Land Rover Dallas BLOG

What Do Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings Mean?

Not all motor oil is created equally, and the last thing you want to do is damage your vehicle by picking the wrong one. Understanding oil viscosity and how it affects your vehicle can help prevent damage. You’ll also see an overall better performance, as most engines are only compatible with a small scope of oils.

The easiest way to describe viscosity is "thickness." While the oils may appear the same, the higher the viscosity, the more the oil will resist flow. It is important to note that temperature can also affect the thickness of oil. 

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Time to Check Your Transfer Case

As the owner of an AWD/4WD vehicle, you know that routine maintenance is vital to your vehicle's longevity. One system unique to this type of car is the transfer case; below is an explanation of what a transfer case is and how to maintain it:

  • Transfer Case - In an AWD/4WD vehicle, the transfer case is responsible for distributing power to the axles, allowing the driver to choose whether they want two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. 
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Why You Should Never Ignore Your Engine's Timing Belt

Your engine's timing belt is probably not the first thing you think of when your car is due for maintenance. However, if you ignore your engine's timing belt and it fails, or you are not familiar with this car part, it could mean disaster for your car.

When your timing belt fails or jumps off its gears, the valves inside your cylinders can hit one or more pistons, which leads to severe damage. Timing belts fail when car owners neglect to regularly change them as part of routine maintenance. Although timing chains and belts have been around since…

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The difference between compact versus full sized spare tire?

A flat tire is one of the most dreaded and common vehicle breakdowns, and it can happen to anyone without warning. Drivers are often confused about which type of spare to have as a backup. We have two main options that include full-sized spare tire versus the compact or donut spare tire. Each choice has many advantages as well as disadvantages aspects.

The full-sized option is the best choice for individuals that drive long distances. The full-sized version can be driven as long as you prefer. They don't cause any issues with the suspension while using the full-sized choice…

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Make an Informed Purchase by Understanding the Difference Between AWD and 4WD

If you are in the market for a new vehicle with some off-road capabilities, then you certainly have many options available and choices to make. That is why it is important to understand that there is a difference between all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive.

An all-wheel drive vehicle operates exclusively in AWD mode. It continuously monitors traction at all four wheels, and when slippage is detected it will automatically reroute power according through its system of three differentials (front, center, and rear) to maintain the best traction for the vehicle at all times. 

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Our New Online Finance Application Simplifies Your Car-Shopping Experience!

If you've ever bought a car, you know it can be stressful when it comes to financing. We at Land Rover Dallas have made the process much more enjoyable and much easier for our customers. With just a few clicks and keystrokes, you can now obtain a car loan pre-approval entirely online with no hassle or stress from our auto finance center. This is especially helpful for those who have busy schedules and prefer to simplify things as much as possible.

For those who wish to obtain financing at our dealership in person, this option is always available as…

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Understanding What the Dashboard Warning Signals Mean in Your Land Rover

People often underestimate the importance of their dashboard lights. These lights serve to shed some light on a situation when some kind of issue has been detected in your car, and they should never be ignored when they light up. Our service center here at Land Rover Dallas has created a list of the most common and important warning signs that you should always keep an eye out for. Keeping an eye out for these lights on the dash can increase the lifespan of your car as you drive around the city of Dallas!

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Understanding What the Dashboard Warning Signals Mean in Your Land Rover

People often underestimate the importance of their dashboard lights. These lights serve to shed some light on a situation when some kind of issue has been detected in your car, and they should never be ignored when they light up. Our service center here at Land Rover Dallas has created a list of the most common and important warning signs that you should always keep an eye out for. Keeping an eye out for these lights on the dash can increase the lifespan of your car as you drive around the city of Dallas!

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Should You Buy or Lease a New Land Rover?


When you are shopping for a new vehicle, the two main options that you will have will be to either lease or buy the vehicle. If you choose to buy the vehicle, you will be able to own it until you decide to sell it or donate it. When you lease a vehicle, you will only be able to drive it for a period of time that lasts up to two or three years. When that lease term is over, you will have several options of what to do with the vehicle.

One of the common decisions that you will…
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