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Mazda 6 Owners Manual: Recommended Oil

U.S.A. and CANADA

Use SAE 0W-20 engine oil.

Mazda Genuine Oil is used in your Mazda vehicle. Mazda Genuine 0W-20 Oil is required to achieve optimum fuel economy.

For maintenance service, Mazda recommends Mazda Genuine Parts and Castrol® (U.S.A. only).


Only use SAE 0W-20 oil “Certified For Gasoline Engines” by the American Petroleum Institute (API).

Oil with this trademark symbol conforms to the current engine and emission system protection standards and fuel economy requirements of the International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC), comprised of U.S. and Japanese automobile manufacturers.


Except U.S.A. and CANADA

Use SAE 5W-30 engine oil.

Oil container labels provide important information.

A chief contribution this type of oil makes to fuel economy is reducing the amount of fuel necessary to overcome engine friction.

For maintenance service, Mazda recommends Mazda Genuine Parts and Castrol® (Mexico only).


(Mexico)

Use SAE 5W-30 engine oil. If SAE 5W-30 engine oil is not available, use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.

The quality designation SM, or ILSAC must be on the label.


Engine Oil
NOTE Changing the engine oil should be performed by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. ...

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