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Understanding the Performance of Car Batteries in the Cold

A typical automotive battery uses traditional lead-acid technology to carry out important reactions that power the starter motor and other electrical systems. When operating under extreme temperatures, the battery is likely to suffer a significant reduction in performance. The cold cranking amps (CCA) parameter says a lot about the capability of a battery in freezing temperatures.

A high CCA rating implies good resistance to sudden drops in ambient temperatures. In other words, the battery is able to generate sufficient output compared to normal conditions.

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Explore the Interior Features of the 2018 Fiat 500X

If you are looking for a subcompact SUV with a wide range of features, the 2018 Fiat 500X could be an ideal fit for your needs. Not only does the new model come equipped with a plethora of performance and capability features, but it also comes packed with innovative interior features. If you are interested in the new model, we welcome you to read about a few interior features that are included with the 2018 Fiat 500X.

The Fiat 500X offers an available heated steering wheel and heated front seats. In addition, when the SUV is started by using the…

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Upgrade Your SUV Style with the Dodge Journey Blacktop Package

If you're interested in the Dodge Journey, you can opt for the Blacktop Package, which imbues this popular mid-size SUV with striking style. This package is available for the SE, SXT, and GT, so no matter which version of the Journey you choose, you can give your new ride an eye-catching aesthetic.

The Blacktop Package is perfect for SUV aficionados who favor glossy black exterior features. The package includes 19-inch gloss black wheels, which are a striking addition to tires. Blacktop-equipped Journey models also come with black roof side rails.

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Get to Know the New Dodge Challenger

If you are in the market for a commuter vehicle with a bit of style the Dodge Challenger has you covered. By chance, if you happen to be looking for the fastest production car being made today, they also have your back. The Dodge Challenger lineup offers a little something for everyone while still managing to remain true to their MOPAR and drag strip history.

The overall performance of a particular Dodge Challenger is determined by the trim level of the car. The Dodge Challenger is available starting at the V6 level all the way up to the 808 horsepower…

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A Glance at the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Safety Features

If you are shopping for a hybrid minivan, the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica is a superior choice. The minivan offers impressive fuel economy, stylish appeal, and numerous safety features. To give you a better understanding of the innovative safety features that are offered with the Pacifica hybrid, we have summarized a few below.

The Pacifica hybrid comes with ParkSense Rear Park Assist. This system is designed to alert you when an object is your path. If the system senses you are going to collide with an object, the automatic emergency brakes may be activated to prevent an accident.

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Impressive Jeep Wrangler JK Interior Features

The new Wrangler by Jeep is turning the auto world on its head with an impressive list of interior features you might not expect in this type compact SUV.

The dashboard on the new Jeep Wrangler JK is not your everyday boring instrument panel. In fact, you can customize the configuration to your own personal style. We are not talking about just the speedometer; you can include the media information or navigation device, anything to make your ride easier.

The wash-out feature in the Jeep Wrangler JK makes keeping your vehicle as clean as the day you drove it off…

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Experience the Capabilities of a Ram 1500 For Yourself

The Ram 1500 is a popular light-duty pickup truck. While the actual weight of the truck is less than you'd expect, the truck isn't light on performance capabilities. Instead, Dodge added as many performance capabilities as possible. The most impressive feature of this light-duty truck is its impressive hauling and towing capabilities. The vehicle can handle impressive loads and even tackle hills and difficult terrain with ease.

Exclusive to its class is the Active Level Four Corner Air Suspension. The unique capability feature provides automatic load leveling.

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What is a temporary/compact spare tire?

To reduce the weight of their vehicles and increase fuel mileage, car manufacturers invented a new spare tire. They reasoned that spare tires are only necessary to get you to the next tire repair shop or home—whichever was closer. Therefore, there was no need for a solid and durable center. Nor was there any need for a thick tread or, for that matter, complete inflation.

The result was to put the burden on the owner/driver to keep the spare in shape. The manufacturers designed a spare that was lightweight, compact, and yet capable of getting the vehicle to…

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Why Tire Pressure Matters

Your vehicle’s tire pressure is important for proper handling. When a tire is either under or overinflated, it can not only damage the tire, but it reduces traction. You want to get the most out of the contact the wheels make with the pavement.

When you don’t have enough air in the tire, it causes too much wear on the sides. That not only does irreparable damage to the rubber, but it creates a situation where your tire overheats. It has to work very hard to keep your car moving. On the flip side, when you put too…

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Do You Know the Difference Between Powertrain and Bumper-to-bumper Warranties?

When you buy a car, you expect it to be in good working order and stay that way. A warranty covers the parts and labor costs for repairs to the vehicle. With a powertrain warranty, the moving parts are covered. This includes the engine, transmission and exhaust systems.

A bumper-to-bumper warranty covers everything inside and outside of the car. In addition to the major components, it also covers the heating, air conditioning, infotainment system and interior lights. A bumper-to-bumper warranty also provides coverage for your brakes, wheels, axles, side and rear view mirrors...

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