July 28, 2013

1. Walmart, various locations

Location: Various locations

Phone: Varies

Hours: Varies

Highlights: While most people think of getting bargains at Walmart, they also offer a full service auto center at many of their locations. Oil and lube services start at $26.88 and include up to five quarts of oil, a new oil filter and chassis lubrication if necessary. They will also check your tire pressure and your car battery performance if needed. They also offer other automotive services such as battery and tire installation services.

2. Tom Ahl, Lima

Location: 2525 Allentown Road, Lima

Phone: 419-228-2345

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday

Highlights: Tom Ahl is all about customer service. Their main goal is to see each customer satisfied and are willing to answer any questions about needed services. They recently opened an Express Lane which promises a 10-minute oil change. Come early though if you donít want to wait in line for your turn!

3. Penzoil, Lima

Location: 2919 W. Elm St., Lima

Phone: 419-221-1432

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Highlights: Whether you are looking for a basic oil change, or something a little more deluxe, Penzoil can help you out! In addition to changing your oil, they will top off all your carís fluids. Basic oil changes are $22.95 and the full service oil change is $32.95. Their goal is finish each oil change in 10 to 15 minutes. Come in early to avoid the rush!

Honorable Mentions: Jiffy Lube, Lima; Allen Nott, Lima; Raabe Ford, Delphos