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Why Should You Buy a Veloster?

Why should I buy this car? It’s a question that we get frequently here at Carter County Hyundai. With the Hyundai Veloster, it’s no different, and we’re here to show you why it became a popular coupe choice among buyers.

Safety features give you peace of mind while on the road. When your Veloster detects a change in driving behavior such as if you start to doze off, it will give you both audio and visual warnings. 

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Hyundai Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles are a Good Value

If you want your next car to be one that will last and be fun to drive around town, you can check out what's in the inventory in the Hyundai Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) program. These cars are all newer than five model years and have been driven for fewer than 60,000 miles, so they have plenty of life still in them.

When you shop for a CPO vehicle, you can get a free CARFAX vehicle history report before you finalize a purchase. We want you to know all the necessary information before we ask you to sign anything…

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Staying Safe While Driving in the Rain

It's almost inevitable that you'll drive in the rain at some point. When it's raining, increase your following distance to allow for more time to stop when the person in front of you slows down. Stay alert while driving in the rain instead of focusing on the radio or other things that are on your mind during the day.

Most states have laws in place that require you to keep your headlights on while driving in the rain. Slow your speed to avoid hydroplaning, and avoid areas that are known for flooding. If you see standing water…

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Temperature Extremes and Your Vehicle's Battery

While many believe that winter is the most common time for vehicle batteries to die, temperate extremes any time of the year are actually the culprit. Here, we want you to have the facts so that you can be informed about the life of your vehicle's battery.

Lead acid batteries are engineered to function in a generous range of temperatures. Performance declines in both cold and hot conditions with capacity dropping up to 20 percent from normal in freezing temperatures. Capacity can drop as much as 50 percent when temperatures reach -22 degrees Fahrenheit which decreases the battery's…

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Superior Safety in the Hyundai Accent

There are many features to recommend the Hyundai Accent to those who are looking for a compact car. The Accent comes with one of the best warranties that is available. It is a fuel-efficient car, and it is a roomy car for its class. The safety features of the Accent also make this an appealing vehicle.

The Hyundai Accent is equipped with a rear-view camera. This camera gives you the view that you need when backing out of parking or down the driveway. It allows you to make sure that your pathway is clear. The Hyundai Accent also provides you…

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Get More Done with the Hyundai Santa Fe

Whether you need to haul people or cargo, the Hyundai Santa Fe is a favorite SUV crossover that gives you the space you need. With three rows of seats and the ability to fold the back row down flat, you have ample space for toting long items or enough supplies for your next camping trip.

Temperature controls in the front seats let you warm up your body on cold days, and the ventilation setting blasts a whiff of cool air when the temperatures are stifling. Do you always get to your car with an arm full of bags and no…

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Getting Through Roadside Emergencies

When we hear the words "roadside emergency", we often think of serious circumstances. Roadside emergencies can be small emergencies that seem much worse because we’re not adequately prepared. Stop at Carter County Hyundai and let us give you some tips on getting through roadside emergencies.

If your vehicle breaks down on the highway, make every effort to get it to the side of the road and call for help. Stay in the vehicle until help arrives. If flares are used, keep them a good distance from your vehicle. Keep a fully stocked roadside emergency kit in your vehicle.

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Does Your Car's Alignment Need to Be Fixed?

Running into the curb or a pothole might seem like a minor event, especially if your rims are still fine. What you might not realize is that these mishaps could put your car out of alignment. Misalignment leads to uneven tire tread wear, poor fuel economy, and a less comfortable drive.

It is important to recognize the signs of a wheel misalignment. When braking, your car may pull to one side or the steering wheel may shake. You may have to steer in order to maintain your vehicle's position in a lane, even on a straight road. The tires…

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How to Diagnose Brake Pedal Problems

While all the components of your car are important, your brakes are particularly important for your safety. If they don’t have that firm hard feel they had when they were new, they may be in need of some service. Stop at our Hyundai service location in Ardmore, OK and have our service technicians give your vehicle a once-over and advise you accordingly.

Everything wears out eventually, and that includes your brakes. It’s important to watch for warning signs. 

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How to Test Your Car Battery

Testing a car battery doesn't require anything more than a voltmeter. Follow this simple guide to see if your battery still has enough power to crank over the car engine.

Be certain the ignition key and the lights on the car are all turned off. Look to see if the battery terminals are clean or have some corrosion. If they are corroded, use a wire brush to clear the way for the voltmeter clamps. Attach the positive end of the voltmeter, usually red, to positive on the battery. Attach the negative end of the voltmeter, usually black, to negative…

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