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7National Car Care Month: Use Correct Oil, But 3K Mile Change is A Waste

The Car Coach answers your questions about oil changes

Hardly any vehicles on the road require oil changes every 3,000 miles.

37California launches campaign against 3,000-mile oil changes

If you ask the typical driver how often they should change their oil, the answer would likely be about 3,000 miles. But thanks to advances in engine and oil technology, the 3,000-mile barrier is just a number. Many vehicles can travel 7,500 miles or more between oil changes, but still a large number of drivers head to the nearest oil change facility for their 3,000-mile fix.

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