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Should I Warm Up My Car's Engine In the Winter?

Posted by Poquet Auto on Dec 4, 2019 4:23:14 PM

Many people dread having to drive during the cold winter months when the roads become covered in ice and snow. Unless you have remote start or a garage, having to drive on these road conditions become even worse when you have to get into your freezing car. Just start your car and give your cabin and engine time to warm up then hit the road, right?

If you could change one thing about your current car, what would it be?

Posted by Poquet Auto on Nov 22, 2019 12:24:25 PM

A lot of people love their cars. Whether it's the handling, gas mileage, or the color, there are always certain aspects of the car that people cling to as a reason why their car means so much to them. Many of us drive our cars daily and have learned which of these features help get us through our commute, whether it's heated seats on a cold winter day or a nice sound system to listen to your favorite music.

Winter Driving FAQs for Minnesota Newbies

Posted by Poquet Auto on Nov 6, 2019 10:14:25 AM

Whether it’s blizzards, whiteouts, sub-zero temperatures, black ice, or freezing rain -- Minnesota has it all. To survive the extremes, Minnesotans have to be both tough and smart. Regardless if you are driving to work or running quick errands, road conditions during the winter months are never predictable.

Why Original Paint on a Vehicle Matters

Posted by Poquet Auto on Oct 24, 2019 9:32:00 AM

Car paint matters. It’s not just so you can look clean and sporty with candy-apple red or sleek and classy with sheer black. Paint is a key part of our 110-point inspection process when buying used vehicles. It's also important to know if a car has been repainted and how to spot the difference.

5 Easy Tips to Prepare for Winter

Posted by Poquet Auto on Oct 3, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Driving in the midwest is typically a pretty easy thing to do. You can get from point A to point B without having to put too much thought into how you are going to get there and how long it may take you. This can be said for three seasons of the year, once winter arrives, most things about your commute need to be taken into consideration. Are the roads plowed and safe? Do I need to leave early in anticipation of delays? Will I need to get new or winter tires?

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