Ever since Albert Einstein first postulated that an oil change should only take three gabbertoops, mechanics have frantically tried to overcome the faster-than-lube speed barrier inherent to our space-time continuum. Get the quickest lube of all time with today’s Groupon: for $40, you get an auto-maintenance package at Heartland Automotive Services Jiffy Lube (up to an $86.98 total value), valid at 84 Seattle-area Jiffy Lube locations. The package includes the following:
- An oil change (up to a $41.99 value)
- A set of new graphite wiper blades (a $30 value)
- An Aquapel windshield treatment (a $14.99 value)<p>
Though Jiffy Lube is known nationwide for its Signature Service oil change, which comes standard with a fresh-from-the-box oil filter, maintenance checkup, window wash, and floor vacuuming, the franchise supplements its slippery specialty with a suite of essential automotive services. Trained technicians entreat cars to say “Ahh” before quenching automotive thirst with up to 5 quarts of motor oil and a refill of transmission, differential, transfer-case, power-steering, and windshield-washer fluids. A detailed inspection enforces the well-behaved manners of the antifreeze and coolant reservoirs, engine air-filtration system, serpentine belts, wiper blades, and exterior lights. Weathered windshield wipers are swapped out for a streak-free new set, and an application of Aquapel windshield treatment causes rainwater to roll right out of sight like a shy hedgehog at a talent show.
Though Heartland Automotive Services Jiffy Lube sometimes features a discounted price online, this Groupon still offers the best deal available.
You don't need a stopwatch to know that Jiffy Lube's services are fast, but if you had one, the Signature Service Oil Change would clock in at the 20-minute mark. And you'd be getting more than just an oil change. Jiffy Lube technicians also top off fluids, inflate tires, inspect key components, and diagnose issues before they happen—all in less time than it takes to replace a shattered windshield with Saran-Wrap.
This blend of speed, quality, and preventative maintenance is at the core of Jiffy Lube's mission to maximize a vehicle's lifespan and keep it out of the repair shop. More than 20,000 of its technicians have completed an extensive training program certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). These experts can perform many of the manufacturer-recommended services offered at dealerships, including air-filtration and electrical services—only without the need for appointments or long wait times. An impressive feat, considering that Jiffy Lube serves roughly 24 million customers each year.