2013 Nissan Sentra - Which oil

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#1

Is standard 5W30 safe for my 2013 Sentra?


#2

What does your owners manual say? What does the oil cap in your engine say?

I think your manual says to use 0W20, NOT 5W30. It also say unapproved viscosities can damage your engine.


#3

It does

Ironically it says this too :wink:

@Gary13 Give that leftover 5W30 away to someone who needs it. Btw, I think 0W-20 only comes in full synthetic


#4

There is 0w20 semi-synthetic, sold under the Honda label

I’m just stating that for informational purposes . . . I’m not suggesting OP buy it from the Honda dealer

Napa occasionally has their synthetic oil on sale, as does Costco. I sure as heck wouldn’t pay full price for engine oil. Why pay full price, if you can wait a few months, buy it on sale and stock up?


#5

Yup!
Every 2 or 3 months, Costco has Mobil-1 on sale for a drastically-reduced price. That is when I stock-up for my friend, whose Rav consumes a qt every 1,000 miles or so.


#6

I stocked up a few months ago, as you did . . . 5w30, 5w20 and 0w20, for the various family cars I service at home