Oil Capacity of a 2001 Dodge Stratus RT

by Charles Green

The 2001 Dodge Stratus was sold as a coupe or a sedan. The Dodge Stratus R/T, a coupe, was powered by a 3.0-liter V-6 engine paired with a five-speed manual transmission or optional four-speed automatic transmission. To keep this car running well, oil-change specifications must be followed.

Oil Changes

The 2001 Dodge Stratus R/T requires 4.6 qts. of motor oil. This engine can use 10W-30 motor oil at temperatures above 0 degrees Fahrenheit or 5W-30 as long as temperatures remain below 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Fluid Capacities

Additional fluid capacities for the 2001 Dodge Stratus R/T include coolant and transmission fluid. This model requires 8.5 qts. of coolant. The automatic transmission requires 8.9 qts. of transmission fluid. With the manual transmission, 6 pints (1 1/2 qts.) is sufficient.

Fuel Economy

The 2001 Dodge Stratus RT is rated at 17 mpg city, 25 mpg highway with the automatic transmission and 18 mpg city, 26 mpg highway with the manual transmission. This car runs on regular gasoline.

About the Author

Charles Green is a freelance writer in North Carolina who has been writing since 1992 and freelancing since 2002. His work appears in "435 South Magazine," "Wisconsin Golfer" and for various websites. Green earned a Bacheler of Science in business administration from Ramapo College of New Jersey.

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