You spent a lot of time researching cars before making your purchase. Buying a car is a long term commitment so you want to make sure you get the most out of your vehicle. Here are a few tips for getting the most out of your car. 


Keep it Clean- When your car is new, it will be a lot easier to remember to wash the outside. This can become a menial chore but it is important to protect the paint job and remove any pollutants that catch on the outside. As for the interior, keeping it clean will help you feel better about driving your car. Make it a habit to take out any trash in your car whenever you leave it. Protecting the interior can help with the resale value if that is what you chose to do in the future. Make sure that your windows are clean because you don’t want anything to impair your view of the road and the area around you when driving. 


Windshield chips- A rock could hit your windshield and cause a little chip in the glass. While it may seem insignificant this is not a problem to ignore. This could cause a greater crack in the windshield which is a much larger problem. As soon as you notice a crack or chip, find someone to fix it. It will save you both money and a headache in the long run. 


Car maintenance- This should be obvious but just in case, keeping your car running has everything to do with the parts that make up what we often don’t see. Getting your oil changed regularly will help in making sure that everything is running smoothly. Have your technician check your air filters and replace those whenever needed. If your technician says that you need a replacement part, get it done as soon as possible. Your safety and the safety of others on the road is not something to mess with. 


Your car is an extension of your home and chances are you spend a lot of time behind the wheel. Make it comfortable for yourself by taking care of your car.  Should you find yourself in Torrance, stop on by for a full service oil change. If you’ve already got some miles on your car, no problem, we offer a high mileage oil change specifically for your car.