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Synthetic Oil vs Conventional Oil

Synthetic Oil vs Conventional Oil in Vernon, CT

Time for an oil change? Make today the day you learn the difference between conventional and synthetic oil. The service staff at Farm Car Care Center, Inc. has some helpful hints for drivers in Vernon, CT, Ellington, CT, Tolland, CT, and surrounding areas to consider before choosing between conventional motor oil and synthetic oil.

The Truth About Synthetic Oil

Myth: Synthetic oil extends service intervals between oil changes.

Reality: Synthetic oil is recommended for harder working engines and motorists looking to improve gas mileage.

Myth: Switching from conventional to synthetic oil, or from synthetic to conventional oil will harm your engine.

Reality: Motorists can switch between conventional and synthetic oil as often as they want. All motor oils (conventional and synthetic) are required to meet industry standards for performance and compatibility. Always be sure to refer to your owner’s manual for viscosity and American Petroleum Institute (API) category.

What’s the Difference Between Synthetic and Conventional Oil?

Conventional oils are manufactured from crude oil through a refining process to separate and convert unwanted compounds into a base stock.

While synthetic oils are still refined from crude oil, synthetic oils use higher base stocks. Synthetic oils undergo a synthesis process that converts all molecules into the same size for a higher film strength for the ability to handle higher temperatures.

Synthetic Oil vs Conventional Oil in Ellington, CT

Synthetic oils tend to be more expensive than conventional oil, though the advantages often outweigh price concerns for some consumers.

The benefits of synthetic oil include:

  • Maximized horsepower.
  • Improved gas mileage.
  • Smoother and cooler engine operation.
  • Prolonged engine life.

Overall, extra horsepower means your engine will use less gas. In this way, synthetic oils provide environmentally friendly benefits, too.

Our service staff is happy to help customers choose between conventional and synthetic oil before purchasing an oil change at our shop.

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Farm Car Care Center, Inc. in Vernon, CT

Farm Car Care Center, Inc. has been providing quality automotive service in Vernon for decades and are proud to be the dealer alternative in our region. We service both foreign and domestic cars, SUVs, and trucks. We provide routine service such as oil changes and other preventative maintenance. We also do major repairs such as brakes or engine repair. Farm Car Care is independently and locally owned. We have trained mechanics on staff and we have the latest diagnostic equipment. We answer to you, our customer, not to a sales manager, and not to Detroit or Tokyo. See us for tires, wheels, or auto repair in Vernon, Ellington, Tolland, Rockville, or Manchester. 

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Vernon, CT 06066
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