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How to Get More Miles From Your Car: A Guide

A car windscreen displaying a country road taken from behind the driver and passenger

You don't need enchanting elixirs or whimsical wizardry to serve up a long life for your car—just a dose of solid maintenance! Sound dull? Not when miles, money, and memories are at stake.


We know it sounds tasky, but that's where Jesse Britts Automotive waltzes in. We're not just about patch-ups; we're your pit crew extending the finish line for your road warrior. So buckle up; your journey to stellar car longevity starts here!


Regular Maintenance: Your Car's Health Routine!


Think of regular car maintenance like a gym workout for your car—no pain, more gain! It keeps your ride's performance on point and kicks major repairs to the curb.


Need some numbers? 


A report shows that a well-built, regularly maintained car can reach a staggering 300,000 miles. 


No more 'ka-ching' sounds from unnecessary repairs. 


So, whether it's oil changes or engine checks, think of it as investing in your car's future (and your peace of mind). Who knew retirement planning could be so... automotive, eh?


Tire Maintenance: Your Car's Trusty Soles!

A mechanic changing a car tyre professionally

What if we told you tires have more to do with your car's life than just moving it about? Like your comfy sneakers, maintaining 'em can boost your ride’s performance, aaaaand extend its life. Uh-huh, true story!


Major props to a major report, which revealed that just by keeping tires properly inflated and regularly rotated, the average fuel efficiency went up by a cool 10%


More miles, less fuel? Check and check. Remember, your car's tires carry more than just your ride; they carry its health, too!


Engine Health: The Heart of Your Car's Longevity!


If your car was a rock band, the engine would be the chart-topping lead singer. It's the heart of your car, folks, and it deserves some serious TLC to keep those melodies—umm, miles—going longer and stronger.


When it comes to the impact of engine maintenance, cars that had regular engine checkups experienced a whopping 40% fewer breakdowns. 


Now, who loves the sound of being stranded on the roadside? Yeah, we thought so. Give a little love to your engine; it really can be the difference between 'vroom!' and 'doom.'


Transmission and Brakes: The Dynamic Duo!


You want a smooth ride? Transmission and brakes are your dynamic duo! They handle those cruises, curves, and halts like champs. But only if you treat 'em right.


Don't just take our word for it; data showed vehicles with proactive transmission and brake maintenance had a 30% less likelihood of major repairs. 


Your wallet just did a happy dance! Keep this power couple in tip-top shape, and they'll return the favor with a long, safe, and hassle-free life for your beloved car.


Coolant and Air Conditioning: Your Car's Chill Pills!


Remember overheating on those long summer drives? Well, your car doesn’t like it either. Enter the chill squad—coolant flushes and AC checkups. They keep your car cool as a cucumber and running like a gazelle.


And boy, do they matter! According to statistics, cars pampered with regular coolant and AC care enjoyed an 8% boost in overall performance. 


Sounds like a sweet deal, right? Show your car some cool love, and watch it return the favor with fewer hiccups and heftier miles. Just chill and ride on!


Suspension Checks: Your Car's Buffer Buddy!


Suspension checks? Yep, they're like massages for your car—working out the kinks and preventing pesky wear and tear.


Need figures? Here's one that'll knock your socks off—cars with regular suspension checks faced 25% fewer major wear and tear issues. Now that's music to any car lover's ears (and wallet)! Show your ride some love with suspension checks—it's a small step for peace of mind but a giant leap for your car’s longevity!


In a Nutshell: Love Your Car, and It'll Love You Back!


We'll keep it simple—taking care of your car is like caring for a dear friend. The more love you show, the longer it sticks around.


Ready for a healthier, happier car journey? 


Come visit us at Jesse Britts Automotive. We're here like your car's best buddies. Go on, share your car care tips and experiences with us—we can't wait to hear 'em! Let's create amazing car stories together, shall we?


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