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What Can the BMW 7 Series do for Your Commute?

Whether you get the base model or upgrade to one of the higher trims, the BMW 7 Series super luxury car is ranked third in its market. BMW combines German engineering and classy luxury to deliver an impressive sedan with lots of room and high-tech features. Inside, you'll get the roomy comfort and lots of options for interior colors, as well as an infotainment system.

There are several engine types ranging from a four-cylinder hybrid to V8s and V12s. At the base, the 720i delivers 320-horsepower with a six-cylinder engine. The 750i has a 4.4-liter V8 engine. 

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BMW Series 2 Features and Performance

Have you seen the latest from BMW? The 2018 lineup is refreshed and clean, and the BMW 2 Series is picking up a lot of attention for its performance. With just a four-cylinder, drivers are able to get 248 horsepower in the base model. German engineering steps it a notch for M240i, the premium sports car, which gives you 384 horsepower in such a small package.

Most drivers are talking about BMW's sleek design, both in the exterior and interior. On the outside, BMW doesn't disappoint with LED headlights, premium trim, and a nice re-design for the tail…

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What's the Difference Between RWD and FWD?

When you're in the market for a new vehicle, one of the first decisions you need to make is whether you'd prefer front or a rear-wheel drive. Purchasing a vehicle is a major decision, and we here at BMW of Visalia want to make sure you have all of the information you need so you'll be happy with your choice.

Rear-wheel drive vehicles are built for durability. They can typically withstand a reasonable amount of rough driving without suffering damage. Weight is more uniformly distributed in these vehicles resulting in more responsive handling. 

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Be Prepared With a Roadside Emergency Kit

As you’re driving in Visalia and going about daily life, you’re probably not thinking about why it’s important to have a roadside emergency kit. However, just like many things in life, you will definitely appreciate one when you do need it. Therefore, you should be prepared, just in case the unexpected happens!

Preparing your emergency roadside kit is fairly easy. Once you begin to assemble one, you will be surprised at just how many things you discover are important. However, first start with the basics and then add to your kit as you go along. The basics…

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Prevent Overheating Your Engine

Today’s vehicles all have cooling systems that use antifreeze. The antifreeze circulates through the engine in a system that involves pumps, thermostats, belts, hoses, and more. When a motor overheats, it can be caused by a leaking coolant hose or a plug in the line or radiator. Bugs, sediment, and rust build up in radiators over time. Hoses can be replaced, and the radiator can be flushed out.

An engine that overheats needs immediate attention. Damage from an overheated engine can be expensive. Contact our knowledgeable BMW service team in Visalia, CA to schedule an inspection. 

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How Can You Maintain Your Fuel System?

A strange economy can put a strain on a car’s fuel system. Though people must budget for things like fuel, engine service, and tires for weather conditions, one driver behavior can cause problems with fuel systems.

Saving money at the pump could result in large costs replacing fuel pumps. If you need a fuel pump diagnosis in Visalia, CA, a trip to our auto parts and repair facility at BMW of Visalia could prevent large future repair costs to your car’s fuel system. There’s nothing wrong with budgeting at the gas station, but be sure to weigh…

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Fix Your Suspension Before Your Next Big Adventure

You have a trip planned and you are eager to go off on that adventure. Your vehicle has to be in good condition before you head out of Visalia, CA. It is important for your suspension to be in good shape so that you can stay in control of your vehicle and have a smooth driving experience.

If you notice that your vehicle is bumpier than it used to be as you drive down the road, you might be faced with a suspension issue. You should have that issue fixed before you attempt to head off on a trip of…

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Quiet the Noise With Brake Service

Your brakes help you slow your vehicle down and bring it to a stop. They help you keep in control of your car. If your car's brakes are not working, you will be in trouble and you will have no way of keeping yourself safe. If you notice that your brakes make a lot of noise when you press on them, there is a chance that they could be in need of help. You may choose to replace your brakes or repair them. You should bring your vehicle in to be serviced so that you do not end up…

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Are Your Car Tires Dangerous?

The only time the majority of drivers ever check the tires on the car is when they go flat. Most of the year the tires are neglected, and this could be costing you more than money each year. These are a few of the things that our BMW service team here in Visalia want you to consider so that you can have a safer ride and save money too.

The reason for wearing patches in the tread could be the alignment or the tires not being rotated enough. Either way, if they wear too fast, then need to be replaced…

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Protect Motorists by Obeying Move Over Law

As we all know, being a first responder to the scene of an accident can be a very dangerous job, and in today's busy and tech-distracted society, it is not getting any easier. However, there are things we can do as private citizens to make their job a little bit safer on the roads of Visalia, CA and beyond.

If you have been driving for any length of time, you have more than likely seen police officers on a traffic stop. The traffic stop is dangerous by itself depending on the reason for the stop, but imagine the dangers…

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