The BMW i8

The BMW i8 is a high-performance automobile that is infused as a plug-in hybrid. It operates with a battery that is not only larger but offers more capacity to extend the sports car's production. It comes with a 7.1 kWh lithium-ion battery pack that nets about 23 miles of all-electric capability and gets approximately 320 total miles.

The i8 comes with a base 1.5L 3-cylinder engine, and it seats either two or four adult-size passengers. The 1.5L engine produces about 369 hp. It comes with an 11.1-gallon fuel tank capacity. For 

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What are recalls?

A recall refers to a manufacturer's callback. It can also mean the regulation and safety authority states that a vehicle poses risks to other road users and fails to meet the bare minimum standards.

The manufacturers are mandated to fix the problem, or replace the vehicle model users may experience difficulties.

Recall process

Reporting the problem

The driver first reports the problem to the safety and regulation authority. The complaint is then recorded in the database for future reference. If they receive similar reports from different people, an investigation is opened.

 

 

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How Drivers and Bicyclists Can Share the Road

As a driver, it's important that you're very aware of your surroundings while on the road. In addition to watching out for other vehicles and pedestrians, you should be looking out for bicyclists that you're sharing the road with. Here are some helpful tips to keep everyone safe.

Try not to honk your horn at someone on a bike. Think about how loud your horn can be when you're outside of the vehicle. You could startle the bicyclist, causing them to fall or be put into danger.

 

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Find a Great Used Car Deal Here

When you want to find a great deal on a car, you should look into buying a used model. Saving money is at the top of a lot of people's priority lists, and when you want to find a reliable used car that looks great and is within your budget, you should look at what you can find at BMW of Sioux Falls.

Used vehicles save the purchasers a lot of money for several reasons. First of all, the purchase price is lower than what you would pay for the same model brand new. But that's not all…

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Tire Pressure and Tread Checks Are Necessary

Smelling rubber while driving could indicate a flat tire. If a tire goes flat, you need to find out some. Sometimes, the pressure dropped low due to a small hole. Checking the tire pressure could have given a heads up. And what about checking the treads? Driving on worn treads could lead to a dire safety risk. Here is some news: checking air pressure and treads isn’t difficult.

An air pressure gauge reveals a tire’s psi. If the psi is lower or higher than the tire manufacturer’s recommendation, add or let out some air. Please keep checking…

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Take a Look at the Enticing BMW 7 Series

The BMW 7 Series is a popular luxury sedan in our inventory here at BMW of Sioux Falls because it's a well-balanced mix of function, luxury, and innovation. With the available Harman Kardon Surround Sound System, you can enjoy crisp acoustics with 16 high-quality speakers and a 464-watt amplifier, and the 7 Series is compatible with Apple CarPlay for easy smartphone integration.

With Live Cockpit Professional, you get a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and 10.25-inch central information cluster. You can use the iDrive 7.0 system with voice-activated technology or via the 

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Explore the BMW X Series at BMW of Sioux Falls

When shopping for luxury sports cars, visit BMW of Sioux Falls serving the Sioux Falls area to see the new line of BMW X series vehicles. With opulent interiors and sporty design plus powerful engines, the X1, X2, X3, X3 M, X4, X4 M, X5, X5 M, X6, X6 M and X7 offer a bevy of options to suit your driving needs. These sports utility vehicles and sports utility coupes provide a mix of tough, off-road capability and sleek, aerodynamic design.

 

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Looking at the New BMW 8 Series

The new 2021 BMW 8 Series Coupe has six different core models for customers to choose from. Three of the models are great luxury coupes while the other three variants of the lineup are BMWs performance-oriented models, the M versions. Customers have options between two-door, four-door, and convertible versions of the new 2021 8 Series chassis. Among the six main versions of the 2021 BMW 8 Series are a variety of different trims, like the XDrive trims.

Overall Features

At the heart of each 2021 BMW 8 Series model is either a robust inline-six engine or a more powerful V8…

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Extreme Temperatures Are Bad For Batteries

What Happens To A Battery In Extreme Temperatures 

The typical lead-acid batteries that are in our vehicles weren't designed to thrive in extreme temperatures. Read below to learn more about how high and low temperatures affect your battery.

High Temperatures = Reduced Battery Life

The battery may give off more power when it is extremely hot, but it will also lose some of its lead-acid due to evaporation and expansion. 

That's why it's important to park in shaded areas and avoid driving in hot temperatures if possible.

Low Temperatures = Reduced Power

 

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Car Wax Explained

If you're a car owner, our team at BMW of Sioux Falls wants to help you keep it in good condition. Not only are oil changes and other mechanical services essential for extending the life of your vehicle and retaining its value, it's also necessary to keep the exterior in optimal shape. Waxing your vehicle is an important part of maintaining your vehicles exterior paint because it creates a shield between the paint and elements that can cause damage to the coat.

What is car wax? It's a combination of solvents, oils, and waxes that can come…

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