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Know Your Tires


Every vehicle has tires that are specifically rated by manufacturers to be ideal for that vehicle. Choosing the right tire size is based on a number of factors including weight, handling, and durability. Have you ever wondered what exactly each letter or number of a tire size refers to?

When you see the tire size on your tire's sidewall, it is really providing you with a lot of information. No letter or a P before the first number signifies that the tire is for passenger vehicles. The first 3-digit number is the width of the tire in millimeters. The…
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Windshield Wiper Fluid Vs. Water For A Vehicle


Windshield wipers are a crucial part of the functioning of your vehicle. An often forgotten component of that is the importance of having windshield washer fluid. Many people mistakenly think they are able to use water in place of windshield washer fluid. The truth is that water can be quite damaging to your vehicle.

The first thing that can happen is that the combination of cold weather can damage the reservoir. Think about what happens to a rock when water freezes over: the rock tends to crack in half. The same is definitely true of a vehicle's windshield wiper…
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AWD or 4WD? Which is a "Must Have" For You?


Once upon a time, four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles were synonymous with bad weather and off-roading. Times have changed, and more people are making this a top feature on their "must have" lists. It makes sense, DARCARS Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Rockville sells more of these vehicles than ever before. The reason being is that this feature, which used to be quite pricey, is affordable, if not standard, on many vehicles.

These features work to provide you with better traction and handling in nearly any driving scenario where complete...
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Keep Your Driveway Driveable This Winter


Every year winter comes, for many places, it will bring with it not only the colder temperatures but also the snow. With the colder temperatures and snow, there is bound to be their best friend, ice. Ice and snow can make for some of the worst winter driving conditions.

Sometimes even getting out of your driveway can be a slippery challenge. Many people use kitty litter to spread on their driveway, and this is not the best course of action. Kitty litter gets sticky when it gets wet and can provide more issues than remedies.

Salt is the best for…
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Ensuring Safe Travel with Food on Board

Drivers traveling for the holiday season might face problems that come handy with the idea of food carriage. This problem can always be averted when one makes proper arrangements on how to stock the food during the travel period. During the festive season, bringing ones favorite dishes is the thought of each driver.

One is encouraged to ensure that the food is well boxed up properly to avoid issues of spilling off. Buckling the dishes on the rear seats is advisable as well as restraining on the cargo area to ensure a safe and sound travel. Experts have also advised…

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Headlight Maintenance

Now that the days are much shorter than those lovely summer nights when the sun seems to stick around forever, you are probably driving in the dark more, whether it be in the early hours of the morning or in the evening hours. Driving in the dark can be a concern for many people, especially if they don't feel they see well in the dark. 

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Travel Safely During the Holiday Season

You are excited to head off on a trip that will take you to the homes of some of your family members. It is important that you do what you can to stay safe as you travel out of Rockville this holiday season.

You should have your vehicle looked at before you head out on a holiday trip to make sure that it is up for all that is in front of you. 

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Uconnect: the Ultimate Road Trip Entertainment System

You’ve got a long trip coming up. Snacks, check. Water, check. Sunglasses, check. Before you hop in the van and drive off into the sunset, you may want to consider how you’re going to entertain your kids. After all, you don’t want them screaming in your ear. These great options are all offered in the Chrysler Pacifica, made especially for families on the move:

  • GPS Navigation
  • Satellite Radio
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Voice commands
  • Movie playback
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