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Lexus IS Engine Oil Capacity

What’s the best motor oil for Lexus IS? This is a question that many people ask themselves when they are looking to buy motor oil. In this blog post, we will give you information on some of the best brands and types of motor oils available on the market today. We hope that after reading this article, you’ll have a better idea about what type of motor oil will work best for your Lexus IS!

The 2022 Lexus IS is a compact sports sedan with chiseled lines and a premium interior that looks the part. The IS may be had with three distinct engines: a turbo four-cylinder, a V-6, or a V-8, all of which include F Sport styling and chassis improvements. Despite its appearance, the IS has a smooth ride, but those looking for acute handling might be disappointed.

Competing vehicles such as the Audi A4, BMW 3-series, and Genesis G70 provide more engaging powertrains and a more dynamic driving experience. The Lexus IS yet provides a well-rounded entry-luxury package with attractive design and desirable features that should appeal to purchasers seeking curb appeal.

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Lexus IS Engine Oil Capacity

Engine Engine Oil Capacity with filter Oil type (viscosity grade)
2.0 L 3S-GE 4.5 l (4.8 quarts) 5W-30, 10W-30
2.0 L 1G-FE 4.1 l (4.3 quarts) 0W-30, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30, 10W-40, 10W-50, 15W-50
Lexus IS300 3.0l 2JZ-GE 5.4 l (5.7 quarts) 5W-30

A certain amount of engine oil will be consumed while driving. In the following situations, oil consumption may increase, and engine oil may need to be refilled in between oil maintenance intervals.

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Lexus IS Engine Oil Capacity

Engine Engine Oil Capacity Oil type (viscosity grade)
Lexus IS250 2.5l 4GR-FSE V6 6.8 quarts (6.4 liters) AWD, 6.7 quarts (6.3 liters) RWD 5W-30
3.0 L 3GR-FE V6 6.8 quarts (6.5 L) 5W-30
Lexus IS350 3.5l 2GR-FSE V6 6.7 quarts (6.3 liters) 5W-30
Lexus IS F 5.0l 2UR-GSE V8 9.8 quarts (9.3 liters) 5W-30

3GR-FE Oil Drain Plug Torques: 33 ft/lbs

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Lexus IS Engine Oil Capacity

Engine Engine Oil Capacity Oil type (viscosity grade)
Lexus IS200T, IS300 2.0l 8AR-FTS 4.9 quarts 0W-20
Lexus IS250 2.5l 4GR-FSE V6 6.8 quarts (6.4 liters) AWD, 6.6 quarts (6.2 liters) RWD 0W-20
Lexus IS300, IS350 3.5l 2GR-FSE/2GR-FKS V6 6.8 quarts (6.4 liters) AWD, 6.6 quarts (6.2 liters) RWD 0W-20
2.5 L 2AR-FSE/2AR-FXE I4 4.4l (4.65 quarts) 0W-20, 5W-20

How Much Oil Does A Lexus IS Take?

The 2022 Lexus IS 350 2GR-FKS AWD model takes 6.8 quarts of 0W-20 oil with a filter. Lexus IS 350 RWD takes 6 quarts of 0W-20oil with a filter.

The Engine Oil Capacity is a reference quantity to be used when changing the engine oil. Warm-up and turn off the engine, wait more than 5 minutes, and check the oil level on the dipstick.

Engine oil has the primary duty of lubricating and cooling the engine’s internal workings, as well as keeping it running smoothly.

Your Lexus engine needs to be maintained and changed on a regular basis in order for it to operate effectively. To keep your Lexus running smoothly, you’ll need an oil change. Your vehicle’s engine requires regular maintenance and changing in order to function correctly.

The Engine Oil Capacity is a typical value to be used when replacing the engine oil. Allow for more than 5 minutes of start-up and shutdown, then check the oil level on the dipstick after warming up and turning off the engine.

Engine Oil Consumption

During typical engine operation, it is common for an engine to use some engine oil. The following are the reasons for oil consumption in a normal engine.

Oil is used to keep pistons, piston rings, and cylinders moving smoothly. When a piston falls in the cylinder, a thin layer of oil remains on the cylinder wall. The high vacuum generated as the vehicle decelerates sucks some of this oil into the combustion chamber. During combustion, this oil as well as part of the oil film left on the cylinder wall are burned by hot combustion gases.

The stems of the engine’s intake valves are also lubricated with oil. Some of this oil is drawn into the combustion chamber, where it is burned along with the petrol. The high-temperature exhaust gases also burn through any oil that has been applied to the exhaust valve stems in order to lubricate them.

Oil consumption: Max. 1.0L per 1000 km (1.1 qts./600 miles, 0.9 Imp. qts./600 miles) When measuring the amount of oil used, consider that the oil may have been diluted, making it difficult to evaluate accurately.

For example, if a car is used for short trips on a regular basis and uses enough oil, the dipstick may not indicate any drop in oil levels even after 1000 km (600 miles) or more. This is due to the fact that over time, with time, the oil gets diluted with gasoline or water, making it appear as though there has been no change in the oil level.

When the car is driven at high speeds, as on an expressway, the diluting chemicals evaporate away, making it appear like oil was overused after driving at high speeds.


About 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 the 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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