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    Results 1 - 20 of 20 Order Motor Oil - Vehicle Specific for your Mazda CX-5 and pick it Your manufacturer will specify the oil change interval and oil type.

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    Learn how to change the oil on your Mazda CX-5 with a L engine. of this SkyActiv motor, it's important that the specified weight oil be used with no variation.

    Color meanings of Mazda warning lights. Mazda calls for an oil change every 5, miles under normal use. Should I be concerned? Saved searches Saved listings Financing Inbox Sign in. The Mazda Engine Oil Maintenance Monitor in new Mazda vehicles also uses 0W oil for its calculations, so if you want to have it accurately measure the percentage of your oil life remaining, then it is best to stick with the recommended one.

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    Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 15 of Oil Weight for SkyActiv 2. Does anyone know if there's any differences in the engine that would warrant this? I'd really prefer to use the 5w30 oil and I believe the 0w20 is only spec'd because Mazda's trying to pump up their CAFE fleet fuel economy numbers. I don't think 0w20 contributes that much economy to an individual vehicle maybe a couple tenths of mpg.

    It only makes a difference across a huge fleet of vehicles so it's much more important to Mazda than me. Last edited by Buddywh2; at Yep, it's specced for fuel economy and better cold protection. A majority of engine wear happens at cold start, when most of the oil has drained to be pan.

    A lower weight oil, will flow faster to those 'starved' locations to reduce engine wear. If you prefer to run 5w, that is up to you. Originally Posted by inlinev. There is no difference in engines that require some Mazda engines to use 0w20 and others to use 5w Originally Posted by Unobtanium.

    People don't much understand oil thickness, I've found. That said, Mazda says put in it, and I'll put in it. Because I doubt it matters a hill of beans, and this way my warranty is in just that much less jeopardy for the next 70K miles. Last edited by Unobtanium; at Originally Posted by Buddywh2. I'm thinking more the extended performance oil Oh, and it's widely available at Wallyworld's everywhere!

    I prefer the thinner oil, with a good add-pack. UOA's have shown it's fine in most vehicles. Last edited by piotrek91; at The standard calculation weight for oil is 7. Gotta do that weight and balance! When cold, a 0W will flow faster than a 5W.

    The colder you get, the bigger the difference. When very cold, the oil has to let the engine "crank" first, then it has to be able to be pumped.

    Both cranking and pumping performance are measured at very cold temps to classify the XW part of the viscosity. At "operating" temp, a 30 has more resistance to flow vs a A 20 gets slightly better fuel economy, without sacrificing wear protection when its use is ok'd. Every little bit helps! Some countries may not have the latest oil viscosities available. The quality of lubes may vary more as well.

    A historically more common thicker viscosity oil may be a available, and b provide more of a safety factor if an oil blender cuts corners. Last edited by OilGuy; at Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind - Romans I agree engine starts causes the most engine wear if all else is sound.

    The problem with 20 is in very hot weather the oil will get a little too thin and doesn't meet the OEM specs High Temperature Shearing for proper engine protection as you live closer to the Equator like Mexico, therefore 30 weight is recommended. Don't jump all over me because I used Amsoil just as a comparison for a wide range of oil grades on one chart.

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