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Safety First: Hyundai Accent

Do you want to upgrade your current car to a new one and you are interested in finding one that not only fits your budget, but also comes with excellent safety features? The new Hyundai Accent is the compact car you are looking for! The 2018 Accent comes with two great safety features listed below, making it one of the most popular in its class:

  • Rearview Camera - The Hyundai Accent comes with a standard rearview camera to make backing up safer and easier. 
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Phillips Teams with Chevy FFA to Award Scholarship

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(left to right: Phillips Auto Group Sales Manager Eric Sieloff, Scholarship Recipient Karah Anker, and Phillips Operations Manager Adam Wilson)

Phillips Auto Group is proud to have teamed with Chevrolet and the National Future Farmers of America to award a $1,000 scholarship to Karah Anker of Manteno, Illinois. Karah was one of 1,800 finalists to be awarded a scholarship, from over 8,800 applicants, based on her leadership, academic record, FFA and other school/community activities, and future goals. This fall, Karah will join Joliet Junior College’s acclaimed Agriculture program

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Phillips Auto Group Celebrates First Anniversary

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It’s hard to believe a whole year has already passed since Phillips Auto Group first opened in Bradley! Earlier today, our team celebrated this milestone with cake and an inspiring speech by General Manager Mike Maheras. We appreciate the warm welcome we’ve received from the Bradley-Bourbonnais community as we serve their Chevrolet, Hyundai, and RV needs. Later this year, our Lansing location will celebrate their 5th anniversary and our Frankfort store will celebrate 50 years in business. Phillips Auto Group in Frankfort, Lansing, and Bradley has Illinois’ Largest Chevy Inventory

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Benefit Car Show at Phillips of Bradley Coming Soon

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(pictured above from left to right: Adam Wilson, Operations Manager for Phillips of Bradley and Jim Baron, car show organizer at last year’s show)

The big day is less than two weeks away, so it’s time to start shining up your pride and joy!Get ready to show off at the 9th Annual Benefit Car Show at Phillips Auto Group of Bradley to benefit Caleb’s Prayer Foundation! The event begins at 9:00am Sunday, May 20th with registration running until 11:00am, and trophies will be awarded at 3:00pm. The top three cars in each…

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Hyundai Elantra Named Best Fleet Value

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Every year, consumer data analysis organization Vincentric presents their Best Fleet Value in America awards, and we are pleased to report that the Hyundai Elantra has won in the compact segment for the third year in a row! The Hyundai Ionic Blue also won in the Hybrid segment for the second year in a row. These awards recognize the vehicles with the lowest total cost of ownership based on factors like depreciation, fees & taxes, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, and repairs. “Our Best Fleet Value in America awards highlight vehicles that provide retained value throughout their

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An Exhaust Leak is Easily Identifiable

As a vehicle owner, you know your vehicle better than anyone else; therefore, you’re the first person to know if anything seems different. Although it is imperative to have repairs completed by a qualified technician, as a vehicle owner, there are indicators for you to identify an exhaust leak.

Often times, you will notice a "hissing" sound coming from the engine as a first indication. Because your exhaust system was designed to confine gases and fumes, it becomes a safety hazard when there is a leak. 

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Hyundai Kona Earns Interior Award

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The Hyundai Kona, the newest crossover utility vehicle in Hyundai’s lineup, has only been available for a few months and it has already won multiple awards! This week Wards Auto announced the winners of their annual 10 Best Interiors Awrds and we are pleased to report that the Kona made the list. Wards’ judges evaluated 40 eligible vehicles for features including ergonomics, driver information, fit-and-finish, materials, value, safety, comfort and design harmony. “The Kona smashes the notion that a small-vehicle interior will be bland or have low-quality materials,”

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How Can You Avoid Hydroplaning?

Hydroplaning usually occurs during bad weather when there is an overabundance of water on the road. When the level of water exceeds the ability of tires to scatter the fluid, hydroplaning occurs, and the driver loses control of the vehicle.

You can avoid hydroplaning with a few simple maintenance tasks and alerts. Worn tires have less ability to scatter water. The tread designed to move water from beneath a tire is not as deep, making water channeling a challenge. Replace worn tires before the rainy season. 

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Hyundai Kona Earns Design Award



The Hyundai Kona, the newest crossover utility vehicle in Hyundai’s lineup, has only been available for a few months and it is already winning awards! The Kona was recently awarded a Red Dot Design Award, one of the most renowned international design and innovation prizes, which recognizes functionality, durability, level of innovation, and overall quality. This is the tenth Red Dot Award presented to Hyundai and the fifth consecutive year that vehicles in the Hyundai lineup have been recognized for this prestigious award. Phillips Auto Group in Frankfort, Lansing, and Bradley




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Hyundai Tucson Offers Excellent Safety and Performance Features

The general conception about SUVs is that they are sporty and bulky, but the new Hyundai Tuscon defies expectations. The Tuscon is a sporty and bold SUV that doesn’t only have a sleek design, but also very modern and technically-advanced interiors. The good thing about Hyundai Tuscon is that it is economically priced and ensures the owners get complete value for their money. Visit Phillips Auto Group of Bradley to know about the various features that Tuscon has that can be the deal breaker for you.

 

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