Oil change

Asked by Feb 20, 2016 at 08:39 AM about the 2008 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I own a Camry 2008 LE. It has 65,000 miles. The oil change was done at
the dealer. I reside in Puerto Rico. I do not know what type of oil they were
using in the dealer. My question is what type of oil you recommend I used,
since I will start changing the oil my self. Also, if the dealer was using
conventional oil can i used synthetic. If you recommend synthetic what
should be the milage interval. Thanks inadvance for your assistance in this
matter.

2 Answers

217,855

Most probably the dealership added 5W-20 conventional oil, which is recommended. The change interval should be around 5000 miles. If you switch to synthetic I would up the change interval to 7500 miles. You will get many different opinions if you should switch, but its a personal preference. IMO, not a big advantage for regular daily driving. As long as you change your oil regularly, the type is not important.

Thank you very much.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • how to change oil 3 answers

    Where is the oil filter ?

    2007 Toyota Camry XLE V6

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • oil change 4 answers

    What is the best oil to use in my new 2007 Camry 2.4 ? What replacement oil filter fits the 2.4? Is it fairly easy to change the oil myself? I am a girly girl...but want to learn to do my own maintain...

    2007 Toyota Camry SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Oil Change 6 answers

    I have a 2010 Toyota Camry SE 2.5L 4 cyl. and wanted to know what kind of oil I should use in the Oil change and at what mileage to do it at, 5000, 10,000?? 0W-20, 5w-20??

    2010 Toyota Camry SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Oil 3 answers

    Hi i have a 1999 camry, and the mechanic looking after my car told me to top up oil with 20w 50 oil. However i know the recommendation is 5w 30. I live in daytona beach. And have no idea what to d...

    1999 Toyota Camry

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • how to change oil 1 answer

    how to change oil 2006 corolla

    2006 Toyota Corolla

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Toyota Camry Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Toyota Camry Experts

#1 Reelin68
Reelin68
Reputation 11,100
#2 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 5,560
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,020
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
994 Great Deals out of 75,205 listings starting at $899
Used Toyota Corolla
956 Great Deals out of 68,607 listings starting at $1,595
Used Honda Civic
813 Great Deals out of 70,577 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Altima
1,073 Great Deals out of 82,588 listings starting at $1,988
Used Toyota Avalon
303 Great Deals out of 13,796 listings starting at $950
Used Toyota RAV4
724 Great Deals out of 55,943 listings starting at $2,488
Used Hyundai Sonata
671 Great Deals out of 49,125 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Maxima
380 Great Deals out of 24,381 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Highlander
552 Great Deals out of 23,069 listings starting at $2,295
Used Honda CR-V
860 Great Deals out of 62,131 listings starting at $1,495
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,130 Great Deals out of 82,880 listings starting at $2,328
Used Toyota Tacoma
705 Great Deals out of 31,954 listings starting at $2,750
Used Ford Fusion
1,035 Great Deals out of 76,294 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Prius
308 Great Deals out of 23,139 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota 4Runner
361 Great Deals out of 20,758 listings starting at $2,495

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
18,897 listings starting at $17,963
2016 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
20 Great Deals out of 1,935 listings starting at $13,977
2015 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 1,468 listings starting at $10,442
2014 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
91 Great Deals out of 1,966 listings starting at $8,995
2013 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
33 Great Deals out of 735 listings starting at $8,950