If are going on a road trip this summer, then there are a few things you should consider before you head out. From getting service for your vehicle to making sure you have the right items and accessories for your trip, there are plenty of steps to take before you go on your road trip. Here is what you will want to do before going on your vacation.

Service Checklist

Taking your vehicle in for service is a great idea. When you are out on the road, it's good to have peace of mind that your vehicle is operating in optimal condition. Here are some service you should consider before heading out:

  • Check your tire pressure and rotate your tires
  • Check your brakes
  • Test and secure your battery
  • Top off your engine oil and other engine fluids
  • Replace wiper blades
  • Inspect belts and hoses
  • Inspect your air conditioner

Purchase Checklist

There are a variety of items that are a great idea to pack for your road trip. Some items you will want to double check to ensure you packed them include:

  • Spare tire
  • First aid kit
  • Emergency Roadside Kit with jumper cables, gloves, rope, etc.
  • Spare blankets
  • You license, registration, and insurance
  • Your owner's manual
  • Empty gasoline can
  • Sunblock
  • Paper map with your route

Tips for a Safe Trip

Once you've gotten service for your vehicle and you have the items you need for your trip, there are a few more things you can do to ensure a safe, fun trip. Plan a road trip playlist of music and podcasts ahead of time, so you'll be ready to enjoy them as soon as you drive. Nutritious, shelf-stable snacks like granola bars, nuts, and trail mix will give you energy without having to worry about refrigeration. It's also crucial to get enough sleep and to never drive while tired.

Visit Leskovar Mitsubishi to Prepare for Your Road Trip

Whether you have your dream road trip vehicle our you want to finance one at our dealership, visiting Leskovar Mitsubishi is a great way to prepare for your summer road adventures. To learn more about how we can help you have the road trip of your life, contact us today!

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