Oil Changes and Spring Maintenance

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The changing of the seasons is an excellent time to take stock of the health of your vehicle. Winter in the Silver Spring area can take its toll on your vehicle, with road salt, snow, and ice. Even if you haven’t been driving as often, regular car maintenance, including oil changes, is essential.

Here at Herb Gordon Subaru, our mechanics encourage you to schedule an oil change as part of your spring car service regimen. 

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How Long Can You Finance a Car?

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When it comes to Subaru finance, the length of your car loan is known as the term. While some drivers can afford to pay for a new car in cash, the majority need to take out a financing plan.

In the past few years, loan terms have gotten longer and longer, because people are taking out larger loans that they need more time to pay back.

Here at our Subaru finance center, our professionals help Silver Spring drivers take out car loans that can last up to seven years.  

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Different Types of Subaru Brake Repair

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As the parts of your Subaru car that bring it to a complete stop, brakes are essential for both safety and performance. Brake issues are not something to be taken lightly, and here at Herb Gordon Subaru, our mechanics specialize in Subaru brake repair.

Your car’s brakes consists of more than just the pedal, and thus, there are a few different types of brake repair that can be performed. Here is an overview.  

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Is Buying Used a Good Investment?

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Buying a used car instead of a new one is one of the best financial decisions you can make. And with Subaru being one of the most dependable automakers out there, with 97 percent of Subaru Outback vehicles sold in the last 10 years still being on the road today, buying a used Subaru is practically a no-brainer.

A new car is a depreciable asset, which makes buying a used Subaru a good financial decision.  

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How to Create a Budget for a New Car

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There’s nothing more exciting than driving off the lot of Herb Gordon Subaru in a new Subaru car. But before you do so, there is some planning that must be done.

Here in our Subaru finance center, we know that talking about automobile financing is not as exciting as talking about Symmetrical All-Wheel-Drive or Subaru STARLINK®, but it is necessary for anyone buying a car. Here are some tips on creating a budget for your new Subaru car.  

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Overview of Subaru Express Service

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Minor maintenance services should not take long to complete, and we guarantee that with our Subaru Express Service center here at Herb Gordon Subaru. Whether you need an oil change, tire rotation, or other minor maintenance done on your car, you can stop in at our dealership without needing to make an appointment.  

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2021 Subaru Impreza vs 2021 Honda Civic Hatchback

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If you’re in the market for a compact hatchback that is as comfortable in the city as it is traversing off the beaten path, you’re likely to come across the 2021 Subaru Impreza. Subaru is known for manufacturing tough, durable, and adventure-ready vehicles, and the 2021 Subaru Impreza embodies all of these traits.

Buyers are also likely to research competitors such as the Honda Civic, which also comes in a hatchback body style. Here is a side-by-side comparison.  

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What Are the Different Kinds of Oil?

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If you have ever gotten an oil change for your car, the mechanic has likely asked you what kind of oil you want to be put in. While some drivers may automatically default to the regular motor oil, there are a few other types that you may not be aware of.

Each type of motor oil has its unique advantages, and here at Herb Gordon Subaru, our mechanics specialize in all types of Subaru maintenance, oil change included. Here is what you need to know about the different types of motor oil.

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What Kind of Tires Should I Get for My Car?

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Subaru tires are engineered to last, but like any other car part, they wear down over time and eventually need to be changed out. When it comes time to upgrade or replace the tires on your Subaru car, you will find that there are a variety of different types of tires available in our Subaru tire center.

Our friendly mechanics are happy to recommend a set of Subaru tires that fits your needs and driving style, so here is a handy guide to the different tire types.

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How Often Do I Need an Oil Change?

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Oil changes are one of the most common types of car service here in our Subaru service center, and as such, we receive a lot of questions surrounding them. The vast majority of Maryland drivers know that they need to get Subaru oil changes regularly, but what exactly does regularly mean?

Our team of certified Subaru service experts is happy to share their expertise on oil change frequency.

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