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Attention To Detail During Your Test Drive

Take the time to look underneath any car that you want to test drive. Look for any leaks, especially if the car has been sitting in one place for a few days. Savage Kia can also put the car on a lift to look for leaks that you might not be able to detect on your own. You might notice water dripping in the summer when the air is running, but that should be the only type of fluid you see under the car.

Take note of the instrument panel while you're test driving a vehicle in Reading. Pay…

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Why Do I Need a Vehicle History Report?

When you purchase a used car, we want you to make an informed decision, which can only be made if you have information on the car in question. At Savage Kia, we can provide you with information, but having a vehicle history report is also extremely helpful and can prevent you from spending thousands of dollars on a “lemon” car.

Almost any information you could want on a car can be found on a vehicle history report:
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• All previous owners
• Accident and title history
• Any liens on the vehicle
• Model and make
• Vehicle information number
• Value of car
• Mileage
• Standard…
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Safer Parking: Backup Cameras


A backup camera makes it easier to see while you park or reverse out of a driveway. At Savage Kia, we find they are great to use when you are in a parking lot too! Even if you use a new vehicle for quick trips around Reading, you are sure to enjoy the added safety of a backup camera.

The camera displays on the inside of your vehicle, so you can see behind your vehicle. Parking is easier because your screen shows guidelines that allow you to view if you are too close to another vehicle.

Use the backup camera…
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The Best Car For The Job


If you are an Uber or Lyft driver, you are going to want to get the best car on the market for your situation. To do this, you should make a list of the most important factors that come into play when searching for the right car to be an Uber or Lyft driver.

One of your most important factors should be repairs. You are going to need to get a car that is not going to take a long amount of time to get repaired. Every day without a car is another day of lost income...

 

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Why You Should Think About Using a Car Cover

Your vehicle should be protected from all kinds of conditions. You have the power to protect that vehicle. The team at Savage Kia wants you to know how to care for your vehicle and we want you to know how a car cover can work for you.

When winds are blowing outside, a vehicle that is sitting out in the open - and uncovered - is at risk. There is debris that is blown around by the wind. This debris can hit into your vehicle and it can bring damage to its surface. You should invest in a car cover to protect…
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Pets On The Road: Keeping Your Furry Friends Safe In The Car

Here at Savage Kia, we know that pet owners love to drive around the world with their beloved animals. However, we also want to make sure that you do so in a way that keep your pet safe and secure at all times.

Before you ever leave your driveway, you should ensure that your pet is either securely harnessed in the back seat or contained in a crate. This will prevent the animal from distracting the driver while they are focusing on the road, and will reduce their risk of serious injury in the event of a crash. Remember, safety…

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Tips on Using a New Roof Rack

Buying a new roof rack means taking the time to plan ahead for its installation. If you want to avoid damage to your vehicle in the future, it is vital for you to pay attention to the system's installation. Keep some of these tips in mind before installing a new roof rack.

All roof racks come with specialty secure locks that prevent your cargo from slipping out during the drive. Make sure that you pay attention to the condition and capabilities of the locks in order to enjoy the most secure usage experience. 

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Back To School Service Creates Teachable Moment

Learning to drive is one of the most important rites of passage in life. Along with learning to drive the car, it is also important that the student learns the importance of service as well. Getting a back to school checkup and servicing will be a great time to teach about car maintenance basics.

Scheduling a service appointment should be a part of the yearly back to school checklist. It is also a great time to go over things such as how to change a tire, use the safety equipment, where the spare tire is located, and to familiarize them…

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What is the Difference Between a Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel-Drive Vehicle?

Don’t let the choices overwhelm you the next time you’re in the market for a new vehicle. Narrowing down what’s important to you will make the selection easier. A front-wheel-drive (FWD) and rear-wheel-drive (RWD) vehicle each has pros and cons. Determine the basic road conditions where you’ll be driving, the mileage you plan to travel, and the basic expectations you have for a vehicle.

A FWD, for example, will offer you economy. Its design is more straightforward than a RWD’s, and it’s a lighter-weight vehicle. You will save here on the purchase price and…

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Get the Scoop on All-Wheel-Drive and Four-Wheel-Drive

In a sense, both four-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive components do the same thing. That is they both cause all four wheels on a vehicle to have power to that the overall traction on the driving surface is enhanced. But that is the only thing that is similar.

Four-wheel-drive functions by applying a lower gear ratio and a split differential to the equation. Vehicles that use four-wheel-drive technology are primarily pickup trucks and oversized off-road SUVs. They are mostly used for off-road and rugged terrain activities

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