Ford C-Max Motor Oil Capacity and Change Guide

ford c-max oil capacity

Have your vehicle serviced regularly to help maintain its roadworthiness and resale value. There is a large network of Ford Authorized Repairers that are there to help you with their professional servicing expertise. We believe that their specially trained technicians are best qualified to service your vehicle properly and expertly.

They are supported by a wide range of highly specialized tools developed specifically for servicing your vehicle. In addition to regular servicing, we recommend that you carry out the following additional checks.


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Do not use oil additives or other engine treatments. Under certain conditions, they could damage the engine.

EngineTop up capacity in liters (gallons) Engine oil capacity with filterEngine oil capacity without filter
1.0L EcoBoost0.8 (0.2)4.1 (0.9)4 (0.9)
1.6L Duratec-16V Ti-VCT – Sigma0.7 (0.2)4.1 (0.9)3.75 (0.8)
1.6L EcoBoost – Sigma0.8 (0.2)4.1 (0.9)3.75 (0.8)
1.6L Duratorq-TDCi1.6 (0.4)3.8 (0.8)3.5 (0.8)
2.0L Duratorq-TDCi – DW1.8 (0.4)5.7 (1.3)5.4 (1.2)

Your engine has been designed to be used with Castrol and Ford Engine Oil, which gives a fuel economy benefit whilst maintaining the durability of your engine.

Topping up the oil: If you are unable to find an oil that meets the specification defined by WSS-M2C913-C or WSS-M2C948-B (gasoline engines only), you must use SAE 5W-30 that meets the specification defined by ACEA A5/B5.

Using topping up oils other than the one specified can result in longer engine cranking periods, reduced engine performance, reduced fuel economy, and increased emission levels. Castrol engine oil recommended.

ItemViscosity Grade
Engine oil – gasoline engines only5W-20
Alternative engine oil – all gasoline engines except 1.0L EcoBoost5W-30
Engine oil – diesel engines5W-30
Bestseller No. 1
Castrol 03102 GTX High Mileage 5W-30 Motor Oil - 5 Quart
Superior detergency that helps prevent deposit build up; Superior oil burn off protection versus leading conventional oils
Bestseller No. 2
Mobil 1 Extended Performance Full Synthetic Motor Oil 5W-30, 5 Quart
Helps extend engine life by working to prevent damaging deposits and sludge buildup
Bestseller No. 3
Pennzoil 5W-30 Motor Oil (5-Quart, Single-Pack)
Synthetic blend 5W-30 engine oil formula that keeps engines clean and responsive; Helps prevent sludge and other damaging deposits (Based on Seq VH Sludge Test)


2011-2019 Ford C-Max oil change

1.6L Duratorq-TDCi engine




1.0L EcoBoost engine

Last update on 2021-04-20 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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