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Introducing Subaru's 2019 Impreza Sedan

For 2019, Subaru has unveiled its Impreza machine, and it has garnered plenty of attention in the process. The Impreza has stepped its game up by offering a number of enjoyable features. This compact car is built for the highway, and it produces a thrilling ride.

Advanced safety is big business, and the 2019 Impreza holds true to this fact. Some of the safety features that can be found here includes Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, a rearview camera and Eyesight Driver Assist technologies.  

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An Overview of the New Subaru Outback

Subaru's most popular all-wheel drive crossover SUV is ready for the new model year with an improved ground clearance of almost nine inches, a cargo volume of 75 cubic feet, and a streamlined engine design that comes in a turbocharged option.

Enjoy your time behind the wheel of this capable powerhouse vehicle that conquers highways and trails with equal ease. The comfortable cabin offers up thoughtful extras like a heated steering wheel and heated or ventilated seats to keep you warmed and cooled through each season. 

 

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The Importance of Tire Rotations

Your tires endure a lot of wear and tear over time. They might often be tested on tough terrains and slick surfaces, or they might just be worn down from frequent stop and go traffic in town. Either way, we recommend you visit us at Hatfield Subaru for proper tire maintenance.

A major part of proper tire maintenance is tire rotation. When you are driving throughout your daily routine, your tires can wear unevenly. As they start to become worn down more on one side than other, it makes them more prone to flats and even blowouts while driving. 

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Tips for Replacing Your Car's Battery

If you discover that you need a new battery for your car after taking it to Hatfield Subaru, there are a few things to keep in mind so that it's replaced properly. Always disconnect the negative cable before disconnecting the positive one. You also need to remove the clamp that holds the battery down.

When looking at batteries, you need to get one with a rating that is higher than what is currently in your car. This is one way to know that you're getting a new battery instead of one that's used. You also need to…

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What is a Timing Belt?

A timing belt is a belt that adjusts that actions of the camshaft in your vehicle in order to maintain its performance. Depending on how old your vehicle is, your timing belt could be a chain or it could be an actual belt made of rubber. Regardless of your vehicle's age, the timing belt serves the same purpose.

The goal of the timing belt is to keep your vehicle’s engine running smoothly. Your timing belt may need to be replaced if you notice your engine is slipping or if your engine misfires. Sometimes, there may not be any…

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How to Control Pet Hair in Your Car

Your pet may love the car, but you may not love cleaning up after your pet. Fabric seats attract pet hair, and that hair can become woven right in with the fibers. It's easier to prevent that from happening in the first place than cleaning it up later, so take a few moments before your trip to brush your pet with the most effective brush you have to eliminate stray hairs.

Specially made seat protectors for pets are waterproof in addition to keeping hair off of your upholstery. Lay out one of these or a towel to prevent excess…

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Reasons to Wash Your Car

Washing your car does so much more than just keep it looking nice. It protects your vehicle's resale value, increases fuel efficiency, enhances visibility, and prevents damage to the exterior.

Washing your car regularly means that dust and grime will have less opportunity to chip away at the paint coat. This will save you time and money of having the exterior of your car repainted. It also washes out harmful debris from the mechanical parts of your car.  

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Managing Your Vehicle in the Spring

Spring is one of the seasons where the need for car maintenance is at a high. Among the things you are going to be doing in the Spring is washing your vehicle and making sure that it is in good condition. However, you are going to have to do other things to take care of your vehicle.

The type of maintenance your vehicle is going to need depends on the manufacturer and how the vehicle is designed. Therefore, it is a good idea to check out the owners manual to get information on the seasonal maintenance schedule for your vehicle…

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You Were in a Car Crash: Tips for What’s Next

You’ve been in an accident. How you handle the next few minutes is critical. At Hatfield Subaru, we have a little bit of advice to ensure everything gets done.

First, get out of the vehicle and assess injuries. Talk to the other driver and find out if anyone in their vehicle is injured. Call 911 to get an ambulance out to the scene if anyone needs medical attention. Otherwise, call the police department to report that there’s been an accident. 

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Maintain Pressure and Fluids to Maximize Fuel Economy

One way to increase your fuel economy while driving is to decrease the drag on your vehicle. Keep storage items from the top of your vehicle, including a luggage rack if possible. Bike racks on top of and on the back of your vehicle often increase the amount of drag as well, which can take away from your fuel economy.

Maintain the correct pressure in your tires. If the pressure isn't where it's supposed to be, then it can take longer for your car to roll when making a turn, which can then decrease fuel economy. Most new…

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