Honda Civic Oil Capacity

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Honda Civic owners need to be aware of the car’s oil capacity and type. The Honda Civic takes from 3.7 quarts to 4.4 quarts of oil (depending on the engine 1.5L or 2.0L), and you should use Honda Civic-specific oil.

Honda Civic 5th Gen Oil Capacity

1992 – 1995

The Honda Civic of the fifth generation requires 3.5 quarts of oil for every engine.

1992 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
1992 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Z6 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1992 Honda Civic 1.5L D15Z1 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1992 Honda Civic 1.5L D15B8 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1992 Honda Civic 1.5L D15B7 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30

 

1993 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
1993 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Z6 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1993 Honda Civic 1.5L D15Z1 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1993 Honda Civic 1.5L D15B8 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1993 Honda Civic 1.5L D15B7 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30

 

1994 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
1994 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Z6 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1994 Honda Civic 1.5L D15Z1 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1994 Honda Civic 1.5L D15B8 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1994 Honda Civic 1.5L D15B7 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30

 

1995 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
1995 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Z6 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1995 Honda Civic 1.5L D15Z1 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1995 Honda Civic 1.5L D15B8 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1995 Honda Civic 1.5L D15B7 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30

 

Honda Civic 6th Gen Oil Capacity

1996 – 2000

The six-generation Honda Civic holds from 3.5 quarts to 3.8 quarts of oil.

1996 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
1996 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y8 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1996 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y7 3.8 qt (3.6 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1996 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y5 VTEC-E 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30

 

1997 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
1997 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y8 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1997 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y7 3.8 qt (3.6 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1997 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y5 VTEC-E 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30

 

1998 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
1998 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y8 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1998 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y7 3.8 qt (3.6 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1998 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y5 VTEC-E 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1998 Honda Civic 1.6L D16B5 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-30, 10W-30

 

1999 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
1999 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y8 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1999 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y7 3.8 qt (3.6 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1999 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y5 VTEC-E 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1999 Honda Civic 1.6L D16B5 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
1999 Honda Civic 1.6L B16A2 VTEC 4.2 qt (4 l) 5W-30, 10W-30

 

2000 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2000 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y8 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
2000 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y7 3.8 qt (3.6 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
2000 Honda Civic 1.6L D16Y5 VTEC-E 3.5 qt (3.3 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
2000 Honda Civic 1.6L D16B5 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-30, 10W-30
2000 Honda Civic 1.6L B16A2 VTEC 4.2 qt (4 l) 5W-30, 10W-30

 

Honda Civic 7th Gen Oil Capacity

2001 – 2005

The seventh-generation Honda Civic holds between 3.4 and 3.7 quarts of oil with a filter change.

2001 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2001 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A7 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 5W-20
2001 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A6 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-20
2001 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A2 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-20
2001 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A1 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 5W-20

 

2002 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2002 Honda Civic 2.0L K20A3 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 5W-20
2002 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A7 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-20
2002 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A6 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 5W-20
2002 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A2 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-20
2002 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A1 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 5W-20

 

2003 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2003 Honda Civic 2.0L K20A3 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 5W-20
2003 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A7 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-20
2003 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A6 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 5W-20
2003 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A2 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-20
2003 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A1 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 5W-20
2003 Honda Civic 1.3L LDA1 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 0W-20, 5W-20

 

2004 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2004 Honda Civic 2.0L K20A3 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 5W-20
2004 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A7 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-20
2004 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A6 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-20
2004 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A2 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-20
2004 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A1 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 5W-20
2004 Honda Civic 1.3L LDA1 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 0W-20, 5W-20

 

2005 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2005 Honda Civic 2.0L K20A3 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 5W-20
2005 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A7 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-20
2005 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A6 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-20
2005 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A2 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 5W-20
2005 Honda Civic 1.7L D17A1 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 5W-20
2005 Honda Civic 1.3L LDA1 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 0W-20, 5W-20

 

Honda Civic 8th Gen Oil Capacity

2006 – 2011

The eighth-generation Honda Civic takes 3.4 qt., 3.9 qt., and 4.6 qt. depending on the engine size.

2006 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2006 Honda Civic 2.0L K20Z3 4.6 qt (4.4 l) 5W-30
2006 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A4 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 5W-20
2006 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A1 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 5W-20
2006 Honda Civic 1.3L LDA2 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 0W-20, 5W-20

 

2007 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2007 Honda Civic 2.0L K20Z3 4.6 qt (4.4 l) 5W-30
2007 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A4 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 5W-20
2007 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A1 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 5W-20
2007 Honda Civic 1.3L LDA2 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 0W-20, 5W-20

 

2008 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2008 Honda Civic 2.0L K20Z3 4.6 qt (4.4 l) 5W-30
2008 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A4 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 5W-20
2008 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A1 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 5W-20
2008 Honda Civic 1.3L LDA2 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 0W-20, 5W-20

 

2009 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2009 Honda Civic 2.0L K20Z3 4.6 qt (4.4 l) 5W-30
2009 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A4 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 5W-20
2009 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A1 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 5W-20
2009 Honda Civic 1.3L LDA2 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 0W-20, 5W-20

 

2010 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2010 Honda Civic 2.0L K20Z3 4.6 qt (4.4 l) 5W-30
2010 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A4 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 5W-20
2010 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A1 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 5W-20
2010 Honda Civic 1.3L LDA2 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 0W-20, 5W-20

 

2011 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2011 Honda Civic 2.0L K20Z3 4.6 qt (4.4 l) 5W-30
2011 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A4 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 5W-20
2011 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A1 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 5W-20
2011 Honda Civic 1.3L LDA2 3.4 qt (3.2 l) 0W-20, 5W-20

 

Honda Civic 9th Gen Oil Capacity

2012 – 2015

The Honda Civic of the 9th generation takes from 3.8 quarts to 4.4 quarts of oil if changing it with a filter.

2012 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2012 Honda Civic 2.4L K24Z7 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 0W-20
2012 Honda Civic 1.8L R18Z1 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 0W-20
2012 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A9 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 0W-20
2012 Honda Civic 1.5L LEA2 3.8 qt (3.6 l) 0W-20

 

2013 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2013 Honda Civic 2.4L K24Z7 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 0W-20
2013 Honda Civic 1.8L R18Z1 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 0W-20
2013 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A9 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 0W-20
2013 Honda Civic 1.5L LEA2 3.8 qt (3.6 l) 0W-20

 

2014 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2014 Honda Civic 2.4L K24Z7 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 0W-20
2014 Honda Civic 1.8L R18Z1 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 0W-20
2014 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A9 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 0W-20
2014 Honda Civic 1.5L LEA2 3.8 qt (3.6 l) 0W-20

2015 Honda Civic oil capacity

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2015 Honda Civic 2.4L K24Z7 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 0W-20
2015 Honda Civic 1.8L R18Z1 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 0W-20
2015 Honda Civic 1.8L R18A9 3.9 qt (3.7 l) 0W-20
2015 Honda Civic 1.5L LEA2 3.8 qt (3.6 l) 0W-20

 

Honda Civic 10th Gen Oil Capacity

2016 – 2021

Th1 10th generation Honda Civic holds between 3.7 quarts and 5.7 quarts, depending on the engine size.

2016 Honda Civic oil capacity

Honda Civic 1.5 holds 3.7 quarts. Honda Civic 2.0 holds 4.4 quarts.

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2016 Honda Civic 2.0L K20C2 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 0W-20
2016 Honda Civic 1.5L L15B7 Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20

 

2017 Honda Civic oil capacity

Honda Civic 1.5 holds 3.7 quarts. Honda Civic 2.0 holds 4.4 quarts. Honda Civic 2.0 turbo holds 5.7 quarts.

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2017 Honda Civic 2.0L K20C2 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 0W-20
2017 Honda Civic 2.0L K20C1 Turbo 5.7 qt (5.4 l) 0W-20
2017 Honda Civic 1.5L L15BA Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20
2017 Honda Civic 1.5L L15B7 Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20

 

2018 Honda Civic oil capacity

Honda Civic 1.5 holds 3.7 quarts. Honda Civic 2.0 holds 4.4 quarts. Honda Civic 2.0 turbo holds 5.7 quarts.

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2018 Honda Civic 2.0L K20C2 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 0W-20
2018 Honda Civic 2.0L K20C1 Turbo 5.7 qt (5.4 l) 0W-20
2018 Honda Civic 1.5L L15BA Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20
2018 Honda Civic 1.5L L15B7 Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20

 

2019 Honda Civic oil capacity

Honda Civic 1.5 holds 3.7 quarts. Honda Civic 2.0 holds 4.4 quarts. Honda Civic 2.0 turbo holds 5.7 quarts.

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2019 Honda Civic 2.0L K20C2 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 0W-20
2019 Honda Civic 2.0L K20C1 Turbo 5.7 qt (5.4 l) 0W-20
2019 Honda Civic 1.5L L15BA Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20
2019 Honda Civic 1.5L L15B7 Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20

 

2020 Honda Civic oil capacity

Honda Civic 1.5 holds 3.7 quarts. Honda Civic 2.0 holds 4.4 quarts. Honda Civic 2.0 turbo holds 5.7 quarts.

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2020 Honda Civic 2.0L K20C2 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 0W-20
2020 Honda Civic 2.0L K20C1 Turbo 5.7 qt (5.4 l) 0W-20
2020 Honda Civic 1.5L L15BA Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20
2020 Honda Civic 1.5L L15B7 Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20

 

2021 Honda Civic oil capacity

Honda Civic 1.5 holds 3.7 quarts. Honda Civic 2.0 holds 4.4 quarts. Honda Civic 2.0 turbo holds 5.7 quarts.

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2021 Honda Civic 2.0L K20C2 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 0W-20
2021 Honda Civic 2.0L K20C1 Turbo 5.7 qt (5.4 l) 0W-20
2021 Honda Civic 1.5L L15BA Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20
2021 Honda Civic 1.5L L15B7 Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20

 

Honda Civic 11th Gen Oil Capacity

2022 – Now

The eleventh-generation Honda Civic takes 3.7 quarts of 0W-20 oil for its 1.5l turbo engines. The 2.0 Honda Civic holds 4.4 quarts of 0W-20 oil.

2022 Honda Civic oil capacity

Honda Civic 1.5 holds 3.7 quarts. Honda Civic 2.0 holds 4.4 quarts.

Engine type Oil capacity with filter Oil type
2022 Honda Civic 2.0L K20C2 4.4 qt (4.2 l) 0W-20
2022 Honda Civic 1.5L L15CA Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20
2022 Honda Civic 1.5L L15BY Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20
2022 Honda Civic 1.5L L15B7 Turbo 3.7 qt (3.5 l) 0W-20

 

How Much Oil Does A Honda Civic Take?

The 2021 Honda Civic with the 1.5L 4-cyl engine (engine code L15B7 Turbo) takes 3.7 quarts (with filter) of 0W-20 synthetic oil. The Honda Civic with a 2.0L 4-cyl engine (engine code K20C1 Turbo) takes 5.7 quarts (with filter) of 0W-20 synthetic oil. A new oil filter and a crush washer are required.

There are a lot of different engine oils on the market these days, so it can be tough to decide which one is best for your car. If you have a Honda Civic, we recommend using Castrol Edge. This oil is designed specifically for high-performance cars and will help keep your engine running smoothly. It also has a higher viscosity than most other engine oils, which means that it will protect your engine better in extreme temperatures.

How Often Should You Change Your Oil?

The Honda Civic engine requires an oil change every year or 7500 miles, whichever comes first. If you drive your automobile in harsh weather conditions, you might need to change the oil every 3,000 miles.

Your engine has an astonishing feat of human engineering that most of us take for granted every day. Hundreds of explosions happen every minute under the hood of your vehicle. These explosions push a piston down in a cylindrical chamber. As this piston descends due to the force of the explosion, it turns a metal shaft, whose power is sent to the transmission, matched to a proper gear for your driving, and turned into motion.

Because of these forces acting on metal, lubrication is necessary to prevent overheating from friction and metal-on-metal shearing that could tear your engine apart. Engine lubricates the pistons in each chamber and helps dissipate heat to prevent the kind of hot temperatures that can melt/warp metal parts. It is very important. Over time, your engine oil breaks down and picks up inclusions, and this can decrease functionality.

There are various factors that affect the oil service on your Honda Civic car, and they are related to car collision repair services. The year, type of engine, and oil type: all play into how often you should wait before scheduling service. This change could be more than 5,000 miles for modern Honda Civic models that use synthetic oil.

Earlier standard oil models start around 3,000 miles or 3 months between oil changes. Since it can vary, so there is no solid answer to it. The best thing to do is to check your Honda Civic owner’s manual. If you don’t have the manual, feel free to get your car at a nearby car collision repair service center.

Does Honda Civic Need Synthetic Oil?

Yes, it’s better to go with synthetic. Synthetic oil, unlike conventional oil, can keep your engine cool while it’s idling. Synthetic oil is also a fantastic alternative for people who use their Civic for activities other than commuting, such as racing.

What Oil Brand Is Best For Honda?

Honda wants to remind you that genuine Honda Motor Oil should be used in your car’s engine. This refers to Honda Genuine Motor Oil, which can be obtained from a Honda dealer. Honda Genuine Motor Oil is made to the same high standards as other Hondas. Depending on your vehicle, it comes in a variety of viscosities.

What Happens If You Put Too Much Oil In A Honda Civic?

Putting too much oil in your Honda Civic can cause serious damage to the engine. The oil can get into the combustion chamber and cause the engine to “hydro lock.” This can bent connecting rods, break piston rings, and ruin cylinder walls.




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  1. alister kiewitz

    hi I am not sure about witch oil to replace in my 2011 civic on its 80 000km service can you please assist .

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