You can't avoid it if there is grit on the road although the handbook does recommend staying out of their "chip exclusion zone". I've got a little one one on the bumper but luckily none on the hood (famous last words). I would get a genuine touch up and touch it in with a cocktail stick. I tend not to bother with the lacquer.
Currently CX5 SportNav 2.2 diesel automatic and AWD.
Formerly CX3 SportNav 1.5 diesel automatic and AWD.
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