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The Difference Between Winter Tires and All-Season Tires

Posted by Poquet Auto on Feb 27, 2020 1:24:23 PM

Even though we are approaching March, there's still plenty of time left for another snow storm, or two, to roll through the Twin Cities. It's never too late to be prepared for unpredictable road conditions, that's why tires that help you get through the winter season safely should always be considered.

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.

What are the 3 Most Commonly Used Car Features? - Readers’ Choice

Posted by Poquet Auto on Mar 21, 2019 9:38:00 AM

Were you impressed when heated seats entered the auto market?

Were you in awe of the bluetooth technology’s hands-free capabilities?

Car features, such as these, have helped the auto industry evolve over the years, pushing some features, like power windows and locks, to become standard options on today’s vehicles.

But, which car features do we actually use the most?

Well, we asked our followers what their 3 most commonly used car features were. See what they had to say!

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.

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.

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You are viewing an immaculate Crystal White Volvo XC60 T6 Momentum AWD that has over $8,000 worth of options, only 17,300 miles, and an original sticker price of $55,090!

Features: Navigation, Panoramic Roof, Leather, Heated Seats, BLIS, Lane Departure Warning, Harman Kardon Sound, Multimedia Pkg, Heated Steering Wheel, Premium Pkg, 20" Wheels, Rear Camera.

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2016 Land Rover LR4 HSE Silver Edition

This stunning 2016 Land Rover LR4 HSE Silver Edition has only 28,337 miles and an original sticker price of $60,495!

Features: Navigation, Dual Moonroof, Leather, Heated Seats, Heated Steering Wheel, BLIS, Meridian Sound, Climate Comfort Pkg, 3rd Row, Surround View Camera

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2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sport

You are viewing an impeccable Alfa Rosso Alfa Romeo Giulia AWD that has $1,500 worth of options, only 3,300 miles, and an original sticker price of $43,340! 

Features and options are: Cold Weather pkg, Hated Front Seats, Leather Seats, Heated Steering Wheel, Satellite Radio (subscription required), Red Brake Calipers, and a Rear Camera.

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