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Discover the 2018 Jeep Compass

If you're looking for an award-winning off-road vehicle, look no father than the 2018 Jeep Compass from Petrus Auto Sales. It wears the Trail Rated badge as a sign that it has the ability to handle various kinds of off-road terrain.

With a 20-to-1 crawl ratio, the Jeep Compass is a 4x4 vehicle that's designed to tackle the roughest terrain you can find. It's Selec-Terrain Traction Management System and Jeep's Active Drive Low 4x4 System combine to make the compact Jeep Compass a powerful vehicle. 

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2018 Chrysler 300: Fuel Saver

In the market for a new full-size luxury sedan that combines power with fuel efficiency? The new 2018 Chrysler 300 is the luxury sedan for you! Listed below are two performance features that you may enjoy during your Stuttgart, AR adventures.

  • 3.6L Pentastar V6 Engine - The 2018 Chrysler 300 comes with a standard V6 engine that combines power with fuel efficiency. This engine is able to get 30 mph on the highway, saving you money at the fuel pump. 
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Introducing New Dodge Durango Performance Features

If you still are on the fence about getting your own Dodge Durango, here are a few things about the performance of this popular three-row SUV that should convince you. The Durango is not your average SUV. The popular Dodge SUV has a towing package unrivaled in the automotive industry.

The V6 can easily haul 6,200 pounds, while the V8 is capable of pulling 8,700 pounds. That means that you will have little trouble hauling your boat to the marina each week or dragging around that huge load on the job. 

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The Importance of Replacing Windshield Wipers

The moment it starts raining, you should be looking to switch your windshield wipers on. If it has been a while since they have been replaced, you may find that they aren’t doing the best job possible. This can leave you vulnerable on the road due to not being able to see clearly out of your windshield.

Windshield wipers vary on size based on the vehicle that you have. Further, you may have both front and back windshield wipers that need to be replaced. The rubber on the wipers will start to wear down, which is a sign that…

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Maintain Your Transfer Case for 4WD Performance

Having a vehicle that is AWD/4WD can come in handy. In general, vehicles of this type offer drivers better than average handling, but their true benefit comes into play in adverse driving conditions. Keeping this benefit requires constant upkeep and maintenance, especially with the vehicle's transfer case.

Getting through certain road conditions may require power from all four wheels. This means switching to the 4WD mode, a job that is handled by the transfer case. 

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Make Bouncy Springs a Thing of the Past

When they work well, your suspension-system springs are easy to forget about. When they don't work so well, they can quickly become the center of attention, and for good reason.

The springs and their associated hardware perform important functions for the suspension system and your vehicle as a whole. When your tires hit an obstacle in the roadway, they want to rebound wildly upwards. 

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Make a Visit to the Service Department for Exhaust Repair

One of the more common problems that we see here at Petrus Auto Sales from vehicles that are a few years old is damage to the muffler or exhaust system. This is pretty typical with the normal wear and tear as you drive your vehicle in the Stuttgart, AR region. As you drive, the vibrations can affect your muffler and your exhaust and also, if you hit a large bump, this can cause things to become dislodged or damaged. If you bring your vehicle in to our dealership with some concerns about the sound of your engine, one of the…

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Move Over Laws Keep Motorists Safe

Have you ever seen a broken-down car pulled to the side of the road with a tow truck next to it with its flashers on? If you have, did you know every state has a law that's referred to as the Move Over law? This Move Over law declares that when you see an emergency vehicle pulled over, you're supposed to change lanes so that they have more room to move into another lane.

However, sometimes that isn't possible because of thick traffic. In those cases, you're supposed to slow down to about 15 mph below…

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The Origin of Horsepower

When you're ready to pick out a new or new-to-you vehicle, you deserve to have a car that'll have excellent horsepower. What most people understand about horsepower is that it means that your car is going to be strong and sturdy. What people don't usually know is that horsepower dates back to the 18th century.

​Horsepower was a unit that was made popular by James Watt. James Watt was a steam engine-designer who wanted to sell his engines to the audience but didn't know how to describe them. 

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