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How All-Weather Capability Meets Off-Roading in the Jeep Compass

If you like to divide your time equally between the city and the country, the Jeep Compass can satisfy your needs. It enhances city trips with driver-assist technologies, an infotainment system with navigation and the ability to integrate a smartphone, and the BeatsAudio™ Premium II Audio System with nine speakers that include a subwoofer.

On the trail, you’ll see better when the Windshield Wiper De-Icer melts frost and snow from your wiper, and heated exterior mirrors ward away the cold. Come spring, Rain-Sensing Wipers come into action when they detect moisture on the windshield. 

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Jeep Compass Keeps You Warm

Looking to purchase a new compact SUV but live in a cold climate and don’t want to sacrifice any comfort features? The Jeep Compass is a SUV that is a great choice and below are two features that make it one of the most popular in its class:

  • Heated Front Seats - The Jeep Compass comes with available heated front seats, sure to make those cold winter days more tolerable. Both the driver and passengers can utilize this feature with the press of a button, making staying warm simple and convenient. 
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Jeep Grand Cherokee: When Performance Matters

The new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the perfect SUV when performance really matters. This popular SUV is fast while still providing you with a comfortable ride and tons of seating/cargo space. Stop at Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Twin Falls and see for yourself.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee range’s engine gives drivers earth-shaking power and makes it one of the fastest accelerating SUV on the market. 

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Get to Know Your Belts and Hoses

Your vehicle’s belts and hoses make it possible for each of the parts to function. If it weren’t for the belt that connects the engine to the alternator, there would be no charge to keep the system running. In fact, without the timing belt that connects to the cam and crankshafts, the valves and pistons wouldn’t open and close to operate the engine.

It’s hard to imagine in this day of modern conveniences what riding in a car without air conditioning would be like on a sweltering hot day. It just needs the compressor. Each component…

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Can a Faulty Transfer Case Cause Hard Shifting?

If your car or truck can shift from two-wheel drive to four-wheel drive on demand, it probably has a transfer case installed. Transfer cases are special gearboxes that convert rotary motion from your main transmission into torque for all four wheels. Most car designs allow drivers to activate transfer cases from inside their vehicles, usually by way of electronic switches or manual gear levers.

Under normal circumstances, gear shifts from two-wheel to four-wheel drive happen smoothly. 

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Comparing Synthetic Oil to Conventional Oil

Drivers may have read or otherwise heard about synthetic motor oil. It is purported to last longer and generally be better for a car's engine. However, the main difference between synthetic and conventional oil is how it is made and what it is made from.

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Don’t Get Stranded: Schedule Battery Service

Has this ever happened to you? You wake up late for work, school or an appointment; you rush to get everything done, so you can get on your way. Jump into your car, and with a crank of your wrist, nothing happens. No purr of your engine, you don't hear a thing. Your car battery seems insignificant until it doesn't work.

Your vehicle’s battery system has an array of functions which include storing of energy for important electronic systems to start up. The fuel system also relies on power from the battery in order to function. 

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Inspect Your Headlights for Safety

Headlights help drivers to see at night and help us be seen by other drivers as well. When was the last time you inspected your headlights? Don’t wait for another driver to alert you that your headlights aren’t working. Don't wait for the police to pull you over for a violation. Drivers need to be vigilant to keep headlights working properly.

At your routine service appointment, the service expert should check out your headlights for cracks and other problems. If anything needs to be repaired, the service technicians will alert the client. 

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Secure Online Financing for Our Customers

You've done your homework and have decided on a car dealership to attend to. Great! Knowing what and where you want to purchase your vehicle is important. You can save yourself a ton of hassle by understanding the ins and outs of car dealership and doing your research. Did you know you could save time and money with an online finance operation? By filling out your paperwork online you can save yourself the hassle of paperwork.

 

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Kitty Litter Can Replace Sand and Salt for Traction

Here at Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Twin Falls, we believe the dangers of winter weather should never be underestimated when ice and snow cause problems. One of the recommendations we have for local residents is to construct a winter emergency kit to be carried whenever driving.

The question we are commonly asked is what material(s) should be carried to aid in developing traction when stranded by snow and ice. Like most people in Twin Falls, ID, we are concerned about the environmental damage being caused by large amounts of salt and sand used to clear roadways and driveways…

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