Oil: it’s an essential part of a healthy vehicle. Without it, your engine would grind itself into little pieces, or heat itself up until it melted from the inside out or warp itself into shapes unrecognizable to human eyes. Whichever it is, it’s going to be bad.
That’s why it’s important to change your oil at the proper oil-change intervals. How often should oil be changed inside the 2019 Honda CR-V?
2019 Honda CR-V Oil Change Intervals
The engine oil in the 2019 Honda CR-V should be replaced every 7,500 miles or 12 months. This is according to the official 2019 Honda CR-V maintenance schedule. It applies if you are mainly driving in normal (not severe) driving conditions.
If you are mainly driving in severe conditions, the oil should be changed every 3,750 miles or six months. If you only occasionally drive in severe conditions, stick to the normal maintenance recommendation above.
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What does Honda consider severe driving conditions?
Severe conditions are classified as:
- Driving less than five miles per trip or, in freezing temperatures, driving less than 10 miles per trip.
- Driving in hot (over 90 degrees Fahrenheit) conditions
- Extensive idling or long periods of stop-and-go driving
- Driving with a roof-top carrier, or driving in mountainous conditions
- Driving on muddy, dusty or de-iced roads
Honda Maintenance Minder Oil Change Alert
Many new Honda vehicles, including the 2019 Honda CR-V, are fitted with the Honda Maintenance Minder. This system keeps an eye on the internal state of your vehicle and lets you know exactly when maintenance needs to be performed.
For example, the current engine oil status of your 2019 Honda CR-V is displayed by the Maintenance Minder right in its information display. This status starts at 100% oil life and gradually winds down to 0% as you drive. When the meter is at 15%, service is due soon, and when at 5%, service is due now. When the meter hits 0%, your service is past due, and you should get to a certified Honda service center ASAP.
The Honda Maintenance Minder may also display a letter as well as a number. If you see the letter A, replace just the engine oil. If you see the letter B, replace the engine oil, oil filter, inspect the front and rear brakes, check the parking brake adjustment and inspect other items specific to the vehicle.