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Power Your Way This Summer

The 2018 Ford Explorer offers an exciting and new lineup of performance features that will make your driving season a breeze. The power-rich 3.5L V6 EcoBoost engine boasts 365 horsepower and is standard equipment in both the Explorer Sport and Plantinum models. The 3.5L Ti-VCT V6 delivers 255 lb.-ft. of torque and advanced valve cam optimization control, improving performance across the entire power range. Either one of these engines are a great choice if your family trips will include a full load with the family boat in tow.

 

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Explore the Long List of RAM 2500 Capability Features

Pickup truck drivers generally require a certain level of capability out of their trucks when they are looking to pick out their next one. That is why the all new 2018 RAM 2500 is such a popular offering. Drivers of the new RAM 2500 are going to benefit from a long list of capability related features, including:

  • 17,980 max pounds towing in the diesel model
  • 800 foot pounds max diesel torque
  • 410 HP in the gas powered model
  • 429 foot pounds max gas torque 
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Compare Performance Features of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

The new 2018 Grand Cherokee is considered to be one of the most popular SUVs on the market due in part to the unique performance features. Here's how Jeep is transforming the industry again.

The 2018 Jeep Cherokee has a Selec-Track system that allows drivers the opportunity to switch up the way their Jeep responds to different driving conditions. 

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Signs of an Overheating Engine

If your engine is constantly overheating, it could put the entire vehicle at risk. Components such as gaskets or aluminum heads could be permanently damaged, and that could represent thousands of dollars in repair costs. Therefore, if you see that your engine is smoking or that there is coolant pooling underneath the vehicle, it is time to get service right away.

As a general rule, the engine temperature gauge needle should be between the hot and cold marker at all times. 

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Should You Consider Tire Maintenance?

Tire pressure is something people often overlook. If they are at a gas station that provides free air, they might check it, but this component largely goes unchecked. That is why we here at Petrus Auto Sales want to be sure you understand the importance of proper tire inflation.

The biggest issue with under inflating tires is that when they are slightly flat, it takes more energy for the car to make the tires move forward. While this may not seem like the biggest deal, it is important to note that this translates to additional fuel costs, thus making operating…

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Luxury, Comfort, Style: Introducing the 2018 Ford Fusion

The all-new 2018 Fusion from Ford is a must see for anyone who is in the market for a new four door sedan in the Stuttgart, AR area. Luxurious feeling, comfortable, and extremely stylish, the Fusion is a car lover's dream come true.

The Fusion is offered in 12 different models to choose from and has a starting price of just $22,120. And with an EPA estimated MPG rating of 21 city miles and 32 highway, the Fusion is a car that gives you all tha luxury and style without having to bust your budget. The Ford car…

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Luxury, Comfort, Style: Introducing the 2018 Ford Fusion

The all-new 2018 Fusion from Ford is a must see for anyone who is in the market for a new four door sedan in the Stuttgart, AR area. Luxurious feeling, comfortable, and extremely stylish, the Fusion is a car lover's dream come true.

The Fusion is offered in 12 different models to choose from and has a starting price of just $22,120. And with an EPA estimated MPG rating of 21 city miles and 32 highway, the Fusion is a car that gives you all tha luxury and style without having to bust your budget. The Ford car…

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What is the Difference Between Synthetic and Conventional Motor Oil?

The next time your car’s due for an oil change, you may want to consider the differences between synthetic and conventional motor oil. They each have characteristics that are appropriate for different situations. A couple of considerations in choosing between the two are the vehicle and type of driving that you'll be doing in Stuttgart, AR.

Crude oil is blended with additives to create conventional oil’s viscosity. Two instances that you might choose to use it would be an older model vehicle or frequent low-mileage trips. 

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Book Your Next Service Appointment With Petrus Auto Sales

Don't wait until trouble happens with your car! Book a visit to our Stuttgart auto service center online using our service scheduling app today. We’ll provide you with a thorough inspection to make certain everything checks out good.

A seasonal inspection will wind up saving you money in the long run by getting things addressed while on the car lift. Once your car is up on the lift, the dealership mechanics will check for any spots of uneven wear on the tires. The tires will be rotated and if needed, you may need new tires to solve any…

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Windshield Wiper Fluid Keeps Your Vision Clear

Your windshield wiper fluid is very important. It's the same as your windshield wipers. You can't drive with messy windows. Dirt, grime and muck can cloud up a window quickly. You need to always have windshield wiper fluid.

Levels need to be checked by an expert. Our service team always takes a close look at your windshield wiper fluid. The fluid does a couple of jobs. It helps keep your windshield clean and also helps lubricate the components within the windshield wipers. 

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