Do I need a locking differential in my vehicle?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs on Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 at 9:29 AM
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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.

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Which kind of seat covers are the best?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 9:57 AM
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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.

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2021 Honda CR-V colors

By Product Expert | Posted in Color Options, Honda on Saturday, July 17th, 2021 at 8:20 AM
2021 CR-V front exterior

See All the 2021 Honda CR-V Colors

Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, we’ve seen our fair share of CR-V models. They’re one of the most popular crossovers available on the market. However, different years of CR-V models can look very different, due to design changes and color selection. We’ll be looking at the latter of the two.

Here’s what all the 2021 Honda CR-V colors look like.

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Why are they called crossovers?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs on Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 at 10:27 AM
2016 Cr-V parked in field

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.

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What does forward collision warning do?

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety on Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 at 9:03 PM
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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.

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How much is the tax credit for EVs?

By Product Expert | Posted in Electric Vehicles on Monday, June 28th, 2021 at 7:52 AM
person charging EV

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?

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What do adaptive headlights do?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Safety on Friday, June 25th, 2021 at 9:21 AM
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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?

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What does PHEV stand for?

By Product Expert | Posted in Electric Vehicles on Friday, June 18th, 2021 at 8:36 AM
2021 Ford Mach-e front end close up

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.

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What is torque vectoring AWD?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs on Friday, June 11th, 2021 at 10:11 AM
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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.

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Why are the passenger-side and driver-side mirrors different?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs on Friday, June 4th, 2021 at 8:44 AM
Sunset in side mirror

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.

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