Study notes that 29% are behind on oil changes and 44% haven’t had their tires rotated as required
Centreville, Va.—New CARFAX data shows that many Americans are behind on critical vehicle maintenance such as regular oil changes and tire rotations. It notes that 29% are behind on oil changes and 44% haven’t had their tires rotated as required. About 1-in-5 owners are behind on both services, CARFAX data shows. This information was compiled from alerts and service records for the 35 million vehicles in the CARFAX Car Care program.
Those most behind in service and maintenance live in Alaska, West Virginia, Maine, Rhode Island and Mississippi. These owners are the most likely to have missed their important maintenance dates.
At the other end of the spectrum are vehicles owners who live in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Utah, Nevada and Virginia.