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Car Covers: Protect Your Automotive Investment

We at Lexus Monterey Peninsula understand that your vehicle is more than a means of transportation - it's an investment, one you wish to extend and protect. Car covers can help you maintain the exterior beauty and appeal of your car, sedan, or truck.

In Seaside, the exterior of your vehicle can be exposed to a myriad of environmental elements that can detract or even damage the paint or panels. Rain, sun, sleet, high winds are all weather phenomenon that creates wear and tear on the paint job of your vehicle. For areas with high pollen counts or that have…
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Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

There are several key differences between all-season and winter tires that make them better for driving in various conditions. At Lexus Monterey Peninsula, we can help you choose the appropriate tires for your vehicle and get them changed out as the seasons and weather conditions change.

All-season tires, which come on most cars and trucks when they leave the factory, are made of a hard rubber compound that is designed to provide a smooth ride and last for a long time. Winter tires are made of a softer rubber that will stay more pliable when it starts to get cold…
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Muffler vs. Exhaust: Is there a Difference?

If you're like most drivers, then you've gotten used to calling your car's exhaust a muffler. You hear this all time in Seaside, but it's not just a bit of regional slang. It's technically a mistake many people make, but knowing the difference can make it easier to explain to a mechanic what's wrong with your car.

Exhaust refers to the whole system that ejects hot waste gases out of the back of your automobile. The muffle is an important part of the exhaust system that reduces how much noise your engine system makes…

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Tire Care Tips For All Drivers

Do you find yourself constantly buying tires? Do your tires not seem to last as long as they should? Does your car seem to be wobbly or vibrating down the road? If you answered yes to any of these questions, your vehicle may be in need of tire maintenance or new tires. Stop at Lexus Monterey Peninsula and let us inspect your tires.

Two of the most important things regarding tire care are tire pressure and tire tread. Monitor your tire pressure regularly, and make sure your tires are inflated the amount recommended....
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Apple CarPlay Available in Some Cars

Apple CarPlay is one of the best ways to access your iPhone while behind the wheel. It is available on some newer cars but is quickly gaining traction because so many drivers are singing its praises.

Apple CarPlay works with the dashboard and dials already built into your vehicle. It essentially turns your main dash into a much larger touch screen to use your phone. You just have to make sure that it is either connected with a USB cord or through wireless Bluetooth connectivity.

 

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