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The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: Check Out These Impressive Safety Features

Are you shopping for a new hybrid minivan? If you are, you should test drive the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid. Not only does the hybrid offer interior and exterior appeal, but it also has numerous performance and safety features that make it a superior choice when it comes to hybrid minivans. To learn about a few safety features included with the new model, read further.

The Pacifica offers a Forward Collision Warning System. This system uses sensors to detect when you are in danger of colliding with a vehicle, and it will send you audible or visual alerts if a…

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Explore the Features of a Jeep Renegade

The Jeep Renegade has long been a favorite among compact SUV owners. The 2018 models boast a number of appealing new features. You will appreciate the fog lights on the darkest roads or during inclement weather. The lights are designed to illuminate the road edges where danger might occur. Maintain occupant privacy while keeping the cab cooler with the deep-tinted glass windows. The new matte-black wrap around the roof and matching hood panel look both rugged and stylish.

Now you can have real open-air driving by choosing the My Sky® Removable Panel Sunroof. You decide whether you want to...

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Ram 1500 Capability Features: Here Are A Few to Enjoy

A light-duty truck should offer a driver superior capability and performance. If you are in the market for a light-duty truck with excellent capability, the Ram 1500 is an ideal choice. To learn more about the Ram 1500 capability features, read further.

One notable capability feature included with the truck is the Class-Executive active level four-corner air suspension system. This system allows drivers to adjust the ride height between five settings. Furthermore, this feature also comes with smart sensors that boost efficiency by automatically lowering the truck at fast speeds.

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Check Out These Jeep Grand Cherokee Interior Features!

One of the reasons the new Jeep Grand Cherokee is considered a top SUV on the market, the impressive growing list of interior features. These are just a couple features you'll appreciate in the new Cherokee.

Whether you are driving high in the mountains to your favorite ski resort or on the beaches along the coast, the outside weather never impacts your comfort inside the Jeep Grand Cherokee. In the summer, ventilated seating gives you that cool feeling all day. During the cold winter months, make use of heated steering wheel and seats to stay as warm as possible…

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The 2018 Ram 2500 is the Truck for You!

Pull almost anything behind your new 2018 Ram 2500. This heavy-duty truck can tackle just about any towing job, with a maximum diesel towing rate of 17,980 and a slightly lesser rate for gasoline. Comfort and safety round out the features of the 2018 Ram 2500.

The 5-link coil rear suspension reduces friction without affecting the towing ability. This enhanced suspension improves the turning ability for a smooth and trouble-free ride on any surface. The Snow Chief Package has a transfer case skid plate, on-/off-road tires, a limited slip axle and clearance lamps that provide excellent...

 
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Dodge Durango: When the Job Needs Done

If you have a job that needs done, the new Dodge Durango is just the right truck to do it. This three row SUV is big on space and it is big on power. The secret behind its go to attitude is a 4.6L HEMI engine. Let’s take a closer look.

The Dodge Durango is powered by a massive 4.6L HEMI engine that can produce 450 hp. It can tow up to 8,700 pounds, which is enough to get almost any job done no matter how big. This impressive powertrain is topped off by an electronic…

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What is a Transfer Case?

Your four-wheel-drive (4WD) vehicle’s transfer case, situated behind the transmission, supplies the means to change the drive of your vehicle. It may consist of a chain or gears, but its function is to switch your SUV or truck out of the two-wheel drive and into 4WD. The driveshafts on the front and rear axles slow the wheels’ speed so that they rotate at the same time. It creates greater force through traction.

If you have noticed symptoms, such as a 4WD lever that pops out of gear, the transfer case may be leaking oil. Seals tend to wear out…

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Using Manual Mode on an Automatic Vehicle

When you look at the gear stick on automatic vehicles, you may notice that one of the gears is marked with an M. When this is engaged, a driver has some control over what gear the vehicle is in. While this isn't the same type of control a driver has with a manual transmission, it can be beneficial for several reasons.

For instance, those who don't want to wear out their brakes going down a steep hill can activate the manual mode to let the engine do some of the brakings. It can also be beneficial when a…

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Do You Know What Horsepower Means?

The term horsepower was first coined in the late 18th century by a Scottish engineer by the name of James Watt. In order to better sell steam engines to his customers, he needed a way to convey the amount of power that they put out in a way that they could understand. With the horse being the mode of transportation at the time, this was the best way that he could compare it.

A unit of horsepower is basically 33,000 foot-pounds of work per minute. Watt discovered this by observing mill horses in action and determined that they could…

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