According to The Toronto Star, Canadians spend on average almost $440 a month on their car costs. These costs do not only include car payments but also the cost of insurance, gas and maintenance. You don’t need to spend that much on your wheels, though. Here are 20 ways to help cut your car costs.
Know what your car actually costs
Do smaller repairs yourself
Change the engine oil
Look for specials
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Change the antifreeze
Find a good mechanic
Budget for car repairs
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Keep your tires properly inflated
Inspect your tires regularly
Maintain your car’s air filter
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Don’t overload your car
Remove the car’s roof racks
Cut down on using your car’s air conditioning
Stop idling to save money
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Slow down to save money
Learn fuel-saving driving techniques
Drive extra carefully in winter
Keep the interior dry
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Share your rides
Cut your car insurance costs
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