What is the 2012 Ford Fusion oil type?

My dad wants me to change the oil on my 2012 Ford Fusion, but I don’t even know where to start. What kind of oil does it use?

Olivia Rose · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
We understand the overwhelm of changing oil for the first time—but trust us, it’s a great skill to learn! The 2012
Ford Fusion
oil type is 5W-20 synthetic. You should be able to find it at any store that sells motor oil, like O’Reilly Auto Parts.
Wondering how often you should change your oil? Experts recommend every 3,000-5,000 miles—and you’ll need to do it sooner if you’re changing the oil for the first time on a brand new car.
Older cars tend to burn through gas more quickly, too—so for the 2012 Ford Fusion, we recommend keeping a container of 5W-20 in the trunk of your car in case your oil is ever running low.
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