Engine Oil and Fluid Recommendation for Chevrolet (USA) Express – 4.3 V6; 4.8 V8; 5.3 V8; 6.0 V8 Motor oils are an important component of a car engine. With the right choice of chemical, mechanical, thermal qualities, engine oils are able to provide stable, reliable and long-term engine operation throughout the life of the car.
  • Engine: Vortec; LR4; LY2; LM7; LMF; LQ4
  • Engine oil capacity, liter: 4.5-6.0
  • Automatic transmission capacity, liter: 7.5
  • Differential capacity, liter: 3.5
  • Cooling system capacity, liter: 13.5-16.0
  • Year: 2009-2016

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