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Why Should You Buy a Crossover?

If you are looking for a new vehicle we here at Gillman Mitsubishi care about the choices that you make. We want you to pick out something to purchase or lease that will be comfortable for you to drive and comfortable for your budget. It can be a big investment to purchase a vehicle. You have to worry about the sticker price, ongoing maintenance and fuel efficiency. When it comes to a practical vehicle that is affordable, reliable and safe, we recommend a crossover.

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Summer Tires vs. All-Season Tires

Tires play an important role in determining how well your vehicle performs, so you want to get the right tires for your car and the driving conditions. Visit our showroom at Gillman Mitsubishi and speak to our trained professionals before checking out our large selection of tires.

The type of tire your vehicle needs is based not just on your vehicle make but also on the road conditions. If you’re in a warm climate, your car should do great with summer tires, which are also called performance tires because they perform great. If you drive in cold or snowy…

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Extending Mitsubishi Outlander Advantages to the Exterior

The Mitsubishi Outlander provides reliable transportation that is both stylish and technically advanced, the manufacturer stands behind your investment by offering up Limited Powertrain Warranty that lasts for 10 years or 100,000 miles. If you expense problems on the highway, you can count on five years or an unlimited number of miles of roadside assistance.

Exterior amenities on the Mitsubishi Outlander include a power folding mirror that automatically folds in so that even in tight quarters you gain extra room to maneuver. When the weather turns cold enough to produce frost or...

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Let’s Dive into the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4’s Technology Features

If you are looking to purchase a compact sedan, the 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is an excellent option for vehicles in its class. If you want to learn more about the technology features that come with the new Mirage G4, we invite you to read further.

The Mirage G4 comes with a Bluetooth System. This system allows you to make hands-free calling, and you can also take advantage of a seamless connection to your smartphone, so you can listen to your favorite music. In addition, the new model also features an optional Smartphone Link Display Audio System.

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Which Car Warranty in San Antonio Is Right for You?

A car warranty helps to protect your investment and saves you from costly repairs. There are two types to consider: a powertrain warranty and a bumper-to-bumper warranty. On some new cars, you get both, each for different periods of time.

The powertrain warranty covers repairs or replacements to pricey parts of the vehicle, including the engine, transmission, and drivetrain. It does not cover related parts like the battery or calipers. The bumper-to-bumper warranty covers the air conditioning, electronic display, power windows, and locks. Oddly enough, it does not actually cover...

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How to Decide Between Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel Drive

Rear-wheel drive once dominated the automotive landscape. Then the industry developed effective front-wheel drive technology. and now it is most common. What's the difference? How can [city] drivers decide between the two?

Front-wheel drive directs power to the front tires, causing them to spin. As it does this, the rear tires come along for the ride. Many drivers choose it because it is the most fuel-efficient drivetrain. Rear-wheel drive directs the power to the rear tires. This is favored by driving enthusiasts who like the racecar-like handling they often get from the rear-wheel...

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Is Your Engine Overheating?

Every vehicle has a cooling system that is designed to keep the engine running at a certain safe temperature while you are driving. Unfortunately, things do go wrong and your vehicle may have an issue that causes your vehicle to overheat. When your engine overheats you may notice a strong odor coming from the engine or smoke or steam coming from the engine compartment. This is the time to pull over and assess the situation before you keep driving and further damage your vehicle.

There are a number of common problems that can occur with your cooling system that can…

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What Causes a Tire Pressure Icon to Illuminate?

The tire pressure indicator will illuminate if something has impacted the pressure in any of the car tires. Here are a few of the leading causes, as described by Gillman Mitsubishi in Selma, TX.

If something is stuck in the tire, it may leak air slowly over time. Once the pressure drops out of a safe range, the indicator light will show you which tire is impacted. Search the tire for any obstruction and visit a service center to have it removed the right way. 

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An Easy Way to Break Down Your Tire Size Code

Your tires wear out faster than any other system on your vehicle. So, when the time comes that they need to be replaced, it is beneficial to be able to read the sizing code on your sidewalls so that you know what it is that you are in the market for. Fortunately for you and local San Antonio drivers, our team at Gillman Mitsubishi is here to simplify things.

If you have never had the code broken down for you before, reading it can be quite a challenge. Fortunately, once you get used to it then it becomes very simple…

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Your Timing Belt Keeps Your Motor Running

The internal combustion process in your engine is a complex one that is possible because of several systems all working in tandem at very specific time intervals. That is what makes your timing belt (or chain in some cases) so vital. Without it, all of the delicate timing sequences wouldn't be possible to achieve that process.

Your timing belt syncs the rotations of both your camshaft and your crankshaft so that the valves in your engine open and close at very specific times during both the intake stroke and the exhaust stroke.

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