Need To Change Your Car Oil?

Your vehicle is an important part of your daily life, and it needs the greatest possible care. Our mechanics provide high-quality oil change for all types of cars.

Oil Change Services

Regular oil changes are critical for your vehicle’s health and durability. We use only the highest quality oils, carefully selected to match your car’s specifications. This ensures that your engine is receiving the optimal lubrication and protection it requires. 

Our mechanics will offer the following car oil change service:

  • Oil Change: We’ll replace your vehicle’s oil with up to four liters of high-quality Havoline Formula 10W30 or 15W40/Delo 400 15W40 mineral engine oil. This ensures your engine runs smoothly and efficiently.
  • Oil Filter Replacement: Our team will replace the oil filter to help maintain engine performance and longevity.
  • Visual Inspections: We conduct thorough visual inspections of several key components:
  • Antifreeze/coolant reservoir levels
  • Fluid Level Checks and Top-Ups: We check and top up various essential fluids, including:
  • Transmission/gearbox fluids
  • Differential fluid
  • Brake fluid
  • Power steering fluid
  • Windshield washer fluid
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How Often Should You Change Oil In Car?

The frequency of changing your car’s oil is determined by a number of factors, however generally, we recommend changing car oil every 4,500 kilometres.

Conventional Oil: If your car uses conventional oil such as a multi-viscosity 5W-30 motor oil, a good rule of thumb is to change the oil every 3,000 to 5,000 kms, or roughly every 3 to 6 months, whichever comes first.

Synthetic Oil: If your vehicle uses synthetic oil, you can generally go longer between oil changes, typically every 12,000 kilometres, or roughly every 6 months to a year.

Vehicle Age and Make: Newer vehicles, particularly those intended for synthetic oil, may be able to run longer between oil changes. Always consult your owner’s handbook to determine the manufacturer’s suggested oil change interval.

Driving Habits: If you drive in harsh conditions on a daily basis (such as heavy traffic, or lots of stop-and-go driving), your oil may need to be changed more frequently.

Remember, regular oil changes are a crucial part of vehicle maintenance and can significantly extend the life of your vehicle. Always consult with a professional if you’re unsure about when to change your oil.

Oil Change For Car Types

Certain types of vehicles and driving conditions may require more frequent oil changes:

Older Cars

Vehicles with high mileage or older models generally require more frequent oil changes. Over time, engine components can wear down, which may cause the engine oil to degrade faster.

High-Performance Cars

High-performance vehicles, such as sports cars and turbocharged engines operate at greater temperatures or at high RPM for extended periods of time. Oil might break down faster under these conditions, necessitating more frequent oil changes.

Large Cars

Vehicles that are frequently used for towing, hauling, or carrying heavy loads (such as pickups or SUVs) may require more frequent oil changes. The extra weight puts more stress on the engine, leading to quicker oil degradation.

Diesel Cars

Due to their operational characteristics, diesel cars require more frequent oil changes than petrol engines, while developments in diesel technology and oil compositions are improving their intervals.


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