As an Audi owner, you know having a luxury car is a big investment. But for that higher price tag, you also know you’re getting a whole lot more for your money. Luxury cars typically offer higher end features such as Bluetooth and heated leather seats, as well as top of the line engines and operating systems. There’s a lot of responsibility that comes with an Audi’s many features.
From replacing air filters and getting oil changes to rotating tires and replacing brakes, there are many things you have to do to ensure your vehicle runs smoothly. With non-luxury vehicles, you can probably put some of those off for a while, but that’s not the case with luxury cars. Here’s how to keep you Audi in top shape this summer so it treats you well.
Regular maintenance is a must for all vehicles but luxury ones in particular. Keeping up with the recommended schedule of service can greatly affect the performance of your Audi. It’s a wise idea to create a two-pronged maintenance schedule, one for regular use and one for severe use. You can also come up with maintenance schedules based on where you are driving the car and under what conditions.
Do you live in the city, with lots of stops and starts? Or do you drive it mainly on the highways? Whichever way you craft your schedule, it’s important to stick to it. Skipping just one step can lead to unnecessary repair bills later.
Follow Manufacturer Recommendations
A big factor in maintaining the performance of your Audi is following the factory recommendations to a T. So many people neglect reading their owner’s manuals, which can prove costly. For instance, if it’s recommend that your car get premium gasoline or synthetic oil, then you should use those products. Manufacturers tell you to use certain products for a reason, and that’s usually so your vehicle runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible.
Ignoring the factory recommendations will affect the performance of your car and even cause damage in many cases.
Go to a Specialty Shop for Maintenance
Audis require training and expertise when in need of maintenance or repairs. This is why it’s best for you to bring your car to a mechanic that works on Audis all the time. The mechanics here are trained in repair, maintenance and parts replacement of luxury cars just like yours, so you know you’re getting the best service possible. Bringing your luxury car to any old corner mechanic can’t guarantee that the people working there see your car’s type of issues on a regular basis. Lack of experience could translate to costly mistakes and even delays in getting your car back because they need more time to make the repair. A mechanic that specializes in Audis brings a higher level of expertise that you need for peace of mind and quicker service.
Plus, specialty mechanics will have the parts and tools in stock to manage the job efficiently and correctly. Making sure your Audi runs smoothly takes time and diligent care but it’s all worth it in the end.
Contact Hance’s European
Here at Hance’s European, we specialize in the repair, maintenance and parts replacement of all types of Audis. To schedule your appointment, contact us at 214-761-8395.