Actually, the biggest problem is defining what performance means to you. When considering upgrades, you need to do an honest evaluation of how you use your vehicle and how “juicing up” the ride will affect that use. You also have to consider what other upgrades you will have to make to accommodate your original improvements. In short, it takes some thought.
But let’s assume you’re like most people and you just want extra hp and torque out of your engine. Using that as a standard, the most cost-effective car performance upgrades are generally those that improve airflow through your power plant. Before you add any updates, make sure your car is properly serviced, has brakes that will handle the increased power, and is in generally good mechanical shape.
Let’s have a look at the most cost-effective performance upgrades for your car or truck.