Mazda Miata Oil Capacity

Mazda Miata Oil Capacity

When it comes to choosing the best motor oil for your Mazda Miata, there are a few factors you need to consider. The type of driving you do, the age and make of your car, and even the climate in which you live all play a role in what type of oil is best for your vehicle.

That said, there are some general guidelines that can help you choose the right motor oil for your Miata. For example, if you drive your car mainly on short trips around town, then oil with a higher viscosity (thicker) would be best. This will help keep your engine lubricated during start-ups when the engine is cold.

How Much Oil Does a Mazda Miata Take?

2.0L Mazda MX-5 Miata takes 4.5 quarts of 0W-20 oil with a filter.

Your Mazda vehicle runs on pure oil from Mazda. Your vehicle requires genuine Mazda 0W-20 Oil to maximize fuel efficiency. For regular maintenance, use genuine Mazda components and Castrol (the U.S.A. only).

The International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC), which is made up of American and Japanese automobile firms, has certified this trademark symbol regarding engine and emission system protection standards and fuel economy requirements.

 

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Mazda Miata Oil Capacity

2015-2022 Mazda Miata Oil Capacity

2.0L 4-cyl engine: 

  • Oil capacity with filter: 4.5 quarts (4.3 liters);
  • Oil Type: 0W-20;
  • Oil drain plug torque: 23-30 ft/lbs.

 

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2006-2014 Mazda Miata Oil Capacity

2.0L 4-cyl P66MD engine: 

  • Oil capacity with filter: 4.8 quarts (4.5 liters);
  • Oil Type: 0W-20, 5W-20;
  • Oil drain plug torque: 23-30 ft/lbs.

 

2.0L 4-cyl SJ6M15 engine: 

  • Oil capacity with filter: 4.6 quarts (4.4 liters);
  • Oil Type: 0W-20, 5W-20;
  • Oil drain plug torque: 23-30 ft/lbs.

 

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1999-2005 Mazda Miata Oil Capacity

1.8L 4-cyl 1839cc engine:

  • Oil capacity with filter: 4 quarts (3.8 liters);
  • Oil Type: 5W-20, 5W-30;
  • Oil drain plug torque: 23-30 ft/lbs.

 

1.8L 4-cyl Turbo engine:

  • Oil capacity with filter: 4 quarts (3.8 liters);
  • Oil Type: 5W-20;
  • Oil drain plug torque: 23-30 ft/lbs.

 

1.8L 4-cyl engine:

  • Oil capacity with filter: 4 quarts (3.8 liters);
  • Oil Type: 5W-20;
  • Oil drain plug torque: 23-30 ft/lbs.

 

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1989-1997 Mazda Miata Oil Capacity

1.8L 4-cyl 1839cc engine:

  • Oil capacity with filter: 4 quarts (3.8 liters);
  • Oil Type: 5W-30, 10W-30;
  • Oil drain plug torque: 23-30 ft/lbs.

 

1.6L 4-cyl 1597cc engine:

  • Oil capacity with filter: 3.6 quarts (3.4 liters);
  • Oil Type: 5W-30, 10W-30;
  • Oil drain plug torque: 22-30 ft/lbs.

 

Mazda Miata 0W-20 Oil

SaleItem No. 1
Liqui Moly 20436 Molygen New Generation SAE 0W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil, 1 Liter
22 Reviews
Liqui Moly 20436 Molygen New Generation SAE 0W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil, 1 Liter
  • Optimum oil pressure under all operating conditions
  • Instant lubrication after cold start
  • Extended service intervals
  • Reduces pollutant emissions
  • Smooth engine running
Item No. 2
Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy Full Synthetic Motor Oil 0W-20, 5 Quart
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Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy Full Synthetic Motor Oil 0W-20, 5 Quart
  • Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy full-synthetic motor oil 0W-20 is low-viscosity to help improve fuel economy.*
  • Utilizes Mobil 1’s signature Triple Action Formula to deliver outstanding engine performance, protection, and cleanliness
  • Helps protect critical engine parts for up to 10,000 miles between oil changesm,** controlling oxidation to prevent oil breakdown and maintaining excellent viscosity
  • Meets ILSAC GF-6 standards to help provide low-speed pre-ignition (LSPI) and timing chain wear protection while keeping your engine clean
  • Helps extend engine life by working to prevent damaging deposits and sludge buildup
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Mobil 1 M1-108A Extended Performance Oil Filter
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Mobil 1 M1-108A Extended Performance Oil Filter
  • Contains synthetic fibers, which help promote clean oil - to support long engine life and performance
  • Removes more contaminants than conventional filters
  • Reduces resistance to oil flow while improving filter efficiency
  • Withstands up to 9X the normal system operating pressure
Item No. 4
12PK MAZDA FULL SYNTHETIC 0W-20 GF-5 WITH MOLY ENGINE OIL
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12PK MAZDA FULL SYNTHETIC 0W-20 GF-5 WITH MOLY ENGINE OIL
  • 12 bottles in one
  • Same oil as used in dealerships
  • Specially Designed for Skyactiv Engines
Item No. 5
Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic SAE 0W-20 Motor Oil 1 QT, Case of 6 (Packaging May Vary)
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Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic SAE 0W-20 Motor Oil 1 QT, Case of 6 (Packaging May Vary)
  • 40% MORE PROTECTION than industry standards with enhanced anti-wear additives that build a bonus layer of defense between critical moving parts within your engine
  • RESIST OIL BREAKDOWN 10X BETTER than industry standards with a combination of premium antioxidants that fight oil breakdown and degradation
  • 25% BETTER PROTECTION AGAINST deposits with extra engine-cleaning detergents
  • EXCEPTIONAL TEMPERATURE PROTECTION and viscosity retention ensure a high level of defense even in the most challenging climates
  • MINIMIZE EXPENSIVE REPAIRS due to exhaust system damage by shielding important engine components
Item No. 6
Amazon Basics Full Synthetic Motor Oil - 0W-20 - 5 Quart
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Amazon Basics Full Synthetic Motor Oil - 0W-20 - 5 Quart
  • For best performance, follow the manufacturer's recommendations in your vehicle owner’s manual.
  • Formulated for longer drain intervals
  • Helps prevent build up that can cause rust and corrosion
  • Reduces friction for less engine wear
  • High resistance to viscosity and thermal breakdown

Mazda Miata 5W-20 Oil

Item No. 1
Mobil 1 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil 5W-20, 5 Quart
32,671 Reviews
Mobil 1 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil 5W-20, 5 Quart
  • Mobil 1 advanced full synthetic motor oil 5W-20 helps to protect your engine from the five factors that can damage engines over time
  • Helps to protect critical engine parts for up to 10,000 miles between oil changes*, controlling oxidation to prevent oil breakdown and maintaining excellent viscosity
  • Meets ILSAC GF-6 standards to help provide low-speed pre-ignition (LSPI) and timing chain wear protection while keeping your engine clean and helping to improve your fuel economy
  • Helps extend engine life by working to prevent damaging deposits and sludge buildup
  • Provides excellent internal engine heat protection (up to 500 degrees F) and low temperature protection (to -30 degrees F)
Item No. 2
Tyfrozn M14 x 1.5 Magnetic Aluminum Oil Drain Plug Sump Drain Nut Bolt with Copper Gasket Crush Washer Compatible with Most Ford, GM, Hyundai, KIA and Accord, CRV, Civic, Pilot, Fit, Odyssey
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Tyfrozn M14 x 1.5 Magnetic Aluminum Oil Drain Plug Sump Drain Nut Bolt with Copper Gasket Crush Washer Compatible with Most Ford, GM, Hyundai, KIA and Accord, CRV, Civic, Pilot, Fit, Odyssey
  • High-Quality Material: High-strength anode alumina alloy and Permanent Magnet
  • Engine Protection:With Powerful Magnetic Oil Drain Plug, Protect Your Engine From Metal Debris Damage
  • Leak Free: The powerful magnetic oil drain plugs include copper crush washer to prevent oil leaks. Increase engine life.
  • Fitment: All other vehicles with 14*1.5 threaded fit for most Ford, GM , Acura, Hyundai and KIA. Please check your thread pitch before purchase.
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Mobil 1 M1-108A Extended Performance Oil Filter
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Mobil 1 M1-108A Extended Performance Oil Filter
  • Contains synthetic fibers, which help promote clean oil - to support long engine life and performance
  • Removes more contaminants than conventional filters
  • Reduces resistance to oil flow while improving filter efficiency
  • Withstands up to 9X the normal system operating pressure
SaleItem No. 4
ACDelco Gold PF1237 Engine Oil Filter
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ACDelco Gold PF1237 Engine Oil Filter
  • Keeps abrasive particles away from bearings and other engine hydraulic components
  • Provides low restriction to ensure optimal fluid flow through the engine
  • Some ACDelco Gold parts may have formerly appeared as ACDelco Professional
  • Premium aftermarket replacement part
  • Manufactured to meet specifications for fit, form, and function for General Motors vehicles as well as most makes and models
SaleItem No. 5
Pennzoil Ultra Platinum Full Synthetic 5W-20 Motor Oil (5 Quart, Single Pack)
10,237 Reviews
Pennzoil Ultra Platinum Full Synthetic 5W-20 Motor Oil (5 Quart, Single Pack)
  • Full synthetic 5W-20 engine oil made from natural gas, not crude, using Pennzoil's patented gas-to-liquid PurePlus Technology
  • No other leading motor oil provides better wear protection for your engine (Based on Sequence IVA wear test using SAE 5W-30)
  • Helps protect engines from loss of power and provides better fuel economy—drive on average an extra 550 miles per year (versus a dirty engine)
  • Keeps pistons dramatically cleaner than required by the toughest industry standards (Based on ILSAC GF-6 and Sequence IIIH piston deposit test using SAE 5W-30)
  • Delivers unsurpassed sludge protection to help keep high-performance and luxury car engines as close as possible to factory clean (Based on Sequence VH Sludge Test using SAE 5W-20)
Item No. 6
Castrol 03107 GTX ULTRACLEAN 5W-20 Motor Oil, 5 Quart
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Castrol 03107 GTX ULTRACLEAN 5W-20 Motor Oil, 5 Quart
  • Unique TriShield technology provides superior deposit protection
  • Maximum protection against viscosity and thermal breakdown
  • Ultra low friction to improve gas mileage; Bottle Color: White
  • Meets Chrysler MS 6395, Ford WSS-M2C153-H, Ford WSS-M2C930-A, Ford WSS-M2C945-A
  • Exceeds ILSAC GF-5, API SN

Mazda Miata 5W-30 Oil

SaleItem No. 1
Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30 Motor Oil 5 QT (Packaging May Vary)
21,195 Reviews
Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30 Motor Oil 5 QT (Packaging May Vary)
  • 40% more protection than industry standards with enhanced anti-wear additives that build a bonus layer of defense between critical moving parts within your engine
  • Resist oil breakdown 10X better than industry standards with a combination of premium antioxidants that fight oil breakdown and degradation
  • 25% better protection against deposits with extra engine-cleaning detergents
  • Exceptional temperature protection and viscosity retention ensure a high level of defense even in the most challenging climates
SaleItem No. 2
Castrol 03084C Edge 5W-30 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil, 5 Quart
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Castrol 03084C Edge 5W-30 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil, 5 Quart
  • Advanced premium full synthetic motor oil to offer strength under extreme pressure
  • Titanium strong for maximum engine performance
  • Reduces metal-to-metal contact across a range of different driving speeds
  • Protects the engine for the entire drain interval even under extreme pressure
  • Decreases engine deposit formation to help maximize engine response
Item No. 3
Amazon Basics Conventional Motor Oil - 5W-30 - 5 Quart
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Amazon Basics Conventional Motor Oil - 5W-30 - 5 Quart
  • For best performance, follow the manufacturer's recommendations in your vehicle owner’s manual.
  • Helps prevent build up that can cause rust and corrosion
  • Reduces friction for less engine wear
  • High resistance to viscosity and thermal breakdown
  • Helps reduce exhaust emissions
Item No. 4
Genuine Mazda Accessories (0000-77-5W30-QT) SAE 5W-30 Super Premium Motor Oil - 1 Quart
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Genuine Mazda Accessories (0000-77-5W30-QT) SAE 5W-30 Super Premium Motor Oil - 1 Quart
  • For best performance, follow the manufacturer's recommendations in your vehicle owner’s manual.
SaleItem No. 5
Mobil 1 M1-108A Extended Performance Oil Filter
2,866 Reviews
Mobil 1 M1-108A Extended Performance Oil Filter
  • Contains synthetic fibers, which help promote clean oil - to support long engine life and performance
  • Removes more contaminants than conventional filters
  • Reduces resistance to oil flow while improving filter efficiency
  • Withstands up to 9X the normal system operating pressure
Item No. 6
Mobil 1 Extended Performance Full Synthetic Motor Oil 5W-30, 5 Quart
32,670 Reviews
Mobil 1 Extended Performance Full Synthetic Motor Oil 5W-30, 5 Quart
  • Mobil 1 Extended Performance full-synthetic motor oil 5W-30 helps protect critical engine parts for up to 20,000 miles between oil changes,* controlling oxidation to prevent oil breakdown and maintaining excellent viscosity.
  • Utilizes Mobil 1’s Triple Action+ Formula to combine outstanding engine performance, protection, and cleanliness with the added benefit of power
  • Meets ILSAC GF-6 standards to help provide low-speed pre-ignition (LSPI) and timing chain wear protection while keeping your engine clean and helping to improve your fuel economy
  • Helps extend engine life by working to prevent damaging deposits and sludge buildup
  • Provides excellent internal engine heat protection (up to 500 degrees F) and low temperature protection (to -40 degrees F)

Mazda Miata 10W-30 Oil

SaleItem No. 1
Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic SAE 10W-30 Motor Oil 1 QT
21,202 Reviews
Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic SAE 10W-30 Motor Oil 1 QT
  • ADVANCED PROTECTION AGAINST the four main causes of engine breakdown: wear friction heat and deposits
  • 40% BETTER WEAR PROTECTION vs. industry standard as tested in the Sequence IVB engine test
  • 25% BETTER DEPOSIT PROTECTION with superior engine cleaning detergents as tested in the GMOD engine test
  • EXCEPTIONAL HIGH/LOW TEMPERATURE PROTECTION defends your motor no matter the weather conditions
  • MEETS OR EXCEEDS ALL REQUIREMENTS of ILSAC GF-6A, API SP, API SN with SN PLUS, API SN
Item No. 2
Mobil 1 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil 10W-30, 5 Quart
32,698 Reviews
Mobil 1 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil 10W-30, 5 Quart
  • Mobil 1 Advanced Full-Synthetic Motor Oil 10W-30 Utilizes Mobil 1’S Signature Triple Action Formula To Deliver Outstanding Engine Performance, Protection, And Cleanliness.
  • Helps Protect Critical Engine Parts For Up To 10,000 Miles Between Oil Changes,* Controlling Oxidation To Prevent Oil Breakdown And Maintaining Excellent Viscosity
  • Meets Ilsac Gf-6 Standards To Help Provide Low-Speed Pre-Ignition (Lspi) And Timing Chain Wear Protection While Keeping Your Engine Clean And Helping To Improve Your Fuel Economy
  • Helps Extend Engine Life By Working To Prevent Damaging Deposits And Sludge Buildup
Item No. 3
Pennzoil High Mileage Conventional 10W-30 Motor Oil for Vehicles Over 75K Miles (5-Quart, Single-Pack)
5,144 Reviews
Pennzoil High Mileage Conventional 10W-30 Motor Oil for Vehicles Over 75K Miles (5-Quart, Single-Pack)
  • Conventional High Mileage 10W-30 engine oil specially formulated for new or late model SUVs, light vans and trucks, and passenger cars
  • Recommended for vehicles with over 75, 000 miles
  • Helps prevent sludge and other damaging deposits
  • Contains seal conditioning agents for dry or cracked engine seals to help reduce leaks and oil consumption
  • Provides proven wear protection for engine parts
Item No. 4
Pennzoil Conventional 10W-30 Motor Oil (1-Quart, Single-Pack)
5,066 Reviews
Pennzoil Conventional 10W-30 Motor Oil (1-Quart, Single-Pack)
  • Conventional 10W-30 engine oil formula that keeps engines clean and responsive
  • No leading conventional oil provides better wear protection (based on Sequence IVA wear test using SAE 5W-30).
  • Helps prevent sludge and other damaging deposits (based on Seq VH Sludge Test)
  • Compatible with engine seals and all conventional oils
  • Suitable for all car, SUV, light van, and truck gasoline engines under all driving conditions
SaleItem No. 5
Valvoline Daily Protection SAE 10W-30 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil 1 QT
5,665 Reviews
Valvoline Daily Protection SAE 10W-30 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil 1 QT
  • PROVEN TO MINIMIZE EVERYDAY WEAR on your engine by providing consistent lubrication and defense
  • OPTIMIZE POWER & FUEL EFFICIENCY with our low friction technology
  • RESIST OIL BREAKDOWN & SLUDGE with added detergents to keep your engine clean
  • EXCEPTIONAL TEMPERATURE PROTECTION defends your engine in even the most severe weather
  • REDUCE COSTLY REPAIRS by protecting critical engine components
Item No. 6
Pennzoil Platinum Full Synthetic 10W-30 Motor Oil (1-Quart, Single)
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Pennzoil Platinum Full Synthetic 10W-30 Motor Oil (1-Quart, Single)
  • Full synthetic 10W-30 engine oil made from made from natural gas, not crude, using Pennzoil's patented gas-to-liquid PurePlus Technology
  • Provides better fuel economy—drive on average an extra 550 miles per year (versus a dirty engine)
  • Pennzoil Platinum 10W-30 keeps pistons up to 45% cleaner than the toughest industry standard (Based on Sequence IIIH results)
  • No other leading synthetic oil provides better wear protection from friction (Based on Sequence IVA wear test using SAE 5W-30)
  • Formulated to provide faster low-temperature oil flow and protection in extreme heat

Recommended Engine Oil Filter For Mazda Miata

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Denso Engine Oil Filter - 150-2002
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Denso Engine Oil Filter - 150-2002
  • The package length is 7.62 centimeters
  • The package height is 7.366 centimeters
  • The package width is 7.366 centimeters
  • Package Weight : 0.249 kilograms
Item No. 2
Bosch 3300 Premium FILTECH Oil Filter for Select Chevrolet, Honda, Infiniti, Kia, Mazda, Nissan + More, Black
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Bosch 3300 Premium FILTECH Oil Filter for Select Chevrolet, Honda, Infiniti, Kia, Mazda, Nissan + More, Black
  • Bosch recommends the use of Castrol motor oil
  • Exclusive FILTECH media technology screens out more harmful contaminants for greater engine protection
  • Strong steel base plates and housings prevent warpage, leaks, and poor fit
  • Silicone anti-drainback valve ensures a supply of clean oil when the vehicle is started
  • High lubricity gasket design provides a tight seal, yet allows for easy removal
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Genuine Mazda (LF05-14-302B) Oil Filter
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Genuine Mazda (LF05-14-302B) Oil Filter
  • Genuine OEM
  • Package Dimensions: 8.2 L x 9.4 H x 8.2 W (centimeters)
  • Made in Japan
  • Package Weight : 1.0 pounds
Item No. 4
K&N Premium Oil Filter: Protects your Engine: Compatible with Select INFINITI/MAZDA/NISSAN/SUBARU Vehicle Models (See Product Description for Full List of Compatible Vehicles), HP-1008
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K&N Premium Oil Filter: Protects your Engine: Compatible with Select INFINITI/MAZDA/NISSAN/SUBARU Vehicle Models (See Product Description for Full List of Compatible Vehicles), HP-1008
  • HIGH FLOW RATES: Designed to provide exceptional flow rates and a consistent flow of oil to your engine
  • VERSATILE COMPATIBILITY: Designed to operate with all synthetic, conventional, and blended motor oils
  • PROTECT YOUR ENGINE: Pleated synthetic-blend filtration media removes most harmful contaminants
  • EXTENSIVELY TESTED: Laboratory tested to ensure excellent capacity and burst strength
  • EASY TO REMOVE: Fast and easy Wrench-Off removal
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Purolator PL14612 PurolatorONE Advanced Engine Protection Spin On Oil Filter
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Purolator PL14612 PurolatorONE Advanced Engine Protection Spin On Oil Filter
  • Optimizes engine life for up to 10,000 miles (when used with a full synthetic oil)
  • 99% dirt removal power
  • High-density synthetic blend media
  • Silicone anti-drainback valve that lasts longer than traditional nitrile to protect against dry starts and oil leaks
  • Metal end caps and center tube provide stability and integrity for greater wear resistance
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K&N Premium Oil Filter: Designed to Protect your Engine: Compatible with Select FORD/SUZUKI/TOYOTA/VOLKSWAGEN Vehicle Models (See Product Description for Full List of Compatible Vehicles), PS-1002
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K&N Premium Oil Filter: Designed to Protect your Engine: Compatible with Select FORD/SUZUKI/TOYOTA/VOLKSWAGEN Vehicle Models (See Product Description for Full List of Compatible Vehicles), PS-1002
  • HIGH FLOW RATES: Designed to provide exceptional flow rates and a consistent flow of oil to your engine
  • VERSATILE COMPATIBILITY: Designed to operate with all synthetic, conventional, and blended motor oils
  • PROTECT YOUR ENGINE: Pleated synthetic-blend filtration media removes most harmful contaminants
  • EXTENSIVELY TESTED: Laboratory tested to ensure excellent capacity and burst strength
  • EASY TO REMOVE: Fast and easy Wrench-Off removal

The best way to check your oil level is when the engine has been off for five minutes. The best time to change your oil is between 4000 and 7000 miles, although you should follow the manufacturer’s recommendations found in your car manual. If it needs an immediate change then a good rule of thumb is that if it smells burnt or there are visible particles on top of the oil, have it changed immediately.

Mazda Miata owners only need about four quarts unless they’re going racing where up to seven might be required depending on how many laps they do during a race weekend.

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