2011 Honda CR-Z Oil Change

How Often to Change 2011 Honda CR-Z Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 2011 Honda CR-Z? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care! We are experts in car care — not just tires. Oil and lube services are also our specialties. After all, like our maintenance technician Brianna says, “Oil is the blood of the engine. It’s the #1 thing you can do for your car.”

Honda recommends having your 2011 Honda CR-Z’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your CR-Z in the above table. No matter the mileage, your CR-Z may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine light is on, you hear knocking sounds coming from the engine, smell oil inside the vehicle, or notice excess vehicle exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Honda recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty terrain, adventure off-road, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Honda CR-Z. In fact, every oil change is an opportunity to diagnose and treat any other issues, such as bad brakes or a failing battery.

What’s the Right Type of Oil for 2011 Honda CR-Z?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 2011 Honda CR-Z motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Honda has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best motor oil for your 2011 CR-Z. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, keep the engine cool, and keep harmful substances from building up inside the engine. In an oil change service, one of our techs will change your CR-Z’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 CR-Z by taking into account your driving preferences, and odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Hondas

Wondering what motor oil brands you can find at Firestone Complete Auto Care? We carry the best because your CR-Z deserves the best. 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's a reason we carry these motor oil brands. They are proven winners. For example, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard when tested in taxi fleets across the country. [1] And Pennzoil? Pennzoil Synthetics feature the capabilities to advance with vehicle technology to offer complete protection for not only the engines of today, but also the engines of tomorrow. For heavy-duty engines, there's Shell Rotella. It's specifically designed for diesel and gasoline engines that need to withstand rugged conditions, and is uniquely fortified to offer heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. Always refer to Honda's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 2011 Honda CR-Z.

Where Can I Get a Honda CR-Z Oil Change

When the time for your CR-Z’s next oil change rolls around, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Honda CR-Zs. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right motor oil at the right price. Find out how much your Honda CR-Z oil change will cost by calling ahead. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your CR-Z's engine. 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 CR-Z Oil Change Questions

  • What can low oil do to my Honda CR-Z engine? Engine oil is a lubricant for the moving parts in your engine. If your oil reservoir is low or empty, these parts can grind together, generate too much heat, and cause your CR-Z’s engine to fail. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • Can I change my Honda oil on my own? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d think. It requires special tools and old oil must be disposed of properly. Getting a professional oil change reduces the risk of something going wrong during the service, but it’ll also help your car perform smoothly down the road.
  • Why is my Honda CR-Z exhaust smoke grayish or blue? Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak. It may be time for a pro to take a look. The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, damaged piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.

Get Your Honda CR-Z Oil Changed

Help your 2011 CR-Z engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!