Driver with their hands on the steering wheel

How Often Should I Drive My Car?

Maintaining Your Vehicle While Staying at Home

Over the past several months, drivers that typically explore the roads have ben finding themselves at home more frequently. Although you may not be driving as much as you’ve used to, it’s still important to keep tabs on the health of your vehicle. Like people, it’s unhealthy to stay in one place for too long. So, how often should you drive your car? It’s recommended that you drive your vehicle at least once every two weeks for at least 15 minutes each time. Below, we will detail a few common problems drivers may encounter if they don’t drive their vehicle enough.

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What are the Benefits of Waxing Your Vehicle?

Why You Should Consider Waxing Your Car

If you own a vehicle, you might have wondered whether you should wax your vehicle. Waxing your vehicle adds an extra layer of protection to your vehicle’s exterior. Surprisingly, not many drivers choose to wax their vehicles today, despite the numerous benefits that you can get by regularly doing so. Here, we will explore various reasons why you should consider waxing your car if you don’t already.

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Front driver angle of an orange 2021 Nissan Rogue

Why are Crossovers and SUVs So Popular?

Reasons Why Drivers Love SUVs and Crossovers

Ever wondered which vehicles are most popular among drivers today? Crossovers and SUVs have gained tremendous popularity over the past several years and have quickly become two of the most common body types you will see on the road. Why are crossovers and SUVs so popular? What benefits do these vehicles offer? Below, we will explore a few major reasons why drivers love SUVs and crossovers.

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Cars parked in a parking lot

What Should I Watch for on a Test Drive?

Things to Look for When Test Driving a Vehicle

Shopping for a vehicle? Got some options narrowed down? Test drives are helpful for drivers to determine whether or not a certain car is right for them. After all, vehicles are big investments, so you should be confident and happy with your choice. Don’t know what you should be looking for in your next vehicle? Here are some things you should watch for on a test drive.

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When Should I Replace the Air Filter in My Car?

How Often Should an Air Filter Be Changed in a Vehicle?

Occasionally, drivers will need to replace the air filter in their car. Air filters are helpful for preventing environmental debris like dirt, sand, and dust from reaching your engine. Over time, the air filter will collect too much debris and cause your vehicle’s performance to be negatively impacted if it isn’t replaced. Experts recommend that drivers should replace the air filter in their vehicle once every 12,000 to 15,000 miles. If you aren’t sure when you changed your air filter last, here are some symptoms to watch for.

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Cars parked in a parking lot

What are the Differences Between FWD and RWD?

Front-Wheel Drive vs Rear-Wheel Drive Comparison

When shopping for a vehicle, you’ll have a few different drivetrain options to choose from. Two drivetrains you will likely encounter are front-wheel drive (FWD) and rear-wheel drive (RWD). What are the differences between FWD and RWD? Which one should I choose? At U.S. Auto Sales, we will explore the advantages of each drivetrain so you can feel confident in your choice.

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