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Experience the Tech Available in the New Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai offers no shortage of driver assist technology in the new Hyundai Elantra. Options, such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, display apps on the center touchscreen. This helps keeps eyes forward, while still being able to access mobile functionalities.

Automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection plus blind spot detection, along with rear cross-traffic monitoring, offers an enormous level of protection. Lane departure warning and lane keep assist sound the driver and slightly adjust the steering when the vehicle crosses lane markings. 

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New Hyundai Tucson is Ready to Explore

You are shopping for a vehicle that your family will be able to use and that will help each family member feel special. The new Hyundai Tuscon is a special vehicle and it has much to offer to a Baltimore, MD family like your own.

The Hyundai Tucson is going to provide your family with just what you are looking for in a vehicle, giving your children room to stretch their legs in the backseat. This vehicle is one that gives you space for cargo, and it allows your family members to sit comfortably inside. 

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Hyundai dominated the all-new TCR class of the Pirelli World Challenge

This weekend Hyundai and the Bryan Herta Autosport team dominated the all-new TCR class of the Pirelli World Challenge in Austin. It was an incredible debut for Hyundai and Bryan Herta Autosport as the team racked up 1st and 2nd place finishes on both Saturday and Sunday races.

 

Drivers Michael Lewis and Mark Wilkens ran their Hyundai i30 N TCR cars to solid victories over a field of 14 other drivers and manufacturers including Honda…
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How Often to Replace Windshield Wiper Blades

Windshield wiper blades are a relatively inexpensive automotive item, yet one we tend to neglect until we’re caught in a storm with poor visibility. Don’t let this happen to you. Stop at Thompson Hyundai and have us check out not just your windshield wipers but also the blades.

The frequency in which your windshield wiper blades should be removed depends a lot on how often you drive. Any time you notice they are not making complete contact with the windshield, they need to be replaced. It is recommended that they be replaced at least every six months. 

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Can Extreme Temperatures Cause My Battery to Fail?

The more extreme the weather, the harder the battery has to work to crank over the car or just keep it running. Here is how those extreme temperatures will have an effect on your car battery.

Just like you, the car battery needs more time to get moving in extreme cold temperatures. As the liquids begin to solidify in the casing, it could result in swelling that may damage the battery. Once this begins to happen, the sooner you get it checked out the better. 

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Cooling System Maintenance Keeps Your Vehicle from Running Too Hot

Your engine generates a tremendous amount of heat. That is why there is a built-in cooling system in order to keep it at acceptable operating temperature. But this cooling system is under quite a bit of stress throughout its operation and does require its own maintenance in order to keep it going.

A cooling system flush involves draining the entire system, attaching a hose to both ends of the system which is then power flushed. A new coolant mix will then be pushed through the system. This flush procedure will not only get the old coolant out and replaced with…

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Does Your AWD Transfer Case Need Servicing?

Shifting in and out of all-wheel drive should be smooth and easy. If you've noticed difficulty or slippage, it may be time to have the transfer case on your vehicle serviced. It may need a lubricant exchange or a worn internal part replaced.

The transfer case manages the engine's engagement with your AWD vehicle's wheels. It dynamically transfers its energy to the wheels that have the most traction as you drive over difficult terrain. When it's lubricant leaks or breaks down, the gears and moving parts inside of it can wear out prematurely. This causes slippage…

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Driveway Surfaces Are Better Paved With Salt And Sand Instead Of Kitty Litter During Winter


You might be looking for ways to keep your driveway from getting too slick during the winter, but if you're thinking of using kitty litter, think again. Yes, kitty litter is cheap, and if you do need something to get your wheels turning over a short distance, it's not a bad idea. But if you pave your driveway with it, it will get wet, slippery and smell bad and you'll have an even worse problem than you did before.

Paving Your Driveway With Salt Or Sand

Salt may be the best choice to put on your driveway…
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Winter Wiper Blades Smart Choice for Driving in Snow


Driving in the snow is dangerous enough, forget to change your windshield wiper blades, and you could be making things harder for yourself to drive this season. These are a few things to consider about getting a pair of durable winter wiper blades installed on your vehicle.

The winter wiper blades have a different rubber that is not going to rip or tear in the freezing weather.

The rubber case that surrounds the winter wiper blades is to keep ice or snow out of the moving parts so the blades can properly flex on to the windshield.

If the wipers…
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