How Often Should You Change Your Oil?

Oil Stick With Cloth

Keeping up with oil changes is important to maintaining your vehicle. Experts use to recommend oil changes every 3,000 miles, but advances in engine technology, and in oil, have extended that interval. Nowadays, most vehicles can go up to 7,500 to 10,000 miles between oil changes. Check your owner’s manual for more specific recommendations for your make and model.

Oil Change Frequency Guidelines

While 7,000-10,000 miles is a broad guideline, there are some vehicles that will need to be brought in more frequently. If you meet any of the following criteria, contact Honda of Aventura near Hollywood to see how soon you should bring your vehicle in:

    • Off-roading
    • Commercial use
    • Racing
  • Heavy towing

More Oil Change Tips

These oil change facts can help you make the best decisions when it comes to your vehicle maintenance. If you have any questions, call our service center at (855) 971-2975.

  • Even if you don’t drive your car much, you still need to have your oil changed twice a year. Oil breaks down over time even if your car isn’t being used.
  • When your oil needs changing, your oil filter needs to be replaced as well. You can always stop by the parts department at Honda of Aventura for an oil filter if you’re doing a DIY oil change.
  • Not sure whether to use synthetic vs. conventional oil? Check your owner’s manual. Synthetic oil can cost more, but some vehicles require it.

How Often Should I Check My Oil Level?

To help detect any leaks and prevent serious damage, you should plan on checking your oil levels once a month. In addition to checking the level, be sure to check for any change to your oil’s color, as well as the appearance of any metal particles in the oil. Those can be signs of serious problems. If you’re low on oil or notice another issue, schedule a service appointment with Honda of Aventura today.

Turn to Honda of Aventura for Oil Changes

At Honda of Aventura you can enjoy affordable prices in addition to service coupons for many of our most popular maintenance and repair tasks – including oil changes. We’ll be happy to show you what your powertrain warranty covers, as well as provide advice in everything from how to check your tire pressure to how to enter your Honda Accord radio codes. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

Service Specials at Honda of Aventura

$20 Off

Service Includes:

  • Replace pads
  • Resurface rotors
  • INSPECT brake, calipers and lines
  • Top off fluids
  • Free multi point inspection

*Expires: End of the month.

Oil and Filter Change
$34.95 +Tax*

Service Includes:

  • Install new factory oil filter
  • Install up to 5 quarts of oil
  • Inspect tire condition
  • Top off fluids as needed
  • FREE brake inspection
  • FREE multi point inspection
  • FREE battery test
  • FREE car wash

*Expires: End of the month. Coupon not valid with any other offer. 0W20 extra. Honda and Acura's only.

Alignment Special
$89.95 Tire Alignment

See Dealer for Details. *Expires: End of the month.

Buy 3 Tires Get 1 Free
Buy 3 Tires Get 1 Free

See Dealer for Details. *Expires: End of the month.

Teacher & Government Personnel Special
10% Off*

All teachers and government personnel receive a 10% discount with valid I.D.

*Maximum discount of $150. Must show valid I.D.

Must present coupon at time of write-up. Coupons cannot be combined with any other offer or special and cannot be applied to previous purchases. Valid only at Honda of Aventura. Plus taxes and fees if applicable. Taxes & cost of shop supplies not included.Expires end of month.

More Service Tips From Honda of Aventura

  • What is a Powertrain Warranty?

    Honda is well-known for its terrific warranty package and phenomenal engineering, but what exactly is included with your brand new Honda purchase? More specifically, what is a powertrain warranty – and how does it benefit you? Honda of Aventura is here to explain your Honda powertrain warranty coverage, so there are no surprises when you…