With the holidays behind us, now is the perfect time to winterize your Nissan at our Virginia service center before it gets any colder-if you haven’t already! With a hand from our certified technicians, getting ready for colder weather is a breeze.
Taking care of routine maintenance like an oil change and fluid check is always a good idea when harsh weather is on the way. We also suggest paying special attention to flexible components—like your belts and hoses—since the cold weather will subject them to added stress.
Of course, your car also has another major rubber component: your tires!
If you’re looking to ensure optimum traction even when it’s cold and the roads are slick, then swapping out your usual tires for winter tires at our Nissan tire center in Virginia is a great idea.
Many drivers tend to think that winter tires are only necessary if they’re expecting to be out in the snow, but that’s simply not the case. While it’s true that most winter tires do sport beefier tread that comes in handy on snowy roads, tread isn’t even their primary benefit!
The reason they’re called winter tires rather than snow tires is the material that they’re made of. Even when the roads are clear, winter tires are made from a type of rubber that’s designed specifically to function better in cold temperatures. While all-season tires will grow too stiff in cold weather, winter tires will remain flexible to provide optimum traction as temperatures dip.
Whether you plan on purchasing an alternate set of wheels for easy switching or just want to install winter tires on your usual rims, our certified technicians are here to make the transition from all-season to winter tires as quick and easy as possible!
To serve you better, we offer extended hours Monday through Saturday; no need for an appointment, just bring it in! For more information on winter prep, or if you prefer to schedule an appointment, don’t hesitate to contact Pohanka Nissan of Fredericksburg online or to call our team at (540) 898-5200 today.