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Volkswagen Oil Change Price Estimate

18 September 2015, 09:09

If your Volkswagen vehicle requires an oil change then the price estimator at Autobutler lists the recent average prices paid for oil changes on Volkswagen’s recently undertaken at Autobutler.

Founded in Germany in 1937, Volkswagen have now grown to be the largest automobile producer in the world with global sales of almost 10 million vehicles in 2013.

Their much-loved Beetle model was manufactured for over 60 years, selling over 21 million vehicles over that time and in recent years, their Golf model was named the World Car of the Year Award in 2013.

Oil plays a critical role in ensuring that the engine in your Volkswagen vehicle works to its best capability.

The oil acts both as a coolant and a lubricant ensuring that your engine works to its optimum.

Being of such importance, it is vital that the oil in your engine is changed regularly.

Most modern Volkswagen vehicles will require an oil change approximately every 10,000 miles.

When your vehicle is serviced an oil change may be done as standard but if it is not, or you require an oil change in between services, then most garages will be able to easily undertake an oil change.

Average price: £104

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The above price estimator features the average price recently paid for Volkswagen oil changes. The prices are an average of the recent actual prices charged for Volkswagen oil changes recently undertaken at Autobutler.

If having compared the prices on the price estimator, you would like to receive a more accurate quote for an oil change, then the simplest and quickest way to get a professional quote is through Autobutler. With a few clicks of your mouse, you will receive three personalised quotes within 24 hours from local garages, allowing you choose the quote that best suits you.

How is the cost of an oil change broken down?

In line with the majority of most vehicle repairs and maintenance, the majority of the cost incurred in an oil change is for labour hours, with the rest being made up of the cost of replacing the oil and, if required, oil filters.

The cost of an oil change can vary between garages so it is advisable to get a number of quotes and then compare them to the price estimator above.

How do I know if my vehicle requires an oil change?

Most modern vehicles are now equipped with a ‘Check Oil’ light which informs the driver if there is an issue with oil levels or if the oil requires to be changed.

The oil in your Volkswagen should be changed approximately every 10,000 miles of driving.

Aside from the ‘Check Oil’ light, there are also a couple of tell-tale signs that your oil may need topped up or changed.

If you notice your engine shuddering or making a noise when you turn the ignition then this may indicate a potential problem with your oil levels or oil quality.

You can also check visually the oil in your engine to see if appears to be due a change. Clean oil is light brown in colour, whereas old oil is black and gritty in consistency. If you feel that your oil does required to be changed then you are beat having this done as quickly as possible to ensure there is no damage done to your engine.

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