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How to Reduce Glare When You are Driving

Driving just after sunrise and just before sunset can be hazardous because the sun's rays can produce blinding glare. At Kuhio Hyundai in Lihue, HI, we want you to stay safe. Read our safety tips on how you can reduce glare during these times.

If you keep your windshield clean on the inside and outside, it can help you see better when the glare is strong, and you should also keep an eye out for cracks and pitting in your windshield.

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Looking into the Testing of the Vehicle for Safety

You have probably heard in many cases about how vehicles have been tested for safety. However, for those of you that are doubting the tests, there are certain factors that are looked at in order to determine how safe a vehicle is going to be.

One of the companies that run tests on vehicles is the IIHS. Under the IIHs, the vehicle is put through five different crash tests. 

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Why Should You Consider the Hyundai Elantra GT?

Shopping for a new vehicle is a very daunting task. You have a lot to consider aside from just your budget. You also have to pick a vehicle that will be comfortable, practical and serve your needs, whatever those might be. Some people prefer a vehicle that is going to be an efficient commuter car, while some people pay more attention to safety because they need a family vehicle. A sedan that fits the bill for all of these categories is the Hyundai Elantra GT. Designed to be affordable, but still very efficient and practical, this is the perfect vehicle…

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Why Smart Drivers Buy the Hyundai Tucson

The new 2018 Hyundai Tucson is a popular crossover SUV that offers a lot of everything drivers and passengers want in a vehicle, whether it’s one individual or a family. The Tucson is roomy, has great performance, looks great on the road, and has an abundance of safety features. Stop at Kuhio Hyundai and check out the Hyundai Tucson.

Performance is one of the many features that drivers love about the Tucson because it’s phenomenal. You have your choice of the 1.6L Turbo engine or the 2.0L 4-cylinder engine. The turbo engine easily provides an estimated…

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The Hyundai Elantra: Your New Favorite Sedan

There is no doubt that the 2018 Hyundai Elantra will be your new favorite sedan if you take it for a test drive. It is sure to catch your eye before you even get behind the wheel thanks to its sleek and modern design. This sophisticated sedan is designed to be seen by other drivers and comes with daytime running lights so that you avoid collisions. The body is made of high-strength steel to protect you in the event of an accident. 

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Why the Hyundai Kona is a Must-Buy Vehicle

The Hyundai Kona is a popular compact crossover that has more to offer than you’d even think possible in a compact vehicle. Its exterior is offered in several dynamic colors; the interior features heated seats, and the power sunroof allows you to soak up the sun while cruising down the road. Stop at Kuhio Hyundai and see what a great buy you’ll find the Hyundai Kona to be. 

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What Makes the Hyundai Accent So Popular?

The new Hyundai Accent is one of the most popular sedans on the market today. If you are asking yourself what you are missing out on by not test driving this car, the answer is a sporty and personalized driving experience. They didn't overlook any details when it comes to packing all of the most coveted features into the 2018 Hyundai Accent. You will enjoy keyless entry, Apple CarPlay, collision avoidance, backup cameras and LED lights for better visibility.

In addition to being incredibly affordable and coming with a superior warranty package, the 2018 Accent is also safe on…

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Why Choose the Hyundai Santa Fe?

You may know the new Hyundai Santa Fe as a popular crossover SUV. But what makes it such a great value? The 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe is all about space and style. With 5-star safety ratings and seats for seven, this car is the perfect ride for the whole family. The seats also have warming and cooling settings so you can ride in comfort throughout your entire journey.

Take advantage of the Hands-Free Smart Liftgate with Auto Open in order to open the hatch when you have hands full of groceries. 

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The Signs Point to New Tires

There is a good reason why the tire manufacturers recommend a certain air pressure for each tire. If the tire pressure indicators are going off in your vehicle, don't ignore this sign because it could have serious consequences.

The car tires that are over-inflated will have less tread on the road and are more difficult to maneuver on slicker road surfaces. If that center line wears faster, the treads in the tire will not last as long as it should. The car tires that are under-inflated pose a whole new set of issues. 

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What is the Transmission?

The transmission is an engine component that transfers the power generated by the engine through the gears and axles to the mechanisms that move the vehicle. It can be an automatic (the gears are shifted for you) or manual (you shift the gears) system. Most modern vehicles have an automatic transmission. Regardless of the type, it is important to keep the transmission fluid at the proper levels, and to replace the fluids at recommended intervals.

The fluid lubricates and cleans the transmission and will deteriorate over time. 

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