Archive for the ‘Community’ Category

How often does Chicago get tornadoes?

Friday, October 18th, 2019

Frequency and Danger of Tornadoes in Chicago

Some Chicago residents hold the (unfortunately mistaken) belief that the city is never hit by tornadoes. This is actually untrue, as many tornadoes have been known to hit the aptly named Windy City over the years. Exactly how often do tornadoes hit 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…)

What are the Best Places to Volunteer near Chicago?

Monday, September 30th, 2019
volunteers sitting around a table

How to Get Involved in Chicago

With Thanksgiving and Christmas just a couple months away, you may have been infected with the holiday spirit already. Volunteering is a great way to channel that goodwill and there’s many great causes to lend your time to in Chicago. But that’s part of the issue when you’re trying to pick one. You only have so much time and there are so many places that could use a hand. To help you decide, we’ve combed through the offerings to find some of the great, lesser-known places.

Here’s our list for some of the best places to volunteer near Chicago. (more…)

Where can I get my car serviced for cheap in Chicago?

Saturday, September 28th, 2019
mechanic carrying a tire on shoulder

Car Maintenance and Service at Continental Mitsubishi

We’ve all been there. All your bills just went through. You just did your grocery shopping. Funds aren’t exactly where you want them to be. And then your brakes go out or your engine starts knocking. Last time you had this happen, you had to pay an arm and a leg for it. Then you’re stuck with a choice: do I put this all on my credit card? Do I have to get a personal loan? Should I just drive through it and hope things don’t get worse?

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Continental Mitsubishi can service your car for cheap in Chicago. (more…)

What are the Weirdest Driving and Car-Related Laws in Chicago?

Friday, September 27th, 2019
chicago morning skyline with reflections in windows

Stop! You’ve Violated the Law! Bizarre Chicago Car Laws

Sometimes Illinois institutes some really weird laws. Like, really, really, weird. For instance, if you have ever lived in Des Plaines and tied a wheelbarrow with a ‘For Sale’ sign on it to a tree, you broke the law. Lived in Normal and made soap without a license? You could’ve been fined for it. These examples got us to wondering, what other bizarre laws does the Chicago area have?

Here’s a list of the strangest car-related laws near Chicago. (more…)

How long will a Mitsubishi Outlander last in Chicago?

Saturday, September 7th, 2019
Black 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander drives along a curving desert highway for many miles.

Expected Mileage on a Mitsubishi Outlander

When buying a new car, it’s important to consider how long it will last; after all, life-expectancy is a big part of a vehicle’s value. What’s the point of buying a cheap car if you just have to buy another one a few years later? It just ends up being a bigger waste of money.

Here in the Chicago area, many of us face demanding driving situations nearly every day. We already know that Mitsubishi vehicles are great for taking on such a heavy load in an economical manner. But how long will they last over time? More specifically, how long does a Mitsubishi Outlander last in Chicago? (more…)

What’s new for 2020 Mitsubishi SUVs in Chicago?

Sunday, September 1st, 2019
2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross cruises into the future through warping time.

What Chicago Drivers Can Expect from Future Mitsubishi Models

As Mitsubishi Motors North America continues its run as the fastest-growing Asian brand in the U.S. for the second consecutive year, we decided it was time to take a look to the future of the brand. The near-future, that is: the 2020 Mitsubishi models are almost upon us, and any day now you’ll be seeing them out on the Chicago streets (in the case of the 2020 Eclipse Cross, you likely already are). So what will the vehicles of this brave new world look like? (more…)

Where can I find cheap new crossovers near Chicago?

Sunday, August 25th, 2019
Two scarlet colored 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUVs idle in the desert dusk.

Low-Priced Crossover SUVs at Continental Mitsubishi

If you’re looking for a new crossover SUV at a great price, Mitsubishi is the way to go. As an automaker known for its economical lineup, long warranty coverage, and high fuel-efficiency, these vehicles are going to be pleasant for your bank account. But where is the best place to find and buy Mitsubishi crossovers near Chicago, IL? (more…)

Where can I order replacement vehicle parts near Chicago?

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
Mechanic in a blue uniform installs fresh parts under the hood of a vehicle in a service shop.

Replacement Parts and Installation at Continental Mitsubishi

Here in northern Illinois, our cars take quite the beating. The seasons alone bring a substantial share of unavoidable damage to the poor machinery, and if you’re driving in the city, it doesn’t take long for such intensity to wear down a vehicle. Before too long, engine lights are flashing and weird noises are coming from every angle.

Even if your car isn’t at this level of near-death yet, it’s likely some parts could use replacing. Where can you get high-quality replacement parts ordered and/or installed in the Chicago area? (more…)