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Valvoline Instant Oil Change, home of the 15-minute drive thru oil change, has been servicing Lake Forest for the past three years. With over 850 locations, their service centers are trusted throughout the nation. Valvoline’s competency is their quick, easy, and trusted oil change services. The process is so fast, customers do not need to get out of their cars! We recently sat down with Todd Bartley, Service Center Manager at Valvoline Instant Oil Change to find out more.
1. Tell us a little bit about your business? What makes it unique?
As the second-largest quick-lube chain in the United States with 850 stores nationwide and growing, we are focused on being the quick, easy, trusted business that can help you avoid costly, inconvenient breakdowns. All of our mechanics are customer service oriented, and are committed to delivering only those services necessary for the safety and performance of your car or truck. So when we make a recommendation, you can be sure it’s in the best interest of your vehicle, not the best interest of our wallets.
When you’re in a hurry, we’re always ready to take care of your vehicle on the spot. Most of our services allow customers to stay in their vehicle while our skilled technicians complete the work; we can have you back on the road in about 15 minutes or less when you come in for one of our full-service drive-thru oil changes.
2. What types of services do you offer?
Valvoline Instant Oil Change offers an array of preventative car maintenance services. We are known for our fast oil change, and also provide - but certainly are not limited to - transmission services, radiator services, gearbox services, air conditioning services, tire rotations, battery replacements, serpentine belts, along with wiper blade and light bulb replacements.
3. Why did you choose to locate in Lake Forest?
The City of Lake Forest it is a very organized community with potential for a lot of growth and development. The city offers a mixed living and working population, with a very active, growing community with new housing developments.
4. What are some not-well-known facts about Valvoline Instant Oil Change?
• Offers drive-through service, allowing customers to remain in their cars during service • In October, Valvoline Instant Oil Change sells Pink Wiper blades in honor of breast cancer awareness month and have risen over $45,000 for National Breast Cancer Foundation in the past three years • Valvoline Instant Oil Change and Valvoline Oil are different business units of Ashland, Inc • Valvoline Oil was the first motor oil invented in 1866. With over 140 years under the hood, Valvoline oil is revered as a top tier product. Valvoline Instant Oil Change has been open over the past 25 years
5. Any special promotions we can promote?
Please visit our website at: www.vioc.com for any current coupons. Coupons are added regularly, and have the option to print or receive the offer via text. Valvoline Instant Oil Change also offers superior fleet discounts and billing practice.