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Protecting your Motors with Synthetic Oils

Sythentic motor oils are some of the best designed oils for increased performance and protection of your car. Some cars also use synthetic blend oils where you mix conventional oils with synthetic oils.

Synthetic oils are specifically designed to work the different functions of your car. As such, they contain chemical compounds that affect your engine’s superior performance and protection by boosting these features tremendously. 

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You've Spoken. We've been awarded.

Ensuring customer satisfaction and providing an excellent buying experience is not something we at Audi of Charlotte take lightly.
 
So when we received the 2018 DealerRater Dealer of the Year Award and a 2018 Dealer Rater Consumer Satisfaction Award, we were ecstatic! As happy as we are to be recognized, we really can’t take all of the credit for this one. We want to give a BIG thanks to those who made this possible - our wonderful customers. We keep you and your interests at the forefront of everything we do.
 
The DealerRater Dealer of the Year Award recognizes dealerships…
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Get More From Your Purchase: Learn About Horsepower

Some people might cringe when the topic of conversation turns to horsepower because they have nothing to say on the matter. This should not stop anyone from learning as much as they can about it since most people use horsepower in some form or another to get from one place to another in the Matthews, NC region.

While visiting with the professional sales staff at Audi of Charlotte, be sure to ask what they can tell you about what is meant by horsepower. They are likely to go into some detailed explanation, but remember to have them bring it down…

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Got Stuck? Try Kitty Litter

Winter is hitting us with full force here in Matthews, NC. Experienced drivers know that they must be prepared for extreme weather so they are not caught in unfortunate situations. A well-put-together roadside kit should include things like blankets, jumper cables, snacks and repair tools. There should also be something to help a car get traction if it is stuck on a slippery surface. The question is what do you use?

Salt has been a common method for quite some time. It melts the ice around it and helps the tires grab onto the roadway. However, kitty litter is an…

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Why Should You Choose Parts from the Dealership?

Buying your auto parts from the dealership is a smart decision for a variety of reasons. Here are some of the things to consider the next time you are in need of any parts for your car, courtesy of our service mechanics at Audi of Charlotte:

If you value your time, you don't want to be buying replacement parts from a private discount parts store that is buying all their merchandise overseas. These parts cost less and break down faster, so what you think you are saving today will eventually cost you more in time and money.

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3,000 Miles is No Longer Standard for Oil Changes

Changing the oil in your vehicle every 3,000 miles may no longer be required depending on the vehicle that you drive. In fact, if you drive a car that is less than 20 years old you could actually be causing damage to your vehicle having your oil changed this frequently. The chemistry of engine oil is much different today than it was in the past as are the engines powering our vehicles.

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Plan a Road Trip Effectively with Key Travel Tips

The best thing you can do before packing the car to leave for any long road trip is to work on a safety list. These are a few things many drivers neglect before leaving for their trips in the Matthews, NC area:

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