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In the Event of an Automotive Collision

At some point during their lifetime, many drivers fall victim to auto accidents. The circumstance is emotionally draining and frightening. There are a few things that individuals must do when faced with the unfortunate incident. If drivers or passengers become injured, they become the first priority. Emergency services must be notified. If able, vehicles should be moved to the side of the road. 

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Buying a Used Car When You Can't Afford a New Vehicle

While the dream of many people is to buy a new car, it is not practical for a lot of people. They are going to have to settle for a used vehicle. Fortunately, the quality of the used vehicles can be good enough for people to not even bother with new vehicles.

Today, vehicles are just more reliable.

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Understanding Tire Ratings and Sizes

There are many different sized tires that are suited for specific tasks. Whether you have a work truck or a luxury sedan, choosing the right tires for it is important for its performance. At Sternberg Automotive Sales and Service, we can show you how to read the various ratings displayed on the side of a tire so that you can make an informed decision.

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Oil Viscosity Ratings Protect Your Engine

Oil viscosity ratings have three parts. The first is the low-temperature oil rating; the letter W follows, and the last part is the high-temperature oil rating. Thin oils work best at low temperatures, and thicker oils work best in warm air. The blend protects the vehicle year-around. For example, 10 W 30 is a popular blend of low and high-temperature oils.

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How to Clean Your Car In 5 Minutes or Less

You worked hard to buy your vehicle, and Sternberg Automotive Sales and Service wants you to be proud of your new ride, so we're going to tell you how to clean it in less than five minutes.

First things first, remove all of the junk that has been accumulating in your car. Throw out any half-empty water bottles, gum wrappers, and drive-thru receipts. 

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Start a Carpool: Save Time and Energy!

Carpooling is still a popular way to get your children back and forth to school. We at Sternberg Automotive Sales and Service make it a priority to educate our clients about carpooling safety with children. If you are starting a carpool, organizing ahead of time is key to a low-stress year.

Plan your carpool a few weeks prior to the start of school.

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Powertrain/Bumper to Bumper Warranties

Purchasing a vehicle can be overwhelming because of all the options that you have. Once you have decided what you like when it comes to the aesthetics of a vehicle, you may want to look a bit more in depth at what types of warranties you receive from a manufacturer.

The warranty coverage provided here at Sternberg Automotive Sales and Service is important if something ends up being wrong with the vehicle, and it isn't your fault. 

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Do You Prefer an RWD or FWD Vehicle?

There are many factors to consider if you want to make a wise and informed vehicle choice. These factors include size, vehicle type, and how you intend to use it. A factor that should be kept in mind is whether to get an RWD or FWD vehicle.

There are pros and cons to both front and rear wheel drive vehicles. With RWD vehicles, there are two benefits. These include being better balanced, which results in better handling, as well as, being simple and rugged. 

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Rubber or Carpet Mats: Which Will You Choose?

Have you ever had a vehicle that needed new floor mats? Sometimes the factory ones that come with the vehicle can get dirty, or maybe you just want to protect the original ones so that they are in pristine condition when it's time to sell. Whatever the case, at Sternberg Automotive Sales and Service in Louisville, KY, we want you to know what your options are, so here are some things you should consider.

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What Is an Alignment?

Every vehicle on the road needs an alignment from time to time. The suspension system on vehicles is not static. The system is subject to huge forces that can bend a part, crack a ball-joint, or cause a gasket to leak. The result of wear over time, potholes in the road, or unexpected curbs or speed-bumps may be misaligned tires. When tires are misaligned, your tires are not pointing straight down the road causing excessive wear on your tires.

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