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The Audi A5 Delivers Exactly What is Expected From a Luxury Coupe

Here at Audi Pensacola, we have high hopes for the 2018 Audi A5. The first thing you need to know is there are three trims available which include Premium, Prestige, and Premium Plus. Inside the vehicle is a manual transmission that makes for fun driving, and outside is a striking exterior exuding a sporty appearance.

Say hello to the full LED headlights and tail lights breaking through any visible barriers. Additionally, there is ambient lighting inside the cabin with 30 color themes to set the mood right. 

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Understanding the Meaning of Oil Viscosity

If you have ever had one of our Audi service technicians in Pensacola replace your motor oil, you may have wondered what those letters and numbers on the motor oil bottle mean. They represent the level of viscosity, or how much the motor oil can resist flow.

A low viscosity means the oil is thinner, so it will still flow nicely when temperatures are cold. High viscosity is necessary under hot conditions, meaning the oil has the capacity to flow when thin but not too thin to continue to protect and lubricate the engine parts. 

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Tire Tread & Pressure: Take Care of Your Tires

Your tires get you where you want to go. If you don’t take care of your tires, they can leave you stranded on the side of the road. Let the Audi Pensacola auto service professionals help you prepare for road trips of any length.

Your tire pressure should be monitored on a regular basis. Test the tire pressure with a gauge. You can identify what the ideal tire pressure is by looking at the inside of the driver’s side door panel. You may need to increase or decrease the PSI based on the gauge reading. 

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Tips for Safely Replacing a Flat Tire

At Audi Pensacola, we encourage customers to keep a wrench, inflated spare tire and jack in their trunks, ready to handle any flat tire emergency. If your tire blows out on the road, reduce your speed immediately and look for a nearby paved parking lot or quiet side street as a safe place to replace the malfunctioning tire with the spare.

Put a wedge against the opposite tire, loosen the lug nuts, then jack up the car about six inches above the ground. 

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Audi Connect: Luxury Intelligence

Audi Connect®: Luxury Intelligence

Audi has long been known for its high-tech German-engineered engine, drive-train, and mechanical technology, but not as many people realize just how smart Audi vehicles are. Audi Connect® combines navigation, entertainment, and information in innovative ways not often seen. Audi's new available instrument cluster features a high definition screen powered by an NVIDIA® quad-core processor. 

 

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How to Test Your Car’s Battery

Extreme temperatures can affect your vehicle’s battery and create a slow start or problems with keeping the engine running. There are some measures you can take to test the battery if you suspect it may not be charging at full capacity. Check the fluid level in the cells prior to running a voltage test.

If you have a voltmeter, the volts should measure 12.6 or higher when the battery is charged. Measured while the engine’s running, they should 13.7 and 14.7. When you don’t have a voltmeter handy, you can still get a good…

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Regular Belt and Hose Service Gives Peace of Mind

At Audi Pensacola, we're enthusiastic about the cars we drive. Like you, we also want to enjoy peace of mind when we get behind the wheel that we'll experience a safe and pleasurable drive. But we also know that any type of mechanical equipment experiences glitches from time to time, and that's why we encourage all of our customers to come in for regular inspections of their belt and hose performance.

When you entrust the care of your vehicle's hoses and belts to the service department at our Audi service department, you can have peace of…

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Learn More About Your Cabin and Engine Air Filters

If you have ever heard someone saying that you need to get your air filters cleaned, you might think you can wait until you have more money. The bottom line is that if you don't get them cleaned, you can head to the auto shop too late and have real damage done to the engine.

The engine needs to have air that is free of dirt and pollutants in order to operate correctly. If you starve that engine of clean air, there are going to be lots of problems down the road. 

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Move Over Laws are for Everyone’s Protection

All fifty states have adopted move over laws on their roadways, and that includes us here in Pensacola, FL. Every driver needs to slow down and safely move to the other lane when there is a person on the side of the road.

Obeying these laws creates a safety zone between the person or people on the roadside and moving traffic. If it is a one lane road or the driver cannot safely move to the other lane, then one should move over to the left as far as safely possible and slow the vehicle down. 

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Water vs. Windshield Wiper Fluid for Your Audi

Using plain water can be frustrating when washing the windshield while driving. With the wide selection of windshield wiper fluids that are on the market today, infused with a material in it that acts as an anti-freezing agent, the appropriate washer fluid is a more suitable liquid to use.

We here at Audi Pensacola would like to let all of our customers in the greater Pensacola, FL area to know that it is a good idea to only use windshield wiper fluid in your vehicle's windshield wiper fluid system. 

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