Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings Demystified

Our DON JACKSON MITSUBISHI service department recommends you bring your vehicle to us for routine motor oil changes, but we understand that isn't always feasible. Often, you end up having to change your own motor oil, so you've probably already encountered motor oil viscosity ratings. What are they and why are they important?

Not Too Thick or Thin

Motor oil viscosity ratings provide a numerical snapshot of how thick or thin motor oil runs in cold or hot temperatures. Motor oil has to be thin enough to lubricate and clean your engine, but it can't be too…
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Explore our Crossovers at DON JACKSON MITSUBISHI

Are you looking for the functionality of an SUV, but don't want to sacrifice on fuel efficiency? Combining the best of an SUV and car, a crossover can give you many of the benefits of an SUV in a smaller package.

Crossovers are designed to maneuver more easily in compact spaces. When it comes to a full parking lot, you can easily park and get around so you can get in and shop with ease. Crossovers can give you many of the luxury and features that you'd find in a full-sized SUV. These can include heated and ventilated…

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Mitsubishi Mirage Warranty Overview Features Reviewed

When it comes to subcompact cars, reliability and affordability are important. The top-selling Mitsubishi Mirage stands out thanks to its class-leading warranty. Here are some highlights of the Mirage's standard warranty.

The Mitsubishi Mirage offers a class-leading 10-year/100,000-mile Limited Powertrain Warranty. That means the most critical parts of the vehicle are ensured for more years than the competition. To ensure that the Mirage looks great during your ownership, the vehicle also comes with a 7-year/100,000-mile Anti-Corrosion Limited Warranty. Compare 

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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: Sporty, Affordable and Loaded with Tech

The up-and-coming Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross compact SUV enters its third year on the market poised to make a splash in the highly saturated, wildly popular small crossover SUV segment. The Eclipse Cross pays homage to its iconic namesake sports car line, enlisting sleek, aerodynamic exterior styling along with turbocharged acceleration and precision handling. Prospective compact SUV buyers looking to get the most for their money should strongly consider the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross due to its sporty style and 

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Don't Neglect a Battery In Need of Replacement

At DON JACKSON MITSUBISHI we take pleasure in helping to educate drivers about their vehicles. The battery is one of the most important pieces of equipment on your car. It should be replaced when it is no longer able to function properly.

Car batteries are not designed to last forever. They are composed of battery cells that can stop charging after a period of time. In the best cases you can expect to get about five or six years of use before a car battery will need to be replaced. You may have difficulty starting your car when the battery…

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Imagining What Kind Of Vehicle You Need For Your Teenager

The thought of a teenager driving is a scary one for a lot of people, but it is something that will inevitably happen. Thus, teenagers ought to have parents looking out for their best interests by getting them into a vehicle that has top safety ratings and features. Parents know that the best way to keep their teen safe is to get them into a vehicle that has those safety features that they desire.

Electronic stability control and a heavier vehicle are two things to be on the lookout for. The electronic stability control makes life a lot easier when…

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Stressed Out While Installing a Car Seat? DON JACKSON MITSUBISHI Has Some Tips to Help You Out

Don't allow yourself to get overwhelmed when you're installing a child safety seat into your vehicle for the first time. This is a process that most people find confusing. We here at DON JACKSON MITSUBISHI have been in your shoes. That's why we've come up with a list of tips that can hopefully help you out.
  • There are three main types of child safety seats. You want to make sure you're selecting the right one. Rear-facing seats are for newborns and babies. At a certain age, a child will need a forward-facing seat. 
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Reasons to Buy a Used Car at DON JACKSON MITSUBISHI

Here at DON JACKSON MITSUBISHI we want everyone to know that buying a used car can have its advantages. You may be able to find a late model car with low mileage for much less than the cost of a new car. There are also other benefits.

In many cases the insurance rate on a used car is lower than the rate for a new car. Even if the car is just a couple of years old you may be able to qualify for lower rates. Pre-owned vehicles can also save you money if you want to customize your car…

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Is Your Vehicle Dog-Friendly Enough?

The vehicle that you drive should be completely dog-friendly to make your road trips that much more enjoyable. Some people forget to think about their four-legged friends when they go to purchase a vehicle, but they really should. There are just so many wonderful things that dogs bring to us, and we certainly need to make sure that they are cared for.

A vehicle is dog-friendly when it is cool and comfortable and has all of the safety locks to keep them in the car and not trying to make an escape. You may not think that it would happen…

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Tips for Changing to Your Spare Tire

Knowing how to replace a flat tire is important to avoid being stranded on the side of the roadway. Here at DON JACKSON MITSUBISHI, we care about the safety of our customers, so we want to inform you of a few tips that will help you in the event of an inconvenience. Here are a few good bits of information concerning flat tire replacement:

Use a Wheel Chock, Loosen Lugs Before Raising

It is crucial to place a chock, thick board or rock securely under one of the wheels to prevent the car from rolling while switching out for the…
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