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An Overview of the New Subaru Outback

Consistently rated among the most popular all-wheel drive crossover SUVs, the Subaru Outback gives drivers the capability to enjoy offroad adventures while still providing the performance and luxury that make it the perfect family or commuting vehicle.

For those intent on exploring the unknown, the Outback allows you to bring all your gear along, from its raised roof rails with removable cross pieces to its 76 cubic feet of storage space to its 3,500-pound tow rating.  

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Suave & Debonair: The 2019 Subaru Impreza

Subaru stepped its game up for 2019. This popular automotive brand has gone from standard looks and features to sophisticated looks and features. This particularly shows the growth that Subaru has made throughout the years, and the 2019 Impreza demonstrates this notion to the highest degree.

At fist glance, this car's presence will capture your attention thanks to its exceptional styling and prominent characteristics. The Impreza will come in a standard sedan, or it will come with five-door styling. In addition to that, there are a number of trim levels that are available.  

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Battery Service May Delay the Need for Replacement

Your battery doesn't have enough power to start the engine. You may think that it's time to replace it. Before you buy a battery, try servicing the old one first. You may still get some life out of it.

Check the battery's voltage. If it's not totally dead, the battery may need a simple recharge to get back up and running. Some batteries allow you to see how much water is left inside. Remove the battery cables. Gently pry off the top covers and peer inside. If the water isn't close to the top, try…

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Tire Rotations and Vehicle Safety

As a motorist, you need to be proactive when it comes to all aspects of vehicle safety. This strategy includes ensuring that you obtain timely, regular tire rotation. With that in mind, there are a number of points you need to bear in mind regarding tire rotation.

Tire rotation should occur every 5,000 miles. If the manufacturer of your vehicle recommends more regular rotations, follow that schedule. At the time you undertake tire rotation, also have the pressure on your tires checked.  

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Good Windshield Wiper Blades Are Essential

You definitely don't want to hear a high-pitched squeaking noise coming from your windshield wiper blades. That is a sign that your windshield wiper blades need to be replaced. Windshield wiper blades are made out of rubber, and they aren't designed to last for a long time.

Windshield wiper blades need to be changed about every 6,000 miles. The rubber in the blades tends to deteriorate when it is very hot in the summer. When it is below freezing, the wiper blades can become brittle, too. Ice and snow can also damage the wiper blades. 

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Guide to Removing Dog Hair From Your Vehicle's Interior

Lithia Reno Subaru wants car owners to be happy with their vehicles. One way to enjoy a vehicle to the fullest is to keep it clean. One thing owners need to keep an eye on is pet hair if you ride around with your dog. Consider the following to keep your vehicle clean:

  • Blow up a balloon and use the static electricity to attract pet hair.
  • Spray a little water on the seats and rub your fingers on the interior while wearing rubber gloves.
  • Mix a few teaspoons of fabric softener in a spray bottle. The mixture should soften hair…
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Safe Driving Starts with a Clean Vehicle

While many vehicle owners place an emphasis on preventative maintenance and repairs, it is not uncommon to neglect washing the vehicle. Savvy automobile owners understand the importance of keeping the exterior of the vehicle clean. In addition to the pride that comes with driving a bright and shiny car, there are a host of practical reasons for wanting to keep your vehicle clean.

A vehicle that is washed regularly and diligently will enjoy a longer life span than one that is not properly cleaned consistently.  

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Spring is the Perfect Time for Car Maintenance

When the weather changes, you might notice some new issues with your vehicle. Cars need regular maintenance to run optimally, and spring is a great time of year to make sure that it's ready for the summer heat. At Lithia Reno Subaru, we want you to have all of the information on maintaining your vehicle so that it runs smoothly for years. Here are a couple of spring maintenance tips.

Check the air in your tires to ensure that the pressure is at the manufacturer's recommendations. When the weather gets cold, the air in your tires contracts, causing…

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Correctly Handling an Accident is Critical

Lithia Reno Subaru provides you with helpful information on dealing with a collision. Even professional drivers are subject to being involved in a collision. There are a few tips that'll help ensure your safety and the safety of everyone else involved. Taking appropriate action can help reduce the mental stress felt from being involved in an accident.

Emergency matters come first. It's important to contact 911 if there are any injuries that have been sustained from an accident, no matter how minor they may seem.  

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Safety First: The Danger of Driving into the Sun

Here at Lithia Reno Subaru, we want all of our customers to stay safe on the road. A fairly common issue drivers encounter is driving into the glaring sun. When you are driving into the sunrise or sunset, the glare can compromise your ability to see potential hazards on the road. Here are a few tips to help you in these situations.

Put down your sun visor. It helps keep the sun from getting directly in your eyes. Wear a pair of polarized sunglasses. Go for a good quality pair to protect your eyes and give you a clearer view…

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