Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

Where can I recycle brake fluid near Chicago, IL?

Monday, January 27th, 2020
An aerial shot of part of Chicago.

Brake fluid works hard for you. It sits in that brake line and provides the ability for you to stop your vehicle when you want. That’s a pretty important job.

But once brake fluid has served its purpose, what’s next? Where can brake fluid go to enjoy a peaceful retirement as a reward for its labors? Where can one recycle brake fluid in the Chicago area?

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Where can I find EV charging stations in Chicago?

Friday, December 13th, 2019
Two green electric charging stations stand proudly in a parking lot.

Chicago Electric Vehicle Charging Locations

If you drive an electric vehicle or are thinking about starting to do so, it’s good to know where you can charge up. One element making some people hesitant about EV rides is their unfamiliarity with where, when and how to perform charging.

Luckily, there are plenty of electric charging stations in Chicago. Where are they? How does one find them?

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Which vehicles are best for the Chicago winter?

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
A lone individual walks up a snow-covered road in a neighborhood, with slushy tire tracks.

Best Mitsubishi Models for Winter Driving in Chicago

Be ready, Chicagoans: the Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts a particularly snowy winter in Chicago this year. And folks would do well to heed its warning; as weird as the weather was last year, the almanac was 80.5% accurate at predicting it.

In addition to the extra snow, temperatures are predicted to be warmer than usual. This may sound pleasant, but it could mean even more driving danger if temperatures hover around the freezing points and keep roads slick.

With an imposing winter on the way, citizens of Chicago and the surrounding area are looking to stock up on able vehicles that can take it on. Which vehicles are best for staying safe and secure during winter in Chicago? (more…)

Where can I get my credit approved for buying a car near Chicago, IL?

Sunday, October 13th, 2019
A banner ad for the Credit Clinic at Continental Mitsubishi. A 2019 Mitsubishi Mirage emerges riding a psychedelic wave of color.

Continental Mitsubishi Credit Clinic Event

Getting credit approved to buy a car can be difficult for some. And many individuals need just such an opportunity for the chance to pay responsibly and increase their credit score. Where can a person get their credit approved for buying a car in the Chicago area? (more…)

Are museums in Chicago free?

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
Aerial view of area of Chicago bordering Lake Michigan, with several museums in view.

Best Free Art Museums in Chicago

Going to a museum can be an enjoyable, educational and even enlightening experience. Oftentimes admission to a museum is provided for free by a city or organization for the general benefit of the populace or to boost tourism. How about in Chicago? Are museums in Chicago free? (more…)

Why should I switch to snow tires on my car during winter?

Saturday, December 15th, 2018
Car tires on winter road covered with snow

Benefits of Winter Tires in Snow

Now that the winter months have hit us here in the Midwest, drivers know that road conditions can be a hassle at best, and dangerous at worst. If you’re in the Chicago area and are looking for peace of mind behind the wheel this winter, consider switching your vehicle’s tires out for specially designed winter tires.  (more…)

Start off 2018 Right with These Driving New Year’s Resolutions!

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
red fireworks going off on a black background

Car-Related New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s is a great time to make changes in life, getting rid of bad habits and replacing them with good ones. If you’re looking to improve your time behind the wheel this year – whether that means better habits as a driver or taking better care of your vehicle, there are plenty of New Year’s resolutions that are great for driver’s. (more…)

Why Should I Switch to Snow Tires in the Winter?

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
winter tires driving on a snowy road

How Do Snow Tires Affect your Driving? 

Up here in Chicago, we know that snow tires are among the must-haves for winter driving. But how exactly do they affect your driving? Here at Continental Mitsubishi, we’ll walk you through why you should switch your all-season tires over to snow tires during the winter.  (more…)

5 Best Treats to Give Out on Halloween

Friday, October 13th, 2017
halloween candy in pumpkins

Halloween is beginning to ramp up as we get closer and closer to the end of October. It may seem like you still have a lot of time to prepare, but before you know it it’ll be October 31st and your doorbell will be ringing off the hook from trick-or-treaters. Looking to up your candy game this year? Here are the five best treats you can give out on Halloween to your house the premiere candy destination on the block (more…)

Adaptive Cruise Control in your Mitsubishi

Thursday, January 19th, 2017
Mitsubishi Adaptive Cruise Control Explained

Mitsubishi Adaptive Cruise Control Explained

In modern vehicles, there are a wide variety of advanced driver-assistance features designed cut down on reaction times and give driver’s the easiest, safest driving experience possible. Among those features is the Mitsubishi Adaptive Cruise Control, which works to help drivers maintain a steady speed, while adjusting to the vehicles around them. (more…)