Got the free Toyota maintenance with my new Corolla. Now at 3K miles.
The first free 5K service covers an oil change only under "severe" conditions when synthetic oil is specified for the car. I only drive in the city and feel my service is severe. Did 3K changes with conventional oil on my 2008.
I may fight since I do mostly short trips and might be able to justify the "severe" status.
So what do you members think? Is 10K a safe interval with synthetic or should I just do it every 5K? What are other 2013 owners doing?
When I worked at Mobil HQ and Mobil 1 was coming online, we tested NYC taxis with 25K intervals and all went well. However, the cabs run 24/7 and burn off impurities. No manufacturer would keep a warranty in effect unless their schedule was followed.
Edited by BobLevine, 19 July 2013 - 07:01 PM.