Chevrolet Cruze Oil Capacity


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In 2011, the Chevrolet Cruze was Chevrolet’s most successful car worldwide. With the good mix of price, performance and comfort, that was absolutely justified.

Its three different forms, hatchbacks, notchbacks and station wagons, have to deal with a wide range of competitors. In the case of the compact notchback sedans – which are generally not particularly popular in our latitudes – he duels with models such as the VW Jetta, the Fiat Tipo and the Mazda 3.

 

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Chevy Cruze Oil Capacity

Engine Oil capacity (with filter) Oil type (viscosity grade)
1.4L 4-cyl Engine [C] LUJ Turbo 4 liters (4.2 quarts) 5W-30
1.8L 4-cyl Engine [H] LUW Flex (2008-2012) 4.5 liters (4.8 quarts) 5W-30
1.4L 4-cyl Engine [B] LUV Turbo 4 liters (4.2 quarts) 5W-30, 0W-30
2.0L 4-cyl Engine [Z] LUZ Diesel Turbo 4.5 liters (4.8 quarts) 5W-30, 0W-30
1.8L 4-cyl Engine [H] LUW Flex (2013+)  4 liters (4.2 quarts) 5W-30, 0W-30

 

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Chevy Cruze Oil Capacity

Engine Oil capacity (with filter) Oil type (viscosity grade)
1.4L 4-cyl Engine [M] LE2 Turbo 4 liters (4.2 quarts) 5W-30, 0W-30
1.6L 4-cyl Engine [E] LH7 Diesel Turbo 5 liters (5.3 quarts) 5W-30, 0W-30

 

How Much Oil Does a Chevy Cruze Take?

The 2020 Chevy Cruze with the 1.4L 4-cyl engine (engine code LE2 Turbo) takes 4.2 quarts (with filter) of 0W-30 or 5W-30 synthetic oil. The Chevy Cruze with a 1.6L 4-cyl engine (engine code LH7 Diesel Turbo) takes 5.3 quarts (with filter) of 0W-30 or 5W-30 synthetic oil. A new oil filter and a crush washer are required.

In the case of the hatchback sedans, he primarily deals with the compact class sizes, such as the VW Golf, Audi A3, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, and the Opel Astra BMW 1 Series or the Kia Ceed. Other interesting competitors are the Skoda Fabia, the Seat Leon and the Renault Clio.

We encounter models such as the Seat Leon, the Kia Ceed, the Hyundai i30 and the Golf Variant compared to other station wagons. A little higher up, older models of the Audi A4 Avant could also be of interest.

Thomas Buck

Thomas is our expert in the field of motor oils and lubricants. He worked for more than 15 years at the dealer service station and has vast practical experience, so he gladly agreed to be the editor and co-author of our articles about motors and motor oils.

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