Top 5 Best Oil For Ford Mustang [2005-2014]

Our Overall #1 Rated Pick

Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30 Motor Oil

Dr. John Ellis, a Scottish chemist and inventor, developed a petroleum-based lubricant in 1866 and trademarked the Valvoline name in 1873.

150 years later, this company is still creating one of the most high-quality engine oils on the market. Their team of specialist has decades of experience working on all makes and models of cars. Over the years, they have mastered the art and science of automotive lubrication to achieve world-class products that keep vehicles safely driving all around the world.

Engine wear and failure can be safely avoided thanks to the anti-wear additives’ unique combination of properties. The result is 40% greater wear protection than industry standards, as determined in the Industry Sequence IVB Valve Train Wear Test.

The M2 Full Synthetic oil, which is made of superior antioxidants and has been proven to provide 10-times more protection against harmful viscosity growth in the industry’s Sequence IIIH engine test (versus ILSACGF-6 specification limits), and contains a unique blend.

Additional product benefits include:

Are you a 2005 – 2014 Ford Mustang owner that wants to know which motor oil is best for your beloved car?

Engine oil is the lifeblood of any car engine, as it does a number of jobs to ensure your engine operates smoothly and efficiently.

Firstly, it ensures all moving parts are lubricated and protected from corrosion.

Secondly, it carries away heat from the engine by circulating around the pistons, cylinders, and other metal components inside the engine block.

Finally, additives in engine oil prevent harmful buildups that could lead to damage or complete failure.

Engine oil is available in a variety of grades. Choosing the correct type of engine oil for your 2005 – 2014 Ford Mustang will ensure a long-lasting and healthy engine. I did thorough research and came up with a list of the top 5 best engine oils for the 2005 – 2014 Ford Mustang.

Best Engine Oils For 2005 - 2014 Ford Mustang


Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30 Motor Oil

Mobil 1 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil

Valvoline High Mileage SAE 5W-30 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil

Pennzoil 5W-30 Synthetic Blend Motor Oil

Castrol GTX MAGNATEC 5W-30 Full Synthetic Motor Oil

Ford Mustang Oil Recommended by Manufacturer

The recommended oil type for the 2005-2014 Ford Mustang is an SAE full synthetic at a viscosity of 5W-30.

The recommended engine oil for the 2005 – 2014 Ford Mustang is a Mobil 1 5W-30 Full Synthetic which meets the requirements of ILSAC GF-5 API, SN, SM, SL.

This oil provides the best protection for your engine under all types of operating conditions. It is also a good choice for those who frequently drive in stop-and-go traffic or in extreme cold weather conditions.

Mobil 1 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil

Ford Mustang 2005 - 2014 Engine Oil Capacity

The 2005 – 2014 Ford Mustang 4.0L 6 Cylinder engine has an engine oil capacity of 5 quarts (4.7 liters) of full synthetic 5W-30 motor oil.

2005-2014 Ford Mustang 4.6L V8 engine has an engine oil capacity of 6 quarts (5.6 liters) of full synthetic 5W-30 motor oil.

5.4L GT50 V8 Ford Mustang has an engine oil capacity of 6.4 quarts (6 liters) of full synthetic 5W-30 motor oil.

2011 Ford Mustang with 3.7L 6 cylinder engine has an oil capacity of 6 quarts (5.6 liters) of full synthetic 5W-30 motor oil.

Do you have a Mustang from another year? Check out our guide to the best oil for 1994-2004 Mustangs, as well as the recommended oil types for 2015-2021 Ford Mustang.

Recommended 2005-2014 Ford Mustang Oil Type By Mileage



Top 5 Best Engine Oils For 2005 - 2014 Ford Mustang

1. Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30 Motor Oil

2. Mobil 1 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil

3. Valvoline High Mileage with MaxLife SAE 5W-30 Motor Oil

4. Pennzoil Synthetic Blend 5W-30 Motor Oil

5. Shell Rotella 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil

Without the appropriate treatment, miles put on your hardworking engine will cause wear and eventually engine failure. That is why you need Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic Oil. Their scientists and engineers have developed a motor oil formula that better protects against the four most common causes of engine breakdown – wear, friction, heat, and deposits. This means better performance and longer engine life. 



The ultimate choice for long-lasting durability and performance, Mobil 1 High Mileage 5W-30 advanced full synthetic motor oil is formulated to improve engine performance and extend the life of cars with more than 75,000 miles on the odometer. Mobil 1 High Mileage oils are formulated with a unique combination of high-performance synthetic base stocks that have been fortified with an additive system developed especially for higher mileage Ford Mustangs.



Valvoline High Mileage Synthetic Blend motor oil is a unique combination of wear-fighting additives that includes MAxLife Technology to attack the underlying causes of vehicle deterioration: abrasion, deposits, sludge, and leaks. This motor oil is perfect for Ford Mustangs with over 75,000 miles. This premium formula, which was designed to give a thick and durable anti-wear film, protect against sludge and deposits, rejuvenate aging engine seals, and resist motor oil breakdown in extreme situations, was developed with MaxLife Technology.



The Pennzoil 5W-30 synthetic motor blend oil prevents dirt and contaminants from turning into performance-robbing deposits. On top of that, it also removes sludge. It is a great choice for a 2005 – 2014 Ford Mustang.



Castrol GTX MAGNATEC is uniquely formulated to give instant protection from the moment you start your Ford Mustang. Did you know that up to 75% of engine wear occurs during the first 20 minutes of warm-up? When your engine stops, oil drains away from important engine components, but the intelligent molecules in Castrol GTX MAGNATEC don’t. They form an extra layer of protection during warm-up, when your engine needs it most, reducing engine wear and keeping critical components 4X smoother. 



How to Change Oil on 2005 - 2015 Ford Mustang

Required Materials:

  1. Oil filter
  2. 5 quarts of full synthetic 5W-30 motor oil
  3. Jack and jack stands
  4.  13 millimeter wrench
  5. Oil drain pan

Performing the oil change:

  1. Park the Ford Mustang on a leveled ground.
  2. Open the hood, locate and remove the oil cap.
  3. Lift the front end of your vehicle.
  4. Locate the oil drain bolt and loosen it using a 13-millimeter wrench. There isn’t enough clearance for a socket.
  5. Place an oil drain pan underneath so you can catch the old engine oil.
  6. Completely remove the drain bolt and let the old engine oil drain into the drain pan.
  7. Once the oil is completely drained, reinstall the oil drain bolt using the 13-millimeter wrench.
  8. Locate and remove the old oil filter. It is visible for both the top and the bottom of the vehicle.
  9. Install the new oil filter. Make sure to lubricate the new oil filter before installing it.
  10. Remove the jack stands and lower the Ford Mustang.
  11. Pour 5 quarts of full synthetic 5W-30 motor oil into the engine and reinstall the oil cap once done.
  12. Start the engine and check the oil level.

Ricky Miller

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