Front-Wheel Drive vs Rear-Wheel Drive

Even though many vehicles boast having four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, most cars have standard two-wheel drive where the power is sent to either the front wheels for front-wheel drive or to the rear wheels for rear-wheel drive. 

Front-Wheel Drive

A front-wheel drivetrain delivers all of the power to the front wheels, making them responsible for the movement and the steering of the vehicle. They are also cheaper and save more space.  

Front-wheel drive vehicles also have better traction and great gas mileage, but they can understeer and have a lower towing capacity.

Rear-Wheel Drive

 

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Top Technology Features on Chevrolet Suburban

We at Bowman Auto Center are thrilled to offer the new Chevrolet Suburban to our wonderful customers. With room to comfortably fit nine passengers, the Suburban is the perfect SUV for large families. Driving the family around town will be easier than ever before thanks to the vehicle's useful technology features.

Keeping a SUV full of kid's calm can be a difficult task without the right help. Luckily, the new Chevrolet Suburban provides all the help you will need. The vehicles Rear-Seat Media System lets your little passengers play games and watch movies on two 

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Replace a Flat Tire in 5 Simple Steps

Replace a Flat Tire in 5 Simple Steps

All drivers need to know how to replace a flat. There is always a chance you won’t be able to reach emergency services, and flats can occur at any time. Thankfully, we at Bowman Auto Center have prepared this step-by-step guide to assist drivers in Clarkston acquire this knowledge. 

Step-by-Step Guide on Replacing a Flat.

  1. Stop at a safe spot.

    Stop your car at a safe, preferably level ground. Pick a spot on a straight stretch so that oncoming traffic can spot you easily. 
  2. Prepare your car.

    Turn off the engine…
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Not Sure About Oil Changes? Let Bowman Auto Center Help You Out

It can be a bit confusing to think about when your oil should be changed, what products you should use and what to look out for. Unfortunately, there are some motor oil myths that can confuse you. Let us here at Bowman Auto Center provide you with the facts.

  • Oil changes don't have to be performed every 3000 miles. In fact, your owner's manual will provide you with an accurate time frame. You also need to take into consideration the kind of oil used.
  • Using synthetic oil for your vehicle doesn't mean you can't switch to…
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The Ultimate Three-Row SUV Is The Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer is a three-row SUV, and it's one of the most popular SUVs in history. This vehicle has been around for decades, and it continuous to successfully evolve with the times. The Ford Explorer comes in a full size. There are also multiple trim levels, including the Standard, XLT, ST, Limited and Platinum.

When it comes to design, this SUV comes with an updated approach. The front fascia is the actual showpiece as it sports dynamic LEDs, carved-in fog lights as well as a stunning grille. Depending on the 

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Why The Ford F-150 Leads In Technology

If you look at many of the top full-size trucks, then you will know that the popular F-150 leads in sales. That's because the F-150 has lots of innovative equipment. This is especially true when it comes to technology. Here is what's available on the latest F-150.

The F-150 offers its FordPass Connect app feature. With this feature, you can control several functions on your truck. That includes being able to remotely open the truck from almost anywhere. You can also lock and unlock the F-150's doors. Need to have more important truck information in front of…

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Two Quick Tips On Reading Tire Markings

Many Clarkston motorists have little experience in reading tire sizes. When it comes to making informed purchasing decisions for tire upgrades and replacements, however, being able to interpret tire markings is essential. At Bowman Auto Center, we're eager to share two tips that make understanding these markings a bit easier.

How To Determine A Tire's Class

The very first letter that you see on a tire refers to its class. Tires for light trucks bear the letters 
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How Often Should You Have Your Oil Changed If You Do Limited Driving?

Not all Clarkston motorists drive their cars every day. In fact, many locals keep their autos parked for long stretches of time, and only take them out for essential errands such as grocery shopping. At Bowman Auto Center, we want people to know just how important oil changes are for all vehicles, and just how frequently these services should be performed.

Always Check Your Owner's Manual For Service Recommendations

Older vehicles and cars that have specific engine types should usually have their oil changed once every 3,000 miles.
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Dirty Car and Strapped For Time? Check This Out!

If you've got a dirty car and are strapped for time, we at Bowman Auto Center would love to help you get your car back to looking like new. Follow these three steps for a cleaner looking and smelling car, so you can hit the road with confidence.
  1.  First, throw way your garbage and pick up loose items. You can put the trash in a bag, and throw any other items in your trunk, but be careful... you might need to utilize your trunk for some reason and you won't want to be embarrassed about all the trash…
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Some Ways to Navigate a Roadside Emergency

There is an incredible number of things to think about during a roadside emergency. Oncoming traffic indeed concerns someone worried about a collision. Yet, it might not be possible to move a vehicle onto the shoulder of the road. Walking a short mile for help could mean leaving pets or children alone in the car. If the temperature is too hot, this could place them in danger. And don't ignore any potential "stranger danger" that might arise.

Often, someone dealing with a roadside incident might feel thankful about previously learning how to use a tire jack and other tools…

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