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Showing Your Driving Skills with a Dash Cam

One of the most commonly cited reasons for dash cams is to record and protect in the case of accidents. However, dash cams do not have to be exclusive to those reasons. There are other reasons that you can use a dash cam.

One reason to use a dash cam is to show your driving skills. There are tons of videos that show driving skills from the dash cam.

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Detailing Your Vehicle with Help from a Clay Bar

DCH Kia of Temecula wants you to know just how you can best care for your vehicle and keep its finish looking great. Clay can help you as you detail the vehicle.

There are all kinds of contaminants that land on your vehicle and that can mess with the vehicle's finish. It can be hard to clear all of the dirt and grime off of the vehicle and keep it in the best shape. 

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Great Reasons to Invest in a Crossover

At least several times a day, visitors to our showroom at DCH Kia of Temecula in Temecula, CA ask one of our friendly sales associates if there are benefits to choosing a crossover rather than a sedan when purchasing their next vehicle. A crossover vehicle, or SUV, has a number of attractive benefits that should be considered, especially by families.

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Use a Car Cover to Extend the Life of Your Car

One of the best ways to protect the interior and exterior of your vehicle is to use a cover. Although car covers are not a popular accessory to use, we at DCH Kia of Temecula advise them for the long-term care of your car.

If you ever plan on reselling your car, the use of a car cover will protect your investment and can keep your cars value higher. It will protect your paint, interior dash, and seats from sun damage. 

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How Can I Find Out More About a Used Car?

When you're considering your next used car purchase in Temecula, CA, you might want to find out more details about the vehicle's past. At DCH Kia of Temecula, we know that knowledge can be one of your most important tools in selecting the right car for you.

A vehicle history report can help to answer your questions. 

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Hands-Free Internet with Apple CarPlay

In Temecula, much like anywhere else, accidents happen all the time due to people being distracted by their phones and tablets. While docking systems and the like aren’t new, proper hands-free interaction with your entire iPad/iPhone suite has never really been that possible until now.

The Apple CarPlay system offers a quick-to-see dash display as well as on-wheel controls and Siri’s award-winning voice recognition and assistant features. 

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A Safety Guide for Towing

We here at DCH Kia of Temecula located in Temecula, CA realize that safety for you and your family is your top priority. That is why we have provided you with a few tips related to safe towing.

First, make sure you avoid sharp turns when towing. It is much harder to turn a longer object and you risk damaging your own vehicle or others if not done correctly.

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Is It Time for a Car Check-Up?

Part of your responsibility as a vehicle owner is ensuring your car undergoes regular maintenance check-ups. This includes oil changes, but it also includes tire rotations and alignments, as well. Spring is the perfect time to bring your car in for a check-up if you haven't had maintenance performed in awhile. Here's what you can expect.

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An Inexpensive Way for Better Vehicle Performance

A new driving season has arrived along with new types of road grime, dirt, and other substances. These materials will inevitably make their way on your tires and in and around your wheels. Accumulation of these materials will not only discolor these surfaces, but will affect your vehicle's performance if not properly removed.

The cleaning process is simple. Spray or dump a bucket of water on each wheel to remove loose dirt. 

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Signs Your Brake Pedal Needs to be Repaired

You want to feel confident that your car’s brakes are going to stop you at that critical moment. When you depress the brake pedal, it should feel firm. If it feels like there’s too much play, such as sponginess, when you press down on the brake, then you should consider having them checked.

There are several possible reasons for your vehicle’s brakes to stop performing as they should. 

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