Understanding the Importance of Lifecycle Vehicle Maintenance

posted 23 June, 2022 by Jackson Balling
Car Care

Did you know that the average vehicle on the road in the United States is 12 years and 2 months old? According to S&P Global Mobility, that’s a record for average vehicle lifespan, which dates back over 20 years since they began tracking data. And for passenger cars, the average age is 13 years and 1 month, and still climbing.

With global supply chain issues continuing to impact car availability and pricing, plenty of drivers are choosing to ride out their older vehicles. As a result, more cars are in need of proper lifecycle maintenance as they push on in years. But with so much to know, what are the most important milestones to be mindful of when you want to extend the lifespan of your car?

Worry not. If you’re overwhelmed by maintenance milestones as your car gets older, here’s what you need to know:


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Written by Jackson Balling

Jackson was Spiffy’s Content Marketing Manager from January 2019 to July 2022 and freelances for us now. Jackson brought over five years of professional experience in creative copywriting, audio production, and video editing to the Spiffy Marketing team.
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