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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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Why Does My Vehicle Need Gaskets?

At Route 46 Hyundai, we want you to be an informed vehicle owner. We want you to understand the importance of your vehicle's mechanical parts. Your vehicle is a very important asset, and it needs periodic maintenance.

Your vehicle has hundreds of gaskets that control fluids and gases. Gaskets are designed to fit the specific make and model. They can withstand a variety of harsh substances and extreme temperatures. Gaskets are usually made from multi-layered steel.

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Have You Replaced Your Windshield Wiper Blades Lately?

If you're going to own or drive a vehicle, it's incredibly important that you regularly maintain that car. Proper maintenance will extend the lifespan of your vehicle, but it will also ensure that you're able to drive safely and efficiently when you go somewhere.

One of the most important aspects of car maintenance is windshield wiper blade replacement. 

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What Does Your Warranty Cover?

When customers at Route 46 Hyundai purchase a new or certified pre-owned vehicle, they have a choice of purchasing a powertrain warranty or bumper-to-bumper warranty. There are differences in these two options we think our customers should fully understand in order to make the smartest investment for their needs.

A powertrain warranty covers the vehicle's propulsion system components, including the engine and transmission, the constant velocity joints and driveshaft. But certain parts such as drive belts and fluids, the clutch and battery are considered wear parts...

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Time for a Scheduled Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement

Although the windshield wiper blades on your car look fine, they may not be doing the job they were intended to do. The weather has been taking its toll on those windshield wiper blades, and here is how. The longer that you have gone between replacing your wiper blades, the more worn the rubber. Each time the wiper blades pass over the glass, they are slowly losing their durability. Over time, the rubber will not be able to move water fast enough off the surface of the glass.

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Could a Full Tank of Gas Make Winter Travel Safer?

It might seem like something simple, but driving around with the gas tank full of fuel will actually make winter driving safer. These are a couple reasons to keep the gasoline in the tank at the highest level.

If the car breaks down on a deserted road and you are low on fuel, there will be no way to run the heat when the car eventually stops running. Keep that tank full so that if you ever break down, you have the ability to keep the inside warm until that help does arrive. The less fuel in your car's…

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Booking Your Routine Maintenance Appointment at the Dealer in Minutes

Getting a routine maintenance check on your vehicle just got easier. The days of sitting in the waiting room while a dozen other customers get worked on first are coming to an end. Now customers have the opportunity to book their service call online and then get the car worked on as soon as they arrive at the dealership.

The ease in which customers can use the new online service scheduler is incredible. Simply open the application and choose a date that you would like to get your vehicle serviced. Then choose a time slot that is open, and arrive…

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5 Thing You Must Bring on Your Next Road Trip

The holiday season is nearly upon us in the Hackettstown, NJ area, and our team at Route 46 Hyundai is preparing our customer for their end of the year travels. The following five items should be in your car before you leave the safety of your home on that upcoming road trip.

Be sure you make time to stop over at 28 & 40 US Highway 46, and our crew will check all those moving parts…

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