Why Car Covers Are Important

A car cover puts a barrier between your car and the outside elements. This includes things such as tree sap, bird droppings and rainwater. If there is a barrier placed, then your car will be less likely to get dented or scratched. The car cover can also stop an animal from doing damage to your car. It can be expensive to repair the damage that is done by an animal. That is why you can save money by investing in a car cover.

High temperatures and ultraviolet light can damage the paint on your car. The heat can also increase…

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Car Detailing Tips to Protect Your Automobile from Rick Hill BMW

There are a lot of different steps that go into detailing your vehicle. Whether you're cleaning the inside or the outside, we want to make sure that you know the best way to do so. Here are some tips from the professionals at Rick Hill BMW.

  • When you're washing the outside, make sure that you're not cross contaminating the areas. For example, use different brushes and rags for the painted areas. Clean your tires with completely different items.
  • Change out your water and soap halfway through cleaning. This will prevent you with scratching your painted surface 
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The BMW 6 Series - built for speed and luxury

The BMW 6 Series may be a bit pricey, but it is worth the investment. With its sleek design and powerful engine, this car will get you anywhere you want to go in Kingsport in style.

The 6 Series combines a powerful engine with elegant, modern styling that has long been the hallmark of this popular car. A four-wheel drive layout gives excellent traction and handling for even the most difficult driving conditions. Standard features include handcrafted interior materials in natural and tonal colors as well as an electrically operated soft top roof system. 

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BMW 5 Series Overview

With its spacious interior, advanced smart technology, and powerful performance options, the BMW 5 Series is bound to impress. No wonder US News & World Report ranked the BMW 5 Series at the top of its class. There are multiple trims to choose from including the 530i, 540i, 550i, and M5. If you love luxury and leather interior styling, you’ll love how quiet and serene it is inside of the BMW 5 Series.

The 550i and M5 are the most powerful in terms of engines and powertrain. The 550i comes with xDrive, which allows you to change the drivetrain from…

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Meet the Luxurious and Sophisticated BMW X1

Kingsport drivers who want the convenience of a smaller SUV without sacrificing luxury will love the BMW X1. Its powerful engine, combined with its sporty handling, makes it a true joy to drive. This vehicle also has a surprisingly spacious cargo hold, making it great for both families and commuters.

An 8.8-inch touchscreen and Apple CarPlay are standard features for the new X1. You can also enjoy the variety of music and podcasts offered by satellite radio on the standard seven-speaker audio system. Features like a push-button start and automatic climate control add to the convenience 

 

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Reasons to Buy a Certified Pre-Owned BMW

If you’re looking for very good used vehicle that is stylish, great performing and filled with luxuries and amenities, come to Rick Hill BMW and check out our selection of Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) BMW vehicles. Where else but at our dealership could you become an owner of a late model BMW without breaking the bank. There are many reasons you may want to buy a CPO BMW.

  • CPO BMW vehicles are late model vehicles.
  • CPO BMW vehicles have fewer than 60,000 miles, so they are good for many years and many more miles.
  • The BMW vehicles have undergone…
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Hydroplaning Advice for Kingsport Drivers

Here at Rick Hill BMW, we're committed to keeping you safe and informed. That's why we're sharing these tips for how to avoid hydroplaning. Having a basic understanding of this phenomenon and how to handle it can help you stay calm if it happens to you.

You can avoid your risk of sliding on wet roads if you make sure to replace your tires regularly and have them rotated and balanced as recommended. Slowing down in rainy weather and trying to avoid puddles or standing water are also good preventative measures.

If you find yourself hydroplaning, try…

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How to Clean Your Car’s Engine

Cleaning your car’s engine is as essential as cleaning its body. The benefits of cleaning the engine include spotting and repairing a minor problem before it becomes major. It also ensures that there is no accumulation of debris that causes corrosion. You should note that there are many methods that you can use to clean your engine. Here is one that you can consider.

Begin by removing any debris that might be in the engine. Doing this prevents any fire hazards. The next step is for you to cover all the exposed wires. This is to ensure that there…

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Save Time, Money and Hassle with the BMW Service and Maintenance Program

The BMW service and maintenance program is a perfect complement to any BMW-branded vehicle, and it’s something that you should consider taking advantage of whether you’re buying an X5, M3, i8 or any other popular model from the BMW line-up. You can get all the details today by visiting Rick Hill BMW for more information.

The BMW service plan makes caring for your vehicle more timely and cost-effective. You’ll receive preferential pricing for the work that your automobile needs, and you can count on being back on the road again in no time after routine service, in-depth…

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BMW 4 Series Features Redesigned Exterior

Clean design and bold exterior styling are what buyers can expect from vehicles in the BMW Series 4 line. Building off Series 3 vehicles, the Series 4 features a redesigned front end and a more elegant roofline. Rick Hill BMW has a great selection of Series 4 cars that feature with 255-hp turbo four or 382-hp turbocharged inline six engines.

The Series 4 comes in several different models, including the 430i coupe, the 430i convertible, the M44i, the M440i coupe and the M440i convertible. The 440i is a hybrid that include a 48-volt electrical engine. Whichever 4 Series model 

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