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The 2018 Jeep Compass Is the Off-Road 4x4 of Choice

There's a reason the 2018 Jeep Compass bears the Trail Rated badge. This vehicle can handle the roughest terrain you can throw at it and keep on going. It can even drive through more than a foot of water.

That's right, the Compass can plow through 19 inches of water thanks to its waterproof design. If this Jeep does get stuck, it has tow hooks, so another vehicle can help pull it out of the mud. Plus, with a ground clearance of 8.5 inches, this compact 4x4 can navigate the rises and dips of rough terrain.

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Put Safety First in a Dodge Charger

The Dodge Charger continues to be a popular performance sedan. It not only offers some great performance features, state-of-the-art technology, and an all-around fantastic ride but also has many valuable safety features. Stop at Warrensburg Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat and take a look at all this one has to offer.

With the Dodge Charger, safety always comes first, which is evident in how it monitors most situations and alarms you of impending danger. If you start to slip or slide, the All-Speed Traction Control reduces engine power and applies the brakes until you’ve regained traction...

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Discover the 2018 Ram 1500's Capabilities

The 2018 Dodge Ram 1500 has the capability to handle every job you throw at it with performance, efficiency, and intelligence. It combines its famous towing and hauling power with smart engineering like its specially designed air suspension system.

The exclusive Active-Level Four-Corner Air Suspension gives the Ram 1500 an automatic load-leveling capability, and its TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission includes heat control to achieve a level of efficiency and durability that's unparalleled. The Ram 1500's 5.7L HEMI V8 engine...

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The All-New Dodge Durango is Loaded with Interior Features

The 2018 Dodge Durango has been ranked as one of the top midsize SUVs. For one, the new trim includes soft-touch materials, high-grade textures, and comfortable seating throughout. In the upper-level trims like Limited and Citadel, you can expect to get a lot more of the luxury look as well. With three rows of seating, you can travel around in style with your family or friends. It's one of the best cars to take on a road trip!

The flair of the interior is matched by the Uconnect infotainment system. Dodge has really put some thought into the technology…

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What Does Weather Do to Your Car's Battery?

Car batteries last a long time, but they don't always respond well to extremes in the weather. Terrible weather could outright kill a battery. You may have experienced this annoying situation and wondered "Why do batteries go dead in extreme temperatures?"

Extremely cold weather causes a major decrease in battery capacity. In extremely hot weather, the opposite reaction occurs. Battery capacity increases. Increased capacity isn't always beneficial. The life of a battery may decline when an increase occurs.

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How to Break the Lug Nuts Free

Your wheels are secured to the hubs of your vehicle by lug nuts. On a few vehicles, there are only three or four lug nuts. On most vehicles, five or six lug nuts are used to hold the wheel to the hubs. On a select range of cars, there are seven or eight lug nuts per wheel while large trucks may have ten or more lug nuts. The lug nuts are locked in place through a special design to make sure they do not release while driving.

To break the lock that the lug nuts have on each bolt, place…

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Before You Tow, Follow Your Car Manual Checklist

Your vehicle manual is a vital tool for towing in Warrensburg, MO. It should tell the tongue weight and tow ratings advisable for your vehicle. Exceeding these limits could create instability, ruin your vehicle's structural integrity, and/or cause a wreck.

Vehicle tow ratings and factory-installed hitch ratings should be the same. If the hitch was installed later, check its specifications to determine how much the load can weigh. The tongue weight refers to the area where the trailer and hitch are joined. Too much stress at this point could make the tow unwieldy.

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What is the Difference Between a Powertrain Warranty and a Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty?

One aspect of purchasing a new or certified used vehicle is a warranty. You usually have several options available, but two of the most comprehensive is the powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranties. Having a good working knowledge of each will free you up to focus more attention on the vehicle.

A powertrain warranty usually covers the parts that work internally to move your vehicle. These oiled parts include the drivetrain, transmission, and engine, to name a few. There are parts that are deemed normal wear, such as the battery and clutch, which are not included.

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How to Schedule Service Quickly

When you’ve got a variety of errands to tackle, how do you schedule your auto service quickly? Our online service scheduling tool allows each individual to create their own custom appointment. They can provide details about the nature of their next appointment. They can also select their specific appointment time from a window of availability of appointment options.

How does this help you? You don't have to wait in the phone line. You don't have to call to make an appointment. You can schedule the appointment in your pajamas. You can schedule the appointment during your lunch…

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Keep Up with the Quality of Your Headlights

Driving through the Warrensburg, MO at night, you might suddenly notice that you can't see things as well as you used to. You might also notice that other cars aren't registering you as they should either. It's possible this is because you've got a burnt-out headlight. Oftentimes this happens without you even realizing your car is down a light. People tend not to think about their headlights...

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