Dog-Proof Your BMW: Dog Car Hammocks and Other Dog Auto Accessories

July 31st, 2018 by
man kneeling with his dog on a walk

BMW Accessories We’ve lost track of how many Chicago BMW owners also have a dog or two. Like living in Chicago and figuring out how to care for your dog in the city, it’s good to have rules for when fido needs to hop into the back seat of your new BMW. When that happens,…

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Premium Gas vs. Regular Gas: What Does My BMW Need?

June 2nd, 2018 by
hand holding gas pump, filling up a car

Service Your BMW The short answer is that any Chicago driver who wants to get the most out of their new BMW should be using whatever fuel their owner’s manual recommends. But we know that many drivers will hit the pump, see the different prices, and ask why. So, what’s the difference between premium fuel…

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Winter Car Care Tips

October 26th, 2017 by
Winter Driving

Fall is in full swing, and with it comes cooler weather and the beginning of the holiday season. Winter is approaching rather quickly, but there’s still time to make sure your car is ready for the icy weather. Check out these helpful winter car care tips from us here at Perillo BMW. Battery Cold weather means that it’s…

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How to Change Your Wiper Blades

September 11th, 2017 by
Wiper Blades

Having functional windshield wipers is imperative in the fall season. There’s too much rain, sleet, and snow to risk a cloudy view out the windshield. Fortunately, it’s easy to change your wiper blades on your own. The first step is to buy a new set of blades. You can get these at a car parts store or…

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Enjoy the Weather: Best Summer Road Trips

May 22nd, 2017 by
2017 3 Series Sedan

Summer is getting closer and closer, and that means that it’s time for some nice drives. The United States is known for its beautiful scenery, and there are few places in the world that can match its highway system. That’s why you need to know what the best summer road trips are for this year….

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Choosing a BMW: Which One Is Right for You?

May 15th, 2017 by
2017 BMW X5

So, you’ve decided that you’re going to purchase a BMW. Congratulations! You’re putting your vehicular faith in the hands of one of the most trusted automotive manufacturers in the entire world. However, you now have to choose which one is right for you. Here are a few helpful tips for choosing a BMW that is…

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Safety Tips for Driving in Strong Wind

November 20th, 2016 by
2017 Alpina B7

Especially if you have a small or lightweight car, driving in strong wind can be scary. Here are some tips to keep from getting blown off the road. When driving in strong winds, it’s important to be prepared for objects that blow into the street in front of you or objects on the side of the…

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