2016 Honda Civic Oil Capacity

The below table is based on the 2016 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
1.5L 4-cylinder SAE 0W-20 full synthetic oil 3.7 / 3.5
2.0L 4-cylinder SAE 0W-20 full synthetic oil 4.4  / 4.2

What kind of oil does a 2016 Honda Civic take?

The 2016 Honda Civic comes with two engine options: a turbocharged 1.5L four-cylinder engine and a 2.0L four-cylinder engine. The recommended oil type for both engines is SAE 0W-20 full synthetic oil, which provides excellent protection and performance under a range of operating conditions.

Honda recommends using oil brands such as Idemitsu Full Synthetic 0W-20 Engine Oil SN/GF-5 or Castrol EDGE 0w-20 Full Synthetic Motor Oil. These oils have been formulated to meet the specific requirements of the 2016 Honda Civic and provide maximum protection against engine wear and tear, keeping the engine running smoothly and efficiently.

The 1.5L engine holds 3.7 quarts of oil, while the 2.0L engine holds 4.4 quarts of oil. It is important to use the correct amount of oil to ensure proper lubrication of the engine and prevent damage from overheating or lack of lubrication.

To complete a full oil change, you will need the appropriate amount of oil for your specific engine type, as well as an oil filter and the necessary tools to remove the old oil and replace it with fresh oil. It is important to follow the manufacturer’s recommended oil change intervals and procedures to ensure proper engine maintenance and prevent costly repairs in the future.

How often do you change the oil on a 2016 Honda Civic?

The recommended oil change interval for a 2016 Honda Civic is every 7,500 miles or 12 months, whichever comes first.

Failing to change the oil in a timely manner can result in several consequences. Over time, engine oil can break down and lose its effectiveness in lubricating engine parts, resulting in increased friction and wear on these parts. This can lead to decreased engine performance, reduced fuel efficiency, and potential engine damage. Additionally, not changing the oil on time can result in the accumulation of harmful contaminants and debris in the oil, which can clog oil passages and further contribute to engine damage.

How much will it cost to change oil and filter on a 2016 Honda Civic in the US?

On average, the cost of an oil change for a Honda Civic is around $104, including $33 for parts and $71 for labor.

2016 Honda Civic Oil Change (Video)

2016 Honda Civic OIL & Filter Change

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