Tips for Buying A Used Car

Before you go looking for a used car, you will need to think about how much you can afford. A good rule of thumb to use is avoid buying a car that will require you to pay a monthly payment that is more than 10 percent of your take-home payment. For example, if you make $2,500 per month, then you should not pay more than $250 per month. You should also create a list of cars that you will like to purchase.

Additionally, you will need to look at the price of the vehicles. You can find the prices…

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Choosing Your Teen's First Car

Picking out the first car for your teen to drive is all about keeping in mind that safety comes first. Teens are new drivers, and they also tend to take more risks than adult drivers.

You can help to counterbalance this by loading up on safety, especially the automated safety features like collision avoidance, automatic emergency braking, and lane change assist. Having a reliable car that won't break down or experience issues is also a big advantage, so read about the reliability ratings of any model before you commit to buying it. 

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Explore the BMW 6 Series

The BMW 6 Series is a luxury vehicle that focuses on both comfort and performance. You can find it available in a sedan, coupe, or convertible based on what you're looking for. At Global Imports BMW, we'll introduce you to all of the body types so that you can find the one that's right for you. When you want power on the streets of Atlanta, the 6 Series delivers with a turbo engine as well as a driver select mode. You can choose a mode that works best for your sporty or conservative driving style.

This BMW…

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Explore the BMW 5 Series at Global Imports BMW

If you’re in the market for a new sedan that offers luxury, style and performance to spare, the BMW 5 Series is certain to appeal to you. Our team is pleased to introduce this popular vehicle series to drivers throughout Atlanta and beyond, and we’d love to show you all of its many standard and available features today.

The 5 Series line-up features several different traditionally fueled models as well as a plug-in hybrid version that’s aimed at conserving gas and reducing the vehicle’s carbon footprint. Regardless of which style you pick, you’ll find that…

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De-Grime and Polish Your Engine

A clean engine is a cool engine, and that's what most car owners want most. If you run a tight ship on your automobile, a good engine clean is a terrific way to fine-tune your car's appearance. 

Steps to Clean Engine

Prepare your materials. You'll need all-purpose cleaner, wipes, plastic bags (grocery bags work fine), water, and plastic or metal polisher. You can also use a de-greaser to get out the tougher dirt and grime. Oil and grease often sink in and are more difficult to remove. De-greaser works great in this situation.

1. Put plastic bags…

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What Atlanta Drivers Will Want to Know About the Difference Between a Compact Temporary and a Full-Size Spare Tire

Here at Global Imports BMW, we believe vehicle education is important. Knowing the difference between the types of spare tires will keep you and your family safer in the event of a flat. There are two main types, and they each come with their own set of benefits.

A full-size spare, as its name implies, is just as big as your other tires. That means it won't adversely affect your vehicle's performance while driving. It may take up more space in your vehicle than you'd care for, though.

Though smaller and more convenient to haul, a compact…

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How a BMW Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Benefits You

All Certified Pre-Owned BMW vehicles go through a 200 point inspection to make sure they can be a dependable mode of transport in Atlanta. During this inspection, trained and knowledgeable technicians will examine the vehicle's background, the overall condition of the body, wheel assembly and mechanical functions.

Before the BMW vehicle can be certified, it must be taken for a road test that will examine important functions such as airbags, door locks, seat heaters and the overall feel of the vehicle when driven.

In addition to the 200 points that the vehicle must pass on the inspection, a

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A Quick Look at the New BMW X1

Choosing the BMW X1 as your next is an easy call. You may have more trouble deciding which model is the best one for you, however, considering how well-equipped they are. The team at Global Imports BMW can help.

Both of the models of the X1 get turbocharged power from a 2.0L four-cylinder engine. It generates 228-horsepower, along with 258 lb-ft of torque. The sDrive28i trim level comes with front-wheel drive. If you want all-wheel drive, the xDrive28i model is for you. These models also have hill descent control to help on your next adventure outside of Atlanta.

Features…

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BMW Service & Maintenance

It is important for your vehicle to get the scheduled maintenance that it needs. Regular maintenance allows you to get the most for your money. Not only will your vehicle be less likely to break down, but you will also be able to keep it much longer. Furthermore, maintenance allows you to drive your BMW with confidence. You will be less likely to have mishaps on the road.

You will need to take your vehicle to a BMW dealer to get it serviced. A professional BMW dealer knows exactly what your vehicle needs.

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Detailed by Design: The New BMW 4 Series

The sportiness of the new BMW 4 Series is worth its weight in gold. This performance coupe is a full step ahead of the competition on so many levels. BMW's team of exceptional engineers has done an amazing job of crafting this machine thanks to its sophisticated interior to its velvety exterior. The new BMW 4 Series has a streamlined profile that possesses athletic dimensions.

The exterior of this automobile looks fantastic with its kidney grille, impressive air inserts and dazzling LEDs. At least four people can sit in its driver-centric cabin on premium upholstery. The new BMW 4…

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