Get Ready for Fall Colors Today

Whether you’re planning a personal getaway, a couples’ weekend or a trip for the whole family, enjoying colorful fall foliage is a great way to spend your time. These tips from Fox Lincoln of Chicago are meant to help you get the most from your next leaf-peeping adventure.

Maples, oaks, aspens, dogwoods and other hardwoods generally provide the best fall color, so be sure to select a route that includes these types of trees in abundance. Municipal, state and national parks generally offer hiking paths and roadways with great opportunities for up-close observation of fall colors as well as…

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Schedule Back-to-School Auto Service

Even if you have factory-scheduled maintenance, it's still helpful to bring in your vehicle for back-to-school service, especially if the school year entails lots of weekday and weekend commuting. What service should you get? Our Fox Lincoln of Chicago team put together a short list.

Engine and Brakes

The engine makes your car go, and the brakes make it stop. These two parts should always be in peak condition. When properly maintained, most engines only need periodic oil changes or new filters. For brakes, have their fluid levels checked. Your brakes might also need to be tuned or the…

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Consider These Lincoln Corsair Performance Features!

At Fox Chicago Lincoln, we have the Lincoln Corsair in our inventory, so you can come to experience the performance features for this luxury vehicle. So if you've always wanted a Lincoln, the Corsair is an excellent option if you want versatile performance feature options.

Consider the Lincoln Corsair for the handling features. Not only will you have drive modes to choose from, but you'll also have available all-wheel-drive. This luxury sedan is ready to take you anywhere you need to go with impressive handling and design features such as piano keys to shift gears!

 

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Lincoln Navigator: Performance Features

The Lincoln Navigator allows you to drive in comfort and in style.

The Lincoln Navigator offers 5 driving modes (slippery, excite, conserve, deep conditions, and normal). You can easily switch between the different driving modes with simple twist of the knob. The Lincoln Navigator comes with adaptive suspension which automatically adjusts to ever changing road conditions. It also comes with a 10-speed transmission. The Lincoln Navigator includes a twin-turbocharged engine with 450 horsepower, 510 lb/ft of torque, and a tow mode that can tow up to 8,700 pounds. It is made of an all-

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Check Out the Luxurious Lincoln Corsair

The Lincoln Corsair is such a luxurious SUV that is sure to turn heads on the road with its beautifully crafted exterior. Not only is the new Lincoln Corsair is attractively assembled, it is equipped with some amazing performance features that makes your driving experience safe, smooth, and comfortable. 

Key Performance Features Of The Lincoln Corsair

Some of the many performance features included and available on the Lincoln Corsair are:

  • Electric All Wheel Drive
  • 8 Speed Transmission
  • 2.0L to 2.3L I-4 Turbocharged Engine; 2.5L Atkinson-cycle 4 Cylinder Engine
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Discover Options Galore With the Lincoln Nautilus

For a mid-size sport-utility vehicle that you can truly personalize to meet your expectations, you won’t go wrong with the Lincoln Nautilus. The Nautilus comes with a selection of powertrain options and added amenities that are aimed at appealing to drivers in and around Chicago, and they’re all on display in the showroom at Fox Chicago Lincoln today.

You can go with the capable turbocharged four-cylinder engine or kick up the power with a twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine that supplies more than 325 horsepower. Your engine of choice will be paired with a well-engineered 

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Are Summer Tires Better Than All-Season Tires?

Summer tires and all-season tires may look the same, but if you take a closer look, you’ll see that the grooves, tread pattern, and materials are all different. That’s because summer tires are also known as performance tires. These were made with sticker compounds for better traction control and handling, especially during heavy rains.

All-season tires also provide some traction control but not to the extent of summer tires. You’ll be able to brake faster and accelerate quickly with summer tires, whereas all-season tires are made for colder seasons. 

 

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Why Tire Pressure Matters

Checking tire pressure regularly is beneficial in a lot of ways. However, this has not been a subject of concern to many car owners. Does tire pressure matter? a decrease in 14.5 PSI of your tire pressure leads to a 30% increase in rolling resistance. RR (Rolling resistance) causes cars to use more energy while moving. This causes a 3.5% increase in fuel consumption proving relatively expensive in the long run.

Wrong tire pressure also causes hydroplaning. Tires don't get in contact with the ground when driving on a watery surface. This affects the directional stability, vehicle…

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How to Handle a Roadside Emergency in Chicago

Life can get hectic, and a roadside emergency can happen to anyone at any time. Knowing how to stay calm and handle an emergency is important. Here are some things the Fox Chicago Lincoln team wants you to keep in mind.

Being prepared is the most important thing. Have a well-stocked roadside emergency kit in your vehicle at all times. You may need to change what you keep in your kit as the weather changes. Items to always include are things like a flashlight, jumper cables, nonperishable snacks, and plenty of water.

 

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Understanding the Difference Between a Compact Temporary and Full-Size Spare Tire

Getting a flat tire is no fun. It can be a tremendous inconvenience. Here at Fox Chicago Lincoln, we make sure all of our vehicles have a spare tire so that our customers can get back on the road quickly. Here's what you should know about the difference between a compact temporary and a full-size spare tire.

A full-size spare tire is probably the most convenient to use. That's because it's much like your regular tire. You can put it on your vehicle and drive as usual as long as you are sure to rotate it with…

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