What is the 2016 Dodge Charger’s oil type?

I’ve heard that different cars need different oils, but I have no clue how to tell which car needs what. I’m new to car ownership and need a little guidance. Which kind of oil type do I need for a 2016 Dodge Charger?

Joshua Levy · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
The 2016
Dodge Charger
takes SAE 5W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil. You can find more information about your engine in the car’s owner’s manual or online.
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