Oil & Fluids

Your Subaru is Only as Strong as Your Commitment to Routine Maintenance--Subaru Oil and Fluids Ensure Your Ride Stays Running Smoothly


It's Auto 101: take care of your vehicle with routine maintenance, and your vehicle will continue to take good care of you for years to come. However, if you're a Roseville or Nevada City, CA area car owner and you're really looking to protect your automotive investment--and honestly, who out there isn't?--then you may want to consider the following: in order to truly allow your Subaru to perform to its full potential, it's important to use the proper tools when serving; that includes motor oil and fluids.

Oil & Fluids

Ever wonder what’s under those yellow caps?

Your Subaru uses multiple fluids to help support its various systems and overall vehicle performance. Our factory trained technicians know all about them, and inspect these key fluids during the multi-point inspection. It’s important for you to keep an eye on them from time to time. It’s simple – just open your hood and look for the yellow caps. For detailed instructions, refer to your Owner’s Manual.

Take heed of the advice given to you by those who know your Subaru best: Subaru. Always make sure to use Subaru Motor Oil, or something equivalent, as per the suggestions made in your owner's manual. Similarly, when conducting any and all DIY projects and auto undertakings, it's a good idea to use only OEM-approved parts and accessories so can be sure the quality remains up to snuff--not to mention the fact that the use of non-OEM approved parts may well void your powertrain warranty should anything go amiss.

Engine Oil

When it’s time, an oil change is something you shouldn’t put off doing. That’s why our Service Center is conveniently open for you. Our technicians are factory trained and work on Subaru vehicles every day. Their training and experience ensures that the job will be done professionally – with Genuine Subaru Parts – in a timely fashion.

Between oil changes, Subaru recommends that you check the oil level on your dipstick at every other fuel stop. Depending on your driving style and other conditions, your engine may consume oil more frequently than the recommended oil change intervals. So check the level and top it off if it’s low. It’s good practice to check vehicle fluids to help ensure your Subaru performs safely. It’s easy and anyone can do it. View the videos above to see how you can check your vehicle’s fluid levels.

Subaru Engine Oil Type & Interval Chart

If you’re curious about the recommended oil type and how many quarts of oil your Subaru takes, scroll through the list below to find your vehicle's model name and year. You will also find the suggested mileage/time interval between oil changes.

Whether you take on your own routine maintenance or entrust your Subaru to our onsite specialists, in between regular, factory-recommended oil changes be sure to keep an eye on your fluid levels from time to time. Always refer to your Owner's Manual should you have questions, or feel free to be in touch with our team here at Gold Rush Subaru if you happen to be in need of any further assistance. We're proud to be able to serve so many Subaru enthusiasts in the surrounding Nevada City, CA and Sacramento, CA area.

Oil Chart

*Subaru recommends using Subaru Genuine Oil or its equivalent.
**See your Owner’s Manual for specific instructions.

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Gold Rush Subaru

670 Grass Valley Hwy
Directions Auburn, CA 95603

  • Service: (888) 773-7661
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    670 Grass Valley Hwy
    Auburn, CA 95603

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