Kia Rio Recommended Oil
For Kia Rio 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 Rio.
In Korean cars, such as Kia Rio, engine oil with ILSAC GF-5 or GF-6 specifications, or API SN, SP for new cars, API SL for older Kia Rio cars must be used.
Kia Rio Engine Oil Viscosity
|Kia Rio mileage||Oil viscosity||Oil Type||Oil Change Frequency|
|New Kia Rio||0w-16||Synthetic oil||Every 7,000 to 10,000 miles|
|New Kia Rio||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 Rio
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 Rio Engine Oil
The Kia Rio is a fairly popular car in the UK. We’ve created this guide to help you choose a quality engine oil for your Kia Rio.
Kia Rio 0w-20 Oil
For new Kia Rio vehicles, and for vehicles with low mileage, a 0w-20 engine oil is recommended.
Kia Rio 5w-20 Oil
For Kia Rio vehicles with up to 70,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-20 engine oil.
Kia Rio 5w-30 Oil
For Kia Rio vehicles with up to 100,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-30 engine oil.
Kia Rio 5w-40 Oil
For Kia Rio vehicles with over 100,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-40 engine oil.
Kia Rio 10w-40 Oil
For Kia Rio vehicles with over 150,000 miles, 10w-40 engine oil is recommended.
Kia Rio oil change interval
- The engine oil in your Kia Rio should be changed every 7,000 to 10,000 miles if you use synthetic oil.
- If your Kia Rio uses semi-synthetic oil, change it every 5,000 to 7,000 miles.
If you take short trips in your Kia Rio, it is recommended that you change the engine oil every 3,000 to 5,000 miles.
Kia Rio 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 Rio.
What oil should I choose for my Kia Rio?
For the new Kia Rio, we recommend using synthetic oils from the best oil manufacturers. For higher-mileage Kia Rios, we recommend using synthetic-based oils from well-known brands.
The most popular oil manufacturers for the Kia Rio:
- Liqui Moly
- Mobil 1
Finding quality engine oil for your Kia Rio has never been easier!