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Having a Great Suspension Makes for a Smooth Ride

Older vehicles do not provide the smooth ride that we know of today. Every little bump and pot hole in the road was felt by the passengers. Luckily, thanks to modern technology, modern cars have a much smoother ride. That is why we here at BMW of Montgomery want to be sure you know the basics of your vehicle's suspension.

Your suspension can be thought of as a shock absorber. Instead of the car itself hitting other metal, it instead rests on the suspension, meaning that the hit is not as pronounced as it would have otherwise been. 

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Is it Time to Inspect Your Brakes?

Good brakes are essential for operating any vehicle safely, regardless of the age or odometer reading. Brakes should always be inspected at least annually, with a good practice being inspection at every tire rotation. Auto manufacturers generally suggest inspection at 12,000 miles if not done annually with regular servicing.

Newer model vehicles with automatic brake systems are in particular included in this maintenance schedule because there are more components that could malfunction than in a typical older model car or truck. 

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How to Follow Move Over Laws

You're driving on the highway when the driver in a car near you turns his/her emergency blinkers on and needs to move to the shoulder of the road. Or, you see that a car has been in an accident and an ambulance and tow truck are behind you, trying to get to the vehicle. What do you do? In situations like these, you should be aware of move over laws.

These essential laws are in effect in all 50 states, and help to keep drivers and roadside personnel safe. If a first aid or police vehicle is trying…

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Why Should You Have Your Tires Inspected?

Not having your tires inspected regularly will cost you money in the long run, but it could also put you and your passengers in danger on the roads. Here are just a few of the numerous reasons to get your luxury car to BMW of Montgomery for tire inspections often.

The wearing patches on the tire are troublesome for two reasons. First, the car will take longer to come to a stop if you need to slam on the brakes in an emergency. Second, your car is going to have a harder time gripping the surface of the road. 

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Keep Your Car Clean When Traveling With Food for the Holidays

The holiday season is coming around, and that means you'll be making the journey to an annual family gathering. You cooked up some delicious food and you're ready to bring it to your family. There is only one problem. You just got a brand new car and you would be devastated if your chicken noodle soup were to spill onto your new seats and carpet! At BMW of Montgomery, we want to make sure your car stays clean.

There are some things you'll want to do to keep your soup from spilling. 

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Find Reliable OEM Parts at BMW of Montgomery

When you are in need of a spare part that can keep your car’s quality in check, then the professional service technicians here at BMW of Montgomery are ready to assist you. Our stock of genuine BMW auto parts is well furnished to guarantee your windshield wipers, shock absorbers, or brake pads the best quality.

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Prevent Your Headlights From Becoming Cloudy

Headlights help you see the world around you as you navigate your BMW at night. Yellow-tinted headlight covers are often a clear indication of poor headlight maintenance. Most headlights are made using plastic material, and direct sunlight causes the cloudiness to form over time if the headlights are not properly maintained and regularly cleaned. 

 

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Seasonal Maintenance for a Safer Vehicle

Thousands of car owners can be expected to fill their car with gifts and delicious things to eat for the holiday trip home. But before you indulge in great food and gift giving traditions, there are a few things you need to do to make sure your car does not break down while on the ride back.

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Keep in Mind the Total Cost of Ownership When Car Shopping

Buying a vehicle can be hard work and a process that is often stressful. Here at BMW of Montgomery, we feel that high pressure should never be part of the sales process. Our goal is to sell you the BMW vehicle you want to purchase and can afford. We want you to take time and think about the total cost of ownership before you buy your next vehicle. So, what does total cost of ownership mean?

The total cost of ownership applies to the car cost and everything that goes with owning a BMW.

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