Recommended Engine Oil For Chevrolet Colorado

What is the correct engine oil for Chevrolet Colorado ? You need to use oil that is the recommended viscosity. This is the ‘thickness’ of the oil and is usually displayed prominently on the packaging. A high viscosity oil will be more treacle-like in consistency, whereas a low viscosity oil is thinner and more free-flowing. Different engines require different engine oils. In this article you will find guidelines for the United States and Canada.


Colorado, 2006-2012 (USA/CAN)

Chevrolet Colorado I


Colorado 2.8 16V, 2004 — 2006, Engine LK5


Liqui Moly Recommendation:

Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.97 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol EDGE 5W-30 U.S.

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30


Colorado 2.9 16V, 2006 — 2010, Engine LLV


Liqui Moly Recommendation:

Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.97 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol EDGE 5W-30 U.S.

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30
Quaker State SAE 5W-30


Colorado 2.9 16V, 2011 — 2012, Engine LLV

Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.97 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol EDGE 5W-30 U.S.

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30
Quaker State Synthetic Blend SAE 5W-30


Colorado 3.5 20V, 2004 — 2006, Engine L52


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 5.92 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol EDGE 5W-30 U.S.

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30
Quaker State SAE 5W-30


Colorado 3.7 20V, 2006 — 2010, Engine LLR


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol EDGE 5W-30 U.S.

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30
Quaker State SAE 5W-30


Colorado 3.7 20V, 2011 — 2012, Engine LLR


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol EDGE 5W-30 U.S.

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Synthetic Blend SAE 5W-30
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30


Colorado 5.3 V8, 2011 — 2012, Engine LH8/LH9


Liqui Moly Recommendation:

Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 12 months

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol EDGE 5W-30 U.S.

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30
Quaker State Synthetic Blend SAE 5W-30


Colorado 5.3 V8, 2009 — 2010, Engine LH8/LH9


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 12 months

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol EDGE 5W-30 U.S.

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30
Quaker State SAE 5W-30


Colorado (2014- )

Chevrolet Colorado II


Colorado 2.5 VVT DI, 2015 — 2017, Engine LCV


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 0W-20
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-20

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.97 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 12 months

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 0W-20
Castrol EDGE High Mileage 5W-20

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-20
Quaker State Synthetic Blend SAE 5W-20
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 0W-20


Colorado 2.5 VVT DI, 2017 — .., Engine LCV


Liqui Moly Recommendation:

Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 0W-20
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-20

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.97 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 12 months

Castrol EDGE 0W-20 U.S.
Castrol EDGE 5W-20 U.S.

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-20
Quaker State Synthetic Blend SAE 5W-20
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 0W-20


Colorado 2.5 VVT DI, 2014 — 2015, Engine LCV


Liqui Moly Recommendation:

Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 0W-20
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-20

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.97 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 12 months

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 0W-20
Castrol EDGE High Mileage 5W-20

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-20
Quaker State Synthetic Blend SAE 5W-20
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 0W-20


Colorado 2.8 Duramax, 2015 — .., Engine LWN


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Top Tec 4600 5W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation DPF 5W-30
Liqui Moly Synthoil High Tech 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Check 7500 miles Change 12 months

Castrol EDGE 5W-30 C3


Colorado 3.6 V6 VVT DI, 2014 — 2015, Engine LFX


Liqui Moly Recommendation:

Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 12 months

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol EDGE 5W-30 U.S.

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30
Quaker State Synthetic Blend SAE 5W-30


Colorado 3.6 V6 VVT DI, 2015 — 2016, Engine LFX


Liqui Moly Recommendation:

Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 12 months

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol EDGE 5W-30 U.S.

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30
Quaker State Synthetic Blend SAE 5W-30


Colorado 3.6 V6 VVT DI, 2016 — 2017, Engine LGZ


Liqui Moly Recommendation:

Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 12 months

Castrol EDGE 5W-30 U.S.
Castrol EDGE Extended Performance 5W-30

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30
Quaker State Synthetic Blend SAE 5W-30


Colorado 3.6 V6 VVT DI, 2017 — .., Engine LGZ


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 12 months

Castrol EDGE 5W-30 U.S.
Castrol EDGE Extended Performance 5W-30

Quaker State Recommendation:
Quaker State Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30
Quaker State Synthetic Blend SAE 5W-30

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