What kind of maintenance should I do periodically?

1. Check fluids, including oil, brake, power steering, coolant and transmission, and top them off as needed.

2. Inspect tires for proper tire pressure and tread wear.
3. Check the battery and replace as needed.
4. Look for any signs of wear and tear on brakes, belts, hoses and other components.
5. Have the car serviced regularly.
6. Change the air filter.
7. Clean and inspect the air conditioning system and refill refrigerant as needed.
8. Clean and wax the exterior of your car to protect the paint.
9. Have wheel alignment checked periodically.
10. In cold climates, check the anti-freeze content in the coolant mixture.