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#4358738 - 03/20/17 06:02 PM Oil for 2008 jeep compass 2.4
02s4audi Offline

Registered: 03/27/15
Posts: 339
Loc: New York
My girlfriend that I just started dating not to long ago has an 08 compass with about 125k on it. I'm looking to run an oil and filter capable of extended oci (if possible in this engine) as she doesn't keep up on maintenance very well. What would you recommend? I believe spec is 5w20. My 03 4runner calls for 5w30 could I just run 5w30 in both without issue?

#4358753 - 03/20/17 06:22 PM Re: Oil for 2008 jeep compass 2.4 [Re: 02s4audi]
CT8 Offline

Registered: 10/09/14
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Get a better Girlfriend.
Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity, we shall prevail

#4358776 - 03/20/17 06:40 PM Re: Oil for 2008 jeep compass 2.4 [Re: 02s4audi]
Tech819 Offline

Registered: 02/08/15
Posts: 247
Loc: Toronto, Canada
Wasn't this question or at least a similar one asked by you not to long ago?
2017 Impreza Sport Hatch M1 0w20 OEM filter
2003 Corolla PP 5w30 OEM Filter
2013 Jetta 2.5 Castrol 0w40 OEM filter

#4358795 - 03/20/17 06:57 PM Re: Oil for 2008 jeep compass 2.4 [Re: 02s4audi]
Kuato Offline

Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 7094
Loc: Colorado
New girlfriend?

You're probably fine with the 5w30. Since she doesn't pay attention, I'd be sure to use something with a low NOACK which is designed for long intervals, like Amsoil.
Thick vs Thin test: 15k / 43k miles complete

#4358830 - 03/20/17 07:33 PM Re: Oil for 2008 jeep compass 2.4 [Re: 02s4audi]
Brybo86 Offline

Registered: 10/08/11
Posts: 2903
Loc: Chicago, IL
This sounds like a perfect guinea pig for
M1 Annual Protection!
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#4358838 - 03/20/17 07:42 PM Re: Oil for 2008 jeep compass 2.4 [Re: 02s4audi]
Nick1994 Offline

Registered: 02/19/13
Posts: 9824
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
Mobil 1 EP 5w30 & Fram Ultra and forget about it for a while. 10k miles should be no problem, you can probably go further.

My mom has a 2012 Patriot with the 2.0L, similar engine, and I almost always run a 5w30 in it. Owner's manual calls for 5w20 every 8k miles, even conventional.
2015 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L 76k PU 5w30 & OEM
2000 Toyota Camry 2.2L 227k M1 AFE 0w30 & Wix
1996 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L 145k M1 HM 10w40 & Fram Ultra