Get An Oil Change

Your Nearest Store:

7980 S Broadway
Littleton, CO
303.515.7308

firestone storefront
Most stores are open nights and weekends

Store Hours:
Day(s) Hours
MON-FRI: 7:00am-7:00pm
SAT: 7:00am-6:00pm
SUN: 9:00am-5:00pm
JULY 4TH: Closed
Schedule An Appointment Learn more about Oil Changes

What Is Conventional Motor Oil?

Learn more about the benefits of conventional motor oil and schedule an oil change appointment at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care today!

Firestone Shield Logo with text, Whatever You Drive Drive A Firestone

Limited time oil change coupons

Send This Coupon To Your Phone

offer-details

Enter mobile number Please enter valid phone number

By providing your phone number, you consent and agree to be contacted at such number by [Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC (“BSRO”)] [or one of our affiliates or partners] for purposes of sending you the link. The number will not be used for any other purpose. Carrier charges may apply for receiving text messages. You acknowledge and understand that providing your consent to receiving such message is not a condition to obtain products or services from BSRO

Thank you for your submission.
Your coupon should be arriving shortly.

Unfortunately, there was an issue with your submission. Please try again shortly.

EXTEND YOUR ENGINE LIFE WITH REGULAR MOTOR OIL

Conventional motor oil is the most common type of oil. It is ideal for light-duty, late-model cars with low to average mileage and a simple engine design. Like synthetic oil, conventional motor oil begins its life in the ground as crude oil. It is then refined and blended with different chemical additives to meet the needs of everyday vehicle engines.

 

Benefits of Conventional Motor Oil

When it comes to longevity and being able to handle extremely high temperatures without breaking down, synthetic oil outperforms conventional oil due to its chemical composition. However, the advanced technology offered by a synthetic oil doesn't come cheap. Conventional oil changes are almost always more affordable than synthetic oil changes. Depending on where you go, a synthetic oil change could cost twice as much as a conventional oil change! Even though synthetic oils are usually superior to conventional oils or blends in terms of high and low temperature performance and durability, if the additives aren't correct for your vehicle, it's not the right kind of oil to use and could harm your engine.

Can You Mix Synthetic & Conventional Motor Oil?

We do not recommend mixing various types of oils. Motor oils (whether synthetic, conventional, or a synthetic blend) are essentially a combination of base oils and additives. Synthetic base oils are manufactured in such a way that almost all of the impurities are removed. They tend to contain the highest quality additives too. Conventional base oils inherently contain some impurities and while they contain great additives, the additives aren't as high quality as those that are mixed into synthetics. In the end, synthetic and conventional motor oil are made of relatively compatible elements, it's just that synthetics are of a much higher quality. If you mix the two, you aren't doing your engine any favors. You're only diluting the performance and purity of the synthetic oil.

Where Can I Get A Conventional Motor Oil Change?

Visit Firestone Complete Auto Care for a fast, easy, and affordable conventional motor oil change near you. We're proud to carry the following conventional motor oils:

Auto Care Tips & Advice

Filter By:

image of oil being poured into an engine
Oil Change

How Cold Weather Affects Engine Oil

Jan 1, 2022

As the seasons change, your engine's motor oil changes, too. Learn what happens to motor oil in winter and what types of oil to choose to prevent engine damage.


Read More
image of an oil filter
Oil Change

What Happens to My Car If My Oil Filter Is Loose?

Sep 13, 2021

Has your oil filter ever come loose? It happens more than you might think. Learn why it happens, what can go wrong if it does, and what you can do about it.


Read More
image of a man looking at car engine
Oil Change

My Car Is Losing Oil But Not Leaking — What’s Going On?

Jul 28, 2021

You pull out the dipstick only to find that your oil is too low — again. What’s going on? Learn why leaks may not be the cause of your high oil consumption.

 


Read More
LOAD 3 MORE
SHOWING 6 OF 12
View More Articles

Find Store

Find a Different Location

Stores Near You

Do you want to change your Preferred Store?