It's only a matter of time before the pain at the pump is reflected in an oil change, too. So this week, we're bringing you the going rate for an oil change in Encino.
The average cost of an oil change depends on a number of factors, including the service center you choose, type of oil used, the amount you drive and the year, make, and model of your car.
Because most people get a basic oil change, which includes regular, not synthetic oil, the average cost of an oil change is about $30. The prices below are based on an average economy car.
Quick Lube 3000 is located on 17964 Ventura Boulevard, just east of Newcastle. Changing your oil here starts at $21.99, and includes replacement of the oil filters and inspection of the fluids and air filters.
Mobil is located on the corner of Ventura Boulevard and White Oak Avenue at 17661 Ventura Blvd. An oil change here is just $25.99 with regular oil, which also includes an exterior wash and interior vacuum.
Prestige Auto Service Center at 17554 Ventura Blvd. offers oil changes starting at $22.95. It includes replacement of the oil filters and inspection of the fluids.
Shell at 16801 Ventura Blvd., between Woodley and Hayvenhurst Avenue offers oil changes starting at $28. It includes replacement of oil filters and inspection of the fluids, belts and tires.
Pep Boys is located at 6110 Sepulveda Blvd. in Van Nuys. Here a regular oil change is around $35 and includes replacement of the oil filters.