about crossover interior space.

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Get a Cleaner Car in Minutes

Whether you're in your car for hours a day or just occasionally, it doesn't take much to get it dirty, as grime, pollen, and dust can build up easily. The good news is that it doesn't have to take too long to clean your car. In minutes, you can have a beautiful vehicle that you'll be proud to drive around.

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Is Your Exhaust Leaking? 4 Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

If you've been dealing with car trouble, you know just how difficult finding the source of the problem can be. Fortunately, there are four tell-tale signs that your exhaust is what's giving you trouble. Here's what you need to know.

If you notice vibrations in your steering wheel while you're driving, small unexplained leaks, lowered gas mileage...

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Know Your Warranties

When we buy a used car, we seldom think about needing repairs. Unfortunately, all vehicles need repairs at some point, which is why it’s important to have a good warranty. The choice between the powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranties has always been a tough decision. Come to Palm Springs Kia and let our salespeople go over your options so you can make an informed decision.

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How the Tire Pressure Monitoring System Works

As important as it is to check the tire pressure on your vehicle regularly, today’s newer cars come equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) to do the work for you. If you have questions on how the TPMS works or would like your tires checked, stop at Palm Springs Kia and let our certified technicians help.

Understanding how the TPMS works can help you understand if your air pressure is good. 

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Why Your Vehicle’s Engine is Overheating

An engine is one of the most important components of your vehicle. If it doesn’t function properly, it will hinder performance and could lead to costly repairs. When your vehicle starts to overheat, it is advised to visit a mechanic as soon as possible for an inspection. To learn why your vehicle’s engine may be overheating, read further.

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