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Toyota Prius Engine Oil Capacity

Toyota Prius Engine Oil Capacity

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 be shocked by changing the oil! The Prius doesn’t require any special tools or oil that can only be purchased from a dealership. You can buy the oil filter and oil from your local auto parts store or by following our Amazon links.

2000 2001 2002 2003 Toyota Prius Engine Oil Capacity

EngineEngine Oil Capacity / Filter capacityRecommended oil type
1NZ-FXE Prius (W1)With filter change 3.4 l
Without filter change 3.7 l
5W-30, 10W-30

2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Toyota Prius Engine Oil Capacity

EngineEngine Oil Capacity / Filter capacityRecommended oil type
1NZ-FXE THSD (W2)3.7 / 0.35W-30, 10W-30

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Toyota Prius Engine Oil Capacity

EngineEngine Oil Capacity / Filter capacityRecommended oil type
2ZR-FXE Prius (W3)4.2 / 0.3 liters0W-20, 5W-20, 5W-30, 10W-30

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Toyota Prius Engine Oil Capacity

EngineEngine Oil Capacity / Filter capacityRecommended oil type
2ZR-FXE (W5)4.2 / 0.30W-20, 5W-20, 5W-30, 10W-30

2023 Toyota Prius Engine Oil Capacity

AttributeSpecificationNotes
Engine2023 Toyota PRIUS 2.0L 4-cylM20A-FXS Variable Fuel
Engine Oil
Viscosity0W-16 (All Temperatures)SAE 0W-16 is best for fuel economy, and cold weather starts. If unavailable, use 0W-20.
Capacity4.4 quarts (with filter)After the refill, check oil level. Replace with SAE 0W-16 at the next oil change if 0W-20 is used.

How Much Oil Does a Toyota Prius Take?

The 2022 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 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, ensure you have all the necessary parts and tools 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 repeatedly use throughout your vehicle(s) life.

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About 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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