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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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Road Trip Travel Tips

The excitement that comes with a road trip is immeasurable. The speculated adventure and activities that will take place during the adventure are one of the most awaited by travelers. Our staff at Audi Chandler wish to remind you of the following travel tips as a checklist before hitting the road for your planned journey to avoid travel mishaps:

Familiarize Yourself with the Destination’s Route

Traveling from Chandler, AZ to a new destination requires that you familiarize yourself with the destination before travelling. 

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Enhance Your Control with a Suspension Tune-Up

Your suspension system plays an important part in the handling and control of your vehicle. Old or damaged suspension parts cause unnecessary bouncing, poor turning, and even tire damage. The good news is, if you keep an eye out for trouble signs and have repairs done when necessary, you can stay in control of your suspension and your vehicle. Parts to have inspected include:

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Automotive Service -- Cabin & Engine Air Filters

Many drivers do not understand that air flow is very important for their vehicle. Engines must breath just like people, and both need a significant amount of fresh air. Car owners commonly have their filters inspected when having the vehicle serviced, but many times air filter replacements are not made because they are presumed non-essential in the short run. 

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Why GAP Insurance is Good for You

The value of your car depreciates immediately you are done with your paperwork. The brand new car becomes a used car the moment ownership is transferred from the dealer to you. Therefore, if your vehicle happens to be stolen or damaged, your insurance cover will probably get you a replacement of the depreciated car. 

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Check Your Fluid Levels

Most of us are aware that we have engine oil in our vehicles and that it's important to keep regularly so that it is effective in keeping our vehicle running smoothly.

If you need to get the oil changed in your vehicle or you need to get your fluids topped up be sure to bring your vehicle to us here at Audi Chandler to get it serviced right away.

 

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Keep it Bright

When it comes to headlight maintenance, a little bit of cleaning goes a long way. If you take a few extra minutes to clean your headlights from time to time, it will prevent gunk from building up on your exterior covers. 

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Safe Driving Tips for This Holiday Season

The holiday season can be full of traffic and stress for almost anyone. We at Audi Chandler are experienced in keeping vehicles on the road and in good working condition during the holiday rush. Planning for the holidays is a standard for most people but if you plan for holiday driving as well, it will minimize the stress and may even save you some time.

Tips for Holiday Driving

  • Shop early! Avoid typical shopping days. Traffic is heavier and accidents happen more often.
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