What oil do you use for an oil change?
Hereof, how much oil should I buy for an oil change?
Most engines require anywhere between 5 to 8 quarts of oil, depending on the engine size. The smaller the engine, the less oil required to fill the volume of the engine. A 4-cylinder engine usually requires around 5 quarts of oil. A 6-cylinder engine uses roughly 6 quarts.
Secondly, what kind of oil does my car take? Most modern car engines use a 5W30 or 5W40 oil. Modern oils have a lower viscosity.
Also to know is, what information do you need for an oil change?
In addition to oil, you'll need an oil filter, an oil-filter removal wrench, a wrench to remove the drain plug, a funnel, a drain pan and some gloves. You may also need to raise the car to gain access, in which case you'll need a floor jack and safety stands, or a pair of purpose-made steel ramps.
Is Oil Change Same as engine oil?
Answer. Motor oil is for your vehicle's engine. A couple of differences are the following: An engine oil is designed to deal with the products of combustion, whereas an automatic transmission fluid (ATF) does not see contaminants from fuel burning.