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Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

Having the right tires on your car or truck can increase its performance and help keep you safe in snowy driving conditions. At Prestige Lexus of Middletown, we're happy to offer advice on the right tires for your vehicle, and we can swap your tires as the seasons change throughout the year.

All-season tires are manufactured from a hard rubber that is durable and will last for a long time when driven on pavement. They are made to provide a smooth and quiet ride, and they can handle a wide range of driving conditions. Winter 
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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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Tips for Winter Car Care

There are ways that the weather will affect your vehicle and mess with your driving abilities. It is important for you to know how to care for your vehicle in the winter months and how to stay safe on the road when the weather is cold.

It is important for you to keep your vehicle filled with fuel during the winter months. When you have a gas tank that is sitting around without a lot of gas in it, water can collect in it and freeze up. It is important for you to fill your tank often when the weather…

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Safely Change a Flat Tire and Get Back on Your Way

Knowing the procedure on how to change a flat tire on your car will ensure your safety and get you moving along in less time.
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1. Move the vehicle while on the rim if needed to get safely out of the way of traffic.
2. Loosen the lugs on the flat tire one turn before jacking up the vehicle.
3. Jack the vehicle high enough so the flat tire no longer is touching the road.
4. Remove all of the lugs, then the flat tire, and set them aside.
5. Place the spare tire onto the tire bolts and secure…
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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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