Like any personal possession there does come a time for its upkeep/maintenance. For a vehicle this holds true from both a mechanical and aesthetic viewpoint.
The viewpoint of the latter (vehicle aesthetics) is subjective from one vehicle owner to the next. What is meant by this is that while regular car cleaning enhances both the upkeep and personal enjoyment value, it isn't necessary to the overall function of the vehicle compared to maintenance.
To help sway those vehicle owners who don't hold the aesthetic upkeep of their vehicle in high regard, we've created a "cheat sheet" on car washing to help simplify this type of vehicle maintenance to one of potential enjoyment.
Car Wash Cheat Sheet
How Often & Time to Complete