Nissan Sentra Oil Capacity


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In the spring of 2020, the model line of budget cars was replenished with the new 8th generation Nissan Sentra sedan, created for sale in all world markets, including Russia. For the first time, Nissan Sentra appeared on the American market back in 1982 and very quickly this model became insanely popular among motorists. In the first year of sales, about six million copies of the model were sold, which was simply unthinkable for the 80s.

Oil substitution is a key procedure for your automobile which ensures its proper functioning. However, many of us forget to do that regularly. Furthermore, it can be pretty troublesome to make an appointment at the service center for the time you suppose the most appropriate one.

You must be aware that regular oil substitution not only increases your motor’s performance but also contributes to its longer lifespan along with all its inner parts. Here, we are going to provide you with guidance on when oil must be changed on Nissan Sentra.

 

1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Nissan Sentra oil capacity

Engine Oil capacity / Filter capacity Oil type Oil change interval
GA16DE Sentra 1.6 3.2 l (3.38 US Quarts) / Filter: 0.4 l (0.42 US Quarts) 5W-30
5W-40
10W-30
10W-40
10000 km (6000 miles)
QG18DE Sentra 1.8 3.2 l 3.38 US Quarts / Filter: 0.4 l 0.42 US Quarts 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40
5W-50, 10W-30, 10W-40
10W-50, 10W-60, 15W-40
15W-50, 20W-20
10000 km (6000 miles)
SR20DE Sentra 2.0 3.4 l (3.59 US Quarts) / Filter: 0.2 l (0.21 US Quarts) 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40
5W-50, 10W-30, 10W-40
10W-50, 10W-60, 15W-40
15W-50, 20W-20
10000 km (6000 miles)

 

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Nissan Sentra oil capacity

Engine Oil capacity / Filter capacity Oil type Oil change interval
QG18DE Sentra 1.8 3.2 l (3.38 US Quarts) / Filter: 0.4 l (0.42 US Quarts) 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40
5W-50, 10W-30, 10W-40
10W-50, 10W-60, 15W-40
15W-50, 20W-20
10000 km (6000 miles)
SR20DE Sentra 2.0 3.4 l (3.59 US Quarts) / Filter: 0.2 l (0.21 US Quarts) 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40
5W-50, 10W-30, 10W-40
10W-50, 10W-60, 15W-40
15W-50, 20W-20
10000 km (6000 miles)
QR25DE Sentra 2.5 4.2 l (4.44 US Quarts) / Filter: 0.2 l (0.21 US Quarts) 5W-30, 5W-40 10000 km (6000 miles)

 

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Nissan Sentra oil capacity

Engine Oil capacity / Filter capacity Oil type Oil change interval
MR20DE Sentra 2.0 3.8 l 4.02 US Quarts / Filter: 0.2 l 0.21 US Quarts 0W-30, 5W-30, 5W-40
10W-30, 10W-40, 10W-60
15W-40
10000 km (6000 miles)
QR25DE Sentra 2.5 Spec V 4.3 l (4.54 US Quarts) / Filter: 0.3 l (0.32 US Quarts) 5W-30, 5W-40 10000 km (6000 miles)
QR25DE Sentra 2.5 (2007 – 2008) 4.9 l (5.18 US Quarts) / Filter: 0.3 l (0.32 US Quarts) 5W-30, 5W-40 10000 km (6000 miles)

 

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Nissan Sentra oil capacity

Engine Oil capacity / Filter capacity Oil type Oil change interval
MRA8DE Sentra 1.8 4 L (4.23 US Quarts) / Filter: 0.2 L (0.21 US Quarts) 0W-20 8000 km (5000 miles)
2.0L 4-cyl Engine MR20DD 4.1 liters (4.3 quarts) with filter 0W-20

 

How much oil does a Nissan Sentra take?

The Nissan Sentra with a 2.0L 4-cyl engine (engine code MR20DD) takes 4.3 quarts (with filter) of 0W-20 synthetic oil. A new oil filter and a crush washer are required.

 

Nissan Sentra Oil Replacement Guide

Being a compact sedan, Nissan Sentra is noted for its low fuel consumption. Additionally, its innovative technologies plus other astonishing additions make your driving comfortable along with saving your money.

Comparing to their predecessors, contemporary Nissan automobiles demand oil substitution less frequently. Basically, they are able to drive smoothly for up to 10,000 miles.

Usually, Nissan automobiles feature what oil type they need on oil caps. As a rule, 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30 Plus 10W-40 are applied. If you fail to find the necessary data on the oil cap, consult the owner’s manual to employing the correct type of oil.

It’s highly advisable to wear protective glasses while making any operations under your automobile as battery acid, motor coolant or brake fluid may drip down.

Dan Hoffman

Dan is a co-founder of Engineswork. He knows everything about internal combustion engines. Ask your questions in comments down below this article - he will be glad to help you anytime.

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