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Mitsubishi Outlander: Crossover SUV With Great Connectivity

A premium crossover SUV is supposed to have the latest digital technology for a modern family. Having a mid-size design, the Mitsubishi Outlander boasts plenty of high-tech features that appeal to adults in the front row and kids in the rear seats.

If you own a smartphone or a tablet, you'll easily navigate the 7.0-inch touch screen in the Mitsubishi Outlander. The signature Smartphone Link Display has a smooth interface with simple menus and graphics. Do you need to import applications from an iPhone? Just turn on the Apple CarPlay feature. Similarly, the multimedia system in this...

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Infotainment Advantages of the Mitsubishi Mirage G4

A small car can be big on space as proven by the Mitsubishi Mirage G4. This sedan seats up to five adults and allows up to 12.3 cubic feet of their gear in the trunk. Choose from two types of transmission to ease the drive. The 5-speed manual grants you more control and the Continuously Variable Transmission eases shifting chores. Count on the luxury of automatic climate control that maintains whatever temperature you set.

To ease convenience, the Mitsubishi Mirage G4 offers the Smartphone Link Display Audio system for controlling entertainment features like the radio. 

 

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Avoiding a Tire Blowout on Your Vehicle


Pay closer attention to the health of your car tires to lessen the chances of a potential blowout.

The tread on the tires will begin to give a clear indication if something is about to go wrong. What you will be looking out for are signs of cracks or bulges anywhere on the tire treads. If the tread itself is coming free from the rest of the tire, this is a serious concern and could be a defective tire. All of these have the potential to cause a tire blowout.

Each the car tire slams into a pothole or the…
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Meet the Comfortable 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander


The Mitsubishi Outlander has long been a very popular SUV. The 2018 model continues that tradition. This is a spacious, comfortable and powerful vehicle, perfect for driving with your family or hauling cargo.

The 2018 Outlander has been designed with care. This vehicle combines pragmatism with sleekness and style. Details matter to the team at Mitsubishi. Leather seats with contrast stitching and features like leather-wrapped steering wheels are among the available options.

There's ample space in the Mitsubishi Outlander, too. The second- and third-row seats are big...
 
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What You Should Always Keep in Your Car

It is important that you are prepared in the event that your car has tire or mechanical issues. Flares and reflectors can make it easier for people to see you, which could increase the odds of getting help. A blanket and sleeping bag can be helpful if you are stranded in a rural area or on a cold night.

Batteries to power a radio or similar device can be helpful if you are alone for long periods of time. Fluids engine oil or antifreeze can keep the vehicle going until help arrives. Water and energy bars can help to keep…

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Check the Power of the Car Battery with a Voltmeter


To properly and safely check the power in your car battery, be sure to be wearing work gloves and protective eye-wear first.
  • The car lights and the engine will need to be off, then you can open the hood to begin testing.
  • Take the red voltmeter cable, place it on the plus, or positive, side of the car battery.
  • Take the black voltmeter cable, place on the minus, or negative, side of the car battery.
  • The reading on the voltmeter will be at 12.4 or better if the battery has plenty of cranking power left.
  • If the reading on…
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Avoid Engine Failure: Change Your Timing Belt Before It's Too Late

Have you ever heard of a timing belt? If you've owned a car for several years, then you've probably heard that it is an important element of your car that needs to be replaced periodically. But do you know what a timing belt is?

Timing belts is a circular piece of equipment that causes the camshaft and crankshaft to open and close the valves and pistons on an engine at the right intervals. If the timing belt is not functioning properly, or has even worn thin and snapped, your engine could suffer extensive damage. This is why you…

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Replacing Your Windshield Wiper Blades


Windshield wiper blades that are in excellent shape are a must for all vehicles. If you're worried about your windshield wiper blades for any reason, then you most likely need to invest in a replacement.

That's due to the simple fact that problematic windshield wipers can greatly hurt your visibility on the road. Not being able to properly see your surroundings while you drive is never a good thing. It can jeopardize your safety in a big way. If your windshield wiper blades need prompt replacement, you may notice rubber issues, odd chirping noises, windshield sludge and frames…
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Correct Tire Pressure Makes a Difference

Tires are created to function at the best level possible when properly inflated. Different brands and types of tires have varied inflation requirements. Under-inflation causes excessive wear on the outer edges of tires. Overinflation stresses the middle region of the tires. Both scenarios cause uneven wear that may result in damage or a possible blowout while traveling down the road. Vehicle safety is also decreased as improperly inflated tires do not make adequate traction on the road.

The tire's sidewalls clearly display the recommended inflation level in pounds per square inch...

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Car Guide: Powertrain Warranty vs. Bumper to Bumper Warranty


Every car should come with a warranty. How do you know the difference between powertrain and bumper-to-bumper? In this scenario, you are looking at the amount of coverage. For powertrain warranties, components of your vehicle's propulsion system are protected. This includes the transmission, engine, and other important pieces to moving your vehicle, such as the differential.

A powertrain warranty covers just about everything that is important to keeping your car moving on the road. Under a bumper-to-bumper warranty, you get comprehensive coverage that includes everything in a...
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