What is the 2004 Mazda 3’s oil type?

My dad just bought a new car a few months ago and gave me his old Mazda 3. I know it needs an oil change, but I’ve never scheduled one before. What is the 2004 Mazda 3’s oil type?

Amber Reed · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
A 2004
Mazda 3
needs 5W-20 full synthetic motor oil, but you only need to know that information if you’re going to change your car’s oil yourself. When you call a garage or dealership service center to schedule an oil change, you’ll only be asked for your car’s make and model—the mechanic will know what kind of motor oil to use!
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