car oil types  

After you invest in a vehicle, the amount of maintenance and service that you encounter may start to add up quickly. This maintenance is designed to keep your vehicle running efficiently, but many vehicle owners become confused regarding the specifics of this service. Routine oil changes are necessary to protect your engine and keep it running efficiently. Still, many people question what type of motor oil they should be using for their periodic oil changes. The type of oil that you choose will depend on the vehicle you have, how much you’re driving, where you’re driving, and your budget. Let’s look at some of the different oil types available at Berkshire Hathaway Automotive.

Synthetic Oil

Synthetic oil is made in a very consistent manner that protects your vehicle against all kinds of driving conditions. If you’re driving in varying climates or are putting a lot of miles on your car, this is the type of product that we would recommend. Overall, synthetic oil may be a bit more of an investment than more affordable oil options. Still, most vehicle owners find that they can keep their automobiles around for many more years with this high-quality product.

Synthetic Blend

A synthetic blend provides you with the benefits of full synthetic but the affordability of conventional oil. You’ll still see an increase in efficiency and protection, but you’re not going to be spending quite as much money on your regular oil changes.

Conventional Oil

Conventional oil doesn’t necessarily work for every vehicle, but it’s the most affordable option for many automobile owners. Older vehicles or vehicles with a simple engine will benefit from conventional oil, but the product’s durability is questionable in cars with varying degrees of temperature fluctuation.

High Mileage Motor Oil

Once a vehicle has reached the point of 75,000 miles, it benefits from a high mileage product. You’ll experience less oil loss, better efficiency, and protection that will keep your vehicle running well into its senior years.

Contact the service department at Berkshire Hathaway Automotive for more information if you would like to schedule an appointment for an upcoming oil change. We would be happy to put you in touch with one of our automotive technicians that can provide you with more information regarding what oil is recommended for your specific make and model of vehicle.

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