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One of the best ways to retain the value of your vehicle and get the best price when the time comes to sell it is to take the best care of it while it is in your possession. Protective measures range from proper and regular mechanical maintenance to ensuring it is parked in a secure parking facility to protect it from damaging weather conditions and the onslaught of debris. Here are some tips on how to best retain your car’s value from here us here at Irvine Auto Center:
There are many ways car owners can take good care of their cars.
Stick to scheduled maintenance plans: Regular maintenance comes up time and again when it comes to tips to protecting resale values and ensuring a vehicle’s reliability. A potential buyer will more likely purchase a car that has been looked after. Keep all maintenance and repair records.
Keep the interior fresh and clean: Keeping the finishes and surfaces of the interior cabin looking beautiful is one of the best ways to protect the resale value of your car. This means having the carpet, fabric and leather upholstery and vinyl and wood trimmings stain-free.
Treat your car to a wax finish regularly: Having your car waxed will protect and lengthen the life of the exterior paint color. In the same way that we form first impressions based on appearance so too will an interested buyer on seeing your vehicle for the first time.
Practice good driving habits: The manner in which you drive your car also impacts on its resale value. Hard acceleration and braking can take its toll on your vehicle. Smooth driving not only prevents early unwarranted wear and tear but saves on fuel consumption too.
Reselling your old vehicle and in the market for a new one? Test drive new vehicles in Irvine near Santa Ana, CA at Irvine Auto Center. We are a collection of dealerships that focuses on making car buying an efficient and stress-free experience. Alternatively, if you are looking for quality used vehicles, Irvine Auto Center located in in Irvine, CA has a widely-represented vehicle inventory to suit any lifestyle. Test drive used vehicles in Irvine near Tustin, CA at Irvine Auto Center. We are conveniently situated near Aliso Viejo, CA.
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