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Keep Your Child Safe by Choosing the Right Car Seat

A car seat will provide protection for your child in the instance that you're involved in an accident of some sort. It also helps keep a small child contained in their seat where they belong. These helpful tips can assist with choosing the right car seat.

  • Make sure that you have chosen an age-appropriate car seat. You can choose between a carrier-style newborn seat, a five-point harness for toddlers or a booster seat for older children.
  • Read the specifications for each seat that you're considering. There are different weight limits for each seat.
  • Make sure the seat you…
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Why do You Need to Change Your Brake Fluid

The brake fluid you have in your car is a vital part of keeping you safe when you are driving around St. Petersburg. Here at Bert Smith BMW, we understand you want to remain safe when you are working towards maintaining your vehicle in the best way.

One of the most important things you are going to need to keep maintained in your auto maintenance is that of the brake system which runs using hydraulic fluid. Better known as brake fluid, hydraulic fluid is needed to keep your brake system working effectively because of the moveable parts of the braking…

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Repair Scratches On A Vehicle In A Few Easy Steps

We Bert Smith BMW believe that repairing minor issues such as applying touch up paint to scratches on your vehicle can be done on your own. Below is a handy guide to get you started on how to apply touch up paint to fix scratches.

For both light and deep scratches, the first step is to thoroughly clean the surface. For deep scratches, you also need to remove any rust. The next step is to sand the area around the scratch and rinse it off. After sanding the area around a light scratch, you will want to clean it again…

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Chip Repair to Keep Your Windshield Safe

While a chip repair on your windshield doesn't remove the chip, it takes care of the problem of the chip spreading. The chip is filled with liquid resin, which then bonds to your windshield glass. You may see where the repair was made, but it will be strong enough for you to drive your vehicle safely.

If the chip does not obstruct your vision, the repair won't either. When you get your windshield chip repaired instead of replaced, this is going to cost you less money. Chip repairs only take about 30 minutes, and you'll have a…

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Be Prepared to be Impressed with the BMW X1

One of the hottest types of vehicles on the roads of Saint Petersburg is the innovative SAV. BMW has mastered this class of vehicles with its X1 model. This luxury subcompact SAV boasts all of the premium touches that you expect from the BMW name rolled into this unique style of vehicle.

The BMW X1 is available in a myriad of prestigious exterior color choices. Choose from exciting hues such as the snazzy Sunset Orange Metallic, the sleek Black Sapphire Metallic, or the clean Glacier Silver Metallic. Under the hood of the standard X1, you will find a 2.0-liter…

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This Overview Demonstrates Just How Popular the BMW 5 Series Is

If you have been wondering why the BMW 5 Series is such a popular midsize luxury sedan, this overview will inform you. The BMW name is enough to get most people excited about the features on the car. Each new model year seems to bring something new, and the BMW 5 Series is no exception.

You will have your own assistant when driving. The active lane keeping feature alone is enough to get most drivers excited. If you were to start to drift away from your lane and into the path of another vehicle, your car would start to automatically…

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Meet The All-New BMW i8

One of the hottest vehicles that you can find on the market is the BMW i8. This popular performance EV is like nonother vehicle in its particular class. The i8 is actually in a class of its own thanks to its distinct styling and distinct features.

The new BMW i8 has superior styling from the inside-out. The exterior of the EV is very sleek and sexy thanks to its exotic features. This vehicle is a supermodel of modern-day automobiles. The BMW i8 appears to be cut from fine glass with its fluid-like silhouette. This car has no weaknesses to speak…

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Which BMW X3 Trim Is Right For Me

When it comes to high-performance SAVs, the market has a few standout competitors. The 2020 BMW X3 just so happens to fall underneath this specific category and for good reasons. Smooth acceleration, agile handling and exceptional tire traction can be expected while driving this vehicle.

The 2020 BMW X3 can be purchased in a number of trim levels. This includes the sDrive, xDrive and M40i. The sDrive and xDrive have engines that will offer as much as 248 ponies while being able to tow an additional 4,000 pounds. The more aggressive M40i trim is the upgraded version of the…

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We Love the BMW X5 Sport Activity Vehicle

Have you heard of an SAV? It's a sport activity vehicle, and we sell an excellent one in the BMW X5 at Bert Smith BMW. You can fully explore it at our conveniently located dealership in Saint Petersburg. Here are a couple highlights we adore.

BMW gave the X5 a daringly elegant exterior-paint spectrum. Its wide range features the right hue for you. Within its list of tones, you will find Alpine White, Jet Black and Dark Graphite Metallic. We especially enjoy the eye-catching brilliance of the X5's available Ametrin Metallic. It's red like you've never…
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Get to Know the BMW 3 Series


The perfect balance of style and power, the BMW 3 Series is a popular small luxury sedan or wagon for people who are serious about driving. Built with the latest in technology and finished with BMW's classic detailing, this vehicle makes a statement as you drive around Saint Petersburg.

When you're in the market for a luxury car, style is a big consideration. That's why we at Bert Smith BMW are happy to recommend the BMW 3 Series. It starts with BMW's signature kidney grille and Hofmeister kink, and continues with the gorgeous Vernasca leather interior…
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