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Importance of tire Treads and how to Check its Depth

It is prudent to ensure that your tires, particularly the treads, have enough tread depth to enhance a firm grip on the road when cruising in a variety of weather conditions. When the treads start to wear out, traction ability reduces and you risk hydroplaning or slipping out in wet road conditions.

 

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Kitty Litter Can Add Tire Traction in Bad Weather

Traveling in lousy weather is never easy, and the unexpected snow and ice conditions here in St. Joseph, MO are even worse. Those who drive in inclement weather often know to have their car well maintained and ready for the winter, and to pack an emergency kit with bottled water, blankets and flashlights.

You should also include carrying something that will help you get traction if you get stuck in snow or ice. Rock salt works well when it comes to melting snow and ice, but it also has a downside. 

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Preparing the Kids for Halloween Safety


Ask any kid what their most fun memory they have of last year is. We bet that it will have something to do with Halloween. It’s because that is the day most kids get a holiday to go outdoors at night and have fun with friends.

However, it is still the same night which has many road accidents. Traffic collisions with pedestrians are common on Halloween because so many people are out on the streets after dark, and most of them are wearing dark-colored costumes. It is, therefore, vital to prepare your young child with the essential traffic precautions…
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New S Appearance Package is Available for the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica

Since it was first introduced, the Chrysler Pacifica has reinvigorated the minivan segment -- as evidenced by the fact that it's the most awarded minivan of 2016 and 2017. Now Chrysler has done what some may consider impossible and given the minivan a sporty design with the introduction of a new S Appearance Package.

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Making That Road Trip Comfortable for Your Pets

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​Keeping your pets comfortable on a road trip can make the ride easier on everyone. Consider these traveling with pets tips:
  • Be sure to place a bunch of blankets in the area where you pet will be riding. The softer the cushioning, the easier it will be on their bones.
  • Use a crate if traveling with a pet. Don't forget to use the seat belt to secure the crate so it doesn't move when you brake.
  • Keep a small water bowl on the floor so your pet can cool off during a long drive.
  • Keep your pet's…
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How to Have a Ghoulish Trunk or Treat


If you want to be the one vehicle at this year's trunk or treat that is memorable with the kids, have we got some tips for you. Here are some things you can do to your vehicle to separate your car from the pack.
* Be sure to utilize every inch of the vehicle. Pop that hood and drop in some scary lighting and spider webs.
* Place a recorder under the vehicle that has some scary sounds on loop so it plays during the entire event.
* In addition to all the treats in the trunk, make sure you get some…
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Chrysler Has a Posh, Polished Sedan in the 2017 300

If you're shopping the full-size sedan segment for your next vehicular purchase, we here at Car City Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram would be quick to point you in the direction of Chrysler's, the 2017 300.

Why's that, you ask?

CarGurus pundit Nicole Wakelin has the answer; hear what she has to say in the clip below:

Though we'd never knock the 300's base engine -- a 292-horsepower V6 -- it nonetheless can't quite stack up to its bigger, beefier brother, the available 5.7-liter V8 upgrade.

Matching to an eight-speed automatic transmission, the V8 pushes out…

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What is GAP Insurance?

Millions of cars are sold every year in the United States. As most people already know, having insurance is a strict requirement to purchasing any vehicle. However, what many people don’t realize is that standard insurance may not fully cover the cost of replacing the vehicle in the event of an accident.

The reason for this is that the value of a car declines immediately upon purchase. In the event of an accident that destroys the car, standard insurance will only pay the amount up to the value of the car. Owners who financed the car and still owe…
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