Subaru Legacy Recommended Oil
For Subaru Legacy vehicles it is recommended to use 0w-20, 5w-20 or 5w-30 synthetic engine oil depending on the year of manufacture, engine condition and mileage of the Subaru Legacy.
In Japanese cars, such as the Subaru Legacy, engine oil with ILSAC GF-5 or GF-6 or API SN, SP specifications must be used. Some Subaru Legacy models require the use of low saps oils which have an ACEA C3 or higher specification.
Subaru Legacy Engine Oil Viscosity
|Subaru Legacy mileage||Oil viscosity||Oil Type||Oil Change Frequency|
|New Subaru Legacy||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 Subaru Legacy
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
Subaru Legacy Engine Oil
The Subaru Legacy is a fairly popular car in the UK. We’ve created this guide to help you choose a quality engine oil for your Subaru Legacy.
Subaru Legacy 0w-20 Oil
For new Subaru Legacy vehicles, and for vehicles with low mileage, a 0w-20 engine oil is recommended.
Subaru Legacy 5w-20 Oil
For Subaru Legacy vehicles with up to 70,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-20 engine oil.
Subaru Legacy 5w-30 Oil
For Subaru Legacy vehicles with up to 100,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-30 engine oil.
Subaru Legacy 5w-40 Oil
For Subaru Legacy vehicles with over 100,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-40 engine oil.
Subaru Legacy 10w-40 Oil
For Subaru Legacy vehicles with over 150,000 miles, 10w-40 engine oil is recommended.
Subaru Legacy oil change interval
- The engine oil in your Subaru Legacy should be changed every 7,000 to 10,000 miles if you use synthetic oil.
- If your Subaru Legacy uses semi-synthetic oil, change it every 5,000 to 7,000 miles.
If you take short trips in your Subaru Legacy, it is recommended that you change the engine oil every 3,000 to 5,000 miles.
Subaru Legacy 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 Subaru Legacy.
What oil should I choose for my Subaru Legacy?
For the new Subaru Legacy, we recommend using synthetic oils from the best oil manufacturers. For higher-mileage Subaru Legacys, we recommend using synthetic-based oils from well-known brands.
The most popular oil manufacturers for the Subaru Legacy:
- Liqui Moly
- Mobil 1
Finding quality engine oil for your Subaru Legacy has never been easier!