1. What You Should Always Have In Your Car

    You rely on your vehicle to get you places without incidence. But have you equipped your car properly in the event of an emergency (or simply unforeseen circumstances)? We’ve compiled a list of what you should keep in your car at all times. If you don’t have all these things, take a moment this week to round up these items and store them in your vehicle. Auto Insurance And Vehicle Registration…Read More

  2. Autumn Prep Checklist

    Fall has well and truly arrived in the Front Range, which means we get to enjoy the crisp air, beautiful foliage, and the coziness of an overcast day. However, chances are good that, even if it's overcast and damp, you still need your vehicle to get you places. Perhaps you turned on the heat for the first time since last winter. Did it work? Are you confident it will keep running until it's time f…Read More

  3. The Importance of Tire Rotation and Alignment

    Regular vehicle maintenance is a very essential part of car ownership. Most car owners know how important it is to get their oil changed and replace their filters, but what about tire rotation? Tires are among the most important part of your vehicle simply because they are the only parts that come in contact with the road. Ignoring tire rotation is something you do not want to risk, as it can caus…Read More

  4. Dashboard Lights That Shouldn’t Be Ignored

    Everyone has been there: just a casual morning, you get in your vehicle to head for work, turn it on, and suddenly you notice a light on your dashboard that is not normally there, indicating that there is an issue. Even with this light, whether it is a battery, oil can, check engine, or other indicators, your car seems to work perfectly fine, posing the question whether or not it's worth it to go …Read More

  5. 8 Signs You Are Due For Professional Brake Service

    Being able to recognize potential problems before they turn into something serious is essential to cost-efficient automotive maintenance. Since your vehicle’s brakes are one of the most critical safety components, being able to identify when there is an issue can help you avoid costly brake repair services as well as car breakdowns. In fact, being able to understand when to when to seek auto bra…Read More

  6. Your Spring Maintenance Checklist

    We're headed toward summer, and it's important to make sure our cars are ready for the new season. That means making sure your car is refreshed after a long winter. The cold season is particularly hard on cars, and some of us haven't washed ours since last fall! After your car has worked hard to transport you through snow and ice while keeping you warm and dry, it has definitely earned a little TL…Read More

  7. Winter Tires FAQ – Part 1

    Now that the weather is turning cold, snow is on its way, and Colorado snow is not to be messed with! November is the perfect time to get winter tires put on your car so you can face the winter with confidence. In the next few blogs, we are going to answer some of the most commonly-asked questions about winter tires. Do I need winter tires? Many people avoid buying winter tires because they want t…Read More

  8. Part 2: Why Does My Car Have Bad Gas Mileage?

    In our previous post, we discussed several potential reasons your car might not be operating on the same amount of gas it used to. If you find your car is burning through fuel faster than your wallet can afford, be sure to bring it into the auto repair professionals at Metric Motors! In the meantime, here are a few more reasons why your car might have terrible gas mileage: Your driving habits: If …Read More

  9. Why Maximum Tire Pressure Isn’t the Best

    The debate about tire pressure has gone on for a long time, and chances are good it won't end anytime soon. Some people think you should fill your tires to the maximum pounds per square inch (PSI) printed on their sidewalls. Others say you should fill it to the lowest recommended PSI, and others try to find a happy medium. Everyone is trying to find the tire pressure that will give a smooth ride …Read More

  10. Winter Tires FAQ – Part 2

    In our last blog, we discussed the importance of winter tires and how essential it is to replace all four tires at once. In today's blog, we're going to answer a few more questions for you! Why is it so important to get four winter tires? In our last blog, we talked about how a vehicle with multiple types of tires is the worst thing you can have. Why? Because without consistent tires, your car won…Read More