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Old 06-03-2019, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by omodos View Post
Ok cheers, I am on the 5/30 at 137000km, BUT in the past did used, 0/40w, but 5/40 until i was advised to got to 5/30
I think the manual calls for 5W30 LL-01 but you should be good with the 5W40 too, esp. in hotter climates.

The 5W30 is deemed slightly better for fuel economy reasons - slightly better (lower) fuel consumption but my guess is that most of us will never see the tiny difference.
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