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The Audi Has Options for Teen Drivers

When teens are learning how to drive in heavily populated areas where other cars are found, the slightest error could cause a fender bender. During driving situations in parking zones and on busy streets, a new teen driver can commute confidently to various destinations while operating an Audi A3. The major feature that gives a teen advantages in risky areas is the traffic assist, which is beneficial because this technology works well with the emergency braking tool.

Audi's traffic assist helps a teen effectively scope the surroundings during cruising situations in parking areas and...

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Understanding Motor Oil Myths

With so many motor oil myths lingering from the past, it’s hard to know fact from fiction. Stop at Audi Albuquerque and speak with our qualified professionals about oil changes or any other automotive concerns you may have.

One common motor oil myth is that motor oil needs to be changed if it’s black. As the motor oil lubricates the engine, which is its job, it’s also picking up dirt and debris. Because it's doing its job, it may be black. Consequently, the filter is going to get dirty, too. If you don’t replace it…

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Check out the luxury of the Audi Q3

When you are checking out cars in Albuquerque, you are likely going to notice that the Audi Q3 is getting more popular all the time. This is quickly becoming the most popular luxury subcompact SUV on the market today thanks to all the features it packs in tight.

Chief among those features is the ability to not only handle the city streets but also handle the open roads and the places that don't even have roads thanks to the Quattro four-wheel drive system that is meant to give people a stable ride even when the ground isn't stable…

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You May Need New Tires

Good tires on your vehicle provide proper traction and a smooth ride. If your tires go bad, they could go flat or cause driving difficulty. Before a serious tire problem arises, you may want to get your tires changed.

If you notice that your tires are wearing down on the edges, or if your tires have excessive wear in the middle, it is time to get new tires for your car. If you notice any lumps in the tires or any bare place in the tread, you should get new tires put on as soon as possible. If you have…

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Don't Lose Control of Your Vehicle Because of Hydroplaning


Harsh rain conditions can do more than limit your visibility while driving. Roads that are wet can cause your car to hydroplane if you aren't careful. Driving too fast or having bad tires will cause your car to lose control on wet roads. To see if your tires are acceptable, bring your car to Audi Albuquerque and have a technician check out your tires.

If you need new tires, we will recommend tires that are right for your car and driving needs. In addition, you can have your tires rotated if it isn't time to get new tires…
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What Does Horsepower Really Mean?


Horsepower is a term that was invented in the 18th century. An engineer named James Watt had created a steam engine that he was trying to sell to potential customers. He needed a way to explain how powerful his product was. He came up with a reference from an experience he had while seeing horses work in the coal mines. He estimated that one pony could do 22,000 foot-pounds of work in one minute.

James Watt up sold this theory by saying it was 33,000 foot-pounds of work per minute. He later applied this to his engines and…
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Selecting the Right Oil for Your Car: The Importance of Viscosity Ratings


When you visit our dealership in Albuquerque for an oil change, you will discuss with us what type of oil best meets your motoring needs. At the heart of this discussion is a consideration of what viscosity rating makes sense for your vehicle. You may be like many motorists and not fully understand the viscosity rating.

The viscosity rating is a set of letters and numbers, like 10W-30. The 10W in the set represents the viscosity of the subject oil when the engine is cold. The 30 represents the viscosity of the oil when the engine is hot.

The next…
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Rubber Debris On Your Engine Could Be Sign Of Belt Wear


It is a good idea to regularly inspect your vehicles engine. You do not even need to know exactly what parts you are looking at to get a good idea of whether or not something could be going wrong. When checking your cars motor oil or coolant inspect your engine carefully for signs of rubber chips or shaving scattered throughout. This is one of the most common signs that you have a belt rubbing or cracking, and you need to bring it into Audi Albuquerque today.

A timing belt is critical to the operation of your vehicle, helping the motor…
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Headlights Keep You Safe at Night

What are two things every vehicle has in common? Before you throw out a life line or call a friend, we'll just give you the answer: Headlights. That's right, your car has headlights and so does every car, truck or SUV on the streets of Albuquerque, NM. Having said that, the headlights are not all the same. 

 

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Improve Visibility With Regular Windshield Wiper Service

Clear vision is important when you're trying to see through your windshield during the winter months. The winter can be harsh on the outside of your vehicle when you travel outside of Albuquerque, and most of all your accessories can take a hit. In fact, your windshield wiper blades are one of your least expensive investments for your car and should be maintained or replaced accordingly.

Your local authorized dealer, like Audi Albuquerque, can help you locate your specified wipers and immediately install them on your vehicle without little to no fees. 

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