Car Maintenance Men and Women Know How To Do
As a general rule car maintenance is thought to be one of a man’s household responsibilities. But how much do men really know about cars? And how about women, how much car maintenance are they capable of doing? A new survey answers those questions.
YouGuv asked around and came up with these results.
What Car Maintenance Things Men Know How To Do
Change a wheel: 78%
Check oil level: 91%
Check tire pressure: 91%
Check tire tread depths: 83%
Check coolant level: 85%
None of these: 4%
What Car Maintenance Things Women Know How To Do
Change a wheel: 34%
Check oil level: 76%
Check tire pressure: 67%
Check tire tread depths: 54%
Check coolant level: 59%
None of these: 17%
I must admit that while I do most of the basic car maintenance on our cars my wife is, generally, much handier than I am around the house.
Because, really, who hasn’t had the occasional otter in their car? We’re not talking about dogs and cats riding shotgun-that’s run-of-the-mill stuff. But if you’ve ever had a horse or a goat or the odd bear find its way into your Subaru, well, maybe you’ll recognize one of these guys.