Recommended Engine Oil For Chevrolet Cruze



Motor oils have different quality rating and viscosity characteristics. Variety of these parameters is based on vehicle’s engine type. In this article we list the motor oils for Chevrolet Cruze vehicles. The list is based on the recommendations of the vehicle’s manufacturer.
It is necessary to consider that using the right and an appropriate motor oil is vitally important to get the most benefit for your engine type. Using the wrong oil may harm and damage the engine of your car. We provide recommendations for USA market and for vehicles driven in normal operating conditions. To select motor oils for extremely hot or extremely cold weathers and also for vehicles driven in severe operating conditions please refer to the owner’s manual for your car or contact the official representative of the carmaker in your region.


Cruze, J300, 2010-2016 (USA/CAN)

Chevrolet Cruze, J300


Cruze 1.4 Ecotec VVT Turbo, 2010 — 2012, Engine LUJ


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.23 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


Cruze 1.4 Ecotec VVT Turbo, 2012 — 2016, Engine LUV


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.23 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


Cruze 1.8 Ecotec VVT Turbo, 2010 — 2016, Engine LUW/LWE


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.23-4.76 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


Cruze 2.0 Turbo Diesel DOHC, 2014 — 2016, Engine LUZ


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 4.76 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 12 months



Castrol EDGE 5W-30 C3


Cruze (2016- )

Chevrolet Cruze II


Cruze 1.4 Turbo DOHC, 2016 — 2017, Engine LE2


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.23 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Check 7500 miles Change 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


Cruze 1.4 Turbo DOHC, 2018 — .., Engine LE2


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.23 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Check 7500 miles Change 12 months

Castrol EDGE 0W-20 U.S.
Castrol EDGE Extended Performance 0W-20

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


Cruze 1.6 Turbo Diesel DOHC, 2018 -.., Engine LH7


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 5.28 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Check 7500 miles Change 12 months

Castrol EDGE 5W-30 C3


Cruze 1.6 Turbo Diesel DOHC, 2016 — 2017, Engine LH7


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 5.28 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Check 7500 miles Change 12 months

Castrol EDGE 5W-30 C3





Link to the main publication