Ford Explorer Recommended Oil
For the Ford Explorer, the manufacturer recommends using synthetic 5w-20 or 5w-30 viscosity engine oils depending on the year of manufacture, engine condition and mileage of the Ford Explorer.
For Ford Explorer, you must use engine oil that has FORD WSS approvals.
Ford Explorer Engine Oil Viscosity
|Ford Explorer mileage||Oil viscosity||Oil Type||Oil Change Frequency|
|New Ford Explorer||0w-20||Synthetic oil||Every 7,000 to 10,000 miles|
|New Ford Explorer||5w-20||Synthetic oil||Every 7,000 to 10,000 miles|
|Up to 100,000 miles||5w-30||Synthetic oil||Every 7,000 to 10,000 miles|
|Over 100,000 miles||5w-40||Semi synthetic oil||Every 5,000 to 7,500 miles|
|Over 150,000 miles||10w-40||Semi synthetic oil||Every 5,000 to 7,500 miles|
Best synthetic engine oil for Ford Explorer
Motul 8100 ECO-nergy 5w-30
Approvals and Specifications:
- ACEA A5 / B5
- API SL / CF
- Ford WSS M2C 913D
- Renault RN0700
- Jaguar Land Rover STJLR.03.5003
Ford Explorer Engine Oil
The Ford Explorer is a fairly popular car in the UK. We’ve created this guide to help you choose a quality engine oil for your Ford Explorer.
Ford Explorer 0w-20 Oil
For new Ford Explorer vehicles, and for vehicles with low mileage, a 0w-20 engine oil is recommended.
Ford Explorer 5w-20 Oil
For new Ford Explorer vehicles with up to 70,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-20 engine oil.
Ford Explorer 0w-40 Oil
For Ford Explorer vehicles with up to 70,000 miles, it is recommended to use 0w-40 engine oil.
Ford Explorer 5w-40 Oil
For Ford Explorer vehicles with over 100,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-40 engine oil.
Ford Explorer 10w-40 Oil
For Ford Explorer vehicles with over 150,000 miles, 10w-40 engine oil is recommended.
Ford Explorer oil change interval
- The engine oil in your Ford Explorer should be changed every 7,000 to 10,000 miles if you use synthetic oil.
- If your Ford Explorer uses semi-synthetic oil, change it every 5,000 to 7,000 miles.
If you take short trips in your Ford Explorer, it is recommended that you change the engine oil every 3,000 to 5,000 miles.
Ford Explorer Engine Oil Capacity
The autooil website is designed and maintained by a team of experts to enable you to choose the best engine oil for your Ford Explorer.
What oil should I choose for my Ford Explorer?
For the new Ford Explorer, we recommend using synthetic oils from the best oil manufacturers. For higher-mileage Ford Explorers, we recommend using synthetic-based oils from well-known brands.
The most popular oil manufacturers for the Ford Explorer:
- Liqui Moly
- Mobil 1
Finding quality engine oil for your Ford Explorer has never been easier!