5 Common Hazards Threatening Your Luxury Vehicle

by Brett Byrne on Aug 21, 2018

5 Common Hazards Threatening Your Luxury Vehicle

If you own a luxury vehicle, you need to take care of it in a number of ways. If you don't, your new expensive investment could turn into a nightmare. Whether you have this vehicle for fun, family, or work, there are certain threats that you should understand. That way you can keep it running it great shape, protect your things, and have peace of mind about your car:

Scratched Paint

Luxury vehicles seem to be a magnet for getting dings, dents, and scratches. When you park your vehicle with five open spaces next to it, someone just happens to pull up right next to you. Have a monthly service agreement with your dealership to fix any little accidents that come up so the price is lower overall.


Many luxury cars are meant to be enjoyed in nice weather. If you live somewhere that has a lot of rain or snow, you could be in for trouble. This precipitation can rust your car's metal. Use special coatings to protect it from the elements no matter where you live.


Getting your car stolen is one of the primary worries of owning a nice car. People see it and see dollar signs right away. Make sure to have a great alarm system that cannot be easily hacked. That way you can rest easy at night knowing it is not going to disappear from the street.


When something breaks down in your vehicle, like a motor, it can be a pain to fix. The dealership might charge an arm and a leg for new parts. Be aware that you can actually find other places to repair your vehicle even if it is an import. Look online and find companies with great reviews so you can have full trust in their ability to deliver great repairs. 

These repairs can come from normal wear and tear, or from a manufacturers defect. Keep an eye out for recall notices from manufacturers that they are, by law, required to send out.


While it would be nice if everyone acted civil when they see luxury cars, that is not always the case. Some people get jealous and want to cause you pain or annoyance. Have a dash cam installed so that if someone approaches your vehicle to damage it on purpose, you can catch them in the act.

When it comes to owning a luxury vehicle, it is easier said than done. Not only do you have to deal with hazards from nature or natural mechanics, you also have to worry about being a target. So, understand the five hazards above and implement measures to prevent them from affecting your ability to enjoy your vehicle and life for a long time to come.

For tips and tricks on keeping your favorite car looking as pristine as the day you bought it, check out more posts from Turbo Wax!


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