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The Differences Between Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive


Are you deciding whether you should choose AWD or 4WD for your new car, SUV, or truck?

All-wheel drive provides power to all four wheels using a system with a drivetrain that has front, rear and center differentials. Four-Wheel Drive uses a drivetrain with two differentials and a transfer case that provides power to all four wheels. You will find AWD in cars, sedans, high-performance sports cars, and crossovers. 4WD is found in high-performance trucks and SUVs.

Benefits of AWD and 4WD
  • Better pickup and acceleration in rainy weather, driving on dirt roads, or sandy roads.
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Windshield Wiper Fluid Makes Driving Safer this Winter

The best time to prepare your ride for the cold winter months are today when they are simple. One of the most overlooked aspects of winter preparation is getting new windshield wiper fluid. Water in the washer tank as freezing conditions approach is more dangerous than you might realize. Here are a few things to consider when you are not getting that water replaced with windshield wiper fluid:

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Go Where You Want to Go with the Right Drivetrain

When you are trying to decide whether you want to go with a vehicle that has all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive it can help to first decide what you like to drive. If you like to drive sedans and crossovers, they typically have all-wheel drive. If you like to drive trucks and SUVs, they typically have four-wheel drive.

Comes see our staff members at Tim Short Chrysler in Hazard, KY to take a vehicle out for a test drive and see how each type of vehicle feels. It is always best to experience a vehicle from behind the wheel.

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How Winter Wiper Blades Make Driving Safer


Driving in winter is challenging because you are dealing with freezing rain, icy roads, sleet and snow, and if you cannot see you are going to be in for a real rough go. Don't trust those old wiper blades to be able to handle the rough weather on the way this winter.

The winter wiper blades will not get still in the cold weather, so they are able to conform to the shape of the glass easily and clear things away in short order.

Snow will cause the arm of the regular wiper blades to bend, making it harder…
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Ram 2500 Limited Tungsten awarded by Texas writers

Want to know what heavy duty truck was named the top in Texas? The Texas Automotive Writers Association say it’s the 2018 Ram 2500 Limited Tungsten. The Texas Truck rodeo had 64 trucks, SUVs and crossovers entered in the competition to be evaluated by 75 writers over a two-day, on- and off-road course.

The Ram 2500 Limited Tungsten truck has some stats that will impress. It can tow up to 17,980 pounds and offers 900 pounds-feet of torque with the 6.7-liter Cummings engine. 

 

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2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick List Honors New Jeep Compass

Tackle your upcoming holiday travels with unrivaled confidence when you make the 2017 Jeep Compass your road trip vehicle of choice! Whether you travel with companions or adventure gear, you can experience peace of mind knowing that your new Compass earned a place amongst other popular vehicles on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety organization’s Top Safety Pick list for 2017.

 

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Find the New RAM Truck You Deserve

Get ready to make a commanding presence at your Hazard, Kentucky jobsites in a new RAM truck from Tim Short Chrysler! We stock a massive RAM truck inventory with models that range in price, style and function. Let’s explore what makes our new RAM 1500, RAM 2500, and RAM 3500 popular choices for pickup truck enthusiasts!

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