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2016 Chevrolet Malibu - How often oil?

How often does the oil need to be replaced ?

Your owners manual has that information posted right inside it. Furthermore, your Chevy has an oil life monitor that turns on a service light or message when the oil needs to be changed.

I really, really hope you have changed your oil several times since the car was new!

I change the oil in my Corolla every 5 k miles. Engine still working after 26 years.

Whenever the Oil Life Monitor reads 10% or once per year, whichever comes first.

The “or once per year” requirement is something that many folks can’t wrap their mind around, for some reason

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Personal opinion here, but in high humidity, salt air, like where I live, I would not go more than 6 months.