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The Value of a Full Gas Tank

Some people have heard the myth that if you let your vehicle's fuel levels drop below half of a tank, you get better gas mileage that way. This idea is a myth and we here at Audi West Houston want to make sure that you understand the importance of keeping your fuel tank as close to full as possible this winter.

It can be tempting to let your gas tank dip into the area of a quarter of a tank left so you don't have to get out of your vehicle and stand in the cold at the…

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Keep Your Path Clear: Use Windshield Wiper Fluid

We here at the Audi West Houston dealership want you to do the smart thing and only use approved windshield wiper fluid in your vehicle’s windshield wiper fluid system. This small action will help you experience years of faithful service by that system when you need it.

Have you ever been driving in the winter on the freeway behind a tractor trailer and a bit of road salt or slush gets kicked on your windshield, making your windshield very foggy? 

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Choosing the Right Part: OEM vs Aftermarket

If you find yourself in a situation where your car needs a new part, you should always be aware of your options. While some independent automotive repair shops will try and offer you aftermarket parts, this may not always be your best option. Not all aftermarket parts are created equal, and quality may vary between brands.

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What Actually Is Horsepower?

Chances are that at some point in time throughout your life you have heard the term "horsepower" once or twice. If you have ever shopped for any automobiles, tractors, lawn mowers or recreational vehicles such as ATVs or motor-cross bikes, you have certainly heard this term before. Now the question is: do you know what horsepower actually is?

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Safely Transport Holiday Foods to Your Destination

We at Audi West Houston know that holidays are full of happy times and food that is shared with family and friends and taken to events. If you are concerned about safely transporting food and avoiding any messy spills, we have a few tips to keep your car clean and food secure.

  • Store your food properly. Make sure your cold and hot foods are stored at the right temperatures. An ice pack is great for cold foods, while hot foods will stay hot longer if you pack them in blankets or newspaper and a box. 
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Go Online and Get Your Next Auto Loan Pre-Qualified

For your next auto loan, just go online at our Audi West Houston website and fill in some basic information. With that our finance department will get back to you in a short space of time, and you will know exactly how much you can afford for your next new or used vehicle.

Your auto shopping will take on a different style when you have your finances well in hand before you go to the dealership to shop. You can even peek at our online inventory and compare your financial ability with what is in stock. Then make your trip…

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A Facelift and More Refresh the A7 for the 2019 Model Year

Luxury drivers near Houston know quality when they see it. Soon, a new example of quality will be available for the streets of Houston in the redesigned 2019 Audi A7.

The previous A7 struck an impressive stance with its sloped roofline and hatchback design. The new model continues that theme, but refreshes the front fascia with a larger grille, more prominent headlights, and new wheel options.

 

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Are the Worn-Out Tires on Your Car Dangerous?

The tires on your car should always have plenty of thread, but many drivers push those tires to the limits and don't realize how much danger they are placing their loved ones in by not changing tires on a routine basis. Bring the car to a dealership, like Audi West Houston, if you are not sure if your tires have the appropriate amount of tire tread.

The reason tire wear needs to be addressed in a timely manner is because the less tread you have often translates to the longer it will take for the car to come to…

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3 Things to Consider Before Leaving for Your Road Trip

The holiday season is in full swing, which means that plenty of drivers are planning on hitting the roads for all sorts of occasions. By taking the time today to consider a few things about your upcoming road trip with our team at Audi West Houston, you increase the chances of arriving at your destination safely and ahead of your schedule:

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Your Car Needs Maintenance Now, Not Later

If you think you don't have the time to get your oil changed or get your car tuned up before your holiday trip, then you may want to reconsider. It would be better to get it done before your trip than to have to deal with car trouble miles from home. It doesn't take much time, and you will be glad you did. We here at Audi West Houston want to remind you of just how important it is to get your car ready for your trip.

Be sure to also pack an emergency roadside kit if you…

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