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What Type of Roads Should Off-Road Beginners Use?

Off-roading is not an art form—it is a science. The more you experience driving the back roads and trails, the better an off-road driver you become. Off-roading is full of pitfalls. The paved road of your neighborhood in Victoria do not compare to the bumps, shakes, and crunches that you encounter when traveling the backcountry.

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Keep Your Pooch Happy on the Road

If you're someone who frequently travels around Victoria with a four-legged friend, you need to remember his or her needs as well as yours. Here are some considerations that you'll want to remember.

Dogs can be messy, so it's a good idea to get a vehicle with all-season floor mats and seat covers. 

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The Dangers of Oversteering

At Victory Kia, we make a point of helping our clients and customers get the most use and safety out of their vehicles. On the safety front, keeping vehicles stable is key to proper operations. Unfortunately, many experienced drivers can fall prey to various road-based hazards, and one of these is the issue of oversteering.

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Discover the Advantages of a Hatchback Car

Having a standard seating configuration for five people, a contemporary hatchback is practical, sporty and economical. This vehicle has numerous advantages over a sedan or coupe. When you visit Victory Kia in Victoria, TX, you'll discover some of the benefits of driving a lightweight hatchback.

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Appreciate the Versatility of Crossover SUVs

A crossover SUV has a versatile design that adapts to various settings. Drivers in Victoria will appreciate the utility of such a vehicle that's ready to navigate urban roads. Victory Kia offers models that are available with two or three rows of seating.

If you're looking for an efficient crossover SUV for short daily trips, select a model that has a small powertrain.

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Avoid Salt Corrosion Today

A lot of the public out there simply does not understand the true level of damage that can be done from salt corrosion. This is a frequent occurrence which can make the value of your particular vehicle plummet. Fortunately, you can take a few simple actions to avoid some of the worst impacts of salt corrosion.

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Enjoy Headlights Service

At Victory Kia, we have a service center with qualified technicians to help you with your headlights. This ensures that you always have fully functional headlights for when you are driving in the rain or at night.

Any number of problems can occur with your headlights. The most common issue is that a bulb burns out. If this is the case, we can quickly replace the bulb for the type of vehicle that you have.

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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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What You Need to Know About Serpentine Belts

Serpentine belts distribute power from the crankshaft to the engine accessories like the alternator, air conditioning compressor, air pump, power steering pump, water pump, and more.

When the serpentine belt starts showing wear, you'll notice cracks and splitting along the belt. You may notice that it's slipping or hear squealing noises. 

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Signs Your Suspension System Is Damaged

Whether you are driving through the streets of Victoria or taking a trip across the country, you must make sure that your suspension system is working perfectly at all times. An old or damaged suspension system will drastically impact your vehicle’s handling, and that is a dangerous situation you never want to find yourself in.

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