What Performance Features Come With the Lincoln Continental?

If you're looking for details about the new Lincoln Continental, we can help at Southgate Lincoln. The new Continental is a top luxury car that provides you with enhanced performance thanks to a plethora of features.

The Continental offers three available engines. The standard engine of the Continental is a 3.7L Ti-VCT that produces up to 305 horsepower. If you want more power, you can choose the twin-turbocharged 2.7L V6 or twin-turbocharged 3.0L V6 engine. 

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Explore the Design of the New Lincoln Nautilus

Here at Southgate Lincoln, the new Lincoln Nautilus is a luxury crossover that is loaded with features and has a unique design that make your ride more enjoyable and capable when you're out and about in Southgate.

The sculped exterior has elegant curves, sweeping lines, and the Lincoln signature grille that exude luxury. There are a variety of wheel options that range from 18 inches to 21 inches, and there's also a hands-free power liftgate that comes in handy when your hands are full. Just kick your foot under the rear bumper when you have 

 

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Why Would A Car Overheat?

Engine overheating is a common and sometimes avoidable car maintenance issue. Coolant fluid and various parts work to keep an engine's temperature at the right level. When an engine overheats, severe damage may result, including a totaled engine. Knowing the common reasons for overheating may assist with preventing the problem.

Coolant fluid leaks are among the top causes of overheating. Look for hose and radiator problems that may lead to a leak. Many people make the "small mistake" of not putting the radiator cap back on after checking the fluid levels. 

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What is front-wheel drive vs. rear-wheel drive?

With front-wheel drive vehicles, you get more fuel efficiency and lower costs overall. However, you suffer on power and handling. This is because your transmission only sends power to the front wheels, which pulls your car forward. However, in a rear-wheel drive configuration, power is sent to the rear differential, which causes your car to push forward. Most sports cars and power-hungry vehicles need rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive to accelerate fast and tow large trailers.

Rear-wheel drive vehicles are better if you want to accelerate fast...

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Know the Signs That Your Brake Pad Need Replacement

Here at Southgate Lincoln we understand the importance of car maintenance and service. We also try to help car owners understand the basic function of things like brake pads. Spotting the signs of bad brake pads could help you save money in the long run.

Your car's brake pads are perhaps the most important component of the entire braking system. When brake pads become worn they can place stress on other brake parts like rotors and cause damage. Brake pads are used to create friction when they make contact with the rotor. That friction is what slows your car…

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Lincoln Navigator: Full-Size SUV With Major Technological Innovations

As one of the most luxurious sport utility vehicles in North America, the Lincoln Navigator offers a superb combination of premium amenities and powerful performance. Southgate Lincoln has this full-size SUV available in several signature editions, including the Lincoln Navigator Black Label and Lincoln Navigator Reserve L.

Once you enter the posh cabin of the Lincoln Navigator, you will admire the high-end features at your fingertips. The instrument cluster comes with a 12-inch LCD monitor that generates notifications on safety, entertainment, directions and other topics. 

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Learn to Jump Start Your Vehicle

At Southgate Lincoln we like to keep you informed. Jump starting a vehicle is an important skill to know for situations when your car doesn't start, and carrying a set of jumper cables in your car is a smart idea. It's also nice to be able to help other people who are stranded on the road.

Simple Jump Start Procedures

First, locate the battery or access terminals on each vehicle. Park each vehicle close enough to each other that the jumper cables reach both batteries. 

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A Few Innovative Technology Feature of the Lincoln MKT

Are you intrigued by the Lincoln MKT at Southgate Lincoln? This is a sought-after midsize crossover at our dealership that our consumers choose because it offers innovation that's unmatched. Read further to find out what technology features the MKT offers.

The Lincoln MKT offers a Blind Spot Information System that features cross-traffic alert. When vehicles are moving into your blind spot, the Blind Spot Information System gives you a warning with a visual alert on the side mirror. When 

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General Oversteering and Understeering Characteristics

When a vehicle maneuvers around curves, it will only stay on the road if its steering system in optimized for steep turns. The process of gliding a car around a curve is simple if it doesn't oversteer or understeer. This guide covers general information about a steering system and simple ways to detect common signs.

A steering system has various components that work together during cornering situations. The degree of a turn varies based on the drive train. If a car has front-wheel drive, power will distribute to the front tires, which is why a vehicle that has this…

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LATCH Evaluations for Automobiles

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is dedicated to doing what insurers do best: minimizing risk. Traditionally, they've been known for the crash tests they perform on new cars. These tests have led to the adoption of all kinds of safety innovations over the years, from seatbelts to airbags and more.

Recently, the IIHS has set its sights on child safety seats. To be more precise, it's focused on the way children are restrained. The acronym LATCH stands for Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children. This refers to the hardware that's used in securing child safety seats…

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