Oil Change Services

Groove Subaru Silverthorne Oil Change. 

Groove Subaru Silverthorne Oil Change

Help keep your Subaru Outback, Forester, Impreza, Legacy, and Crosstrek running reliably, smoothly, and efficiently with a routine oil change at Groove Subaru Silverthorne. Our technicians are skilled and experienced on all Subaru models and know exactly what it takes to ensure your Subaru is running on optimal levels all year round. 

Learn more about the importance of regular oil changes along with the type of oil your Subaru needs and how often it needs it. Browse our Service Menu and Schedule Service Appointment today. No matter the maintenance or repairs your Subaru needs, we offer Service and Parts Coupons with competitive prices. 


Why Oil Changes are Important

Checking your oil level is simple and can be done from just about any flat surface. Regular checks can alert you of any possible leaks or issues if your oil is draining too quickly. To get the most accurate dipstick reading possibly, following the steps in order below:

How to Check Oil Levels

Don't wait, avoid costly repairs and unnecessary issues by checking your oil levels regularly to help maintain a reliable, safe, and efficient ride. Getting an accurate reading is easy, follow the simple steps below to ensure you get an accurate dipstick reading.

  • Make sure the oil is warm, too hot is dangerous & too cold is inaccurate
  • Ensure your Subaru is parked and on level ground
  • Review your Subaru's Owner Manual for proper procedure & oil location
  • Once dipstick is found, remove & wipe down
  • Reinsert to get an accurate reading

Benefits of Synthetic Oil

Subaru recommends 0W-20 Synthetic Oil on all newer makes, this is a synthetic oil that offers more evenly distributed oil and additives to better lubricate your Subaru's engine. Synthetic oil should be changed out every 7,500 miles to ensure clean oil and optimal lubrication. Synthetic Oil Benefits include:

  • Uniform molecular size means less friction
  • Refinement and engineering reduce deposits
  • Additives boost protection and can clean engines
  • Better function in cold and extreme weather
  • Cleaner oil with fewer impurities

Why Service at Groove Subaru?

We offer the expert care your Subaru deserves, you'll receive the expertise of our Factory Trained Teams, who have been trained by the most advanced Subaru technical instructors. They are equipped with Specialized Tools to help ensure accurate diagnosis and repair and use Genuine Subaru Parts for trusted performance. The benefits of specialized technicians and genuine Subaru parts, plus competitive pricing is what keeps Groove Subaru above Jiffy Lube and other quick lube competitions.

Every service also comes with a free Multi-Point Inspection to help keep your vehicle's safety and quality in check. Not everyone goes to these lengths. For us, it's the Subaru way.

Groove Subaru Service Amenities

Not only do we provide expert Subaru care, we are proud to offer these added benefits that make us different than the rest:

  • Product feature & function support always on staff
  • Animal friendly
  • 24/7 Online Scheduling
  • Free shuttle service

Oil Change FAQs


Regular oil changes will assist with prevention from dirt building up in the engine and keep moving components operating smoothly for ideal performance and fuel efficiency.

Synthetic oil is a lubricant that consists of artificially made chemical compounds.

Checking your Subaru oil regularly will assist with determining if you need an oil change, but generally consulting your owner’s manual for service recommendations will be a great first step to keep your Subaru running like new. Here are some signs to look for regarding oil changing warning signs:

  • The oil is black and gritty
  • The engine runs loudly
  • You can’t recall the last time your Subaru had an oil change
  • Low oil level
  • The oil check engine light comes on

If your Subaru is a 2011 or newer Forester, a 2012 or newer Impreza, or a 2012 or newer Outback, Legacy, Crosstrek, or BRZ, or Ascent it is required to use synthetic oil.

Oil changes are one of the most important services needed to help ensure performance, fuel economy, and longevity. Most Subaru vehicles on the road today should have an oil change performed every 6 months or 6,000 miles – whichever comes first. So, depending on how you use your vehicle, Subaru recommends that:

Engine oil should be changed every 6 months, even when you aren’t driving your vehicle that often, since the oil chemically breaks down, affecting its lubrication and cleaning abilities over time.

OR

Engine oil should be changed every 6,000 miles when you drive your Subaru frequently since the oil eventually wears out and becomes less effective due to heat and friction caused during engine operation.

As always, refer to your vehicle’s Owner’s Manual for more information about engine oil, or you can contact the expert Factory Trained Teams at your local Subaru retailer for any questions you may have.

It is time to check your oil and take your car in for an oil change.

Yes, to keep optimum performance a new air filter is recommended to be changed with every oil change.

Our skilled team will empty out the dirty oil and refill with high-quality, fresh engine oil so that your vehicle has enough lubrication to perform at its best.


  1. Groove Subaru of Silverthorne

    171 West 9th Street
    PO Box 1277
    Silverthorne, CO 80498

    • Sales: (970) 300-1266
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