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2010 Toyota Prius - Dealer wants

My Prius is near 100,000 miles and the Toyota dealer wants me to go to a premium limited warranty product for coolant replacement and synthetic oil change. I would have to replace coolant every 30,000 miles and oil every 10,000. Is it worth the extra money?

Not sure what that product is . But replacing coolant every five years is what I do . Some people do it more often . As for oil changes that is listed in your manual . Both of our vehicles say 7000 miles or 1 year . So look in your manual and you do not need a dealer to do the work .

Toyota Super Long Life coolant is good for 50,000 miles/5 years after replacement. Your Prius uses synthetic motor oil with a 10,000 mile oil change interval.

Does the premium product that they offer provide a warranty on cooling system parts?

Through the local Toyota dealership, MMA offers up to $4000 protection for 30,000 miles on the cooling system. On the engine, up to $2,500 protection with their synthetic oil for 6 months or 10,000 miles. My Prius is at 96,000 miles and this warranty service would not be offered to me when my car exceeds 100,000.

As a retired person, I am thinking this must me a money-making for the dealership.

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The dealership is not selling you coolant or oil, they are selling you insurance and, oh, by the way, we’ll change your oil and coolant, too.

Just say no.

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