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Conventional vs Synthetic Oil: Which Is Better for Your Car?

When you bring your car, truck, or SUV to Courvelle Toyota for an oil change, our service technicians will ask you: conventional vs synthetic oil? To help you decide which is better for your vehicle’s motor, here’s a simple explanation of the differences. Their source Both conventional and synthetic motor oil derives from the same initial source: crude oil from the earth that has been cleaned up. Their refinement What distinguishes synthetic oil is that the crude oil has been combined with other quality additives to make the liquid cleaner, more stable, and smoother under pressure. Conventional oil typically only receives the barest filtration and treatment before entering a bottle, making it more volatile and susceptible to deterioration. Their function Both types o...