2006 Hyundai Elantra Oil Change

2006 Hyundai Elantra Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule for a 2006 Hyundai Elantra? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

How Often to Get 2006 Hyundai Elantra Oil Changes

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 2006 Hyundai Elantra? Get the advice you need at Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond tires. We know the ins and outs of motor oil, too. After all, "Oil is the blood of the engine. It's the #1 thing you can do for your car," says our maintenance technician, Brianna.

Hyundai recommends changing your 2006 Elantra’s oil at regular intervals. See mileage and month specifics in the above table. Your Elantra may need an oil change right away if your check engine/oil change light is on, you hear engine knocking, smell oil inside the vehicle, or notice an unusual amount of exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Hyundai recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty terrain, enjoy off-roading, or go at low speeds on long distance trips. In general, being extra-diligent about oil changes won’t damage your Hyundai Elantra. Each oil change is actually another chance to check and resolve other car issues, such as worn brake pads or tire treads.

What’s the Right Type of Oil for 2006 Hyundai Elantra?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 2006 Hyundai Elantra motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Hyundai has recommendations as to whether conventional or synthetic oil is the best oil for 2006 Hyundai Elantra vehicles. Motor oil helps lubricate the engine’s moving parts, regulate engine temperature, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. During an oil change, a technician will change your Elantra's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, check all of your other filters, top-off important fluids, and perform a free inspection on the rest of your vehicle. You can drive easy knowing that we strive to do what's best for your vehicle and take into account your driving style, and odometer.

Types of Motor Oil for Hyundais

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Hyundai? Your Elantra engine deserves the very best, which is why we only stock the best! Check your owner's manual and talk with a technician to select the right Hyundai Elantra oil, whether it's Quaker State® Advanced Durability™ conventional oil, Pennzoil® High Mileage Vehicle® motor oil, Pennzoil Platinum® Full Synthetic motor oil with PurePlus™ Technology, or Shell Rotella® heavy-duty engine oil. There's a reason we carry these motor oil brands. They are proven winners. For example, when tested on taxi fleets from coast to coast, Quaker State was shown to provide double the protection when compared to the industry standard. [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. Then there's Shell Rotella heavy-duty engine oil. It's specifically designed for diesel and gasoline engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver increased wear protection, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and improved oxidation resistance. Always refer to Hyundai's recommendations before going with a new or different motor oil for your 2006 Hyundai Elantra.

Where to Go for 2006 Hyundai Elantra Oil Change

When it's time for a 2006 Hyundai Elantra oil change, you know where to go! Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Hyundai Elantras. We’ve got convenient appointment times to take care of you, with the right motor oil at the right price. Find out how much your Hyundai Elantra 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 Elantra's engine. Many stores offer extended and weekend openings 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.

2006 Hyundai Elantra Oil Change Q&A

  • What can low oil do to my Hyundai Elantra engine? Engine oil lubricates moving parts in your engine. If you're low or out of oil, these parts can grind together, generate excess heat, and eventually lead to Hyundai Elantra engine failure. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • Can I change my Hyundai Elantra oil at home? First off, changing your own oil isn’t as easy as you’d think. You’ll have to figure out how to properly dispose of the oil and buy special tools. 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 Hyundai Elantra exhaust smoke grayish or blue? There could be an oil leak and your engine is burning oil. Time to have a qualified technician check things out. The leak could be the result of worn valve seals, fried piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.

Get Your Hyundai Elantra Oil Changed

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