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Why Choose All-Season vs. Summer Tires?

Even responsible car and truck owners take a casual approach to tire purchases. They opt to buy quality, name brand tires but don't always worry about the type of tire. Looking at headings such as "summer" and "all-season" may give them pause for thought. Is one better than the other?

Summer vs. all-season isn't a question of better vs. worst. Each tire serves a different purpose based on the seasons and environmental factors. Summer ties, in particular, work their best during hot weather. Many expect this to be the case, and they don't realize summer tires perform…

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2 Safety Features of the Chevrolet Equinox

At Jordan Motorcars San Antonio, we have found the Chevrolet Equinox a popular compact SUV. It has an abundance of safety features that can give you peace of mind on the road. Two of our favorite safety features of the Chevrolet Equinox are the rear vision camera and adaptive cruise control camera.

When you shift into reverse, the rear vision camera displays the view behind your vehicle on the infotainment screen. 
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What is the Payload Capacity of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD?

The payload capacity of a truck is the amount of weight the bed can safely carry while on the road or when traveling through San Antonio. The payload capacity is limited by the bed size, strength, and the support structure such as the springs and suspension system of the truck.

In the case of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, the bed size is 79-inches in length, 51-inches in width measured between the wheel housings, and 21 inches in height as measured by the limitations of the height of the cab. 

 

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How and When You Should Be Using Four-Wheel Drive

Not everyone knows exactly how to use four-wheel drive, so we're going to discuss the basics in this handy guide.

Four-High

Four-high or 4H is used on roads that are slippery due to rain or ice but are otherwise level and smooth. It can also come in handy on gravel roads that don't offer great traction. 4H allows you to drive at normal speeds while maintaining good traction.

Four-Low

The four-low or 4L setting is great for deep sand, mud, snow, and rough terrain that makes driving difficult. You can get moving in these rough conditions, but you…
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The Many Varieties of Truck Cabs

One of the things you need to consider when buying a truck is knowing what kind of cab you want Jordan Motorcars San Antonio can help you with your final decision, but you can always take a look at this handy guide to know the basics first.

Standard Cabs

Standard truck cabs are small, with only two doors and one row of seating. That isn't a bad thing though, especially if you're planning on using the larger truck bed for hauling large loads.

Super or Quad Cabs

Super cabs or quad cabs are slightly bigger than standard cabs…
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Sealing Your Vehicle To Prevent Rodents

Rodents can invade your vehicle just like they can your home. Don't keep trash in your car as this sometimes attracts rodents. They can begin using the trash that's inside to make a nest. Throw away fast food bags and even drink bottles because rodents can sometimes smell the contents that are inside.

If you have a garage, then keep your car inside as much as possible. While living in San Antonio, keep your lawn manicured so that there are no weeds around your car. You should also keep sticks and logs moved away as well. Avoid putting…

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Get the Right Car for Uber or Lyft Driving

Ride-sharing services are enjoying an all-time high in terms of use. Many people turn to this service to make part-time money. Yet, in order to do so, you need a reliable vehicle that will also be economical to drive. Find out which vehicles are best fit for use as ride-sharing cars.

When purchasing a car for Uber or Lyft, think efficiency first. You don't want to spend your earnings on gas and small maintenance items. Some of the more popular cars for this use include the Toyota Camry or the Honda Accord. Other commonly used models include the Ford…

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Find Out About Fluid Leaks in San Antonio

There’s nothing worse than finding a puddle of liquid under your car. Your car has a lot of different fluids inside it. Some are more commonly leaked than others. At Jordan Motorcars San Antonio, we’re here to help you learn about the fluids that are more likely to leak out of your vehicle.

It’s common for a car to leak water. You might also notice a dark, thick liquid, which is likely engine oil. Sometimes, you may even notice coolant, which is coming from your radiator. The color and smell of the liquid will make it easy…
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The Importance of Car Covers

Manufactures today make vehicle covers for cars, SUVs and trucks. Many vehicle owners store their vehicle in a garage. Others do not have that luxury. They might opt for a vehicle cover instead. The covers are designed to protect the vehicle from a number of environmental hazards.

Weather poses a major threat to vehicles parked outdoors. The sun's powerful UV rays are known to damage the exterior paint, dry tires and rubber trim and damage the interior. Rain, hail and snow also wreak havoc on a vehicle's exterior. Covers are available that are UV and moisture resistant to…
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Use Vehicle Mats That Suit Your Driving Habits

In many communities and neighborhoods, there are environmental hazards that can stick to passengers' shoes. When people hop into a car or truck without cleaning their shoes, debris from the ground will land on the flooring in an automobile cabin. If you want to keep your floors in optimum condition, you'll need to equip your cabin with mats that suit your daily driving habits.

If you're going to drive an automobile on dusty trails or on icy roads, rubber mats are practical options for your cabin. When sand, dust, and dirt drop onto a rubber mat, the debris…
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