Toyota Tacoma Oil Capacity and Oil Type

If you are the proud owner of a Toyota Tacoma, then you know that you need to take good care of it in order to keep it running well for years to come. One of the most important things you can do is make sure you are using the best engine oil for your truck. There are many different types of engine oil on the market, and it can be difficult to decide which one is right for your vehicle. In this article, we will discuss the best engine oil for Toyota Tacoma trucks and help you decide which one is right for you!

The best engine oil for a Toyota Tacoma is a synthetic blend oil. This type of oil is made up of both synthetic and mineral oils, which makes it perfect for trucks that see a lot of hard use. It offers better protection against wear and tear than standard mineral oils, and it also helps to keep your truck running cooler. If you are looking for the best possible protection for your Tacoma, then synthetic blend engine oil is the way to go!

1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Toyota Tacoma Oil Capacity

Engine Oil capacity / Filter capacity Oil type
2RZ-FE Tacoma 2.4 16V (RZN 140/150) 5.5 L (5.81 US Quarts) / Filter: 0.7 L (0.74 US Quarts) 5W-30, 10W-30
3RZ-FE Tacoma 2.7 16V (RZN 161/171) 5.4 L (5.71 US Quarts) / Filter: 0.7 L (0.74 US Quarts) 0W-30, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30, 10W-40, 10W-50, 15W-50
3RZ-FE Tacoma 2.7 6V (RZN 191/196) 5.4 L (5.71 US Quarts) / Filter: 0.7 L (0.74 US Quarts) 0W-30, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30, 10W-40, 10W-50, 15W-50
3.4L 6-cyl Engine 5VZ-FE 5.5 quarts (5.2 liters) with filter 5W-30, 10W-30

 

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Toyota Tacoma Oil Capacity

Engine Oil capacity (with filter) Oil type
2TR-FE Tacoma 2.7 16V (TRN 240/245) 5.5 quarts (5.2 liters) 0W-20, 5W-20
1GR-FE Tacoma 4.0 V6 24V (GRN 225/245/250)

5.5 quarts (5.2 liters) – 4WD

5.5 quarts (5.2 liters) – RWD PRE

4.8 quarts (4.5 liters) – RWD Base

5W-30

 

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Toyota Tacoma Oil Capacity

Engine Oil capacity (with filter) Oil type
2.7L 4-cyl Engine 2TR-FE 6.2 quarts (5.9 liters) 0W-20, 5W-20
2GR-FKS Tacoma 3.5 V6 6.2 quarts (5.9 liters) 0W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30

Changing your oil is one of the most common DIY vehicle-owning experiences.

One thing I learned after I blew through my 25,000 miles is that changing the oil on a third-generation Tacoma is a little different than other vehicles I’ve owned in the past, and there are a couple of things you need to be aware of.

How Much Oil Does a Toyota Tacoma Take?

The 2021 Toyota Tacoma with the 2.7L 4-cyl engine (engine code 2TR-FE) takes 6.2 quarts (with filter) of 0W-20 synthetic oil. The Toyota Tacoma with a 3.5L 6-cyl engine (engine code 2GR-FKS) takes 6.2 quarts (with filter) of 0W-20 synthetic oil. A new oil filter and a crush washer are required.

Keeping up to date with your regular Toyota Tacoma maintenance is an important step toward making sure it continues to perform at the same high level you’ve come to depend on day after day.

The Toyota Tacoma midsize pickup truck is only sold in the United States, Canada and Mexico. One of two petrol engines is offered for the car: a four-cylinder with a volume of 2.7 liters (159 hp) or a four-cylinder V-shaped “six” with a capacity of 236 hp. from. Tacoma buyers have a wide choice: manual or automatic transmission, rear or four-wheel drive, three cab options and two body lengths.

The most expensive modification of a pickup truck is the Toyota Tacoma X-Runner with a V6 engine, six-speed “mechanics”, rear-wheel drive, suspension lowered by 5 cm and an external body kit.

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.

2 thoughts on “Toyota Tacoma Oil Capacity and Oil Type

  1. Josh Stranahan says:

    Thanks! Any tips on getting the dipstick to read on my 08 with 1GR-FE? It is slathered all over even after sitting overnight.

    1. James Sedmock says:

      Wipe the dipstick Clean “
      After you shut it off the night before then the first reading you get in the morning should be pretty much true I’ve been doing this for a year now and it works great on my 4 L V6 it don’t burn no oil “ but I still like to check it “

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