Regular car maintenance can improve the performance and longevity of any vehicle. It can also save you money and enhance safety by avoiding a major breakdown, or worse, an accident.
Some tasks are more complicated than others but there are a few that don't require special tools or expert knowledge.
Here are six easy and money-saving car maintenance tips to keep your vehicle humming down the road for years to come:
(Be sure to reference your car owner's manual first before buying parts and fluids. Listed DIY costs are approximations.)
A little car maintenance can go a long way, but some repairs are unavoidable. If you end up needing work done, here are some ways to save on car repairs.
Matt Diehl contributed to this article. Infographic design by Zac Willett.
Infographic by OneMainFinancial.com