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Allow Our Mechanics to Check Your Brake Fluid

Here at Grieco Kia of Delray Beach, we have qualified service technicians who can check your fluids and take care of any maintenance that your vehicle may need. Brake fluid is one of the fluids that should be monitored periodically.

What does brake fluid do for your car? Automotive brakes are designed to stop your vehicle at a moment's notice, so you and your passengers stay safe. The amount of force required to do this is more than what you use to step on the brake pedal. Your brakes use brake fluid to pneumatically clamp a brake pad against…

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Do You Know What Your Vehicle’s Differential Is?

The differential gearbox plays a big role in making sure the wheels on a vehicle turn as necessary. The differential gears make sure the wheels spin at the appropriate speed thanks to necessary engine power. In order to protect these gears, a car or truck needs clean differential fluid running through them.

Differential fluid works in a manner no different than engine oil or transmission fluid: it acts as a lubricant. Specifically, the fluid lubricates the differential gears. With proper lubrication, the gears won't wear out easily from friction.

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Settle on the Right Amount of Horsepower for Your Needs

What is horsepower? When car shopping it’s a good idea to learn the lingo. Horsepower will often be used when describing vehicles, and the stickers in the window might have horsepower ratings. But what is it?

The term horsepower was created in late 1700’s or early 1800’s. Way back then, one horse could pull 330 pounds of coal out of a mine, up to a 100-foot-tall tunnel all in one minute, so horsepower literally means the horse’s power. Basically, a unit of measurement. In the 1970’s the Society of Automotive Engineers, or SAE, standardized the…

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Explore the Different Drivetrain Options in Delray Beach

When looking to buy a new vehicle, there are probably many features you'd like to include. A great feature that people often overlook is an all-wheel and four-wheel drive. Auto manufacturers have made this feature much more accessible to vehicles that were never considered before, such as sedans.

Our staff members at Grieco Kia of Delray Beach would like to explain what these features are, and, how they work. All-wheel drive is common on smaller vehicles such as crossovers and sedans. This feature gives power to the wheels that need it based on driving conditions.

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Need Help Calculating Cost of New Vehicle?

Do you need help calculating the cost of your new vehicle? We all want to know what our monthly payment will be. Most people have to finance a new vehicle. This means monthly payments over the course of time. That could change depending on how much money you put down. Your monthly payment is typically the largest cost associated with a new vehicle.

You also need to consider the other costs. All of these extra costs can add up. That's why you might need a professional to help you calculate the total cost of ownership. It'll help you…

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Take Dashboard Warning Lights Seriously

No one wants to have any major auto issues, and if we catch problems early on it helps to prevent issues. That is why if you see dashboard warning lights come on, you have to take them seriously. Now there are certain warning lights which are more important than others, but none should be taken lightly. That’s where our service team at Grieco Kia of Delray Beach come into play for local drivers.

For example, if you see the brake warning light come on, that is something that needs to be looked at asap, because nobody wants their brakes…

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Discover the All-New 2018 Kia Rio's Styling

The team at Grieco Kia of Delray Beach is eagerly awaiting a chance to check out the all-new 2018 Kia Rio in person, given that both the sedan and five-door hatchback offer savvy subcompact car shoppers all of the design, fuel efficiency and state-of-the-art features that they could want -- and at a stellar value.

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Kia Motors to give $300,000 for Hurricane Relief

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma which impacted thousands of people in Texas and Florida, Kia Motors pledged $300,000 to the American Red Cross for relief efforts. Kia Motors America pledged $200,000 and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia added an additional $100,000.

“Kia is dedicated to supporting both individuals and communities in the aftermath of these historic storms, and these funds will assist the American Red Cross’ ongoing relief efforts,” said Justin Sohn, president and CEO, Kia Motors America. 

 

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Kia Niro Provides Green SUV Option

When you're standing at the pump do you ever find yourself wishing you could play less to keep your SUV running? Join the club. A lot of people love the versatility that SUVs offer while also hating the fuel costs that can come with driving them. Luckily for all of us, a recent trend has been building among car makers. Rather than sticking solely with smaller green sedans, companies like Kia have been experimenting with fuel efficient SUVs.

 

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