Lexus RX Motor Oil Capacity, Specs & Change Guide


Lexus RX oil capacity

When replacing the engine oil:

  • Be careful not to spill engine oil on the vehicle components.
  • Avoid overfilling, or the engine could be damaged.
  • Check the oil level on the dipstick every time you refill the vehicle.
  • Be sure the engine oil filler cap is properly tightened.

 

1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 Lexus RX

EngineOil capacity (with filter)Oil viscosity (grade)
1MZ-FE RX 3004.7 L (5.0 qt., 4.1 lmp.qt.)

5W-30

10W-30

SAE 5W–30 is the best choice for your vehicle, for good fuel economy, and good starting in cold weather.

If you use SAE 10W–30 engine oil in extremely low temperatures, the engine may become difficult to start, so SAE 5W–30 engine oil is recommended.

How to change the engine oil in Lexus 1998-2002 (First Generation XU10)

 

1MZ – FE Engine

https://youtu.be/X7aQRBnp0dM

Tools needed

  1. Fast Lift Service Jack 
  2. Gloves 
  3. Oil Drain Pan 
  4. Wheel Ramps 
  5. Filter Socket Wrench 
  6. Oil Funnel 
  7. 10 mm socket 
  8. Socket set 
  9. Oil Filter 
  10. Motor Oil
    Bestseller No. 1
    Castrol 03102 GTX High Mileage 5W-30 Motor Oil - 5 Quart
    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
    Pennzoil 5W-30 Motor Oil (5-Quart, Single-Pack)
    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)
    Bestseller No. 3
    Mobil 1 Extended Performance Full Synthetic Motor Oil 5W-30, 5 Quart
    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

 

2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Lexus RX

EngineOil capacity  (filter capacity)Oil viscosity (grade)
1MZ-FE RX 3004.7 l (5.0 qt) (0.2 l (0.21 qt))5W-30
10W-30
2GR-FE RX 350 6.1 / 0.45W-30
3MZ-FE RX 400h4.7 l (5.0 qt)
0.2 l (0.21 qt)
5W-30

How to change the motor oil in Lexus RX 2004-2008

 

https://youtu.be/NtFRPEXlolE

Tools needed

  1. Fast Lift Service Jack 
  2. Jack Stands 
  3. Gloves 
  4. Oil Drain Pan 
  5. Wheel Ramps 
  6. Oil Filter Wrench 
  7. Oil Funnel 
  8. 14 mm socket 
  9. Socket set 
  10. Oil Drain Plug 
  11. Oil Filter 
  12. Motor Oil
    Bestseller No. 1
    Castrol 03102 GTX High Mileage 5W-30 Motor Oil - 5 Quart
    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
    Pennzoil 5W-30 Motor Oil (5-Quart, Single-Pack)
    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)
    Bestseller No. 3
    Mobil 1 Extended Performance Full Synthetic Motor Oil 5W-30, 5 Quart
    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

 

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Lexus RX

EngineOil capacity / Filter capacity (liters)Oil viscosity (grade)
1AR-FE  RX 2704.4 (4.65 qt.) / 0.40W-30
0W-40
5W-20
5W-30
5W-40
2GR-FE RX 350 6.1 / 0.4

5W-30

0W-20

5W-20

2GR-FXE RX 450h6.1 / 0.4

5W-30

0W-20

5W-20

How to do an oil change in Lexus RX 2009-2015

 

https://youtu.be/PAeaGUMTph4

Tools needed

  1. Fast Lift Service Jack 
  2. Jack Stands 
  3. Gloves 
  4. Oil Drain Pan 
  5. Wheel Ramps 
  6. Oil Filter Wrench 
  7. Oil Funnel 
  8. 14 mm socket 
  9. Socket set 
  10. Oil Drain Plug 
  11. Oil Filter 
  12. Motor Oil
    Bestseller No. 1
    Castrol 03060 GTX MAGNATEC 0W-20 Full Synthetic Motor Oil, Green, 5 Quart
    Castrol 03060 GTX MAGNATEC 0W-20 Full Synthetic Motor Oil, Green, 5 Quart
    -Dramatically reduce engine wear; -Superior wear protection on critical engine parts; -Unsurpassed level of protection against viscosity breakdown
    Bestseller No. 2
    Castrol 03124 Edge 0W-20 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil, 5 Quart
    Castrol 03124 Edge 0W-20 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil, 5 Quart
    42 percent better rating on fighting power robbing deposits; Superior engine protection vs conventional and synthetic blend oils
    Bestseller No. 3
    Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic SAE 0W-20 Motor Oil 5 QT
    Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic SAE 0W-20 Motor Oil 5 QT
    Full synthetic formula for exceptional high and low temperature protection; Extra detergents help fight sludge and deposits

    Bestseller No. 1
    Castrol 03102 GTX High Mileage 5W-30 Motor Oil - 5 Quart
    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
    Pennzoil 5W-30 Motor Oil (5-Quart, Single-Pack)
    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)
    Bestseller No. 3
    Mobil 1 Extended Performance Full Synthetic Motor Oil 5W-30, 5 Quart
    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

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Lexus RX

EngineOil capacity / Filter capacity (liters)Oil viscosity (grade)
8AR-FTS RX 200t4.9 / 0.20W-20
2GR-FKS RX 3505.4
5.5 with oil cooler
/ 0.1 – 0.2 for oil filter

0W-20

5W-30

5W-20

2GR-FXS RX 450h 5.4 / 0.1 – 0.2

5W-30

5W-20

The engine oil capacity is a reference quantity to be used when changing the engine oil. Warm-up and turn off the engine, wait more than 5 minutes, and check the oil level on the dipstick.

A certain amount of engine oil will be consumed while driving. In the following situations, oil consumption may increase, and engine oil may need to be refilled in between oil maintenance intervals.

How to change the engine oil in Lexus RX 2015-2020

https://youtu.be/_MfbXtaVCPg

Tools needed

  1. Fast Lift Service Jack 
  2. Jack Stands 
  3. Gloves 
  4. Oil Drain Pan 
  5. Wheel Ramps 
  6. Oil Filter Wrench 
  7. Oil Funnel 
  8. 14 mm socket 
  9. Socket set 
  10. Oil Drain Plug 
  11. Oil Filter 
  12. Motor Oil
    Bestseller No. 1
    Castrol 03060 GTX MAGNATEC 0W-20 Full Synthetic Motor Oil, Green, 5 Quart
    Castrol 03060 GTX MAGNATEC 0W-20 Full Synthetic Motor Oil, Green, 5 Quart
    -Dramatically reduce engine wear; -Superior wear protection on critical engine parts; -Unsurpassed level of protection against viscosity breakdown
    Bestseller No. 2
    Castrol 03124 Edge 0W-20 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil, 5 Quart
    Castrol 03124 Edge 0W-20 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil, 5 Quart
    42 percent better rating on fighting power robbing deposits; Superior engine protection vs conventional and synthetic blend oils
    Bestseller No. 3
    Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic SAE 0W-20 Motor Oil 5 QT
    Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic SAE 0W-20 Motor Oil 5 QT
    Full synthetic formula for exceptional high and low temperature protection; Extra detergents help fight sludge and deposits

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