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Audi Q5 Performance Features

One of the most popular luxury sport utility vehicles on the market today is the Audi Q5. When you see just how well it performs on the road, you will understand why that is.

One of the Audi Q5's most important performance features is the its 2.0 TFSI® engine which provides it with 252 horsepower to power it from 0 to 60 MPH in just under six seconds...

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Audi A7: Technology to Keep You Safe

The Audi A7 is a luxury car that is well-liked by people because it is roomy and has great technology perks. If you like feeling safe and you want to stay distraction-free, the A7 is a great vehicle to keep you comfortable while you drive.

The Head-up display is customizable and presents the important information you need while driving on the windshield, so you don't have to look away from the road. 

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What is the Audi Pre Sense Basic System?

Realizing how accidents impact families, the Audi engineers developed a safety system that responds to hazardous driving conditions. Utilizing information from several sources, the Audi Pre Sense Basic system takes over the vehicle to ensure the safety of its occupants.

Working in conjunction with the Pre Sense City program, the Pre Sense Basic system senses for an unstable situation that may result in the injury of the vehicle’s occupants. 

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Methods to Clean Automotive Headlights

Over time, your vehicle headlights can become cloudy and yellowed, making it difficult to see at night, especially if the streets are not lighted. Fortunately, it is easy to clean your headlights yourself if they are not heavily scratched. Often a simple cleaning is all that is needed.

First, try cleaning the headlights with toothpaste. Use a toothbrush and gently scrub the headlights. 

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Motor Oil Myths Debunked

Despite numerous innovative upgrades to automobiles, people still believe myths about the motor oil that is vital to your car.

Many people still believe that you should have your oil changed in your vehicle every 3,000 miles but with most vehicles that just isn't true. Many cars require an oil change every 5,000 miles, while some recommend changing the oil every 7,000 miles. 

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The Audi A3 Has Tactical Safety Tools for Rural Areas

In many rural zones throughout the Livermore area, there are places where drivers must avoid various hazards. The Audi team understands the risks in rural locations, which is why the A3 is designed with multiple tools that sense possible collisions. By operating an Audi A3 in a rural area, you'll have peace of mind because the safety technology will give you alerts whenever there are nearby obstacles on the road that could damage the vehicle.

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Test Your Car's Battery Easily and Safely with a Voltmeter

To test the power left in your car battery, the voltmeter will give the most accurate results. In addition to the voltmeter, you will need some good work gloves, a wire brush, and safety glasses.

Open the car hood after the car lights and engine are turned off. Locate the battery and use your wire brush to remove any corrosion blocking a clean connection to the voltmeter. 

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What You Need to Know About Tire Blowouts

Tire failure or blowouts happen for many different reasons. Thankfully, many instances are preventable. Underinflated tires remain the major cause of blowouts. Tire pressure should be checked routinely and especially before long trips. Also, check the tire for any signs of damage. Running the tires into curbs over potholes or other obstacles not only poses a risk for tire damage but may also put the front end out of alignment. 

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Should you Match Your Brake Pads and Rotors?

Your brake pads and your rotors collaborate to help your vehicle slow to a stop whenever you press your brake pedal. Under normal circumstances, the pads act under hydraulic pressure to clench down on the rotors, which are smooth discs connected directly to the wheels. As this happens, the pads create heat and friction that initiates a braking effect.

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How to Read the Tires on Your Car

Do you need new tires for your vehicle? Is it ever confusing to you just to read what size your tires are? Luckily, we here at Audi Livermore of Livermore, CA are here to give you the basics on reading and understanding your tires.

The "P" at the beginning means it is meant for a passenger vehicle. The next three numbers after this indicate the width of the tire in millimeters. 

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