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Choosing Between Summer and All-Weather Tires in Saltillo

Regardless of your driving habits and needs, having the right tires on your vehicle is important for performance and safety. Selecting between the durability of an all-weather tire and functionality of a summer tire can be a difficult choice.

Summer tires are often referred to as performance tires because of their improved grip in warmer and wet conditions. The tread pattern is designed to maximize the amount of rubber that touches the ground while still shedding water in wet conditions. They are made of stiffer rubber that leads to improved braking and cornering in warm conditions.

 

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Car Covers Can Help You Protect Your Investment

Whether you go with pre-owned or new, buying a vehicle involves a lot more money than a typical transaction. That's why it makes sense to think of your car as an investment, one that you should look after carefully.

Car covers can shield your exterior paint from the sun, which can be quite strong in the summertime. That sun can also fade and damage your interior materials. Depending on where you're parked, you may....

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Helpful Tips for Reducing Distracted Driving

The number of fatalities on the highway is on the rise, and distracted driving certainly is part of the mix. Here are a few ways that you can reduce being distracted while driving.

Take the time to take care of all your personal grooming before getting in the car. Get up five minutes earlier so you can finish applying lipstick, eyeliners, or hair products, this way you are not inclined to be doing so with the rear-view mirror as you are driving down the road to work.

Adjust your mirrors and set the GPS while stick parked in front of…
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Mitsubishi Mirage G4: Subcompact Car That Exceeds Expectations

Having a subcompact body, the Mitsubishi Mirage G4 offers comfortable amenities at an affordable price. The lineup for this inexpensive car includes the ES and SE trims. Mystic Black, Infrared Metallic and Sapphire Blue are some of the vehicle's exterior color options.

You have to use the electronic FAST-KEY system to open the driver's door and turn on the ignition system with the push of a button. After you take a seat on the six-way driver's seat, there's no need to worry about manual manipulation of the temperature settings. An automatic climate control system is....

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Mitsubishi Outlander Technology Features for 2018

There's a lot to love about the new Mitsubishi Outlander. In 2018, the carmaker has made some major upgrades to the interiors and design, making it more stylish but also incorporating new technology for driver safety, smartphone integration, and much more. There are premium features that you can also upgrade to include in your vehicle, including smartphone link for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The latest Outlander has a base technology that includes 7-inch touchscreen, dual-zone automatic climate controls, and Bluetooth.

 

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What Makes the Mitsubishi Outlander a Comfortable SUV?

The Mitsubishi Outlander is a popular SUV that has several comfort features. Its leather seats add a luxurious feel to the driving experience. Two key comfort features of the Mitsubishi are 60/40 split seats and spacious cargo.

The SUV's three-row seats allow up to seven passengers and are 60/40 split. Because they are 60/40 split, you can lay down the second row for more cargo space when needed. 

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Signs Your Exhaust Might be Leaking

Your vehicle’s exhaust system begins at the intake manifold where the gases leave the engine’s cylinders and begin their journey through the exhaust system before reaching the tail pipe. This system is an important component to the proper running and overall performance of your car.

The fumes that leave the engine are a powerful combination of air and fuel. They’re not designed to be inhaled until they’ve been processed through the catalytic converter, and only in open and well-ventilated spaces at that point. 

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Why You Should Test Your Car's Battery Twice Per Year

It's a good idea to test your car's battery when winter and summer come to an end. Both hot and cold temperatures place stress on your battery. Failing to check the battery can result in it dying on you. And you don't want the battery dying while you're on the way to work or somewhere else important. You can test your car's battery at home or let us test it for you at Barnes Crossing Mitsubishi in Saltillo, MS.

You can use a voltmeter to check if your battery is fully charged. Wear rubber gloves…

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Alignment is an Essential Component to Your Safety

Although the subtle signs of a car's alignment going bad may be easy to write off as the vehicle just getting old, these things should never be ignored. The most important aspect of operating a car safely is ensuring that its steering system is kept in top working order at all times. Any time a car's steering is compromised, the chances of that vehicle being involved in a serious accident skyrocket.

That's why it's so important to make sure that your car is checked out and its alignment set right any time you notice signs that…

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