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Jargon Breakdown: Engines | Luther Mankato Honda


It is extremely beneficial to be familiar with automotive jargon (which can be pretty daunting if you aren't) in order to make the right vehicle purchasing decisions. In the future, Luther Mankato Honda will be periodically posting to the blog a few handy guides to commonly used terms, abbreviations, or phrases within the automobile industry.


For example, if someone says a vehicle has a 3.6L V6 engine producing 290 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque, can you decode what they're saying?

Let us help. We'll break down this example and then add some additional terms to…

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You Might Need New Brakes | Luther Mankato Honda


It goes without saying, but your brakes very well may be the most important component of any vehicle outside of the engine. Your brakes are the first responder when it comes to keeping you safe in nearly any situation. Making sure your brakes are in check should be of paramount importance to any driver. Below, we'll talk about some warning signs that should encourage you to go get your brakes checked out.


Noises - Obviously, strange noises coming from your wheel well is a give away that something may be up. When the brake pad gets low, the brakes squeeze…

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