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Compare 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport to Nissan Competition

When it comes down to it, what's more important? Owning a crossover with the most advanced tech or one with affordable pricing and extended warranty protection? If you're like most Mississippi customers we see at Ridgeland Mitsubishi, two important aspects of car buying are price and warranty. You want to know that the vehicle you invest in will have coverage if something goes wrong. When you buy the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport from your Ridgeland dealer, you'll experience the benefit of price and protection.

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Replacing a Flat Tire is Easier Than You Think

At Ridgeland Mitsubishi, we hear about car owners getting flat tires from time to time. We want to make sure you know how to get a spare on so that you can make it to your destination.

There are a few tools that you will need to replace a flat. This includes the spare tire, a car jack, a lug wrench, and a flashlight. It’s also a good idea to have emergency beacons so that other drivers can see you when you’re on the side of the road. 

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Tips for Repairing Light Scratches on Your Vehicle

At Ridgeland Mitsubishi, our service techs are sometimes asked about how to repair a light scratch to a vehicle's paint job. There's an inexpensive method of touching up minor damage to a painted surface that looks good and prevents corrosion from developing.

A shallow scratch that didn't reach bare metal can be repaired with touch up paint that matches your vehicle's color code. Once you have the correct color paint, clean the scratched surface with soapy water and buff it with a fine 220 grit or better sand paper.  

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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

Are your tires clean? If you have noticed dust buildup and debris, then you should make sure you’re cleaning your tires often. You don’t want to get dirt stuck in the wheels, because your tires could crack or explode if burdened by pockets of dirt and grime.

When you clean your car, you always want to start with the wheels. This is because you want to use a special cleaner with your wheels, and you don’t want to spray up grime onto the body of your vehicle.  

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Best Ways to Control Pet Hair in Your Vehicle

Your dog may love being a passenger in your car, but Fido can leave behind a sizeable amount of hair on your vehicle's upholstery. Here are some tips from our service department at Ridgeland Mitsubishi on how to control pet hair after taking your dog for a ride.

An inflated balloon that is rubbed over your upholstery creates static electricity that can attract and remove pet hairs. Put on a pair of rubber gloves, spray lightly with water and rub over your car seats to effectively pick up dog hairs.  

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LATCH Evaluations in Your Next Vehicle

Safety is the number one concern for car buyers with a family. If they can't feel secure driving around in the car, then they won't buy it. One of the biggest safety features for a child is their car seat, and while they are extremely safe, they can be a hassle to take in and out of a car. That is why we here at Ridgeland Mitsubishi are so excited to tell you all about LATCH Ratings.

LATCH stands for Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children. It is a rating scale that tells parents what cars are best…

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Creating a Survival Kit for Your Vehicle and the Cold Winter Months

When the weather outside is cold, you might start to worry about trips that you need to take in your vehicle. You wonder what would happen if you were to get stranded somewhere in the middle of nowhere. Ridgeland Mitsubishi wants you to be prepared for anything that could happen by setting up a winter survival kit for your vehicle.

Your winter survival kit should include items that will help you stay warm. Consider stashing warm gloves and a thick hat in the kit. Add old blankets to the kit and anything else that you can think of that will…

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Knowing What Letters Stand for With Motor Oil

There are a ton of myths surrounding motor oil that it can cause a lot of major - and avoidable! - mistakes. One of the common mistakes of motor oil come with trying to read the oil on the package. This comes with a misunderstanding of the letters on the oil package.

When reading the oil specification on the package, one of the letters people come across is the W. A lot of people assume that it just stands for weight. However, this is about the viscosity of the oil. Therefore, the W would stand for winter. This would let you know…

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Technology Features That Make the Mitsubishi Mirage Fun to Drive

The Mitsubishi Mirage is a popular subcompact car that's affordable yet equipped with modern technology features. You can find the Mitsubishi Mirage at Ridgeland Mitsubishi. Two of the top technology features that make this subcompact car fun to drive are the available Rockford Fosgate ecoPUNCH system and Bluetooth connectivity.

If you have a love for music and enjoy quality, powerful bass that isn't distorted, you'll love the available Rockford Fosgate ecoPUNCH system. It consists of a MOSFET subwoofer and amplifier that deliver crisp, clear audio with powerful bass. 

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Advanced Safety Features Available for the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

Our team at Ridgeland Mitsubishi strives to keep our consumers up-to-date about the features that are offered with the models in our inventory. The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is a sought-after compact SUV that comes loaded with advanced safety features to help keep you safe.

The available Rear Cross Traffic Alert system is offered with the Eclipse Cross. This feature monitors for approaching vehicles when you are backing up. When a vehicle is detected when you are in reverse, you will be provided with a warning that will appear on the side mirrors.  

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