Should You Be Using Synthetic Oil in My Vehicle?

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Synthetic Oil Vs. Conventional Oil

Driving a vehicle has many benefits and responsibilities that come with ownership, and taking care of its maintenance needs is your most significant and most important responsibility. An oil change is one of the most important maintenance needs of your vehicle that cannot be overlooked. Having a regularly scheduled oil change will help keep your vehicle performing at its best and give you the reliability you’re looking for on the road. One question that always comes up with vehicle owners is a common one. Is synthetic oil better than conventional engine oil? If you’re not sure, you’re in the right place because you’re about to learn which engine oil is a better choice for your vehicle.

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Benefits of Synthetic Engine Oil

Synthetic engine oil is better for your vehicle’s engine when compared to conventional engine oil because of its increased protection and overall protection. While conventional engine oil does provide adequate protection and lubrication, it just doesn’t compete with the overall protective qualities of synthetic engine oil. Synthetic oil uses higher-quality base oils than conventional oil which allows it to remain more chemically stable and break down more slowly. With these incredible qualities, synthetic oil will last longer and give your engine more protection from heat.

Advantages of Synthetic Oil

Synthetic engine oil contains fewer impurities and are tailored more toward the design of today’s modern engines. Below, you’ll find many ways synthetic engine oil outperforms conventional oil.

  • Increased Engine Wear Protection
  • Keeps Your Engine Cleaner
  • Flows Better at Lower Temperatures
  • Greater Protection at High Temperatures
  • Protects Turbocharger Engine Parts Better

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of using synthetic engine oil when getting an oil change, please contact us at Davis Chevrolet Buick Ltd, today. One of our professional service technicians will be happy to help answer any questions you may have.

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