The most passenger car drivers are always agreed to use quality engine oils for the cars of their owner; as they don’t want to take any risk for their smooth drives. However, most don’t have the ample knowledge of the oil grades that is recommended by the fleet manufacturers.
Moreover, the engine oil market is flooded with various products by name with multiple grades.
Recently, we have conducted random research on 200 car owner and drivers to know their view of using engine oil.
Findings say that 77% of car owners don’t know how it works for the engine. In Dhaka city, around 80% owners rely on their drivers for the overall repair and oil change. So, the overall repair is being done by car drivers.
We found 28% of car drivers don’t have the proper knowledge of using engine oil. And they are not so much concerned about that lacking. Around 34% drivers don’t have the knowledge of SAE grade of the engine oils.
76% drivers rely on the mechanics for the oil change and not always purchase their recommended oils. Mostly, they use those regular brands which are popular in the market.
Around 78% of car drivers purchase the preferred oil can personally from the retailer shop. And, they are more willing to negotiate to price while purchasing the oil.
Findings also revealed that 34% drivers aren’t willing to change into the new branded products at a reasonable price.
64% car drivers use well-known engine oils for their cars; as they are comfortable with it. But most of the time, they are concerned about the available recycled engine oil by the names of the branded can.
So, it has found that the passenger car drivers mostly rely on their personal experience as well as the well-fitted regular oils for the oil change. Drivers always do care with the private car as they are loyal to their owners.