Keeping your car in good condition

Keeping your car in good condition

It’s important to keep your car in good condition, for obvious reasons. You hold responsibility for making sure that you and your passengers are kept as safe as possible. As such, it’s important to do regular checks and servicing on your car as necessary, not just worrying about it when an MOT is due! Besides, if you don’t keep your car running as happily as possible, it’s likely to cause you more money in the long run. View Post

Kia Optima Sportswagon – The Perfect Family Car?

Kia Optima Sportswagon – The Perfect Family Car?

We recently had the pleasure of being asked to review a Kia Optima Sportswagon, to be a little more precise, a 2.0 GDi PHEV automatic. Stylish and full of mod cons, the Optima PHEV is Kia’s first plug-in hybrid model. We had the car for the weekend. Two days wasn’t long, but we tried it out the best we could in that time in a bid to unleash its full potential! View Post

Do I need to check my wheel alignment (tracking)?

Do I need to check my wheel alignment (tracking)?

I’ve previously written about the importance of checking your tyres and how to do it. I briefly mentioned wheel alignment, also known as tracking. However, I didn’t go into much depth about it. So, how do you know when you need to check your tyre alignment to see if it’s right?  View Post

Car maintenance tips to avoid breakdown

Car maintenance tips to avoid breakdown

When you’re a parent, one of the last things you want is for your car to break down. With children in the car, a breakdown becomes even more of a nightmare! While you’re on the way to pick them up is potentially worse. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to make this situation less likely.  View Post