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Cold Weather Tip: DON’T GET STRANDED THIS WINTER, if your vehicle is over 4 years old, so is your battery, come by Hickory Mazda Mitsubishi for a FREE battery test.
The Mitsubishi lineup may only feature 6 models, but we think they all appeal to a wide shopper demographic without overwhelming buyers with too many options. Families love the safety-aware 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander, and eco-fans or young professionals just starting out appreciate the fuel efficient 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage.
There is another demographic this brand appeals to and it is made up of drivers who like handling their cars in an aggressive and race-like fashion.
The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution was initially a rally car in the early 90s and had a lot of success on the racing circuit. At first it was only available to Japanese drivers, but for the 2003 model year the Lancer Evolution finally made it over the States!
Edmunds described this car as being “boisterous”, and this enthusiast has definitely modified his car with attention-grabbing in mind.
For more information on owning this car, stop in to see us at Hickory Mitsubishi, located in SE Hickory, NC.
We’re going to talk about windshield wiper blades. Now that may seem like a pretty mundane topic, but think about how important your vision is: We protect our eyes. If we need contacts or glasses, we taken care of them too. And, well, wiper blades are critical to our vision when we drive.
We really ought to think about wipers as part of an important safety system. We should think about maintaining safety – not just responding when our wiper blades fail: how many times have you been caught off-guard by the first storm of the season with a streaky windshield you can barely see out of.
Wiper blades live outside the vehicle, exposed to heat and sun in the summer and cold and ice in the winter. It’s no wonder that they get dry, brittle and torn.
We recommend changing wiper blades twice a year – before they’re so damaged that they don’t work. If you replace them in one of your spring and fall oil changes, you should always have wiper blades that can get the job done.
Some of us live in areas with more extreme weather and temperature conditions. You might just live somewhere where it rains more or has more ice so your blades wear out faster.
When it comes to wiper blades, it’s important to think of it as maintaining this safety component by replacing your blades before they fail. That’ll keep you seeing clearly in all conditions.
Forgive us for going out on a limb here, but we’re of the mindset that sitting in traffic is one of the worst things ever. It’s a good thing this lineup ours is as fuel-efficient as it is, because with gas prices on the rise, there’s nothing worse than having to sit there in gridlock as it burns away. Luckily for us, our favorite automaker here at Hickory Mitsubishi has always done their part to help keep us out of traffic’s way.
And now that they’ve teamed up with HERE – a subsidiary of Nokia – never again will we be out of the loop.
Just recently, Mitsubishi announced that they’ll be introducing HERE Traffic to our lineup in the near future. Now, this is not your grandfather’s traffic alert system. Thanks to its use of HD Radio technology, Mitsubishi drivers in the US will be able to receive information on four times more roads than was previously possible as well as real-time updates on road conditions at ten times the average speed.
Not only will it be saving you time and money on the road and at the pump, but knowledge is safety when you’re behind the wheel.
“Our commitment to bring the most innovative technologies to our drivers continues to move forward at an aggressive pace, and offering real-time traffic, weather and fuel prices by HD from HERE is another natural next step,” says Bryan Arnett, Senior Manager of Product Planning at Mitsubishi Motors North America. “Mitsubishi owners will now experience a more enjoyable drive than will let them feel safer while driving on the road.”1
If you’d like to learn more about the services it offers, feel free to visit the experts in our car parts department at our dealership here in Hickory, NC. After all, it’s the future today.