2024 Volkswagen GTI Oil Change

Get an Oil Change for Your Volkswagen GTI

Help your 2024 GTI engine last longer with regular oil changes and lube service. Schedule an appointment now!

How Often to Change 2024 Volkswagen GTI Oil

Looking for oil change recommendations for your 2024 Volkswagen GTI? Get the advice you need at Firestone Complete Auto Care! Our expertise goes beyond tires. Oil and lube services are also our specialties. 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.

Volkswagen recommends having your 2024 Volkswagen GTI’s motor oil changed at regular intervals. Check out mileage and month info for your GTI in the above table. No matter the mileage, your GTI 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 car, or see an excess amount of vehicle exhaust. You may also need an oil change more frequently than Volkswagen recommends if you haul heavy loads, drive in dusty areas, go off-roading a lot, or go long distances at low speeds. Generally, getting more frequent oil changes won’t hurt your Volkswagen GTI. 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 Volkswagen GTI Need?

Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has the right 2024 Volkswagen GTI motor oil: either synthetic or conventional. Volkswagen has most likely outlined either synthetic or conventional as the best oil for 2024 Volkswagen GTI vehicles. Motor oil reduces friction between engine components, maintain proper engine temperature, and prevent harmful substances from accumulating in the engine. During an oil change, an auto technician will change your GTI’s oil, replace and recycle your used oil and oil filter, inspect the rest of your car’s 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 GTI by taking into account your driving habits, local climate,

Types of Motor Oil for Volkswagens

Wondering if we carry the right motor oil for your Volkswagen? We carry the best because your GTI deserves the best. Check your owner's manual and talk with a technician to select the right Volkswagen GTI 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. With so many motor oil brands in the market, why do we carry these brands? They are champions. 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] Pennzoil is another option. 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 specifically designed for diesel and gasoline engines that need to survive the toughest working conditions, and is uniquely strengthened to deliver improved oxidation resistance, heightened performance in extreme temperatures, and increased wear protection. For help picking the correct motor oil for your 2024 Volkswagen GTI, refer to Volkswagen's recommendations first.

Where to Get an Oil Change for Volkswagen GTI

When the time for your GTI’s next oil change rolls around, you’ll know where to get it. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care has some of the best motor oil for Volkswagen GTIs. We’ll take care of you and your car at your convenience, with the right motor oil at the right price. To find out how much a 2024 GTI oil change costs, call ahead. Get professional engine care by making an oil change appointment for your GTI today. For your convenience, many of our stores are open late and on weekends!

[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.

2024 Volkswagen GTI Oil Change Questions

  • Why check the motor oil level in my Volkswagen GTI? Motor oil lubricates important engine parts. If you're low or out of oil, these components can grind against each other, overheat, and cause your GTI’s engine to fail. That’s why you should check your oil and get it changed regularly.
  • How hard is it to change Volkswagen GTI oil at home? Changing engine oil at home isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be. 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 Volkswagen GTI exhaust smoke grayish or blue? 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, fried piston rings, or damaged cylinder walls.
  • Who does Volkswagen GTI oil changes? Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care for Volkswagen GTI oil changes. In addition to changing your oil, our experienced technicians also perform oil filter replacements, troubleshoot oil leaks, and suggest the correct oil to help keep your engine performing its best.
  • What does it mean if my Volkswagen GTI oil light comes on? The oil change light in your Volkswagen GTI could be triggered by an overdue oil change. However, if the oil pressure light is on, you may be dealing with low engine oil, a failing oil pump, a clogged oil filter, or a malfunctioning oil pressure sensor.
  • Do I need to replace my GTI’s oil filter when changing my oil? It’s highly advised you replace the oil filter in your Volkswagen GTI every time you change the oil. After all, what’s the point of changing our oil if you’re just going to send fresh, clean engine oil through an already dirty filter?