Toyota Prius Oil Capacity


Toyota Prius oil capacity

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Changing the oil in a Toyota Prius is quite simple and can be done with a minimum of tools in less than half an hour. Just because the Prius is a hybrid—that is, it uses both gas and electricity—doesn’t mean that changing the oil should be any different than a typical non-hybrid car.

By the way, I promise you won’t get shocked just by changing the oil! The Prius doesn’t require any special tools or oil that can only be purchased from a dealership. You can purchase the oil filter and oil from your local auto parts store or by following our Amazon links.

 

2000 2001 2002 2003 Toyota Prius oil capacity

 

Engine Oil capacity / Filter capacity Recommended oil type Oil change interval
1NZ-FXE Prius (W1) With filter change 3.4 l
Without filter change 3.7 l
5W-30, 10W-30 10000 km (6000 miles)

 

2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Toyota Prius oil capacity

 

Engine Oil capacity / Filter capacity Recommended oil type Oil change interval
1NZ-FXE THSD (W2) 3.7 / 0.3 5W-30, 10W-30 10,000 km (6,000 miles)

 

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Toyota Prius oil capacity

 

Engine Oil capacity / Filter capacity Recommended oil type Oil change interval
2ZR-FXE Prius (W3) 4.2 / 0.3 liters 0W-20
5W-20
5W-30
10W-30
10000 km (6000 miles)

 

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Toyota Prius oil capacity

 

Engine Oil capacity / Filter capacity Recommended oil type Oil change interval
2ZR-FXE (W5) 4.2 / 0.3 0W-20
5W-20
5W-30
10W-30
10,000 km (6,000 miles)

 

How much oil does a Toyota Prius take?

The 2021 Toyota Prius with the 1.8L 4-cyl engine (engine code 2ZR-FXE) takes 4.4 quarts (with filter) of 0W-16 synthetic oil. A new oil filter and a crush washer are required.

The oil change on these late model Toyota Prius’s usually takes around 25-35 minutes. Using a car lift and having all your parts and tools lined out in a clean work area will make the job even faster.

Before starting, make sure that you have all the proper parts and tools needed to complete the oil change. These are listed above. You may need to purchase some tools the first time you perform this oil change yourself, but they are a worthwhile investment that you can use over and over again throughout the life of your vehicle(s).

Last update on 2021-10-26 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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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