Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category
How fast do new vehicles depreciate?
It’s no secret that vehicles don’t typically hold their value well. You’ve likely heard before that a vehicle loses value the second it leaves the dealership lot. This is true, and it varies from automaker to automaker. Find out how fast new vehicles depreciate as well as what you can do to slow down the depreciation of your vehicle! (more…)
What are the benefits of washing your car?
Anyone who owns a luxury car undoubtedly takes care of it more than they would an average car. After all, you wouldn’t want an expensive vehicle to rust away or look cheap on the road, would you? We know about maintenance measures like oil changes and tire rotations, but washing your car is actually a great investment both for looks and longevity. Check out some of the benefits of washing your car below! (more…)
If you drive a luxury car, you probably don’t trust just anyone with your car when it needs maintenance. We don’t blame you. While our service team here at McDaniels Porsche specializes in Porsche maintenance, we get that a lot of other auto repair shops don’t. If you really want to take care of maintenance yourself, go right ahead! Check out the video on our blog to learn how to change the oil in your Porsche Panamera! (more…)
When should I replace my cabin air filter?
Your car is more than just a tool to help you get from point A to point B. It’s meant to keep you and your passengers safe from the dangers that exist on the road, and not just collisions. The cabin air filter is a necessary component of your vehicle, but eventually it will need to be replaced. Find out when you should replace your cabin air filter here on our blog! (more…)
Signs of a Bad Car Battery
The car battery plays a vital role in the function of your vehicle. Keeping everything powered up, it is what allows all the electrical components to continue working as they should. Most of the time you’ll be able to tell if the battery is going bad before it actually dies. Take a look at some tips and tricks below for some signs of a bad car battery! (more…)
Steps to take if your tire blows out on the road
No one wants to deal with a tire blowing out while on the road, but if it happens, you need to be sure to take the proper steps to ensure you, your passengers, and everyone else on the road is safe. Take a quick look below at the simple steps to take if your tire blows out on the road. (more…)
If you’ve ever dealt with a bad odor in your vehicle, you know that it can be embarrassing letting other people ride around with you. While you’ll probably get used to the smell after awhile, a new person will undoubtedly be hit pretty hard with it when they step in. You don’t want that, do you? Probably not. If you’re tired of the same stench day in and day out, take a look at some tips for getting rid of a bad odor in your car! (more…)
Pros and Cons of Hybrid Cars
As the rising cost of fuel begins to take a hit on our savings accounts, drivers everywhere are searching for alternative solutions. For many, that means switching to a hybrid vehicle. Hybrids use a mix of fuel and electricity to get much better fuel efficiency than the average car. So what are the pros and cons of hybrid cars? Read on to find out! (more…)
Regular vs Premium Fuel for Porsche
Filling up at the pump isn’t exactly rocket science (unless you live in New Jersey or Oregon, where most gas stations have an attendant pump gas for you). However, when given the three options that are available at most pumps, drivers may have a hard time deciding which of the three to use. How does regular fuel compare against premium fuel for a luxury vehicle such as a Porsche? Read on! (more…)