How Often to Change Synthetic Oil

oil change on a car

Everyone knows that you’re supposed to get your oil changed every 3,000 miles, right? You might be surprised that most late model cars are built to go much longer than that between oil changes. This is especially true of synthetic oil, which is formulated to last even longer than conventional oil. So, how often do you change synthetic oil? You will want to check your owner’s manual and your warranty, but the manufacturers’ recommendations for most models range from 6,000 to 16,000 miles depending on the car. Our service department wants to help keep your car running on our Sheridan roads for years to come, so we’ve put together the guide below on how often to change synthetic oil.



How Often Do You Change Synthetic Oil in a Honda Vehicle?

Most vehicles will need to have their oil changed every 6,000 to 16,000 miles, depending on what the manufacturer recommends. What about Honda automobiles? How often do you change synthetic oil in a Honda? Most Honda should get a synthetic oil change every 7,500 miles. How often to change synthetic oil varies by model, so check your owner’s manual or simply ask one of our service staff when you schedule an appointment. Fortunately, most of our Casper customers are pretty diligent about keeping up with their cars’ maintenance schedules.

How Often to Change Synthetic Oil Under Heavy Use

Some Cheyenne drivers have to push their vehicles to perform harder than perhaps the average driver would. If you use your vehicle for more than your daily commute or to run errands, it may need more frequent oil changes. Here are some things that can have an impact on how often to change synthetic oil:

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

Get Your Oil Changed at Sheridan Honda

The trained experts in our service center can tell exactly how often your car should have its oil changed. So, schedule an appointment with us. And, if you found this guide on how often to get synthetic oil changed to be helpful, check out our other automotive tips and tricks. Remember, we’re right down the road from Billings, and we’re here to help. So, stop in or contact us today.


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