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Infotainment Systems 101

Every late-model vehicle currently on the road has some kind of infotainment system. It's the in-dash computer with touchscreen that lets you access navigation, music or compatible apps. According to the experts on our Genesis of Amherst team, infotainment systems go by different names, but they're all pretty much the same.

Sync vs. UConnect

If you're the type who periodically studies up on auto news, they you know that all of the big auto manufacturers boast their own infotainment systems. In a GM, the system is either MyLink or Intellilink. In a Cadillac, it's CUE, Sync…
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Experience Luxury with the Genesis G80

The Genesis G80 is a luxury midsize sedan that delivers a true driver's experience. This experience is delivered through a top-shelf cocktail of sleek styling, supreme luxury and premium performance. A best in class 331 horsepower V-6 scoffs at speed limits, while athletic styling draws attention and five-star interior provides the ultimate comfort.

When drivers open the doors of the Genesis G80, they are greeted to a boutique styled interior adorned in Nappa leather.

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Top Genesis G90 Safety Features Revealed

The Genesis G90 is a new entry in the luxury, full-sized car segment. This vehicle brings a new level of power, comfort and safety to the automotive world. Here is a sample of the advanced safety features now available in this year's Genesis G90.

To ensure that the driver always knows where nearby moving traffic is located, the Genesis G90 comes equipped with Smart Blind Spot Detection. This safety feature alerts the driver of any vehicle in the blind spot area. Smart Blind Spot Detection can also alert the driver of any fast approaching vehicles. 

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Blind Spot Monitoring Saves Lives

There is no better feeling than getting into a vehicle and knowing that you are safe. People can feel like this more often when they have blind-spot monitoring as a routine part of their vehicle.

Blind-spot monitoring is literally an army of sensors within the vehicle that are programmed to scan for traffic in another lane and take over the controls if necessary to get a driver out of the way of traffic. Human beings have a tendency to not be able to react quickly enough to avoid an accident in this scenario. That is not necessary when you have…

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What You Should Know About Test Drives

Test drives reveal a great deal about a car. Anyone interested in purchasing a new or used model will find a drive around Amherst to be worthwhile. Take steps to plan an effective test drive before heading to the dealership, though. You want to get the most out of the experience to make a decent purchasing decision.

Keep notes on essential features you want in a vehicle. This way, you can test those features out when driving. Don't overlook budget, either. Be sure the cars you drive are ones you can afford.

Avoid showing up unannounced at the dealership…

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Don't Pack Motion Sickness for Your Next Trip

Though traveling around Amherst and across the country can be quite fun, it can quickly be ruined if you or another passenger suffer from motion sickness. At Genesis of Amherst, we want you to enjoy every trip in your vehicle, so we offer these tips to help prevent motion sickness.

Though it may seem counterintuitive, eating a large meal before you leave for your trip can help to combat motion sickness. This is because eating helps to reduce nausea caused by hunger. Since nausea is the most common symptom of motion sickness, anything you can do to reduce nausea from…

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Luxurious Interior Of the Genesis G80

Genesis is one of the newest luxury automakers on the market and they are looking to prove that their products are better than the competition. The G80 is Genesis's popular midsize luxury sedan and it is full of features that add to its overall comfort and convenience.

One of the nice options you can get on the G80 is the premium Nappa leather. The Nappa leather comes with contrast stitching and it brings the interior of the G80 to another level. Another great feature that adds to the comfort of the G80 is the heated and ventilated seats. These…

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Feel Safer Behind the Wheel of the Genesis G90

The Genesis G90 has a lot to offer when it comes to safety features. When you're in Amherst, you can take advantage of this new luxury midsize sedan to feel safer on the roads. At Genesis of Amherst, we'll introduce you to the features that are available to you.

Smart cruise control with stop and go allows you to set a comfortable cruising speed. Then, sensors will identify when traffic in front of you is either slowing or braking. The speed will adjust back and forth to accommodate what's happening so that you're not constantly braking…

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Oversteering vs Understeering: What's the Difference?

Oversteering and understeering are both automobile terms for the sensitivity of your vehicle to your steering actions. Both understeering and oversteering have everything to do with steering angles and lateral acceleration. However, there are differences between the two and that's what we're here to discuss today.

In simple terms, understeering happens when the vehicle isn't responding to your steering actions and performs less than what it should be. Oversteering means that your vehicle is overly sensitive to your steering and experiences an...

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Create a Winter Survival Kit for Your Car

As part of your wintertime preparations, you need to make sure your car is fully winterized. You may want to consider professional assistance for this task, according to Genesis of Amherst. You also need to make a winter survival kit for your car. Driving in Amherst and elsewhere becomes riskier in colder weather and you need to be prepared for the challenge.

A winter survival kit includes some basic items like fresh water and nonperishable food. Your kit needs a full array of basic first aid supplies. 

 

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