If it is not up top under cap,it will be under back side of engine near oil pan. 2 people found this helpful. The oil filter on the 2.5L 4-cylinder Ecotec is on the front of the motor and it uses a spin-on oil filter.

Thereof, what oil does a Chevy Malibu 2016 take?

Notes: Full synthetic. 5W-30. 5 quarts container.

Secondly, how many quarts does a 2016 Chevy Malibu take? Model: Chevrolet Malibu (USA)

EngineCapacity/Filter
Malibu 1.5 Ecotec Turbo (2016 – )LFV4 l 4.23 US Quarts / Filter: n/a
Malibu Hybrid 1.8 Ecotec (2016 – )LKN5 l 5.28 US Quarts / Filter: n/a
Malibu 2.0 VVT Turbo (2013 – 2015)LTG4.7 l 4.97 US Quarts / Filter: n/a
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Similarly, how much oil does a 2016 Chevy Malibu LT take?

Engine Oil Capacities: With filter 4.2 quarts After refill check oil level.

What is Dexos oil?

Dexos engine oil specification is designed by GM Powertrain engineers and is intended specifically for GM engines. Dexos is designed to increase fuel efficiency, extend the life of the vehicles emissions system, reduce oil changes and extend the life of the vehicle.

Related Question Answers

How many quarts of oil does a Chevy Malibu take?

4 quarts

What type of oil does a 2015 Chevy Malibu take?

There are 2 engine oil recommendations for the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu. Models with L engines take a 0W-20 or 5W-20 viscosity and oil that meets dexos1 standards. Models that have X engines take a 5W-30 viscosity and oil that meets dexos1 standards. A 0W-30 can be used on the X engine models as well.

How do you change your oil?

Steps for changing your oil
  1. Check the type and amount of oil needed.
  2. Get together your filter, wrenches, and other supplies.
  3. Prepare your vehicle.
  4. Locate the oil filter and drain plug.
  5. Drain the oil.
  6. Tighten the drain plug.
  7. Change the oil filter.
  8. Add the new oil.

What oil should I use in my car?

A 5W oil is typically what's recommended for winter use. However, synthetic oils can be formulated to flow even more easily when cold, so they are able to pass tests that meet the 0W rating.

How many quarts of oil does a 2015 Chevy Malibu take?

5.0 quarts

Where is the oil filter on a 2010 Chevy Malibu?

If it's the 2.4L ecotec it is next to the right side of the intake manifold a little below it mounted on the front of the engine block. It is a canister type filter the top of the housing for the filter must be removed and a new oring lubricated and installed.

How many quarts of oil does a 2014 Chevy Malibu take?

Answer. Olivia J. responded: The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu has a capacity 6.3qt/ 6.0L for the 2.0L engine and 5.0qt/4.7L for the 2.5L engine.

How many quarts of oil does a 2013 Chevy Malibu take?

Capacities
Fuel tank (gal / L):15.8 / 59.9 (Eco) 18.5 / 70 (LS, LT, LTZ)
Engine oil (qt / L):2.4L: 5.0 / 4.7 2.5L: 5.0 / 4.7 2.0L: 6.3 / 6.0
Cooling system (qt / L):2.4L: 5.0 / 4.7 2.5L: TBD 2.0L: TBD

What type of oil does a 2014 Chevy Malibu use?

Chevy Malibu 2014, SAE 5W-30 Full Synthetic Motor Oil, 1 Quart by Idemitsu®.

Does 2012 Chevy Malibu use synthetic oil?

Chevy Malibu 2.4L 2012, SAE 5W-30 Full Synthetic Motor Oil, 1 Quart by Idemitsu®.

How do you change the oil on a 2013 Chevy Malibu?

Oil & Filter Change Chevrolet Malibu (2013-2015)
  1. Getting Started.
  2. Open the Hood.
  3. Find Oil Drain. Locate the oil drain plug underneath the vehicle.
  4. Drain Oil. Set up the workspace, drain oil and replace plug.
  5. Find Oil Filter. Locate the oil filter.
  6. Remove Filter. Position drain pan and remove the oil filter.
  7. Replace Filter.
  8. Remove Oil Cap.

What kind of oil does 2018 Chevy Malibu take?

Notes: Full synthetic. 5W-30. 5 quarts container.