Nissan Skyline Engine Oil Capacity & Specs: A Buyer’s Guide

Nissan Skyline Engine Oil Capacity & Specs: A Buyer’s Guide

Learn everything you need to know about the engine oil capacity and specifications for your Nissan Skyline. This guide includes information on all generations of the Skyline, as well as the recommended engine oil viscosity and change schedule.

Nissan Skyline Oil Change Schedule

  • First 3,000 miles or 3 months: Initial oil change
  • Every 3,000 miles or 3 months: Regular oil change
  • Every 10,000 miles or 12 months: Full synthetic oil change
  • Every 15,000 miles or 18 months: High mileage oil change

Nissan Skyline Engine Oil Information

YearGenerationEngineEngine Oil Capacity (with filter)Engine Oil Capacity (without filter)Engine Oil Viscosity and Specifications
1969-1972C10S204.5 liters4.0 litersSAE 30
1972-1977C20L20A5.5 liters5.0 litersSAE 30
1977-1981C210L20E4.5 liters4.0 litersSAE 30
1981-1989R31RB20E5.5 liters5.0 litersSAE 10W-30
1989-1994R32RB20DE4.6 liters4.2 litersSAE 10W-30
1994-1998R33RB25DE5.1 liters4.7 litersSAE 10W-30
1998-2002R34RB26DETT5.2 liters4.8 litersSAE 10W-30
2002-2007V35VQ35DE5.7 liters5.3 litersSAE 0W-20
2007-2013V36VQ35DE5.7 liters5.3 litersSAE 0W-20
2013-presentV37VR38DETT6.3 liters5.9 litersSAE 0W-40

Please note that these are just the general specifications, and the exact engine oil capacity and viscosity may vary depending on the specific model and market. It is always best to consult your owner’s manual for the exact specifications for your vehicle.