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Differences Between Understeer and Oversteer

When you hear the terms "understeer" and "oversteer", it's clear that the situation they describe is less than ideal. These problems can occur when either the front or back tires lose their grip. Fortunately, there are many new vehicles, including some at Lithia Honda in Medford in Medford, OR, that have been built to account for the potential loss of grip. 

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What You Need to Know About Recalls

Sometimes vehicle defects slip past manufacturers and are not discovered until owners have problems. From this point, the manufacturer or the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration announces a recall. All owners of that particular model are then notified that a repair or replacement parts are needed.

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There Is Value to A Blind Spot Monitor

A lot of people ask themselves if there is real value to a blind spot monitor. It is a fair question to ask, as many feel that they are somehow being taken for a ride when they first hear about this amazing electronic invention that they had not previously known about.

The good news for those who are concerned that they are being swindled is that this is not the case. 

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Tips for Keeping a Car from Being Stolen

You value the car that you drive. The team at Lithia Honda in Medford wants you to know how to care for that car and how to keep it from being stolen. We want you to learn what you can do to keep people from taking your car.

You might be tempted to leave your vehicle running while you run inside to pick up a pizza or pay for your gas. 

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Pickup Trucks Are the Perfect Used Car Solution

Selecting a used car can be a difficult prospect. That said, we're confident in saying that a pickup truck is one of the absolute best options on the market. Let's go over why that is, exactly.

If you have never been inside one, it can come as a shock just how ergonomic pickup trucks have become. The immensely popular style of vehicle has seen dozens of iterations over the years. 

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The Best Truck Bed Liner for Your Situation

There are hundreds of different types of truck bed liners. One of the most popular is the bed mat. This is a hefty mat that protects the bed area of the truck. It is great for people who constantly transport light materials like construction tools or even groceries.

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Is My Car Battery Good or Bad?

You should check your car battery twice a year, not just when it is showing signs of a problem. You will need a voltmeter to test your battery. Although either an analog or digital voltmeter will work, the digital voltmeter is easier to use and gives a more accurate reading than an analog voltmeter. If you plan to service your own battery, then it’s important to wear rubber gloves and goggles to protect your hands and eyes from acid.

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Understanding Towing and Payload Capacity

Overloading the bed or cab of your truck because you think that towing and payload capacity are the same thing could damage the chassis, suspension, tires, and frame of your vehicle. Understanding the difference between the two ratings is an important step towards protecting your truck.

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Do Your Cars Wheels Need to be Aligned?

Part of proper vehicle maintenance includes making sure that all four wheels are properly aligned. Getting this done whenever you get an oil change for your car can help you avoid problems that misaligned wheels can cause by letting you catch small problems before they're given the opportunity to grow.

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