What is the 2013 Kia Optima oil type?

I own a 2013 Kia Optima. To save money on ownership costs and maintenance, I’ve decided I’m going to start changing the oil myself. My only issue is that I lost the owner’s manual, so I don’t know what oil to use. What is the oil type on the 2013 Kia Optima?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
If you want to change your oil yourself to save cash, the 2013
Kia Optima’s
oil type is 5W-20 oil. With this engine oil, you get the best performance and fuel economy.
However, other engine oils can also be used. According to Kia, you can also use the following motor oils depending on which engine you have:
  • 2.0-liter four-cylinder: 5W-20, 5W-30, and 5W-40
  • 2.4-liter four-cylinder: 5W-20 5W-30, 10W-30
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