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Don't risk a blowout! Know the signs of worn and damaged tires


Every driver should know the signs of a worn or damaged tire. At BMW of Ridgefield, we want you to have high quality tires to keep you safe while you drive.

Tire wear happens naturally as you drive. If the tread depth gets too small, your tires will need replacement. To check your tread depth, stick a penny into the treads head-first. If you can see the top of Lincoln's head, it's time for some new tires.

Damaged tires can blow out, creating a dangerous situation if you're driving. Look for cracks and bulges on the tire…
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Take a Look - The X7

The X7 is one of the most anticipated models awaiting release for 2018. The concept of space and luxury that was put into the 7 series is the same that is being applied to the X7. Not only will the amount of space be a focal point, but the aggressive amount of luxury on the interior will surely stand out as well. It will be hard to find another SUV on the market that brings…

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5 New Models Coming

Yes, that’s right. 5 new models, one year. BMW is planning to release another “first-ever” let alone a few new models of its current favorites. Check out the list below to get a first look as to what’s in store for the future.

-          2019 X5 – Expected Launch: October 2018 

-          2019 8 Series Coupe…

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All Warmed Up

On March 18th, we attended the 10th annual Chili Warm Up. The Chili Warm Up is an annual chili cook-off hosted by a summer college baseball team, the Danbury Westerners. Local restaurants and cooking fanatics brought delicious samples of chili to the Danbury Sports Dome to earn their bragging rights for the next year.  Attendees pack into the Danbury Sports Dome in hopes of tasting some of the best chili in the state…

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Bee-M-W

As a proud supporter of the Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association, we always attend their annual Spelling Bee at the Ridgefield Playhouse. Let me start of by saying this definitely isn’t your average Spelling Bee. The fundraising event includes some of Ridgefield’s every day faces, whom surprisingly get the comical reminder that their spelling skills may have dwindled since grade school. Fire fighters, policemen, business owners, and other Ridgefield enthusiasts are invited to compete…

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Brake Pedal Signs


Investing in a vehicle can be a huge undertaking, especially if this is the first vehicle that you will have owned. There is a lot of routine maintenance that comes along with this ownership, but there are inevitably going to be repairs that will need to be done as well. This is simply because of the normal wear and tear that occurs with the daily driving of your vehicle. Just one of the many items of your vehicle that may need to be repaired is your brake pedal.

Your brake pedal is the simple tool you step on when you…

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What Are Car Gaskets?


A knowledgeable car owner will usually get more usable life out of their car than one who is not. That is why we here at BMW of Ridgefield are here to give you the basics on your car's unsung hero, the gaskets.

Gaskets are placed to make the space between two different materials in your engine completely flush and airtight. This is designed to keep all engine fluid in and other fluids, like rain, out. While gaskets can easily last upwards of 200,000 miles, this number can be far lower if the engine frequently overheats throughout their lifetime…
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The All New BMW X4

Within the first two weeks of February 2018, BMW launched its world premiere of the redesigned BMW X4. Even though BMW sold 200,000 of the first generation since its release in 2014, many still criticized the model due to its similarity to the X3.

The all new x4 will silence the critics this time around. It is 3 inches longer and 1.4 inches wider than its previously model, sitting slightly lower to the…

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BMW Opens Job Training School for Veterans

 

BMW already has a great relationship with U.S. military. USAA members already have incentives when purchasing or leasing a vehicle. Now, BMW has taken it to the next level by launching an Automotive Technician Training Program for US Army Vets.

 

BMW’s goal is to give vets a better chance at a normal life after serving. This program is located at Base Pendleton in California. The 16 week program will give its students a…

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Spring Cleaning

As we know, it is almost that time of year when the snow melts, the temperatures begin to rise, and the worries of salt on the roads begin to decline. After dragging sand, salt, dirt, and snow into your BMW, I bet yours can use a little bit of a cleanup. Here at BMW of Ridgefield, we offer some services to help you get your car cleaned up for spring. You can also check out…

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