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Keep Your Growing Family Safe and Comfortable in the 2018 Journey

Very few vehicles will keep your family as safe and comfortable as the 2018 Dodge Journey. The engineers at Dodge have packed this mid-size SUV with a variety of features that can’t be found anywhere else. Here is a closer look a just a few of the reasons why so many drivers are now flocking to the new Dodge Journey.

Keeping your children safe while out on the road should be your priority, and the 2018 Dodge Journey has you covered in that regard. 

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The Ram 1500: A Glimpse at Its Interior Features

Are you interested in the 2018 Ram 1500? If so, you will be please to know the light-duty truck comes with a wide range of features that make it one of the top choices among trucks in its class. To learn more about the interior features that come with the 2018 Ram 1500, read further.

If you want a light-duty pickup truck that is rugged but offers a luxurious interior, the new Ram 1500 is sure to please. 

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How to Choose Your Jeep Cherokee Four-Wheel Drive System

The Jeep Cherokee offers three ways to enjoy the benefits of four-wheel drive. If you aren't sure which one you need, here's a quick recap of system capabilities.

Active Drive I utilizes a standard brake lock differential, and it reserves its rear axle disconnect for traction. Jeep includes Selec-Terrain® to allow owners to direct the Jeep to handle snow, sand/mud, or sport driving challenges in Rice Lake, WI. 

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The New Challenger with All-Wheel Drive

Is an all-wheel drive muscle car unheard of? Dodge breaks the standard with a new AWD Dodge Challenger GT that comes standard with a 3.6-liter V6 engine. At its base, the Challenger GT puts out 305 horsepower and has 6-speed manual transmission. However, you can opt for 8-speed automatic transmission as well.

The new Challenger GT V6 AWD will be the only one of its kind for a while. Dodge still has rear-wheel drive on other trims like the Hellcat and Challenger R/T.

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Explore Superior Craftmanship with the 2018 Jeep Compass

After undergoing a major design change last year, the 2018 Jeep Compass made it known why it was one of America's most popular compact performance SUV's.

With four available trims, there is a Jeep Compass to fit any need and personal preference. Standard on every trim is the patented UConnect infotainment system, offering an intuitive touchscreen equipped with the latest Bluetooth technology and media hub. 

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Avoid Hydroplaning in Wet Road Conditions

Hydroplaning is what happens when water is between the road and your tires, leading to a loss of traction for the tires. This lack of traction can cause you to not be able to brake or steer the vehicle.

If you notice a lot of water on the road, gradually slow down before reaching it. When there is a big rainstorm, drive under the speed limit and avoid sudden braking. 

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Your Vehicle: Towing Safety Guide

One thing is for certain: when your vehicle is towing something, you want to make sure you keep everything on the road and moving safely. Here are some tips for you to consider.

First of all, here are some things you should consider, such as the towing capacity of your vehicle per your manual, a safety inspection, and the maximum loaded weight to be towed. You should place the heaviest items first and should have good working towing mirrors. 

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Two Types of Spare Tires- What Type Do You Have?

It doesn’t matter where you drive; unfortunately, there are going to be times when you can get a flat tire. Do you have a full-size spare tire or a temporary spare tire?

A full-size spare tire is going to be the same size as your regular tire whereas a temporary spare tire is much smaller. 

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Learn Why You Vehicle Has a Timing Belt

Every car owner should know what the timing belt does. This is the belt, or in some cases a chain, that is the backbone of your engine’s timing. The timing belt ensures that the camshaft and crankshaft rotate in sync. This movement helps the pistons and cylinders to produce power in the motor. If the belt cracks or falls out of place there could be extensive damage to the internal parts of the engine.

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FWD or AWD: A Balanced Comparison

With new cars rolling off the production line with more features than ever before, you may be wondering which ones you really need. One feature that's becoming more popular these days is including all-wheel or four-wheel drive. Typically known for those who live in places with difficult to drive in weather, you may be wondering if this is necessary.

 

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