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Why Blind Spot Monitors Are Worth the Cost

Your safety is important to us at Tom Scott Honda, and we want you to be as informed as possible about ways you can be safe on the road. New vehicles often come equipped with the latest technology and safety features. One important feature is the Blind Spot Monitor, which may not be included in every vehicle but is worth the cost.

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Car Care 101 by Tom Scott Honda: Washing Your Vehicle

We value our Nampa, ID customers and want to help them keep their vehicles looking like new. If you want to keep your exterior in good condition, then it is important to keep it washed on a regular basis. Dirt and other debris can cause damage to the protective coat and caked on dirt can also cause scratches and rust that will decrease your trade-in or resale value.

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Figuring Out Why Your Engine is Overheating

It is important for you to be able to figure out what is going on when the temperature gauge on your vehicle creeps higher than normal. If you see steam coming from your hood, your engine may be overheating. It is important that you deal with an overheating engine before it permanently messes up your vehicle.

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Carpeting and Floor Mats Provide Different Advantages in a Cabin

Many automotive manufacturers equip their vehicles with plush carpeting or rubber floor mats. Both options are stylish, supportive, and durable. However, in order to reduce frequent maintenance, you must select a product that suits your travel habits.

If you drive your car in areas that have heavy dirt, soggy mud, or thick dust, rubber mats are practical options.

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Pet Hair Detailing Tips from Tom Scott Honda

It’s important for the interior of your car to look its best in Nampa, ID. There are a few detailing tips for you to follow when you find pet hair throughout the interior.

Pet hair can be difficult to remove because it weaves throughout the fibers of your carpeting and upholstery. 

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Android Auto Overview

Android Auto has become the most in-demand infotainment software in the country. Drivers love Android Auto because it allows you to instantly connect to your smartphone. You can see all of your texts, playlists, calls, weather, news, stocks, and navigation through Android Auto now. 

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What it Means to Get into an Understeer

A vehicle goes into an understeer when it is lacking in its grip. In this incident, your steering wheel will be less responsive. You will be sliding with your vehicle as you struggle to regain control. In order to know how to control the vehicle in an understeer situation, it helps to know what causes this incident.

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Get Ready for Winter Driving with a Survival Kit!

Putting together a winter survival kit is something we at Tom Scott Honda recommend to all of our customers. If you are visiting family and driving a long distance, or just carpooling in Nampa, it is important to have essential items in an emergency. A survival kit has things you need for an emergency on the side of the freeway or off-road in the mountains.

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Learn How to Give Your Vehicle Good Care in the Winter

Your vehicle will go through different situations in the winter than it will in the rest of the year. There are some things that you should do to provide that vehicle with good care during the cold months of winter.

It is important that you pay attention to your tires all through the winter and that you make sure that they always have enough air in them. 

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How You Drive Affects Your Fuel Economy

If you are wondering how you can save money and fuel, one of the most important factors you can consider is your driving. One major factor in how much fuel you use is how you drive. There are some tips on how you can improve your driving so that you can save fuel and money.

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