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Keeping your car ready for every season


It's always amazing how quickly the seasons change. It seems like summer breaks were just happening and now Fall is already here. It's also easy to lose track of time when it comes to regular maintenance, especially seasonally dependent maintenance, that needs to be done on your vehicle.

Be sure to come by to have your fluids, tires, and suspension system checked out. By having this done regularly...
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Bad - And Good - News About Vehicular Headlights

As many people already know, the average quality of headlights in motor vehicles is poor. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety – the long, drawn-out form of IIHS – found over half of new vehicles made or driven in the United States received a rating of “poor,” the lowest the IIHS can give to motor vehicles.

 


 

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Tis the Season for Transporting Food Safely

With the holidays coming up, many people are traveling to be with family - and many people are traveling with food in tow. But what many people don't think of is how to properly bring their food along with me - imagine driving over five hours to be with your family, and bringing your family's favorite dessert or meal with you - only to find, when you arrive, it's all spilled out and you're left with nothing.

Naturally, this is the thing everyone wants to avoid. So how can you ensure this won't happen? The easiest way is…
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Steps to Develop Essential Road Safety Skills

Staying safe while driving should be your number one priority when behind the wheel. Below are some steps each driver should take to help ensure their safety and the safety of others:

  • Always wear your seatbelt. Even if you aren't driving a far distance. Accidents can happen in an instance, even when you're close to home.
  • Maintain a safe following distance from the car in front of you. Stay about 3 seconds away in normal driving conditions and 6 seconds when driving in heavy traffic or inclement weather.
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Let Us Help You Take Care of Seasonal Maintenance for Your Vehicle

If you just can’t wait to get out on the road and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage and all of the harvest festivals and carnivals that are coming up there is one thing you need to take care of first. Seasonal auto maintenance is a simple way to guarantee that your fall days are spent enjoying everything that the season of color has to offer and not spent worrying about car breakdowns. A few basic things such as oil change, cooling system flush and fill, tune-up, and tire rotation can make a big difference in how well your car…

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Leasing Can Prevent the Costs Associated with Buying

One of the concerns that people buying a new car have are the enormous upfront costs required to drive off the lot. Purchasing an automobile on loan often involves the outlay of thousands of dollars in cash. This is frequently more than many consumers have available, leading them to consider other options to acquire their new vehicle.

For our interested customers at Lithia Fiat of Concord, leasing is one such option. With the ability to offer customers deals allowing them to drive off the lot while only spending a few hundred dollars...

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How Often Should I Have my Brakes Inspected and Repaired

Faulty brakes can have devastating results. Not only can they lead to damage to your vehicle, but it can also lead to serious injury to yourself, family members, and others. Your brakes are designed to bring your car to a complete and safe stop in all types of road conditions but only if your brakes are in proper working condition. The only way to be sure that your brakes are working properly is to have them inspected here at Lithia Fiat of Concord on a regular basis.

You should always follow your manufacturer's recommended schedule for brake inspections service…

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Why Your Next Dream Car Could be a Used Car

Here at Lithia Fiat of Concord, we pride ourselves in offering one of the largest selections of vehicles in the Concord, CA area. One of the things we are best known for is having a wide expansion of used vehicles, which have provided quality driving experiences for a fraction of their initial cost to countless owners. When looking at a car, a used vehicle is often less expensive than a new car. This option is great for people who are within a specific budget.

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