Warming your car in cold weather means a more comfortable drive for you, but is it good for your engine? There are a lot of mixed opinions out there on the subject so our advice is consult your owner’s manual. Depending on the age of your car, you may not need to warm your engine.
Other than unecessary use of fuel and wear and tear on your engine, there are other reasons to reconsider warming your vehicle in winter. CBS in Atlanta has this to say about the risks of idling your engine in cold weather: