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Subaru Service Tips: What is Variable Servicing?

Variable servicing

In life, we take care of the things that mean the most to us. This can be anything from relationships and friendships to cellphones and sentimental items. The same applies to our cars – they’re a big part of our lives, after all. Every car owner knows the importance of taking care of their car. Whether it be taking it for a weekly car wash or saving up to take it for service – these are all acts of love for your car. But with all the different service intervals and recommendations out there, it can be hard to know what’s important, how often to change your oil and when. Case in point – variable servicing. If you don’t know about variable servicing and what it entails, we’re here to help guide you through everything.

What is variable service?

Variable servicing is one of the most important maintenance tasks you can do for your car. It’s a schedule that’s unique to your vehicle, based on your driving habits, so it’s important to have it done by a technician who knows your car best. Every car has different needs; that’s what makes variable servicing so valuable – it’s a service tailored specifically to your car.

Is Variable Servicing Good or Bad?

Variable servicing is a good option for those on a tight budget, as it’s considered the most cost-effective way to maintain your car. We’re not saying that variable servicing should replace your yearly maintenance plan completely, it just comes in handy for when you need a quick service fix without going all out. A variable service is not a one-size-fits-all plan, as it depends on the service being conducted, the mileage of the vehicle and if any parts are due for a replacement. Here at Subaru, our qualified agents will gladly assist you with any questions you may have and help draw up a quote for the service you require.

When Do You Need Variable Service for Your Car?

Let’s face it; when we see that engine light come on, we wish we could ignore it and pretend it never appeared. But, like anything, maintenance is key to prolonging the health of your car. If you rely almost 100% on your car, you understand the importance of making sure your car goes for a regular service.

What’s different about a variable service in comparison to a minor and major one is that it’s made to increase the length of time between routine services by monitoring certain factors. These factors include the distance and time of an individual’s journey, oil temperature, how much fuel you’ve consumed and your average speed. All of this data is analysed and will then determine how often your car should be serviced. It would be best to speak to your dealership directly, and they will be able to assist you with this information. Otherwise, you can speak to one of our reliable technicians for some more insight.

How Often Should You Use Variable Servicing for Your Car?

Regularly servicing your Subaru is essential to maintaining the performance of the car. Each and every single Subaru vehicle requires regular services to ensure that the engine runs smoothly, as well as to check the quality of each part. A minor service is carried out between 10,000 to 15,000km, whereas a major car service is carried out between 30,000 to 45,000km. Here at Subaru, we recommend reaching out to us at your local Subaru dealership, and one of our qualified consultants will take your car into good hands. They will also be able to tell you how often and when you should use a variable service on your car.

How to Keep Your Subaru Running Smooth with Our Variable Servicing

Creating Confidence in Motion is what we live and strive for. With this in mind, our Subaru models are made in the image of innovation and technology, and to keep your Subaru in tip-top condition and running smoothly, our variable service offering will do just that and more. Your Subaru model will collect all the data, such as your average speed, fuel consumption, oil temperature, time, and distance, and use this to inform you on when to come in for a service. No more guessing or tracking your km on when to book your car in – our smart technology-driven cars will take care of that for you.

Technology has never looked more beautiful than what it does now with Subaru. We know you love and cherish your Subaru; that’s why booking your car in for a service will keep your beauty running for many more memorable years. Locate your nearest Subaru dealership to chat with any of our skilled consultants for more information on your service. Otherwise, complete our quick online form, and we will be in touch. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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