On this blog, we recently covered some of the vacation destinations that are within an easy driving distance of Keyes Lexus. Before you go on a big trip though, you’ll want to make sure that you’re taking great care of your vehicle and that it’s operating at peak performance. It’s especially important to check your tires. Hot weather can do a number on them, but our tips can help you keep them in top shape all season long.

What you really need to worry about this summer is tire pressure. Normally it’s pretty warm here in Van Nuys, but summer can bring temperatures to new highs. This is especially true if your road trip takes you to even warmer climates. The problem with high temperatures is that it can cause an increase in tire pressure. Tires that are over-inflated can wear down faster, which can cost you some serious money. It also affects how your car handles and breaks. It could even become easier to damage due to its increased rigidity.

That’s why it’s so important to make sure that your tires are inflated to the proper pressure, whether you’re driving a crossover or a luxury sedan like the 2018 Lexus IS 300. You can usually find the correct tire pressure on the inside of your driver’s side door or in your owner’s manual. You can also take better care of your tires this summer by examining them for damage and fixing even minor issues before you hit the road for a lengthy road trip. You can also take less with you on your trip, since heavier loads can be tougher on your tires.

So visit the experts in our Lexus service center near Beverly Hills today. We’ll help you ensure that your car is ready for your next road trip and we’re ready to take care of all of your maintenance needs. You can rely on us this summer!