Recommended Engine Oil For Chevrolet Malibu

In this article you will find out — what engine lubricant suits Chevrolet Malibu? One can argue that the variety of motor oil brands can be even richer than that of car brands. Engine oils differ in quality and viscosity grades. Fuel consumption and launch of engine depend upon viscosity. The use of unsuitable oil can result in engine breakdown! Thus, we highly recommend you to read car manufacturers’ instructions on oil selection. Below, our team is willing to propose a broad range of engine oils suitable for Chevrolet Malibu .
We hope this data will help you to choose oil most suitable for you, recommended for the US, under normal conditions. In case your region has abnormal weather conditions (too low or too high temperatures), as well as for severe operating conditions, we kindly ask you to refer to your car instruction, or contact official representative Chevrolet in your region.


Malibu Maxx, 2004-2007 (USA/CAN)

Chevrolet Malibu Maxx


Malibu Maxx 3.5 V6, 2004 — 2007, Engine LZ4

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 4.02 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


Malibu Maxx SS 3.9 V6, 2006 — 2007, Engine LZ9

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 4.02 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

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


Malibu, 2004-2008 (USA/CAN)

Chevrolet Malibu VI


Malibu 2.2 16V, 2004 — 2008, Engine L61

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


Malibu 3.5 V6, 2004 — 2006, Engine LX9

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 4.02 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


Malibu 3.5 V6, 2007 — 2008, Engine LZ4

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 4.02 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


Malibu SS 3.9 V6, 2006 — 2007, Engine LZ9

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 4.02 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

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


Malibu, 2008-2012 (USA/CAN)

Chevrolet Malibu VII


Malibu 2.4 16V, 2008 — 2010, Engine LE5

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


Malibu 2.4 16V, 2011 — 2012, Engine LE5

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


Malibu 2.4 16V flexfuel, 2011 — 2012, Engine LE9

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


Malibu 2.4 16V flexfuel, 2008 — 2010, Engine LE9

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


Malibu 3.5 V6, 2008 — 2010, Engine LZ4

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 4.02 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 Full Synthetic SAE 10W-30
Quaker State SAE 5W-30


Malibu 3.6 V6, 2011 — 2012, Engine LY7

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 5.49 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


Malibu 3.6 V6, 2007 — 2010, Engine LY7

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 5.49 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


Malibu, 2012-2016 (USA/CAN)

Chevrolet Malibu VIII


Malibu 2.0 VVT Turbo, 2013 — 2015, Engine LTG

Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-20
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.97 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


Malibu 2.4 Ecotec VVT DI, 2013 — 2015, Engine LUK

Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-20
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.97 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


Malibu 2.5 VVT, 2013 — 2016, Engine LCV


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-20
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30

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

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 5W-20
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


Malibu Limited 2.5 VVT, 2016 — 2016, 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):Check 7500 miles Change 12 months

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


Malibu (2016- )

Chevrolet Malibu IX


Malibu 1.5 Ecotec Turbo, 2016 — 2017, Engine LFV


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


Malibu 1.5 Ecotec Turbo, 2017 — 2018, Engine LFV

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


Malibu 1.5 Ecotec Turbo, 2019 — .., Engine LFV

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


Malibu 2.0 Ecotec Turbo, 2016 — 2016, Engine LTG

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 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


Malibu 2.0 Ecotec Turbo, 2017 — .., Engine LTG

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 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


Malibu Hybrid 1.8 Ecotec, 2016 — .., Engine LKN

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 5.28 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Check 7500 miles Change 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

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