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Make the Most of Your Summer Road Trip with These Fun Games

If you want to take your vacation from good to great, it's important to have an enjoyable journey on the way to your enjoyable destination. A great way to do this is to take part in some classic games that are perfect for the road. Here are some games that we at Jordan Motorcars San Antonio think you'll enjoy.

A classic for passing a large chunk of time, the License Plate Game requires players to find as many different license plates as they can. One fun variation on this game has players marking off the plates on a…
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How is Your Car Battery Doing?

It can be hard to know the condition of your battery unless you have a tool called a voltmeter. This tool makes it simple to test your state of charge, and there are both digital and analog voltmeters.

The assessment can be done quickly. When you're sure that the engine and the vehicle lights have all been turned off, connect the positive test lead to the battery's positive terminal. Then, connect the negative test lead to the battery's negative terminal.

You should get a reading nearly instantaneously, and you'll want to see at least 12.4…
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Reasons to Buy a Crossover Vehicle

Crossovers are a vehicle style growing in popularity among today's drivers. Offering the ability to maneuver in tight spaces enjoyed by car drivers with the utility, towing and cargo capacity of larger sport vehicles, a crossover seems to offer an excellent compromise for drivers who need a versatile vehicle.

Drivers who want a car for weekday commutes to work or school but would like something capable of towing an ATV for a weekend of fun will get ample use out of their crossover...
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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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