Recommended Engine Oil For Honda Pilot



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 Honda Pilot 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.


Pilot, YF1/YF2, 2003-2008 (USA / CAN)

Honda Pilot, YF1/YF2


Pilot 3.5 V6, 2003 – 2004, Engine 4/1


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-20
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-20

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 5.07 US quarts (Service fill), Service Intervals -Normal:Change 7500 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 3750 miles/ 6 months

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

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


Pilot 3.5 V6 2WD, 2005-2008, Engine 4/1


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-20
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-20

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.54 US quarts (Service fill), Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

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

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

Pilot 3.5 V6 AWD, 2005-2008, Engine 4/1

Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-20
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-20

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.54 US quarts (Service fill), Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

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

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


Pilot, YF3/YF4, 2009-2015 (USA / CAN)

Honda Pilot, YF3/YF4


Pilot 3.5 V6 2WD, 2009-2009, Engine J35Z4


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-20
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-20

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.54 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

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

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


Pilot 3.5 V6 2WD, 2010 – 2011, Engine J35Z4


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-20
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-20

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.54 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

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

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


Pilot 3.5 V6 2WD, 2012 – 2015, Engine J35Z4

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.54 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

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

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




Pilot 3.5 V6 4WD, 2012 – 2012, Engine J35Z4


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.54 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

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

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


Pilot 3.5 V6 4WD, 2013 – 2015, Engine J35Z4


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.54 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

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

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


Pilot 3.5 V6 4WD, 2009 – 2009, Engine J35Z4


Liqui Moly Recommendation:

Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-20
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-20

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.54 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

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

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


Pilot 3.5 V6 4WD, 2010 – 2011, Engine J35Z4


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 5W-20
Liqui Moly Molygen New Generation 5W-20

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.54 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

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

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


Pilot, YF5/YF6 (2015- )

Honda Pilot, YF5/YF6


Pilot 3.5 V6 2WD, 2015 — .., Engine J35Y6


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 5.71 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

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

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

Pilot 3.5 V6 4WD, 2015 — .., Engine J35Y6

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 5.71 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 12 months

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

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





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