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4 Ways To Identify Abnormal Tire Wear

Posted by Poquet Auto on Mar 7, 2019 3:07:00 PM

Where rubber meets the road.

Tires are what separates you and your vehicle from the cold, hard, and dangerous surface of Minnesota’s roadways.

Have you ever walked out to your vehicle and spotted a dreaded flat? Minnesota roads cause all sorts of wear and tear to your car's tires which can lead to flat tires.

So, how do you spot abnormal tire wear before you’re stranded somewhere? With a trained eye, you can tell if something is wrong simply by looking at the wear patterns on your tires.

No matter the season in Minnesota, understanding your car’s tire wear patterns will help keep you on the roads.

How to Avoid Buying a Lemon

Posted by Poquet Auto on Feb 21, 2019 12:53:00 PM

When purchasing a big ticket item, such as a car, the process can be anxiety-inducing. While savvy car buyers recognize that buying a previously owned vehicle is a smart buy, the worry of inheriting car issues from a previous owner can be of concern. But, that shouldn’t take the option of buying pre-owned cars off the table. Learn the facts about lemon cars, lemon laws, and steps you can take to avoid buying one!

8 Vehicle Features We Love Year-Round

Posted by Poquet Auto on Feb 7, 2019 9:05:00 AM

Minnesota weather can bring anything from -50° wind chills in the bitter cold winter to 100° summer days. With an ever-changing weather system in the Twin Cities, there’s a lot to be thankful for insides our vehicles. To show our gratitude to the automotive industry, we thought we’d highlight some truly amazing vehicle tech options and innovations that we oftentimes take for granted. Below are the top 5 features we’re grateful for, no matter the season.

Luxury Cars vs. Mainstream Cars: What You Need to Know

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jan 24, 2019 10:09:00 AM

With 35 car brands in the United States and even more vehicles imported from all over the globe, the every day auto buyer has multiple choices when it comes to luxury and mainstream vehicles.

While most of these brands manufacture production cars, the differences between luxury and mainstream might not be clearly defined for someone who is in the market for a new vehicle. If there are luxury counterparts in the mainstream auto-world, what separates premium from standard everyday options, and how does a car buyer tell the difference?

It's Time to Switch Out Your Winter Tires

Posted by Poquet Auto on Jan 10, 2019 1:09:00 PM

Spring is just around the corner, even if the abundance of snow here in the Twin Cities makes that hard to believe. Here at Poquet Auto, we’re dreaming of road trips in our convertibles, and more than ready to welcome the warmer temperatures ahead.

To get your car ready for the warmer days ahead, it's important to make sure you have the right tires. Get to know why you may want to switch to all-season tires, how to take care of your tires, and spring car care tips for Minnesota’s ever-changing weather.

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