The 2006 Subaru Forester has a 2.5 L 4Cylinder engine that needS5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil. The amount that it takes iS4.5 quarts with a filter and the torque for the drain plug iS33 ft/lbs. 5W-30 means that 5 is the thickness or the viscosity of the oil on startup, W is for winteR-Classification and 30 is the thickness or the viscosity at operating …
FAQ 2006 subaru forester xt oil type
What kind of oil does the Subaru Forester use?
Subaru says 5W-30 is "preferred", and that 10W-30 or 10W-40 is OK for ambient temperatures above 0F. Synthetic engine oil of the same grades will work.
What kind of oil does the Subaru XT take?
Subaru says 5W-30 is "preferred", and that 10W-30 or 10W-40 is OK for ambient temperatures above 0F. Synthetic engine oil of the same grades will work. German Castrol ("GC") 0W-30 full synthetic appears to be a popular choice for the XT’s turbo engine.
How often should I change the oil in my Subaru Forester?
Change interval. 3700 miles/ 6 months. Oil type. 5W-30. Engine. Forester 2.5 XT (USA) Capacity. 4,2 L. Change interval.
What is the best engine oil for a turbo Subaru?
Rotella T6 5w40 is seemingly an ideal oil for turbo subarus, despite it being a 40 weight, rather than a 30 weight. It also happens to be cheaper than most other synthetics.
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