How Often Should I Change My Oil

The oil change service is arguably the most important preventative maintenance you can get on your BMW vehicle. Ensuring that all of the parts inside your vehicle’s engine are well-lubricated, the oil change service keeps your vehicle running. Without it, you’d experience engine overheating, warping of integral components, and eventually engine failure.

But all of that can be prevented with a simple oil change. Keep reading to learn more the common question: “How often should I change my oil?”.


The frequency of the oil change service depends on a few factors:

  • How often and how long do you drive your vehicle?
  • What are the road conditions where you drive?
  • What are the traffic conditions in which you drive?
  • The needs of your vehicle
  • The quality of materials used during the service

In general, the oil change service should be done every 5,000 to 7,000 miles. However, that number can vary depending on the mechanics of the vehicle. So your best bet is to check the owner’s manual for the correct interval.

As listed above there is a long list of oil change frequency factors that can affect the oil change rule of thumb And that’s why so many of our customers come to us and ask about how often they should get an oil change. The best way to determine your oil change interval is to check your owner’s manual. With a full maintenance schedule for your BMW, you’ll be prepared at your next maintenance visit. You’ll find other valuable information as well there, including the recommended oil to use during the oil change and the recommended oil filter.


The oil change service begins at BMW of Manhattan with a vehicle inspection. We’ll check your tires, lights, and windshield wipers and make sure that all major systems are a go. Then we’ll drain the oil from your motor, take out the old filter, and replace them both.

This service ensures that the new oil will be filtered through a clean oil filter and that the oil running through your engine is free of debris and other harmful material. Overall, the service is quick and painless.


While it may seem like a good buy to stop by the local quick lube joint in New York, NY and get an oil change, you could be in for serious trouble. Without BMW expert technicians on site, they may not see the need for a major service until it’s too late. And while the highly trained BMW service technicians at BMW of Manhattan do a full vehicle inspection during your oil change service, if anything is missed by the other guys, you’ll be the one who pays.

Don’t risk your vehicle in the hands of the amateurs. Bring your BMW vehicle to the service team at your local BMW service center near Manhattan, Bronx, and Queens. BMW of Manhattan offers a team of experts, easy online scheduling, and even online pay.

Schedule an oil change appointment at BMW of Manhattan now.