Are Automated Car Washes Worse or Better Than Hand-Washing?

Spring is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start spring cleaning. But don’t just create a to-do list for your home or your landscaping. Getting your car washed is just as important, especially after the hard winter weather of the Midwest. Here are some expert answers to those frequently asked questions about spring car washing.

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Driving 1 Million Miles: Anything’s Possible With Hyundai

Maybe you think you spend a lot of time behind the wheel. You probably can’t compare to Kansas delivery driver Farrah Haines, who recently notched a cool 1 million miles on the original drivetrain of her 2013 Hyundai Elantra.

“Reaching one million miles with the original powertrain in just five years is an extremely rare and incredible achievement,” explained Hyundai Motor America’s CMO, Dean Evans.

Not many drivers put the kind of stress on their vehicles that Haines, who delivers auto parts around the Midwest, does. In fact, Consumer Reports has a popular article on how to maintain your car so it will run reliably to 200,000 miles — just one-fifth of the distance that Haines coaxed out of her trusty Elantra.

“My Hyundai has been a great car to me,” Haines said. “Over the years I have been beyond pleased at my car’s performance, a quality that is inherent to the Hyundai brand.”

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