Engine Oil and Fluid Recommendation for Chevrolet (USA) Avalanche – 5.3 V8; 5.3 V8 Flex Fuel; 6.0 V8 Properly selected engine oil for a car is the key to a long and trouble-free operation of the engine.
  • Engine: LY5; LMG/LC9; L76
  • Engine oil capacity, liter: 6.0
  • Automatic transmission capacity, liter: 7.5-12.0
  • Cooling system capacity, liter: 16.0
  • Year: 2007-10

Engine oil

  • Synthetic oil: M 5W-30
  • Synthetic oil: M 5W-30


  • Synthetic gear oil: 75W90 GL5

Automatic transmission

  • Synthetic gear oil: ATF Dexron VI (ATF Dexron 6)

Power steering

  • Synthetic transmission fluid: AISIN-AW

Cooling system

  • Antifreeze for the engine: Antifreeze G12+ violet