Which Engine Oil Is Best For Mehran

Suzuki Mehran(alto) has been around in Pakistan for almost 34 years, it was first introduced in 1989 into the market and remain till 1998 except Pakistan.Some changes have been made such as engine refinement and minor interior & exterior changes, but still, lack most of the features and specification that other cars offered at the cost of Mehran.

Its passenger A/C vent has been removed; headlights and tail-lights, bumpers and front grill have been renewed. However, after 2013, a EURO II engine was installed to meet the requirements of Pakistan’s lagging emission standards. The suspension system is based on a low cost obsolete earlier leaf-sprung rigid axle instead of shock absorbers.

However, in this topic which engine oil is best for Mehran Suzuki will be discussed?

According to the car experts, these below engine oil is best for Mehran, try to use these oils with the models years as suggested in the chart.

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 5W-20.
  • 35,000 TO 95,000 kilometers…ZIC- 10W-40.
  • Above 95,000…(Havoline, KIXX-20W-50).


Engine cc Engine Technology
Capacity/filter capacity

Oil Change Interval


Recommended oil API
Suzuki Mehran  1992 to 2002 model- 2nd


796  F8A SOHC I3 Cylinder 2.5/0.5 2000/Km HAVOLINE-20w-50


Suzuki Mehran 2003 to 2009- 2nd


796  F8A SOHC I3 Cylinder 2.5/0.5 2500/Km  

KIXX G1- 20W-50





Suzuki Mehran 2009 to 2012-2nd


796  F8A SOHC I3 Cylinder 2.5/0.5 2500/Km  




Suzuki Mehran 2012 to 2014-2ND  generation

800 F8B SOHC I3 Cylinder 2.5/0.5 3000/Km  






Suzuki Mehran 2012 to 2018-2ND  generation 800 F8B SOHC I3 Cylinder 2.5/0.5 3500/Km ZIC X7 FE 5W-20


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API Chart for car owners to understand better about the oil.

All these oils are fully synthetic except the Havoline with the characteristics of semi-synthetic technology, A Car owner can use other than the above-listed oil but so far in Pakistan, these are the best oil for Suzuki Mehran, No other oil brand can compensate these oil performance, efficiency, and reliability.

Some people argue about using Shell, but according to our expert’s shell may not as good as other oils.

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One comment

  1. Assalam-o-Alaikum!

    Suggest me which engine oil will best for my car Suzuki Mehran 2008 in Karachi City, although my running is low i.e. 3000 km/year approx. and engine has been overhauled first time since 2008 a year before, please.

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