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Important Car Seat Information to Keep Your Child Safe

When you drive with your children in the vehicle, you are transporting precious cargo, which is why it is vital to make certain that your child's car seat is properly installed. Our team at Nashua KIA in Nashua, NH want to help you keep your child safe. We have summarized some car seat safety tips below.

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Dash Cams Can Save Money and Time

It seems like every new electronic device we get has a camera installed, so why not in our vehicles as well? This is where we introduce the dash cam, a dash-mounted camera that captures most things surrounding your vehicle. Dash cams are more than just a luxury; they’re almost a necessity today and can actually save you time and money.

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What Your Alternator Does

When you think of what powers your vehicle, you might think of the battery or engine, but your alternator actually plays a big role in whether or not your vehicle will move. A battery supplies the electricity to power your vehicle, but without the alternator, your battery will die.

If your battery light is on for more than a few seconds after you start your vehicle, this is one sign of an alternator that is dying. 

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Touch Up Paint Is Not Just Used for The Body of a Vehicle

When you think of touch up paint for a vehicle, you may think of the body of the car and clearing up rust or scratches. However, touch up paint for a vehicle can be used for many other purposes beyond the body of the car.

For starters, touch up paint can also be used for the tires. Tires on vehicles ride over dirt roads, rocks, and many other dangerous things in the course of a day. 

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Why Buy a Crossover?

Thousands of potential car buyers begin to look for a new vehicle every single day but very few know what they want. They like aspects of both larger and smaller vehicles but don't know what the proper balance is. That is why we here at Nashua KIA of Nashua, NH want to make sure you know all about the benefits of a crossover.

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Learning the Right Way to Replace a Flat Tire

Changing a flat tire is safer and easier when you follow this simple guide. Regardless of where you get a flat tire, ride the rim if needed to get out of the way of other motorists and to the shoulder. Use your lug wrench to slightly loosen all of the nuts on the tire that has gone flat. Now jack the vehicle off the ground so you have a few inches under the tire to the road.

Take off all the lugs now, then nudge the tire off the car without rocking the vehicle of it could slip off the…

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How to Pack a Roadside Emergency Kit for Your Vehicle

The team at Nashua KIA wants to help you to pack your roadside emergency kit correctly to deal with various roadside issues.

Pack a few cans of tire fix-a-flat, be certain your vehicle has a working jack, spare tire, and the tire iron is in the trunk too.

Pack a small bag with plenty of tools that can help get you and your disabled car moving. The bag should contain a hammer, scissors, multi-tool, socket set, knife, pliers, and even a roll of duct tape.

To avoid being disabled with your vehicle too long, it makes sense to carry things…

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Learn What May Be Causing Your Brakes to Feel Soft and What You Can Do

Many different factors can cause a soft or spongy brake. Here are a few reasons why your brakes may feel soft instead of being firm.

The most common reason why brakes feel soft or spongy is that air has gotten into the brake line. There should only be brake fluid in the brake line. Air will disrupt the flow of the brake fluid and cause the spongy feeling. A simple procedure called bleeding the brake line will get rid of the air in the brake line. It will also restore firmness to the brakes.

Another cause of a soft brake…

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The 2019 Kia Sorento Tackled One of Toughest Off-Road Trails in the United States


The Hell's Revenge trail in the Moab desert has long struck fear into even the most tricked-out off-road vehicles, which is why it's recognized as one of the most difficult trails in America, but, as you can see in the video above, the 2019 Kia Sorento was ready for the challenge without needing tons of modifications. Outfitted with Kia's impressive all-wheel drive system, all-terrain tires, a skid plate for the oil pan, and a disconnected sway bar, this mid-size SUV conquered a trail that other trucks and smaller vehicles haven't managed too.

 

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The Kia Lineup has the Most Models Recognized by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

There are lots of great aspects in every Kia model, but each one of them prioritizes passenger safety, so that customers can enjoy those other aspects without stressing about your cars ability to protect the most precious cargo: you. This is also why we're so proud to announce that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), one of the most prestigious safety councils, has recognized lots of Kia models for the safety they provide.

There are now eight Kia models that, when equipped with front crash prevention and specific headlights, earned either a 2018 Top Safety Pick+ or...

 

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