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2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Leaves its Mark on Safety

The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid rolls into 2018 boasting the perfect combination of commanding performance, expert styling, and advanced safety features. The available 360° Surround View Camera ensures ideal vision with its birds-eye-view of all of the vehicle's surroundings, made possible through the use of four cameras providing a complete picture. Parking is a breeze with the Standard ParkSense Rear Park Assist with Stop safety feature, employing the use of sensors to help guide drivers through the use of both visual and audible alerts.

 

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A Look at the Dodge Journey Safety Features

The Dodge Journey comes complete with an array of solid safety features. The Journey safety features help you to see the world around you like never before, with the help of technology features like the Parkview rear backup camera. This feature ensures optimal safety when the vehicle is being moved in reverse.

The new Dodge Journey has an airbag system that covers passengers in the front and rear of the vehicle. The system covers passengers on all sides. In addition, the Dodge SUV features active front seat head restraints. 

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Does the Chrysler Pacifica Indicate When You Have a Tire With Low Air Pressure?

For many years, drivers traveled on a best-guess air pressure method. Tires were sometimes over-inflated and sometimes under-inflated. The incidence of traffic accidents resulting from over- or under-inflated tires became excessive, and the government stepped in with new regulations. Every vehicle manufactured after 2004 comes equipped with tire pressure indicators. The resultant drop in traffic accidents due to tire pressure issues is phenomenal.

Chrysler uses a pressure monitor for each tire. The Pacifica uses a Schrader tire monitor that is attached to the tire’s air valve. 

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Off Road Fun - Jeep Compass

Shopping around for a new compact SUV but need it to come with off-road capabilities, then the Jeep Compass is the SUV you have been looking for. The Jeep Compass may be compact, but it delivers great features for those who like to venture off the beaten path. Listed below are two features that make this compact SUV one of the most popular in its class:

  • Tow Hooks - The new Compass comes with available tow hooks that not only look good but provide an invaluable service. The tow hooks are conveniently located on the front bumper and function to help…
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Unique Performance Features of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

The stunning 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is considered to be a popular SUV because of improved performance features. Not to rest on past successes, the Grand Cherokee is once again making things better for drivers.

Handling is important to Jeep owners because they never know if they will be cruising the beach one minute, then out on muddy trials the next. 

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Hardware and Tech Maximize Towing Capabilities in the Ram 2500

Among the many reasons that the Ram 2500 remains a popular choice for those who want a tough work vehicle is its ability to haul both people and cargo. It boosts its capability for towing a trailer with some advanced features.

The first consists of towing hardware such as a trailer harness connector for securing your trailer’s electrical system to that of the truck and heavy-duty hooks that are mounted directly on the frame. 

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Comparing Front-Wheel Drive to Rear-Wheel Drive

Savvy Gouverneur, NY drivers like you want to learn everything they can about their cars. Today, we are happy to educate you on the differences between front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive transmissions.

The front-wheel drive transmission transfers its engine's horsepower to the car's front wheels. Its setup places most of the car's weight in the front end, and that fact produces more traction than rear-wheel drive in wet conditions. 

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How Will Extreme Temperatures Affect the Car Battery?

As long as the outdoor temperatures stay in the moderate range, you should not have any issues with your car battery. It is when the temperatures get extremely hot or cold that trouble could occur.

If the temperatures drop too low, the liquid that makes up the battery may begin to freeze. If this happens, the casing could swell and not only can it damage the battery, it will delay the chemical reaction needed to crank over the engine. If you see swelling of the battery, have it checked out. 

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What is Synthetic Oil?

Coming in to Team Blevins in Gouverneur, NY for an oil change is something that we anticipate you should be doing every six months or so. This number may be different depending on how much you have driven your vehicle lately. Regardless, when you do stop in for an oil change, there are some different products that you can choose from when it comes to the type of oil we will be using as well as the filter.

Traditionally, there are two different types of oil that we can use. The first is conventional oil and it is naturally sourced…

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What is the Purpose of Brake Fluid?

Your brake system is one of the most critical systems on your entire vehicle. Some drivers understand how they work, but unless they have had to do a repair on them, many others do not. Your brakes are basically operated as a hydraulic system. That means that your brake fluid is a crucial component that is necessary to bring your vehicle to a stop. But what is brake fluid, anyway?

Your brake fluid is a hydraulic fluid that resides in the fluid reservoir under the hood of your vehicle. You may have at one point noticed rubber hoses running to…

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