How Much Motor Oil Does a 2010 Toyota Yaris Need?

by Justin Cupler

In 2007, Toyota introduced the all-new Yaris subcompact sedan and hatchback as the successor to the Echo. The 2010 Yaris continued as the automaker's entry-level vehicle and it came standard with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produced 106 horsepower.

Oil Type and Capacity

Toyota recommends using only International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee-certified 5W-30 engine oil in the 2010 Yaris. If you do not have access to 5W-30 oil, you can use 10W-30 oil, but Toyota recommends switching back to 5W-30 on the next oil change. The Yaris' 1.5-liter engine requires 3.6 quarts of engine oil to fill its crankcase and an additional 0.3 quarts to fill the oil filter for a total of 3.9 quarts.

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