Must-Have Mobile Apps for Your Car Maintenance

Must-Have Mobile Apps for Your Car Maintenance

Life is so busy, it’s easy to lose track of the last time you had your car serviced and skip important checkups. You could also be missing out on some big savings at the pump if you’re always filling up at the closest service station instead of the cheapest.
 
In order to keep your car in prime condition and put some extra money in your pocket, we’ve put together a list of useful apps for your vehicle.
 
Best iPhone Car Maintenance Apps
 
Road Trip
 
This is one of the best-known and most comprehensive car apps. It allows you to track your fuel economy, fuel costs, maintenance history and trip expenses, and also reminds you when regular maintenance is due for an unlimited number of vehicles including boats and motorbikes.
 
Gas Cubby
 
This app seamlessly integrates and syncs with fuelly.com, a popular website for tracking fuel and mileage. Every time you fill up your tank, simply add the miles, litres and price per litre to keep your records up to date. You’ll also get vehicle maintenance reminders with full support for multiple vehicles.
 
Best Android Apps for Car Owners
 
Car Maintenance Reminder
 
This app helps you to keep track of mileage, fuel efficiency, fuel costs and services and get maintenance reminders based on mileage and dates. It also allows you to add notes, customise your settings, list multiple cars and restore saved data.
 
aCar
 
One of the most popular Android apps for tracking vehicle maintenance and mileage, aCar provides easy and painless data entry for your cars, trucks or motorbikes. Social media enthusiasts can also enjoy sharing statistical charts on Facebook and Twitter.
 
Parkdroid
 
You’ll never have to worry about forgetting where you parked your car again with the help of Parkdroid. Just tag your parking spot and the app will lead you straight back to where you left your vehicle.
 
Car Home
 
This app allows you to turn your phone into your personal navigation and infotainment device when you’re on the road. It features quick access to navigation, voice actions, music, speaker phone and other features.
 
Other best car maintenance apps for your smartphone (both available for iOs and Android):
 
MotorMouth
 
Find the cheapest and closest petrol available using a map and find out whether now is the best time to buy. This app lets you view market trends and forecasts and also allows you to save your favourite locations and sites. By contributing information about prices, you’ll also earn credits and rewards.
 
GasBuddy
 
This popular US petrol price app launched in Australia in early 2016 helping motorists save big bucks at the bowser. It’s largely driven by crowdsourced data allowing you to earn points and win daily prizes. It lets you find petrol stations by distance or price and filter stations by amenities and brands.
 
SpeedView
 
If you’re after an accurate speedometer that uses GPS to determine your speed, this single-purpose app is for you. With a big and bold display that allows you to change background and text colour, you’ll have no excuse for getting a ticket ever again.

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