Are Summer Tires Better Than All-Season Tires?

Deciding on which type of tire to equip your vehicle largely depends on the climate in the area the vehicle will be operated in. Summer tires and all-season tires each have their benefits that vary with the weather conditions within the geographical area they are located in. Summer tires outperform all-season tires in areas that never experience a true winter. Yet, all-season tires are known for their versatility in all climates.

The main difference between these two types of tires lies within their physical layout. Summer tires have deeper tread with an asymmetrical tread design, while 

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Why Car Covers Are Important

It can be a challenge to keep your car clean. However, if you have a car cover, then keeping it clean will be a lot easier for you. Animal deposits, tree sap and chemicals are just a few of the many things that can damage your car. The sun can also cause the paint on your car to disintegrate. A car cover is designed to shield your car from environmental elements and other things that can damage the car.

A car cover also serves as a thief deterrent. Thieves often try to steal because they can see the things that…

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What You Need to Know About the BMW 6 Series

The BMW 6 Series is the perfect car for someone who wants to drive a luxurious car, but doesn't want to pay luxury prices in Greenville. Affordable and reliable, the 6 series offers a sleek design with great gas mileage and plenty of power. If you're in the market for an affordable yet powerful sports sedan, this should be your first stop on your search.

Sleek, luxurious, and powerful; the BMW 6 Series is a coupe that's stylish yet functional. With its handcrafted interior design and sleek exterior styling, this sedan can't stop impressing drivers with…

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BMW 5 Series Overview

The BMW 5 Series is one of the best luxury midsize cars on the road. No wonder US News & World Report ranked it at the top of its class. There are multiple trims to choose from, a bevy of monster engines, and a long list of technology features included, even in the base 530i trim.

There are multiple trims available with the latest 5 Series lineup, including the 530i, 530e, 540i, 550i, and M5. Of these trims, the 550i and M5 are at the top with powerful twin turbo engines and performance options. The M5 comes with an incredible twin…

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Learn How to Clean You Car's Engine

If you are a vehicle owner who commits to cleaning your car's engine regularly, there may be some mechanical benefits to this practice. To reap any improvement or longevity that results from this practice, though, it must be done properly.

Setting time aside to clean your car's engine is the first step of this process, because the engine must be cool before you begin to work on it. After that, gently spraying under the hood with water, scrubbing with a degreaser, and rinsing completes the entire process of cleaning your car's engine. Of course, it should be…

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Compact Temporary vs. Full-size Tires

The longer an someone owns a vehicle, the greater the likelihood that they suffer the inconvenience of a flat tire. Depending on the type of vehicle, there may be a compact temporary or a full-size spare to use in the situation.

Donuts or compact tires are fully inflated and typically hidden in the lower trunk area of the vehicle. The tires are smaller in height and width compared to the vehicle's normal tires. As such, they are not designed to be used in speeds over 50 mph. They also have a very limited lifespan. Which means they are only…

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Compact Temporary vs. Full-size Tires

The longer an someone owns a vehicle, the greater the likelihood that they suffer the inconvenience of a flat tire. Depending on the type of vehicle, there may be a compact temporary or a full-size spare to use in the situation.

Donuts or compact tires are fully inflated and typically hidden in the lower trunk area of the vehicle. The tires are smaller in height and width compared to the vehicle's normal tires. As such, they are not designed to be used in speeds over 50 mph. They also have a very limited lifespan. Which means they are only…

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What You Should Know About the BMW X1

Do you know what the BMW X1 has to offer drivers in Greenville? The first thing you should know is that it comes standard with a powerful engine and sporty handling. The second thing you should know is that it comes with many of today's hottest and most convenient features.

Century BMW loves that all models come with a beautiful 8.8-inch touchscreen that controls the many standard technology features found in the X1. BMW also uses technology to keep you safe, equipping the X1 with automatic emergency braking, parking sensors, lane departure warning, forward-collision warning, and more

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Benefits of Buying a Certified Pre-Owned BMW

Do you dream of owning a high luxury car like the BMW but feel it’s out of your budget? If so, you may find that the Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) BMW program to be the ideal choice. You can become the proud owner of an almost new BMW at an affordable price. There are many benefits to buying a CPO BMW.

  • The CPO BMW is a late model vehicle.
  • The CPO BMW has fewer than 60,000 miles on the odometer.
  • The CPO BMW has passed a very comprehensive (360°) inspection so you know the vehicle is in excellent condition…
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The Importance of Service and Maintenance for Your BMW

Here at Century BMW we like to remind drivers in Greenville that regular service and maintenance for BMW vehicles is very important. Keeping up with a regular service schedule is often required by warranty coverage, and it simply represents the best practice for a BMW owner.

Routine maintenance for your BMW can include:

  • Tire replacement and rotation
  • Oil changes
  • Fuel service
  • Brake service

Many types of BMW service and maintenance are scheduled at specific intervals. These intervals are often measured in mileage, and they can vary according to the BMW model that you own.

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