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