Thursday, 08 June 2017 11:28

Infographic: Vehicle Maintenance Needs

Why is National Car Care Month important? This car infographic displays what free car care inspections around the country found in 2014.

Do you know how healthy your car is?

Top problem areas included dirty or low engine oil, dirty or restricted air filters and low or leaking coolant. Many safety components, such as lights, wipers and tire tread were found inadequate in over 1 in 10 cars. A quick visual inspection can help determine if these safety components need attention on your vehicle.


  • 52% of drivers service their vehicle seasonally and of those that service their vehicle seasonally, 51% get their vehicle serviced in Spring. Source: Google Consumer Surveys, March 2015
  • 68% of drivers do research online to gather information on service centers prior to taking their vehicle in for service Source: 2015 Google-Critical Mix Service Path to Purchase Study
  • How-to searches for auto care increased 20% since 2014. Source: Internal Google Data
  • Hot to change oil was a top auto care how-to search on YouTube in 2014. Source: Internal Google Data

Bumper Audio Clip of the Week

Bumper to Bumper helps a listener who is having trouble passing emissions with their 2012 Nissan Pathfinder.