Plan Ahead: Vehicle Battery Issues

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We rely daily on our vehicles to get us on the road, regardless of frigid arctic blasts and scorching summer heat. What if the next time you turn the ignition, your battery fails? Big problem, but a little pre-planning could of prevented this headache.
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Why use Genuine BMW Parts vs Aftermarket?

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Here and everywhere else, OEM stands for "Original Equipment Manufacturer." So, OEM automotive components are the official, genuine parts produced directly by your vehicle's maker.

Many aftermarket manufacturers develop parts that are designed to fit on multiple models of vehicles in order to mass produce them. This often leads to ill-fitting parts that require some manipulation to get them to bolt on.

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Winter Service Your BMW Before Winter Has Your BMW Needing Service

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?Winter in the Chicagoland area: it’s an achievement for your vehicle to overcome yearly. Freezing rain, snow, the polar vortex and black ice are just a few challenges your vehicle endures. Making sure your vehicle is serviced for the season can extend the life of the vehicle and it helps to protect your checkbook from costly repairs. We’ve taken the time to highlight our best winter service offer that YOU should take advantage of today!!
 
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What Are The Benefits of Upgrading Your Car?

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The average time people keep their cars has changed in recent years as many customers choose to upgrade every two or three years or maybe your lifestyle has changed, that’s where the “Vehicle Upgrade Program” comes in.

The Vehicle Upgrade Program is a vehicle replacement program that allows you to upgrade to a vehicle with improved safety, technology packed more reliable vehicle in the latest body style while keeping their monthly payment the same, or possibly even lowering it. 
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5 Crucial Items You Should Have in Your Car

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It’s never a bad thing to prepare for the worst when it comes to what could happen during your everyday commute. Here are 6 crucial items you should keep in your vehicle at all times in case you should ever encounter a flat tire, dead battery or an emergency situation that leaves you on the side of the road.

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Winter Commuting: 3 Vehicle Items for Winter 2020

Winter 2020 will be different in many aspects, from social distancing to relying more on our technology to connect with friends and family. But as Chicagoans, we know winter is frigid cold, slushy snow, and never enough daylight. It’s never too early to plan ahead and make sure you’re ready for any unexpected winter occurrence.

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Overviewing The BMW X5

Out of all the modern-day SUVs that are on the market today, the BMW X5 is one of the better options. This particular SUV has it all and can do no wrong thanks to its abundance of wonderful features. Shifting gears is very simply with the SUV's rotary knob. This shifter is located near the center console. The BMW X5 also offers 12.3-inch multimedia displays. A ton of advancements are built into these advanced displays, including settings, vehicle information, maps and popular apps.

The BMW X5 has a 335-horsepower engine that will blast from zero to 60 mph…

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The Majestic BMW 7 Series

The BMW 7 Series is a standout automobile. This full-size, luxury sedan has it all from a beautiful exterior to a masterfully built interior. It is estimated that five persons can sit comfortably in its cabin on leather-appointed seats. There's also at least 18-cubic feet of cargo space that's available, which is 2 feet larger than its closest competitor's trunk space. The 7 Series will come equipped with Engine Start/Stop function.

Trims, trims and more trims. This sedan will come in multiple trim levels, such as the 745e, 740i, Alpina B7 and M760i. In addition to…

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Leasing vs Buying a Vehicle

Leasing vs buying at Patrick BMW?
Some do and some don’t. Some will and some won’t.

What does it mean to lease a vehicle?

Leasing allows you to get into a more expensive vehicle or one with more options because you are only paying for the time you are using it. Technically, the leasing company owns the car and they are borrowing it to you for the approved time and mileage of use. There are lower out-of-pockets costs when acquiring and maintaining the vehicle. Monthly payments are lower, and you get the pleasure of owning a new car every few years. The drawback is…

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