For those who are too busy to perform extra steps, or just dont care - follow the mfr process.
And for those that want the best long term performance, follow SC2150's advice. What harm is there in taking extra steps?
(eco pussies need not reply)
You do realize mfr wants you to gently use your car to reduce risk of warranty services. Casually drive it to 5yr/100k until they are off the hook.