When to Shift to NeutralLast Updated April 8, 2021 | Meghan Drummond
The purpose of neutral gear is clear in cars with a manual transmission, but if you drive an automatic you might wonder why you have a neutral gear and when you should be using it. We explain why automatic cars still need a neutral gear and when you need to put your car in neutral.
Thinking about getting a Jeep Wrangler but not sure which transmission is right for you? Should you get a manual Jeep Wrangler or an automatic Wrangler? Depending on how you use your Jeep Wrangler, a manual transmission might suit you better than an automatic. However, if you drive your Jeep on a daily basis, you may want to opt for an automatic transmission. Here is a breakdown of each Jeep Wrangler transmission to help you decide!
Distinguishing the difference between an AWD and a 4WD vehicle can be difficult, even for the most knowledgeable car enthusiasts. Each drivetrain has a set of advantages and disadvantages, along with different purposes. Read more about the similarities and differences between four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive on your truck or off-road vehicle!
The merits and disadvantages of RWD and FWD are numerous, so deciding between the two could seem difficult. However, there are several important differences between the two, that when chosen correctly, can improve your driving experience. This guide will help outline the best uses for a RWD and FWD to help you pick a drivetrain best suited for your needs.
Clutches make it possible to shift gears and keep the engine from stalling. While you may only hear about them in relation to manual transmissions, automatics also use them. Clutches in manual transmissions are engaged and disengaged by the driver via a clutch pedal. In automatic transmissions, the clutch is one part of a complex device called a torque converter.