No matter where you live, getting your car maintained and prepared for winter is a very good idea. We've written in the past about how the cold weather can affect your car. It causes your tires to deflate more quickly, increases the likelihood that you'll have a stalled battery, and thickens the fluids that keep your engine running.
However, even if you live in an area where you're not affected by cold weather, routine car maintenance is still important because the days are much shorter. You don't want to be stuck on the side of the road in need of a tow in the dead of night. In addition to that, routine maintenance extends the life of your car, maximizes its performance, and ensures healthy gas mileage. So what should you do to get your car ready for winter now that it is here?Read More
Snow tires provide twice the performance of brand new all-season tires, and dramatically decrease stopping distance. In fact, “recent tests conducted by Tire Rack saw a 35-percent improvement in braking when using winter tires over standard all-season tires. That is a life-and-death difference.”Read More