Archive for the ‘Service and Maintenance’ Category

Synthetic Oil vs. Conventional Oil

Friday, December 29th, 2017
person pouring oil into engine

Since oil changes are crucial and routine parts of automobile maintenance, car owners should know the differences between conventional oil and synthetic oil. There has to be something different between them other than the price, right? Well, synthetic oil generally also performs better and helps more with engine protection. Keep reading to learn more.  (more…)

Use These Tips to Keep Your Exotic Car’s Interior Spotless

Thursday, December 28th, 2017
Lamborghini Interior Detail Clean Black Leather Seats Dashboard

Tips and Tricks for Cleaning and Detailing Your Exotic Car

When you own a high-end vehicle, there is perhaps nothing more important than keeping it clean. With the power to turn heads, there are almost always eyes on exotic cars, and more often than not, there are people who want to take a look inside. If you’re the type who doesn’t mind showing off every inch of your exotic car, you most often get it detailed often. There are plenty of professionals out there who will detail your car, but if you like to take matters into your own hands, we have a couple of tips for you. (more…)

Exotic Auto Detailing North Miami Beach FL

Monday, July 31st, 2017
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A simple car wash would not be paying your exotic automobile enough care or attention, which is why many owners opt to get their vehicle detailed periodically. But once again, a simple automotive detailing isn’t enough. But here at Prestige Imports in North Miami Beach FL, we offer exotic auto detailing so that you can rest assured your baby is getting the love and attention it needs. (more…)

Five Signs Your Battery is Dying

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Battery Service North Miami Beach FL

For all of the stress we put on our batteries, they seem to be the last place we look when we realize that our vehicles aren’t running their best. An old or faulty battery can cause undue stress on other components in your vehicle as well, making it a relatively easy and inexpensive fix to address. So how do you know if your battery is failing? Here are six things to look for. (more…)

Why Is Your Check Engine Light On?

Thursday, March 30th, 2017
Yellow Check engine Light on speedometer

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Check Engine Light is On

Almost all drivers have experienced the poignant panic that goes hand in hand with that red glowing check engine light. Unless you are a mechanic or automotive aficionado, it is easy to lose your cool in this situation — remain calm, all is well. Your check engine light is there for a reason, to alert you of a potential issue. Learn more about your check engine light with this overview of the top 5 reasons why your check engine light is on. (more…)

What are the Most Expensive Repairs to Have Done on Your Car?

Saturday, February 25th, 2017
Most Expensive Auto Repairs Miami FL

As you can likely imagine, no potential automotive issue can sap your extra walkaround cash more quickly than a car that has broken down. It’s hard to necessarily predict these problems, but you can often assume how much they’re going to cost to repair. But what are the most expensive fixes? Here are four of the steepest bills you could face. (more…)

Five Tips for Improving Your Fuel Efficiency

Monday, January 30th, 2017
Tips for Improving Fuel Economy

If you’ve found yourself on the Prestige Imports blog — which you have if you’re reading this sentence — then you consider yourself an informed member of the driving public. And if you are truly hoping to be informed, which we’re assuming you are, then you’re probably interested in ways to improve your fuel economy. We have some tips for you, friends; here are five ways to improve your car’s efficiency. (more…)

Four Common Car Sounds that You Can’t Ignore

Sunday, November 27th, 2016
Car Sounds that you Can't Ignore

If there’s one certainty in regard to auto ownership, it’s that things may eventually go wrong, and when they do, your car is going to let you know it. For better or worse, our cars alert us to their problems, and they’ll often do this with sounds and smells. So, to help you find what might be wrong with your car, today we’ll look at some of the common car sounds that you can’t ignore, and we’ll double back later to tell you of some sounds that portend problems as well. (more…)

Five Signs of Transmission Trouble That You Can’t Ignore

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
Transmission Service North Miami Beach FL

At Prestige Imports, we’ve can pretty quickly identify the looks on our clients’ faces if there is something amiss with their vehicle. There might be a service-related issue, and these are things that we’re quickly able to diagnose and address. But what if your car is trying to tell you something? This is often the case with transmission problems, which rear their head in a variety of different ways. So how do you know if your transmission is acting up? (more…)

How to Take Care of your Convertible Top

Friday, September 23rd, 2016
How to Care for a Convertible Top

By last count, convertibles represented something like 15% of our inventory at Prestige Imports. While it’s sometimes more and sometimes less, you can be sure of one thing: a great deal of our clientele likes to put the top down, and we innately understand the urge. Yet, drivers often have trouble knowing how to take care of their convertible top, and while buyers often imagine the easy access and the wind in their hair, they sometimes ignore the upkeep that a convertible requires. So, here are a few pointers for taking care of yours. (more…)