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Understanding How to Test Your Vehicle Battery

You do not want to be stuck out on the road with a dead battery. To prevent this from happening, it is a good idea to regularly test your battery's charge capacity.

The best way to do this is with a voltmeter. This device is available in both analog and digital form. Be sure to wear a pair of rubber gloves and protective goggles when working with your battery. All of the vehicle's lights and ignition need to be off before starting the voltmeter reading. After connecting the voltmeter test lead to the appropriate battery terminal, you will…

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What is front-wheel drive vs. rear-wheel drive?

When picking a new car, you may see features like front-wheel drive and the rear-wheel drive pop up in the specifications. These refer to drivetrain configurations, or how power is delivered to your wheels. If you choose the front-wheel drive (FWD), then the power goes to your front differential from your transmission. This is an efficient and simple design, which is why it’s good on gas mileage and typically used for compact cars and sedans.

Rear-wheel drive is for cars that need acceleration and towing capacity, which is why you commonly see muscle cars like the...

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Introducing the Capable and Stylish Audi e-tron

Carrying the coveted distinction of being Audi's first purely electric SUV, the e-tron combines the power of Audi's legendary engineering with a host of stunning style elements to deliver one of the finest vehicles on the roads of Johnston, IA.

The Audi e-tron boasts an EPA-estimated range of 204 miles, giving you the longevity that you need to go for the long haul. The battery also features 54 miles of range with a short 10-minute charge so that you can pick up and go at any time. 

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Winter Tires vs All-Season Tires: Which are Best for Your Vehicle?

As winter approaches, our team at Audi Des Moines wants to help you prepare for adverse driving conditions. Read further to find out if your vehicle needs winter tires or all-season tires.

Do you live in an area with little snowfall? If so, all-season tires will probably work for your car. However, if you live in an area with frequent snowfall, icy roads, and black ice, then winter tires are best. Winter tires have more biting edges and deeper tread depths. 

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Audi A4: Advanced Comfort. Advanced Control.

You’re being offered comfort and control in the new Audi A4. The most popular compact, luxury car is all about you this year. You’ll enjoy the upgrade in performance features like the Sport Suspension made available in this model to make your experience driving the car more versatile and dynamic.

You may get a little spirited when driving this car, but that’s no problem, because the firmer tuning allows for full comfort with 23 mm of lowered height. The update is so much better than the standard suspension. 

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It is Never too Early to Get Winter Wiper Blades in Place

Windshield wipers eventually require replacement. Each time you use them, the wipers slowly degrade. Worn out wipers won't help your ability to see in the rain. Now, imagine how difficult it becomes to see in heavy snow. If you drive in regions prone to snowfall, consider investing in winter wiper blades.

Winter wiper blades are dramatically different from traditional ones, but they contain upgrades that improve performance. Normal blades can become clogged with ice and snow, which impairs performance. 

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An Auto Recall Explained

At Audi Des Moines in Johnston, IA, we like to keep our customers informed, and if you own a vehicle, it's important to understand what an auto recall encompasses so that you're prepared. An automobile manufacturer or the NHTSA will determine if a car model has a defect or isn't in compliance with the federal safety standard.

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Get Excellent Performance With The Audi TT Coupe

When searching for the best popular sports coupe in Johnston, IA, the Audi TT Coupe is a vehicle that fits the bill, not only offering you the best in performance but also the best in safety, style, and overall quality. If you should choose to make a purchase on the new Audi TT in Johnston, you will be making an upgrade in almost every instance from the vehicle you were driving before.

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Test Drive the Audi A3 Today

Our team here at Audi Des Moines in Johnston, IA know the importance of finding the right vehicle. It needs to have the right features that you're looking for all the way down to the color and design of the interior.

When it comes to the popular compact luxury vehicle like the Audi A3, it's designed with you in mind. 

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