Recommended 2001 Ford Mustang Engine Oil Capacity & Type

Ford / Essex V6 / 3.8L / 3.8L Essex V6 SPI
Displacement - 3.8L V-6
Power - 200 hp
Torque - 230 lb/ft
Oil Capacity - 5.0 quarts
Oil Viscosity - 5W-20
Oil Drain Plug Torque - 19 lb/ft
Coolant Capacity - 12.2 quarts
Ford / Modular / 4.6 L / 4.6 L 2-Valve
Displacement - 4.6L V-8
Power - 248 hp
Torque - 294 lb/ft
Oil Capacity - 6.0 quarts
Oil Viscosity - 5W-20
Oil Drain Plug Torque - 10 lb/ft
Coolant Capacity - 13.9 quarts

Motor Oil - See more

- 40% more protection than industry standards with enhanced anti-wear additives that build a bonus layer of defense between critical moving parts within your engine

- Resist oil breakdown 10X better than industry standards with a combination of premium antioxidants that fight oil breakdown and degradation

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- ENHANCED MAXLIFE TECHNOLOGY PREVENTS engine breakdown in extreme conditions with 50% better wear protection than the industry standard

- TREAT AND PREVENT LEAKS with premium seal conditioners to keep oil out of places it shouldn’t be

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- Ideal replacement - this engine oil drain plug matches the fit and function of the original drain plug

- Durable construction - this replacement drain plug is made of corrosion-resistant materials for reliable service

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- Ideal replacement - this engine oil drain plug matches the fit and function of the original drain plug

- Durable construction - this replacement drain plug is made of corrosion-resistant materials for reliable service

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Oil filters - See more

- Fit Type: Vehicle Specific

- Part number: FL-820-S

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- fit type: Vehicle Specific

- Part number: FL400S

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- Exclusive FILTECH media technology screens out more harmful particles and dirt, preventing premature wear and engine failure

- OE fit ensured through strong steel base plates and housings that prevent warpage, leaks and poor fit

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- Proven protection for up to 10,000 miles

- Engineered for use with conventional or synthetic motor oil

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Changing oil is an important maintenance task for any Ford Mustang vehicle. Oil lubricates and cools the engine, increasing performance and extending its life. The 2001 Ford Mustang oil capacity depends on the specific engine.

However, finding the right oil capacity is only one step of the process. Also pay attention to the recommended oil viscosity and type for your 2001 Ford Mustang as well as the torque required for the oil drain plug.

Browse the charts to determine how much oil your 2001 Ford Mustang takes and check other oil related specifications.

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