Which Engine Oil Is Best For Honda City

Honda city is a famous car all over the world, a different version with different features and specification launched around the world, in this chart only Asian models have been selected, therefore double check the car engine specification before applying this chart on your car.

This written chart is the recommended engine oil for honda city by the experts after deep analysis.

Here are the following experts:

  • Motor mechanics
  • Engine oil distributors
  • Engine oil Retail shops

Some people, particularly in Pakistan, India, Srilanka and bangladesh care more about cost than the product quality, Synthetic oil is best for most of the cars, Mineral or non-synthetic oil might suit at some stages but not as effective as synthetic oil can do. However, it cost the car owner more than normal engine oil but it could compensate the cost by allowing the car to cover more kilometers than normal oil covered capacity.

  • In this chart, some of the non-synthetic oil recommended by the experts in late models of Honda city so the choice is yours.
  • There is a high probability that most of the people don’t know about API, therefore there is an image of API chart below.
  • All these grades recommended to the healthy engine, these oil grades with brands may not be the right choice for the weak engines.

Weak Engine Indications:

  • Frequent white smoke from the exhaust while accelerating.
  • Engine Oil dries up after a couple of drives.
  • Engine overheat while A/c On. Other common reasons of engine overheat would be radiator or fan.

Oil grade as per kilometer:

  • 0 TO 35,000 kilometers…ZIC, Quartz 90005W-20.
  • 35,000 TO 85,000 kilometers…ZIC- 10W-40, Shell HX7.
  • Above 85,000…(Havoline –20W-50), (Synthetic oil…ZIC-20W-50).

Which engine oil is best for Honda city?

Models Engine cc Engine Technology Honda city engine oil Capacity/filter capacityliters(liters) Oil Change Interval Honda City Recommended Engine oil API
Honda city  2000 to 2003 model- 3rd generation 1343 D13B I4, SOHC I6, VTEC 3.5/0.2 3000/Km Zic x5

20w-50Havoline 20w-50



Honda city 2004 to 2008- 4TH generation 1246 L12A, IDSI, SOHC 16, Valves  3.5/0.2 3500/Km Zic x5 20W-50

Shell Hx7 10w-30



Honda City 2009 to 2015-4th generation 1297  L13B,DOHC 16 valve i-VTEC 3.5/0.2 4500/Km Total Quartz 9000 5w-30 SN/CF
Honda city 2016 to 2018-5th generation 1339  L13Z1, SOHC, 16-valve i-VTEC 3.5/0.2 4500/Km ZIC X7 FE 5W-20
Honda city 2014 to 2018-5th generation 1497 L15Z1,  SOHC, 16-valve i-VTEC 3.8/0.3 4500/Km ZIC X7 FE 5W-20

Top Synthetic Engine Oils in Pakistan

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I am an experienced technical writer holding a Master's degree in computer science from BZU Multan, Pakistan University. With a background spanning various industries, particularly in home automation and engineering, I have honed my skills in crafting clear and concise content. Proficient in leveraging infographics and diagrams, I strive to simplify complex concepts for readers. My strength lies in thorough research and presenting information in a structured and logical format.

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