According to Carfax, 29% of U.S. motorists are behind on oil changes, 44% haven’t had their tires rotated as required and about 1-in-5 need both services. The company gleaned this information from the alerts and service records of vehicles in its Carfax Car Care program.
Motorists in Alaska, West Virginia, Maine, Rhode Island and Mississippi were the most likely to have missed important maintenance dates. At the other end of the spectrum, motorists in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Utah, Nevada and Virginia were the most likely to be on top of their vehicles’ maintenance needs. Click here to see state-by-state trends.