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A few years ago, my parents built a farmhouse in the country. Their new home was located on a dirt road. Regardless of the season, this road was usually hard to drive on. During periods of heavy rain at my parents’ home, the roads became extremely muddy. During times of draught at this location, the road got large potholes in it. Because of the treacherous driving conditions at their new place, my parents decided to purchase a new vehicle. They traded their midsize sedan for a large truck. On this blog, you will discover the best types of vehicles to drive on dirt roads. Enjoy!


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When you are looking for a used car, one of the characteristics you'll likely be focused on is how safe the car is. If you are in the market for a used vehicle, there are several safety features to learn more about.

Forward Collision Protection

Many used cars come with a forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking feature. The forward collision feature detects that there is an anomaly in front of the vehicle and will assist a driver who is not paying attention so they can take the appropriate actions.

More Airbags

Most cars come with six airbags. Two airbags can be found in the front and the rest of the airbags are curtain airbags. This allows you and the occupants of your car to avoid any major injuries. 

Tire Monitoring and Control

Tire pressure monitoring systems can help you make sure that you are keeping track of how much air pressure you have in your tires so you won't risk having your tires fail.

The electronic stability control and tracking system can also play a large role in the safety of your vehicle by determining if there is a loss of grip with your tire and sending power to other wheels so that your car does not lose control.

Anti-Lock Brakes

When driving under icy weather conditions, it is easy to become startled and press down on the brakes. However, this is a mistake that can cause your car to start skidding. But with anti-lock brakes with brake assist, the wheels will not lock in while you are braking. This allows you to steer your vehicle out of danger much more easily. 

Hill Assist

For many drivers who often need to park on a hill, one challenge they might face is when they start their cars and begin to accelerate. In the brief period of time before you press the gas after you release the brakes, your car might begin to roll backward. To solve this problem, the hill assist system allows your car to remain in place for a few seconds before you put your foot on the gas.

While many manufacturers have added extra safety features to their vehicles, there are occasionally additional features that are added to newer models. And if you're not sure if you would like one particular style, there are several other types of used cars that are for sale.

To learn more, contact a dealer that provides options like used Hyundai cars.