Have you heard of the term “drivetrain?” Maybe not, but you’re likely familiar with it even if you don’t realize it. Drivetrain is the group of components that deliver power to a vehicle’s axles and wheels. There are four types of drivetrain: all-wheel drive (AWD), four-wheel drive (4WD), front-wheel drive (FWD), and rear-wheel drive (RWD).
Where rubber meets the road.
Tires are what separates you and your vehicle from the cold, hard, and dangerous surface of Minnesota’s roadways.
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.
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!
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?
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.