oil low

Asked by Jun 16, 2013 at 03:53 PM about the 2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

just put 2650 mi on new outback, already 1/2 qt. low. Is that normal for a new car/break in period?    I did 2 long trips on interstate, speeds of 75 avg. Temps on interstates was hot, 90s,also around town, (fla). New car came with synthetic oil. Thanks

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Sounds normal.

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105,485

Yes, a new engine will consume oil until it is broke-in. but just don't do high speed driving. it needs a wide range of driving usage during the break-in period.

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