Andrew Markel discusses proper oil consumption levels for modern vehicles, and the issues that high oil consumption can cause in the engine. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
Some newer cars still under their powertrain warranties are suffering excessive oil consumption between oil changes.
Due to the variables in engine design and operating conditions, internal engine oil consumption complaints are often the most difficult to solve. In some cases, oil consumption might be more severe under low-speed operation, in other cases, high-speed operation and, in some cases, intermittent. But, in any case, excessive oil consumption can drastically reduce oxygen