Mitsubishi Eclipse ENGINE OIL Capacity and Specifications
Mitsubishi Eclipse engine oil capacity, viscosity, and specifications for based on the engine year. Choosing the right engine oil is crucial for optimal performance and to safeguard the engine against damage. The table provides comprehensive details on engine oil capacity with and without the filter, as well as the recommended viscosity and oil specifications for each model year. For the 1995-1999 models, the engine oil capacity ranges from 3.25 quarts (3 liters) without the filter to 3.75 quarts (3.5 liters) with the filter. It is recommended to use 5W-30 or 10W-30 viscosity oil meeting the API SL or higher specification. Similarly, for the 2000-2005 models, the engine oil capacity ranges from 3.5 quarts (3.3 liters) without the filter to 4 quarts (3.8 liters) with the filter, with a recommended viscosity of 5W-30 or 10W-30 and an API SM or higher specification. For the 2006-2012 models, the recommended viscosity is 5W-20 with the specified oil capacity and API SM or higher specification. Additionally, the 2013-2015 and 2016-present models require 0W-20 viscosity oil with the respective oil capacities and API SN or SP specifications. Please consult your owner’s manual for precise engine oil capacity information specific to your vehicle.
|Engine Year||Engine Oil Capacity with Filter||Engine Oil Capacity without Filter||Engine Oil Viscosity||Engine Oil Specifications|
|1995-1999||3.75 quarts (3.5 liters)||3.25 quarts (3 liters)||5W-30 or 10W-30||API SL or higher|
|2000-2005||4 quarts (3.8 liters)||3.5 quarts (3.3 liters)||5W-30 or 10W-30||API SM or higher|
|2006-2012||4 quarts (3.8 liters)||3.5 quarts (3.3 liters)||5W-20||API SM or higher|
|2013-2015||4.5 quarts (4.3 liters)||4 quarts (3.8 liters)||0W-20||API SN or higher|
|2016-Present||4.5 quarts (4.3 liters)||4 quarts (3.8 liters)||0W-20||API SP or higher|
**Note:** The engine oil capacity may vary depending on the specific vehicle and engine. Always consult your owner’s manual for the exact engine oil capacity for your vehicle.
To ensure optimal engine performance and longevity of your Mitsubishi Eclipse, adhere to the recommended oil change maintenance schedule. It is generally advisable to change the engine oil and oil filter every 5,000 to 7,500 miles or every 6 to 12 months, whichever comes first. However, please refer to your owner’s manual for the precise oil change intervals recommended by the manufacturer. Regular oil changes help maintain proper lubrication, engine cleanliness, and overall performance, ensuring your Mitsubishi Eclipse runs smoothly and efficiently for years to come.