Vehicle ownership is one of the most rewarding privileges in life for car fans all over the world. Many automotive models invoke all kinds of emotions when drivers get behind the wheel of them. Personalizing your car is another great thing about automotive ownership, but it doesn’t always work out smoothly. Some owners tend to take the concept of customizing a vehicle to the next level and then go way overboard. Then you have automotive owners who ruin their cars with simple mistakes like not changing the oil on time or doing routine maintenance.
So we chronicled several photos of real cars ruined by irresponsible owners. Some of these vehicles were rare, high-dollar models. When you’re a true automotive enthusiast, it hurts your soul to see how some of these photos turned out. Obviously, you can’t control what other people do with their vehicles, but it’s a sad sight to see how some of these cars turned out. Read on below to check out 50 shocking and sad photos of irresponsible owners who ruined their cars.
50: Lied About Oil Change
A wife told this man that she was getting oil changes for her car on time. So he was shocked when he took the car in for regular service and the tech walked out with the oil cap in his hand. He told the car owner that the vehicle had a severe amount of sludge in the motor. According to him, the vehicle hadn’t seen an oil change for at least 25K miles and he was shocked it was still running as well as it was (via Reddit).