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Q: Why does an Hummer H3 oil change cost more? 2003 Hummer H3

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My car has 149000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello - the H3 has a 6-quart oil change capacity, which is more than most engines these days (4 or 5 qts), and synthetic oil is recommended. These are the only 2 logical reasons for increased oil change cost. Hope this is helpful!

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