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Which is better diesel or gasoline?

If you’re considering buying a new vehicle, you have plenty of options. Factoring in the number of manufacturers, models, trim levels, and option packages, it can seem like there’s almost too many choices to make. Now, most people have an idea what they want. Perhaps a pickup truck, SUV, or a sedan. 

Choosing a powertrain can be one of the most challenging decisions buyers make. Today, vehicles often have multiple powertrain options for each model. Do you choose a traditional gas engine, a turbocharged version, or perhaps you have a diesel engine available. Of all the engines, the diesel powertrain might be the least understood.

So, we’ve created this comparison between gas and diesel engines to help you understand the differences. We’ll show you the pros and cons of each to help you make an informed decision. Read the rest of this entry >>

The Differences Between Horsepower and Torque Explained

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Admittedly, automobiles have eased our lives to a great extent. A statistical report published in 2021 indicates that almost 90% of families own at least one vehicle. Given that this is a worthy investment, we should learn some basic differences, such as those between horsepower and torque, before making a purchase.

Now, suppose you’re wondering about their roles and which one is more important while buying a new or used car. In that case, we’ll help you understand the main roles of horsepower and torque and which is more important in a vehicle and then explain the difference between them. Read the rest of this entry >>

Two-Stroke vs. Four-Stroke Engines – What’s the Difference?

Engine Diagram drawn on grid paper

Although automotive tech has changed significantly over the years, four-stroke and two-stroke remain the two main combustion engine designs. Although the pre-owned cars at the NJ State Auto dealership in Jersey City feature four-stroke engines, many people can’t differentiate between two-stroke and four-stroke engines.

In this guide, our car experts discuss two-stroke and four-stroke engines and how they work. After reading this, you’ll have a better idea of how engines work. Read the rest of this entry >>

Best New Jersey Car Shows

Classic Car Show in New Jersey
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It’s great to be a car enthusiast in Jersey City, New Jersey, as you’re within a short drive of many auto-related activities and events. If you’re interested in attending car shows, you’ll be spoiled for choice as well. Over the course of the year, plenty of auto shows are held throughout the state, featuring a wide array of interesting vehicles. The following is a list of popular car shows in New Jersey:

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