How many miles can a Mercedes Benz drive before it needs oil?


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Newer models of Mercedes Benz vehicles require an oil change after 5,000 to 7,500 miles, or once a year if the 5,000 minimum miles have not been driven. Older models may still require an oil change after 3,000 miles.

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Advancements in oil technology have extended the number of miles individuals can drive a vehicle before getting an oil change. Some manufacturers recommend waiting until 10,000 miles, whereas new technology in some vehicles, including the Mercedes Benz, feature an oil signal light to determine when an oil change is necessary. Drivers can access recommendations for service in the owner's manual or on the digital dashboard of the vehicle, which displays the percentage of oil life that remains.

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