Kia Picanto Recommended Oil
For Kia Picanto cars it is recommended to use 0w-20 or 5w-30 synthetic engine oil depending on mileage, year of manufacture and engine condition of Kia Picanto.
In Korean cars, such as Kia Picanto, engine oil with ILSAC GF-5 or GF-6 specifications, or API SN, SP for new cars, API SL for older Kia Picanto cars must be used.
Kia Picanto Engine Oil Viscosity
|Kia Picanto mileage||Oil viscosity||Oil Type||Oil Change Frequency|
|New Kia Picanto||0w-16||Synthetic oil||Every 7,000 to 10,000 miles|
|New Kia Picanto||0w-20||Synthetic oil||Every 7,000 to 10,000 miles|
|Up to 70,000 miles||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 Kia Picanto
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 0W-20
Approvals and Specifications:
- API SP
- ILSAC GF-6A
- Chrysler MS-6395;GM 6094M
- Ford WSS-M2C 947-A
- Ford WSS-M2C 947-B1
- Ford WSS-M2C 962-A1
- GM dexos1 Gen2
Kia Picanto Engine Oil
The Kia Picanto is a fairly popular car in the UK. We’ve created this guide to help you choose a quality engine oil for your Kia Picanto.
Kia Picanto 0w-20 Oil
For new Kia Picanto vehicles, and for vehicles with low mileage, a 0w-20 engine oil is recommended.
Kia Picanto 5w-20 Oil
For Kia Picanto vehicles with up to 70,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-20 engine oil.
Kia Picanto 5w-30 Oil
For Kia Picanto vehicles with up to 100,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-30 engine oil.
Kia Picanto 5w-40 Oil
For Kia Picanto vehicles with over 100,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-40 engine oil.
Kia Picanto 10w-40 Oil
For Kia Picanto vehicles with over 150,000 miles, 10w-40 engine oil is recommended.
Kia Picanto oil change interval
- The engine oil in your Kia Picanto should be changed every 7,000 to 10,000 miles if you use synthetic oil.
- If your Kia Picanto uses semi-synthetic oil, change it every 5,000 to 7,000 miles.
If you take short trips in your Kia Picanto, it is recommended that you change the engine oil every 3,000 to 5,000 miles.
Kia Picanto 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 Kia Picanto.
What oil should I choose for my Kia Picanto?
For the new Kia Picanto, we recommend using synthetic oils from the best oil manufacturers. For higher-mileage Kia Picantos, we recommend using synthetic-based oils from well-known brands.
The most popular oil manufacturers for the Kia Picanto:
- Liqui Moly
- Mobil 1
Finding quality engine oil for your Kia Picanto has never been easier!