Recommended Engine Oil For Chevrolet Suburban



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 Suburban 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.


Suburban, GMT830, 1999-2006 (USA/CAN)

Chevrolet Suburban, GMT830


Suburban 5.3 V8, 1999 — 2001, Engine LM7


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Top Tec 4200 5W-30
Liqui Moly Top Tec 4600 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec LL 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec V 0W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 10W-30
Liqui Moly Leichtlauf High Tech 5W-40
Liqui Moly Leichtlauf High Tech LL 5W-30
Liqui Moly Leichtlauf HC 7 5W-30
Liqui Moly Synthoil High Tech 5W-30
Liqui Moly Optimal HT Synth 5W-30
Liqui Moly Synthoil Longtime 0W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts, Filter capacity 1.00 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 9400 miles/ 12 months

Castrol GTX High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol GTX High Mileage 10W-30

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


Suburban 5.3 V8, 2002 — 2005, Engine L59/LM7

Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 10W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts, Filter capacity 1.00 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

Castrol GTX High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol GTX High Mileage 10W-30

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


Suburban 5.3 V8, 2006 — 2006, Engine (4×4)

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:
Filter capacity 0.528 US quarts, 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


Suburban 6.0 V8, 2006 — 2006, Engine L76

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:
Filter capacity 0.528 US quarts, 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


Suburban 6.0 V8, 2002 — 2005, Engine LQ4

Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 10W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts, Filter capacity 1.00 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

Castrol GTX High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol GTX High Mileage 10W-30

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


Suburban 6.0 V8, 2000 — 2001, Engine LQ4

Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Top Tec 4200 5W-30
Liqui Moly Top Tec 4600 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec DX1 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec LL 5W-30
Liqui Moly Special Tec V 0W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-30
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 10W-30
Liqui Moly Leichtlauf High Tech 5W-40
Liqui Moly Leichtlauf High Tech LL 5W-30
Liqui Moly Leichtlauf HC 7 5W-30
Liqui Moly Synthoil High Tech 5W-30
Liqui Moly Optimal HT Synth 5W-30
Liqui Moly Synthoil Longtime 0W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts, Filter capacity 1.00 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 9400 miles/ 12 months

Castrol GTX High Mileage 5W-30
Castrol GTX High Mileage 10W-30

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


Suburban 8.1 V8, 2001 — 2006, Engine L18

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 6.45 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
Quaker State SAE 5W-30


Suburban, GMT931, 2007-2013 (USA/CAN)

Chevrolet Suburban, GMT931

Suburban 1500 5.3 V8, 2011 — 2013, Engine LMG/LC9

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


Suburban 1500 6.0 V8, 2011 — 2013, Engine L96

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


Suburban 1500 6.0 V8, 2007 — 2010, Engine

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


Suburban 2500 5.3 V8, 2011 — 2013, Engine LMG/LC9

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


Suburban 2500 6.0 V8, 2011 — 2013, Engine L96

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


Suburban 2500 6.0 V8, 2007 — 2010, Engine

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


Suburban 5.3 V8, 2007 — 2010, Engine (4×4)

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:
Filter capacity 0.528 US quarts, 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


Suburban (2015- )

Chevrolet Suburban


Suburban 5.3 V8, 2015 — 2017, Engine L83 EcoTec3

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 8.03-8.45 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 12 months

Castrol EDGE High Mileage 0W-20
Castrol EDGE 0W-20 U.S.


Suburban 5.3 V8, 2017 — 2018, Engine L83 EcoTec3 2

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 8.03-8.45 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 12 months

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


Suburban 5.3 V8, 2018 — .., Engine L83 EcoTec3

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 8.03-8.45 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 12 months

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


Suburban 6.2 V8, 2018 — .., Engine L86 EcoTec3

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 8.03 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 7500 miles/ 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




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