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Why the Chevrolet Cruze Technology Features are Amazing

The Chevrolet Cruze is topping the charts right now when it comes to providing some of the most cutting-edge technology features for drivers to enjoy. One of the most popular Chevrolet Cruze features is Apple CarPlay, which allows you to convert the dashboard into a giant iPhone screen and keep your hands on the wheel at all times. If you are not an iPhone user, Android Auto is also available for your smartphone.

You can enjoy built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi and connect up to seven devices while you're on the road. 

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Rising Above the Competitors is the Chevrolet Silverado 3500

When it comes to innovative technology features, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 leads its class in design and function. The available Android Auto and Apple CarPlay functions enable users to connect to their smartphones in order to access a variety of apps, music services, and navigation functions, keeping drivers connected both on and off of the road. The Bluetooth wireless technology partners with the patented Chevrolet MyLink display allows users to place hands-free calls, ensuring that drivers can keep their eyes safely on the road. 

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Pros and Cons of Getting New Tonneau Covers

The crew here at Susan's Auto Mall wanted to pass along some helpful information about getting a new tonneau cover on the bed of your truck. The tonneau cover acts as a shield, protecting your truck bed from the harsh weather conditions. Instead of rain and snow coming in contact with the bed, the tonneau cover acts like an additional layer of protection to extend the life of this area of your truck.

No longer will you have to be concerned anyone can walk up and take things out of the back of your truck. 

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Understanding the Differences in Types of Truck Bed Liners

The team at Susan's Auto Mall wanted to help you become more acquainted with all different types of bed liners for your truck. You have more than likely seen the drop-in bed liners because they are the most popular. These liners are skillfully crafted of durable plastic that is molded to be an exact fit for any model and make truck. If you abuse the liner, it can be replaced easily.

The next popular bed liner is the spray-in liners. The spray creates a durable protective shield on the bed, but it is a permanent part of the truck…

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Using a Voltmeter to Test Your Battery

The only things you are going to be needing to test the car battery are the voltmeter, heavy-duty gloves, and safety eye-wear. Always wear your work gloves and safety eye-wear when working on or around the car battery. Make certain the car lights and the engine are not on while testing the car battery with a voltmeter.

The voltmeter has one red and black cable. The red cable is going to be attached to plus on the car battery, black cable to minus.

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Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced

There are many things that you can do to get the most from your tires. However, at some point, they will wear out and need to be replaced. Signs of worn tires include a reduction in gas mileage as well as a lack of tread on the tire.

Reduced gas mileage may be a sign that the tires aren't staying inflated, which may mean that they are damaged. 

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What are Some Common Motor Oil Myths?

Buying or leasing a new Honda or Chevrolet vehicle can often feel like an overwhelming experience. Not only do you need to consider monthly payments and choosing the right car for your needs, but you'll also need to think about all of the routine maintenance that needs to be done over the course of driving your vehicle. Oil changes are just one of these tasks, and there are a lot of different factors that go into that oil change.

Here at Susan's Auto Mall, we're no strangers to addressing motor oil myths from our customers. 

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Consider Seasonal Service Before Spring Break Adventures

Do you feel like winter was just last month? It was! Now spring is here and it is time for you to prepare for the warmer months ahead. Spring preparation seems endless, but we can take one thing off your list. Bring your vehicle to Susan's Auto Mall and we can get your vehicle ready for Spring Break for you.

Our auto service department can flush and top off all your fluids. If you are due for an oil change, we can do that as well. We can check your tires' tread and rotate them as they fit best…

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Getting the Condensation Out of Your Headlights

Condensation occurs in a headlight due to the compromise of seals or gaskets that protect the interior of the headlight from moisture. To ensure the condensation does not occur again, take your vehicle to our auto parts stores to have the seals professionally installed. Otherwise, you can do it yourself with no guarantee of results.

To remove condensation that already exists in your headlights, get yourself a silica gel pack and a lint-free cloth. Look into your owner’s manual for instruction to get into your headlight assembly. 

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2018 Honda Civic Springfield, IL


The 2018 Honda Civic is Fuel Efficient and Fun to Drive

You probably expect a compact car like the 2018 Honda Civic to be fuel efficient - and it is, but you may not have known how powerful and fun to drive it is. So much fun that Car and Driver named it one of the 10 Best Cars for 2018. Its powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine providing up to 158 horsepower for plenty…

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