1999-2022 Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity & Oil Type Free Lookup

You may have already heard that the 5.3L (Vortec 5300) is an oil guzzler. But, how many quarts of oil does this engine take?

Generally, the Chevy/GMC 5.3 engine uses either 6 quarts or 8 quarts of oil, depending on the specific engine variant and vehicle model year.

For example, the Chevy Avalanche takes 6 quarts, while some GMC Yukon cars take 8 quarts.

This post will get into the details of oil capacity and oil type in all vehicles that have the 5.3L engine by Chevy and GMC.

You can look it up here or…

Navigate to the section for your vehicle in the Table of Contents right below to find everything about it.

So, let’s go.

What Chevy/GM Vehicles Have 5.3L Engine?

The Chevy 5.3L engine is one of the most reliable and trusted motors in the automotive industry. As such, many vehicles feature this motor since it is plentiful in horsepower, torque, and fuel economy. You will find this engine in SUVs, cargo trucks, passenger vans, and work trucks.

There are different variations of the Chevy 5.3L engine. Typically, it covers generations III, IV, and V of GM’s small-block V8 engines. It has undergone many changes, including Active Fuel Management, variable valve timing, and direct injection. It has perhaps the best fuel economy, running more than 20 mpg on the highway. Thus, it can save you money on gas when you head out to the trails.

Here’s a complete list of all the Chevy/GM vehicles utilizing the 5.3L engine.

  1. 2002 – 2013 Chevy Avalanche 1500
  2. 2003 – 2014 Chevy Express 1500
  3. 2006 – 2007 Chevy Monte Carlo
  4. 1999 – 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500
  5. 1999 – 2000 Chevy Silverado 2500
  6. 2000 – 2022 Chevy Suburban
  7. 2000 – 2022 Chevy Tahoe
  8. 2009 – 2012 GMC Canyon
  9. 2003 – 2014 GMC Savana 1500
  10. 2003 – 2005 GMC Savana 2500
  11. 1999 – 2021 GMC Sierra 1500
  12. 1999 – 2000 GMC Sierra 2500
  13. 2000 – 2022 GMC Yukon
  14. 2000 – 2022 GMC Yukon XL

Chevy/GMC 5.3L Oil Capacity and Oil Type: Free Lookup

Type your vehicle model and year in the SEARCH BOX. E.g. Avalanche 2003

Leave a comment if you cannot find your vehicle.

Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity
(with oil filter)
Recommended
Engine Oil
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
5.3L2002Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2003Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L [T]2005Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L [Z]2005Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L [T]2006Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L [Z]2006Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2007Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2008Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Above 32°F: 10W30
5.3L2011Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F .10W30
5.3L2012Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2003Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2005Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2006Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2007Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2008Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Above 32°F: 10W30
5.3L2011Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2012Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2006Chevy Monte Carlo6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2007Chevy Monte Carlo6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L1999Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30;
All TEMPS: 5W30;
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2000Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30;
All TEMPS: 5W30;
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2001Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30;
All TEMPS: 5W30;
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2002Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2002Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30;
All TEMPS: 5W30;
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2003Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2003Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2004Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2004Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2005Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2006Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2007Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2008Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above 32°F: 10W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2011Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2012Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013Chevy Silverado 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2014Chevy Silverado 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2015Chevy Silverado 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2016Chevy Silverado 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2017Chevy Silverado 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2018Chevy Silverado 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2019Chevy Silverado 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2020Chevy Silverado 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2021Chevy Silverado 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L1999Chevy Silverado 25006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2000Chevy Silverado 25006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2000Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2001Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2002Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2003Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2005Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2006Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2007Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2008Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2009Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Above 32°F: 10W30
5.3L2011Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2012Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2015Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2016Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2017Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2018Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2019Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2020Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2021Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2022Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2000Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2001Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2002Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2003Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2005Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2006Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2007Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2008Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Above 32°F: 10W30
5.3L2011Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2012Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2015Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2016Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2017Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2018Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2019Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2020Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2021Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2022Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2009GMC Canyon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2010GMC Canyon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Where temperature°Fall below -20F (-29C) it is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W30 oil meeting, GM standard GM6094.
5.3L2011GMC Canyon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2012GMC Canyon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2003GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2005GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2006GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2007GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2008GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
If in area of extreme cold, where the temperature° falls below the specified temperature range, use 5W30 synthetic or 0W30 meeting Original Equipment specifications. These provide easier starting of the engine at extremely low temperatures.
5.3L2010GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Where temperature°Fall below -20F (-29C) it is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W30 oil meeting, GM standard GM6094.
5.3L2011GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2012GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2003GMC Savana 25006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004GMC Savana 25006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2005GMC Savana 25006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L1999GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2000GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2001GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2002GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2003GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2005GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2006GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2007GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2008GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Where temperature°Fall below -20F (-29C) it is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W30 oil meeting, GM standard GM6094.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2011GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2012GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2015GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2016GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2017GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2018GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2019GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2020GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2021GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L1999GMC Sierra 25006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2000GMC Sierra 25006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2000GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2001GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2002GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2003GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2005GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2006GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2007GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -4°F: 0W30
5.3L2008GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L [0]2009GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L [3]2009GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Where temperature°Fall below -20F (-29C) it is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W30 oil meeting, GM standard GM6094.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L [J]2009GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L [0]2010GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Where temperature fall below -20F (-29C) it is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W30 oil meeting, GM standard GM6094.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2011GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2012GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2013GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2015GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2016GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2017GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2018GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2019GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2020GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2021GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2022GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2000GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2001GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2002GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2003GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L [Z]2005GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L [T]2005GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2006GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -4°F: 0W30
5.3L2007GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -4°F: 0W30
5.3L2008GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Where temperature°Fall below -20F (-29C) it is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W30 oil meeting, GM standard GM6094.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2011GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2012GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2013GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2015GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2016GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2017GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2018GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2019GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2020GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2021GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2022GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
Considering that the 5.3L engine has eight cylinders, GM has designed it to take 6 to 8 quarts of oil

An Overview of Chevy/GMC 5.3L Oil Capacity and Oil Type

The engine size determines the oil capacity of an engine. Considering that the 5.3L engine has eight cylinders, GM has designed it to take 6 to 8 quarts of oil. This capacity depends mainly on the specific features of the motor.

Some 5.3L engines have a 6-quart capacity. These are engines used in vehicle models such as Chevy Avalanche, Chevy Monte Carlo, Chevy Silverado, and Chevy Suburban. Others, like the 2015 – 2020 Chevy Suburban, 2014 – 2021 GMC Sierra 1500, 2015 – 2022 GMC Yukon, and 2015 – 2022 GMC Yukon XL, have an 8-quart oil pan.

However, these engines do not use the same oil type. GM recommends different oil viscosities for the 5.3L motor. Nonetheless, almost all vehicles equipped with this engine can use the 5W30 oil type for all temperatures. This is except for the 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500, 2016 – 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500, 2015 – 2022 Chevy Suburban, 2015 – 2022 Chevy Tahoe, 2014 – 2021 GMC Sierra 1500, 2015 – 2022 GMC Yukon, and 2015 – 2022 GMC Yukon XL, which work with 0W20 oil for all temperatures.

Let’s delve deeper into the specific oil capacities and oil types for the different vehicle models with the 5.3L Chevy.

2002 – 2013 Chevy Avalanche 1500 5.3L Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
All 2002 – 2013 Chevy Avalanche 1500s have a 6-quart oil capacity with the filter

Type your vehicle year in the SEARCH BOX. E.g. 2010

Leave a comment if you cannot find your vehicle.

Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Recommended
Engine Oil
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
5.3L2002Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2003Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L [T]2005Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L [Z]2005Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L [T]2006Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L [Z]2006Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2007Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2008Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
If in area of extreme cold, where the temperature falls below the specified temperature range, use 5W30 synthetic or 0W30 meeting Original Equipment specifications. These provide easier starting of the engine at extremely low temperatures.
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Above 32°F: 10W30
5.3L2011Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F .10W30
5.3L2012Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013Chevy Avalanche 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30

All 2002 – 2013 Chevy Avalanche 1500s have a 6-quart oil capacity with the filter. The manufacturer recommends using SAE 5W30 synthetic oil like the Amazon Basics 6-pack Full Synthetic Motor oil. During the cold seasons or in areas where temperatures are above 0°F, the 10W30 oil is suitable for the 2002 – 2013 Chevy Avalanche.

Nonetheless, if you’re driving the 2006 or 2009 Chevy Avalanche 1500 in temperatures below -20°F, the engine should use 0W30 oil that meets OEM requirements. It prevents poor cold starts in extreme temperatures.

You should change the oil and oil filter after one year or 7,500 miles, whichever comes first. It helps get better gas mileage and engine performance as it removes particles and sludge from the engine.

2003 – 2014 Chevy Express 1500 5.3L Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
If you are the owner of a 2003 to 2014 Chevy Express 1500, your vehicle will take 6 quarts of oil with a new filter

Type your vehicle year in the SEARCH BOX. E.g. 2010

Leave a comment if you cannot find your vehicle.

Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Recommended
Engine Oil
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
5.3L2003Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2005Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2006Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2007Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2008Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
If in area of extreme cold, where the temperature falls below the specified temperature range, use 5W30 synthetic or 0W30 meeting Original Equipment specifications. These provide easier starting of the engine at extremely low temperatures.
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Above 32°F: 10W30
5.3L2011Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2012Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014Chevy Express 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30

If you are the owner of a 2003 to 2014 Chevy Express 1500, your vehicle will take 6 quarts of oil with a new filter. Your car should use 5W30 oil for all temperatures, and, of course, SAE 5W30 is the recommended type. In addition, you should go for 10W30 when driving in temperatures above 0°F for the 2003 – 2004 Chevy Express 1500 and the 2010 model.

Other Chevy Express 1500 vans from 2006 – 2007, 2009, and 2013 – 2014 are supposed to use 0W30 oil in temperatures below -20°F.

2006 – 2007 Chevy Monte Carlo 5.3L Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
Chevy Monte Carlo 5.3L cars from 2006 to 2007 have a 6-quart oil pan
Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Recommended
Engine Oil
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
5.3L2006Chevy Monte Carlo6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2007Chevy Monte Carlo6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30

Chevy Monte Carlo 5.3L cars from 2006 to 2007 have a 6-quart oil pan. They will take 6 quarts of oil with a new filter and 5.7 quarts if you don’t change the oil filter. The oil change interval for these midsize vehicles is 12 months.

As for the oil type, 2006 – 2007 Chevy Monte Carlo should use 5W30 oil in all temperatures. Ideally, it’s best to use SAE 5W30 oil. Again, the Amazon Basics Full Synthetic Motor Oil, SN Plus 5W30, is a suitable oil for these cars. Still, it’s better if you go for 0W30 oil when temperatures get below -20F.

1999 – 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 5.3L Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
5W30 oil is a great choice for your Chevy Silverado 1500

Type your vehicle year in the SEARCH BOX. E.g. 2010

Leave a comment if you cannot find your vehicle.

Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Recommended
Engine Oil
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
5.3L1999Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30;
All TEMPS: 5W30;
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2000Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30;
All TEMPS: 5W30;
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2001Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30;
All TEMPS: 5W30;
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2002Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2002Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30;
All TEMPS: 5W30;
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2003Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2003Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2004Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2004Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2005Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2006Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2007Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2008Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
Above -20°F: 5W30
If in area of extreme cold, where the temperature falls below the specified temperature range, use 5W30 synthetic or 0W30 meeting Original Equipment specifications. These provide easier starting of the engine at extremely low temperatures.
5.3L2010Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above 32°F: 10W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2011Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2012Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013Chevy Silverado 15006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2014Chevy Silverado 15008.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2015Chevy Silverado 15008.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2016Chevy Silverado 15008.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2017Chevy Silverado 15008.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2018Chevy Silverado 15008.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2019Chevy Silverado 15008.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2020Chevy Silverado 15008.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2021Chevy Silverado 15008.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20

5W30 oil is a great choice for your Chevy Silverado 1500. However, not all models use this oil type. Firstly, all Chevy Silverado 1500s from 1999 to 2013 have a 6-quart capacity. All other models up to 2021 have an 8-quart capacity. These trucks can use the synthetic 5W30 in average temperatures, but when it’s above -4F, the 10W30 should suffice for 1999 – 2004 models.

Trucks from 2006 – 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2013 use 0W30 oil in temperatures below -20°F. Meanwhile, the 2010 Chevy Silverado 1500 is supposed to use 10W30 in temperatures above 32°F.

As for trucks from 2014, they take 0W20 oil in all temperatures except for the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500. This vehicle should use 5W30 for all temps and 0W30 for temperatures below -20°F.

Read more: 6 Best Tuners/Programmers For 5.3 Silverado Review 2022

1999 – 2000 Chevy Silverado 2500 5.3L Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
The Chevy Silverado 2500s from 1999 to 2000 use 5W30 oil in all temperatures
Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Recommended
Engine Oil
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
5.3L1999Chevy Silverado 25006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2000Chevy Silverado 25006.0 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Above -4°F: 10W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.

The Chevy Silverado 2500s from 1999 to 2000 also use 5W30 oil in all temperatures. Still, SAE 5W30 oil is preferred, and 10W30 is suitable in temps above -4°F. Yet, these trucks have a 6-quart oil capacity when you change the oil and the filter.

2000 – 2022 Chevy Suburban 5.3L Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
The 2000 to 2014 Chevy Suburban equipped with a 5.3L engine takes 6 quarts of 5W30 oil with the filter

Type your vehicle year in the SEARCH BOX. E.g. 2010

Leave a comment if you cannot find your vehicle.

Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Recommended
Engine Oil
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
5.3L2000Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2001Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2002Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2003Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2005Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2006Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2007Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2008Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2009Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
If in area of extreme cold, where the temperature° falls below the specified temperature range, use 5W30 synthetic or 0W30 meeting Original Equipment specifications. These provide easier starting of the engine at extremely low temperatures.
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Above 32°F: 10W30
5.3L2011Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2012Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014Chevy Suburban6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2015Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2016Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2017Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2018Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2019Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2020Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2021Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2022Chevy Suburban8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20

The 2000 to 2014 Chevy Suburban equipped with a 5.3L engine takes 6 quarts of 5W30 oil with the filter. In addition, these SUVs can use 10W30 oil in temps above 0°F except for the 2006 to 2008 models, which maintain the 5W30 oil no matter the temperature.

2009 Chevy Suburban 5.3 is designed to use 0W30 in temps below -20°F. However, if you live in a climate where temperatures fall below the specified range, you can use 5W30 or 0W30 synthetic oil. These oils should prevent trouble with starting the engine in extremely low temperatures.

If you own the 2010 Chevy Suburban, it can use 10W30 in temps above 32°F. On the other hand, the 2011 to 2014 SUVs use 0W30 oil when temperatures reach below -20°F.

For those with a Chevy Suburban 5.3 from 2015 to 2022, your SUV has an 8-quart capacity. It uses 0W20 oil at all temperatures, and Amazon Basics is still the best brand to get your 0W20 oil for these vehicles.

2000 – 2022 Chevy Tahoe 5.3L Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
If your Chevy Tahoe uses the 5.3L engine and has the base year 2000 to 2014, it takes 6 quarts of oil

Type your vehicle year in the SEARCH BOX. E.g. 2010

Leave a comment if you cannot find your vehicle.

Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Recommended
Engine Oil
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
5.3L2000Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2001Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2002Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2003Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2005Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2006Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2007Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2008Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
If in area of extreme cold, where the temperature falls below the specified temperature range, use 5W30 synthetic or 0W30 meeting Original Equipment specifications. These provide easier starting of the engine at extremely low temperatures.
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Above 32°F: 10W30
5.3L2011Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2012Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014Chevy Tahoe6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2015Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2016Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2017Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2018Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2019Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2020Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2021Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2022Chevy Tahoe8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20

This full-size SUV is the best seller in Chevy’s line, and has used a V8 engine all its life. If your Chevy Tahoe uses the 5.3L engine and has the base year 2000 to 2014, it takes 6 quarts of oil. Your vehicle will use either 5W30 in all temps or 10W30 in temps above 0°F for 2000 to 2004 models. Those from 2005 to 2009 take 5W30 even when temperatures go above or below the specified range.

Nonetheless, the 2009 model will take 0W30 in temperatures below -20°F and the 2010 model uses 10W30 in temps above 10°F. 2011 to 2014 models are supposed to utilize 0W30 in -20°F and below, while all other models from 2015 to 2022 use 0W20 in all temperatures. However, the 2015 to 2022 Chevy Tahoe 5.3 vehicles have an 8-quart oil capacity.

2009 – 2012 GMC Canyon 5.3L Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
All 2009 to 2012 GMC Canyon 5.3 take 6 quarts of 5W30 oil in all temps

Type your vehicle year in the SEARCH BOX. E.g. 2010

Leave a comment if you cannot find your vehicle.

Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Recommended
Engine Oil
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
5.3L2009GMC Canyon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2010GMC Canyon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Where temperature°Fall below -20F (-29C) it is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W30 oil meeting, GM standard GM6094.
5.3L2011GMC Canyon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2012GMC Canyon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30

All 2009 to 2012 GMC Canyon 5.3 take 6 quarts of 5W30 oil in all temps. Still, they utilize 0W30 oil that meets OEM standards in areas where temps can reach below -20F. The only exception is the 2012 model, which only uses 5W30 even in frigid weather.

2003 – 2014 GMC Savana 1500 5.3L Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
This passenger van from the years 2003 to 2014 with a GMC 5.3 carries six quarts of oil together with the oil filter

Type your vehicle year in the SEARCH BOX. E.g. 2010

Leave a comment if you cannot find your vehicle.

Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Recommended
Engine Oil
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
5.3L2003GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2005GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2006GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2007GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2008GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
If in area of extreme cold, where the temperature falls below the specified temperature range, use 5W30 synthetic or 0W30 meeting Original Equipment specifications. These provide easier starting of the engine at extremely low temperatures.
5.3L2010GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Where temperature°Fall below -20F (-29C) it is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W30 oil meeting, GM standard GM6094.
5.3L2011GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2012GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014GMC Savana 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30

This passenger van from the years 2003 to 2014 with a GMC 5.3 carries six quarts of oil together with the oil filter. Again, the manufacturer recommends using 5W30 oil at all temperatures. If you live in an area where your thermometer never reads below 0°F, you can buy 10W30 oil. That’s if you own a 2003 or 2004 GMC Savana 1500.

All other models may use 0W30 at -20°F and below. On the 2009 model, be careful to check that your 0W30 oil meets GM6094 standards to prevent engine damage. 2011 and 2012 always use 5W30 even in temps below -20°F.

2003 – 2005 GMC Savana 2500 Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
These vans have a 6-quart oil capacity and utilize 5W30 oil in all temperatures

Leave a comment if you cannot find your vehicle.

Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
Recommended
Engine Oil
5.3L2003GMC Savana 25006 quartsAll TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
5.3L2004GMC Savana 25006 quartsAll TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
5.3L2005GMC Savana 25006 quartsAll TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30

These vans also have a 6-quart oil capacity and utilize 5W30 oil in all temperatures. Again, SAE 5W30 is the preferred option for these vehicles. In average weather above 0°F, the 2003 and 2004 GMC Savana 2500 perform well with 10W30 oil. For the 2005 van, it’s best to use 0W30 in extremities below -20°F to avoid adding strain to the battery in cold weather.

1999 – 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
The GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck from 1999 to 2013 has a 6-quart oil capacity

Type your vehicle year in the SEARCH BOX. E.g. 2010

Leave a comment if you cannot find your vehicle.

Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Recommended
Engine Oil
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
5.3L1999GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2000GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2001GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2002GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2003GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2005GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2006GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2007GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2008GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
If in area of extreme cold, where the temperature falls below the specified temperature range, use 5W30 synthetic or 0W30 meeting Original Equipment specifications. These provide easier starting of the engine at extremely low temperatures.
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Where temperature°Fall below -20F (-29C) it is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W30 oil meeting, GM standard GM6094.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2011GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2012GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2013GMC Sierra 15006 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014GMC Sierra 15008 quartsLookup HereAll TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2015GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2016GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2017GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2018GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2019GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2020GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2021GMC Sierra 15008 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20

Your GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck from 1999 to 2013 has a 6-quart oil capacity. Like most 5.3 vehicles from these model years, 1999 to 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 perform their best on SAE 5W30 engine oil. Trucks from 1999 to 2004 have excellent performance on 10W30 at 0°F and above, while 2006 – 2011 vehicles should start smoothly at below -20F by using 0W30 motor oil.

The 2005 GMC Sierra 1500 always works with 5W30 in all weather.

If you cruise with a truck from 2015 to 2021, it has an 8-quart oil pan. Furthermore, it will work with 0W20 oil no matter the temperature.

1999 – 2000 GMC Sierra 2500 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
1999-2000 GMC Sierra 2500s take 6 quarts of 5W30 oil in all temperatures
Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
Recommended
Engine Oil
5.3L1999GMC Sierra 25006 quartsAll TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
5.3L2000GMC Sierra 25006 quartsAll TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30

These trucks are much like their 1500 5.3 counterparts. This is because they take 6 quarts of 5W30 oil in all temperatures. Additionally, they can do great with 10W30 if your area stays at 0°F and higher temperatures.

2000 – 2022 GMC Yukon 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
If you have a 2000 to 2014 GMC Yukon with a 5.3 engine, your vehicle requires 5W30 oil

Type your vehicle year in the SEARCH BOX. E.g. 2010

Leave a comment if you cannot find your vehicle.

Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Recommended
Engine Oil
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
5.3L2000GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2001GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2002GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2003GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2005GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2006GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L2007GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -4°F: 0W30
5.3L2008GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L [0]2009GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
If in area of extreme cold, where the temperature falls below the specified temperature range, use 5W30 synthetic or 0W30 meeting Original Equipment specifications. These provide easier starting of the engine at extremely low temperatures.
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L [3]2009GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Where temperature°Fall below -20F (-29C) it is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W30 oil meeting, GM standard GM6094.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L [J]2009GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
If in area of extreme cold, where the temperature falls below the specified temperature range, use 5W30 synthetic or 0W30 meeting Original Equipment specifications. These provide easier starting of the engine at extremely low temperatures.
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Where temperature°Fall below -20F (-29C) it is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W30 oil meeting, GM standard GM6094.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2011GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2012GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2013GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014GMC Yukon6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2015GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2016GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2017GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2018GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2019GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2020GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2021GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2022GMC Yukon8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20

If you’re searching for the correct oil to use in a 2000 to 2014 GMC Yukon with a 5.3 engine, your vehicle requires 5W30 oil. Being at the top of GMC’s advanced technology is no joke; that’s why you should use the preferred SAE 5W30 and never miss an oil change.

If you live in an area above 0°F, your SUV is better off with 10W30 motor oil. Yet, for the 2005, 2006, and 2008 models, the 5W30 is still your go-to option. Plus, models from 2007 and 2009 to 2014 will avoid struggling in cold weather below -20°F by using 0W30 engine oil that meets the GM6094 standard.

Again, all 2015 to 2022 GMC Yukons take eight quarts of 0W20 synthetic oil. It’s the ideal type to keep all moving parts lubricated and the engine cool. It’s recommended to change the oil every 7,500 miles for normal driving and sooner if you take your SUV on dusty trails.

2000 – 2022 GMC Yukon XL 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type

Chevy/GMC 5.3 Oil Capacity and Oil Type
All 2000 to 2014 models of the GMC Yukon XL take six quarts of oil with the filter and perform great on 5W30 oil type in all temperatures

Type your vehicle year in the SEARCH BOX. E.g. 2010

Leave a comment if you cannot find your vehicle.

Engine Size
[engine code]
YearsModelsOil
Capacity (with oil filter)
Recommended
Engine Oil
Oil Viscosity
(Type)
5.3L2000GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2001GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2002GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2003GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2004GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L [Z]2005GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
5.3L [T]2005GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2006GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -4°F: 0W30
5.3L2007GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
SAE 5W30 is preferred.
Below -4°F: 0W30
5.3L2008GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
All TEMPS: 5W30
5.3L2009GMC Yukon XL6 quarts
Amazon Basics 5W30

Amazon Basics 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
If in area of extreme cold, where the temperature falls below the specified temperature range, use 5W30 synthetic or 0W30 meeting Original Equipment specifications. These provide easier starting of the engine at extremely low temperatures.
Above -20°F: 5W30
5.3L2010GMC Yukon XL6 quartsLookup HereAll TEMPS: 5W30
Where temperature°Fall below -20F (-29C) it is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W30 oil meeting, GM standard GM6094.
Above 0°F: 10W30
5.3L2011GMC Yukon XL6 quartsLookup HereAll TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2012GMC Yukon XL6 quartsLookup HereAll TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2013GMC Yukon XL6 quartsLookup HereAll TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2014GMC Yukon XL6 quartsLookup HereAll TEMPS: 5W30
Below -20°F: 0W30
5.3L2015GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2016GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2017GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2018GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2019GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2020GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2021GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20
5.3L2022GMC Yukon XL8 quarts
Amazon Basics 0W20

Amazon Basics 0W20
All TEMPS: 0W20

These vehicles share the oil capacity and oil type with their corresponding years in the Yukon line, but with a slight change. All 2000 to 2014 models take six quarts of oil with the filter and perform great on 5W30 oil type in all temperatures.

Still, Yukon GMC XL vehicles from 2000 to 2004 and those with a 2010 model year provide smooth rides with 10W30 oil for those who don’t deal with temps below 0°F. On the other hand, the 2008 full-size SUV does not change its oil type in extreme weather since it can start well with 5W30.

2005, 2009, and 2011 to 2014, GMC Yukon XL 5.3 have to use 0W30 if you see long days of snow in temps below -20°F in your area. The same goes for places that read -4°F if you have a 2006 – 2007 model.

SUVs with model years from 2015 to 2022 work with eight quarts of 0W20 synthetic oil in all temperatures.

What’s Next?

At this point, I know you have your specific Chevy/GMC 5.3 oil capacity and oil type at your fingertips.

There is no more guesswork and trial and error as you can click the add to cart option with confidence.

Remember to change your vehicle’s oil at the recommended interval to extend your engine’s lifespan.

Leave a comment and tell me if your vehicle is not included in the lists above.

Good luck!

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