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