Here are some tips to keep your car/van/truck/suv/insert vehicle type here looking nice: -Wash Weekly -Use 2 bucket wash method -Clean out under wheel wells -Degrease and coat rims -Keep a wax or two layered over the clear coat -Vacuum as often as necessary -Wipe out and clean interior weekly as well -Clean engine once with a strong degreaser if necessary and use a gentler mix more frequently to keep the engine clean -Coat engine with a speed detailer(dressing) of choice. -Coat trims and plastics with a protectant of choice. Especially if you have a new Kia or other vehicle with a lot of unpainted black plastic trims to the bottom. -Coat tires with dressing to retain black look. And most importantly exercise common sense in transporting anything at all in the vehicle. Try to keep an old sheet or something in the trunk so you don't dirty the trunk mat or back seats.