What’s the 2008 Nissan Sentra’s oil type?

My brother is letting me borrow his car, but part of the deal of him lending it to me is that I have to keep up with any maintenance that comes along. What type of oil will I need?

Maxine Boyko · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
What a nice and responsible brother! The
2008 Nissan Sentra
takes 5W-30 oil.
The 4.1-quart capacity engine will run best with synthetic oil, and you should be sure to change it every 7,500 miles or one year—whichever comes first.
Using synthetic-based oil over standard oil will help prevent deposit build-up which can damage your engine over time. Plus, with
regular maintenance
, you can extend your engine’s life and enjoy better gas mileage and performance.
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