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Keeping Your Gas Tank Full This Winter is Smart


Most drivers don't think twice about driving with barely any gas in the tank. When the winter arrives, here are a few things you may want to reconsider about driving with no fuel in the tank.

If the roads are slick in the winter, the car tires have a hard enough time gripping the road. Now with no full, the back end is lighter than it could be. Fill up and add several precious pounds to the car to better keep on the road.

The last thing anyone needs is to be stuck in a blizzard with no gas…
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Get Yourself Out of a Sticky Situation


Sand, salt, and cat litter will all work well when it comes to getting you out of the snow, slush, or off the ice. Sand is the better bet but salt or cat litter will also do if that is what you've got. Something is better than not having anything.

We want to remind you to get your car tuned up for the winter months so come see us at Elgin Hyundai so that we can get you ready for the colder months.

If you use salt in a sticky situation, be sure to get your car washed to…
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Get Brighter Headlights

There are a few ways that your headlights can be improved. They are not expensive repairs either. By simply cleaning your exterior covers, or replacing them if needed, your headlights will be much brighter. You can also get the bulbs replaced with brighter ones or add exterior lights such as fog lights.

 

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Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel

If you're planning a road trip to visit family for the holidays, we here at Elgin Hyundai wish to offer a few tips to help ensure your safe journey.

  • If at all possible, try to plan your traveling time during less busy periods, leaving early in the morning, or a day early, for example.
  • Think ahead. Plan your route to avoid the heaviest traffic areas, such as those near shopping malls, airports, etc.
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See the Difference Between the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

 

 

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Ever wondered how the Hyundai Santa Fe compares to the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport?

Here's a brief overview:

 

Size and Space

 

The Santa Fe is a bit bigger, boasting three-row seating for six or seven passengers depending on trim level while the Santa Fe Sport has two-row seating capable of seating up to five passengers.

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Tires Do Indeed Wear Differently

Rotating your tires on a regular basis is a practice that cannot get overlooked. Unfortunately, many of people don't necessarily believe this to be the case. Many drivers today simply don't understand that all four of the tires on your vehicle wear differently. The difference in wear is due to several different factors. Some of the different wear is attributed to your individual driving styles and how often you drive. There are also factors that are due to the fact of vehicle dynamics and simply how the car was designed...

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Are You Taking Care of Your Battery?

The battery in your vehicle is an important part of your car. Without it, you wouldn't be going anywhere. Your battery should last approximately from three to five years, but it can depend on how you drive, and what kind of weather conditions your battery is subjected to. Now, if your vehicle decides not to start one day, it doesn't mean that your battery is totally done. It could simply mean that it came loose, or that the battery terminals have worked themselves loose...

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