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Have You Considered the Sleek New Hyundai Tucson?

If you’re looking for a vehicle that’s roomy, economical, classy and has great performance, look no further than the Hyundai Tucson. If you want to know more, stop at Thompson Hyundai and check out the Tucson for yourself.

Most vehicle shoppers love the Hyundai Tucson because it’s such a great value. This vehicle has been the recipient of the Top Safety Pick and the Best Small SUV in awards as well as a 5-star safety award. Its compatibility to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto allow you to take technology with you down the road. 

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Why is the Hyundai Elantra so Popular with Local Drivers?

The 2018 Hyundai Elantra seems like the hottest sedan around right now because everyone is raving about its amazing safety features. The best part about falling for this incredibly stylish sedan is that you don't have to pay an arm and a leg to get the best combination of style, technology and safety.

The 2018 Hyundai Elantra is one of those cars that drivers of all age will love, but it is particularly well designed for younger drivers. The safety features, such as collision avoidance, automatic braking and lane keep assistance, will give parents peace of mind about their…

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How to Choose Between All-Weather Floor Mats vs. Carpet in Your Vehicle

Our crew at Thompson Hyundai wants to help you understand ways to transform the interior of your vehicle. Here is why you should choose the all-weather floor mats or carpeting for the interior of your vehicle.

Choose all-weather floor mats when you live in an area of the country where rain or snow occurs more than the average, or if you plan to travel to sandy or muddy destinations for some weekend recreation. When you constantly track mud or dirt in the vehicle, these mats are ideal because they can be cleaned quickly by simply running a hose over them…

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The Importance of Brake Pads

To understand what brake pads do, let us first look at the entire brake system. When you put your foot on the brake pedal, the pressure on the brake fluid in the brake line increases. This causes the calipers to clamp down on your rotors. This process creates massive amounts of friction which can become dangerous.

Enter the brake pads. These specifically designed pads reduce the friction of the calipers on the rotors and simultaneously create an environment in which the pads become "sticky." This process allows your rotors, and therefore your tires, to safely slow down. 

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Why Buy the Hyundai Accent?

The new Hyundai Accent is a popular compact car for many reasons. There are many reasons why consumers buy the Hyundai Accent, including that fact that it’s a great value, comes loaded with the latest technology, and offers great gas mileage. Stop and check out the Hyundai Accent at Thompson Hyundai and see what kind of an offer we can provide to you.

The Hyundai Accent offers Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™, so you can make calls, send texts, look at maps and listen to your favorite music while driving. Its voice recognition touchscreen features ensure your hands never…

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Consider the Hyundai Santa Fe

The new Hyundai Santa Fe is a crossover vehicle with three rows of seats. This vehicle is capable of seating up to seven people. The Santa Fe is a stylish looking vehicle with a well-appointed interior design.

If you are considering a crossover vehicle, the Santa Fe has much to offer, including its safety features. The Santa Fe is equipped with a lane departure warning system and a blind spot detection system. Both of these systems alert you if you are in danger of an accident. 

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Should You Maintain Your Transmission?

While you have likely had people tell you how important it is that you get your oil checked and changed, you might have heard less about how important it is to make sure that your transmission is in the best shape it can be. The fact of the matter is that aside from your engine, there may not be as important a piece of machinery in your car as the transmission.

When you have low transmission fluid, or old transmission fluid, you are going to find that your car is not able to run as well as you had hoped…

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Tire Pressure Signs You Should Not Ignore

When the pressure in your car's tires is off, you should be taking action quickly. These are a few of the things you can expect when air pressure is not within the recommended range.

If the tire pressure gets over the recommended range, the tire rides more on the center tread. This not only will wear that smaller area faster, it will make it a real challenge to drive the car on slick road surfaces. Too low of pressure in the car tires, and now more tread is in contact with the road surface. 

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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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