How Often Should You Get an Oil Change for Your Car?
You’ve probably heard the old rule of thumb that said your car should get an oil change about every 3,000 miles. And maybe you’ve heard the updated standard, which is that most cars can go about 7,500 miles between oil changes. But before you get excited about being able to put off your next service, consider whether this new standard is right for your car–or if you should stick to the old rules. After all, many car experts claim that if you drive your car in harsh conditions, you should get an oil change much more often than every 7,500 miles. So what qualifies as a harsh condition? Here’s what you should know.