What's the Importance of Washing Your Vehicle?

Our team at DCH Kia of Temecula keeps our Temecula, CA consumers informed about how to care for their vehicles. One of the best ways to keep your exterior in optimal condition is by washing it on a regular basis. This will keep your vehicle looking new and prevent damage. Dirt, dust, pollen, and other debris can build up on the exterior and cause scratches, rust, and damage to the protective coat.

If you wash your vehicle routinely, then you will get better fuel efficiency. A washed car is 10 percent more fuel efficient than a dirty car. This is because the dirt causes drag, which causes more fuel consumption.

As a general rule, it is best to wash your vehicle once a month or once every two months. However, if you have a long commute to work or live in extremely hot weather, then it's suggested that you wash your vehicle once a week.

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