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2013 Cadillac ATS: Oil Change Needed

December 11, 2013

2013 Cadillac ATS

Over a recent holiday weekend, I took our long-term 2013 Cadillac ATS up and down the state of California, to visit family in Temecula and Nevada City. About halfway through the 1,200-mile road trip, the "Change Engine Oil Soon" message lit up, so I investigated.

2013 Cadillac ATS

The oil life indicator on the ATS said oil life was still at 5 percent so I wasn't worried, but I checked the oil anyway.

2013 Cadillac ATS

The oil level was fine and while it was a bit dirty, it definitely didn't need an emergency roadside change. So I shut the hood and finished the road trip with a clean conscience. Now that the ATS is back at home in Los Angeles, we'll schedule our next service visit.

Travis Langness, Associate Editor @ 19,499 miles


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