What to Know About Trading a Car and Refinancing a Loan

At Genesis of Amherst, we want you to be an educated consumer. Therefore, it is important that you understand concepts such as trading in your vehicle or refinancing a loan. When you trade in a vehicle, you are surrendering it to us in exchange for a credit toward another car or truck.

If you don't want to purchase another vehicle from our location, you can simply get a check for however much the car is worth after paying off an existing loan. 

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Don't Skip Your Car's Alignment

At Genesis of Amherst, we think most drivers appreciate the need for regular maintenance. Still, we have seen too many sets of tires wear out early, so we urge you to add alignment service to your regular maintenance schedule. Our team expertly provides this service.

We begin with an electronic evaluation using our alignment machine. It assesses your tires' ability to roll straight, both independently and collectively, by measuring three values. Those are caster, camber and toe, and we will happily explain each at your request.

 

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Spring Car Care Tips That Can Help Protect Your Vehicle

Now that the winter weather has finally disappeared, now is the perfect time to invest some time and money in spring vehicle maintenance. The cold temperatures can be brutal on your vehicle when you take into consideration road salt, ice, snow and much more. Genesis of Amherst has compiled a list of some spring car care tips to help you protect your vehicle.

  • Washing your vehicle will prevent rust damage that can occur when road salt accumulates over the course of the winter. Waxing your vehicle can add an extra layer of protection to your body panels.
  • An oil change…
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Winter Car Care Tips

Winter is a dangerous time to be out on the road, but it is even more so for the drivers who don't take the time to properly prepare their vehicle for the conditions that present themselves in the winter. Here are a few tips for how to get it done.

Change Over To Winter Tires- There is a difference between winter tires and the regular tires that you probably have on your vehicle now. Make sure to change over to the winter tires to get the best performance possible.

?Regularly Check Tire Pressure- 

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How to Prevent Your Car From Getting Salt Damage This Winter

Winter weather can make the roads a dangerous place, which is why many areas use road salt to help motorists navigate safely. However, road salt can cause damage to your vehicle, but don't let that happen with these tips from Genesis of Amherst.

During the winter, try to keep your vehicle washed at least once every 10 days. If salt remains on your vehicle, it can cause rust and damage your vehicle's topcoat. Be sure to remove salt as soon as possible to keep your vehicle's coat in good condition.

 

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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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Applying Touch Up Paint

If your car has a minor scuff or scrape, you may be interested in repairing it yourself. It is possible to do a good job as long as the damage is minor and you follow the instructions carefully. The first step is to get the paint that matches your vehicle. Don’t try to match just by looking at the paint on the shelf. An auto supply business can look up your vehicle’s factory color code for an exact match.

Once you have the correct paint, it is time for prep. Clean the affected area with warm, soapy water…

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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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