Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category
Benefits of driving a car with a turbocharged engine
Porsche is well known for being an industry leader in performance-enhanced sports cars. One of the many aspects contributing to this is the turbocharged engine. The Porsche lineup is full of them. Are turbocharged engines worth the hype? We would have to say yes. Check out some of the benefits of driving a car with a turbocharged engine! (more…)
How to slow down your vehicle’s depreciation
It’s an unfortunate fact that vehicles will depreciate over time. Unlike homes, which will increase in value over the years, cars will lose value as time goes on – especially if they’re poorly maintained. Find out how you can slow down your vehicle’s depreciation here on our blog! (more…)
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…)