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2016 Honda Civic coupe with 1.5 turbo #4115696 06/05/16 10:30 AM
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Curious as to what type of motor oil that best fits this motor so I checked the owners manual and it says to use Honda 0-20w or a premium brand of the same weight. It also says I can use a full synthetic 0-20w if I like. Wow. Doesn't seem to be overly picky. Big change from my VW tdi. Being a turbo I guess I expected something more specific.

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2011 VW JETTA Castrol Edge 0W-40
2012 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT Castrol Edge 5W-30
2016 HONDA CIVIC COUPE Casrol Edge 5w-30
2017 AUDI A4 Ravenol 5W-40 RUP
Re: 2016 Honda Civic coupe with 1.5 turbo [Re: dbias] #4115699 06/05/16 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted By: dbias
Curious as to what type of motor oil that best fits this motor so I checked the owners manual and it says to use Honda 0-20w or a premium brand of the same weight. It also says I can use a full synthetic 0-20w if I like. Wow. Doesn't seem to be overly picky. Big change from my VW tdi. Being a turbo I guess I expected something more specific.

I would still run heavier oil. They need to meet CAFE requirements so they are thinning down oils.
I would run 0W30.


15' Toyota Sienna AWD (Mobil1 5W30 EP+OEM filter).
11' VW Tiguan 2.0T (Castrol 0W40+MANN filter)
Re: 2016 Honda Civic coupe with 1.5 turbo [Re: dbias] #4115706 06/05/16 10:52 AM
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I would not change factory fill till at least 7k miles. And pick up Castrol Edge (Black) 0W20 then.


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Re: 2016 Honda Civic coupe with 1.5 turbo [Re: dbias] #4115711 06/05/16 10:57 AM
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The cheapest 0w20 on sale for the MM suggested OCI smile

PP has that $2 per quart rebate, and some places have it on sale, making it the best 0w20 bargain this month.

Re: 2016 Honda Civic coupe with 1.5 turbo [Re: dbias] #4115716 06/05/16 10:58 AM
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OW20 Mobil 1

Re: 2016 Honda Civic coupe with 1.5 turbo [Re: edyvw] #4115718 06/05/16 11:01 AM
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The dealer gives a lifetime power train warranty and all it says I have to do is follow the recommended preventive maintenance schedule. The first three oil changes are free from the dealer and he said to just need to keep the receipt for anything I do myself.
HTO-06 seems to be the honda oil requirement for turbo Acuras but no mention of anything in the owners manual.


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Re: 2016 Honda Civic coupe with 1.5 turbo [Re: Mr Nice] #4115721 06/05/16 11:04 AM
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Have already bought a quart of M1 incase I need make up oil btwn oil changes. I ran my previous accord on 0-20w @a 10k oci and it ran like a top with an excellent blackstone report at 60k just to see how things were going.

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2011 VW JETTA Castrol Edge 0W-40
2012 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT Castrol Edge 5W-30
2016 HONDA CIVIC COUPE Casrol Edge 5w-30
2017 AUDI A4 Ravenol 5W-40 RUP
Re: 2016 Honda Civic coupe with 1.5 turbo [Re: dbias] #4115738 06/05/16 11:35 AM
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Does a Wal-Mart 0W20 that's not synthetic exist? If your going to stick to one oil I would go with Quaker State Ultimate Durability as it will average the lowest price. If not just go with whatever is on sale / rebate.

Honda wants you to keep the factory fill in for an extended period so you still have the liquid assembly lube / breakin oil in it.

I would just follow the OLM for OCI.


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Re: 2016 Honda Civic coupe with 1.5 turbo [Re: dbias] #4115749 06/05/16 11:47 AM
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M1 0-20 holds up very well in extreme heat.


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Re: 2016 Honda Civic coupe with 1.5 turbo [Re: slacktide_bitog] #4115769 06/05/16 12:09 PM
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Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitog
The cheapest 0w20 on sale for the MM suggested OCI smile

PP has that $2 per quart rebate, and some places have it on sale, making it the best 0w20 bargain this month.



What He said. or TGMO, Honda, Mobil 1, PP, Castrol black or Gold, Synpower, Napa Synthetic Amsoil or any 0w20 of your choice if these don't work for you.


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Re: 2016 Honda Civic coupe with 1.5 turbo [Re: dbias] #4115786 06/05/16 12:30 PM
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How do you like the car?

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Originally Posted By: edyvw
Originally Posted By: dbias
Curious as to what type of motor oil that best fits this motor so I checked the owners manual and it says to use Honda 0-20w or a premium brand of the same weight. It also says I can use a full synthetic 0-20w if I like. Wow. Doesn't seem to be overly picky. Big change from my VW tdi. Being a turbo I guess I expected something more specific.

I would still run heavier oil. They need to meet CAFE requirements so they are thinning down oils.
I would run 0W30.


Yeah. Those CAFE [censored] want to ruin your engine since 1999 like all the millions of cars they have so far!

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I'd use Mobil 1 0W-20AFE and take advantage or rebates...

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Re: 2016 Honda Civic coupe with 1.5 turbo [Re: AirgunSavant] #4115860 06/05/16 02:15 PM
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How do you like the car?


I love it. Got it primarily for my daughter to drive but she has to get me out of it first. It has to be underrated on hp and torque. It is the EX-T model and has a ton of technology stuff in it. The apple car play and Android auto is nice.


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