New Year’s Resolutions For Your Mazda

January 31st, 2020 by

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As we begin setting resolutions for the new year, it’s almost expected that we’ll fall short of accomplishing them. However, there are some unexpected resolutions that are worth making and keeping, both for your confidence and your wallet. We’re talking, of course, about resolutions for your vehicle. 

 

If coming up with resolutions for your car feels like a challenge, don’t worry — we’ve got you covered. Simply read this short guide, and you’ll be on your way to being a better car owner in 2020. 

Learn how to maintain your vehicle

We all feel a little squeamish when we’re first tasked with performing maintenance on our own vehicle. The thought of popping the hood, getting dirty, and potentially messing something up can dissuade even the most enthusiastic would-be mechanic. 

 

Fortunately, you can learn how to perform most car maintenance procedures online, from a simple oil change to replacing your brakes and anything in between. If you want to leave it to the pros, schedule an appointment with us anytime. 

Eliminate distracted driving

All of us know that distracted driving carries serious risks, yet it just seems impossible to actually commit to removing distractions behind the wheel. However hard it may be, do a favor for yourself, your passengers, and all other people on the road by making 2020 the year of distraction-free driving. 

 

Luckily, achieving this goal is actually pretty easy: all you really have to do is keep your eyes fixed on the road. 

Take care of your tires

It’s pretty easy to recognize the sound and feel of riding on a flat tire, but how many of us can readily identify when our tires are low, worn down, or in need of replacement? Not only can neglecting tire care be a costly mistake, but it also can be a dangerous one. 

 

Make sure to be proactive in taking care of your tires to save yourself lots of headaches (and money) down the line. One easy way to tell if you need your tires checked is to conduct “the penny test.”

Check and change your oil often

If there’s any one thing you should make a point of doing in 2020, it’s checking and changing your oil often. Doing this prevents the parts in your car’s engine, and the engine itself, from breaking down. Thankfully, you can easily check and change your own oil in just a few minutes. Or, if you’d rather have it done professionally, most auto shops will take care of it for you. 

Get Your Next Car in Naperville, IL

Whether you’re just looking to be a better car owner or find a new vehicle altogether, we’re here to help. Come browse our extensive inventory of new Mazda cars for sale and used vehicles at our showroom in Naperville, Illinois, to find your next car. 

 

Here’s to a great 2020. 

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