What is the 2004 Honda CR-V’s oil type?

I’m trying to change my oil at home for the first time but I don’t know what kind of oil to buy. What kind of oil do I need to use in my 2004 Honda CR-V?

Ethan Daniel Moser · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Changing your car’s oil at home is a great way to save money on your automotive expenses! A 2004
Honda CR-V
requires the use of 5W-20 synthetic motor oil.
Here are some other tips for handling routine maintenance on your Honda CR-V:
  • Change your oil every 3,000 to 5,000 miles
  • Replace your wiper blades every six to 12 months
  • Get your CR-V’s wheels aligned every 5,000 to 10,000 miles
  • Replace your tires every 3 years or 36,000 to 45,000 miles
  • Test your battery every two years
You can ensure that your CR-V lasts as long as possible by making sure you’re following a regular maintenance schedule. By catching small problems early, you’ll be saving yourself a lot of time, money, and hassle in the long run.
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