Toyota RAV4 Recommended Oil
The manufacturer recommends 0w-20 or 5w-30 synthetic engine oil for the Toyota RAV4. Engine oil viscosity depends on the year of manufacture, operating conditions, condition and mileage of the Toyota RAV4 engine.
In Japanese cars, such as the Toyota RAV4, 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 RAV4 vehicles.
Toyota RAV4 Engine Oil Viscosity
|Toyota RAV4 mileage||Oil viscosity||Oil Type||Oil Change Frequency|
|New Toyota RAV4||0w-16||Synthetic oil||Every 7,000 to 10,000 miles|
|New Toyota RAV4||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 RAV4
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 RAV4 Engine Oil
The Toyota RAV4 is a fairly popular car in the UK. We’ve created this guide to help you choose a quality engine oil for your Toyota RAV4.
Toyota RAV4 0w-20 Oil
For new Toyota RAV4 vehicles, and for vehicles with low mileage, a 0w-20 engine oil is recommended.
Toyota RAV4 5w-30 Oil
For Toyota RAV4 vehicles with up to 100,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-30 engine oil.
Toyota RAV4 5w-40 Oil
For Toyota RAV4 vehicles with over 100,000 miles, it is recommended to use 5w-40 engine oil.
Toyota RAV4 10w-40 Oil
For Toyota RAV4 vehicles with over 150,000 miles, 10w-40 engine oil is recommended.
Toyota RAV4 oil change interval
- The engine oil in your Toyota RAV4 should be changed every 7,000 to 10,000 miles if you use synthetic oil.
- If your Toyota RAV4 uses semi-synthetic oil, change it every 5,000 to 7,000 miles.
If you take short trips in your Toyota RAV4, it is recommended that you change the engine oil every 3,000 to 5,000 miles.
Toyota RAV4 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 RAV4.
What oil should I choose for my Toyota RAV4?
For the new Toyota RAV4, we recommend using synthetic oils from the best oil manufacturers. For higher-mileage Toyota RAV4s, we recommend using synthetic-based oils from well-known brands.
The most popular oil manufacturers for the Toyota RAV4:
- Liqui Moly
- Mobil 1
Finding quality engine oil for your Toyota RAV4 has never been easier!