Recommended Engine Oil For Lexus Is



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 Lexus Is 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.

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IS, XE10, 1998-2005 (USA/CAN)

Lexus IS, XE10


IS 300 (CAN/USA), 2001 — 2002, Engine 2JZ-GE


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Top Tec 4200 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 Molygen New Generation 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 5.71 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 6.97 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 7500 miles/ 6 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 4 months

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

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


IS 300 (CAN/USA), 2002 — 2003, Engine 2JZ-GE


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Top Tec 4200 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 Molygen New Generation 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 5.71 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 6.97 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 7500 miles/ 6 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 4 months

Castrol GTX 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


IS 300 (CAN/USA), 2003 — 2005, Engine 2JZ-GE


Liqui Moly Recommendation:
Liqui Moly Top Tec 4200 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 Molygen New Generation 5W-30

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 5.71 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 6.97 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

Castrol GTX 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


IS, XE20, 2005-2015 (USA/CAN)

Lexus IS, XE20


IS 250 2WD (CAN/USA), 2011 — 2013, Engine 4GR-FSE


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.66 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 7.61 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 10000 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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


IS 250 2WD (CAN/USA), 2006 — 2010, Engine 4GR-FSE


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 6.66 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 7.61 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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


IS 250 AWD (CAN/USA), 2011 — 2013, Engine 4GR-FSE


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.76 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 7.61 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 10000 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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


IS 250 AWD (CAN/USA), 2006 — 2010, Engine 4GR-FSE


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 6.76 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 7.61 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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


IS 250 C (CAN/USA), 2010 — 2010, Engine 4GR-FSE


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 6.66 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 7.61 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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


IS 250 C (CAN/USA), 2011 — 2015, Engine 4GR-FSE


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.66 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 7.61 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 10000 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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


IS 350 (CAN/USA), 2006 — 2010, Engine 2GR-FSE


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 6.66 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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


IS 350 2WD (CAN/USA), 2011 — 2013, Engine 2GR-FSE


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 6.66 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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


IS 350 4WD (CAN/USA), 2011 — 2013, Engine 2GR-FSE


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 6.76 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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


IS 350 C (CAN/USA), 2010 — 2012, Engine 2GR-FSE


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 6.66 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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




IS 350 C (CAN/USA), 2013 — 2015, Engine 2GR-FSE


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 6.66 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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


IS F (CAN/USA), 2008 — 2009, Engine 2UR-GSE


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 9.83 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 11.1 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 1.16 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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


IS F (CAN/USA), 2010 — 2012, Engine 2UR-GSE


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 9.83 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 11.1 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 1.16 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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


IS F (CAN/USA), 2013 — 2014, Engine 2UR-GSE


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 9.83 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 11.1 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 1.16 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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



IS, XE30 (2014- )

Lexus IS, XE30


IS 200t (CAN/USA) ASE30, 2016 — 2017, Engine 8AR-FTS


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.86 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 5.81 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 10000 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 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


IS 250 2WD (CAN/USA) USE30/GSE31, 2014 — 2015, Engine 4GR-FSE


Liqui Moly Recommendation:

Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 0W-20

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.55 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 7.61 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 10000 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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


IS 250 AWD (CAN/USA) USE30/GSE31, 2014 — 2015, Engine 4GR-FSE


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.76 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 10000 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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


IS 300 (CAN/USA) ASE30, 2018 — .., Engine 8AR-FTS


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.76 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 10000 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 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


IS 300 AWD (CAN/USA), 2018 — .., Engine 2GR-FKS


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.76 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 10000 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 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


IS 300 AWD (CAN/USA), 2016 — 2017, Engine 2GR-FSE


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.76 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 10000 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 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


IS 350 2WD (CAN/USA) GSE30, 2018 — .., Engine 2GR-FKS


Liqui Moly Recommendation:

Liqui Moly Special Tec AA 0W-20

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.02 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.211 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 10000 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 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


IS 350 2WD (CAN/USA) GSE30, 2014 — 2017, Engine 2GR-FSE


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.55 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 10000 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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


IS 350 AWD (CAN/USA) GSE30, 2018 — .., Engine 2GR-FKS


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.76 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 10000 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 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


IS 350 AWD (CAN/USA) GSE30, 2014 — 2017, Engine 2GR-FSE


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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 6.76 US quarts (Service fill), Filter capacity 0.423 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 10000 miles/ 12 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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

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



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