Check Out These Audi Q5 Performance Features

In the market for a luxury compact SUV that is growing in popularity with drivers? You might want to take a closer look at the Audi Q5 and see what all the buzz is about.

The new Audi Q5 has the Quattro all-wheel-drive system making driving in any conditions easier. It doesn't matter if you are driving in heavy rains or a driving snowstorm...

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How to Recognize When It's Time to Repair Your Brake Pedal

Your brakes may well be the most critical part of your vehicle. If your hardware is faulty or damaged, the results can be disastrous. You will want to keep your eye on a few vital details to ensure the safety of both you and your passengers.

If there's air in your brake line, you will need to be careful. A vehicle's brake system relies entirely on a hydraulic pressure system, and blocked air flow can spell disaster for the technology. 

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A Closer Look at Car Battery Ratings

When purchasing a new battery for your car, it's important to look at several parameters. The cold cranking amps (CCA) number is particularly crucial if you live in a region with a cold climate. This universal rating provides an accurate estimate of a car battery's performance in freezing weather. In fact, the CCA refers to the maximum current that a lead acid battery could generate when the temperature is zero degrees on the Fahrenheit scale. 

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What Type of Materials Are Used to Make a Headlight Lens?

The conventional headlight lens consisted of glass which was bent to throw a focused beam onto the road. These early lenses were heavy and would need complete replacement when chipped or scratched. Otherwise, the light would diffuse and reduce the focus parameters of the headlight.

Most new vehicles include headlights that carry headlights with lenses consisting of plastic polycarbonate. These lenses are light, impact resistant, and allow for greater freedom in design. 

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What is the Difference in Trim Levels for the Audi A4?

The Audi A4 comes in three trim levels: Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige. The difference between each trim is considerable. In technological advances from one trim to the next, the Audi A4 has a trim for every customer.

The technology included in the base Audi A4 Premium is impressive. The Premium comes standard with Xenon headlights and LED running lights, heated front seats, a shaded sunroof with power tilt and slide features, leather seating, and a smartphone interface. 

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Myths about Your Motor Oil

At your office or at a dinner party, you might hear myths about motor oil that are accepted as common knowledge. Let's debunk one of those myths right now.

Have you heard the one about changing your oil before a long trip? You do not necessarily have to follow this so-called rule. You should change your oil based upon the mileage recommended by your car's manufacturer. 

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Enjoy Premium Sound with the A3 Audi Sedan

The Audi A3 sedan is a popular luxury sedan. In addition to what's under the hood, the A3 is packed with technology that keeps drivers connected to the world while never leaving the vehicle. The entire vehicle can be controlled via a smartphone interface. Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto interface are both compatible with Audi's technology features.

The Bang & Olufsen Sound System delivers a premium audio experience. Not only will the driver enjoy the vehicle's sound system, but all passengers will too. 

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A Guide to Safe Towing

If you have items you need to tow behind your vehicle, it’s recommended to run a safety inspection before hitting the road. The first thing to establish is your vehicle’s maximum towing weight capacity. You will want to determine what the manufacturer’s guidelines are for maximum tow and tongue weight allowance. It you’ve verified that your automobile, the hitch, and the trailer are compatible, it’s time to move on to other safety considerations.

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Front-Wheel Vs. Rear-Wheel Drive: Wet-Weather Ready or Sports Car Handling

You've probably heard that front-wheel and rear-wheel drive aren't the same. You've maybe even been told that one is better than the other. This simply isn't true. Both have their pros and cons, and we're here to tell you what they are.

One of the major benefits of rear-wheel drive is that it handles better in a lot of driving conditions; it's put in a lot of sports cars, if that give you an idea. It's also less likely to have maintenance issues, which is why rear-wheel is often put in police cars…

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Don't Drive on Tires with Poor Treads

Your tires are something that help you as you drive and that keep you from getting into crashes. When the treads on your tires are in good shape, you will feel confident in your car. When the treads on your tires are worn down, you will feel out of control.

The tire treads that you are dealing with will affect the way that the road feels beneath you and the way that your vehicle handles. 

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