What is the 2006 Toyota Corolla’s oil type?

I’m planning on changing the oil in my 2006 Toyota Corolla but I want to make sure I do it correctly. What type of oil should I use as the replacement?

Sean Boehme · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
The popular oil choice for a
2006 Toyota Corolla
is 5W-30. This is a synthetic motor oil that should keep your Toyota running smoothly no matter the temperature outside. The 2006 Corolla has a 4.4-quart oil capacity.
Some people choose to change their oil every three months or so, but
your schedule
should revolve around the miles you drive. Some experts recommend changing your oil after putting 5,000 miles on your car, while others advocate for changing it more often.
If you’ve never changed your oil before, you should ask a friend to show you the ropes or watch an example video online. Some benefits of changing your oil include:
Saving money Avoiding a trip to the mechanic Learning a valuable skill
If you decide to take your Corolla to
a mechanic
instead of changing the oil yourself, make sure you know up-front how much they are going to charge you. Somewhere between $40 to $60 is the standard price for an oil change.
After you’ve gotten your 2006 Toyota Corolla’s oil taken care of it’s time to start thinking about your car insurance. Revisiting your car insurance every six months is a great way to save money and the
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