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Lincoln MKZ Engine Oil Capacity

How Much Oil Does a Lincoln MKZ Take?

The 2019 Lincoln MKZ with the 3.7L 6-cyl engine takes 6 quarts (with filter) of 5W-20 synthetic oil. The Lincoln MKZ with a 3.0L 6-cyl engine takes 6 quarts (with filter) of 5W-30 synthetic oil. A new oil filter and a crush washer are required.


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Engine Engine Oil Capacity (with filter) Oil type (recommended)
3.5L 6-cyl Engine [T] 5.2 liters (5.5 quarts) 5W-20
3.5L 6-cyl Engine [C] 5.2 liters (5.5 quarts) 5W-20


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Engine Engine Oil Capacity (with filter) Oil type (recommended)
2.0L 4-cyl Engine [U] 4.3 liters (4.5 quarts) 5W-20
2.0L 4-cyl Engine [9] Turbo 5.4 liters (5.7 quarts) 5W-30
3.0L 6-cyl Engine [C] Turbo 5.7 liters (6 quarts) 5W-30
3.7L 6 -cyl Engine [K] 5.7 liters (6 quarts) 5W-20

To improve cold start in extreme climates where the ambient temperature is -22 F (-30 C) or below use 0W-30 oil meeting WSS-M2C963-A1.


The Lincoln MKZ sedan has been produced since 2012 at a plant in Mexico. The car is officially sold in the markets of the USA, Canada, Mexico, China and the Middle East. Lincoln cars are not officially supplied to Russia.

Lincoln MKZ, created on the platform of the Ford Mondeo / Fusion model, according to the American classification, refers to midsize cars, while the length of the car is 4.93 meters. This is the youngest and best-selling model of the brand in the American market.

In 2016, sales of seriously updated cars began, which received a new design, an improved interior and an expanded list of options (for example, LED headlights, adaptive cruise control, and an automatic parking system appeared in it).

The base Lincoln MKZ is equipped with a two-liter turbocharged gasoline engine with a capacity of 248 liters. with., such a car is offered with both front and all-wheel drive. The V6 3.7 Biturbo engine on front-wheel-drive cars develops 355 liters. with., and on all-wheel-drive – 406 forces. All cars are equipped with six-speed automatic transmissions.

Also in the lineup, there is a front-wheel-drive hybrid MKZ, a hybrid installation of which consists of a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated gasoline engine and an electric motor, with a total power of 190 hp. from.

Before restyling, customers were offered a version with an atmospheric V6 3.7 engine, developing 304 hp. with., it was replaced by a turbocharged “six”.


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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