Proactively changing the oil in your vehicle will help your engine continue to run at optimal performance, and will help avoid costly repairs down the road. In addition, routine oil changes provide the following benefits to your vehicle:
Oil changes are one of the many factors that go into keeping your car in good working condition. If you don’t maintain oil changes according to the vehicle manufacturer, you run the risk of voiding the vehicle warranty.
There are three main types of oil: conventional, synthetic, and synthetic blend. Conventional oil is refined crude oil that has been pumped from the ground. Synthetic oil is manufactured artificially from chemical compounds with the goal of mimicking the best properties of natural oil. Synthetic blend uses a mixture of synthetic and conventional base oils for added resistance to oxidation.
The type of oil that needs to be used in your car will be noted in your owner’s manual. It will depend on what kind of car, and how often you drive.