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Gaskets - An Important Part of What Keeps Your Car on the Road

Every member of our team at DON JACKSON MITSUBISHI wants you to be an informed driver that knows what makes your car run safely down the road and how to keep it that way. Gaskets are an important part of this, yet many people don’t fully understand their importance. Allow us to advise you on gaskets, what they do and why they’re so important.

Your vehicle has all sorts of liquids running through it, and they each play an important role, whether it’s transmission fluid, brake fluid or motor oil. Gaskets are the little things that keep…
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Which Spare Tire Do You Prefer?

A new driving season is right around the corner, and that means that you'll want to check on your safety equipment, including your spare tire. Many of our customers at DON JACKSON MITSUBISHI ask about keeping a full-sized spare tire. We'll cover the basics, so you'll know if your spare tire is the best option, or if you'd like to consider something else.

A temporary spare or a "donut," is a spare tire that comes standard with nearly every new vehicle purchase. It saves space, but you'll have to watch your speed and get into…
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The Differences Between Synthetic Motor Oil and Conventional Motor Oil, and Deciding Which Product You Should Choose


Most vehicle owners understand that routine vehicle maintenance is an important part of owning a vehicle. Oil changes are just one service you should have done to your vehicle. Whether you are changing your oil yourself or you are heading to a professional to get the job done, you will typically be asked whether you want to use a synthetic oil for the job or a conventional oil. Don't know the difference? Here's what you need to know about synthetic oil:
  • Synthetic oil contains chemical additives that are not naturally within the original oil product.
  • The chemicals added…
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The 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Has An Abundance Of Safety Features Built In

If you want a car that is built around safety, then the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse should be on your radar. You can find this car at DON JACKSON MITSUBISHI right in Union City.

The 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse has rain-sensing wipers to ensure you have clear visibility whether it is raining or snowing. This technology automatically adjusts wiper speed to match the amount of precipitation falling on the windshield. Another great safety feature is the blind spot warning and lane change assist system.
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Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Comfort Features

One of the most popular compact sedans on the road today is the Mitsubishi Mirage G4. Despite the reputation of these types of cars for being cramped and too small, this vehicle has many comfort features that make it a joy to drive. That is why our friends at DON JACKSON MITSUBISHI right here in Union City can't wait to tell you all about the brand new 2019 model!

First, even though this is a highly maneuverable car perfect for city driving, it also sports up to 12.3 cubic feet of cargo space in the rear trunk. 

 

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The Sub-Compact Characteristics of the Mitsubishi Mirage

The Mitsubishi Mirage has grown into a fan-favorite among the sub-compact cars that are in its class. This small sedan gets terrific gas mileage, is very affordable and is very efficient in its daily use. Let's take a quick look at the car's safety features.

Keeping your kids locked in place while traveling can be a chore, but the vehicle's child safety locks will do an effective job of strapping down your kids for the long haul. Backing up can also be a chore, especially if you're in a tight predicament. The Mitsubishi Mirage comes equipped…
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Mitsubishi Outlander Performance Features

The Mitsubishi Outlander is a remarkable SUV that comfortably seats seven passengers. This year’s Outlander is known for its perfect crash test ratings, V6-powered engine, and reliable powertrain warranty. The Mitsubishi Outlander’s price starts at $25,000 this year, making this desirable vehicle affordable for everyone.

The Mitsubishi Outlander is a very safe SUV. The Outlander received a perfect score on its front, side, and rollover crash ratings. In addition to this, the Outlander comes standard with rear, front, passenger, driver, and knee airbags. 

 

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Attaching Cables for a Jump Start

One of the things that you need to be careful with when it comes to jumping a vehicle is where you touch the clamps of the cables. Putting the metal clamps of the cables in the wrong spot can cause a violent reaction. This is why it is important to be careful when jumping a vehicle.

One precaution that you need to take is attaching one end of the negative cable to the negative terminal of the good battery. At this point the cables go live. This is where you have to be careful. You want to attach the other…

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Removing Emblems From Your Car

Sometimes, you might not want to see the emblems that are on your car. There are a few ways that you can debadge your car before taking it to DON JACKSON MITSUBISHI to have someone professionally remove the emblems and clean the surface.

One way to debadge your car would be to use the corner of a sturdy card, such as a credit card. Gently run the corner of the card along the edges of the emblem. This will lift the detail off of the surface of the car so that you can remove the rest of the badge.

Another…

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Performance Features of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

The popular Mitsubishi Outlander is a compact SUV that also comes in the PHEV alternative, a plug-in hybrid vehicle offering the best of both electric and gasoline-powered engine.

The Outlander PHEV's 1,500-pound towing capacity comes from 117 horsepower and 137 pound-feet of torque originating in its gas-powered engine. Drivers can expect up to 74 mpg under ideal circumstances. Enjoy plenty of power behind your acceleration even at highway speeds thanks to the dual electric motors on each axle. This same reliable performance is true when you take the 
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