2009 Toyota Camry Oil Type

In particular for those consumers who purchased second-hand vehicles, finding the right oil for vehicles is the second most difficult, why is it difficult for buyers of used cars? They don’t know exactly what oil they used before until the first owner of the car told the truth about the oil of the car engine.

So What to Do When You Buy 2009 Toyota Camry Oil Type

Engine oil selection based on certain criteria

Last oil condition

  • Whether the oil was thick or thin
  • Quantity of the oil drain out from engine was at a sufficient level (vehicle burn engine oil after few 1000 miles but at a very low level).

Engine condition

  • Good engine condition means, no white smoke, no burning oil at a large scale.

Engine oil

  • Whether the last owner was using synthetic, semi synthetic or conventional oil/.
  • Which oil viscosity grade was using by previous owner.

Other Criteria’s

Climate, daily driving miles, road terrain

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Recommended by Toyota for 2009 Toyota Camry oil type

2.4l inline-4 engine

  • 0w-20 synthetic oil
  • 5w-20 synthetic oil

3.5l v6 engine

  • 5w-30 synthetic oil

Can we use as per manufacturer recommended oil, the answer is yes. It’s all depends on car condition as per stated above.

Here are the list of best motor oil brands in manufacturer grade, in case you are decided manufacturer.


2009 Toyota Camry Oil Type
AmazonBasics Full Synthetic Motor Oil – 0W-20 – 5 Quart
Formulated for longer drain intervals Helps prevent build up that can cause rust and corrosion Reduces friction for less engine wear High resistance to viscosity and thermal breakdown Helps reduce exhaust emissions$23.86
2009 Toyota Camry Oil Type
Mobil 1 120758 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil for 0W-20 5, 4.73L  
Low viscosity, advanced full synthetic formula; helps increase engine efficiency and improve fuel economy up to 2 percentOutstanding thermal and oxidation stability; helps reduce oil aging, resulting in long lasting protectionOutstanding low-temperature capabilities; quick cold-weather starting and fast protection helps extend engine lifePrecisely balanced additive component systemExcellent overall lubrication and wear protection performance for many driving styles and conditions, from mild to severe, where a 5W-20 or 0W-20 is recommended$24.97


2009 Toyota Camry Oil Type
Pennzoil Ultra Platinum Full Synthetic 5W-20-30 Motor Oil 
Provides better fuel economy—drive on average an extra 550 miles per year (versus a dirty engine)Pennzoil Platinum 5W-20 keeps pistons up to 45% cleaner than the toughest industry standard (Based on Sequence IIIH results)No other leading synthetic oil provides better wear protection from friction (Based on Sequence IVA wear test using SAE 5W-30)Formulated to provide faster low-temperature oil flow and protection in extreme heat Helps protect engines from loss of power$20.97

Castrol GTX MAGNATEC 5W-30 Full Synthetic Green, 5 Quart  
Superior wear protection on critical engine partsMeets Specifications: API SN Plus, ILSAC GF-5, GM dexos1 Gen 2, Ford WSS-M2C929-A, WSS-M2C946-B1Dramatically reduce engine wear$19.96

2009 Toyota Camry Oil Type
AmazonBasics High Mileage Motor Oil – Full Synthetic 5W-20 – 5 Quart
Ideal for engines over 75,000 miles and for longer drain intervalsHelps prevent build up that can cause rust and corrosionReduces friction for less engine wearHigh resistance to viscosity and thermal breakdown$21.24
For Those Who May Not Quite Sure Which Oil Should I Choose Then What to Do for 2009 Toyota Camry Oil Type

You have to do few experiment to be able to get the perfect matching oil for your car engine.

So Let start with company manufacturer recommended grade.

Inspect every 1000 miles and see oil condition, level and engine smoothness, in case you feel that the car burn too much oil lets instance every 1000 miles 1 liter of oil, is too much for the car.

Or you hearing strange noise at the start of the engine in the morning, acceleration of the car not as expected.

So then change the oil by upgrading the viscosity grade.

 PreviouslyUpgrade viscosity grade
2.4l inline-4 engine0w-20 synthetic oil 5w-20 synthetic oil5w-20 synthetic oil 10w-20/30 synthetic oil
3.5l v6 engine5w-30 synthetic oil10w-30/40 synthetic oil

Which brand is best in this viscosity with best oil additives?


Royal Purple API-Licensed SAE 10W-30 High Performance Synthetic Motor Oil – 5 qt  
Better wear protection Increased protection against LSPI Increased fuel efficiency Better protection for vehicle exhaust emissions equipment Improved compatibility with fuels containing ethanol  $37.55

Pennzoil 5 quart 10W-30 High Mileage Motor Oil (SN Jug)
Conventional High Mileage 10W-30 engine oil specially formulated for new or late model SUVs, light vans and trucks, and passenger carsRecommended for vehicles with over 75, 000 milesHelps prevent sludge and other damaging depositsContains seal conditioning agents for dry or cracked engine seals to help reduce leaks and oil consumptionProvides proven wear protection for engine parts$21.97

AmazonBasics High Mileage Motor Oil – Full Synthetic – 10W-30 – 5 Quart
Ideal for engines over 75,000 miles and for longer drain intervalsHelps prevent build up that can cause rust and corrosionReduces friction for less engine wearHigh resistance to viscosity and thermal breakdown  $21.24

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