The Genesis G90 is soon to be arriving at John Amato Genesis Milwaukee.
Alright, so there’s a lot of talk about hybrids, PHEVs, and EVs as more of them are popping up. It seems automakers are finally getting it – we need to save (or at least do our best to lessen our damage to) the planet! There’s still a long way to go, but some brands like Mitsubishi Motors are expanding their lineup with more fuel efficient options.
Three out of the five Mitsubishi models, — like the non-hybrid but fuel-efficient-low-emission-vehicle, the Mitsubishi Mirage and Mirage G4, the all-electric i-Miev, and the SUV PHEV, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV — are all very fuel efficient vehicles. But what do all of those terms mean — all-electric, PHEV, low emissions, hybrid? Let’s explore.
Types of Hybrids
Let’s get started with some common terms. Hybrid is basically an umbrella term for any vehicle that uses two or more power sources, but that is a very general term and today there are a few different types of hybrid systems.
One type of hybrid is a hybrid that uses a combination of gas and electricity to power the vehicle. A good example of this is a vehicle that can travel purely on an electric motor powered by battery power, or rely on its gas-powered engine, or use both in conjunction.
Okay, how does this work? That would be due to a power split device, a clever design that links the gasoline engine, generator, and electric motor together. This way, an actual hybrid can be powered by either type of energy source and/or both.
The battery charges itself by siphoning power from the internal combustion engine, or gasoline-powered engine, as it runs, and can also reclaim energy through a process known as “regenerative braking.”
Regenerative braking is is a system in which the electric motor that normally drives a hybrid is put on hold, and the generator that charges the on-board batteries with electrical energy absorbs the energy lost when a vehicle brakes. The energy’s gotta go somewhere right? Why not just recycle it back into the vehicle?
There are also hybrids that have a similar system, but the battery is a little bigger so the car can rely on electricity power a little more because the vehicle can actually be plugged in and charged up. This is called a PHEV, plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. An example of this is the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.
A vehicle that is powered by only electricity is actually an electric vehicle (EV). A good example would be the Mitsubishi i-Miev. An EV is powered by a battery and after one or multiple uses, the battery needs to be charged. Otherwise, it’s a very expensive cinder block. Luckily, many electric ports are opening up around Wisconsin
Hybrid Batteries and Recharging
We’d like to focus on electric vehicles for this article, but let’s take a quick second to review hybrid power, as they were the primary vehicle that led to EV conception.
Now, there’s a few terms to cover so the rest of this makes sense. A battery has three major points – the wattage, the battery’s output, and the battery’s capacity. What are all of these?
The definition of wattage is the measure of electric power, expressed in watts, and is expressed as the amount of power a battery may contain. For example, to power the flux capacitor in the Delorean in Back to the Future, you need a power source that can produce 1.21 jigawatts (or a direct lightning strike).
Battery Capacity is directly linked to wattage. Using the same example, if we do in fact have a battery that stores 1.21 jigawatts of power, then the wattage and capacity are the same in this instance. However, just because the battery is capable of putting out this much energy, doesn’t mean its output will be the same. A battery’s output is how much of the power it stores can be drawn out of it at a time.
Remember in the first Back to the Future, McFly went into the past and got stranded? He used up all the power the battery had in one trip, rendering it useless. The same happens with all batteries in the end, but most batteries, like the one powering your MP3 music player, may have a battery capacity of “x amount of power” but it outputs just enough to keep your music player on and functional without burning out in one use.
Are there different kinds of Hybrid and EV batteries?
The simple answer is: Yes. The types of batteries found in Hybrids, EVWS, and soon PHEVs, are: lithium ion (Li-Ion), cobalt dioxide, nickel-cobalt-manganese (NCM), nicel-cobalt-aluminim (NCA), nicek-metal-hydride (NiMH), manganese oxide spinel (MnO), iron phosphate (FePo), lead-acid batteries, and ultrcapacitors. Li-Ion and NiMH are the most common used today.
Each has their pros and cons. Li-Ion batteries are the most commonly used, and not just in hybrids but also small devices like cellphones and laptops. Their versatility, energy storage, high energy efficiency, and low self-discharge are the pros. The main con? They are expensive to produce and their life cycle isn’t satisfactory for long drives.
NiMH batteries are also well known, commonly used in computers and medical equipment. They have a longer life-cycle than lead-acid batteries and offer significant power. However, they are even most costly, have a higher output (power drains more quickly), and they evidently die (not able to be charged) quicker via hydrogen loss.
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and Mitsubishi i-Miev
Alright, so now that we discussed all of this, the Outlander PHEV and i-Miev might make a little more sense. The Outlander PHEV is a plug-in. The i-Miev is an EV. Let’s look at each one a little closer.
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is powered by a 12-kWh (kilowatt-hour) battery. Meaning 12,000 watts of power are being converted into energy to power it every hour. It consists of 80 battery cells, or 80 minuscule devices capable of generating or absorbing electric energy. It can charge 80% of its power in 30 minutes, but takes 3.5 hours to reach a full charge. It has a miles per gallon gasoline equivalent, or MPGe, of about 157 miles. MPGe is the amount of distance traveled per unit of energy consumed, but the Outlander PHEV can only travel 32 miles on electricity, and over 500 miles using both electric and gasoline. Its emissions are 3 milligramsof nitrogen oxide per kilometer traveled.
The Mitsubishi i-Miev is powered by a 16 kWh battery, meaning it converts 16,000 watts of energy into power every hour, and consists of over 100 battery cells spread out through various cell modules. It has a variety of charging options, and it can also reach an 80% charge in 30 minutes if using a public quick-charger port. It has a MPGe of 121 in the city, and a total range of 62 miles. Being an all-electric vehicle, it gives off zero emissions.
All Mitsubishi models come with a basic warranty of 5 years or 60,000 miles, a powertrain warranty for 10 years or 1000,000 miles, and a 7-year or 100,000 mile anti-corrosion limited Warranty. However, on the i-Miev, it has a transferable powertrain limited warranty of 5 years or 60,000 miles, a transferable new vehicle limited Warranty of 3-years or 36,000 miles, and a battery coverage warranty for 8 years or 100,000 miles.
See more at Milwaukee’s Newest Mitsubishi Dealer. John Amato Mitsubishi www.milwaukeemitsubishi.com
The 2016 Hyundai Veloster stands out in the small-car crowd for more than just its coupe like hatchback body style. It”s a rare blend of style and substance that’s both practical and premium-feeling
Where else are you going to get a three-door design, a generously equipped cabin, an efficient powertrain and a lengthy warranty at a reasonable price? The base model comes equipped with such high-tech amenities like a 7 inch touch screen, Bluetooth capability, and a rear-view camera. You can even outfit the entry-level Veloster with Blue Link emergency telematics, a leather wrapped steering wheel, and a panoramic sunroof.
You can learn more about the value-packed Veloster via the Autotrader video above. Test drive any of the available Veloster at John Amato Hyundai Superstore Milwaukee
Vehicles today are more reliable than ever before, and it’s common to see cars drive well for far more than 100,000 miles. However, vehicle maintenance is still essential, and common car care mistakes can lead to costly repairs. Here are five common car care mistakes to avoid.
OIL AND AIR FILTER CHANGES
Most parts of cars can last for tens of thousands of miles, but oil typically degrades much faster. Although most manufacturers no longer suggest changing oil every 3,000 miles, changing oil when recommended is still essential, as degraded oil can cause engine components to wear prematurely. Make sure to keep up with oil and filter changes.
IGNORING THE “CHECK ENGINE” LIGHT
Anomalous events that don’t hurt a car can cause the “check engine” light to come on, and many people eventually begin ignoring this light unless something feels wrong with their vehicle. However, some problems that trigger the light might not cause any recognizable problems until permanent damage has been done to the engine. Mechanics can use computerized tools to find out what causes the light to come on, so make sure to have your vehicle checked at a trusted dealer.
Modern tires are rugged, but they still wear down at a predictable rate. One of the best ways to ensure that your tires last as long as possible is to have them rotated regularly. Alignment is critical as well; poorly aligned tires cause premature wear and can also hurt your fuel efficiency, which costs you money every time you drive. Rotating, aligning and inspecting your tires also helps detect structural damage early, which can help you avoid blowouts and other potentially dangerous events.
DRIVING WITH A DAMAGED ENGINE
Calling a tow truck can be obnoxious and expensive, so drivers often try to make it to the shop without a tow even if the engine is overheated or performing poorly. Doing so, however, can cause damage to the engine that’s far more expensive that a tow truck. Before trying to drive your car to the shop, make sure to at least call and determine if it’s safe, as blowing a gasket head or causing other damage can result in big repair bills.
Many car maintenance tasks are best handled by professionals, but there’s at least one task all drivers can handle: checking the tire pressure. Checking tire pressure takes only a moment, and filling the tire to the proper level is an easy task that helps maintain the tire’s’ longevity. It makes a difference at the pump as well; under inflated or over inflated tires result in poorer mileage.
Our dealership can help you make the most of your car. If you have any questions or concerns about your vehicle, make sure to give John Amato Mitsubishi’s Service Department a call to ensure your car serves you reliably for years to come. www.milwaukeemitsubishi.com
A credit default occurs when a borrower is unable to repay the credit. And this reflects on your ability to meet timely payments, putting off lenders from offering you reliable car loans after Default near Milwaukee,WI.
But, do not worry, John Amato Hyundai and John Amato Mitsubishi work with a huge network of lenders who look at you current repayment potential and are willing to take a chance with you. This way , you get various affordable rates of interest on reliable vehicles. You can take you time to discuss your options with one of our numerous credit specialists. Whether you get a loan from one of our lenders or our in-house finance program, we report to the credit agency, so when you make your payments on time future lenders will be happy with the positive change to your credit score.
Our Second Chance Finance are two pronged: We help you get into a car and we also assist on getting your credit score back on track. . Another reason to choose John Amato Hyundai and John Amato Mitsubishi is our huge selection of used vehicles.
We offer a wide selection of sedans, trucks, SUV, minivans and sports cars. Our brand selection is not limited to Mitsubishi and Hyundai, we also carry Acura, Audi, BMW, Dodge, Cadillac, Chevrolet and more. You can take a peak at our inventory online. Our vehicles are carefully inspected before we take them in so you need not to worry about safety or upkeep. Like our reliable car loans after default, our cars too come in various price ranges so that there is something for every need, taste, and budget. We take the time to listen to your financial situation,and we work hard to find you a vehicle and financing plan that works.
Even if you had a bankruptcy, divorce, repossession on your record it is not a problem. We feel that our customers deserve a second chance. Talking about prices, we offer internet specials, extended warranty programs and other financial perks to all of our clients. So there is savings at every corner. For more details on starting your transaction contact John Amato Hyundai or John Amato Mitsubishi to start the process.
The 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer specs offer Milwaukee shoppers the premium performance, top-shelf efficiency, and state-of-the-art features that keep even the most discerning drivers excited every time they slide behind the wheel. Learn what makes this impressive compact sedan tick, then come visit us at John Amato Mitsubishi and take one out for a spin. We’re pretty confident you won’t want the test-drive to end.
Performance and MPG
The 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer can be equipped with two efficient engines that deliver both impressive performance and notable fuel economy:
- 2.0L – The 2.0L 16-valve 4-cylinder motor capable of 148 hp and up to 145 lb.-ft. of peak torque, while returning 27 mpg/city and 35 mpg/highway fuel efficiency.
- 2.4L – Drivers can also select the 16-valve 2.4L inline 4-cylinder engine which can make 168 hp and up to 167 lb.-ft. of peak torque while getting 24 mpg/city and 31 mpg/highway.
Drivers can select either a 5-speed manual on the ES 2.0 trim and the GT, or Continuously Variable Automatic Transmission for any trim.
In addition to impressive performance, the Lancer gives drivers a long list of options to choose from so that they can make their Mitsubishi perform exactly the way they want it to, including:
- Comfort and Convenience – Options like heated leather seats, automatic climate control, FAST-Key keyless entry, 6.1-inch touchscreen audio interface with rearview camera, and steering wheel-mounted controls make the cockpit your casual command center.
- Safety – 7 standard airbags, anti-theft system with engine immobilizer, ABS, Active Stability Control, All-Wheel Control and Mitsubishi’s RISE body construction all come together to make drivers safer wherever the road takes them.
- Warranty – The 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer comes with a 10-year/10,000-mile limited powertrain warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile transferrable new vehicle warranty, and a 7-year/100,000-mile Anti-Corrosion/Perforation warranty, as well as 5 years of free roadside assistance to keep you safe.
Check Out the 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer Specs at Your Milwaukee Mitsubishi Leader
For more information about the 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer specs and how they relate to your Milwaukee commute, contact John Amato Mitsubishi, 8380 N 76th St, Milwaukee
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. Oct. 12, 2016 – Hyundai Motor America and Gurnade Inc. combined talents to develop the race-ready Gurnade Veloster Concept for the 2016 SEMA show. The Gurnade Veloster Concept takes the fundamentally-aggressive stance of the Veloster and magnifies it further with integrated flares, front splitter, racing canards, three-piece lightweight forged wheels and a custom rear spoiler.
“Gurnade has always been drawn to the uniquely aggressive lines of the production Veloster,” said Joshua Cloud, owner of Gurnade, Inc. “So when Hyundai approached us with the opportunity to develop one of their vehicles for SEMA, we didn’t hesitate to create the Gurnade Veloster Concept. It leverages all the strengths of the Veloster and takes it where we always envisioned it could go.”
Key modifications to the Gurnade Veloster Concept include:
- 845 Motorsports intercooler, downpipe and cold-air intake
- 845 Motorsports ECU tune
- Synapse blow-off valve
- ARK Performance cat-back exhaust
- NEO Motorsports coil-overs and 6-piston big brake kit
- Pierce Motorsports strut bar, rear torsion bar, and tie brace
- Rotiform 19-inch OZT three-piece forged wheels
- Toyo competition-spec tires
- PPG Refinish Magic Magenta paint
- Lightner Motorsports custom fender flares and grille
- EPR carbon-fiber front spoiler, side sills, and rear garnish
- Seibon carbon-fiber hood and hatch
- ARK Performance carbon-fiber spoiler
- Tippett Auto Design vented bumper cover
- Cappelletti Design custom headlamps and foglamps
- Front crash bar
- InShane Design paint protection
- Cobra Nogaro racing seats
- Takata racing harnesses
- Pierce Motorsports roll cage
- Glowshift gauges and LEDGlow lighting
- SoCal Garage Works carbon-fiber steering wheel
- Phoenix Gold subwoofer and amplifier with Stinger audio system wiring
- Creative Car-Tunes audio system
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 830 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for one year with enrollment. These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and In-Vehicle Service Scheduling.
Mitsubishi is changing directions and revamping its lineup, and part of the reason for that is the sheer success of the company’s crossovers, the Outlander and the Outlander Sport. In a competitive market like the crossover segment, having something that stands out above the rest is a big advantage, and one of the Outlander’s most beneficial advantages is affordability. Reviewers are even praising the upscale Mitsubishi Outlander GT trim, saying it gives buyers for a more high end vehicle without breaking the bank
The Mitsubishi Outlander GT comes standard with a 224 hp 3.0 liter V6 engine, superior to the entry level trim’s 2.4 liter as well as a 6 speed automatic transmission and more sporty paddle shifters. The Super All- Wheel Control Function allows drivers to shift between different driving mode, including and ECO mode that delivers better fuel economy, and there is also a Voice Command feature for the center entertainment system
The Mitsubishi Outlander GT trim level provides these features in addition to a premium leather interior, 19-inch wheels, cutting-edge safety styems, and a vehicle diagnostic screen for around $31000. Come see why everyone is talking about the Mitsubishi Outlander for yourself at John Amato Mitsubishi, Milwaukee. Or check us out online at www.milwaukeemitsubishi.com
If you are looking for an affordable and sporty car that will draw attention and provide smiles behind the wheel, consider the Hyundai Veloster at John Amato Hyundai Superstore.
The Veloster is a sporty subcompact coupe that has a unique feature of a passenger side rear door for easier access to the back seat. It is based on Hyundai Elantra GT bones and shares the engine with the Accent. The Veloster Turbo gets more fire power
Under the stubby hood of the 2016 Hyundai Veloster is a 1.6 liter for cylinder engine that benefits from the direct injection. It develops 132 horsepower and a modest 120 lbs- ft of torque. Output is unchanged when the six speed automatic transmission is chosen called ecoshift and programmed for fuel economy.
The Hyundai does pull strong, the six speed manual work well. The regular suspension is somewhat stiff for the ultimate driving sporty experience.
The Rally Edition comes well equipped. It comes with heated front seats, heated steering wheel, touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity and rear view camera.
With the Rebate offered by Hyundai of $4000 you can pick up and drive away in a new Veloster right around $16000
Schedule a test drive today at John Amato Hyundai Milwaukee.
The Mitsubishi Mirage is back for another model year with a sleek new design and increased performance. While the subcompact offers the expected outstanding fuel economy, there is anew model as well. The 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 is the sedan version of the popular fuel conscious subcompact car. In addition to the new model and design the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage gets a few other updates as well.
The latest subcompact car offers Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. That kind o f connectivity software is usually reserved for more expensive vehicles and, considering the Mitsubishi Mirage starts around $15,000, it was unexpected to say the least.
Both the Mirage and the Mirage G4 shares the same 1.2 liter three-cylinder engine that now puts out an increased 78hp and 74 lb-ft of torque. The Mirage G4 earns slightly less in terms of fuel economy compared to its hatchback sibling.
Overall, both models feature a sleek exterior design with plenty of interior comforts as well as safety technology, like Hill Start Assist. Now available in both hatchback and sedan form, the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage is bound to rule the subcompact market.
We here at John Amato Mitsubishi have them in stock . Stop in today 8380 N 76th St Milwaukee
When considering a coupe or a sports car for your next vehicle. Check out this Used Genesis Coupe available at John Amato Hyundai Superstore Milwaukee. John Amato Hyundai offers drivers throughout Milwaukee WI a wide range of used vehicles for sale, with many make, models, and body styles to choose from, giving drivers throughout all around Milwaukee WI plenty of choices when looking for a new or used car, truck, SUV, or minivan for sale, and with the low prices offered by John Amato Hyundai Superstore, you and many other drivers in Milwaukee WI are certain to find a new or used car for sale that will both meet your needs, and fit into your budget well. So come on in to John Amato Hyundai Superstore in Milwaukee WI today and check out our new and used cars for sale today and drive away with one you love, like this used Hyundai Genesis Coupe
- 1-touch down
- Driver vanity mirror
- Tilt steering wheel
- Air conditioning
- Front beverage holders
- Speed control
- Illuminated entry
- Power windows
- Passenger door bin
- Remote keyless entry
- Overhead console
- Passenger vanity mirror
- Driver door bin
- 1-touch up
- Wireless phone connectivity
- MP3 decoder
- AM/FM radio
- Speakers: 6
- Steering wheel mounted audio controls
- CD player
Seats and Trim
- Max seating capacity: 4
- Rear seats: bench
- Leather steering wheel
- Front seats: bucket
- Front center armrest
- Fuel economy city: 20mpg
- Horsepower: 210hp @ 6,000RPM
- Fuel economy highway: 30mpg
- Transmission: 5 speed automatic
- Variable valve control
- Engine liters: 2.0
- Manual-shift auto: SHIFTRONIC
- Fuel tank capacity: 17.2gal.
- Cylinder configuration: I-4
- Engine location: front
- Recommended fuel: regular unleaded
- Torque: 223 lb.-ft. @ 2,000RPM
- Drive type: rear-wheel
- Number of valves: 16
- Compressor: intercooled turbo
- Door mirrors: body-color
- Rear cargo: trunk
- Power door mirrors
- Bumpers: body-color
Specs and Dimensions
- Compression ratio: 9.40 to 1
- Engine horsepower: 210hp @ 6,000RPM
- Front headroom: 996mm (39.2″)
- Rear legroom: 770mm (30.3″)
- Turning radius: 5.7m (18.7′)
- Passenger volume: 2,515L (88.8 cu.ft.)
- Exterior height: 1,384mm (54.5″)
- Front shoulder room: 1,440mm (56.7″)
- Wheelbase: 2,819mm (111.0″)
- Exterior body width: 1,864mm (73.4″)
- Engine bore x stroke: 86.0mm x 86.0mm (3.39″ x 3.39″)
- Rear hiproom: 1,250mm (49.2″)
- Rear headroom: 879mm (34.6″)
- Front legroom: 1,120mm (44.1″)
- Interior maximum cargo volume: 283 L (10 cu.ft.)
- Exterior length: 4,630mm (182.3″)
- Engine displacement: 2.0 L
- Engine torque: 223 lb.-ft. @ 2,000RPM
- Rear shoulder room: 1,341mm (52.8″)
- Interior cargo volume: 283 L (10 cu.ft.)
- GVWR: 1,930kg (4,255lbs)
- Front hiproom: 1,422mm (56.0″)
Safety and Security
- Traction control
- Brake assist
- Electronic stability
- Adjustable head restraints: driver and passenger w/tilt
- Occupant sensing airbag
- Dual front impact airbags
- ABS brakes
- Security system
- Dual front side impact airbags
- Anti-whiplash front head restraints
- 4 wheel disc brakes
- Panic alarm
- Overhead airbag
- Ignition disable
- Front tires: 225/45VR18.0
- Rear tires: 245/45VR18.0
- Wheel size: 18″
- Speed-sensing steering
- Four wheel independent suspension
- Tires: performance
- Rear anti-roll bar
- Front anti-roll bar
- Power steering
- Sport suspension
- Alloy wheels
Lighting, Visibility and Instrumentation
- Outside temperature display
- Fully automatic headlights
- Front reading lights
- Trip computer
- Variably intermittent wipers
If you want to schedule a test drive or you want more information on our used cars for sale, then stop by our dealership at 8301 N 76th st Milwaukee 53223