|Engine Model||Oil Type||Oil Capacity with Filter (quarts/liters)||Oil Filter|
|2.0L Duratec GDI I-4||5W-20 synthetic blend or full synthetic||4.0 quarts (3.8 liters)||Motorcraft FL820S|
|2.0L Duratec Ti-VCT I-4||5W-20 synthetic blend or full synthetic||4.0 quarts (3.8 liters)||Motorcraft FL820S|
|2.0L Duratec HE I-4||5W-20 synthetic blend or full synthetic||4.0 quarts (3.8 liters)||Motorcraft FL820S|
What kind of oil does a 2012 Ford Focus need?
The 2012 Ford Focus is equipped with either a 2.0L or 2.5L engine. According to the Ford Motor Company, the recommended oil type for both engines is 5W-20 synthetic blend or full synthetic motor oil meeting Ford specification WSS-M2C947-A. Some suitable oil brands that meet this specification include Mobil 1, Castrol, Valvoline, and Quaker State.
For a full oil change, the oil capacity of the 2.0L engine is 4.0 quarts (3.8 liters) and the oil capacity of the 2.5L engine is 4.5 quarts (4.3 liters). The oil filter used for the 2012 Ford Focus is the Motorcraft FL820S.
How often do you change the oil on a 2012 Ford Focus?
Ford recommends changing the oil in the 2012 Ford Focus every 7,500 miles or every 6 months, whichever comes first. If you do not change the oil at the recommended intervals, the oil can become dirty and may not be able to properly lubricate the engine. This can lead to increased engine wear, decreased fuel efficiency, and potentially even engine damage. It’s important to regularly maintain your vehicle and change the oil at the recommended intervals to ensure its optimal performance and longevity.
How much will it cost to change oil and filter on a 2012 Ford Focus in the US?
On average, you can expect to pay anywhere from $82 to $123 for a standard oil change at a dealership or professional service center.
The price depends on the type of engine you have and oil you choose.
You can save money by changing oil and filter by yourself.
How to change Oil in 2012 Ford Focus