2013 KIA Optima — Owner's Manual – Page #379

Posted on 22 May, 2015
Model: 2013 KIA Optima
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RECOMMENDED LUBRICANTS AND CAPACITIES
To help achieve proper engine and powertrain performance and durability, use only lubricants of the proper quality. The correct
lubricants also help promote engine efficiency that results in improved fuel economy.
These lubricants and fluids are recommended for use in your vehicle.
*
1
Refer to the recommended SAE viscosity numbers on the next page.
*
2
Engine oils labeled Energy Conserving Oil are now available. Along with other additional benefits, they contribute to fuel economy by reducing
the amount of fuel necessary to overcome engine friction. Often, these improvements are difficult to measure in everyday driving, but in a year’s
time, they can offer significant cost and energy savings.
*
3
If the API service SM engine oil is not available in your country, you are able to use API service SL.
Lubricant
Volume Classification
Engine oil
*1 *2
(drain and refill)
Recommends
4.6 l (4.86 US qt.)
API Service SM*
3
,
ILSAC GF-4 or above
Manual transaxle fluid
1.8 l (1.90 US qt.)
API GL-4, SAE 75W/85, fill for-life
Automatic transaxle fluid
2.0
7.8 l (8.24 US qt.)
MICHANG ATF SP-IV, SK ATF SP-IV
NOCA ATF SP-IV, Kia genuine ATF SP-IV
2.4
7.1 l (7.50 US qt.)
Coolant
6.8 l (7.18 US qt.)
Mixture of antifreeze and water (Ethylene glycol base
coolant for aluminum radiator)
Brake/clutch fluid
0.7~0.8 l
(0.7~0.8 US qt.)
FMVSS116 DOT-3 or DOT-4
Fuel
70 l (18.49 US gal.)
Unleaded gasoline

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