Hybrids are great, they safe you money and time at the pump and they are better for the environment than more traditional gas powered vehicles. But much like diesel engines they due come with their own unique set of issues. So if you have a dashboard malfunction indicator light on, let us know and we will be happy to quickly diagnose the issue and get you back on the road before you know it in a hybrid that is both safe and reliable.
It is important to have your hybrid vehicle inspected sooner rather than later whenever you suspect an issue. This is because hybrids are extremely efficient vehicles and if it is experiencing a malfunction, then it may be expelling more exhaust than you, as the driver, ever intended.
While hybrids due operate on battery power in certain instances it is still important to keep up with your manufacturer’s maintenance suggestions. Keep in mind though that these suggestions are based on ideal driving conditions and on a timetable of about 12,000 a year. If you have a long stop and go commute, drive through extreme weather conditions or drive more than 12,000 miles a year. It may be necessary to have your hybrid inspected at shorter service intervals.
Hybrid batteries are more advanced than your more conventional car battery. They are extremely powerful and last a long time. That being said, they will eventually need to be replaced and we can help you with that. We pride ourselves on being the best dealership alternative for our customers, therefore when you think it is time for a new hybrid battery, let us be your hybrid experts and we’ll be happy to help you out!
Let us know anytime you have questions about your hybrid, no matter if it is a Honda, Toyota, Ford or Lexus we’ve got you covered. Feel free to give us a call, drive on into our shop or schedule an appointment online for a day and time that is most convenient for you!