Originally Posted by AeroWillis
Well, contrary to these other few posts, my car actually does consume a fair amount of oil. I bought it new and it's always been this way. I've asked about it on a couple different dealer visits and had the same response that some cars consume more oil than others and that I shouldn't be concerned. I'd say maybe 1 quart consumed every 4-5K miles. I do have a lot of blow by as evidenced by oil residue in charge pipe. I punish the car on a daily basis in 100 deg weather too though...
I hope you're changing your oil more often then. I wouldn't be just sticking to the service indicator.