Oil Changes for 2011 Honda Accord Crosstour

How Often to Change 2011 Honda Accord Crosstour Oil

Not sure how or where to get your Honda Accord Crosstour’s oil changed? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond tires. Oil and lube services are also our specialties. We couldn’t put it better than our technician, Brianna. She likes to explain to customers that, “Oil is the blood of the engine. It’s the #1 thing you can do for your car.”

Your 2011 Accord Crosstour’s oil should be changed according to Honda’s recommended oil change intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. Outside of Honda-recommended oil change intervals, your Accord Crosstour may need an oil change if your check engine light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, sense an oil smell in the cabin, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Honda recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, go off-roading a lot, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. More frequent oil changes generally won't harm your Honda Accord Crosstour. Each oil change is actually another chance to check and resolve other car issues, such as worn brake pads or tire treads.

What Type of Oil Does My Honda Accord Crosstour Need?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 2011 Honda Accord Crosstour motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Honda has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the best motor oil for your 2011 Accord Crosstour. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, maintain proper engine temperature, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. During an oil change, a technician will change your Accord Crosstour's oil, replace and recycle the old oil and filter, inspect all of your other filters, top-off important fluids, and perform a free inspection on the rest of your vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your Accord Crosstour by taking into account your driving style, weather and road conditions,

Types of Motor Oil for Hondas

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Honda? We stock outstanding motor oils because that's what your engine deserves. Talk with a teammate and consult your owner's manual before picking a motor oil. At Firestone Complete Auto Care, you can choose from the following oils: Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, and Shell Rotella® heavy-duty engine oil. There are plenty of motor oils on the market today, so why do we prefer these brands? They are proven winners. For instance, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard when tested in taxi fleets across the country. [1] And Pennzoil? Unlike traditional synthetic motor oils, the Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic line of motor oils with PurePlus® Technology is formulated from pure natural gas, which helps lead to better performance. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to overcome the strenuous working conditions, and is fortified to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. Always refer to Honda's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 2011 Honda Accord Crosstour.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Honda Accord Crosstour

When it's time for a 2011 Honda Accord Crosstour oil change, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Honda Accord Crosstours. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right motor oil at the right price. To find out how much a 2011 Accord Crosstour oil change costs, call ahead. Let the experts take care of your Accord Crosstour’s engine by making an oil change appointment today. Many stores are open late and on weekends for your convenience.

[1] ILSAC GF-5 represents the latest performance standard set by the International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC), a joint effort of U.S. and Japanese automobile manufacturers. Most automobile manufacturers are expected to recommend oils that meet ILSAC GF-5. API SN is the most recent service category issued by API’s Lubricants Group. Oils meeting API SN and the new “Resource Conserving” designation meet all ILSAC GF-5 performance requirements.

2011 Honda Accord Crosstour Oil Change Questions

  • What can low oil do to my Honda Accord Crosstour engine? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If you're low or out of oil, engine parts can grind together, overheat, and cause your Honda Accord Crosstour engine to fail. That’s why it’s best to check your oil levels and get your oil changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Honda Accord Crosstour oil at home? Changing engine oil at home isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be. You’ll have to buy special tools and figure out a way to recycle the old oil properly. Getting a professional oil change reduces the risk of something going wrong during the service, but also with your vehicle down the road.
  • Why is my Honda Accord Crosstour spewing blue or gray exhaust smoke? You could have an oil leak and have a case of burning oil. Looks like it’s time for a professional to take a look. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, damaged piston rings, or old cylinder walls.

Get Your Honda Accord Crosstour Oil Changed

Give your Accord Crosstour’s engine a little TLC with routine oil changes. Schedule your next appointment today.