One or Two Full-Service Synthetic Oil Changes at Sweet Mike Auto Center (Up to 57% Off)

Sweet Mike Auto Center

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What You'll Get


To make sure you change your oil on time, you can either keep a mileage sticker on your windshield or make an appointment with a mechanic 3,000 miles away. Stay on schedule with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $20 for one full-service synthetic oil change ($42 value)
  • $35 for two full-service synthetic oil changes ($82 value)

Synthetic Oil: Sending Petroleum the Way of the Dinosaurs

Before the invention of synthetic motor oil in the 1930s, machinery was protected with not only petroleum, but also rendered fat, vegetable oil, and even whale oil. Read on to learn how synthetic oil got cars moving more efficiently.

The widespread use of synthetic oils began in World War II, when massive tanks and jet fighters required a source of oil not tied to strategic regions in enemy hands. Under the high heat of a jet turbine or the bitter cold of a winter battlefield, naturally derived lubricating compounds could fail or freeze, but impurity-free, manmade oils churned along, and are currently capable of keeping a car's moving parts humming for up to 7,000 miles between changes.

As with many aspects of car maintenance, the use of synthetic oil in engines is a source of fierce debate among auto enthusiasts. Some tinkerers fervently tout the superiority of naturally derived lubricants, citing synthetic's relatively high cost or the tendency for early manmade compounds to leak. However, Popular Mechanics insists that modern synthetic oils run perfectly fine in most vehicles. Provided they refrain from loading up high-mileage or older vehicles with fully synthetic blends, car owners using synthetic motor oil may rest assured that their pistons are churning away safely and securely, even without the help of dead dinosaurs or rendered whales.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Offer utilizes house-blend semi-synthetic oil. Up to 5 quarts. Offer does not include vehicles with special or internal oil filter. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Sweet Mike Auto Center


By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.