5th Jan 2006, 00:43
Just happened on this review after being very disappointed with my own Nissan Sentra, and I have to say that I don't dispute what their saying. I personally have driven 48,000 miles on one oil change before. It was a Honda Civic 1999 (Also a review on this website). I know Guinness this and Guinness that, but I know for a fact that my car went 48K miles and on one oil change (all highway miles). I just never thought to report it to a world record book (heaven forbid if I don't.) It also only had one quart of oil in it. (PLEASE DO NOT ASK ME HOW IT STILL RUNS, BUT I SWEAR IT DOES) Why would I lie about something as dumb as that? I'm sure that many other people have gone way above 25K on a single oil change because I know I did. And I went a LOT further than that. Anyway, I'm just saying that just because it's on the net, doesn't always make it false.
30th May 2006, 00:40
I'm not sure what to think on this. I've witnessed 24 or 25K miles on my own oil before changing it, and that was an older Honda. Of course it came out black and the car didn't run too well.
58K sounds a little excessive to me, but oh well, it's probably possible. I work with Nissan's (Diesel trucks) that have 20K mile oil in them, and that's when they get changed. 20K. The trucks run fine.
6th Sep 2008, 03:09
After my 1996 GMC Sonoma passed the 200K mile mark in miles I vowed to do no more maintenance on it, including oil changes. I just kept up the parts needed for it to pass a state inspection. It lasted until 225,007 miles before quitting. Guess what? When it did die it was a head gasket, nothing to do with the oil. I sold the truck 3 months later and it is back on the road and running strong.
14th Jun 2009, 15:32
20,000 miles on an oil change for UD diesels (also Nissan), is normal. If you drive nicely, you're looking at a lot of miles on your oil. It's been 4 years since the F250's received an oil change, and it's still runs well. 270K on the clock, probably 15K on the oil.