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Expert Oil Service at Ourisman Chevrolet Buick GMC of Alexandria

Oil changes are one of the most common and important services your vehicle needs. Our service team can help you keep up to date with your oil changes to ensure your vehicle is running at its best. With our streamlined service and professionalism, we keep oil changes and services affordable, quick, and precise.

Learn more about the importance of oil changes and how our team can help.

Why Get an Oil Change?

You need clean oil to control heat and friction in your engine. Motor oil lubricates engine components to reduce heat and friction from building up in your engine. However, engine particles and debris get past your oil filter over time, which can cause your motor oil to become less efficient. If your oil becomes too old or dirty, heat and friction can damage your engine.

It's much easier and less expensive to schedule routine oil changes than it is to repair or replace engine components.

When Should I Change My Oil?

Most modern vehicles need an oil change between 5,000 and 7,500 miles or every six months, whichever comes first. The golden rule has been every 3,000 miles in the past, but most vehicles have improved engine technology to make for longer intervals. Consult your owner's manual and work with our service technicians to determine the best interval for you.

Signs Your Vehicle Needs an Oil Change

Paying attention to your vehicle and its performance is one of the best ways to catch developing issues. If you are experiencing rough engine idle, clattering sounds, and rough performance, it could be a cause of old oil. When checking the dipstick, if the oil is dark brown, milky, or gloppy, it's time for an oil change.


Choosing the proper grade of oil is crucial to your vehicle's performance. From conventional to full synthetic oil, your Certified Service expert will offer a range of oil types, including ACDelco Gold Conventional Oil, ACDelco dexos1™ Full Synthetic, and Mobil 1™ Full Synthetic Oil.

These oils contain a variety of characteristics that can affect your vehicle's performance, offer varying levels of engine protection, and maximize the time between oil changes.


ACDelco Gold Conventional Oil

  • Offers quality engine wear and corrosion protection
  • Contains special additives that help your engine run smoothly


ACDelco dexos1™ Full Synthetic Oil

  • High resistance to oxidation, which helps keep the oil from breaking down
  • Excellent low-temperature flow and pumpability during cold start-ups
  • Excellent protection to help prevent formation of sludge and other harmful deposits


Mobil 1 Full Synthetic Oil

  • Advanced anti-wear technology for outstanding protection of critical engine parts
  • Exceptional high-temperature stability helps resist oxidative thickening
  • Proven to provide outstanding cold starting, lubrication and protection from wear at low temperatures

Schedule Your Oil Change at Ourisman Chevrolet Buick GMC of Alexandria!

You expect your vehicle to run smoothly. That means keeping your oil performing at its peak. When it's time for an oil change, your Certified Service experts are here. We offer oil changes with a four-tire rotation and a Multi-Point Vehicle Inspection. Schedule your Chevy oil change today.

  1. Ourisman Chevrolet Buick GMC Of Alexandria

    1800 Old Richmond Highway
    Alexandria, VA 22303

    • Sales: (703) 835-9910
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