The below table is based on the 2006 Honda Civic owner’s manual, and it is important to check the manual of your specific vehicle for the most accurate information.
|Engine Type||Oil Type||Oil Capacity (quarts/liters)|
|1.3L inline-4||0W20 or 5W20||3.4 / 3.2|
|1.8L inline-4 (R18A1)||5W20||3.9 / 3.7|
|1.8L inline-4 (R18A4)||5W20||3.9 / 3.7|
|2.0L inline-4||5W30||4.6 / 4.3|
What kind of oil does a 2006 Honda Civic take?
The 2006 Honda Civic requires either regular or synthetic oil for its engine. The type of oil required varies across different trims, with 6 different oil types used across the different 2006 Honda Civic trims. The engine oil capacity for all 2006 Civic sedans and coupes is 3.9 quarts (3.7 liters) and the specific amount of oil needed for the engine depends on the engine size and type of 2006 Civic. For instance, the 1.3L inline-4 engine requires 3.4 quarts of 0W20 or 5W20 oil, while the 2.0L inline-4 engine option takes 4.6 quarts of 5W30 oil. It is important to use the type and amount of oil specified in the owner’s manual to maintain the vehicle’s performance and longevity.
Honda recommends that oil used for its engines meets certain requirements, including the American Petroleum Institute (API) service category and International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC) certification.
Some suitable oil brands for the 2006 Honda Civic include Mobil 1, Pennzoil, Valvoline, Castrol, and Royal Purple, among others. However, it is important to check the owner’s manual for the specific type and viscosity of oil recommended for the vehicle.
To complete a full oil change in the 2006 Honda Civic, you will need the recommended amount of oil for the specific engine type, as well as an oil filter, a drain plug washer, and other necessary tools. The oil filter and drain plug washer should be replaced with each oil change. It is important to follow the specific instructions for the oil change process as outlined in the owner’s manual to ensure proper maintenance of the vehicle’s engine.
How often do you change the oil on a 2006 Honda Civic?
The recommended oil change interval for a 2006 Honda Civic every 7,500 miles or 12 months, whichever is sooner.
Failing to change the oil in a timely manner can result in a number of consequences, including decreased engine performance, reduced fuel economy, and potential engine damage. Over time, oil can become contaminated with dirt, debris, and other contaminants, which can cause the oil to break down and lose its ability to lubricate and protect the engine properly. This can lead to increased engine wear and tear, reduced fuel efficiency, and potentially costly repairs. Additionally, old, dirty oil can cause the engine to run hotter than normal, which can result in overheating and potential engine damage.
How much will it cost to change oil and filter on a 2006 Honda Civic in the US?
The average cost for a Honda Civic oil change is around $104, including $33 for parts and $71 for labor. The price depends on the type of engine you have and oil you choose.