Locking Differentials: What They Do and When You Need Them
Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, we like to make sure that you are informed. Whether that means showing you exactly what a used car will cost upfront or how to change your oil, it doesn’t matter. We want you to have access to the information that helps you make the best choices for your situation. With that in mind:
Do you need a locking differential in your vehicle? If you spend any time driving in rural areas or in bad conditions, the answer is yes. Let us show you why.Read the rest of this entry »
Seat Covers: What to Consider Before You Buy
Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, we’ve seen it all when it comes to interiors. From ripped up cloth seats in an old beater car to high-end perforated leather seats in luxury vehicle and everything in between. There are numerous reasons to want to use seats covers, no matter what kind of upholstery you have.
Let us show you which kinds of seat covers are the best for certain applications.Read the rest of this entry »
Why Are Some Vehicles Called Crossovers?
Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, one of our most popular categories of vehicles is the crossover. This category includes things like the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape, and Chevy Equinox, just to name a few. But why are they called that? Where did the name come from?
Why are some vehicles called crossovers? Let’s take a look.Read the rest of this entry »
Forward Collision Warning: What Is It and What Does It Do?
Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, we like to make sure that you know what your money is getting you. Nowadays, vehicles come absolutely crammed full of features. But a lot of those features have obscure names and unclear purposes. For instance:
What does forward collision warning do? Let’s take a look.Read the rest of this entry »
US Advances New $10,000+ Tax Credit
Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, we’re excited to see how electric vehicles evolve over the next couple of years. One of the perks for EV adopters currently is the $7,500 tax credit. However, a new tax credit was just approved.
How much is the new tax credit for EVs?Read the rest of this entry »
Adaptive Headlights: What They Do and Why You Should Get Them
Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, we take pride in the vehicles we sell. We’re selective about the vehicles we accept. And that means that vehicles we sell are high quality. High quality vehicles tend to have many features. One of the more uncommon ones that we see is adaptive headlights. And when potential buyers see that a vehicle has adaptive headlights, there’s usually a question that follows:
What do adaptive headlights actually do?Read the rest of this entry »
BEV? PHEV? What All Those Electric Vehicle Abbreviations Mean
Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, we know that car terminology can be confusing and overwhelming. While we can’t change how automakers name their features, we can help you understand what those names mean. One area of the automotive world with lots of jargon is electric vehicles. For instance:
What does PHEV stand for? How about BEV? EV? Let us show you the most common electric vehicle abbreviations and terminology.Read the rest of this entry »
Why Torque Vectoring AWD is So Special
One of the things we like to promote here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, is driver knowledge. Whether that’s through DIY maintenance like changing your oil or something like which model years of a vehicle are most reliable, we want you to be informed. Today, we thought we’d cover one of the most complex topics in the automotive world that affects how you drive: torque vectoring.
Here’s our explanation of torque vectoring AWD systems.Read the rest of this entry »
Objects in Mirror are Closer than They Appear…but why?
Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, we like showing you practical things. Want to know how to mix coolant for your vehicle. We’ve done that. Want to know why your car has a grille? We’ve covered that one too. Today, we thought we’d go over something that affects everyone: side mirrors.
Here’s why the passenger-side and driver-side mirrors are different. Keep reading to learn more.Read the rest of this entry »