Why should I get a tune-up?

4 Benefits of a Tune-Up

Have you ever wondered, why should I get a tune-up? Tune-ups should be a regular part of maintaining your vehicle. The exact mileage for a tune-up varies by car type and how your vehicle is being used. Ask a trusted mechanic if your car is in need of a tune-up. The following are four benefits of a tune-up.

#1: Improved Gas Mileage

petrol-162948_640-300x210In a time when gas prices seem to only increase, improved gas mileage is a huge benefit of having a tune-up performed on your vehicle. A tune-up involves replacing old parts such as spark plugs and air filters. A dirty air filter can reduce your gas mileage by up to 20%! So having these simple parts replaced can save you at the pump.

#2: Reliability

truck-41708_640-300x300No one wants to be stranded on the side of the road because of car problems. And the price of having your vehicle towed can be outrageous. Having a tune-up performed routinely can save you from this headache. Tune-ups help keep your car reliable and trustworthy on both long and short trips.

#3: Emission Reduction

When your car is running properly, you will reduce the amount of emissions from your car. New spark plugs and air filters will help reduce the production of fumes and other pollutants.

#4: Increased Value

dollar-163473_640-300x227Having routine maintenance performed on your vehicle increases the value of your car. If you ever decide to sell your vehicle it will help you immensely if you have maintenance records on hand. Any buyer will look favorably on a car that has had tune-ups performed regularly.

If you need to have a tune-up performed on your vehicle, stop by to see us soon. We will be happy to help you reap the benefits of regular vehicle maintenance.