Tire Chains and Snow Tires 101

January 12, 2009 by · 5 Comments 

After December’s record snowfall that left Seattle drivers stranded for days and even weeks, there is still a continued surge at auto and tire stores for snow traction devices. With so many choices, from chains to studded tires to snow tires, SeattleAuto.net will help guide you through the pros and cons of each device. Read more

Important Post Snow Tip: Wash Your Car!

December 30, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Now that the Seattle Snopacalypse of 2008 is finally over, motorists can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Chains are being tucked away and forgotten while snow shovels are going back to the garage.

However, before you pat your back on having braved the snow and ice with your trusty car, there’s one important thing you might want to do: wash your car! Sound strange? Then keep reading.
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Consumer Alert: Snow Chain Price Gouging

December 21, 2008 by · 5 Comments 

It’s come to our attention in the last few days that there have been a number of incidents around Seattle involving auto parts stores gouging customers on the sale of snow chains. In Redmond, one local shop was charging $89.99 for a standard set of generic snow chains. Is your store ripping you off? Read more

The Best Cars for Snow

December 18, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

It’s finally here. Snow has blanketed western Washington and has caused havoc on the roads. If they’re actually closing down parts of 520, and I-5 is down to one lane, that’s a red flag to stay off the streets. If you absolutely have to get somewhere, then you absolutely have to have a vehicle that can handle it. Read more

Snow in Seattle Strikes Fear in Drivers!

December 14, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Folks in the Northwest are known to be tougher than most. Be it rain, earthquake, bad economy, or housing crisis, we can shake off most anything. However the one thing that will have most Seattlites hopeless and shivering in the fetal position is snow.

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