Best oil weight

Asked by Sep 10, 2012 at 04:19 PM about the 2012 Hyundai Accent GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What is the best weight oil 5w20 or 5w30 synthetic to make the car last the longest.

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264,095

5W-20 is recommended, 5W-30 is OK to use. Neither will make the engine last any longer. Changing it at regular intervals will.

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Use the oil viscosity based on your car and the weather temperature. Thicker in winter, thinner in summer is best. Which means you'll change the oil twice a year.

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Thicker in winter...? ? ?

86,065

5W-20 in the winter.

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