Do You Have to 'Break In' a New Car?

Do You Have to 'Break In' a New Car?

\" \" Subaru recommends owners of its new cars keep it below 4,000 RPM for the first 1,000 miles (1,609 kilometers), regardless of the car model. Subaru recommends owners keep it below 4,000 RPM for the first 1,000 miles (1,609 kilometers), regardless of the car model. The Acura NSX, on the other hand, has its break-in period completed at the factory before the car is delivered to the customer. If possible, avoid short trips that don't allow the car's engine to warm up to normal operating temperature. So give yourself extra stopping distance for the first couple hundred miles in a new car, or whenever you get new brakes or tires.

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