The Benefits of Purchasing a Used Lincoln MKZ at Southgate Lincoln

If you're looking for a used Lincoln vehicle, then you may be unsure where to look first. The automobile market is saturated with a myriad of used vehicles and finding one that best fits your needs can be tiresome. Have you ever heard of the Lincoln MKZ? The Lincoln MKZ is a full-size sedan that's artfully designed from the inside-out and available at our dealership in Southgate, MI. This sedan offers entry-level luxury and outstanding aesthetics thanks to its sweeping lines and well-sculpted contours. We offer this model in our current used inventory.

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Avoid Hydroplaning in Southgate with These Simple Tips

Have you ever hydroplaned? If so, you know it can be scary. Here at Southgate Lincoln, we believe that knowledge is one of the best ways to manage fear. That's why we think it's important to share basic tips for how to avoid hydroplaning with our customers. While you may not be able to completely avoid sliding, you can often take control of the situation if you know what to do.

First, be sure to slow down if it's raining. Even if it's only raining a little bit, it's still possible to hydroplane. Turn your…

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How to Clean Your Car’s Engine

When oil and grease accumulate in your engine, it alters its performance and might lead to damage. Cleaning your car engine might sound unsettling because of how complex your car's engine is with metals, electrical components, and mechanical parts. However, cleaning your car's engine is easier than you think. Here are steps on how to clean your car's engine:

  1. If your vehicle has been running, allow your engine to cool first.
  2. Remove the negative terminals of your car's battery to enhance safety.
  3. Cover the sensitive parts with plastic bags to avoid getting into contact with water…
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What Are the Performance Features of the Lincoln Aviator?

The world of mid-size, luxury vehicles is packed with many options. However, there is really one choice when it comes to a mid-size luxury SUV that delivers on performance - the Lincoln Aviator. That's because the Aviator delivers one of the most powerful standard engines in its class. Here's what the Aviator has to offer.

The Aviator comes standard with a 400 horsepower engine from a 3.-liter turbocharged engine. This engine is designed to give you the confident power that you need even when you are transporting seven passengers, their cargo and a trailer.

 

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Mufflers & Exhausts: What Is Their Role in Your Vehicle?

If you have spent any amount of time learning about your car’s exhaust system, then you have likely heard about its various parts. The tailpipe, muffler, exhaust joints and catalytic converter are all prominent examples of exhaust system pieces. Regarding the muffler, though, are you aware if its responsibility in this overall system?

The responsibility of the automotive muffler has to do with noise. Every exhaust system must generate some noise as it expels engine gasses through the tailpipe. However, a high-quality muffler can reduce these exhaust system sound. 

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A Look At Some the Top Performance Features on the Lincoln Aviator

For those who want a luxury mid-size SUV that can perform on any road or terrain, the Lincoln Aviator is a top choice. That's because the Aviator has been designed as a true all-weather and all-road performance SUV. Here are some of the notable performance features of the Aviator.

The Aviator gives you the option of using a rear-wheel or an all-wheel-drive system. With the rear-wheel drive system, you will have the performance that you will need to handle the passing lane and get that fast acceleration that you will want in certain situations.

 

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Driving on Winter Tires Year-Round

You may be wondering whether you should drive on winter all year long. It may seem inconvenient to switch out your tires multiples times a year. However, it is important for you to do this. Winter tires have unique features that make them great for the winter months, but they are not so great for the warmer months. If you keep the tires on during the winter months, then they will likely wear out a lot more quickly.

The deep treads on the tires will provide you with more traction during the winter months. However, the treads and rubber will…

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