Chrysler 200S

Used cars are becoming more and more popular thanks to advances in durability, technology, and engineering. While drivers in previous decades may have been wary of buying used, it makes sense for many car shoppers today to at least test pre-owned vehicles. There are a few tips for buying used to keep in mind next time you shop. According to US News, you should always take your time and look carefully at every body panel individually. Look for dings, dents, rust, and scratches. Commonly overlooked areas include the roof, hood, and trunk lid. Body damage not only lower the value, but if the panels are wavy or uneven, it may Read More →

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet recently announced details about the 2018 Equinox Diesel, one of two diesel powertrains offered on crossover utility vehicles in the industry for the 2018 model year. Offering improved fuel economy and impressive torque, a diesel engine is great for drivers who want added capabilities without sacrificing gas mileage. According to Green Car Reports, the 1.6-liter turbo-diesel engine was added as an option due to increased demand for better fuel economy on SUV models. While diesel powertrains are considerably more popular in Europe, some are beginning to make their way to the US. The 2018 Equinox is one of Chevrolet’s first compact crossovers to have such an engine. When properly Read More →

What to Do After a Car Accident

Remaining calm is the first step one should take after experiencing an accident, but do you know what comes next? Many drivers will be in their first accident and fail to take the proper measures to ensure they can make a hassle-free claim. We at Carl Hogan Automotive know just what to do after a car accident occurs and are glad to inform you. Prepare Being prepared for an accident before it happens can go a long way when it comes to preventing a major medical disaster and helping your claim. Write down your medical information, name, and emergency contact in the event that you’re in a serious accident and Read More →

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

The first reviews of the upcoming 2018 Chevrolet Equinox are in, and this crossover has critics raving. The new model brings a line of engines designed to optimize power and fuel economy. A sleek design and ergonomic controls make it attractive to the eye. The spacious interior adds to the overall appeal as well. The new Chevrolet Equinox comes stocked with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers an impressive 170 hp and 203 lb-ft of torque. That powertrain earns up to an EPA-estimated 32 mpg highway.* Drivers have their choice between front-wheel and all-wheel drive. An available 3.6-liter V6 engine delivers a best-in-class 301 hp and reaches 60 mph Read More →

The Jeep Wrangler isn’t just one of the most beloved Jeeps – it’s one of the most beloved vehicles, too. But the Wrangler is adding an all-new look for the 2019 year. It’s the Jeep Wrangler pickup. The pickup truck will be Jeep’s first pickup since 1992. For seven years, the Jeep Comanche rocked the road and before that, the Jeep Gladiator. Jeep trucks rested for a bit while Dodge’s pickup line came out. But now, the Jeep pickup will be back – in Wrangler form, of course. The body of the truck will look like the infamous Wrangler all while sporting that useful truck bed. The unique, boxy, Wrangler Read More →

You love your car and you love driving – but you probably don’t love spending money on gas. Luckily for you, there are plenty of ways to save gas so that you can hit the road without hitting your wallet. Here are some tips from Carl Hogan Automotive. Keep Tires Inflated Check your tire pressure regularly to save money on gas. The lower your tire pressure is, the more resistance you have against the road, and the more gas you burn. Slow Down Believe it or not, simply slowing down will save you money on gas. Going the speed limit everywhere, in the city and on the highway, will actually Read More →

The Grumman F6F Hellcat was the most accomplished Allied aircraft during WWII. Taking its cue from this historic fighter plane, Dodge designed the Hellcat engine in 2015. Engineers took the classic 6.2-liter Hemi and added supercharger. The result was nothing short of revolutionary. Now that we are a few years down the road, Dodge has taken the bold step of putting that same Hellcat engine under the hood of the best 4×4 truck on the road. This Hellcat-enhanced truck is called the Ram Rebel 1500 TRX. It’s destined to be the most powerful half-ton truck on the road. Ram recently showed off the upcoming truck, in concept form, at the Read More →

As we grow older, life becomes more and more hectic. Between appointments, work, seeing friends, and just relaxing, it can be difficult to find the time to get exercise in on a regular basis. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are a few simple ways that you can exercise in your car on your daily commute. Wrists and Forearms For this exercise, all that you need is a simple grip strengthener that you can pick up at a store down the street for a few bucks. Give yourself 10-15 minutes on each wrist on your commute. Biceps As long as you aren’t looking to become a bodybuilder, Read More →

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Efficiency

When the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid first arrived on the scene, it quickly became the most efficient minivan in the industry—not a huge feat considering it is the only hybrid minivan available. Now, this hybrid is continuing to become even more eco-friendly. Fiat Chrysler recently announced that the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid efficiency rate is better than ever, thanks to a number of new technologies. Because the Pacifica Hybrid comes standard with the Uconnect 8.4 system, drivers can use the 8.4-inch touchscreen to tap into the all-new Hybrid Electric Pages, which showcases the hybrid minivan’s performance. These pages include Power Flow, which shows where power is flowing within the vehicle; Read More →

New Year's Resolutions

The New Year is a time for a clean slate, which is why many people make resolutions to become better people. These resolutions are sometimes difficult to follow through with, though. If you want to make sure your New Year’s resolutions are achieved in 2017, make sure you follow these tips on how to stick to them. Set defined goals. If you are going to set a resolution, it’s important to have a set plan in mind. Instead of saying a general, “I’m going to get in shape,” be specific. How many pounds are you going to lose? Setting goals that are specific means you clearly understand what you want, Read More →