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'17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? #4542037
10/13/17 10:23 AM
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18 KIA Sportage 2.4 AWD
M1HM 10W30, OEM

13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T
PPeL 5W30, OEM
Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: wemay] #4542038
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Given your location, I think I'd use 5w30, based on this.


'02 530i (Edge 0W-40)
'15 Q5 3.0T (Edge 5W-40)
'18 Charger SRT (PUP 0W-40 SRT)
Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: Quattro Pete] #4542046
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Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Given your location, I think I'd use 5w30, based on this.


Yeah, that's my decision moving forward. Nothing against XW20 for vehicles primarily engineered to run on that viscosity, or going with 5W20 in this same vehicle in the far north during winter, but I read it the same way you do. I used 5W20 without issue in my previous Hyundai 2.4 but will go a different route this time.

That "higher viscosity engine oils are required for satisfactory lubrication in hot weather" never bothered me before. It does now.


18 KIA Sportage 2.4 AWD
M1HM 10W30, OEM

13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T
PPeL 5W30, OEM
Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: wemay] #4542051
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What not stick with 5W30 for both Hyundai's, given your warm climate.


2015 Hyundai Elantra Sport 2.0 GDI Mobil 1 5W30 & OEM/Mann W811/80 Filter
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport AWD 2.0T Castrol Edge 5W40 & OEM/Mann W811/80 Filter
Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: wemay] #4542058
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There is no question that modern engines last a very long time on uber-thin oils. However, many manufacturers, including Hyundai have suffered unnecessary warranty claims due to the use of thin oils coupled with extended drain intervals. Many, possibly even most, drivers do not understand that their operations fall under the "severe" category that includes more frequent oil changes. Things like many short trips, towing, extended high speed operation (many people speed) , extended idling and so on. These things are spelled out in the owners manual, and often ignored.

It's easy to discount the sentence that states higher viscosity is required for operation in high temperatures. South Florida people continue to use 5W-20 oil in over 100 degree temps (at the road surface) , while going 90MPH down the highway, and expect good results. Then they become annoyed when the balancer chain fails, the timing chain wears out, the cam phasers knock like an old diesel engine and so on.

It's very telling when Ford requires 10W-50 in their "trak-pak" vehicles with the exact same engine as the normal version of the car (which requires 5W-20) Heat and heavy use require sufficient viscosity. Twas always so.


People who count on their fingers should maintain a discreet silence.
Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: knerml] #4542060
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Originally Posted By: knerml
What not stick with 5W30 for both Hyundai's, given your warm climate.


In Florida I'd be running 10W-30 in both of them and it would be full synthetic.

Last edited by JohnnyJohnson; 10/13/17 10:56 AM.

2004 Corolla 129987
Out: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 7156 Miles
In: Havoline Pro DS 10w-30 Purolator PureOne 3-14-19 129693
2006 Duramax 74725
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73705 4-22-18
Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: knerml] #4542063
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My daughter has a 2012 Sonata and son in law has a 2009; both with the 2.4 engine. I'll use 5w20 if I have it from a sale, but most of the time these two get 5w30. I remember seeing in the manual that these engines are good with any oil, any viscosity.

Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: wemay] #4542071
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5w30 & 10w30 only in mine. Itíll never see a 5w20 or 0w20, it just isnít necessary.


2015 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L 92k STP Synthetic HM 10w30 & Wix
2000 Toyota Camry 2.2L 233k Mobil Super HM 10w40 & Fram Ultra
1996 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L 148k Mobil 1 HM 10w40 & Fram Ultra
Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4542073
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Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson


In Florida I'd be running 10W-30 in both of them and it would be full synthetic.


+1 thumbsup

Last edited by Bud_One; 10/13/17 11:09 AM.

16 Civic-QSUD 0W-20, XG7317
14 Civic-Idemitsu Zepro 0W-20, XG7317
05 Chevy 2500HD-QSUD 10W-30, XG3675
97 Accord Wagon-Havoline ProDS 10W-30, TG7317
Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: wemay] #4542078
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I would be running M1 10W-30 HM in both.

Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: Nick1994] #4542084
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Originally Posted By: Nick1994
5w30 & 10w30 only in mine. Itíll never see a 5w20 or 0w20, it just isnít necessary.


My sister lives in Phoenix and one brother in Tucson. 120F isn't uncommon, so i completely understand.


18 KIA Sportage 2.4 AWD
M1HM 10W30, OEM

13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T
PPeL 5W30, OEM
Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: wemay] #4542129
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Getting Wemay to run 10W-30 would be a major breakthrough. I'd go out and buy a lottery ticket that day.

Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: wemay] #4542131
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Seems like the verbiage is pushing the owner towards 5/10W30 for a warm climate.
If you wanted to use the same oil for your wife's car, though, I don't think you're ever going to see a dexos1 Gen 2 10W30...whether that is a concern is totally up to you! I know that you are keeping up with LSPI developments for DIT engines.

Last edited by Virtus_Probi; 10/13/17 12:46 PM.

2014 Forester XT, 95000 miles
Last Change;
M1 0W30 AFE d1G2
Tokyo Roki 15208AA170 filter
Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: Nick1994] #4542161
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Originally Posted By: Nick1994
5w30 & 10w30 only in mine. Itíll never see a 5w20 or 0w20, it just isnít necessary.


AMEN my brother smile

I have a toyota and it may see 5w or 0w20 in a frankenblend



Re: '17 Sonata 2.4L OManual - what's your takeaway? [Re: wemay] #4542173
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I have to disagree with everyone. Either one will work fine, use what you want. I doubt you or the car will notice a difference. I dont think your climate makes much of a difference even if you use 5w20.


2007 Corolla Red Pearl 155k miles
PP 0w20 & ST 4967

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