What happens to oil in a car that’s rarely driven? It’s a question that might sound odd, but it’s one that we at Strickland Brothers hear more often than you’d expect. Many car owners think a vehicle gathering dust in the garage doesn’t need its oil changed. But how accurate is this assumption? As automotive experts, we can confidently say it doesn’t hold water. No matter how often you find yourself behind the wheel, every car benefits from regular attention and care, including a swift drive-thru oil change. Remember, regardless of whether your car is driven or not, it still needs an oil change based on the manufacturer’s recommendations. This is typically after a certain number of miles or months, whichever comes first. However, understanding that answer might take a bit more info, so let’s hit the road and discover why your seldom-driven car still needs its oil changed.