What Services Need To Be Done At What Mileage?

What mileage - Memphis, TN

Properly caring for your vehicle over time is the best thing you can do to ensure its continued health and longevity. The simplest way to do this is to follow the manufacturer’s service recommendations and stay on schedule. Specific maintenance tasks are suggested at particular mileage counts depending on your vehicle. So, what services need to be done at what mileage?

Many manufacturers follow a 30-60-90 maintenance schedule, which means checking and servicing your car’s major systems at the 30,000, 60,000, and 90,000-mile marks. In between these checkpoints, you should regularly inspect and change your oil (every 5,000 to 10,000 miles, depending on your vehicle), check your tire pressure and tread depth, maintain proper fluid levels, and replace your windshield wiper blades when they start to function less effectively.

Before 30,000 miles: By 30,000 miles, you should change your vehicle’s air and fuel filters to ensure that fuel economy doesn’t begin to suffer due to clogged filters.

Before 60,000 miles: Before you pass the 60,000-mile mark, you should have your car’s battery checked, replace the brake fluid (and pads, if necessary), have your brake rotors smoothed down, and replace the coolant and transmission fluid.

Before 90,000 miles: Once your vehicle hits 90,000 miles, you should check the hoses (as they tend to crack and wear out over time), replace the power steering fluid, check the spark plugs and ignition, and (if applicable) change the timing belt.

Keeping track of your car’s mileage, and what services need to be performed, is a minor time investment that pays big dividends. To have your vehicle cared for by professionals, schedule an appointment with Sunrise Buick GMC at Covington Pike.

Stay On Track With Summer Service Tips For Your Vehicle

Summer service tips for your vehicle - Memphis, TN

The hot, hot days of summer are here again in Memphis, and that means a whole new set of tests for your vehicle. Whether you’ve got an old classic you’ve been driving for a long time or a new GMC or Buick recently purchased at Sunrise Buick GMC at Covington Pike, there are necessary steps you can take to ensure that your vehicle is up for whatever challenges lie ahead. These summer service tips will help get you on the right track.

Air conditioning

What could possibly be worse than getting caught in a vehicle with no A/C on a day in the three-digit range? Get ahead of this potential disaster by having your vehicle’s HVAC system inspected before the temps start rising to crazy heights. By also having your heating inspected, you can stay ahead of the winter yet to come.

Oil

Engine oil is the life blood of your vehicle — not having enough or having oil that’s too dirty can spell disaster. Check your owner’s manual for the recommended oil-change intervals and stick to the plan. This will help ensure better performance in the short term and it cuts down on the possibility of engine failure in the long run.

When you start to consider everything from batteries to coolant to windshield wipers, there’s a lot to take in when you’re thinking about summer vehicle maintenance. Stop into Sunrise Buick GMC and let us take all the worry out of it for you.

Refreshed GMC Acadia Denali Gets a New Look For 2020

Refreshed GMC Acadia Denali - Memphis, TN

Just a few years ago, the GMC Acadia entered a new generation with a new design. Now for the 2020 model year, it’s due for a mid-cycle redesign, and many of the upgrades went into the refreshed GMC Acadia Denali. The luxurious 2020 Acadia features exclusive changes to the exterior and a quiet, plush cabin with all the amenities you could want.

Reshaped full-LED headlights are standard on the Acadia Denali trim, along with touches like 20-inch wheels and power-folding mirrors. A hands-free power liftgate comes standard to make drivers’ lives simpler. With more passenger volume than previous models and an 8-inch infotainment system with navigation, drivers have plenty of room to cruise to their favorite music.

In addition, the Denali trim level also offers a standard, all-new turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that delivers 230 HP and 258 lb-ft of torque.

All models of the 2020 Acadia, including the refreshed GMC Acadia Denali, will feature a new push-button digital gear selector as well as a brand-new 9-speed automatic transmission. New storage spaces and a wireless phone charger are included. A reduction in noise and vibration in the cabin also makes it a relaxing ride.

While we await the 2020 edition, head on over to Sunrise Buick GMC Covington for a closer look at the 2019 GMC Acadia Denali.

Plan Your Summer: the Memphis in May Festival

Memphis in May

This year’s Memphis in May event features a special salute to Columbia this year, including performances, food, and more. The festival will also include a 5K and half-marathon, the renowned barbecue cookoff, and a special music festival. With more than 70,000 guests expected, this is one festival you won’t want to miss.

Beale Street Music Festival

The Beale Street Music Festival will kick off events, starting May 3 and running to May 5. Buy a three-day pass, single-day ticket, or special VIP passes to get backstage. Guests include the Dave Matthews Band, The Killers, Cardi B, and Khalid, performing on four stages. With a wide variety of genres and acts, the music festival is welcoming for all music lovers.

International Week and 5K and Half-Marathon

Many residents recognize the festival for its International Week and the 5K and half-marathon. You can learn about Columbia this year, as there will be live shows, lectures, exhibits, Columbian food, and more. The 5K and half-marathon event on May 25 also draws a crowd, and it features a post-race party for participants and spectators to enjoy.

World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

Finally, the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest will be held from May 15 to 18 — an even named as the most prestigious in the business by USA Today. There are more than $115,000 in prizes that will spread over categories like best ribs, shoulders, and sauce, as well as a whole hog and “anything but pork” contest.

While you are in the area, visit Sunrise Buick GMC at Covington Pike.

Welcome to the Sunrise Buick GMC at Covington Pike Blog

Sunrise Buick GMC at Covington Pike

Welcome to the Sunrise Buick GMC at Covington Pike blog. The Sunrise Buick GMC blog is an ideal resource for our customers as it connects you with your community and updates you on the latest industry news and events. Here, we will inform you on special deals and tips for improving driving habits.

Our blog is where we break down everything in easy-to-understand language, like new specs and features on new models. We also provide updates about the community, including local news and events. This blog ultimately allows you to stay in contact with us, when you comment on a post.

In addition to events and industry news, expect posts about vehicle maintenance, tips for driving, and more. We will provide informative posts on car-related ideas like when you should get an oil change or car cleaning tips.

Contact our sales department at 901-201-6267 to learn more about our wide selection of Buick and GMC models, or call our service department at 901-201-6262 to schedule service or order parts.

Visit us at Sunrise Buick GMC at Covington Pike in Memphis, TN, to learn more about us.