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What Do Brake Pads Do and When Should You Replace Them?

It's important to know what each part of your vehicle does, how it keeps it running consistently, and how to properly maintain each of these parts; this includes your brake pads. Read on to learn more about what they do, why they are important, and when you should have them checked and replaced.

When you brake in a vehicle that has disc brakes, the brake caliper squeezes the spinning rotor to slow it down, which causes a lot of friction that could potentially damage your braking system. The brake pad serves as a buffer between the caliper pistons and…

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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

When you properly clean your tires, you prevent the problem of blooming or brown tires. As your car’s tires typically collect debris, brake dust, and grime, you have to clean them with the right cleaner and process to avoid problems down the road. Rubber is susceptible to silicone and formaldehyde, so you should avoid these ingredients altogether when looking at different cleaners.

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Understanding Your Automatic Transmission

Everyone knows that their car has a transmission to help it function. However, few people know what the transmission actually does. That's why your friends at Hyundai of Seattle are here to inform you. And while there may still be many vehicles with a manual transmission out there, we will be talking about automatic transmissions today.

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What is front-wheel drive vs. rear-wheel drive?

If you have a car with front-wheel drive, you likely have a fuel-efficient sedan or compact car. Front-wheel drive (FWD) refers to how the transmission sends power to your vehicle’s wheels. In an FWD configuration, your front wheels receive engine power to pull your car forward. If you notice your transmission straining or your car is slow to shift and move forward, then you probably need to have your alignment and transmission checked.

Rear-wheel drive (RWD) vehicles move differently because engine power is transferred through the transmission through...

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Fuel Economy: Can You Get Better Mileage Out of a Tank of Gas?

Filling up your vehicle's fuel tank isn't cheap. Are you doing everything you can to get the best mileage out of every tank of gas? The team here at Hyundai of Seattle want to offer you some tips to improve your fuel economy.

Examine the way you drive. Do you speed? Do you weave in and out of traffic? Do you hit the gas hard when the green light turns green? All of these actions can impact your fuel efficiency. Stay within speed limits to maximize fuel efficiency. Also, use a lighter touch when accelerating. Both of these…

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Advanced Tech Features Of The Hyundai Palisade

If you love having the most advanced technology first, then you will love what the Palisade has to offer. Hyundai has worked hard to ensure that the Palisade is in a league of its own when it comes to cutting edge tech.

One of the coolest tech features found on the Palisade is the blind-spot view monitor. This system automatically engages when you turn on your turn signal and it gives you a live feed of your blind spot. This means you can easily see any vehicles that may be approaching you from an angle you could not originally see…

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Why Choose A Hyundai Palisade

Out of all the full-size SUVs that are on the market, the Hyundai Palisade is definitely a top pick. This popular SUV offers three rows of seating and will provide an exceptional driving experience. Consumers can expect a wide of guilt-free amenities with this particular package.

The new Palisade entered the market in the summer of 2019, and it garnered plenty of attention. This three-row SUV has it all from a striking silhouette to an elegant interior. Some of the most handy and useful technologies can be found in the cabin

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Highlights of the Hyundai Kona's Design

When it comes to leading-edge design, the Hyundai Kona is one of the leaders in its class. That is why the Kona is a popular seller in the small SUV segment. Here is a look at what design highlights the Kona has to offer.

To make the Hyundai Kona truly stand out from the crowd, this small SUV features a unique armor design at the front and the back of the exterior of the vehicle. A special black cladding surrounds the headlights, taillights as well as all four-wheel wells for a striking look...

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KBB 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2017 Features Hyundai Sonata

One of the easiest ways to determine whether or not a vehicle is worth your attention is by checking out what reputable critics have to say about it. That is why we can proudly say that the new Hyundai Sonata for sale at Hyundai of Seattle is one that car buyers like you will appreciate. In fact, this model recently made the "10 Most Awarded Cars of 2017" index presented by Kelley Blue Book experts—and that is a testament to its quality in and of itself.

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Take Your New Hyundai Out for a Scenic Drive near Seattle, WA.

One of the benefits of living in Washington State is the proximity to natural wonders like Mt. Rainier. That means Seattle drivers like you have the chance to enjoy scenic drives with your loved ones! So if you are planning on taking a trip in your newly purchased Hyundai of Seattle model sometime soon, then we encourage you to check out our recommendation: Olympic Highway.

 

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