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Vehicle break-in process

By following a few simple precautions for the first 1,000 km (600 miles) you may increase the performance, economy and life of your vehicle.

  • Do not race the engine.

  • Whilst driving, keep your engine speed (rpm, or revolutions per minute) within 3,000 rpm.

  • Do not maintain a single speed for long periods of time, either fast or slow. Varying engine speed is needed to properly break-in the engine.

  • Avoid hard stops, except in emergencies, to allow the brakes to seat properly.

  • Fuel economy and engine performance may vary depending on vehicle break-in process and be stabilized after 6,000 km (4,000 miles). New engines may consume more oil during the vehicle break-in period.