Is your car due for an oil change? Before you take it in somewhere, it is important to know what your choices are when the old oil is taken out. There are four main types you will want to think about:

1. Conventional Oil

Conventional oil is the most commonly used, as well as the most affordable. If you drive a newer car that doesn’t have a ton of miles on it, this could be your best choice.

2. Full Synthetic Oil

If you know that the engine in your car needs extra lubrication, you may want to go with full synthetic oil. It offers great resistance to oxidation, as well as higher levels of viscosity. Perhaps the only negative is that it can be pricey.

3. Synthetic Blend Oil

A synthetic blend combines convention and full synthetic oil. This really gives you the best of both worlds, as you will get the benefits of the full synthetic oil but at a price that is a lot lower.

4. High Mileage Oil

How many miles does your car have? If that number is 75,000 or more, you should consider high-mileage oil. This is designed to cut down on oil consumption, which will help reduce emissions.

Get Expert Advice at Gesswein Motors

If you’re not sure which type of oil you should be using, consult your owner’s manual. If you can’t find it or you still have questions, get in touch with the Milbank service center at Gesswein Motors. We will gladly answer any questions you have about oil changes or any other important service tasks.