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