Does your car drive better after an oil change?

I know that oil changes are important to keep your enging in peak condition, but I'm not sure what it offers in terms of performance.

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
“Your car gets several noticeable benefits from an oil change.
You’ll likely notice that your car gets better gas mileage due to better engine lubrication. It also boosts compression and reduces friction, which can make your acceleration slightly better, as well as your overall driving. Lastly, it removes engine deposits that can cause your engine to run less efficiently.
Proper oil in your car is a lot like eating fiber and leafy greens for us humans. When we put the right things in our bodies (or our cars) regularly, internal systems run smoothly, preventing blockages that can lead to later issues. So take care of your car–and your body!
Regular oil changes paired with
comprehensive coverage
on your vehicle are perhaps the best things you can do to protect your vehicle.
Should the worst happen and your car breakdown despite the maintenance, it might be a good idea to have roadside assistance on your policy.
roadside assistance through Urgently offers industry-leading towing service, lock out assistance, tire changes, and more for only $50 a year.”
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