Car Batteries VS New Hampshire

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If your battery is 3 years or older, it is a good idea to get it tested. Getting your battery tested regularly at your local dealer, can prevent a “no-start” situation and can save you a ton of frustration. If you are experiencing a battery issues because of the recent cold weather in New Hampshire, we can help! Visit any of our dealerships and our Certified Technicians are here for you!    

2014 Hyundai Tucson

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Hyundai has added some new features to the 2014 Hyundai Tucson. Previously on the Tucson you had a choice between cargo rails on the roof or a panoramic sunroof. Now, the 2014 model allows you to have both features. The Tucson allows key less entry so you don’t have to fumble around looking for your keys,  and a push to start button. During cold New England winters the Tucson’s key less entry will come in handy. The 2014 Hyundai Tucson features a GDi engine which stands for Gas Direct Injection. This system helps you to have better fuel economy and get more power. You also have the active eco feature which gives you up to 7% better fuel economy on your daily commute. Hyundai also made sure to add great tech features in the interior of the Tucson. There is a touch screen, heated seats, a navigation system, a back up camera, blue tooth, controls on your steering wheel. Hyundai also gives you 3 years of Blue Link which was not featured in the 2013 model. Blue Link is used for road side assistance, SOS emergency and vehicle diagnostics. Grappone Hyundai is located in Concord, NH and only 20 minutes from Manchester, NH. Grappone Hyundai has a vehicle to offer all New England car shoppers.

September New Owner’s Clinic

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This week we will be hosting 4 New Owner Clinics. Ford/Mazda: September 18 at 5:30 p.m. Hyundai: September 18 at 5:30 p.m. Toyota/Scion: September 19 at 5:30 p.m. Honda: September 19 at 5:30 p.m. What is a New Owner’s Clinic? This is a chance for you to become familiar with the service department at Grappone and ask any questions you may have on your new vehicle. We want everyone to feel comfortable walking into Grappone for service and know who they will be dealing with and how we operate. We serve dinner at 5:30 and the clinic begins at 6. You will get a tour of the shop, meet service advisors and certified technicians. We will answer any questions you have about our facility or your new car. If you can’t make it to the clinic you can always call us with questions: (800) 528-8993 or visit our site You must RSVP to this event by calling Vickie at 603-226-8376 by 5 p.m. on 9/17.

Zombie Apocalypse

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The question of the week has been: What car would you want to have during the Zombie Apocalypse and why? Each person has different priorities when they think about surviving zombies, which means different cars will help them survive. Whether zombies will ever come about is another story, but we had fun thinking about the best car to survive with. Here are some answers from Grappone team members: – Toyota Tundra Diesel: it’s a big truck and the diesel fuel will last longer. – Hyundai Tuscon: it is used in the Walking Dead and has worked for them. – Ford Raptor: great for off roading which will allow you to escape zombies in any terrain. – Ford F150 Ecoboost: get’s more gas mileage than the Raptor would but still packs a punch. – Toyota Camry Hybrid with Run Flat Tires: great fuel economy and the tires will help you run over debris. – 1975 Toyota Celica: aerodynamic, minimal electronics, easy to fix, wedge body style is good for shin breaking. – 2014 Ford Focus Electric: nice and quiet so zombies won’t be able to find you. – Ford F350: huge truck you can squish zombies with. – Ford Escape: Fuel efficient, lots of room for cargo, AWD will allow you to run over zombies. – Toyota 4Runner: great for off roading, a lot of room inside. – Honda Pilot Touring: AWD, sunroof will allow you to shoot on the move, …


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The Hyundai Veloster was made to stand out from the crowd! This sport compact car has 3 doors and a panoramic sunroof. You can choose between the Veloster Base, Re:Mix, or Turbo. The Re:Mix is not an easy car to track down, but we have them at Grappone Hyundai! What makes the Re:Mix different? -It has an 8-Speaker audio system -Comes in a color, Sprint Gray, which is not offered on any other Veloster model -A different look to the body; a more aggressive front grill, lower side skirts and a distinctive rear diffuser -18-inch dark alloy wheels which compliment the unique sporty look the Re:Mix is rocking The Veloster Turbo is the Veloster reinvented! Here are some of the features: -Twin-scroll Turbo -A larger more aggressive grill -18- inch alloy wheels -Chrome-tipped dual exhaust -Available in a matte gray paint -The interior has leather heated seats  and alloy pedals


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The Hyundai Sonata has something for everyone. With New England winters getting colder heated seats are becoming a must have and you get that with a Sonata! The panoramic roof allows natural light in, I mean who doesn’t love a moon roof especially two of them! Whether you get the hybrid version or not you will still get great gas mileage. The Sonata has a pretty great color scheme, the Limited featured below has a black exterior look but the interior is a maroon leather complimented with a black dashboard. Come see the amazing Sonata at Grappone Hyundai.


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The Equus is Hyundai’s flagship vehicle. It is the most expensive and largest sedan that Hyundai makes and sells. The list of luxury and safety items is longer than you could imagine, but here are a few highlights of this luxury vehicle: The Equus is home to a V8 engine, 429 horsepower, and an 8 speed automatic transmission. The luxury feeling of this car extends beyond the driver’s cabin and reaches the back seats. With only 4 seats in this sedan instead of the typical 5, the back seats are much more spacious. The center console in the rear gives you the options to adjust the radio, recline your seat, put on the heated seats and use the chair massager. The driver’s seat can be adjusted 12-ways with power controls and the steering wheel is heated to help with the New England winter driving. With the Equus you don’t have to worry about fighting over who gets shotgun anymore.