Need Help?

1997 Honda Passport EX 2WD Auto

1997 Honda Passport
Trim Info:
Rear Wheel Drive, 4 door, Special Purpose Vehicle
15 mpg city / 19 mpg hwy
Other Trims
Do you own this car?
Estimated Mileage
Enter current mileage for most
accurate info about this vehicle

Track Your Service Records
Get Recall Alerts
Get Updated Value Estimates on Your Car.

back to question list

Ask the Community

Ask Our Auto Mechanics

October 18, 2012, 12:44 pm

James B

Question: What is oil/crankcase capacity?

Just purchased 1999 Honda Passport. It does not have owners manual. Want to change oil and filter. How many quarts of oil are required? What is the preferred oil? Previous owner used Castrol High-Mileage 10w-30. What would be compatable? Thank you.

October 28, 2012, 2:00 pm

Elizabeth K

You can download the owner's manual from the Honda website, or you could buy 5 quarts and add until the dipstick says full (which will be more accurate than going with the spec. anyway).

For optimum compatibility, you should stick with the current brand of oil. But if you have a preferred brand, just use it and stick with it. Changing once isn't going to hurt anything. Here's some info on the different oil options:

0/0 users found this helpful.

Ask our panel of certified auto mechanics a question. We pay for their advice so you don't have to

My Auto Score

See the free AutoCheck score

Meet The Experts
Kim Perrin
Kim Perrin is our resident mechanic here at DriverSide. Kim worked as…
Tyler Orr
Tyler Orr is an expert in German and Japanese cars and has been a mechanic …
Elizabeth Kriesten
Elizabeth Kriesten worked as an automotive technician for several years at Dodge…
Tips on Servicing

Car Brakes: How Do You Know When to Change Them?

By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. It goes without saying that these pieces wear out, but they do so slowly, meaning you may not notice they need attention until ...

Read more…