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Prevent Car Theft with These Tips

Imagine walking out to the parking garage or even your driveway only to find that your car is no longer where you left it. You might scratch your head and think that you forgot where you parked it. But after looking for several minutes or a couple of hours, you realize that it's stolen. That's a stomach-turning scenario, but there are precautions that you can take to ensure that this doesn't happen to you.

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Infotainment System: Music, Navigation and More

An infotainment system in a passenger car may include GPS navigation, radio channels and digital applications for smartphones. Lute Riley Honda will happily talk about the common features of such a piece of hardware that's installed in the front row of a car.

When you shop for an automobile in Richardson, TX, you should look for advanced entertainment and guidance features in an infotainment system. 

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An Unknown Part of Your Car That's Important to Know

Most drivers are aware of what the engine and transmission are, but there are some parts of the car that they aren't aware of that need maintenance. One such part is the differential. Every once in a while, the liquid inside the differential needs to be changed to prevent damage to the vehicle.

The differential is a gearbox that helps transfer power to the axle responsible for turning your vehicle's wheels.

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How to Test Your Car's Battery

If an engine is the most necessary component of a car that makes it able to run, the battery should be a close second. Even though a battery is easier to replace, a car cannot start without it. Before you replace your battery, you need to test it.

Wear rubber gloves and goggles to protect yourself from acid. 

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Apple CarPlay Makes Driving Convenient

If you are a commuter on the go, then you have probably already heard about how Apple CarPlay is making driving so much easier. The only downside about this amazing system is that it is only available on select models of cars.

Apple CarPlay can be used by connecting your iPhone with a USB cord or through wireless Bluetooth if available. 

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Bargaining for the Best Used Car Price

Buying a used vehicle from an individual may be easier than buying from a dealership. Professionals have far more information than private sellers. The successful buyer will begin the bargaining with a firm idea of the value, the price they are willing to pay, and the resolve to walk away from a bad deal. The buyer should make a reasonable but low initial offer and raise in small amounts.

Richardson-area drivers know that area prices depend on local conditions. Auto sales can have highs and lows; buyers can take advantage of slow sales markets to make the best possible deal…
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Can You Remove the Badges From Your Car? Yes!

Every vehicle has some sort of badge on its body, whether it's a dealer logo or a model type. You may think that badges are permanently attached to your car, but many can be removed with simple household products and a bit of know-how.

Since most badges are attached with adhesives, applying heat or a chemical remover will soften the adhesive. Once softened, you can use a credit card, a plastic wedge or even dental floss to gently loosen the badge and remove it. Wash the area and apply wax, and you'd never know the badge was there…

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What Can You Do About Roadside Emergencies?

Dreams about a car getting stuck on the roadside genuinely are nightmarish. A disabled vehicle delivers more than inconveniences. Weather, traffic conditions, and more create potentially dangerous scenarios. For this reason, taking precautionary steps makes sense. Doing so could lead to getting out of a troubling situation without wasting time.

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Dash Cam - Like Having a Second Passenger

Having a dash cam in your vehicle is like having a passenger because it can see and record many things that you might miss. It’s also a great way to help you drive safer because it helps you to see potential hazards that might be surrounding your vehicle. Stop at Lute Riley Honda and check out our great selection of dash cams. Our trained staff is always available to answer any questions you might have.

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Discover The 2018 Honda Accord at Lute Riley Honda

There’s a reason why Honda Accord has been one of America’s favorite cars for generations of drivers. Like you, Honda engineers are always striving to be the best. So when you get behind the wheel of your Honda Accord, you’ll be harnessing the result of years of performance, technological, and safety evolutions. It’s all in how Honda Accord isn’t just a whole new car —it’s a whole new you…

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Prices shown are manufacturer suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license, or doc fee. Manufacturer vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please contact us with any questions.

**Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

For 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid, 115 combined miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe) electric rating; 47 city/46 highway/46 combined MPG gasoline only rating. 13 mile maximum EV mode driving range rating. 570 mile combined gas-electric driving range rating. Based on 2014 EPA mileage and driving range ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, lithium-ion battery age/condition, and other factors. For additional information about EPA ratings, visit http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/label/learn-more-PHEV-label.shtml.

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