Engine oil specifications

Fully synthetic engine oil of at least ACEA A5/B5 must be used. Lower oil grades may not offer the same fuel economy, engine performance or engine protection.

Volvo recommends:

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See the Service and warranty booklet for information about oil change intervals.


This vehicle is delivered from the factory with synthetic oil.

Do not use oil additives.

Oil viscosity

The wrong oil viscosity can shorten engine service life during normal use. SAE 5W-30 provides good fuel economy and engine protection. See the viscosity chart.

P5-1507-XC90-USA-oil viscosity table
Viscosity chart

Extreme driving conditions

Volvo's VCC RBS0-2AE/SAE 0W20 oil is recommended for extreme conditions.

Oil volume

The oil volume for the engine is:
Liter (approx)5.6
US qts (approx)5.9