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Android Auto Overview

If you have been trying to drive your vehicle safely but always feel yourself looking at your phone, you may not realize there is a new app that works with your infotainment screen. Google invented Android Auto to help drivers connect to their phones more seamlessly. While most vehicles have the ability to connect to Android Auto now, that wasn’t always the case. 

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What to Do Before You Off-Road

Off-roading can be a fun adventure with plenty of sights, adrenalin pumping obstacles, and flying mud. However, off-roading can also be a traumatic experience, especially if you are kicking yourself because you did not bother to check your vehicle before turning up that trail or down that ravine.

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Prevent Damage by Following These Tips for Using Your Roof Rack

While a roof rack can be an effective tool to store items, it is important that you know how to use it properly. The folks at Century 3 Kia have a few tips to help you accomplish that goal. For example, you should never keep the rack on the car when you aren't using it.

This is because it can add significant weight to the vehicle, which can make it harder to drive. 

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Putting Together a Winter Survival Kit

There are different things that you should keep in your vehicle at all times of the year so that you will have them if you need them. Things like a rain poncho or a tow rope can be helpful in the summer or the winter. Century 3 Kia wants you to know what you should add to your vehicle in the winter months as part of a winter survival kit.

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What's the Difference Between All-Season and Winter Tires?

Many customers of Century 3 Kia often ask our service department whether they should place winter tires on their vehicles if they have all-season tires. Questions about winter tires usually come from individuals who remember when their parents used to put winter tires on their own cars. The answer is: it depends on your driving habits.

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Tips for Finding a Good Mechanic

We want you to be able to offer your vehicle all of the care that it needs to stay in good shape. We want to help you understand what you should be doing to care for your vehicle and we want to help you know just how you can find a mechanic who will do a good job of servicing your vehicle.

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What Issues Do You Have with Your Exhaust System?

Your car's exhaust system is vital to the operation and running of your vehicle. Despite this, many Mifflin drivers think the exhaust system's only purpose is to do reduce noise. Therefore, they don't give exhaust issues the prompt maintenance they may require. Neglecting any part of your vehicle may result in a breakdown or a non-running car! 

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What You Need to Know About Car Air Filters

Regular maintenance on your car can help to keep it running properly. While many drivers remember common maintenance like oil changes, your engine air filter is just as important.

Just what does the engine air filter do? Your engine pulls in air from the outside to mix with the fuel, and the engine air filter helps to keep dust and other particles out of your engine.

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Hop into an Apple CarPlay Featured Vehicle at Century 3 Kia

Many car companies across the globe are adopting Apple CarPlay as a standard feature in their vehicles, with luxury and tech automakers being the primary drivers of this growth. CarPlay is a software feature that is built into vehicles and Apple digital devices like iPhones and iPads. This service allows users to talk on the phone, listen to music and otherwise use their mobile devices with their cars.

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Does Your Car Have an Infotainment System?

Today's cars have a lot of technology built into them. The set of systems that includes vehicle information, audio, radio, Bluetooth, music, cabin comfort, navigation and videos is often referred to as the infotainment system. The infotainment system combines information with entertainment, and it is within reach of the driver.

You may need the information part of the system for navigation, making calls hands-free or accepting calls without taking your hands off of the steering wheel. You might also need it if you have a breakdown and need roadside service, such as for a flat tire. 

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