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Winter tires are best in wet, cold climates

Many people believe they can safely use all-season tires in all climates and weather conditions, but this is not always so. It’s true that all-season tires perform well in mildly adverse weather conditions, but when you live in a colder climate it’s safer to purchase a winter tire.

Winter tires are made differently than all-season tires. All-season tires become hardened in extremely cold weather, but winter tires are designed with a flexible rubber that maintains its grip in sub-freezing temperatures. They also have an increased tread depth and biting edges that allow winter tires to...

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Seasonal Maintenance is Proper Care for Your Car


If you're buying a new car, or even one that's new to you, you know the importance of a regular maintenance program. Equally important is to get seasonal maintenance checkups in addition to your regular tune-up schedule. The problems the changing weather can cause your car are substantial enough that they make checkups an important function annually.

Seasonal checkups consider more issues than regular maintenance tune-ups....
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Choose the Trusted Help of a Dealership for Your Car Service Needs


If you have a vehicle that must be serviced in order to keep running well, you want to find someone who is trusted who can service it for you. We are here, and we are trusted. Our dealership can take on any needs that you have.
  • Our team has knowledge when it comes to Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, and FIAT models.
  • We use authentic parts from the manufacturer of your vehicle, and will give it good care.
  • Our team knows how to work with warranties and give you help that fits with the one on your car.
When you are…
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Before you Bring Fido

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We all love our furry friends, but taking them along on trips can be a little troublesome. Allow us to give you some tips on how to make your trip awesome for you and Fido.
1) Make sure you bring some toys for your dog to play with. Keep your furry friend busy while you're driving.
2) Make sure you stop at some rest stops to play with your pet. It'll be some of the best times on your road trip, we guarantee it.
3) If this is one of the first trips you are taking with your…
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Don't Ignore That Check Engine Light


If your check engine light comes on, there's no need to panic. It's simply there to let you know that there is a problem, and if you take care of it right away, it won't become a more expensive problem. It's actually a good thing. If it wasn't there even a small repair such as a loose spark plug wire could have the potential to cause more damage and issues that inevitably lead to a much bigger car repair bill.

​If your check engine light comes on, it's important to take it to Chris…
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FIAT 500X Rethinking Crossovers

Crossovers are a mix of the best of both worlds, fuel efficiency and utility. The FIAT 500X takes both worlds into consideration and generates a vehicle that is as fun to drive as it is spacious and efficient.

An SUV with room for five people and storage space the 500X still delivers fuel economy up to 31mpg highway with its four-cylinder engine. With 3-mode electronic stability control, this sporty crossover helps you maintain control even with extreme steering maneuvers.

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Bring a Roadside Emergency Kit with You

 

 

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Has your vehicle ever broken down on the side of the road? Did you wish you had prepared better for it?

Even if you've managed to get this far without your car ever breaking down, you can prepare by keeping a few essential items in your car. These will help you fix small problems yourself or make it easier to wait out the time it takes for help to arrive.

Here are a few key components to a roadside emergency kit:

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Grow Your Business with Chris Nikel

Business owners large and small from across Broken Arrow know that Chris Nikel Automotive is in the business of keeping you in business.

No matter what business you're in —from the trades, to catering, carpentry, plumbing, art handling, sports, deliveries —we've got a commercial vehicle that will help grow your bottom line and keep your profit soaring. 

 

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