Mitsubishi Lancer Owners Manual

Selection of engine oil
Maintenance / Engine oil / Selection of engine oil

Petrol-powered vehicles without turbo

Mitsubishi Lancer: Selection of engine oil. ► Select engine oil of the proper SAE viscosity number according to the atmospheric

► Select engine oil of the proper SAE viscosity number according to the atmospheric temperature.

SAE 0W-20, 0W-30, 5W-30 and 5W-40 engine oils can only be used if they meet ACEA A3/B3, A3/B4 or A5/B5 and API SM or higher specifications.

► Use engine oil conforming to the following classification: • API classification: “For service SM” or higher
• ILSAC certificated oil
• ACEA classification:
“For service A1/B1, A3/B3, A3/B4 or A5/B5”

Mitsubishi Lancer: Selection of engine oil. ► Use of additives is not recommended since they may reduce the effectiveness Note

► Use of additives is not recommended since they may reduce the effectiveness of additives already included in the engine oil. It may result in failure of the mechanical assembly.

Petrol-powered vehicles with turbocharge

Mitsubishi Lancer: Selection of engine oil. ► Select engine oil of the proper SAE viscosity number according to the atmospheric

► Select engine oil of the proper SAE viscosity number according to the atmospheric temperature.

SAE 5W-30, 0W-30 and 0W-40 engine oil can only be used if it meets ACEA A3/B3, A3/B4 or A5/B5 and API SM or higher specifications.

► SAE 0W-30 and 0W-40 engine oil are recommended to use to improve engine startability on a very cold weather condition.

► Use engine oil conforming to the following classification: • API classification: “For service SM” or higher
• ILSAC certificated oil
• ACEA classification:
“For service A1/B1, A3/B3, A3/B4 or A5/B5”

Mitsubishi Lancer: Selection of engine oil. ► Use of additives is not recommended since they may reduce the effectiveness Note

► Use of additives is not recommended since they may reduce the effectiveness of additives already included in the engine oil. It may result in failure of the mechanical assembly.

Diesel-powered vehicles

Mitsubishi Lancer: Selection of engine oil. ► Select engine oil of the proper SAE viscosity number according to the atmospheric

► Select engine oil of the proper SAE viscosity number according to the atmospheric temperature.

► Use engine oil conforming to the following classification: • ACEA classification:
“For service C1, C2, C3 or C4”
• JASO classification:
“For service DL-1”
If those classifications are not available, contact a MITSUBISHI MOTORS Authorized Service Point.

Mitsubishi Lancer: Selection of engine oil. ► Use of additives is not recommended since they may reduce the effectiveness Note

► Use of additives is not recommended since they may reduce the effectiveness of additives already included in the engine oil. It may result in failure of the mechanical assembly.


© 2021 www.mitsuguide.com. All Rights Reserved.