Why You Should Book a Maintenance Appointment?

Making sure your vehicle receives routine maintenance is an important part of owning one. This is because any type of vehicle can undergo wear after being driven. Many vehicles also experience unforeseen issues over time, such as damaged parts or performance problems that arise after accidents. When you take your vehicle in for maintenance regularly, you can ensure that it's in the best shape possible and that it runs efficiently and correctly, which can keep you safe and protect other drivers and passengers on the road.

To ensure you take your vehicle in for the maintenance it needs, try keeping a service schedule. For example, you might establish a specific month or particular time of year when you schedule maintenance appointments for your vehicle so you can attend to all the regular upkeep it requires. This can include services like oil changes, tire rotations, and battery checks. You can also schedule regular maintenance appointments to ensure your engine remains in working condition, as engines can experience problems like wear from old oil, blockages in the engine radiators, and damage to oxygen sensors.

What Does a Maintenance Schedule Involve?

The exact maintenance schedule you use can vary depending on many factors, such as the type of vehicle you own and its trim level. This is because some vehicles require maintenance more regularly, like every month or three months, while others may only need service once or twice per year. For example, a driver who owns a new car might need fewer service appointments than a driver who owns a used SUV, which might have a higher number of older parts. 

There are also certain tasks that you should complete at the same intervals whether a car is new or used, such as changing the oil. For most vehicles, experts recommend replacing the engine oil every three months or 3,000 miles. This can reduce buildup and deposits that may affect engine performance. Huffines Kia McKinney offers full-service oil changes and the option to use full synthetic motor oil to enhance your vehicle's performance.

It's also important to regularly check your tire pressure, your headlights, and your taillights monthly to ensure they're in working condition. For parts like the windshield wipers and the battery of the vehicle, it's typically best to check or service them every six months or 6,000 miles.

Another key part of your vehicle that may benefit from a service schedule is the brakes. Most brake systems need to be checked once a year or every 12,000 miles to ensure they're working and responding correctly. When you schedule a yearly service for your breaks, you can also request maintenance on other parts that benefit from annual services, like the coolant, transmission, and steering and suspension system.

Services at Huffines Kia McKinney

At Huffines Kia McKinney, our dealership offers a wide variety of services to keep your vehicle in excellent condition. One of the most popular services is our Express Auto Service, which promises an oil and filter change, battery test, tire rotation, multipoint inspection, car wash, and vacuum in an hour or less. Our facility also completes routine services, such as brake replacements, battery checks and replacements, and tests to determine how old a battery is. To make sure you get the best deal, we offer a variety of service specials that can help you save money on maintenance.

Aside from exceptional service from our expert technicians, you can also have an outstanding customer experience at our service center. With designated areas for late-night and early morning appointments, you can drop your vehicle off at any time that's most convenient for you. Huffines Kia McKinney also offers a free shuttle that can help you get where you need to go while our team works on your car. If you prefer to stay onsite during your service appointment, we offer free Wi-Fi so you can work or browse the web at your convenience.

If it's time to check your tires, our team can complete inspections of each tire to check their air pressure and ensure they maintain the right level of traction. We also have extensive Kia tire options in case you want to replace your tires due to wear or a desire to upgrade.

Service Staff at Huffines Kia McKinney

Huffines Kia McKinney has an outstanding staff of experts who can help you schedule the right service for your vehicle. With separate teams for service and parts, our staff has the resources and time to give their full attention to the questions you bring them, whether you're coming in for an oil change or shopping for a new car part. Here are the staff members you can reach out to at Huffines Kia McKinney:

Service Team

  • Jordan Settle (Service Manager).

  • Richard Romero (Service Advisor).

  • Jorge Arteaga (Service Advisor).

Parts Team

  • Roy Allen (Parts Manager).

  • Chris Ramos (Assistant Parts Manager).

  • Charles Fletcher (Parts Expert).

  • Brydan Reid (Parts Expert, Wholesale Accounts).

If it's time to take your vehicle in for maintenance, come visit us at Huffines Kia McKinney. You can find our dealership at 1201 N. Central Expressway, McKinney, Texas 75070. The service center is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays, and it's closed on Sundays. For more information about our services or to ask a specific question about making a maintenance appointment, contact us and let us know how we can help.



Huffines Kia McKinney

1201 North Central Expressway
Directions McKinney, TX 75070

  • New Sales: 469-525-4400
  1. Huffines Kia McKinney

    1201 North Central Expressway
    McKinney, TX 75070

    • New Sales: 469-525-4400
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