Oil Change Intervals For The 6th Gen?

Blackteqrunner

Moderator
Currently I have a 2018 TRD Off Road Premium, and religiously I change my oil every 5,000 miles. The new generation's suggestion is every 10,000 miles which never made sense to me, especially with the new twin turbo engine. If you speak to anyone outside of the Toyota manual, they would say that changing the oil at 5k miles is the maximum amount of time you should change the oil. Because of the forced induction, you tend to build up a lot of excess carbon in the oil faster that you would in the naturally aspirated engines. These carbon deposits will stress your engine and could shorten it's lifespan. From what I have seen, the agreed oil change interval is around 3k miles, especially as we navigate this new engine and how reliable it is. What do you think is a proper oil change interval once you get your 6th gen 4Runner?


6G4R_180_1.jpg
 

Featured

Official Pricing will be released this fall...
Ok guys, here is a quick look at the new 6th...
It sounds like Toyota is making a statement...

Recent

We have all been eagerly watching the new Toyotas drop and we wonder to ourselves, should I buy...
I know that a lot of us are on the fence about the next generation 4Runner, but one thing a lot...
I just finished watching TRD Jon's newest Youtube video, where he test fitted some 35" tires on...
Are any of you planning on adding an aftermarket exhaust onto your 4Runner when you get one? The...
For those worried about the hybrid components, Toyota is offering a pretty solid warranty on the...
The Tacoma and Land Cruiser share a good amount of components when it comes to the suspension...

Similar

Back
Top