What is the 2021 RAM 1500’s oil type?

I bought a brand-new 2021 RAM 1500 last year. The dealership offered one year of free oil changes, but that deal has finally expired. I think I’m going to change the oil myself—what type of oil does a 2021 RAM 1500 need?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Changing your own oil can help cut down on car ownership costs! If you want to treat your
RAM 1500
, fill it with 5W-20 motor oil. RAM suggests a full synthetic oil, although you can also use a blend or conventional oil type if price is a factor.
If your RAM 1500 has a 3.6-liter V-6, you’re going to need six quarts of motor oil. But if you have the zesty 5.7-liter HEMI V-8, you need seven quarts of 5W-20 motor oil.
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