What is the 2001 Toyota Corolla’s oil type?

I just bought an old Toyota and am going to use it to practice my car repair skills. I need to make a run to the auto parts store to get some supplies. What’s the oil type of a 2001 Toyota Corolla?

Amber Reed · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
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A 2001
Toyota Corolla’s
oil type is 5W-30. The owner’s manual states that this type is ideal for fuel economy and cold weather performance. It also specifies that no matter what brand you get, make sure it has the American Petroleum Institute (API) seal on it.
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