Oil Changes for 2016 Porsche Panamera

How Often to Get 2016 Porsche Panamera Oil Changes

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 2016 Porsche Panamera? Get the advice you need at Firestone Complete Auto Care! We're experts in more than tires. We know all about motor oil, too. 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.”

Porsche recommends having your 2016 Porsche Panamera’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check the interval for your vehicle mileage in the table above. No matter the mileage, your Panamera may need its oil changed ASAP if your check engine light is on, you hear knock knock knock coming from the engine, smell oil inside the car, or notice excess vehicle exhaust. You might need an oil change more frequently than what’s recommended by Porsche if you regularly 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 Porsche Panamera. In fact, more frequent oil changes give our technicians more opportunities to catch and alert you to any issues, like worn brake pads or a weak battery.

What Kind of Oil Should I Get for My Porsche Panamera?

Whether you need high mileage oil, synthetic oil, or conventional oil, you'll find the right 2016 Porsche Panamera motor oil at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Porsche has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best motor oil for your 2016 Panamera. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, maintain proper engine temperature, and prevent the build-up of harmful substances within the engine. During an oil change, a technician will change your Panamera's oil, replace and recycle your used oil and filter, check all of your other filters, top-off essential fluids, and perform a courtesy inspection on your entire vehicle. You can drive with confidence knowing that we look out for you and your Panamera by taking into account your driving style, and mileage.

Types of Motor Oil for Porsches

What motor oils are available at Firestone Complete Auto Care? Your Panamera engine deserves the very best, which is why we only stock the best! Consult Porsche's recommendations to select the right  2016 Panamera oil and talk with a teammate to learn more about our oil options: 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 tested and trusted. For instance, when tested in taxi fleets across North America, Quaker State was shown to provide 2x more protection than the industry standard. [1] Pennzoil is another option. Pennzoil Synthetics are the most technologically advanced, fully formulated motor oils available and exceed current industry and manufacturer requirements. But don't forget about Shell Rotella for heavy-duty engines. It's made for gasoline and diesel engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely fortified to offer heightened performance in extreme temperatures, increased wear protection, and better oxidation resistance. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 2016 Porsche Panamera, refer to Porsche's recommendations first.

Where Can I Get a Porsche Panamera Oil Change

When the time for your Panamera’s next oil change rolls around, you know where to turn. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Porsche Panameras. We'll take care of you quickly, with the right engine oil at a competitive price. Call ahead to find out how much oil changes cost for 2016 Porsche Panameras. Make an appointment for an oil change service today and let the oil experts take care of your Panamera'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.

Oil Change Q&A for Your 2016 Porsche Panamera

  • What can low oil do to my Porsche Panamera 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 eventually lead to Porsche Panamera engine failure. That’s why you’re better off checking your oil levels and investing in routine lube services.
  • How hard is it to change Porsche Panamera 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. Having your oil professionally changed reduces the chances of something going wrong with the oil change, but also help your car perform down the road.
  • Why is my Porsche Panamera spewing blue or gray exhaust smoke? Your engine could be burning oil due to a leak. Looks like it’s time for a professional to take a look. A leak can be caused by a variety of issues including faulty valve seals, damaged piston rings, or old cylinder walls.

Schedule an Oil Change for Your 2016 Panamera

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