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Tips to Remember on Your Next Test Drive


If you're looking for a new vehicle, taking a test drive is one of the most important steps. The test drive lets you know if the vehicle is a good fit.

You may want to schedule appointments for test drives. This can help you stick to a schedule, and if you plan for multiple appointments in a day, you'll be able to compare the vehicles with a fresh memory. At Prestige Lexus of Middletown, we have flexible appointment availability for our customer's convenience.

Once you actually get in the vehicle, pay attention to how everything feels....
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Focusing Your Eyes to Prevent Motion Sickness

One way that you can help to prevent motion sickness from occurring is to equalize some of the sensory cues that are around you. Try to get into a position so that your inner ear understands that your body is traveling in the same position throughout the entire trip.

Try to focus your eyes on a point along the horizon in Middletown as these images usually don't move past the vehicle as quickly as those that are up close. If you can gain a better perspective of your environment while you're traveling, then it's sometimes easier to…

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What's The Point Of A Dashcam?


There was a time when only emergency responders had dashcams, but the technology is now available to all drivers. Prestige Lexus of Middletown wants drivers to get the most out of their vehicle, and that includes accessories like your dashcam.

So, why do you need a dashcam? Dashcams are great in the event of an accident, but they serve other purposes as well. Do you have an epic road trip planned? Use your dashcam to record your journey. You might not be able to remember the name of that amazing roadside restaurant you stopped at, but your dashcam does.

 

 

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The Wonders of Owning an SUV

Despite the desire to downsize vehicles to save money, many drivers are now choosing to buy an SUV, and at Prestige Lexus of Middletown we want you to make an informed decision when it’s time to choose your next vehicle. There are so many reasons why drivers are now choosing an SUV, and here are just a few.
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• SUVs get good gas mileage despite their larger size.
• SUVs are the ideal vehicle for transporting your dog or other pets.
• SUVs are large enough to efficiently hold up to 9 passengers.
• SUVs are great for towing trailers, boats and similar…
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What is a Backup Camera and What is it For?


Backup cameras are becoming the norm. This is especially true after a recent federal law requiring that all cars weighing under 10,000 pounds have some type of rearview assistance technology. As an experienced Prestige Lexus of Middletown, it is our job to keep buyers informed because that makes you a smarter customer.

What is a Backup Camera?

The backup camera has become as important as your rearview mirrors. This is because it allows you to see behind your car more clearly, expanding your view and eliminating blind spots.

 

 

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Know What Makes a Vehicle Pet-Friendly

If you have a dog in your life, you want to do what you can to help him ride comfortably around in your vehicle. Prestige Lexus of Middletown is here to help you understand what you need to look for as you are seeking out a pet-friendly vehicle to purchase and drive.

Pets can track a lot of dirt and mud into a vehicle and they can create messes that are hard to clean up. A pet-friendly vehicle is outfitted with all-season floor mats. These are easy to clean so you can pick up after your pet and know that…
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Tips to Improve Your Fuel Economy

Having a basic understanding of how your car functions can help to make you a better car owner by aiding you in recognizing minor problems before they become major issues. You can also get the most of your car by understanding how to make it work more efficiently.

Keeping your tires properly inflated has plenty of immediate benefits and can also help you to save gas. Cars have to work harder to propel a car down the road when the tires are under-inflated. Consult your owner's manual regarding what grade of motor oil is recommended, as this can extend…

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Making the Most of Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay is changing the way that drivers approach their commute and longer trips. It is a convenient way to connect your iPhone to your car and have the center dashboard function as a phone screen.

You can also enjoy voice recognition technology to access many of the features on your phone while never having to take your eyes or hands off the road. It is easier than ever to send a text or call a friend without being distracted while driving. Apple CarPlay also allows you to access your music stored on your iPhone and control it the same…
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