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Easily Test Your Vehicle's Battery Voltage

Testing your car's battery is an easy procedure that can give you a good idea of whether or not you need to replace it.

Testing for Voltage

Make sure your voltmeter is set to measure in voltage. With the vehicle turned off touch the red positive test lead on the voltmeter to the positive terminal on the battery; at the same time touch the black negative test lead to the black terminal on the battery. This should give you an accurate reading of how much voltage your battery is putting out.

Analyzing the Results

?If the battery measures more…

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

Your car’s drivetrain powers up the wheels on your vehicle so that they move forward and backward. With a front-wheel drive vehicle, you get basic power, greater gas mileage, and cheaper overall price for the vehicle. That’s because it’s easy to design a front-wheel drive vehicle. Rear-wheel drive takes a little bit more effort to design.

With rear-wheel drive, the power is transferred through the transmission via the car’s driveshaft to the rear differential. Rear-wheel drive vehicles are made for horsepower and towing, which is why big trucks, SUVs

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Subaru Ascent is Built to Last

When you buy a three-row SUV, you don't only want a vehicle that will work hard for you, but you also want one that you'll love. The Subaru Ascent is that vehicle, thanks to all the great features it incorporates. Our customers and staff alike at Subaru of Spokane alike love the Ascent. Here is why.

The Ascent is built on a solid platform that includes all-wheel drive. Built with a high-strength steel body, you'll enjoy a quiet ride along with improved safety. That strength also allows you to tow 5,000 lbs., enough for a good-sized…

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Subaru Crosstrek Features: Spacious Cargo Area & Raised Roof Rails

The Subaru Crosstrek is a popular compact crossover, which we have in stock here at our dealership! To help introduce you to this vehicle, we've selected a couple of its features to highlight and discuss here today.

The Perfect Size SUV With a Spacious Cargo Area

With a surprising 121.6 cubic feet of interior volume, a wide rear-opening lift-gate, and 60/40 split rear folding seatbacks, the Subaru Crosstrek definitely doesn't sacrifice space. With the rear seatbacks up, three can comfortably be seated, but when the seating isn't needed, it makes for even more room for…

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Be Proactive: Get Your Car's Winter Survival Kit Ready

Winter approaches. As a result, you need to enhance your motoring safety measures, including creating a winter survival kit for your car. There are a number of items that must be included in your car's winter survival kit for maximum safety when on the road.

Make sure your kit has extra blankets and warm clothing. The kit should have bottles of fresh water and nonperishable food items in the event you become stranded. You need to make certain a first aid kit in your automobile is fully stocked.  

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Keep Your Car From Being Stolen

Every year more than 700,000 vehicles are stolen, and our staff at Subaru of Spokane want to help you avoid becoming a victim of auto theft. Having your vehicle stolen is not only inconvenient and stressful, but it can also be costly. We have some great tips on ways to keep your vehicle from being stolen. Stop and see us and allow us to help.

Make sure all the doors and windows are not just closed but also locked when you park and leave the vehicle. Do not leave your keys in the vehicle, even if you think they…

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The New Subaru Legacy Brings Something Worthwhile

Subaru released the new 2020 Subaru Legacy, and it has a lot to offer for both passengers and drivers. We at Subaru of Spokane encourage you to look at all of the features and enjoy the design of the Legacy. From the exterior to the interior, there is something new in this model.

One noticeable thing about the Legacy is that the interior of has been completely redesigned to bring you an entirely new experience. You also get a roomy interior so that you can be very comfortable whether you are driving around or are just going for a ride…

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Enjoy Luxury With the Subaru Forester

Do you need a popular SUV? The Subaru Forester is a great choice. This SUV is a good option for couples and large families. It has plenty of space for your passengers and cargo. At Subaru of Spokane, we know you want great exterior and interior features. This SUV is stylish and reliable. Forester vehicles can stay on the road for more than 10 years.

The power panoramic moonroof gives the SUV an air of elegance. When you are driving in Spokane, WA, your passengers can enjoy the warm or cool breeze. This is a standard feature in the Limited…

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The Many Features of the Subaru Outback

The new Subaru Outback is a popular all-wheel drive crossover. This particular vehicle has been around for quite some time, and it has built a loyal following. The Outback has advanced technologies as well as plenty of capability. Here are some more wonderful features.

The new Subaru Outback comes equipped with a huge 11.6-inch touchscreen. This touchscreen has good colors, and it hosts a number of applications. 

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Explore & Enjoy the Features of the All-New Subaru Impreza

The all-new Subaru Impreza is a remarkable compact car. From its advanced technologies to its striking good-looks, this vehicle has it all. Compact-car lovers will be thoroughly be impressed by all of the enhancements, and these enhancements are designed to produce a wonderful driving experience.

Apple CarPlay is one of the best and most sought-after features for most individuals. You can connect your iPhone to the car's system for streaming music. You can also make calls and send/receive text messages. Wheel sizes range from 16-inches to 18-inches in size. 

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