luxury car care tips

Keeping your luxury car in pristine condition can be easy, as long as you’re willing to follow some basic steps. Whether you have a new sedan or old SUV, if you want your car to look good, follow these luxury car care tips. According to Kelley Blue Book, you should do the basics like get regular oil changes, do basic maintenance, and drive with caution. These will keep any car in good working order. For those with luxury cars, however, there are some extra steps to take. Exterior maintenance is especially important, so be sure to wash, rinse, and wax at least once a month. Polishing chrome is also a Read More →

Choosing the right drivetrain

You’ve probably heard the terms two-wheel drive (2WD), four-wheel drive (4WD), and all-wheel drive (AWD), but did you know that there’s an important distinction between each of them? Choosing the right drivetrain is easier than you might think. According to Autotrader, a drivetrain is the system that sends the power from the engine to the wheels. A 2WD system sends power to just two wheels, either in the front (FWD) or in the rear (RWD). This is good for mild climates, usually offering better overall performance, especially when it comes to fuel economy. The 4WD systems, sometimes written 4×4, send power to all four wheels. In most new cars, this Read More →

When traveling to some of your favorite vacation destinations in any of the new trucks in GMC’s lineup, it’s important to ensure your trailer in tow is set up properly. To help you out, we’ve put together a few summer trailering tips. Tire Inflation: Make sure both your truck and trailer’s tires are properly inflated before taking off. Improper tire inflation effects fuel efficiency and handling. Spare Trailer Tire: Your truck comes equipped with a spare tire, make sure you pack one for your trailer too. A flat tire could become timely and very costly on a summer road trip. Adjust Mirrors: When you have a trailer on the back Read More →

make your car eco-friendly

Today is Earth Day, a national holiday established for events to support the protection of the Earth. This day of all days is truly the time to “be green.” One of the biggest and easiest ways we can do this is to change our car habits. Here are some tips to make your car eco-friendly in honor of Earth Day: Carpool to work, school, or to run errands, reducing car emissions overall. Reduce the weight of your car, allowing it to use less energy. If possible – turn off the A/C, which increases fuel costs, and roll up windows, which decrease vehicles’ aerodynamic efficiency when down. Be sure to get Read More →

spring car maintenance

We are a couple of short weeks away from the official start of spring. That means it’s time to get your car up to date on all of its maintenance, clean it up, and hit the road for this season’s first road trip. To make sure your car is ready to go, follow our spring car maintenance checklist. Check the battery. Car batteries take a beating in the winter. Though we don’t see the cold temperatures the northern states get, it’s still a good idea to have your battery checked. If it’s nearing the end of its life, have it replaced as soon as possible. Inspect the tires. Tires get Read More →

As if there isn’t already enough to despise about driving in the winter time—between nearly invisible patches of ice, blinding drifts of snow, and the sudden seeming cognitive failure of every other driver on the road—there’s the ever-increasing threat of potholes. So, just what are potholes, and why are they more prevalent in the winter? Potholes are formed when water soaks into the asphalt through cracks and breaks in the surface. Over time, water erodes the surface layer as cars drive over it. When that water is given a chance to freeze, it expands beneath the surface and takes up more space, further weakening the asphalt. When that water melts, Read More →