Recommended Engine Oil For Toyota Prius



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 Toyota Prius 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.


Prius, XW10, 2001-2003 (USA/CAN)

Toyota Prius, XW10


Prius (CAN/USA) NHW11, 2001 — 2002, Engine 1NZ-FXE

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 3.91 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 4.33 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 7500 miles/ 6 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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


Prius (CAN/USA) NHW11, 2002 — 2003, Engine 1NZ-FXE

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 3.91 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 4.33 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Change 7500 miles/ 6 months -Severe:Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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


Prius, XW20, 2004-2009 (USA/CAN)

Toyota Prius, XW20


Prius (CAN/USA) NHW20, 2006 — 2009, Engine 1NZ-FXE

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 3.91 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 4.33 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):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


Prius (CAN/USA) NHW20, 2004 — 2005, Engine 1NZ-FXE

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 3.91 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 4.33 US quarts (Dry fill), Filter capacity 0.317 US quarts, Service Intervals -Flexible (max):Change 5000 miles/ 6 months

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


Prius, XW30 (2010- )

Toyota Prius, XW30


Prius (CAN) ZVW30, 2010 — 2010, Engine 2ZR-FXE

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.44 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 4.97 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


Prius (CAN/USA) ZVW30, 2011 — 2015, Engine 2ZR-FXE

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.44 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 4.97 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


Prius PHV (USA/CAN) ZVW35, 2012 — 2015, Engine 2ZR-FXE

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.44 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 4.97 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


Prius V (USA/CAN) ZFW41, 2012 — 2016, Engine 2ZR-FXE

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



Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.44 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 4.97 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


Prius C (2012- )

Toyota Prius C


Prius C (CAN/USA) NHP10, 2012-.., Engine 1NZ-FXE

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 3.91 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 4.33 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


Prius, XW50 (2016- )

Toyota Prius, XW50


Prius (CAN/USA), 2016 — 2018, Engine 2ZR-FXE

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.44 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 4.97 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


Prius (CAN/USA), 2018 — .., Engine 2ZR-FXE

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 3.80 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Check 30000 miles/ 36 months -Severe:Check 30000 miles/ 36 months Change 60000 miles/ 72 months

Castrol Transmax Full Synthetic Multi-Vehicle ATF

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


Prius AWD-e (CAN/USA), 2018 — .., Engine 2ZR-FXE

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 1.27 US quarts, Service Intervals -Severe:Change 60000 miles/ 72 months

Castrol Transmax Full Synthetic Multi-Vehicle ATF

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


Prius Prime (CAN/USA), 2019 — .., Engine 2ZR-FXE

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 3.91 US quarts, Service Intervals -Normal:Check 30000 miles/ 36 months -Severe:Check 30000 miles/ 36 months Change 60000 miles/ 72 months

Castrol Transmax Full Synthetic Multi-Vehicle ATF

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


Prius Prime (CAN/USA), 2017 — 2018, Engine 2ZR-FXE

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

Castrol Recommendation:
Capacity 4.44 US quarts (Service fill), Capacity 4.97 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



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