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The Benefits of Having a Dash Cam

At Route 46 Hyundai, we understand that there's a lot going on in the road while you're driving. Having a small dash cam installed and recording the happenings around your car could protect your rights if you've been involved in an accident or just record something unexpected that you see while driving.

Whether someone has cut you off and caused a crash or done a dangerous maneuver, having recorded evidence of it can back up your story and save you a lot of legal stress.  

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Keep a Close Eye on Your Alternator with an Electrical System Check

The main components of your vehicle's electrical system are the battery and the alternator. The alternator's main function is to generate an electrical power supply to the battery after the vehicle has been started. The battery ultimately supports accessories such as your media center, power windows and locks, headlights, the horn, and even the odometer meter.

When the engine is not running, the alternator is not functioning. While you still need to have the alternator operating to recharge the battery, a good alternator is not needed to start the vehicle. 

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Hyundai Santa Fe - More Value for Your Buck

The high price of new vehicles has shoppers looking for reliable vehicles that perform well while still offering a good value for their buck. The Hyundai Santa Fes definitely fits this category as it's an affordable crossover SUV that’s popular not just because of its value but also its great performance, stylish appearance and many technologies and safety features. 

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This Crossover Offers Big Value in a Compact Package

For some drivers, the largest vehicle is not the best vehicle of choice for them. That doesn't mean, however, that they want a driver experience less than that of their larger brethren. The 2018 Hyundai Kona is a compact crossover that seeks to fill that gap and provide drivers with a great option for their next vehicle.

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Hyundai Veloster: Why Buy?

One of the most popular cars on the road today is the Hyundai Veloster coupe. Coupes are increasingly popular among car buyers because of their compact size and a variety of other performance and technology features. That is why our team here at Route 46 Hyundai is so excited to announce the arrival of the brand new 2018 model!

This coupe offer wireless device charging. This means that phones and small tablets can be charged in your vehicle without the use of cords. Simply make contact with the charging surface and your device will be charged by the time you…

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Hyundai’s Certified Pre-Owned Program: Raising the Bar

We know you work hard, and you depend on your vehicles to work just as hard, while being dependable and safe enough for the people you love. Unfortunately, while a modern new car definitely meets these needs, in this economy, sometimes that’s just not fiscally practical by any means. While in the past, the option of a pre-owned vehicle was a dubious prospect indeed, Hyundai is seeking to change that in big ways.

Their new certified pre-owned program puts vehicles through the most rigorous, inclusive 150-point inspection imaginable, handled by the best technicians around.  

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Stocking Your Emergency Kit

Regardless of your driving habits, having the items you need to stay safe during an emergency is important. A few select tools can help you avoid being stranded and provide temporary fixes to problems so that you can get your car to a shop.

Flat tires can occur in unfortunate times. Having some Fix-a-Flat around could fix the leak long enough for you to drive to safety. General tire related items, such as a jack, lug wrench, and tire pressure gauge, can allow you to remove a completely flat tire and install your spare in a stress-free way. A small…

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Setting Some Motor Oil Myths Straight

There is far too much misinformation about motor oil in circulation. These falsehoods can lead to long-term damage, so it's essential you avoid them at all costs. We have listed a few of the most common below.

Black motor oil does not indicate a problem. Many people believe black motor oil is less effective than that which is an amber color. This idea has no basis in reality. It actually contradicts reality; black motor oil means it is working hard to clean your engine. In reality, if your motor oil ISN'T black after a certain period, you may…

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Why Buy the New Hyundai Accent?

The new 2018 Hyundai Accent is a popular compact car that will give you a great ride, fabulous gas mileage and all the technology your family could want. The Hyundai Accent comes in various dynamic colors and is a great value to boot. Stop at Route 46 Hyundai and speak with one of our sales people and see what kind of deal we can offer you.

Between the great fuel economy and the unbelievable warranty, you’ll be able to drive this car cheaply for a very long time. You get ten years and 100,000 miles on the powertrain…

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How does the Hyundai Santa Fe stack up in the safety department?

With the crowded highways, urban area roads, and the high-speed freeways, safety quickly becomes a concern for drivers carrying their families in their vehicles. Checking the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) of a vehicle is a near automatic response for a purchaser with a family. The IIHS runs crash tests on vehicles of every make and model of vehicle. Purchasers should use the tables generated to compare vehicle safety ratings.

The IIHS rates the Hyundai Santa Fe as their Top Safety Pick of the year. The Santa Fe comes standard with specially designed child-seat anchors...

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