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Hi. Was wondering what mileage interval you are doing your oil changes? My dealer is suggesting 5,000 miles.
Kia and Hyundai can be very aggressive with their oil change intervals.
Up here they push for every 6,000 kms (3700 miles), because apparently we are a "severe service" climate. It's ridiculous because my vehicle lives in an underground parking garage when not in use so it rarely (if ever) gets to experience the severe warm up or idling that outdoor cars do. (in the winter)
My last oil change was with top tier extended use Amsoil, so I intend to stretch this next one out a bit...
 

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Kia and Hyundai can be very aggressive with their oil change intervals.
Up here they push for every 6,000 kms (3700 miles), because apparently we are a "severe service" climate. It's ridiculous because my vehicle lives in an underground parking garage when not in use so it rarely (if ever) gets to experience the severe warm up or idling that outdoor cars do. (in the winter)
My last oil change was with top tier extended use Amsoil, so I intend to stretch this next one out a bit...
Be careful with that. You could loose your warranty if you are not following Hyundai / Kia maintenance requirements.
 

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PS. Those are conservative figures, as many makers recommend 15,000km oil change intervals, so depending on where you live, if you don't experience extremes of weather/temps, etc, you couldn't go wrong at the 10,000km = ~ 6,500m.
 

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Lemme clear it up for you
Up here in Canada it's under severe conditions
Where I live especially given the fluctuation in humidity and the fact that 95% of the population is only ever in a warm up cycle never really reaching operating temperature long enough to claim the 10k /12k interval .

Remember that marketing sets these figures up to outline that it is the minimum maintenance required to maintain your factory warranty .
As all thing have pre programmed obsolescence, if long term is what you are looking for keep to the severe schedule.

I've opened enough engines to be squaking on this platform .
Find an affordable maintenance package from somewhere and adhere to it .
As the saying goes
Pay now or pay later
 

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All great info, especially for those in cold climates - or extremely hot. However, the original poster is in the US. Not sure where, but might well be in less extreme weather area than most parts of Canada.
 
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